London, United Kingdom, Jan. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SNOMED International recently presented its Award for Excellence and Lifetime Achievement Award at its Awards Gala held in conjunction with the SNOMED CT Expo 2019 hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last October. Award recipients are nominated …Read More
- Financial results expected to be below guidance, driven largely by actions at Transportation to resolve challenging projects
- Aviation financial results largely on track
- Company actively pursuing strategic options to accelerate deleveraging
- Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership
All amounts in this press …Read More
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Sinch and Mental Health America launch world’s first texting switchboard, inviting people to send positive messages to strangers
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN and SEATTLE, WA, JANUARY 16, 2020 – In response to the spread …Read More
DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CoImmune, Inc. and Formula Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the merger between the two companies, bringing together two therapeutic immuno-oncology platforms.
Upon completion of the merger of Formula Pharmaceuticals into CoImmune, bringing forth access to all of Formula …Read More
The Bureau of Internal Revenue-Cordillera Administrative Region (BIR-CAR) has surpassed its 2019 collection target by 5.3 percent, exceeding the collection by PHP326 million, an official said on Thursday.
The region's collection is PHP6,437,149,712 as against the PHP6,110,505,000 target.
The collection also posted a 17.29-percent increase …Read More
The Philippine Navy (PN)'s first two anti-submarine helicopters, the AgustaWestland (AW) 159 'Wildcat", will be operational in detecting, and if necessary, destroy submersibles encroaching on the country's waters this November.
"The helicopters are okay and the (crew is) still undergoing training (on how to operate …Read More
The total deployment ban of Filipino workers in Kuwait stays unless its government honors a pact signed to guarantee their protection, MalacaAang said on Thursday.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) approved a resolution imposing a total …Read More
A record number of 7,724 unwanted foreigners were barred from entering the country in 2019, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported on Thursday.
Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said these foreigners were denied entry last year, an increase of 65 percent from 4,679 in 2018.
They …Read More
- Many Filipinos are still convinced that President Rodrigo Duterte showed sincerity in tapping Vice President Leni Robredo as Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) co-chair to improve the fight against illegal drugs, the latest survey by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed.
The SWS …Read More
Two Catholic churches in Manila will assist couples whose wedding schedules were affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano.
Fr. Reginald Malicdem, rector of the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception popularly known as Manila Cathedral, said they are opening some slots for weddings for …Read More
Makati Mayor Abby Binay on Thursday ordered the deployment of the city's disaster response vehicles and equipment to Bauan, Batangas to assist thousands of evacuees from localities affected by the continuing unrest of the Taal Volcano.
Binay said the city government will send one supertanker, …Read More
The alert status of Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island, one of the active volcanoes in the country, remains normal despite reported volcanic quakes, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has said.
The information was relayed by Negros Occidental Provincial Disaster Management Program Division …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to review the explanation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the honest mistake it made in their presentation on the procurement of laser speed guns, MalacaAang said on Thursday.
They (PNP) will have to submit a report on that …Read More
Two "small explosions" were recorded as Taal Volcano remains on Alert Level 4 (hazardous explosive eruption is possible within hours to days), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Thursday.
"At 6:17 a.m. and 6:21 a.m., there were short-lived, small explosions (recorded), …Read More
The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) will launch a communications campaign on the accomplishments of the Duterte administration in its landmark programs and projects for the past three years, focusing on various narratives from its beneficiaries.
This in line with the department's bid to raise …Read More
- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office here has terminated four roads and bridges projects in Eastern Visayas due to the contractors' failure to complete the work within the timetable.
These projects are the PHP150.39 million paving of San Antonio Circumferential …Read More
An additional 100 personnel have been deployed by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday to augment the rescue and relief efforts of government forces in the province of Batangas following the continued eruption of Taal Volcano.
In a statement, the PCG said the personnel …Read More
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Thursday said Congress must prepare to accommodate a request from the executive branch for supplemental appropriations to fund the relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by the Taal Volcano eruption.
In an aide-memoire addressed to Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, …Read More
- President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the grant of gratuity pay of job order and contractual government workers for last year in recognition of their hard work.
Duterte signed Administrative Order No. 20 on January 10, authorizing the grant of gratuity pay of not exceeding …Read More
The Philippine Navy (PN) eyes to acquire eight Israeli Shipyard Ltd Shaldag-class patrol boats to replace the "PKMs" it is using for maritime interdiction operations.
PKM is short for "patrol killer medium" a term used to describe medium-sized naval craft tasked for patrol missions.
In …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has set up checkpoints in areas within the 14-kilometer danger zone of the Taal Volcano, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Thursday.
Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya, DILG spokesperson, said local government units may allow access to …Read More
Vegetable farmers and traders here supplying vegetables in Metro Manila will have something to celebrate as Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno" Domagoso backtracked on the order prohibiting the entry of vegetable truckers from Jan. 17 to 19.
Okay na at hindi isasara (Recto Avenue), so …Read More
The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) ordered the city government to pay more than PHP6 million to relatives of the victims of Payatas dumpsite collapse in July 2000.
In a 133-page decision dated Oct. 30, 2019, and released Thursday, RTC Branch 27 Acting Presiding …Read More
The Philippine Navy (PN)'s anti-submarine vessel, the BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), for the very first time detected an American submarine with its sonar while patrolling off Palawan waters in November last year.
"For the very first, the BRP Conrado Yap was able to detect submarine …Read More
Eleven more former rebels and Militia ng Bayan members committed on Wednesday to serve the country, taking their oath of allegiance during a ceremony here.
"Maya" (not her real name) said she decided to avail of the government's offer of a new life for the …Read More
- Back after almost two months of vacation, Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido on Wednesday resumed his duties as police deputy for operations and chief of the special anti-drug unit here with an ultimatum to those engaged in the illegal drug trade.
He is inviting people …Read More
The proposed 420-hectare reclamation projects in Bacoor City earned overwhelming support from directly-impacted stakeholders during the public hearing conducted by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Jan. 9, which is part of the Environmental Impact Assessment …Read More
Government troops rescued an Indonesian fisherman, the last captive of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the province of Sulu, a top military official said Thursday.
Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief, identified the rescued Indonesian fisherman as Muhammad Farhan, 27, who …Read More
Some 4,027 indigent senior citizens here received their social pension for this year from the national government.
In a radio interview Thursday, San Carlos City Social Welfare and Development Officer Jesusa Viduya said they started distributing the PHP6,500 social pension during the first week of …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) should investigate the reported death inside a detention facility of a man accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Candelaria, Quezon province, MalacaAang said on Thursday.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement a day after Ricardo Burce, …Read More
Generic drug substitution is expected to increase once the executive order (EO) that would impose a cap on prices of lifesaving medicines has been signed.
In a report, a unit of Fitch Group, Fitch Solutions Macro Research, said while the measure is a threat to …Read More
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is ready to assist and provide scholarships to repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Middle East, Secretary Isidro LapeAa confirmed on Thursday.
"TESDA is ready for the possible, untimely return of OFWs, numbering to thousands as …Read More
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said his department is preparing livelihood assistance to help entrepreneurs affected by the Taal Volcano eruption.
On the sidelines of an event here Thursday, Lopez said the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) aims to disburse PHP50 million worth of microfinance …Read More
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has opened a new public transport route each for Cebu City and Valencia, Negros Oriental under the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program of the Department of Transportation (DOTr).
Eduardo Montealto Jr., regional director of LTFRB in …Read More
A lawmaker at the House of Representatives is batting for the passage of a measure providing for the construction of a multipurpose gym in all municipalities and cities to serve as an evacuation center during times of calamities or disasters.
Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas …Read More
The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) of Negros Occidental is eyeing a partnership with an Indonesian company in the implementation of the province's cattle fattening project.
Dr. Renante Decena, the provincial veterinarian, said on Wednesday he met with representatives of Unimax Inc. from Indonesia here on …Read More
The local government units (LGUs) in the towns and cities of Pangasinan and other non-government organizations in the province have lined up different activities to celebrate the National Bible Month this January.
Myra Jalique, evangelist and Christian musical artists, aid some groups will distribute Bibles …Read More
The operations of Security Bank Corporation (Security Bank) remained suspended in several areas in Batangas and Cavite Thursday, as Alert Level 4 is still raised over Taal Volcano and state of calamity has been declared in the two provinces.
In an advisory, the bank said …Read More
Anti-narcotics agents arrested three drug personalities on the drug watch list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in separate law enforcement operations on Wednesday.
PDEA-12 director Naravy Duquiatan a buy-bust with the Pikit municipal police office collared Joland dela Cerna, a target-listed personality at …Read More
A group engaged in peace-building and social justice initiatives in Mindanao has reiterated its support for a federal form of government amid renewed efforts by lawmakers to amend the 1987 Constitution for a shift from the current unitary system.
In a statement posted on Facebook …Read More
The number of families affected by the eruption of the Taal Volcano on January 12 has risen to 14,918.
In its 6 a.m. Thursday update, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said this is equivalent to 65,184 persons.
Based on the report …Read More
Police have launched a manhunt against a group of armed men involved in the ambush-slay of two motorcycle-riding victims in Pikit, North Cotabato on Wednesday.
Maj. Mautin Pangandigan, Pikit police chief, identified the victims as Benjie Lumacod and Nasrudin Guialodin, both of Kabacan town.
Police …Read More
The city government here on Wednesday provided PHP3.2 million funds to 64 schools in the city to finance the repair of learning facilities damaged by Typhoon Ursula last December.
Mayor Alfred Romualdez led the turnover of financial aid to school heads at the city hall. …Read More
At least seven Lanao del Sur towns have signed up for the livelihood projects that the government is introducing this year, Secretary Emmanuel PiAol of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said Thursday.
Lanao del Sur is among Mindanao provinces that have high poverty incidence at …Read More
GraysOnline is launching a major online auction to raise much-needed funds for volunteer firefighters and animal welfare.
The auction will give Australians the opportunity to turn their valuable items into much needed funds for relief, as the ongoing bushfire catastrophe engulfing much of southeast Australia …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday discussed with religious group Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints several pressing issues, including drug proliferation and the impact of Taal Volcano's eruption.
The dialogue came after the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints paid a courtesy call …Read More
The United States and China signed the "phase one" of a trade deal Wednesday that marks a major milestone in the more than two-year trade war between the world's top two economies.
The agreement was signed by US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier …Read More
A passenger who jumped onto train tracks of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) on Wednesday morning was rescued but sustained injuries from the fall.
In a statement, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) said a 32-year-old female passenger jumped onto the train tracks …Read More