PHOENIX, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. (“WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: WSC), a North American leader in modular space and portable storage solutions, today announced that its indirect subsidiary, Williams Scotsman International, Inc., will redeem $49,000,000 …Read More
Rates of the Philippines Treasury bills (T-bills) declined anew on investors’ optimism a few hours before the President’s fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.
The average rate of the 91-day T-bill declined to 1.335 percent, the 182-day to 1.605 percent, and the 364-day to …Read More
Even if it takes using its own money, the city government here will continue receiving Locally-Stranded Individuals (LSIs) and Returning Overseas Filipino Workers (ROFs) coming in at the Davao International Airport (DIA).
Mayor Sara Z. Duterte made the assurance in a recent radio interview …Read More
An official of the Department of Health (DOH) on Monday attributed the rising number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections to the increased testing capacity and easing of mobility restrictions.
“There’s an increase or trend per week. This is because of our increased testing …Read More
A total of 362 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) from Manila arrived here via buses from Cagayan de Oro City port on Monday.
The LSIs from various areas in Caraga Region were sent home through the Hatid Tulong Program of the government through the Office …Read More
Face-to-face classes are prohibited unless a vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has been developed, President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday.
“Until the Covid-19 vaccine is available, I will not allow the traditional face-to-face teaching or learning unless the risks of exposure to the …Read More
The Police Regional Office (PRO) 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) has already begun the termination proceeding against a police trainee accused of mauling his 16-year-old girlfriend, its top official said Monday.
Police trainee Joed Carba was immediately placed under administrative leave following his arrest after he …Read More
Five members of the Daesh-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) yielded to military authorities in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat on Sunday.
Major Gen. Diosdado Carreon, Army’s 6th Infantry Division (ID) chief, identified the surrenderers as Haris Marohom, Amer Sanday, Mindo Abdullah, Marvin Guima, and Casim …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said it has distributed PHP39.6 billion worth of financial assistance to families hardest hit by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic as of Monday.
The agency reported Monday that more than 6 million low-income families from …Read More
Mayor Evelio Leonardia on Monday praised President Rodrigo Duterte’s acknowledgment of the contribution of the local government units (LGUs) in the country’s battle against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
“We are appreciative that he made special mention of the efforts and solid contributions of …Read More
Albayanos from all walks of life see hope and are expecting more concrete government action plans specifically in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) after President Rodrigo Duterte’s fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City …Read More
The chief of the Police Regional Office in the Davao Region (PRO-11) announced Monday that the 10 personnel from the Davao City Police Office (DCPO), who earlier tested positive of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), have already been cleared of the infection.
Brig. Gen. Filmore …Read More
The Department of Agriculture said Monday it ramped up efforts to secure adequate food supply as the country continues to battle the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
During a Laging Handa public briefing aired over state-run PTV, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the department’s …Read More
More traditional public utility jeepneys (PUJs) will be back on the streets of Metro Manila on Wednesday after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday announced the resumption of 17 PUJ routes.
According to memorandum circular 2020–029, the LTFRB decided to …Read More
Officials in Eastern Visayas on Monday praised President Rodrigo Duterte’s imposed deadline to telecommunication companies Smart and Globe to improve their services by December.
For Ramil Uy, president of the Association (of) Government Information Officers in Eastern Visayas, said on Monday the President’s call …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte is urging the public not to lose hope amid the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), stressing that a vaccine may soon be within reach.
“Let us not despair. The vaccine is around the corner. Sooner and not later, the virus that …Read More
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Monday said the reinstatement of the death penalty for drug traffickers will strengthen the country’s fight against illegal drugs.
In a message to the Philippine News Agency, Año said the measure is long overdue.
“We need to pass …Read More
As the Pasig City government ramps up efforts to address the spike of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the area, Mayor Vico Sotto on Monday said they are in need of more healthcare professionals.
Sotto said the local government is hiring 65 nurses, 35 …Read More
The leadership of the House of Representatives on Monday committed to pass the legislative priorities outlined by President Rodrigo Duterte in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA).
In a statement, Majority Leader Martin Romualdez described the President’s mission as a three-fold strategy, …Read More
More than 800,000 local and overseas workers affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic have benefited from the cash assistance provided by the government, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Monday.
In his 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang …Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa, on Monday commended the protesters and all police commanders and personnel responsible for the peaceful conduct of the fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Gamboa also lauded the move of protest …Read More
As micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) thrive to survive amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte has asked lessors to come up with amenable arrangements with their tenants.
In his 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA) Monday, Duterte cited the …Read More
The chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture and Food on Monday commended President Rodrigo Duterte for the inclusion of agricultural development on his development and governance agenda as highlighted in the fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Quezon Rep. Mark Enverga, panel …Read More
he city government called on locally stranded individuals (LSIs) passing through the Davao International Airport on their way to their home provinces, to coordinate their travel itinerary with their respective local government units (LGUs) to avoid getting stranded in the city.
“Some passengers have …Read More
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the banks should extend financial relief to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to help them cope with the pandemic, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said on Monday.
In his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), Duterte …Read More
The postponement of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) to December 2022 has saved the government much-needed funds, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday.
“I welcome the passage of the law postponing the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections. The postponement saved much-needed government …Read More
The country’s two major telecommunication companies (telcos) on Monday got President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning to improve their services by December or risk getting shut down.
In his fifth state of the nation address (SONA) Monday, Duterte said he would take “drastic steps” against Globe …Read More
The city government is urging the public to wear blue on Thursday to show support to the global campaign versus human trafficking.
Mayor Jerry Treñas expressed its support to the campaign during a flag-raising ceremony held at the Plaza Libertad here on Monday.
Demand for loans in the second quarter of 2020 declined to levels last seen in 2009 and banks tightened their credit standards given their outlook on the economy due to the pandemic.
In a virtual briefing Monday, BSP Department of Economic Research (DER) acting …Read More
As President Rodrigo R. Duterte expressed optimism that the passage of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) 5 would encourage “young and brilliant” Filipinos to join the government, he cited the passage of SSL 5 as among his government’s accomplishments this year.
In his fifth …Read More
The present administration will not shirk from its responsibility in upholding human rights despite criticisms of the aggressive crackdown on illegal drugs.
This, according to President Rodrigo R. Duterte in his fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, the …Read More
Residents of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and Cotabateños have expressed support for President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s message of hope and resilience amid the continuing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
In several interviews with residents and officials here, the majority gave …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged the public to help boost the country’s economy by traveling locally when protocols are already in place.
“The tourism and recreation industries, which are among the hardest hit by the pandemic, count on our full support… We enjoin …Read More
Citing the importance of the “Plant, Plant, Plant” program of the Department of Agriculture, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday stressed the vital role it plays in helping feed Filipinos and push the economy forward.
In his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), …Read More
As President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday appealed to help the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the provincial government of Ilocos Norte called on MSMEs to become a partner merchant of BuyIN, a digital platform that assists them …Read More
President Rodrigo R. Duterte is optimistic the domestic economy will be able to surpass the challenges posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
In his fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, the President said the government’s “fiscal position is strong, our economic fiscal …Read More
Cross-sector representatives have expressed hopes of better days to come amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as President Rodrigo Duterte pronounced his plans and programs for the last two years of his term.
President Duterte delivered his fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) …Read More
Manila cannot afford to go to war against Beijing to forcefully retake the Philippine territory it occupied in the South China Sea.
Thus, said President Rodrigo Duterte in his penultimate State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.
“China is claiming it, we …Read More
Remote Learning and AI Dashboards to Develop and Refine Skill Sets
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through …Read More
EDMONTON, Alberta, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radient Technologies Inc. (“Radient” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: RTI; OTCQX: RDDTF), a manufacturer of high quality cannabinoid-based formulations and products, is pleased to announce a five year white-label agreement with Fluum Inc. (“Fluum”), to …Read More
WATERLOO, Ontario, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, is deploying Descartes Core Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)™ readers across its global …Read More
Boston, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) announced the release of its updated Earthquake Model for Australia. These updates were prompted by findings in the National Seismic Hazard Model from Geoscience Australia (GA), which challenged established conceptions of …Read More
The ADG FlexAir™ PAPR System
LANDOVER, Md., July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AirBoss Defense Group (ADG), which is …Read More