Philips expands its range of consumer-focused digital health solutions at CES 2020

January 6, 2020                                                                                          

New data-driven personalized connected care solutions for sleep, oral health and mother & child care offer consumers the benefits of evidence-based solutions, expert advice, and always on connection to professional help

Las Vegas, United States and Amsterdam, the Netherlands – At CES …

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Wi-Fi Alliance® brings Wi-Fi 6 into 6 GHz

Wi-Fi 6E will rapidly deliver benefits in 6 GHz once available

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wi-Fi Alliance® is introducing new terminology to distinguish forthcoming Wi-Fi 6 devices that are capable of 6 GHz operation, an important portion of unlicensed spectrum …

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Salceda bats for virtual banking regulation

Albay Representative Joey Salceda on Monday filed a measure providing a regulatory framework for virtual banking to boost the financial inclusion thrust pursued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Salceda, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, filed House Bill 5913, which aims …

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Medical posts all set for Traslacion 2020

Around 20 medical teams will be deployed during the 2020 Traslacion procession on Thursday, January 9, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday.

In a press conference at the Pope Benedict Building in Quiapo Church, DOH's Health Emergency Management Bureau (HEMB) Director, Dr. Gloria …

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Lawmaker questions Grab’s refund system

A party-list lawmaker on Monday questioned the Grab Philippines' refund system after several of its passengers expressed dismay over the measly rebate they received from the ride-hailing service company.

ACT-CIS Party-list Representative Eric Go Yap noted that Grab passengers received an amount as low as …

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PSA-11 gears for 2020 census

The Philippine Statistics Authority in Region 11 (PSA-11) is gearing for the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH), an official said Monday.

PSA-11 officer-in-charge Pepito Amoyen said the agency's board members will convene to further discuss important details and strategies that will help in …

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Iloilo province mulls pork ban extension

The Iloilo provincial government is considering an extension of the ban on the entry of hogs and pork products from Luzon and other areas identified by the Department of Agriculture (DA) as positive for African swine fever (ASF) contamination.

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. issued …

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Zambo Sibugay to implement P133-M road project

The government is set to implement within this month the PHP133-million eight-kilometer Pangi-Guituan-Gomotoc provincial road concreting project here.

This was announced by Governor Wilter Yap Palma during the flag-raising ceremony Monday at the Center Podium of the provincial capitol.

Palma said the road concreting project, …

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3 nabbed in Zambo police anti-drug ops

Three individuals were arrested in separate anti-drug operations on Sunday in this southern port city, a police official said Monday.

Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, identified the arrested suspects as Ryan Napalcruz Garcia, 39; Julaila Batayola Damsid, 29; and Nuruddin Abdulsamad …

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PH T-bill rates end mixed Monday

Rate of the government-issued Treasury bills (T-bills) ended mixed Monday but all three tenors were oversubscribed.

Average rate of the bellwether 91-day paper dropped to 3.179 percent from 3.192 percent during the auction on December 2, 2019.

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) offered the …

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Robredo’s drug findings ‘a dud’: Palace

MalacaAang on Monday dismissed Vice President Leni Robredo's findings and recommendations on the illegal drugs campaign as a dud, stressing that she was only trying to be relevant.

Robredo claimed anew that the Duterte administration's crackdown on illegal drugs is a failure because authorities have …

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LTFRB-10 impounds 6 ‘Angkas’ motorcycles in CDO

In compliance with the order of the Department of Transportation (DoTr), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) said it has begun confiscating motorcycles used by bikers affiliated with motorcycle ride-sharing and delivery service company "Angkas" in this city.

According to LTFRB-10 Director Aminoden …

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Mati City receives 2 child-friendly awards

The city of Mati in Davao Oriental received two plaques of recognition on Monday -- the 2018 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance and the 2018 Presidential Award for Child-Friendly Municipalities and Cities -- as the regional winner.

The Department of the Interior and Local Government …

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4 Zambo City barangays declared ‘drug-cleared’

The Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing Program (BDCP) has declared four barangays as drug-cleared barangays in this southern port city.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region 9 (PDEA) Director Edgar Jubay on Monday identified the drug-cleared villages as Barangays Pasilmanta, Landang Laum, Tictapul, and Sibulao, …

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