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AMSTERDAM, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Expereo, the global provider of managed Internet, Cloud access, and SD-WAN solutions, announces the acquisition of nextgen SD-WAN & SASE solutions provider Videns IT Services, bolstering Expereo’s SD-WAN network transformation and management capabilities for its multinational enterprise customers.…Read More
MANILA – A measure proposing the creation of specialized senior high schools called Meister Schools that will teach highly-technical skills compatible with the manufacturing and other high-value industries hurdled committee level at the House of Representatives.
During a hearing on Thursday, the House Committee on …Read More
DAVAO CITY-Police filed charges on Thursday against a 19-year-old Pakistani for illegal possession of a firearm.
Maj. Milgrace Driz, chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Davao Region (CIDG-11), said Zahir Farooq yielded a .45 caliber and ammunition when arrested on Monday in …Read More
DAVAO CITY – Media practitioners should be considered part of the priority groups for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination, Senator Christopher Lawrence Go said Thursday.
In an interview on the sidelines of the distribution of assistance to fisherfolk in the Island Garden City of …Read More
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has reminded local and national governments to ensure that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines they will procure are “safe and effective,” Senator Christopher Lawrence Go said on Thursday.
Duterte made the reminder following the signing of a memorandum allowing …Read More
MANILA – Even with the reopening of more business establishments and economic activities, people still do not have the confidence to go out and spend without the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, a member of the OCTA Research Group said Thursday.
In a television interview, OCTA Research …Read More
MANILA – Waterways in Mindanao and Eastern Visayas are at risk of overflowing due to rain from approaching Tropical Storm Auring, the weather bureau said Thursday.
“Auring” has not yet struck land but its cloud bands can reach the two areas and bring rain that …Read More
MANILA – State insurer Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) on Thursday announced extension of the deadline for employers to remit their contributions for the applicable month of January until Feb. 22, 2021.
In a statement, the PhilHealth said deadline extension is in view of the …Read More
MANILA – Amazon Global Selling is looking to bring in more Filipino brands on its platform to list and sell their products on Amazon marketplaces in Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and the Americas.
“We are building pipelines and we focus on bringing more …Read More
BONGBONG Marcos lost his case in the Supreme Court but hopefully learned an expensive lesson. An attempt to appeal his case is a futile move considering the unanimous decision of the justices to junk his case in favor of Leni Robredo. Well, this is a …Read More
ILOILO CITY – A government trooper was wounded following an encounter with members of the communist-terrorist group in the vicinity of Barangay Iglilico, San Joaquin, Iloilo past 1 p.m. on Thursday.
A spot report furnished by Maj. Cenon Pancito III, spokesperson of the Philippine Army’s …Read More
MANILA — The Utah Jazz continue to wax hot in the ongoing National Basketball Association (NBA) season after taking down the Los Angeles Clippers, 114-96, on Thursday (Philippine Time) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The Jazz took over in the second half, outscoring …Read More
MANILA – The Metro Manila Council (MMC), composed of Metro Manila mayors and national government officials, has voted to support the proposed shift to the less restrictive modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) in Metro Manila.
“Ang karamihan po ng alkalde ng kalakhang maynila ay bumoto …Read More
MANILA – Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, together with private sector partners from Pilipinas Kontra Gutom, visited Zamboanga del Norte on Wednesday to distribute free food packs as “an important measure to fight poverty and child malnutrition.”
Zamboanga del Norte is among 32 priority provinces included …Read More
MANILA – The Philippines’ main equity index slipped anew Thursday on news about US monetary officials’ concerns on the pace of recovery of the world’s largest economy, which, in turn, also affected the peso during the day.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 1.68 …Read More
CEBU CITY – Medical experts have discovered the presence of at least two mutations of severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Cebu, the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas said on Thursday.
Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, DOH-7 chief pathologist and regional spokesperson on …Read More
MANILA – The Quezon City government envisions transforming 30 hectares of unused urban areas into vegetable gardens.
“This is a pilot activity (of the “Buhay sa Gulay” project) that we have started in January in partnership with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and with …Read More
MANILA – An official of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday said there is no plan yet to reimplement number coding even with the proposed easing of quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila.
In a press conference, MMDA chairman Benjamin “Benhur” Abalos Jr. said …Read More
MANILA – The Quezon City government is investigating how a tablet device given by the city government for the distant blended learning ended up in a raid and used by some men for ‘online sabong’ (cockfight).
Mayor Joy Belmonte in a message sent to the …Read More
MANILA – Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Caesar Dulay said compromise agreements with erring taxpayers, which were done within the bounds of the law, helped the agency collect taxes.
During the virtual Tax Campaign kick-off Wednesday, Dulay thanked taxpayers’ cooperation in ensuring that government …Read More
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – More than 25,000 households from parts of Region 12 (Soccsksargen) have been delisted from the government’s conditional cash transfer program due to eligibility problems.
Cezario Joel Espejo, director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 12, said Thursday the …Read More