VICTOR, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, today provided a response including fact-based consumer trends to address unfounded concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 virus on its business and consumer sentiment …Read More
VICTOR, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today that Paul Hetterich, president, beer division, Jim Sabia, chief marketing officer, and other members of the beer management team will present on Wednesday, …Read More
Revenues of $11.2 Million in Fiscal Q3 2020, an Increase of 805% over the Previous Fiscal Quarter
EDMONTON, Alberta, Feb. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radient Technologies Inc. (“Radient” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: RTI; OTCQX: RDDTF), a global commercial manufacturer of high …Read More
The Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) has recommended to the national headquarters a different way of measuring the bodies of Igorot policemen who are born stocky compared to other personnel in the country.
We recommended na yung measuring magiging wrist, chest at saka age na …Read More
The MORE Electric and Power Corp. (MORE Power), which has been granted a 25 year franchise to distribute electricity in the city, began taking over the assets of the Panay Electric Company (PECO) on Friday.
This, as the Iloilo City Regional Trial Court has served …Read More
More than PHP1.3 million in fines were collected by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) 13 (Caraga) from January to February.
The collected fines were the result of the 12 law enforcement operations the board conducted over the period, which impounded 33 utility …Read More
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will work round the clock for the major rehabilitation of portions of Roxas Boulevard in the cities of Manila and Pasay, an official said on Friday.
In a phone interview, DPWH South Manila District engineer Mikunug Macud …Read More
Government spending will be the key factor to ensure that domestic consumption remains strong amid fears brought by the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19).
In an interview by journalists Thursday night, BDO Chief Strategist Jonathan Ravelas said people go out less lately …Read More
The real estate industry in the Philippines has been consistently strong each year and a survey shows that between owning lands condominiums, and houses most property seekers still prefer buying a house.
Colliers International Philippines, a real estate services organization, said online real estate marketplace …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) said Friday an intensified health education campaign to spread awareness of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) helps reduce public anxiety and fears.
DOH 8 (Eastern Visayas) information officer John Paul Roca said a series of lectures began in the …Read More
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) here was preparing to invite municipal officials of Bagac and Mariveles towns to settle a boundary dispute that has been running for decades, a board member said Friday.
It is about time the controversy be fixed with the planned development …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 12 has released PHP137.6 million in grants to more than a thousand decommissioned combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Maguindanao, an official said on Friday.
Cezario Joel Espejo, DSWD 12 director, said the …Read More
The Philippine government expressed support to the direction that the United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the High Commissioner for Human Rights have outlined for a human rights agenda oriented towards cooperation between states and the UN system, to veer away from a …Read More
Five Sustainable Livelihood Program Associations (SLPAs) in Mercedes, Camarines Norte received a PHP1 million livelihood fund through the Department of Social Welfare and Development's (DSWD) Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) early this week.
Arnel Garcia, DSWD 5 (Bicol) director, said Friday the SLP is a community …Read More
Mayor Edgardo Labella on Friday asked quarantine and Coast Guard officials to prevent foreign vessels from countries affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) from docking at the local ports.
Labella said he has asked the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) and Philippine Coast Guard …Read More
The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) has sought the help of the barangay monitoring teams to report illegal quarry operations in the province.
This as complaints of illegal quarrying activities in the towns of Alimodian and Janiuay reached Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. …Read More
A total of 432 individuals who have committed various offenses were arrested in relentless police operations in Pampanga, Tarlac, and Angeles City during the past seven days.
This was in line with the Simultaneous Anti Criminality Law Enforcement Operations being implemented by the Police Regional …Read More
Mindanao will have its share of bad weather this Saturday due to the trough of a low pressure area (LPA).
In a weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Mindanao will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms …Read More
The Philippine Basketball Association finally approved the trade that would send Poy Erram to TNT from NLEX.
On Friday, the league announced that the swap that also involves Blackwater was finally given a green light after revisions were made.
In the approved trade package, the …Read More
Thirty days has September."
Still remember this nursery rhyme? Who could forget its last part that says, "All the rest have 31, except for February alone, which has 28 days clear, and 29 in each leap year"?
Did you ever wonder why we have a …Read More
INQUIRER Antilaundering body to check Chinese millions
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DAILY TRIBUNE 'Quo warranto vs ABS CBN lethal'
MANILA TIMES ABS CBN 'requires franchise to operate'
MANILA STANDARD Travel ban …Read More
A total of 63 Philippine Army (PA) officers graduated from the Battalion Commander Pre Command Course in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on Friday.
In a statement, PA spokesperson Col. Ramon Zagala, said the course aims to prepare these officers to be professional and competent battalion …Read More
Economists of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) are considering the slowdown of February inflation rate to 2.8 percent due to lower food pressures and the impact of the coronavirus disease (Covid 19) on people's spending.
This forecast is lower than the 2.9 percent inflation …Read More
Aside from being the Philippine Navy (PN)'s first purposely designed missile frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF 150) also has the capability to protect its crew from chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) attacks.
"The ship would automatically seal itself once its sensors detect that …Read More
Philippine stocks ended the week in negative territory and the peso weakened still due to concerns over the continued rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) cases around the globe.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) slipped further to 6,787.91 points, down 2.58 percent or …Read More
Renewable power firm Hedcor said its tree growing initiative in the past 20 years has already planted 1.4 million seedlings in Bukidnon and Davao areas.
The figure translates to around 47 percent of the three million trees it planted in the same period around the …Read More
Police arrested on Friday two suspected drug traders, one of whom is a barangay tanod (village watchman), in a buy bust operation here, and confiscated from them a firearm and 12 sachets of shabu.
Major Dennis Orbista, Orani police chief, identified the suspects as Marcial …Read More
Three alleged drug pushers were arrested and some 622 grams of shabu estimated at PHP4.2 million was seized during a buy bust operation in Barangay Santol here Thursday night.
Col. Lawrence Cajipe, acting Bulacan police director, identified the suspects as Ely Buenaventura, 41, Reneboy Cahanding, …Read More
labor group on Friday lauded presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for expressing support for the renewal of the legislative franchise of broadcast firm ABS CBN.
Mayor Sara knows well that the non renewal of ABS CBN's (franchise) is detrimental to the employment …Read More
All members of the Cabinet have expressed support to President Rodrigo Duterte's termination of the Philippines' Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States (US), MalacaAang said on Friday.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement to dispute the claim of Senator Panfilo Lacson that …Read More
A Rabbit Research and Development Center will soon be established in this province as part of an effort to develop and promote the rabbit industry in the country.
Artemio Veneracion, president of the Association of Rabbit Meat Producers, Inc. (ARaMP), said on Friday that the …Read More
AirAsia Philippines has shifted its focus to domestic flights following the issuance of a travel ban to North East Asia due to the continuing threat of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19).
AirAsia Philippines chief executive officer Ricky Isla, during a press briefing at …Read More
Six people were arrested while some PHP750,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate operations in Zamboanga del Norte and in this city, officials said Friday.
Police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) officials identified the arrested individuals as Jeffrey Daud, 31, and Nurhida …Read More
Millions of pesos worth of government properties went up in smoke on Thursday night when a fire hits two government buildings in Zamboanga del Sur, an official said Friday.
Chief Insp. Dionisio Cayudong Jr., Pagadian City Fire marshal, said the fire broke out around 6:10 …Read More
M/V Unicorn Bravo, anchored several kilometers off Bredco port in this city after arriving from Xiamen on Monday, is expected to depart Bacolod anytime soon after Mayor Evelio Leonardia banned all vessels coming from China in any port here.
Lieutenant Commander Jansen Benjamin, head of …Read More
The cancelation of festivals and other crowd drawing events here and parts of the Cordillera Administrative Region due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) threat has adversely affected the vegetable industry in the region, an official of a produce trader's group in Benguet said …Read More
The Land Transportation Office 9 (LTO 9) will launch an information campaign to raise public awareness on Republic Act 11229, otherwise known as the "Child Safety on Motor Vehicles Act".
LTO 9 Director Aminola Abaton said Friday said that under R.A. 11229 proposed by the …Read More
Police arrested 25 persons who were allegedly involved in illegal gambling activities in a series of operations here in the past five days.
Lt. Col. Lino Capellan, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 (Soccsksargen), said Friday the suspects were nabbed in at least …Read More
The National Capital Region needed extra time to beat Negros Occidental, 1 0, to win the PFF U15 Boys National Championship at the PFF National Training Centre here on Friday.
Dominic Tom broke the goalless deadlock with the eventual go ahead goal for NCR in …Read More
Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco Salazar on Friday called on the city council to fast track the enactment of an ordinance banning the use of plastic bags in local business establishments during Saturdays and Sundays.
Salazar made the call as the city government is gearing for …Read More
Plume emissions in Taal Volcano has weakened for the past 24 hours, a day after moderate emissions measuring 300 meters tall was recorded, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Friday.
Plume emission for the past 24 hours measured 50 meters tall. A …Read More
Two batches of Philippine Army soldiers have been deployed in Negros this week to boost the campaign to end the presence of the Communist Party of the Philippines New People's Army (CPP NPA) in the island.
On Friday, troops of the 33rd Division Reconnaissance Company …Read More
The fire incident that destroyed Robinsons mall here in October last year is a reminder to the public about the importance of fire safety, an official of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said days before the Fire Prevention Month of March.
In every disaster, …Read More
The Iloilo provincial government has started implementing new policies at the Capitol on Friday to strengthen its guard against the possible spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19).
An advisory signed on Thursday by Lawyer Sezetter Mamon, provincial administrator, laid down policies on the …Read More
The Duterte government is considering developing some facilities in Visayas and Mindanao as potential quarantine sites for the next batches of Filipino repatriates from countries hit by the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid 19), Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Friday.
Nograles said the plan was …Read More
The city government here is calling on interested Dabawenyos to become part of its workforce by applying in some 800 vacant regular positions.
In a media briefing here on Friday, Lemuel Ortonio, the head of the Davao City Human Resource Management Office (HRMO), said the …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) has raised concern over the deaths of five persons and confinement of 1,861 others in Eastern Visayas due to dengue fever during the first two months of the year.
From Jan. 1 to Feb. 22, the DOH recorded deaths each …Read More
Police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) personnel have arrested a "high value target" and a target listed personality and seized illegal drugs with a street value of PHP827,200 in separate anti drug operations in the Zamboanga region, officials said Thursday.
Authorities identified the "high …Read More
Authorities uprooted on Thursday more than 10,000 hills of marijuana plants worth around PHP400,000 in a raid on an upland plantation at the boundary of South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces.
Lt. Col. Celestino Daniel Jr., chief of the South Cotabato police's mobile force company …Read More
The business sector here supported the call to ban single use plastic, an official said on Thursday.
Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) president John Carlo Tria said they joined the government in its campaign for environmental protection, supporting the drive against …Read More