Amsterdam, 26 March 2020 – Heineken N.V. today announces the appointments of Soren Hagh as President of the Europe region and Jacco van der Linden as President of the Asia …Read More
The provincial government of Sarangani is producing its own ethyl alcohol to address its limited supply in the local market amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) threat.
Cornelio Ramirez, executive director of the province’s Environmental Conservation and Protection Center (ECPC), said Wednesday they were able …Read More
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that the Align Foundation, the Company’s donor-advised fund through Fidelity Charitable, has pledged to donate US$1 million to support COVID-19 relief efforts globally. Align will also donate personal protective …Read More
Sentient Energy’s industry leading Grid Analytics System to be foundation for new KES intelligent grid platform
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WICHITA, Kan., March 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Koch Engineered Solutions (KES), a unit of Koch Industries Inc., today announced it has acquired Sentient …Read More
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LONDON, March …Read More
Company’s Corona, Modelo, Kim Crawford, Meiomi, The Prisoner and High West Whiskey brands join forces to help industry partners and communities most in need
- Contributes $1 million to National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, $500K to U.S. Bartenders’ Guild, and $250K to support first responders
The Jose Rizal Memorial State University (JRMSU) has mobilized its five campuses throughout the province to help in the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
The new fabrication laboratory (FabLab) of the JRMSU campus here has been producing 3D-printed and laser-cut face shields, which are …Read More
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go urged on Wednesday the Department of Health (DOH) to equip and capacitate hospitals and designate testing centers in areas outside Luzon so they can immediately detect cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in their respective regions.
In a radio interview, Go, …Read More
The 23 business counselors of Negosyo Centers based in the 22 towns and cities in Negros Occidental are helping the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in monitoring the prices and supply of basic goods and medical supplies.
Rachel Nufable, provincial director of DTI-Negros Occidental, …Read More
The government will offer a total of PHP190 billion worth of debt papers in April, including a 35-day Treasury bill (T-bill).
In a memorandum to government securities eligible dealers (GSEDs) dated March 25, 2020, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) said PHP10 billion worth of …Read More
Senator Francis Tolentino on Thursday called on the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to consider using vacant passenger ships as hospitals or temporary medical facilities amid the rising cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country.
“Given that a passenger ship’s capacity can reach up to …Read More
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor on Wednesday said he bought €1 million (USD1.08 million) worth of protective gear for Ireland’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Former featherweight and lightweight champion McGregor shared his personal message on Twitter as he talked to Ireland’s Finance …Read More
As the whole world continues to battle the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), more health workers die after contracting the dreaded virus.
But despite these trying times, more heroes emerge — those who stand on the frontline despite the health risks, even if it means sacrificing their …Read More
The Philippine Navy (PN) has deployed the 12th Marine Battalion to man the various checkpoints set-up to implement the 30-day enhanced community quarantine now being implemented all over Luzon following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In a statement Wednesday night, PN public …Read More
The country will experience warm, humid weather as the easterlies continue to affect southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Ana Clauren, a weather specialist from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), said there is a low chance for Cagayan Valley and Ilocos Norte …Read More
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka donated one million Swiss francs (USD1,020,000) for families in Switzerland who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
“These are challenging times for everyone and nobody should be left behind. Mirka and I have personally decided to donate one …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday confirmed that two of its personnel have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In a message, PNP spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, said the first patient is a 32-year-old police officer assigned in Metro Manila who …Read More
Some local stocks are expected to remain prone to profit-taking Thursday following the rally in US markets overnight.
Regina Capital Managing Director Luis Limlingan said the 2-percent rise in oil futures extends gains as optimism over US stimulus lifts markets.
Limlingan said Brent crude rose …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) assured its support to cops manning checkpoints for the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
“The first order of our Chief PNP [Gen. Archie Gamboa] is the protection of our personnel on …Read More
Two persons were arrested in separate entrapment operations in the province on Wednesday for selling overpriced alcohol.
Col. Lawrence Cajipe, acting director of Bulacan Police Provincial Office, identified the suspects as Mark Marvin Dalawis, 24, a Grab driver, of Barangay Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City; Ma. …Read More
The World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday urged creditors to suspend debt payments of the world’s poorest countries in the wake of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
In a joint statement on the eve of the G20 virtual summit …Read More
At least 58 stranded tourists were flown out of Tacloban Airport to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila on Wednesday.
The tourists were stranded in Eastern Visayas after the national government placed the Luzon Island under enhanced community quarantine on March 17. The lockdown …Read More
The local government here is preparing for a maximum of 1,000 beds for persons under monitoring (PUMs) and patients under investigation (PUIs) needing isolation.
“We are planning to have an isolation facility,” Dr. Roland Jay Fortuna, Iloilo City Health Office coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) focal …Read More
Philippine Army commander Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay on Wednesday commended troops for their valuable role in rescuing a doctor earlier kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists in Sulu.
“To the troops of the 11th Military Intelligence Battalion and 1102nd (Infantry) Brigade, I give you …Read More
The municipal mayor here announced on Wednesday night that a person under investigation for the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) who passed away over the weekend was tested positive of the virus.
“Late in the afternoon, around five o’clock, ay ipinabatid na po sa atin …Read More
The local government of Kalinga has assured dialysis patients access to facilities while the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine is in effect.
The Inter Agency Task Force for emerging and re-emerging diseases in the province said a list of names and addresses of locals who undergo …Read More
The US Senate overwhelmingly passed a massive USD2-trillion stimulus package late Wednesday to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The largest stimulus legislation in the country’s history cleared the Senate floor with a 96-0 vote with some lawmakers missing as they were self-quarantining …Read More
Senator Christopher Lawrence Go will undergo a self-quarantine after having contact with a House lawmaker who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In a statement issued Wednesday night, Go said he would follow quarantine protocols even though he is not exhibiting any symptoms of …Read More
The municipal government here announced on Thursday the release of PHP15.5 million for the purchase, preparation and distribution of food packs and hygiene kits to 46 villages while under the enhanced community quarantine.
Mayor Maria Angela Garcia said each food pack contains three cans of …Read More
The Philippine Army (PA) on Thursday received 49 thermal scanners donated by the Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corporation (PNOC EC).
Army spokesperson, Col. Ramon Zagala, said the equipment was formally handed to the PA during a short ceremony at the Philippine Army Officers Clubhouse, …Read More
As more air carriers suspend their operations due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is streamlining its operations by concentrating remaining flights in only one terminal.
The MIAA announced on Thursday that beginning 12:01 a.m. on March 28, the …Read More
Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Thursday assured his constituents that there will be no shortage of basic commodities during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.
He said the city has enough inventory of basic goods and commodities as passage concerns had been addressed.
In a media statement, …Read More
Senator Sonny Angara on Thursday became the third member of the Philippine Senate who tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
“I regret to announce that today, March 26, I received my test result and it is positive for Covid-19,” Angara said in a statement.…Read More
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) launched its free bus service to ferry airport employees to and from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City.
The initiative is in line with the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon along with the …Read More
Lawmakers who attended the special session at the House of Representatives are now going into self-quarantine as a precaution after ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Eric Go Yap tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, Majority Leader Martin Romualdez, Minority Leader Benny Abante, …Read More
Public officials must follow the strict enforcement of the quarantine protocols imposed by the national government in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country, Malacañang said on Thursday.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said all government workers, especially those …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol has asked the Interagency Task Force (IATF) for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Calabarzon to strictly enforce the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine and not allow people to either enter or leave their area.
The Calabarzon consists of …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said it will not tolerate any kind of abuses committed by police officers enforcing the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
“Hindi tama yun at yun ay ating iimbestigahan. Hindi hahayaan ng pamunuan ng …Read More
The Supreme Court (SC) has started tracing those who came in contact with one of its employees who tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In a message to reporters, SC spokesperson Brian Keith Hosaka said the employee, who works at the office of …Read More
Police on Wednesday night placed checkpoints at the entry and exit points to Barangay Pinget here after it was declared under lockdown by Mayor Benjamin Magalong for the failure of its officials to implement the enhanced community quarantine to control the spread of the coronavirus …Read More
In order to decongest the emergency facilities of the Davao Regional Medical Center (DRMC) in Tagum City with the possible influx of 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients, the provincial government of Davao del Norte built 45 isolation rooms for patients under investigation (PUIs) with mild …Read More
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Thursday said he started undergoing self-quarantine after meeting with House appropriations committee chairperson Rep. Eric Yap, who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)
Año began his self-quarantine on Wednesday upon his consultation with the Department of Health (DOH).
“Wala …Read More
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), has provided assistance to more than 200 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who arrived in Manila from Kuwait on Thursday.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the OFWs were given a …Read More
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rallied again Thursday while the peso ended sideways against the greenback.
The main equities index rose 7.44 percent, or 373.82 points, to 5,401.58 points.
It was mirrored by all the other indices, with the All Shares up by 6.06 …Read More
It cannot be overemphasized enough that widespread coronavirus testing is crucial to contain the spread of the pandemic.
In fact, World Health Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged all countries to “test, test, test” for coronavirus.
The Philippines, however, still struggles to ramp up testing …Read More
Health authorities in Northern Samar have asked residents to submit to their respective rural health units for monitoring and quarantine if they had close contact with the first confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patient in Eastern Visayas.
“The next 14 days are going to be …Read More
The Department of Energy (DOE) has rejected the request of some power generation firms to shut down their generating units as electricity demand significantly declined in Luzon and Visayas during the enhanced community quarantine.
“A decline in power demand does not mean that operations could …Read More
Authorities have arrested three individuals for selling 92 gallons of alcohol above the suggested retail price (SRP).
The operation against the suspect was conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation Dagupan District Office (NBI-DADO) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on March 25.
In …Read More
Dynavax to provide CpG 1018, the adjuvant contained in U.S. FDA-approved HEPLISAV-B vaccine, to support the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dynavax Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: DVAX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel vaccines, and …Read More