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Nyxoah Announces Closing of Nasdaq Initial Public Offering and Underwriters’ Full Exercise of Option to Purchase Additional Shares
Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium – July 8, 2021, 10:30pm CET / 4:30pm ET – Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels…Read More
Following the closure of the decades-old, the city government here is now transitioning to the use of technology that will convert trash to construction materials.
A media release Friday said Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo inspected on Thursday the installation of equipment and machines for the …Read More
Joint Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bureau of Customs (BOC) operatives have arrested four suspects and seized an estimated PHP2.1 million worth of smuggled assorted brands of cigarette off this city, the PCG reported Friday.
The PCG-Southwestern Mindanao District said the shipment of cigarettes was …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday ordered the conduct of regular inspections in detention cells in all police stations.
“At the police station level alone, we should ensure that detainees will not be able to commit crimes. They are under police custody so they …Read More
The Phoenix Suns have taken a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals with a 118-108 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Suns’ Jae Crowder and Deandre Ayton both notched up double-doubles at Phoenix’s Talking Stick Resort Arena late Thursday.
Crowder scored 11 points and 10 …Read More
The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is pushing for online sharing of data on birth, death, and marriage, among others, with government agencies.
In a statement Friday, ARTA said the agency has written the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to make this initiative possible in the near …Read More
At least 20 former members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) from various areas in Central Luzon were given hope through a program for them to return to society’s mainstream and live peacefully with their families.
Col. Rommel A. Velasco, head …Read More
Members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BTA-BARMM) have agreed to prioritize the enactment of 10 key legislative measures for this year.
This, after BTA members, completed Thursday their four-day strategic planning for the passage of BARMM priority measures …Read More
The Supreme Court of the Philippines on Friday signed a contract with Saint Louis University (SLU) in Baguio City to make it one of the testing sites in this year’s Bar Examinations.
There are 15 other confirmed sites nationwide as the Bar resumes, using digital …Read More
Government critics should spare the ongoing rehabilitation of Marawi City from their “vicious politics and vested interests”, Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) chief, said.
Del Rosario called on politicians to stop spreading wrong information about rehabilitation efforts in the …Read More
Critics are free to challenge President Rodrigo Duterte’s perceived vice-presidential plan but everything is premature as long as he has not yet filed his certificate of candidacy.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte has yet to make up his mind but it should be noted …Read More
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has condemned the latest attack by the New People’s Army against government troops in Eastern Samar and vowed to conduct an inquiry of its own.
CHR Deputy Spokesperson Marc Louis Siapno, in a statement issued on Friday, said “no …Read More
Malacañang has declared July 15 a special non-working holiday in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in celebration of its 34th anniversary.
Proclamation No. 1183 was signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on July 6. “It is but fitting and proper that the people of the …Read More
Stronger measures for the preservation and protection of mangrove forests hurdled the committee level at the House of Representatives.
In a virtual hearing Wednesday, the Committee on Natural Resources chaired by Cavite Representative Elpidio Barzaga approved the substitute bill to House Bills (HBs) 1686, 5442 …Read More
More indigenous people (IP) families in South Cotabato will soon have access to potable water through an innovative project supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
Sammy Malawan, director of DOST-Region 12 (Soccsksargen), said Friday over 700 households are expected to directly benefit …Read More
The local government units (LGUs) have the final say on the requirements for travelers who will visit areas that are within their jurisdiction, Malacañang said on Friday.
The clarification was made after some LGUs expressed concern over the Inter-Agency Task Force the Management of Emerging …Read More
The World Bank apologized Thursday to the Philippine government over the “inadvertent” release of a report about the allegedly poor learning results among Filipino students.
In a statement uploaded on its official website, the World Bank acknowledged that its report titled “Improving Student Learning Outcomes …Read More
The Philippine office market appears ready to take off and resume its pre-pandemic growth trajectory, according to a study by Leechiu Property Consultants (LPC).
Demand for office space nationwide grew by 38 percent from 122,000 square meters (sqm) in the first quarter of 2021 to …Read More
The programs for the cooperative sector are laid down in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
One of which is the construction of a two-story Cooperative and Women Multi-purpose Building in Barangay Batulawan, Pikit, North Cotabato.
The project worth PHP4.6 million was included …Read More
There are emerging markets for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the United Kingdom, aside from job opportunities for nurses and healthcare workers (HCWs).
Labor Attaché Amuerfina Reyes in London, England, said though medical personnel are the in-demand workers in the host country, there are other …Read More
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday said areas with high cases of Covid-19 infections will get AstraZeneca vaccines donated by Japan to the Philippines.
This, after the 1.124 million doses AstraZeneca vaccine arrived on board an All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight around 9 p.m. …Read More
Digital payments surged during the pandemic due to movement restrictions but some people remain adamant to this shift thus, the need to reach out to this group, a ranking monetary official said.
During the press conference for the virtual 2021 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Youth …Read More
Bishop-elect Noel Pedregosa will officially assume as the new bishop of Malaybalay, Bukidnon on September 14.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) news website reported that the 56-year-old monsignor will be ordained and installed as bishop in a Mass at 9 a.m. at …Read More
A patient from Davao Oriental who died of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) was positive for the Beta variant, which was first detected in South Africa.
In a statement Thursday night, the provincial government, citing the official report from the Provincial Epidemiologic Surveillance Unit (PESU), said the …Read More
The city government is planning to adopt the newly completed regional evacuation center here as an economic enterprise for its host barangay.
City Mayor Eliordo Ogena said Friday they are studying the possibility of maximizing the use of the PHP36-million facility situated in Barangay San …Read More
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking to assess campaign expenses of candidates for the May 9, 2022 National and Local Elections (NLE) once they have filed their certificates of candidacy (COC).
Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said the plan is included in the reforms they would …Read More
Pfizer and BioNTech said they are developing a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) booster shot intended to target the highly transmissible Delta variant, according to U.S. media reports on Thursday.
Concerns continue to rise as the Delta strain has already become the dominant variant in the …Read More
The government will not get tired of assuring Filipinos that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine is safe and effective.
It also created Task Force T3 (Test, Trace and Treat) to partner with the private sector in addressing vaccine hesitancy.
“Tumutulong din kami sa private …Read More
The Police Regional Office (PRO) 13 (Caraga) reported a decrease in the index and non-index crimes in the region.
In a statement Friday, PRO-13 Director Brig. Gen. Romeo M. Caramat Jr. reported a significant drop of 22.3 percent in the Peace and Order Index that …Read More
Police authorities here have intensified security measures following a foiled passenger bus firebombing attack Thursday afternoon.
Lt. Col. Lauro Espida, Kidapawan City police director, said tighter security measures are in place following an explosion inside the Davao Metro Shuttle Bus parked at the Kidapawan City …Read More
Most parts of the country will experience rains due to the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Palawan, the Visayas, and Mindanao, a weather forecaster said Friday.
It will be rainy, and thunderstorms are likely in Palawan, Shelly Ignacio of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical …Read More
How about a unified vaccination card for all local government units (LGUs)?
Pasay Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano brought up the idea in a radio interview on Friday, saying she supports the call of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) for a unified database …Read More
World food prices fell in June for the first time in 12 months, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday.
Following 12 consecutive monthly increases, the FAO Food Price Index slipped 2.5 percent from May, averaging at 124.6 points this June.
The …Read More
A total of 824 informal workers were given financial assistance by the Ministry of Social Services and Development – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MSSD-BARMM) through the cash for work (CFW) program.
In a statement Friday, MSSD-BARMM Minister Raisa Jajurie said among the recipients …Read More
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief, Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, on Thursday personally presided over the donning ceremonies of two newly-promoted senior military officials.
Promoted were Rear Admiral Antonio Palces and Brig. Gen. Mark Edwin Moro. The ceremony was held at the Bulwagang Balangiga of …Read More
Restrictions could be eased as long as at least 20 percent of the country’s population are fully vaccinated and the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Delta variant will be prevented, a member of the OCTA Research Group said.
During the Let’s Go Bakuna …Read More
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Cebu has destroyed a total of 1,804 master cases of smuggled counterfeit cigarettes worth over PHP90 million at the facilities of Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc. (TCPI) here.
The cigarettes bearing Mighty, Marvels, and Fort brands which were seized …Read More
Vaccine hesitancy for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the province of Lanao del Norte has become less of a concern as the public continues to support the government’s vaccination program.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Marujeta Isabel Opamen, in a statement Friday, said they need …Read More
The Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (BOC-NAIA) on Friday reported that it has so far cleared a total of 3,680,100 doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines.
In a statement, the bureau said the latest of which was the 1,124,100 doses of the …Read More
The remains of 1st Lt. Sheena Alexandra Tato, the nurse who was killed in the July 4 C-130 plane crash in Patikul, Sulu, arrived at the Davao Air Station, Headquarters Tactical Operations Wing Eastern Mindanao (TOWEASTMIN) on Friday.
In a statement, the Eastern Mindanao Command …Read More
Children as young as five years old can now go outdoors despite the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as long as they are residing in areas placed under general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ (MGCQ).
This, after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the …Read More
A centenarian from Davao Oriental became the province’s oldest recipient of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine after receiving her first dose, the provincial government said on Friday.
Encarnacion Toyongan Pagantian, 103, a resident of Sitio Poblacion, Barangay Palma Gil in the municipality of Caraga …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) pushed anew for the mandatory registration of mobile numbers as part of intensified efforts in cracking down against cybercrimes.
“If you could just imagine, kagaya ng sa ibang bansa, na ang paggamit ng cellphone number or unit ay registered, maiiwasan …Read More
Two survivors of the Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft crash in Sulu are thankful to God that they were given a second chance at life.
These were the words of Private First Class (PFC) Nathaniel Bongcayao, 28, and Private (Pvt) Marc Francis Carnaje, 24, who …Read More
Another New People’s Army (NPA) rebel surrendered to local authorities on Friday in Barangay Rosario, Cervantes, Ilocos Sur.
Police Brig. Gen. Emmanuel B. Peralta, Regional Director of the Police Region Office 1, said the surrenderer was identified as “Ka Mike/Steward”, 36, of Sitio Cabaroan, Barangay …Read More
The provincial government of South Cotabato has allotted some PHP8 million for relief assistance to residents affected by various calamities and the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
Rolly Doane Aquino, acting head of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), said the funds …Read More
This city will be under the stricter modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting June 10 until the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is contained, Ilocos Norte Gov. Matthew Marcos Manotoc announced on Thursday evening.
With this, the public trooped to grocery stores early Friday …Read More