VALLETTA, Malta, Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKEx (www.okex.com), the world largest cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, announced the launch of OKChain, an OKEx-owned commercial public blockchain, in order to contribute to the community with more decentralized applications. At the same time, …Read More
February 11, 2020
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- Fourth quarter 2019 reported and adjusted EPS* were both $1.61, compared with $1.36 and $1.61 in the fourth quarter 2018
- Full-year 2019 reported and adjusted EPS were $6.13 and $6.65, down from $6.17 and $6.92 in the year-ago period
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Deep integration of Degreed’s learning experience platform and LearnUpon’s learning management system offers joint customers a streamlined learning and development solutionRead More
Despite slump in managed services, as-a-service soars 26% and accounts for record share of region’s combined market
SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Asia Pacific outsourcing market, buffeted by uncertainty over China trade and civil unrest in Hong Kong, slowed in the …Read More
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced that it priced a public offering of €600 million aggregate principal amount of 0.875% senior notes due 2030 (the “Offering”). The Company expects to use the net proceeds from …Read More
An executive of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast the Philippine economy to expand by 6.3 percent in the first quarter of the year despite the impact of the novel coronavirus (2019 nCoV).
In a briefing on Tuesday, IMF Resident Representative to the Philippines …Read More
The northeast monsoon will continue to bring light rains in the country Tuesday.
In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the regions of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, Bicol, Davao, Visayas, Caraga and the provinces of Quezon and …Read More
Pope Francis on Monday has appointed Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo as Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Manila.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila Office of Communications (RCAMAOC), in its Facebook account, announced the appointment of Pabillo as caretaker of the Manila archdiocese.
He …Read More
oint Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police operatives seized around 10 kilos of shabu worth PHP68 million from two foreigners in a buy bust operation in Quezon City on Tuesday.
Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas, chief of the National Capital Region Police Office …Read More
Two committees of the House of Representatives are set to conduct a joint hearing on Wednesday to discuss the impact of the novel coronavirus (2019 nCoV) on the country's tourism and travel industry.
The House Committee on Economic Affairs and House Committee on Tourism have …Read More
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) received the partial supply of N88 surgical masks from Medtecs, the lone local manufacturer based in Bataan.
With the assistance of Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC), 125,000 pieces of N88 masks were procured, 70,000 pieces of which were …Read More
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday said overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the travel ban to Taiwan are also entitled to receive cash assistance from the government.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Filipino workers bound for Taiwan affected by the …Read More
The Archdiocese of Manila on Tuesday ordered all of its priests to say the Prayer for a New Archbishop as the Vatican has yet to appoint Archbishop Emeritus Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle's successor.
In Circular 2020 10, Fr. Reginald Malicdem, chancellor of the Archdiocese of …Read More
olice officials and personnel assigned to the Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 (Soccsksargen) headquarters here underwent a surprise drug test on Monday afternoon in line with the Philippine National Police's (PNP) internal cleansing program.
Lt. Col. Lino Capellan, PRO 12 public information officer, said Tuesday …Read More
City officials and residents here expressed surprise over reports that circulated over the weekend that Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido has been relieved of his post as deputy for operations and drug enforcement unit chief of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO).
Espenido's relief and transfer …Read More
Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Eduardo del Rosario has vowed to provide low cost housing projects to all Filipinos, serving with integrity and corrupt free businesses.
Marking the first founding anniversary of the newly created Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) on …Read More
MalacaAang on Tuesday expressed optimism that the Philippines will have warmer bilateral relations with the United States despite President Rodrigo Duterte's move to terminate the 22 year old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the two nations.
In a Palace press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo …Read More
Police arrested eight people and seized some PHP154,000 worth of suspected shabu in separate anti drug operations in the Zamboanga region on Monday.
Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) information officer, identified the arrested suspects as Hanzel Podiotan Codilla, 21; Saidamin Abdulkarim …Read More
The first person under investigation (PUI) in Antique has tested negative for the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019 nCoV ARD), the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) said on Monday.
IPHO chief Dr. Ric Noel Naciongayo said they have received from the Research Institute for …Read More
The number of evacuation centers serving families displaced by the eruption of Taal Volcano has now gone down to 110.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC), in its update 6 a.m. Tuesday, said this is lower than 135 which was reported on Monday.…Read More
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has signed the notice of termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Tuesday.
"On the order of the President through Executive Secretary Medialdea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Locsin signed …Read More
Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente announced the expansion of the travel ban to include tourists from Taiwan.
We have confirmed with the Department of Justice, which is our mother department, that Taiwan is indeed included in the expanded travel ban," Morente announced on …Read More
The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered broadcasting firm ABS CBN to comment on the quo warranto suit filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida seeking to cancel the firm's franchise.
"Acting on the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Calida on behalf of the …Read More
Some 90 works of art of 40 Baguio artists are on display in a cafe here known as the media center.
National artist for film Kidlat Tahimik with Baguio Creative Council vice chairman and University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio chancellor Rey Rovillos and Baguio …Read More
A total of 224 pigs have been depopulated over the weekend in Barangay Beckel here and Camp 1 in Tuba town after samples were taken from piggeries tested positive for African swine fever (ASF).
Dr. Meriam Tiongan, the provincial veterinarian, said the 1 7 10 …Read More
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB 7) in Central Visayas on Monday said it is monitoring another Russia based ride hailing application that is operating in Cebu even without securing government permit.
Retired Col. Eduardo Montealto Jr., regional director of LTFRB 7, said …Read More
Col. Francis Carter Sibal formally assumed as the new Philippine Army (PA) acting assistant chief of staff for reservist and retiree affairs (OG 9) on Monday.
PA chief of staff Brig. Gen. Rowen Tolentino led the change of office ceremony at the PA Headquarters in …Read More
Police authorities in Sultan Kudarat province arrested two members of the communist New People's Army (NPA) who were facing murder charges, a police official said Tuesday.
Colonel Reynaldo Celestino, Sultan Kudarat police provincial director, identified the suspects as Rod Andre Nino Orate, 27, and Jobert …Read More
hree communist New People's Army (NPA) rebels yielded to authorities in Senator Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat on Monday.
In a report to the Police Regional Office (PRO�12), Col. Reynaldo Celestino, chief of the Sultan Kudarat provincial police office, identified the surrenderers as Tito Pangki Timbangan, …Read More
The Naval Task Force 82 'Oplan Pagbabalik", the Philippine Navy (PN) contingent tasked to repatriate overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East, formally made a courtesy call on Royal Navy Oman on Sunday.
The visit was spearheaded by NTF 82 head Col. Noel Beleran and …Read More
Turkey will export an armored amphibious combat earthmover called the Kunduz to the Philippines in 2021, the exporting company said Monday.
The deal was signed between Turkish defense firm FNSS and the Philippine military, company CEO Nail Kurt told Anadolu Agency.
"They [also] need similar …Read More
Some 16 trainees were removed from the graduation ceremony for rookie police officers who completed the Public Safety Basic Recruitment Course (PSBRC) held on Monday, the country's top cop said Tuesday.
"So sabi ko, yung 16 na yun (I said to those 16), I promise …Read More
The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has upheld a lower court's order allowing the inspection of corporate finance records of telecommunications giant Smart Communications Inc. in connection with the Makati City government's assessment of PHP3.246 billion for deficiency franchise taxes and fees for the years …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to join a campaign to boost domestic tourism and show that Philippine destinations, particularly Boracay, Cebu, and Bohol, are safe for travel amid the 2019 novel coronavirus scare.
The plan was revealed by Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat following her …Read More
The United States Embassy in Manila on Monday dismissed as "fraudulent" the reported cancellation of tourist visas for Filipinos.
"The US Embassy in the Philippines is aware of a fraudulent advisory alleging the cancellation/revocation of tourist visas and the suspension of visa applications. These claims …Read More
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INQUIRER � SolGen asks SC to scrap franchise of ABS CBN
MANILA BULLETIN � 2019 nCoV shows signs of stabilizing
MANILA TIMES � Govt seeks to strip ABS CBN franchise
MANILA STANDARD � 4 more Pinoys abroad …Read More
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has announced that Peryahan Games are now suspended.
This is to inform the public that effective February 6, 2020, the operation of Peryahan Games is suspended until further instruction from the Office of the President, said PCSO General Manager …Read More
The National Youth Commission (NYC) is calling for youth delegates to represent the Philippines in the First ASEAN Youth Dialogue in Siem Reap, Cambodia this March 27 28.
The two day forum forms part of the 9th ASEAN Korea Frontier Forum (AKFF), a recurring project …Read More
Risk on sentiments continue to buoy the peso and the local stocks despite the anxiety over the novel coronavirus (2019 nCoV).
The local currency ended the day's trade at 50.695 from 50.78 on Monday.
A trader attributed the day's gain to broadly positive risk sentiment …Read More
The Region 1 Medical Center (R1MC) here has recorded the first patient under investigation (PUI) for the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (nCoV ARD).
In a press conference Tuesday, R1MC chief of medical professional staff, Dr. Rizaldy Guico, said the patient, a 28 year …Read More