Junshi Biosciences Reports Key 2019 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, March 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Co., Ltd. (“the Company,” HKEX: 1877), an innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative drugs with clinical research and commercialization on a global scale, today reported key financial results for …

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SC has final say on VFA abrogation

MalacaAang on Tuesday maintained that the fate of the scrapped Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States lies in the hands of the Supreme Court (SC).

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the SC has the final say on President Rodrigo Duterte's …

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Iloilo town fish port rehab starts soon

The rehabilitation of the fish port in Concepcion town, Iloilo will be implemented in the second quarter this year, the local chief executive said on Tuesday.

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has provided USD3 million through grant in aid for the port rehabilitation under …

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Palace cites gov’t efforts to empower women

MalacaAang on Tuesday touted the various efforts initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration for women empowerment in the Philippines.

In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Duterte government has pushed for measures not only to promote the welfare of women but also to …

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Diokno hopeful on AMLA, HSA amendments

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno is confident of the approval of the proposed amendments in the Anti Money Laundering Act (AMLA) to avert re inclusion in the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) gray list.

Diokno said there are windows of opportunity for …

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4.1 magnitude quake hits Leyte

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook Leyte province on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

There was no expected damage from the temblor that struck less than a kilometer northeast of Leyte, Leyte at 2:51 p.m.

The earthquake was felt at …

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PH to have ‘enough water’ this year: Cimatu

With summer just around the corner, MalacaAang on Tuesday said Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has assured that there will be enough water in the country this year.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Cimatu gave this guarantee to President Rodrigo Duterte during the 47th Cabinet meeting …

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Samar town official shot dead

Gunmen shot dead the municipal disaster and risk reduction management officer (MDRRMO) in Gandara, Samar on Tuesday morning.

Police identified the victim as Alvin Estrelles, 47, head of the town's MDRRM office.

Unidentified assailants aboard a white car attacked the victim as he was heading …

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1 killed in SoCot vintage bomb blast

An engineer from Cebu was on Monday killed after a vintage bomb that he supposedly believed contained some gold suddenly exploded while trying to open it in an outskirt village in Polomolok town, South Cotabato province.

Lt. Col. Marvin Duadua, chief of the Polomolok municipal …

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House OKs coop officers in every LGU

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading a measure mandating the appointment of a cooperatives officer in every local government unit (LGU) to ensure that the concerns of cooperatives match the sustainable economic development plans of the government.

Voting 182 …

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PH relaxes temporary travel ban to SoKor

Filipinos will now be allowed to travel to South Korea except the whole of North Gyeongsang after the government relaxed its temporary travel ban on the East Asian country, MalacaAang said on Tuesday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the recommendation was made by the Inter …

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New app to help DENR fight wildlife trafficking

The Department Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Biodiversity Management Bureau and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have developed a digital tool that aims to help forest rangers and law enforcement partners in the fight against wildlife trafficking.

The application, named WildALERT, is …

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CHED’s 1st SUC expo kicks off Mar. 9

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will launch its first state universities and colleges (SUCs) expo dubbed, The Art of SUCcess: 2020 State Universities and Colleges (SUC) Expo on March 9 11, 2020 at the Activity Center, Trinoma Mall, Quezon City.

With the theme, Innovation. …

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Ex cop nabbed for extortion in Pasay

A former police officer was arrested in an operation by Philippine National Police Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (IMEG) members for allegedly extorting money in Pasay City.

IMEG Director, Col. Ronald Lee identified the suspect as former Staff Sgt. Beverly Banan who was arrested Monday …

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2 PUIs in Ilocos Region cleared of Covid 19

The two remaining patients under investigation (PUIs) in the Ilocos Region tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19), the Department of Health (DOH) Ilocos regional office confirmed on Tuesday.

In an interview, DOH 1 medical officer, Dr. Rheuel Bobis said the two PUIs …

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Easterlies to bring isolated light rains Tuesday

The easterlies will bring isolated light rains in most parts of the country Tuesday.

In its 4 a.m. forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Batanes and Babuyan islands will have cloudy skies with light rains caused by the northeast monsoon …

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MMDA wants rogue PUV drivers off streets

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) wants a ban on delinquent drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) and called for PUV operators to keep such drivers from driving their vehicles.

In a press conference at the MMDA headquarters in Makati City on Monday, MMDA General …

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