Philips provides update on composition of its Supervisory Board and proposes reappointment of Marnix van Ginneken as member of its Board of Management

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,
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Vets trained on RT-PCR testing for ASF

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 …

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100th strong motion station up in Tanay

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 …

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Vic Manuel traded to Phoenix

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 …

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Pope appoints Tagle to another Vatican post

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 …

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Shakey’s Pizza restarts store expansion

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 …

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PhilSys registration starts in 6 NegOcc LGUs

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 …

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Napolcom commends 29 Pangasinan police officers

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 …

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Manhunt on vs. Reds in Sorsogon clash: PNP

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 …

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RCBC ramps up digitization efforts

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 …

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