Publication relating to a transparency notification



Publication relating to a transparency notification

Mont-Saint-Guibert (Belgium), July 14, 2021, 10:30pm CET / 4:30pm ET – In accordance with article 14 of the Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings, Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels/Nasdaq: NYXH) announces …

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Condo type, in-city socialized housing soon to rise in San Juan

– A high-rise, in-city socialized public housing project that can accommodate more than 500 families is soon to rise in San Juan City.

The San Juan city government led by Mayor Francis Zamora and …

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105 Tagum City households benefit from ‘Pantawid Liwanag’

A total of 105 member consumer-owner (MCO) households of the Northern Davao Electric Cooperative Inc. (Nordeco) from six barangays in Tagum City, Davao del Norte have benefited from the ongoing “Pantawid Liwanag” Program (PLP).

Nordeco, in a …

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DA lauds Surigao Sur town’s measure to curb rat infestation

The continuing implementation of a program to reduce rat infestation by the local government unit (LGU) of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur has gained recognition from the Department of Agriculture in Caraga (DA-13).

In a statement …

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Sara visits C-130 mishap survivors in Zambo

Mayor Sara Duterte visited on Thursday morning the survivors of the C-130 plane crash in Patikul, Sulu on July 4, who were admitted at Camp Navarro General Hospital in Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur.

In a report from …

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BSP renews P540-B cash advance to gov’t

Another PHP540-billion bridge financing has been extended by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to the national government, the third since 2020, aimed to provide liquidity to help finance economic recovery efforts.

In a virtual briefing on Thursday, …

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USAID donates P12-M in equipment to DepEd

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) donated over PHP12 million (USD240,000) worth of distance learning equipment to the Department of Education (DepEd) for its Alternative Learning System (ALS) e-Skwela learning centers, the US Embassy in Manila …

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‘Habagat’ to bring rain showers over parts of Luzon, Visayas

The southwest monsoon (habagat) affecting the western section of Luzon and the Visayas will bring rains over these areas, a weather forecaster said Thursday.

“Scattered rains, with at times heavy rains will prevail over Mindoro …

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DILG seeks more funds for hiring of contact tracers

An official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday said they have already requested additional funds for the hiring of more contact tracers as part of the country’s coronavirus response.

“We …

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3 more tourists with fake RT-PCR results nabbed in Boracay

Three tourists from Silang, Cavite were apprehended by authorities for using fake reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) results to enter Boracay on July 14.

Those apprehended were a couple, Benjamin P. Pastrana, 64, and his …

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SC clears BIR exec dismissed for dishonesty

The Supreme Court (SC) has cleared a revenue officer found administratively liable for lapses in her statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).

In a resolution dated July 12, 2021 and recently published online, the Court’s First …

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Reds’ party-list groups used to push for CPP agenda: ex-rebel

A former New People’s Army (NPA) rebel expressed full support for the move to disqualify party-list groups that back communist terrorist groups (CTGs).

Joy “Ka Amihan” Saguino, in a radio program interview on Tuesday, referred …

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DENR-8 steps up watch vs. poachers, wild plant collectors

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Eastern Visayas (DENR-8) is heightening its watch against poaching of wild plants as more people are allowed to access eco-tourism sites due to more relaxed movement restrictions.

Although …

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TESDA, Daikin to establish HVAC Center

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Japanese firm Daikin on Thursday inked an agreement to establish the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Center within the TESDA Complex in Bicutan, Taguig.

“This is a collaborative arrangement. …

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Economist says gov’t spending to drive PH 2021 growth

The government’s infrastructure spending is expected to be the major growth driver this year but Standard Chartered Bank has reduced its growth forecast for the Philippine economy from 6.4 percent to 4.6 percent.

In a virtual …

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CHED uses 99% of Bayanihan 2 funds

The Commission for Higher Education (CHED) has maintained it has utilized 99 percent of its PHP3.3 billion worth of funds allocated under the Bayanihan 2 law.

CHED chairman Prospero de Vera made the statement on Wednesday in response …

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Sandigan junks ill-gotten wealth cases vs. Marcoses, 2 bizmen

The Sandiganbayan dismissed a complaint originally filed 34 years ago by the post-EDSA Revolution Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) against late businessman Ricardo Silverio Sr. and Pablo Carlos Jr., former First Lady Imelda Marcos, and …

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Indonesia travel restrictions not ‘too late’: Palace

Malacañang on Thursday denied that the government was “too late” in imposing travel restrictions on Indonesia to prevent the entry of the highly transmissible Delta Covid-19 variant.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said there were only a limited number …

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Iloilo City, province retain MECQ classification until July 22

The province of Iloilo and this highly urbanized city have retained their modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) status but only from July 16 to 22, 2021.

The new classification was approved by President Rodrigo Duterte upon …

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Metro Manila now under more relaxed GCQ

The additional restrictions in Metro Manila amid the general community quarantine (GCQ) status have been lifted, Malacañang announced on Thursday.

This developed after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), in a meeting …

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Samar town vows to sustain peace in 12 rebel-cleared villages

The local government of Matuguinao in Samar province is giving more attention to 12 villages recently rid of the influence of the New People’s Army (NPA).

The NPA-cleared villages are Del Rosario, Ligaya, Carolina, San …

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Sarangani towns’ informal workers get livelihood aid from DOLE

At least 99 poor informal workers from two municipalities in Sarangani province have received around PHP1.7 million worth of livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Raymundo Agravante, DOLE Region 12 director, said …

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Crash victim’s mom against son entering Army

The body of Pvt. 1st Class Carlo Dapanas Jr., one of the 49 soldiers who died in the C-130 crash in Sulu, has arrived at his home in Barangay Tu-od here.

In a small room of the family …

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PNP forms technical working group to study SC reso on body cams

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has now formed a technical working group (TWG) tasked to study the Supreme Court (SC) resolution outlining the guidelines on the use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) in the …

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Over 13K fully vaccinated in Naga City

The local government unit (LGU) here, public and private hospitals were able to vaccinate at least 13,336 residents against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of July 14, including those living in neighboring towns who regularly visit the …

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CHR urges public to rally vs. use of violence in asserting rights

The Commission of Human Rights (CHR) urged the public to rally against the use of “armed violence” in asserting ideology and rights, saying conflicts affect many communities, particularly in rural areas.

“I think …

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New Tarlac-Cabanatuan expressway to boost PH economy: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday expressed confidence that the opening of the first 18-kilometer portion of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) will help bolster the Philippine economy.

“This project will improve movement of goods going to …

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Bucks tie NBA Finals vs. Suns

Khris Middleton came up huge within the final 2:07 of the game to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 109-103 win over the Phoenix Suns in Game 4 of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals at the Fiserv Forum …

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Ride Edsa Busway, MRT-3 to avoid traffic: DOTr

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and a couple of its line agencies on Thursday called on commuters to use public transportation, especially along the Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (Edsa), to avoid the increasing traffic along the major …

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Funds for anti-insurgency programs ‘intact’: PNP chief

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday assured that the funds allotted for its anti-insurgency programs are intact and will be wisely used for the welfare of Filipinos residing in far-flung areas known to be infested with communist …

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Antique to remain under GCQ until end of July

The province of Antique will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) starting July 16 until the end of the month.

“The province will remain under GCQ but with heightened restrictions,” said Margie Gadian, secretary of the …

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Spurned NPA rebels burn hauler in Surigao

New People’s Army (NPA) rebels burned a PHP1.7-million hauling truck Wednesday in a remote area in Cortes, Surigao del Sur.

Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office Director Col. James Goforth told the Philippine News Agency on Thursday that failed extortion was the main reason for …

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1.4K displaced sugarcane workers in DavSur get P8.6-M cash aid

Some 1,468 displaced sugarcane workers in the Davao del Sur received a total of PHP8.6 million worth of cash assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment in Region 11 (DOLE-11) on Thursday.

In a …

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Speaker to ‘unconditionally’ support friend Sara in 2022

Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Thursday said he would give his “all-out and unconditional support” for Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte should she decide to run for president in the 2022 elections.

Velasco welcomed Duterte’s recent statement …

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Most barangays in Soccsksargen prone to flooding, landslides

The majority of the 1,195 barangays in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) are considered highly prone to flooding and even landslides based on the assessment of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB).

Ariel Austin Acosta, MGB-Region 12 supervising geologist, …

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Stocks slip; peso ends sideways vs. US dollar

_003A The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) slipped on Thursday due in part to developments in the US but the peso managed to end the trade sideways against the greenback.

The main equities gauge shed 1.57 percent, …

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Sorsogon guv calls for transparency, fairness in vax distribution

Sorsogon Gov. Francis Escudero on Thursday called on health authorities to be transparent and fair in the allocation and distribution of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines nationwide.

In a statement posted on his Twitter account, …

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BARMM’s ‘palay’ yield up 36% in Q1 2021

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has recorded a 36 percent increase in palay yield during the first quarter this year, the region’s Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported Thursday.

PSA-BARMM Director Razulden Mangelen said their …

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Monetary policy setting based on domestic factors: BSP

Domestic factors and not moves by major central banks are the key considerations in any policy decision of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno underscored monetary authorities’ commitment to keep the central bank’s …

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SC upholds 2014 dismissal of CHR commissioner

The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a petition filed by former Commission on Human Rights (CHR) commissioner Cecilia Rachel “Coco” V. Quisumbing questioning the Office of the Ombudsman’s 2014 decision dismissing her from government service on bribery and …

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Sara, Joy, Gwen top performing officials: survey

An independent group survey has picked Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, and Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia as the best-performing local chief executives.

RP-Mission and Development Foundation survey posted Wednesday night on social media …

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Trillanes’ accusation vs. PRRD ‘really uncalled for’: solon

A lawmaker on Wednesday said former Senator Antonio Trillanes’ plunder allegations against President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is “highly irresponsible” and “very uncalled for.”

“That is a highly irresponsible statement,” Surigao del Sur 1st district Rep. Prospero Pichay …

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DENR seeks PRRD’s certification of EPEB bill

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is awaiting President Rodrigo Duterte’s official call for Congress to immediately pass the bill that will create the Environmental Protection and Enforcement Bureau (EPEB).

“To help fast-track the bill’s passage, …

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‘No intention’ to belittle PDP-Laban: Palace spox

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday said he has no intention to insult President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruling political party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).

Roque issued the clarification, a day after he shrugged off the threats …

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PH eyes retail dollar bond issuance

The Philippines aims to issue its first-ever US dollar-denominated retail dollar bond (RDBs) targeted for overseas Filipinos (OFs) to augment government funds, National Treasurer Rosalia de Leon said.

In a virtual briefing on Thursday, de Leon said they are …

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GenSan tightens ‘sea borders’ amid Delta variant threat

The city government has sealed off its “sea borders” to prevent the entry of fishermen and travelers from Indonesia due to the threats posed by the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Delta variant.

City …

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Guion qualifies for Tokyo Paralympics

Para powerlifter Achelle Guion becomes the sixth Paralympian who gets the chance to represent the country at the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics.

Guion, a veteran para-powerlifter, was part of the 2012 London Paralympics placing 6th in the competition.

At the 2014 …

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