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LONDON/HOUSTON/SINGAPORE, Sept. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This year will prove pivotal for the energy sector. But as the world regroups from …Read More
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Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has completed the sale of the Domestic Appliances business to Hillhouse Investment, a global investment firm. The results of this transaction, which
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More police officers will be deployed in malls, shopping centers, and other establishments during the “ber” months to prevent superspreader events, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said on Thursday.
This, as more Filipinos are expected to visit these areas with the start …Read More
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has urged manufacturers and retailers of Noche Buena products to maintain their current prices for the upcoming Christmas holiday.
During the Laging Handa public briefing Thursday, DTI Consumer Protection Group Undersecretary Ruth Castelo said keeping prices of these …Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Thursday ordered a manhunt for the cohorts of the members of a notorious gunrunning syndicate who were arrested in Quezon City.
Citing a report from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), Eleazar identified the suspects …Read More
Both the local bourse and currency bounced back on Thursday’s trading.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose 0.72 percent or 48.72 points to 6,834.66 as investors reverted to buying local shares.
All shares also improved by 0.40 points or 16.85 points to 4,232.11, with …Read More
The crematorium facility run by a private company here will halt its operations following complaints made by residents, the City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (Clenro) said.
In a Facebook post on Wednesday night, Clenro chief Armen Cuenca said the management of Divine Shepherd …Read More
A committee in the House of Representatives on Thursday adopted two resolutions urging the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the deadline for voter registration from Sept. 30 to Oct. 31.
During its online hearing, the House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms adopted House …Read More
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno has recognized the contribution of Foreign Currency Deposit Unit (FCDU) system in the country’s economic recovery amid the pandemic.
In an online briefing Thursday, Diokno said the country’s FCDU system remains on a solid footing by maintaining …Read More
The top police official of Central Visayas on Thursday commended the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) for arresting three drug personalities who yielded a total of PHP6.5 million worth of illegal drugs in recent sting operations.
In a statement, Police Regional Office-Central Visayas (PRO-7) regional …Read More
The Ilocos Norte government has warned cargo operators to strictly abide by the prescribed guidelines set in a memorandum of agreement they signed with the provincial government otherwise face being banned from entering the province.
Atty. Althea Nicolette Pilar, project head of the Metro Ilocos …Read More
Malacañang on Thursday said it will wait for results on the study being conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the experience of Filipinos using face shields as protection against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Covid-19 before deciding on whether to scrap them.
Presidential Spokesperson …Read More
At least 1,580 slots are still open for the “Work for Davao” program intended for Dabawenyos who were affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) quarantine restrictions.
In a statement Thursday, Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) Commissioner and Davao City LGU Special Projects head …Read More
A barangay captain in Agusan del Sur was arrested for his alleged involvement in illegal logging activities in the area.
Brig. Gen. Romeo Caramat Jr., the director of Police Regional Office in Caraga (PRO-13) identified the arrested village chief as Gabby Natinga, 43, of Barangay …Read More
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies, with the aim of achieving sustainable and inclusive growth, have advanced structural reform efforts to underpin rebuilding their economies post-pandemic, with a focus on productivity, innovation, and ease of doing business.
Chair of the APEC Economic Committee, James Ding, …Read More
About 7,510 tourism workers in this city have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), exceeding the target of almost 6,000 workers.
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat attended the three-day ceremonial vaccination program from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1 for employees of accommodation establishments, restaurants, …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday confirmed that the two riders caught in a viral video while doing dangerous motorcycle stunts along a highway in Zambales are police officers.
In a statement, PNP chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said the two riders — Master Sgt. …Read More
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Central Visayas on Thursday gave 46 body cameras to its law enforcement officers (LEO) during operations, an official said.
LTO-7 regional director Victor Emmanuel Caindec, along with other officers, presented the body cameras during the turnover ceremony at the …Read More
Overturning the anticipated effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Megaworld Corp. reported it has booked around 415,000 square meters of office leases since the start of the pandemic early last year.
Around 60 percent of these lease contracts booked since last year were renewals while the …Read More
The new Swedish envoy to Manila has finally arrived in the Philippines, Sweden’s Embassy announced Thursday.
In a statement, Ambassador Annika Thunborg said she looked forward to working with Filipino partners in further advancing the Sweden-Philippines relations.
“I am very pleased to have arrived in …Read More
Policemen and soldiers are tracking down the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits tagged as responsible for the roadside bombing Thursday in Basilan province.
The Basilan Provincial Police Office (BPPO) reported that two workers of a construction firm undertaking a government road project were injured during …Read More
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered a financial consultancy company and its affiliate firms to stop soliciting money disguised as an investment platform for alleged gambling, medical supplies, and export firms.
In a statement on Thursday, the SEC directed the one-person corporation (OPC) …Read More
The Ilocos Police Regional Office (PRO-1) has a new three-story multi-purpose building donated by Smart Communications Inc.
In an interview on Thursday, PRO-1 information officer, Lt. Col. Abubakar Mangelen Jr., said the building worth PHP8 million was built within the PRO-1 premises here and conformed …Read More
A weather forecaster on Thursday cautioned residents of some areas in Luzon and the Visayas against possible flooding and landslides, as rains caused by the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) would continue.
Occidental Mindoro and Palawan will have light to moderate, to at times heavy rains. …Read More
Police seized an estimated PHP1,380,000 worth of marijuana leaves and arrested three suspects in an anti-illegal drugs operation in Barangay Bagumbayan, Bocaue, this province on Thursday.
Col. Lawrence Cajipe, provincial director of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office, said the arrested drug suspects were identified as …Read More
The recent crash of a brand-new S-70i Black Hawk helicopter in Tarlac and the C-130 transport aircraft in Sulu were due to multiple factors, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Thursday.
“Material, human and environmental factors were determined by the Philippine Air …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office here has started to implement the solar pump fertigation project to help boost the agricultural sector in Central Luzon.
Engineer Elmer Tubig, chief of the Regional Agricultural Engineering Division, said on Thursday that it is presently the DA’s …Read More
Recognizing the importance of digital access, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Secretary Isidro Lapeña said he congratulates Globe for its “GoLearn” initiative, which promotes continuous learning and addresses the digital gaps in education via access to connectivity solutions, learning platforms, and solutions.
“We …Read More
The National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 will be allocating United States (US)-made Pfizer BioNTech coronavirus jabs to more areas nationwide with an increase of shipments set to arrive until year-end.
In a statement Thursday, NTF chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said the government …Read More
The municipality of Naval, Biliran has started offering free rides to its vaccinated residents to encourage more people to get jab against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Mayor Gerard Espina said in a Facebook post on Thursday they started offering the free rides on Sept. …Read More
The city government here will start to vaccinate owners and employees of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as part of its intensified inoculation program.
“Ang pagbabakuna sa ating mga SMEs, partikular sa mga may-ari ng mga barberya, sari-sari stores, vulcanizing …Read More
The municipal government here will soon open two satellite temporary treatment and monitoring facilities or isolation units in Buenlag Central School and Calasiao Central School.
In an interview on Thursday, municipal health officer Dr. Gemma Idos-Rodrigo said the two new temporary isolation units will house …Read More
Health authorities in North Cotabato have urged the public to intensify self-restriction to further contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) after a Delta variant was detected in the province.
Dr. Eva Rabaya, the provincial health chief, said Thursday the patient, a male senior …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte is not shutting his eyes to corruption, especially when there is a strong piece of evidence against an accused public official, Malacañang said on Thursday.
This, after Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on Wednesday told Duterte not to defend government officials involved in …Read More
Malacañang thumbed down on Thursday the proposal of the OCTA Research Group to impose a three-week hard lockdown in areas considered as a “hotspot” for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In an online press briefing, Roque said the proposed implementation of hard lockdowns is “not …Read More
Two more police officers have succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), raising the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) death toll from the disease to 106.
In its update on Thursday, the PNP Health Service said Patient 105 is a 54-year-old policeman assigned in the Bicol …Read More
The Archdiocese of Cebu is holding consultations on whether to allow non-Catholics who have died of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) to be buried in its cemeteries.
In a circular issued on Thursday, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said the plan to allow Filipinos who are not …Read More
Manila and Quezon City have both administered over two million doses of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine.
In a Facebook post, the QC government said as of 8 a.m. on Thursday, a total of 2,472,780 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the city,
The …Read More
The Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported 807 recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases on Wednesday, the highest single-day tally in the province, pushing the total number of recovered patients to 17,073 as of Sept. 1.
In an interview on Thursday, PHO chief Dr. Anna. Ma. …Read More
The provincial government of Pangasinan is hiring 155 more healthcare workers to ramp up the province’s response against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
In a radio interview on Thursday, Governor Amado Espino III said the additional health workers will be deployed to the 14 …Read More
The surrender of 282 New People’s Army (NPA) fighters and die-hard supporters in Silvino Lubos, Northern Samar has further weakened the communist terrorist group in the province, a Philippine Army official said on Thursday.
Lt. Col. Ferdinand Engcot, commander of the Army’s 19th Infantry Battalion, …Read More
The nation’s overall tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients who beat the disease have reached 1,840,294 as 10,965 new recoveries were recorded as of Thursday.
In its latest Covid-19 bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said the figure is equivalent to a 91.1-percent recovery …Read More
The government is now readying all necessary steps for the second wave of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine procurement, said National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., on Thursday.
In a statement, Galvez said the government’s move to order more …Read More
Two train sets for the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) are set to arrive in the country by the first week of September.
“These trains, consisting of six train cars (two trainsets), were procured from Hyundai ROTEM Company in South Korea,” said Department of …Read More
Ten gunmen suspected to be New People’s Army (NPA) rebels killed a militiaman inside his home in Sitio Basyao, Barangay Pinocawa in Vallehermoso, Negros Oriental on Wednesday night, the 62nd Infantry Battalion (IB) of the Philippine Army has said.
Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) …Read More