Development project will support fisheries and high-value agriculture chains
doTERRA Co-Impact Sourcing in Kenya
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Schiller Park, Ill., Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, has launched Presentation Stages™, a remote presentation environment that creates a familiar stage setting to bridge presenters and attendees together …Read More
SINGAPORE, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pulse Secure, the leading provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, today announced exceptional business and …Read More
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that Gregory M. Glenn, M.D, President of Research & Development, will present on NVX-CoV2373, the Company’s COVID-19 vaccine, at the …Read More
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Parents will do everything for their children like abandoning a lost cause of the New People’s Army (NPA).
“Michael” and his partner “Gian”, who are members of the Komiteng Larangang Gerilya South Ilocos Sur (KLG-SIS) of the Ilocos-Cordillera Regional Committee (ICRC) under the Communist Party …Read More
Residents here have been warned by the city government against providing erroneous personal data when undergoing a swab test for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
The warning came as the City Legal Office (CLO) is preparing a complaint against an individual who tested positive and was …Read More
The management of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) has conducted a study on the safety and health of passengers aboard trains as capacity in Metro Manila’s rail systems gradually increase.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), operator and …Read More
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday reported 33 more recoveries from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) among Filipinos abroad, raising the total to 7,234.
It also logged 26 new infections in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East, bringing the Covid-19 case count …Read More
The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has appointed Col. Angela Rejano as new chief of police of Malabon City Police, replacing Col. Jessie Tamayao.
NCRPO chief Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas said Rejano’s virtue of qualifications and experiences will greatly result in the continuity of …Read More
Western Visayas opened Tuesday its 10th diagnostic laboratory center at the Hortus Botanicus in Roxas City, Capiz in a bid to strengthen efforts in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In her message during the inauguration of the center, Dr. Marlyn Convocar, regional …Read More
The Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) led by the Department of Health (DOH) is holding mass testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the province of Pangasinan.
In an interview on Tuesday, Provincial Health Office (PHO) chief, Dr. Anna Ma. Teresa de …Read More
The city government has allowed cockfighting events by licensed cockpits here, Mayor Edgardo Labella said on Tuesday.
The mayor decided to allow cockfighting in the city following the issuance of Resolution No. 79 by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases …Read More
Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) chairman and housing czar Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario on Tuesday addressed criticisms on the rehabilitation of Marawi City.
In a statement, del Rosario expressed disappointment over the negative comments from various individuals and groups claiming that the Marawi rehabilitation is …Read More
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched a photo exhibition entitled “Protecting UNESCO’s Marine World Heritage through scientific research” at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France Oct. 7, 2020, and will run until Oct. 30, 2020.
The photo exhibition was prepared in …Read More
Quezon City residents have agreed with the city government on the importance of cooperation and stricter monitoring, most especially by business establishments, as quarantine guidelines are slowly relaxed.
“Pare pareho po tayo ulit mahihirapan kapag tumaas muli ang bilang ng Covid case sa lungsod natin. …Read More
Health authorities in North Cotabato will intensify their campaign against measles following the higher number of cases recorded from January to October this year compared to the same period last year.
The North Cotabato Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) recorded 211 cases of measles with …Read More
Same terms will be applied for small-scale business owners that would like to borrow from the Covid-19 Assistance to Restart Enterprises (CARES) fund for the 13th month pay of their employees, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said.
This is after Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III bared …Read More
A military officer who served in various positions at the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES) assumed command of the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region (JTF-NCR), the formation tasked to defend Metro Manila from terrorism and to …Read More
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday said funding the initial supply of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine from foreign partners is “not a problem” as the government has a “financing scheme” already in place.
“Whether or not it’s in the budget, we have a financing …Read More
The average rate of the 10-year Treasury bond (T-bond) with a remaining life of 4.9 years rose to 2.782 percent Tuesday due in part to a benign inflation outlook.
The rate of the same tenor during an auction last July was 2.759 percent.
The Bureau …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Tuesday said they have completed assessing the 14.4 million poor families included in the initial list of the third-round of assessment of the “Listahanan 3” or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR).
The …Read More
The 76th Leyte Gulf Landing commemoration on Tuesday highlighted the valor of World War II (WWII) heroes who fought for the liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese occupation.
For the first time, the annual celebration of the historic event to honor the bravery of …Read More
A car thief was arrested while three vehicles were recovered in recent intensified anti-car theft operations by the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG).
In a statement Tuesday, HPG director, Brig. Gen. Alexander Tagum said Jean Paoulo Santos, 41, was arrested in an operation in …Read More
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has issued a Department Administrative Order (DAO) that reinstates the mandatory product certification of locally manufactured and imported plywood.
The DAO 20-06 prescribes the mandatory Philippine standard licensing scheme for plywood effective Oct. 30, 2020.
“Unfair competition from …Read More
The United States government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided an additional PHP170 million (USD3.5 million) to bolster the Philippine government’s capacity to help protect high-risk communities against the impacts of natural disasters, the US Embassy in Manila announced Tuesday.
The …Read More
Despite reduction in the number of drug users, President Rodrigo Duterte declared his government remains in the thick of the fight against the illegal drugs.
In his weekly Talk to the Nation on Monday night, Duterte said the Dangerous Drugs Board reported that the number …Read More
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)-Negros Oriental chapter on Tuesday said it is seeking an investigation on possible lapses committed by a Capitol official and his companions who were found positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Lawyer Nerio Bulado, IBP-Negros Oriental chapter president, …Read More
Opening up new bank branches is now less critical compared to before the pandemic since going digital has proven its effectiveness in bringing in more people to be part of the financial system, bank executive said Tuesday.
Ramon Duarte, Union Bank of the Philippines (Unionbank) …Read More
The former commander of the security joint task force in General Santos (GenSan) City is now the new head of the Army’s 603rd Infantry Brigade (603rd IBde) based in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat.
Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (ID) in …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided some PHP1.1 billion worth of relief assistance to local government units (LGUs) nationwide.
“According to our recent data, the agency has provided 2.1 million family food packs and non-food items to LGUs nationwide amounting to …Read More
The City Health Office has recorded 52 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) since January this year.
Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, City Health Office chief, made the disclosure Tuesday as she assured that health care services have continued for HIV patients even amid the coronavirus …Read More
The city government here, through its Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), continues its extensive contact tracing of persons who were exposed to coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients as more of them have been isolated.
The city information office, in a …Read More
Churchgoers from different religions expressed gratitude after seating capacity inside churches, mosques, and chapels in the city of Manila was raised to 30 percent from the previous 10 percent.
“Sa wakas makakasimba na ng mas maayos at hindi na makikisiksik sa labas ng simbahan (finally …Read More
Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon lamented the insufficient support from the government to the pandemic-stricken tourism industry, citing the meager budget of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the absence of cash-for-work allocation for employees of tourism enterprises in the 2021 National Expenditure Program …Read More
A total of 369 recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) were reported on Tuesday, pushing the overall tally nationwide to 310,642.
In its 4 p.m. case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) also reported 1,640 new confirmed cases, bringing the total number of active …Read More
Two former officials of the then Department of Education, Culture and Sports have been sentenced by the Sandiganbayan to up to 10 years imprisonment for their part in a fraudulent transaction involving textbooks in 1998 worth PHP24 million.
In a decision dated Oct. 16, the …Read More
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has created a task force that will look into alleged corruption involving officials and employees of the department.
Under Department Order No. 101 he signed on October 17, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar ordered the creation of the …Read More
A 106-year-old male living in Barangay Lumbia here is the oldest recorded coronavirus disease (Covid-19) survivor in this city or even in the country, according to the City Health Office (CHO) on Tuesday.
Dr. Teodulfo Joselito Retuya, the CHO resident epidemiologist, said that the patient …Read More
In an effort to protect street dwellers from the risk of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and natural calamities, the city government here rescued 170 individuals in a joint operation on Tuesday.
Mayor Edgardo Labella said personnel from the Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) and …Read More
Cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in this city have been decreasing in the past three to four weeks as a result of the effective interventions and systems being implemented to curb local transmission.
This was confirmed by retired Maj. Gen. Melquiades Feliciano, the chief …Read More
The Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) is awaiting the release of fresh funds for more rainwater harvesting-related projects nationwide this year.
“We proposed PHP250 million for that purpose to further promote farmers’ productivity,” said BSWM Design Engineering …Read More
The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) on Tuesday reported that the hybrid Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) last month has generated a total of PHP42 million in confirmed bookings, a success amid the restrictions posed by the pandemic on the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) sector.…Read More
La Trinidad, Benguet – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Camilo Pancratius Cascolan on Monday said government troops will continue to scour the mountains to get rid of marijuana plantations in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
“We will have to sustain this. Kaya kung makikita …Read More
Pope Francis has named Cebuano priest, Rev. Msgr. Jan Thomas Limchua, as a Papal Chaplain or a member of the Pontifical Family.
“With much humility and gratitude, I share to you the news that His Holiness Pope Francis has deigned to grant me the honorific …Read More
The Sandiganbayan has acquitted officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) of graft charges arising from the vehicles’ insurance transactions in 2000.
In a decision dated October 16, the Sandiganbayan Special Second Division acquitted former PhilHealth senior vice president for management service sector Reynaldo …Read More
The main equities index rose for the second consecutive session Tuesday while the peso ended the day sideways against the greenback.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained 1.55 percent, or 93.45 points, to 6,112.71 points.
All Shares rose by 1.11 percent, or 40.23 points, …Read More
Mobile users of Globe Telecom in the National Capital Region (NCR) and neighboring provinces will now be able to make calls over the network’s Long Term Evolution (LTE) or 4G network.
In a statement on Tuesday, Globe said it has fully enabled Voice Over LTE …Read More