Study looks into Dito-Chinatel risks

SYDNEY, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A study into the new telecommunications operator in the Philippines, Dito Telecommunity, raised serious concerns about cybersecurity, citizens’ privacy and national interests due to the fact that Dito’s 40% non-Philippine partner China Telecom reports directly to the Central …

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PMTA Verified Launches PMTAFiled.com

Online Resource for Real-Time PMTA Alerts and Updates

Miami, FLA, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PMTA Verified announces the launch of PMTAFiled.com; the only independent verified online resource for real-time PMTA alerts and updates.

Founded by a Board-Certified Emergency Room Physician driven to provide …

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Sinch announces Conversation API enabling businesses and technology platforms to deliver seamless omni-channel engagement with consumers anywhere in the world

Seattle, WA and Stockholm, Sweden – Sinch AB (publ) – XSTO: SINCH

Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, today announced Conversation API, a robust omnichannel communication product that empowers businesses and technology platforms to seamlessly engage with consumers …

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31 NPA rebels yield in Sarangani

At least 31 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels surrendered on Wednesday to government authorities in Maasim town, Sarangani province.

Brig. Gen. Michael John Dubria, director of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12, said Thursday the former rebels, including 15 unit leaders, decided to lay down their …

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New UNDP resident representative to PH assumes role

The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) newly appointed representative to the Philippines, Selva Ramachandran, presented his letter of credence to Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday.

During their virtual meeting, Locsin recognized UNDP’s work in complementing the Philippine government’s response and recovery work …

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Iligan opens Covid-19 ‘command center’

Iligan City’s local government launched Thursday its “One Hospital Command Center (OHCC)” that will act as an information and response hub for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases.

 

Dr. Belinda Lim, health cluster manager of the Iligan Emergency Operation Center, said during Thursday’s virtual presser, the OHCC …

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50 AFP senior officers get CA nod

The Commission of Appointments (CA) Committee on National Defense has confirmed the ad interim appointments and nominations of 50 senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday.

In a statement forwarded to reporters late Wednesday, AFP chief-of-staff, Gen. Gilbert Gapay, said …

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31 NPA rebels yield in Sarangani

At least 31 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels surrendered on Wednesday to government authorities in Maasim town, Sarangani province.

Brig. Gen. Michael John Dubria, director of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12, said Thursday the former rebels, including 15 unit leaders, decided to lay down their …

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DA chief turns over P202-M FMR in Atok, Benguet

Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Thursday turned over the 11.91-km. farm-to-market road (FMR) in Atok town, Benguet, the second-largest producer of highland vegetables in the country after Buguias, also in the province.

The PHP202.34-million FMR project under the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Philippine Rural Development …

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DOH donates 16 ambulances to Davao City

The Department of Health (DOH) turned over 16 ambulances to the city government here on Thursday.

In a message delivered via Zoom, Mayor Sara Z. Duterte thanked the DOH and underscored the new ambulances’ importance in delivering medical assistance to more Dabawenyos.

“The present health …

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