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Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, today announces that it has been granted regulatory approval for the acquisition of Wavy from the Superintendence-General of CADE, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa …Read More
The province will soon have a new isolation facility at the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital (PPH) here intended to cater for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and other infectious disease patients.
The first phase of the construction of the isolation facility will be funded by the Department …Read More
Palace officials are urging Filipinos to share their blessings with those affected by tragedies and to observe minimum health standards while celebrating Christmas during the pandemic.
In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said while the country has confronted struggles this year, there were “silver …Read More
A top leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) in Negros and Cebu was arrested by a joint military and police team in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental early morning on Tuesday.
In a report on Thursday, the Philippine Army’s 15th Infantry …Read More
Filipino mixed martial arts sensation Danny Kingad has expressed his desire to fight again for the ONE flyweight title.
Kingad said on Wednesday he is ready to challenge the winner of the Adriano Moraes – Demetrious Johnson clash on February 24 for Moraes’ championship belt.…Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Debold Sinas lauded the Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO-BAR) for solving the murder of a 20-year-old student in Maguindanao.
“This is another fine example of proper case management and investigation leading to the early solution of the …Read More
The Court of Appeals (CA) has rejected a plea by journalist Maria Ressa seeking permission anew to travel abroad.
In its resolution dated Dec. 18, the appellate court’s Special Twelfth Division denied a third urgent motion for permission to travel filed by Ressa, the chief …Read More
A key suspect in the kidnapping of three foreigners and a Filipina in Samal Island in 2015 was arrested in Manila on Thursday, Philippine National Police chief, Gen. Debold Sinas said.
Sinas said based on the reports from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) …Read More
The Department of the Interior of Local Government (DILG) confirmed on Thursday that Master Sgt. Jonel Nuezca, the policeman involved in the double murder of mother and son Sonya and Frank Anthony Gregorio over an altercation in Paniqui, Tarlac, was demoted for a grave misconduct …Read More
New cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been reported in this city, the Office of the City Veterinarian (OcVet) said Thursday.
OcVet head, Dr. Eugene Gornez, said five out of seven meat samples from Sitio Mahayahay, Barangay Paco tested by the Bureau of Animal …Read More
The Office of the City Veterinarian (OCVet) has advised all poultry shippers to obtain a permit before shipping their fowls into this city.
Dr. Mario Arriola, OCVet chief, on Thursday said the requirement is in response to the recent confirmation by the Department of Agriculture …Read More
A high-value individual (HVI) and another drug personality were arrested while close to PHP2.1 million worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate anti-drug operations here and in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, a top police official said Thursday.
Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, …Read More
Pursuing government forces stumbled upon a lair of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat, and found two cadavers of NPA terrorists inside, the Army here said Thursday.
Col. Eduardo Gubat, 603rd Infantry Brigade commander, said the soldiers belonging to 63rd Reconnaissance …Read More
The Commission of Population and Development (PopCom) and the United States Agency for International Development (Usaid) on Thursday encouraged Filipinos to set their goals on educational and economic projects before raising their own family.
In a message to Philippine News Agency, PopCom said through a …Read More
Oil prices fell on Wednesday with the new strain of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) virus in the United Kingdom (UK) casting doubts over prompt oil demand recovery, while an estimated rise in US crude stocks also fuels these doubts.
International benchmark Brent crude was trading …Read More
This province registered its first firecracker-related injury on Thursday.
This, after the Pyrotechnic Regulatory Board of Bulacan, chaired by Governor Daniel Fernando, announced on Wednesday during its inspections on firework stalls in Bocaue town, that stringent regulations would be implemented to minimize if not totally …Read More
Global property consultancy firm Colliers International sees a rebound in residential property demand in Cebu next year, saying the metro remains a major investment hub outside of Metro Manila.
“Colliers projects a potential rebound in residential demand in 2021 and thus sees a faster pace …Read More
Retired Court of Appeals (CA) associate justice Normandie B. Pizarro was shot in the back of his head, investigators said Wednesday, even as a special task force will conduct a fresh examination of the late magistrate’s car.
Deputy Director Ferdinand Lavin, National Bureau of Investigation …Read More
At least 27 more police officers have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the tally of recoveries to 8,443 as of Wednesday night.
Based on the latest data from the Philippine National Police (PNP) Administrative Support for Covid-19 Task Force, recoveries stand at …Read More
The city government of Valenzuela has exempted cyclists from the mandatory wearing of face shield.
This, after Mayor Rex Gatchalian approved executive order no. 2020–347 exempting solo bikers from wearing face shield within the city.
According to the city government, the order targets to increase …Read More
The provincial health office (PHO) of Eastern Samar has declared community transmission of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Guiuan town as more unrelated local cases have been reported for the past days.
In a social media post on Thursday, the health office urged those with flu-like …Read More
The provincial Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has issued a resolution imposing stricter measures in the entry of residents and non-residents during the holidays to control the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Governor Albert Garcia, IATF chair, said on Thursday that border protocols for …Read More
A sales executive of a beverage company in Calasiao town was shot dead by still unidentified gunmen on Wednesday afternoon.
In an interview Thursday, Dagupan City chief of police Lt. Col. Luis Ventura identified the victim as Roy Fabia of Mangaldan, who was territory sales …Read More
The number of active coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in this province has gone down to 110 after newly-recovered cases continue to outnumber new infections.
Citing the latest report of the Provincial Health Office, Governor Albert Garcia said there were 17 new recoveries, bringing to …Read More
Fitch Solutions revised its average 2020-2021 Philippine peso forecasts as the unit continues to outperform in the region but a possible weakening is projected in the long-term partly on current account improvement reversal.
In a report dated Dec. 23, the unit of Fitch Group’s new …Read More
Her visit to Barangay Inolingan a couple of weeks before the May 2019 elections was marred with violence, but when Mayor Ella Celestina Garcia-Yulo of Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental returned to the village on Wednesday it was a happy affair as she came bearing gifts.…Read More
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has approved some PHP15.74 billion worth of projects in November, bringing the total investment approvals to PHP88.34 billion in the first 11 months of the year.
PEZA reported Thursday that the investments came from 318 applications for new and …Read More
Oil prices increased on Thursday over a fall in US oil stocks and a decline in the US first-time jobless claims, as both signal a possible oil demand and economic rebound.
International benchmark Brent crude traded at USD51.42 per barrel at 0642 GMT for a …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday appealed anew to the public to be considerate in expressing their sentiments against the 13-year-old daughter of Police Master Sgt. Jonel Nuezca who recently gunned down two civilians in Paniqui, Tarlac.
“There are manifestations of …Read More
As Filipinos begin the final week of this year with the most number of holidays, there are types or kinds of people who have to work on holidays.
The Webster’s New Dictionary describes briefly the noun holiday as “Day or period of rest from work, …Read More
Select branches of Security Bank of the Philippines and Union Bank of the Philippines will remain open even during Rizal Day (December 30) and on the last weekend of this year.
In an advisory, Security Bank said all its branches will be closed on December …Read More
Despite the series of challenges this year, a Catholic prelate on Thursday said Christmas is an assurance that God is with the people.
Apostolic Administrator of Manila, Bishop Broderick Pabillo, said amid the trying times, the birth of Jesus Christ is an assurance that “God …Read More
The city government has asked the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to extend the services of contact tracers and other coronavirus diseases 2019 (Covid-19)-related personnel until December 2021.
Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said Thursday she cited …Read More