13 February 2020


Outperformance of about 9% compared to global automotive production

Confirmation of the target to increase operating profitability in 2019

Adjustment of the 2020 sales growth target to +5%

Akwel (FR0000053027, AKW, PEA-eligible), the automotive and …

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Taal evacuees down to 3K

The number of families taking shelter in evacuation centers following the eruption of Taal Volcano last January 12 has declined to 3,002, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on Friday.

In its update, the NDRRMC said this is equivalent to 11,013 …

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PUI in Olongapo City now recovering

The first patient under investigation (PUI) for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) in this city is now asymptomatic, which means with no more fever nor other symptoms of the dreaded viral disease.

Anthony Bayarong, spokesperson of the Olongapo Covid 19 Task Force, said the …

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386 PUIs negative for Covid 19: DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported that 386 patients under investigation (PUIs) have tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19).

"As of noon today, these are the numbers, there are currently 66 cases only with pending test results. At present, there …

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Leyte village chief shot dead

Two unidentified gunmen shot dead a village chief from Mahaplag town along a major highway leading to Baybay City Thursday afternoon.

A report from the Baybay City police station identified the victim as Noel Oranio, 48, village chief of Onion, Mahaplag.

The victim was driving …

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Go delivers aid to fire victims in Sulu

Senator Christopher Lawrence Bong Go traveled to one of the southernmost and isolated parts of the country, Sulu province, on Thursday to deliver assistance to fire victims.

More than 2,227 families, comprising 11,225 individuals, were left homeless after fire, caused by an electric overload, razed …

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Guimaras moves for transparent gov’t

The island province of Guimaras is making a legislative and executive move to show its support for transparency and open governance, one of the thrusts of President Rodrigo Duterte's administration.

In his speech during the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) roadshow at the Guimaras State …

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Ex Chief Justice Bersamin named GSIS chair

President Rodrigo Duterte has named retired chief justice Lucas Bersamin as the new chairperson of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS).

Duterte signed Bersamin's appointment paper on February 6, according to a copy of the document released by MalacaAang on Friday.

Bersamin replaced Ronald Macasaet, …

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No existing Covid 19 cases in PH: Palace

There is no existing positive case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) in the Philippines, MalacaAang said Friday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement, as some news reports continue to highlight the three confirmed cases of Covid 19 involving Chinese nationals from Wuhan, …

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Bathan promoted as NCRPO’s No. 2 man

A week after being promoted to a higher position, Brig. Gen. Nolasco Bathan, was included anew in the latest round of reorganization of ranking police officials.

In an order dated February 12 released on Friday, PNP chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa, approved the designation of Bathan …

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Fair weather on Valentine’s Day

The country will experience generally fair weather on Valentine's Day.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), in its 4 a.m. forecast, said Caraga and Davao Regions will have cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms caused by the easterlies.

Meanwhile, Metro Manila …

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Apayao barangays get 57 patrol vehicles

The provincial government has distributed 57 new patrol vehicles to barangays (villages) in all seven municipalities.

"Use the vehicle to help our people in times of need especially because our barangays are so far away," Governor Eleanor Bulut Begtang told barangay officials during the turn …

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