NEW YORK, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, today announced it has provided a $105 million loan to Fort Partners for the acquisition and modernization of the …Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and precise positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, automotive, mobile and mass-market applications, today announced a partnership with Tokyo-based KDDI Corporation. KDDI is …Read More
London, July 19, 2021
CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today that its financial results for the Second Quarter of 2021 will be released on Friday, July 30, 2021.
A live audio webcast of the 2021 Second Quarter results conference call will begin …Read More
The combination of Zoom’s robust communications platform with Five9’s intelligent cloud contact center will enable organizations to reimagine the way they engage with their customers
SAN JOSE, Calif. and SAN RAMON, Calif., July 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today …Read More
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives backed by policemen have seized some PHP3.4 million worth of illegal drugs and arrested a suspected big-time drug trader in an anti-drug operation late Sunday here.
Jury Rocamora, PDEA-Zamboanga City Office head, identified the arrested suspect as Benhar Mowa, …Read More
A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) patrol ship has successfully chased away a Chinese Navy warship from the Marie Louise Bank located 147 nautical miles from the shores of El Nido, Palawan.
In a Facebook post on Monday, the PCG said BRP Cabra (MRRV-4409) monitored a …Read More
Education officials in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) led Monday separate groundbreaking ceremonies for the construction of seven school buildings in North Cotabato and Maguindanao as part of continuing efforts to improve the quality of education in the region.
The construction of …Read More
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Monday said the government is arranging more chartered flights for some 6,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stranded in eight countries with travel restrictions due to the presence of the more infectious Covid-19 Delta variant.…Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) expects the reentry of United States Peace Corps volunteers in September.
US Peace Corps country director Jenner Edelman will pay a courtesy call on DSWD Secretary Rolando Bautista via video conference on Wednesday.
“With this courtesy call, …Read More
More than 14,600 hectares of bamboo plantations have been established in Central Luzon since 2012 to rehabilitate degraded forest areas and stabilize river banks in the region.
DENR Region 3 (Central Luzon) Executive Director Paquito Moreno Jr., in a social media post on Monday, said …Read More
Sales of imported vehicles in the country improved by 55 percent to 30,153 units in the first half of the year from 19,509 units in the same period in 2020, the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) reported Monday.
In a statement, AVID president …Read More
The anti-communist group League of Parents of the Philippines (LPP) marched through the gateway of University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus on Monday as it called on officials and teachers to be more vigilant with the new batch of students for the coming school …Read More
Fiscal incentives enjoyed by favored enterprises have cost the government PHP481.7 billion in foregone revenues in 2019 alone, or a year before the landmark congressional approval of the law that finally introduced bold reforms in the corporate income tax (CIT) system.
This substantial amount already …Read More
The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) marked an impressive growth of up to 25 percent of its membership since its first regional office in Cebu opened in 1990.
Data showed that Cebu is among the preferred destinations for many European companies looking …Read More
Results of the “BerryPinoy” program, which seeks to explore the potentials of Philippine indigenous berries as functional foods, will likely be released in December, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said.
“This program studies the antioxidant properties of local berries and …Read More
The National Democratic Front (NDF) has been formally designated as a terrorist organization by the Anti-Terrorism Council (ATC).
In the five-page Resolution No. 21 dated June 23, 2021, ATC Chair and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea cited the NDF as “an integral and separate part” of …Read More
There is higher risk for flooding and rain-induced landslides in the western section of Luzon.
“Such risk is becoming higher,” said Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) hydrologist Adel Duran.
She said increasing saturation of Luzon’s rain-affected western section is making this area …Read More
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is undertaking a new collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to further the country’s research and technology advancements in the agriculture and natural resources sector by encouraging the use of patent information.
Through the …Read More
Weather disturbance “Fabian” has intensified into a severe tropical storm, although still unlikely to bring heavy rainfall, the weather bureau said in its 11 a.m. bulletin Monday.
“Fabian” now packs maximum sustained winds of 95 kph near the center, and gustiness of up to 115 …Read More
As President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his final State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on July 26, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee expects the President to reiterate the urgency of passing the rest of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program.
Albay Representative Joey Salceda said the …Read More
Police deployed in the southern provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi (Basulta) are ordered to carry out intensified monitoring and regular patrols amid the threat of the Delta variant now wreaking havoc in neighboring Indonesia.
Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar visited over the …Read More
The employment of nearly 6,000 contact tracers in Metro Manila has been extended to only two months due to “inadequate funds”, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Monday.
DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the extension of employment was upon the request …Read More
Severe Tropical Storm Fabian and the weather disturbance outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) with international name Cempaka, are both enhancing the southwest monsoon, a weather forecaster said Monday afternoon.
Monsoon rains will continue to be experienced over the Ilocos Region, Zambales, Bataan, Occidental …Read More
Home quarantine even for asymptomatic patients is no longer allowed in the city of Manila due to the hypertransmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus.
The Manila Barangay Bureau (MBB) ordered all village chiefs to coordinate with the Manila Health Department (MHD) and the Manila Emergency …Read More
The city council will conduct an inquiry over the limited capacity of the local government’s cold chain facility to handle coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines that require lower storage temperature, five months into the vaccination rollout.
City Councilor Franklin Gacal Jr., chair of the council’s …Read More
A telecommunications executive has hailed the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) for further streamlining processes in the issuance of permits for the construction of telecommunications towers, whether built by independent tower companies (ITCs) or by telecommunications companies (telcos).
The new directive is contained in the revised …Read More
Police and environment personnel arrested a policeman and two other minors after being caught in possession of illegally hunted bats in a village here over the weekend.
Capt. Abdulsalam Mamalinta Jr., acting chief of city police Station 4, identified the suspects as S/Sgt. Ibañez Faldas, …Read More
The People’s Development Council (PDC) here on Monday submitted its position paper/letter to the Sangguniang Panlungsod opposing the planned 174-hectare coastal reclamation project here, citing at least two immediate concerns.
The PDC was established through a city ordinance to act as “partners” of the local …Read More
A city-wide border control is now in effect here until the end of July as an additional measure to restrict non-essential travels that were cited as behind the high probability of the transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases.
“The implementation of proactive measures …Read More
Both the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) and the peso started the week’s trade in the negative territory partly on concerns regarding the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
The main equities index shed 1.59 percent, or 106.63 points, to 6,587.20 points.
All …Read More
Army troopers have foiled a communist New People’s Army plot to disrupt the “Bike for Justice and Peace” event in Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte over the weekend.
In a statement Monday, the Army’s 29th Infantry Battalion said that prior to the event last July 17, …Read More
The “Bike for Justice and Peace” campaign highlights the nation’s constant call to end the violence and deaths caused by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said Monday.
Año said the …Read More
The Bureau of Treasury (BTr) did not offer the Treasury bills (T-bills) over the tap facility window on Monday amidst the strong demand for all tenors.
It offered the 91-day, 182-day, and 364-day papers for PHP5 billion each, and all tenors were fully awarded and …Read More
The Philippine Sports Hall of Fame (PSHOF) formally immortalized 10 Filipino sporting greats on Sunday in a glittering digital enshrinement ceremony that paid homage to their praiseworthy achievements.
No less than President Rodrigo Duterte honored the 4th batch of PSHOF enshrinees starring football hero Paulino …Read More
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in this capital city of Negros Oriental is inviting the public to avail of the second round of satellite registration for voters at the Robinsons Place mall here on Tuesday.
An announcement from the Comelec-Dumaguete Office said this will be …Read More
The National Task Force to End Local Communist and Armed conflict (NTF-ELCAC) and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) welcomed the dismissal by the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 74 of the Anti-Terrorism Case filed against Japer Gurung and Junior Ramos of …Read More
The Municipal Assessor’s Office in Dingras, Ilocos Norte is temporarily closed effective Monday (July 19) as one of its employees has been exposed to a person infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
As a preventive measure, Mayor Joefrey P. Saguid said in a phone interview …Read More
Monsoon rains are expected to dampen most parts of Luzon as the southwest monsoon is enhanced by Tropical Storm Fabian and the tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the weather bureau said Monday.
Ilocos Region, Zambales, Bataan, Occidental Mindoro, and Palawan will …Read More
President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s strong support to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has always been considered as part of his administration’s legacies.
“The AFP has always been grateful for the direction and support of the Commander-in-Chief in continuously improving its capabilities,” AFP public …Read More
A new Rosauro Almario Elementary School will soon rise on Kagitingan Street in Tondo, Manila.
The city allocated PHP1.9 billion for the construction of a 10-storey building with 227 classrooms, 12 offices, a library on the second floor, an auditorium and a gymnasium on the …Read More
Eastern Visayas region received on Monday 131,200 doses of the US-made Janssen single-dose coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines, along with 8,300 doses of AstraZeneca, that are seen to boost its residents’ protection against the infection.
This is the first shipment to the region of the Janssen …Read More
Four areas in Western Visayas have been identified as priority deployment areas for the Johnson & Johnson-manufactured Janssen vaccines, the Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development (DOH WV CHD) said.
Data from the Regional Vaccine Operation Center (RVOC) showed that 289,900 doses …Read More
Police personnel of two Abra municipal stations that teamed up to look after an 11-year-old girl with cerebral palsy were lauded by Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, for their kind gesture.
Eleazar said he is proud of the Peñarrubia and Bucay municipal …Read More
Three members of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) have surrendered to authorities, the military here announced Monday.
The three BIFF members voluntarily surrendered to the Army’s 57th Infantry Battalion (57IB) in Sitio Iking, Barangay Romongaob, South Upi, Maguindanao on Sunday.
Col. Eduardo Gubat, …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) has committed to build swine multiplier farms in the province of Cebu, citing the island’s “green zone” status which indicates that it remains free from the African swine fever (ASF) virus.
Agriculture Undersecretary for Livestock William Medrano vowed to support …Read More
Prices of gasoline and diesel continue to increase for eight straight weeks now, while kerosene prices will go up anew starting Tuesday morning.
In separate advisories on Monday, Caltex, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil, Shell, and Total said they will increase prices of gasoline by …Read More
The Taguig local government said on Monday that the resident who acquired the coronavirus Delta variant case in May never set foot in the city until declared recovered.
The carrier was an overseas Filipino worker who was confirmed Delta-positive while undergoing the mandatory quarantine, the …Read More
The City of Bacolod has indefinitely prohibited the entry of leisure travelers from Panay Island as part of the border control measures against the transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Delta variant.
The directive is stated in Executive Order (EO) 39-A, series of 2021, …Read More
Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Monday described as “fiction” Rep. Edcel Lagman’s remark that the real intention of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to run for vice president is to become successor-president.
Go, former Special Assistant to the President, said he has no plan to run …Read More
Graduating Grade 12 students in Taguig City’s public schools received PHP15,000 worth of scholarship vouchers each for use in their chosen schools for college.
Mayor Lino Cayetano, in a statement Monday, said the voucher certificate entitles the bearer to claim the amount of PHP15,000 under …Read More