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November 30, 2020
Philips partners with CyberMDX, a leader in connected medical device security, to provide vendor-neutral solutions to protect connected medical systems and devices
Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the introduction …Read More
November 30, 2020
- Next generation of Philips’ advanced radiology visualization platform leverages image post-processing and artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver quantitative clinical insights, drive increased diagnostic confidence, simplify workflows, and reduce time-to-report
- New features include AI algorithms for lung nodule detection, cardiac functional analysis, and
MONTREAL, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced today the appointment of Bart Demosky as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Bart will report to Éric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., replacing John Di Bert who …Read More
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: AGN) (FRANKFURT: AGW) (OTCQB: AGNPF) (the “Company” or “Algernon”) a clinical stage pharmaceutical development company, is pleased to announce that the final patient has been enrolled in its …Read More
- Pivotal Phase 3 trial in United Kingdom completes enrollment
- Phase 2b efficacy trial in South Africa completes enrollment
- U.S./Mexico Phase 3 trial expected to begin in the coming weeks
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company …Read More
November 29, 2020
- Boston Medical Center, Yale New Haven Health and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center among the first to extend virtual care options enabling patients to remain safe during radiology exams, medical procedures, general visits, and more
- Cloud-based, integrated digital communications help patients better
A total of 17 out of 21 barangays in San Juan City are now “drug-free” despite the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Mayor Francis Zamora said in his social media post on Saturday.
“Apat na lamang pong barangay at malapit na pong magiging drug-free na …Read More
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año has ordered the Joint Task Force (JTF) Covid Shield to be stricter in enforcing health protocols to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) amid the anticipated influx of shoppers in commercial areas this holiday season.
Año disclosed that police focal …Read More
Seismic upgrades on the four buildings of Verdon Parc, DMCI Homes’ condominium project here, have been fully applied, implemented, and completed to raise the safety of the structures and meet current building standards.
The DMCI Homes’ construction team in Verdon Parc worked with the Office …Read More
An exhibition match between legendary heavyweight Mike Tyson and aging pugilist Roy Jones was ruled a draw by the World Boxing Council.
Tyson, 54, returned to the ring late Saturday for the first time in 15 years at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in …Read More
After the destruction caused by Typhoon Ulysses in large parts of Luzon early this month, a ranking police official said they will be giving more focus on their humanitarian assistance disaster relief trainings and equipment.
Lt. Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, the PNP deputy chief for …Read More
Philippine Red Cross (PRC) chairman and CEO Senator Richard Gordon thanked the South Korea government for donating nearly PHP10-million as humanitarian assistance for families and communities affected by Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses.
Gordon personally received a check for USD200,000 from outgoing South Korean …Read More
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said he had no control over a mass gathering in Cebu where he delivered a speech, saying it was the local government that organized the event held on Nov. 27.
He made this remark after photos of the event went viral, …Read More
Retired Chief Justice Reynato Puno has renewed his call for shift to a federal system of government, stressing that the distribution of powers and resources among regions would allow better distribution of assistance in areas severely affected by typhoons and the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) …Read More
Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Aurora, Quezon, and Bicol Region will experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the tail-end of a frontal system or easterlies, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Sunday.
In its 5 a.m. …Read More
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian called on colleagues to have the bill seeking to lift the validity period of prepaid load credits for phones and internet services tackled in the Senate.
“The harsh reality in this era of coronavirus pandemic is that we rely on information and …Read More
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has sent an investigating team that will probe the two separate accidents involving two Vietnam War vintage Huey helicopters while trying to airlift four wounded soldiers during combat operations in Lanao del Sur against Dawlah Islamiyah (DI) militants …Read More
Barangay San Antonio in Pasig distributed automated teller machine (ATM) cards to scholars where village officials can send them their tuitions and allowances via electronic money transfer (e-money).
Barangay San Antonio chairman Raymond Lising announced on Sunday said their scholars have already received their ATM …Read More
The daughter of Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Eufemia Campos Cullamat was killed in an encounter in the hinterlands of Barangay San Isidro, Marihatag, Surigao del Sur on Saturday afternoon, according to a report from the Army’s 3rd Special Forcer Battalion (3SFBn) on Sunday.
1Lt. Krisjuper …Read More
Authorities on Sunday arrested three drug suspects and seized some PHP26 million worth of marijuana in a buy-bust operation in Balintawak, Quezon City.
Brig. Gen. Ronald Lee, director of the Philippine National Police-Drug Enforcement Group (PNP-PDEG) identified the suspects as Dianne Irene Rodriguez Cambalicer, 37; …Read More
Rescuers on Sunday preemptively evacuated 388 families in low-lying areas in Isabela and Cagayan as intermittent heavy rains caused rivers to swell anew.
“People got phobia and they have been readying themselves early now,” Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba said in an interview, referring to the …Read More
State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) announced it will start to release a total of PHP3.3 billion in Christmas cash gift to a total of 330,496 old-age and disability pensioners starting Dec. 1.
“Every year, our pensioners look forward to receiving the cash …Read More
The country’s total number of recovered cases from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) rose to 398,624 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 10,579 new recoveries on Sunday.
In its 4 p.m. case bulletin, the DOH said the figures represent 92.7 percent recovery rate from …Read More
epartment of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday opposed proposals to resume the holding of face-to-face classes in schools at this time, saying it might cause a spike in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases.
This, after some lawmakers expressed the desire …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to remain a strong partner of China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), saying multilateral ties are necessary amid the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) health crisis.
Duterte made this commitment in a taped message during the 17th China-Asean …Read More
Six residents of San Luis town in this province who were deceived to support the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) vowed loyalty to the government in Barangay Ditumabo of the said town on Saturday.
Lt. Col. Reandrew P. Rubio, commanding …Read More
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to deliver assistance for the families in Catanduanes who were badly affected by Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses.
Amid the challenges of reaching and sending much needed relief assistance to the province that was successively hit by natural …Read More
Bobby Ray Parks Jr. zoomed to the top spot in the race for the Philippine Basketball Association Most Valuable Player award following the computation of the statistical points (SP’s) up to the semifinals of the bubble season.
At the release of the tabulation results on …Read More
Authorities have arrested one of the suspects who assaulted a police team that was conducting operations against illegal logging activities in Cagayan province that is still rebuilding from the aftermath of massive flooding two weeks ago.
Philippine National Police chief Gen. Debold Sinas ordered pursuit …Read More
The local government of San Juan paid tribute to the efforts of its local contact tracers who contributed to the decline in the number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the city.
During “meet and greet” on Saturday, Mayor Francis Zamora personally thanked the city …Read More
Oliver Cariaga Millet, 46, of Barangay Nangalisan here has never been happier seeing his papaya plantation burst with fruits while pickers join him with excitement, taking photos here and there.
Sprawled on a less than one hectare lot, Millet’s Nangalisan Papaya Farm is being frequented …Read More
The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through the Office of the Global Media and Public Affairs (OGMPA), will feature how the Bicolanos recovered from the recent typhoons with the help of both the national and local governments in the 9th episode of the Laging Handa …Read More
The most wanted person in Region 4-A (Calabarzon) was killed on Saturday night in a shootout with policemen in Daraga town.
Capt. Dexter Panganiban, Albay police spokesperson, in an interview on Sunday said Rodel Llorera, 42, tagged as Southern Tagalog’s most wanted person, resisted arrest …Read More
Seven of the top 10 businessmen in the list of the world’s 500 richest people are engaged in technology, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index data.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is at the top of the list. His wealth, which was USD110 billion in …Read More
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday said Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma are still in the country, urging them to surrender three days after a Quezon City court sentenced them to up to 40 years imprisonment for kidnapping and serious illegal detention.
“Ang info …Read More
There will be rains in several parts of the country on Saturday due to the tail-end of a frontal system, the northeast monsoon, and the easterlies.
In its daily weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said there will be cloudy …Read More
Dwight Ramos put up a flawless performance in his Gilas Pilipinas Men debut as the national team drubbed Thailand, 93-61, in its return to action in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers at the Khalifa Sports City in Manama, Bahrain on Friday night.
The incoming …Read More
Authorities on Friday arrested a former peace consultant of the National Democratic Front (NDF) who is now a government employee in the Misamis Oriental town of Tagoloan, police said.
Operatives of the municipal police of Bayugan, Agusan del Sur arrested 67-year-old Alfredo Mapano inside his …Read More
As the onslaught of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic resulted in economic challenges affecting many sectors, the program “Rainbow Magnegosyo Ta Day” could not be more timely and relevant.
This is a program of the City Government of Davao that aims to help members …Read More
Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who has been appointed as Presidential Adviser on Clark Flagship Programs and Projects, has asked the government, business movers, and shakers to turn Clark into Asia’s economic hub.
“Let us join hands with government and business movers and shakers to turn …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) has set-up a mobile market in one of the biggest shopping malls here to link local producers directly to consumers.
In partnership with Robinsons North Tacloban in Abucay village, the DA’s “Locally Sourced” Kadiwa outlet was officially opened on Friday.…Read More
Three weeks after launching its response to help address the immediate and early recovery needs of communities worst hit by Super Typhoon Rolly, the United Nations and its humanitarian partners on Friday released a revised Humanitarian Needs and Priorities (HNP) plan, further extending support to …Read More
Two lucky former combatants of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in Agusan del Norte recently won housing units, courtesy of the National Housing Authority (NHA).
The two former rebels surrendered to the Army’s 23rd Infantry Battalion in 2016 and 2018 in response to the …Read More
Eastern Visayas has 72 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, bringing the region’s cumulative total to 8,590 as of Friday night.
In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) regional office here reported 30 new cases in Samar, 28 in Eastern Samar, 12 in …Read More
The city government is set to hold a virtual switch-on ceremony for the Christmas display at the century-old city hall on December 1, in keeping with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) health protocols.
Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said the virtual event seeks to prevent people from …Read More
About 42 families or 176 persons were evacuated from two flooded barangays in San Mateo, Isabela due to incessant rains brought by the tail-end of a frontal system, the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) reported on Saturday.
Mayor Gregorio Pua and other local government …Read More
The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7), the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos-Visayas (NCMF-Visayas), and the Regional Halal Agriculture Fishery and Advisory Council (RHAFAC) have sought to increase awareness on the production of halal-certified goods in the region.
During the orientation on halal accreditation …Read More
A young female fighter of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed in an encounter with government troops on the outskirts of Kananga, Leyte on Friday afternoon.
The Kananga town police identified the fatality as Rochelle Mae Bacalso, alias Ruth, 21, a newly recruited member …Read More
The Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) has turned over close to PHP1 million composting facilities to 11 municipalities in the region in line with its mandate on safety and effective use of soil and water resources.
“These MLGUs (Municipal Local Government Units) support …Read More