Align Technology Announces Commercial Availability of Invisalign® G8 With New SmartForce® Aligner Activation Features Globally

Latest evolution in SmartForce innovation improves treatment predictability for frequently treated case types

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced the commercial availability of Invisalign G8 with SmartForce® Aligner Activation, the company’s latest biomechanics innovations. Invisalign …

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NegOr logs 37 more recoveries from Covid-19

The province of Negros Oriental has logged more recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), a health official said on Thursday.

In a virtual presser, assistant provincial health officer Dr. Liland Estacion said of the total 179 swab results received Wednesday, 155 were negative (with …

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959 OFWs return home to Caraga in January

At least 959 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have returned home to different provinces in Caraga in January this year, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration in the region (OWWA-13) said Thursday.

“OWWA-13 continues to provide assistance to our returning OFWs upon their arrival at the airport,” …

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2 NPA militiamen nabbed in Caraga

Police arrested two communist New People’s Army (NPA) militiamen allegedly involved in the attacks on Army detachments in separate manhunt operations Wednesday, the Police Regional Office in Caraga (PRO-13) said.

In a statement Thursday, PRO-13 identified the suspects as Ben Manaytay, 47, a resident of …

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SoCot gears up for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

The provincial government of South Cotabato is studying several available vaccines for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as it stepped up preparations for the rollout of its own vaccination program.

Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., head of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said Thursday they …

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More tourism workers to get pandemic aid

Tourism workers from non-accredited but government-licensed establishments are now qualified to apply for the Covid-19 financial aid, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Thursday.

This, after the agency and the Department of Labor and Employment, amended its joint memorandum circular for financial assistance and cash-for-work …

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Development programs eyed for BARMM’s youth

Youth leaders in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are eyeing development programs for the region that would benefit young constituents.

This came as newly-appointed commissioners of the Bangsamoro Youth Commission (BYC) gathered on Wednesday afternoon at the BARMM center here to discuss …

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Pair of Philippine eagles tracked in Bislig City

A coupling of endangered Philippine eagles (Pithecophaga jefferyi) was tracked late last week in a forested area in Bislig City’s Tinuy-an Falls.

“The eagles were tracked within the Tinuy-an Falls Protected Landscape in Barangay Burboanan, Bislig City,” the Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) …

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Development programs eyed for BARMM’s youth

Youth leaders in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are eyeing development programs for the region that would benefit young constituents.

This came as newly-appointed commissioners of the Bangsamoro Youth Commission (BYC) gathered on Wednesday afternoon at the BARMM center here to discuss …

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Ilocos Norte implements stricter border checkpoint

As the Cordillera Administrative Region reverted to stricter General Community Quarantine (GCQ) this month, all Ilocos Norte residents returning from the region will be required to undergo facility-based quarantine for a period of 14 days regardless of the result of their real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain …

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Firm donates P3.6-M bus to PRO-9

The Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) got a boost in its mobility assets after the Rural Transit Mindanao, Inc. (RTMI) donated Thursday a PHP3.6 million bus.

Capt. Edwin Duco, PRO-9 information officer, said RTMI-Pagadian City Branch Manager Herman Avenido turned over the 55-seater Hino Bus to …

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Davao to upgrade contact tracing system

The local government is set to upgrade its coronavirus disease (Covid-19) contact tracing system through the Safe Davao Quick Response (DQR) code.

In a radio interview Wednesday, Davao City Human Resource Management chief Lemuel Ortonio said their development team is looking at adding features to …

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Firm donates P3.6-M bus to PRO-9

The Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) got a boost in its mobility assets after the Rural Transit Mindanao, Inc. (RTMI) donated Thursday a PHP3.6 million bus.

Capt. Edwin Duco, PRO-9 information officer, said RTMI-Pagadian City Branch Manager Herman Avenido turned over the 55-seater Hino Bus to …

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