PHOENIX, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. (“WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: WSC), a North American leader in turnkey modular space and portable storage solutions, today announced that Brad Soultz, Chief Executive Officer and Tim Boswell, Chief …Read More
LOWELL, Mass., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rapid Micro Biosystems, the leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gurinder Grewal as Senior Vice President of Strategy, reporting directly to the company’s CEO, Robert Spignesi.
In this …Read More
Jim Sabia assumes new role of Managing Director, Beer Division;
Mallika Monteiro’s role expanded to Chief Growth, Strategy and Digital Officer
VICTOR, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage …Read More
February 23, 2021
- Philips is one of the first health technology companies in the world that has become fully carbon neutral in its operations
- New integrated Environmental, Social and Governance framework with targets and action plans builds on current success to raise the bar for
February 23, 2021
- Current Chairman Jeroen van der Veer and Vice-Chairwoman Mrs. Christine Poon to retire from Philips’ Supervisory Board after their third consecutive term, effective upon closing of the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
- Mrs. Orit Gadiesh, Philips’ Supervisory Board member since 2014,
The expansion bolsters Control Risks’ strategy to support the complex regulatory and litigation needs of a global client base, who are increasingly focused on securing business information, driving significant scale, and deploying analytics when interrogating their data.
New York, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — …Read More
At least 118 former members of the New People’s Army (NPA) and their staunch supporters formally yielded to the Philippine Army and the local government of Matuguinao, Samar, a military official said on Tuesday.
All, including nine village officials, joined the mass surrender ceremony at …Read More
Jail and hefty fines await individuals found guilty of involvement in fixing, Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica warned on Tuesday.
Citing Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018, Belgica said anyone …Read More
The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) on Tuesday said veterinarians from Regions 6 (Western Visayas), 7 (Central Visayas) and 13 (Caraga) underwent hands-on training on reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing for African swine fever (ASF).
The DA-7 conducted the training in …Read More
San Carlos City, the northernmost locality in Negros Occidental, has re-established the health checkpoints in its three villages situated at the boundary of Negros Oriental on Tuesday.
The checkpoints were restored due to the rising active cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Negros Oriental, …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) has released a memorandum circular regarding sports events not under the sanction of the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).
According to the circular dated Feb. 18, a copy of which was obtained by the …Read More
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has joined the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) in line with its commitment to supporting the development of the Philippine capital market and overall financial sector.
“We thank the GFIN for welcoming the SEC to its growing membership,” SEC …Read More
More than 1,000 job vacancies will be made available in an online job fair that the Public Service Employment Office (PESO) here on Feb. 24 in time for the Cebu City Charter Day celebration.
The online job fair, which is hosted by PESO-Cebu City, will …Read More
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is set to open a zipper lane along White Plains Avenue in Quezon City on Thursday (Feb.25) for the celebration of the 35th EDSA People Power Revolution.
In a traffic advisory on Tuesday, the MMDA said the zipper lane …Read More
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on second reading a measure prohibiting the active use and display of commercial billboards during typhoons.
The chamber passed through voice voting House Bill 7174, or the proposed Bawal Billboard Tuwing Bagyo Act, which aims to mitigate the …Read More
The Tourism department on Tuesday asked travelers, especially those visiting destinations with eased entry protocols to continue following the health and safety protocols imposed by the government.
The statement came after Cebu scrapped the negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result as a requirement …Read More
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) opened seven registration centers on Tuesday for the ongoing Step 2 registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in Albay province.
Cross Doreh Lee, PSA-Albay information officer, in a phone interview, said the newly opened registration centers are in Albay …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday said agricultural damage and losses incurred due to Tropical Depression (TD) Auring is now at PHP21.56 million affecting 240 farmers and 1,756 hectares of farmlands nationwide.
“The affected commodities include rice, corn, high-value crops, livestock and fisheries in …Read More
The full restoration of Philippine Digital Asset Exchange’s (PDAX) system and user accounts is expected on Wednesday (Feb. 24) after a 36-hour system check following a glitch that resulted in unusual cryptocurrency trading last Feb. 16.
In a virtual briefing Tuesday, PDAX founder and chief …Read More
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) inaugurated on Tuesday the country's 100th strong motion station in Tanay, Rizal.
This is part of the Philippine Strong Motion Network (PSMNet) project that started in 1992 with only four strong motion instruments.
Phivolcs director Renato Solidum …Read More
A food security advocacy group is recommending the consumption of fish as an alternative source of protein with the continued increase of meat prices not only due to the threat of African swine fever (ASF) but also due to the rising cost worldwide of animal …Read More
The first biogas plant in Southern Luzon expected to help the city government save on fuel expenses is set to start its pilot operations next month.
City Veterinary Office (CVO) chief Dr. Emmanuel Estipona, in an interview on Tuesday, said the plant is already 90 …Read More
President Rodrigo R. Duterte arrived in Tandag City on Tuesday afternoon to inspect the devastation wrought by Tropical Storm Auring on Surigao del Sur over the weekend, as national government agencies descend on the province on the same day to aid calamity victims.
Accompanied by …Read More
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is spending close to a billion pesos for a program to vaccinate all its 70,000 employees and extended workforce for free, and help the country in its effort to build a collective defense against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), which has claimed …Read More
Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Eduardo del Rosario on Tuesday said he issued anew a department order aimed at expediting the issuance of "licenses to sell" (LS).
“We are enforcing a new measure expected to minimize the adverse impact of the …Read More
Vic Manuel now has a new home as Alaska traded the embattled forward to Phoenix in a swap approved by the PBA trade committee on Tuesday.
In exchange, the Aces acquired Brian Heruela from the Fuel Masters.
Both teams swapped orders in the upcoming PBA …Read More
Various private companies have promised to proactively support the government efforts as they stepped up endeavors to help address involuntary hunger and malnutrition in the country.
This commitment was made as the government, through the Task Force Zero Hunger and alongside its partners in the …Read More
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sheriff Abas on Tuesday said the commission will remain strict in scrutinizing the new party-list applicants before they will be accredited for the upcoming 2022 national and local elections.
“Doon naman sa kung hindi sila [party-list groups] marginalized, hinihimay po …Read More
Filipinos in Libya were advised to remain vigilant and avoid unnecessary business outside their homes following an assassination attempt on Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashaga in Janzour last Feb. 21.
In an advisory dated Feb. 22, the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli urged all Filipinos in …Read More
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle will be serving another post at the Vatican, aside from being the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
According to Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) news website, Pope Francis appointed Monday the Filipino cardinal as a …Read More
Filipina tennis wunderkind Alexandra "Alex" Eala continues to zoom upward in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings.
In the latest update following the end of the Australian Open, the 15-year-old tennister jumped 140 spots to 763rd overall following deep runs in the tournaments she played …Read More
Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures Inc., the Philippines’ leading chained full-service restaurant, is set to open 15 new Shakey’s and 15 new Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken outlets this year, restarting a store network expansion strategy that was put on hold last year due to the coronavirus disease …Read More
Defense counsels of former justice secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday failed to debunk claims of a prosecution witness who identified the lawmaker to have received PHP1.4 million from the late prison gang boss and convicted drug lord Jaybee Sebastian seven years ago.
After a …Read More
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to resume the full operations of its flagship One-Stop Service Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (OSSCO) here.
Raymundo Agravante, DOLE-Region 12 director, said Tuesday they are currently coordinating with various concerned agencies for the restoration of …Read More
At least 195 farmers have benefited from the rehabilitation and reforestation program of the Cagdianao Mining Corp. (CMC) based in this town, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
Dubbed as "ECOmmunity Program,” the initiative has paid up some PHP4.4 million to 71 contractors and …Read More
Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) plans to allocate about 1.5 percent of its loan portfolio for provisioning this 2021, lower than last year’s 2.3 percent as it sees improvement in economic activities.
“We will continue to maintain a high provisioning level but not as high …Read More
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has started the registration process for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in six local government units in Negros Occidental, including this capital city.
This is part of the small-scale and gradual rollout of the Step 2 PhilSys registration for individuals …Read More
In anticipation of the influx of tourists this summer, the Ilocos Norte Tourism Office (INTO) announced Tuesday the hiring of tourism aides, including senior citizens and out-of-school youths (OSY).
According to Senior Tourism Operations officer Xavier Ruiz, the Ilocos Norte Summer Tourism Operations Employment Program …Read More
Parents are encouraged to beat the deadline for the month-long supplemental immunization (SIA) for measles-rubella (MR) and oral polio vaccine (OPV) by bringing their eligible kids to various health centers.
Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao, in an interview on Tuesday, said she was informed that …Read More
An Italian diplomat was among three people killed Monday in an attack on a UN convoy in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo, said local and Italian authorities.
According to local sources, the convoy was attacked in an attempted kidnapping near Goma, the capital of …Read More
Over 40 vans containing 3,707 heads of live hogs worth PHP38.5 million are expected to arrive in Metro Manila (National Capital Region) via Oceanic Container Lines on Wednesday.
“Today, the vessel will leave our international port in Loboc (Lapuz) and will arrive in Manila tomorrow,” …Read More
he National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 on Tuesday clarified that National Policy on Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., did not make any public statement discrediting the efficacy rate of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine.
In a statement, the NTF said the alleged remark, …Read More
Development planners in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) are pushing the funding and implementation of billions worth of additional priority projects to further accelerate the region’s economic growth.
Mayor Ronnel Rivera, the chairperson of the Regional Development Council (RDC) of Region 12, said Tuesday the projects comprise …Read More
The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has allocated some PHP1.8-billion worth of infrastructure projects for this city and North Cotabato's 63 villages.
“The allotment was given to Cotabato City and the 63 villages in North Cotabato after …Read More
Some 29 police officers of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPPO) on Tuesday received certificates of commendation in recognition of their continuous support to the programs, projects, and activities of the National Police Commission (Napolcom) Ilocos regional office.
The awarding ceremony was held at the …Read More
The city government is planning to establish additional animal quarantine checkpoints in its border areas in the wake of the continuing threats posed by the spread of the African swine fever (ASF).
This, as the City Veterinary Office (CVO) raised alarm on Tuesday over the …Read More
A manhunt is underway against the communist terrorists who clashed with police commandos along the national highway in Barangay Putiao, Pilar town in Sorsogon province, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Debold Sinas said on Tuesday.
Sinas has mobilized maneuver forces of Police Regional Office-5 …Read More
Digital push will continue to be among the major priorities of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) this year as more people realize the advantages of transacting using this mode.
In a virtual briefing Tuesday, RCBC Treasurer and Head of Treasury Group Horacio Cebrero said they …Read More