Somers, Wisconsin, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In April 2021, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, located in Chicago, launched an international competition for the new Cold War Veterans Memorial to be built in Somers, Wisconsin. After reviewing an impressive number of inspiring …Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, today celebrates its inclusion in the Twitter Official Partner Program.
Meltwater enjoys a longstanding relationship with Twitter, and has consumed the entire ‘firehose’ …Read More
Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, 42 companies have pledged a promising USD 345 million to contribute to ending global hunger as part of a new initiative led by key international organizations. The Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge is a game-changing solution …Read More
Boston, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring and investment firm, has named Karl Werner President, International Commercial & Industrial.
Werner, a former Ritchie Bros. executive, will join the senior leadership team to further develop and execute investment and disposition …Read More
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A cultural exchange forum “Night of Guoyuan” was held at the Harvard Club of New York City on Sept. 17, to celebrate the oncoming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, as well as sharing bonds with China. …Read More
Recently expanded Xceedance claims division selects industry expert James Maddiona to lead its new TPA
BOSTON, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xceedance, a provider of strategic insurance consulting, managed services and technology serving the insurance industry worldwide, today announced the launch of a …Read More
ST PETER PORT, Guernsey and NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Telephony Company, Webtel.mobi, (“WM”) is about to recommence unrestricted Global Operations with a Global Digital Currency that it has been confidentially testing and refining since 2009.
WM first developed its TUV …Read More
- The VELUX Group has selected Schneider Electric to build accelerated decarbonization strategy to enable fast delivery on Lifetime Carbon Neutral commitment
- Extended partnership builds on previously announced renewable energy advisory services
Rueil-Malmaison (France), September 21 2021 – The VELUX Group, the world leader in …Read More
Anaqua’s AQX platform to help global medical products group protect and optimize its valuable IP portfolios
LONDON, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Anaqua, the leading innovation and intellectual property management technology provider, today announced that global medical products and technologies group ConvaTec will …Read More
PORVOO, Finland, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lamor Corporation provides Reverse Osmosis-systems for brackish and seawater treatment.
Finland has been one of the leading countries in cruise vessel construction for decades, and various large cruise companies such as Royal …Read More
The new cast, consisting of biodegradable Woodcast material and self-adhesive Unitex fabric, makes casting significantly faster and safer.
UCAST Wrist Splint
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the materials company Dassiet is launching UCAST – a product line targeted
MANILA – Agriculture Secretary William Dar urged anew local government units (LGUs), particularly those in top rice-producing provinces, to help the government buy palay (paddy rice) directly from farmers to pump up prices this main cropping season.
“It is that time of the year again …Read More
Almost three dozens of homes in an isolated community in Davao del Sur have been lit up by a solar electrification project launched jointly by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the military.
In a statement Tuesday, the 39th Infantry Battalion (39IB) …Read More
MANILA – The House of Representatives on Tuesday started its plenary deliberations on the proposed PHP5.024-trillion budget for 2022.
Zamboanga City Rep. Manuel Dalipe, who delivered the sponsorship speech on behalf of House appropriations committee chair Eric Yap, said the proposed 2022 budget would be …Read More
MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday said it will accept whatever the decision of the lawmakers with regards to the poll body’s proposed budget for next year.
Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said Congress has the power to slash, maintain or increase the …Read More
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region 3 (Central Luzon) on Tuesday released some 130,000 tilapia fingerlings into Pampanga River as part of its continuing efforts to revitalize the aquaculture industry.
The dispersal activity was under the “Balik Sigla sa Ilog at …Read More
Some 1,393 or 55.52 percent of the total 2,500 tricycle drivers in this city have received PHP1,500 each from the city government as part of the support to this vulnerable sector directly affected by the prevailing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
Councilor Al Barizo, chairman of …Read More
MANILA – The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recovered on Tuesday on risk-on sentiments amid the Chinese property developer’s debt crisis, and the peso followed.
The local stock barometer rose by 0.34 percent, or 23.30 points, to 6,881.20 points.
All Shares moved sideways after dipping …Read More
MANILA – The United States Embassy in Manila, in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has hosted a Strong Families training for the local government units (LGUs) of Makati, Marikina, Caloocan, and Quezon City.
The training, held from September 14 …Read More
The military on Tuesday discovered a New People’s Army (NPA) hideout where the rebels had been assembling anti-personnel mines in Barangay Dungeg, Sta. Teresita, Cagayan, after conducting airstrikes against the insurgents.
Maj. Jekyll Dulawan, 5th Infantry Division (5ID) spokesperson, told the Philippine News Agency that …Read More
Racing against time to address the worsening climate change crisis, multi-sectoral representatives have joined a movement initiated by geothermal power leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) aimed at attaining zero carbon emissions among businesses in the country.
EDC, the country’s largest renewable energy producer owned by …Read More
MANILA – Despite the Philippines sliding one notch from last year’s ranking in the Global Innovation Index (GII) report, officials of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Tuesday said this is still an achievement.
“Although (the Philippines) GII ranking of number 51 among …Read More
As the African swine fever (ASF) continues to threaten the livelihood of local hog raisers in the province, some residents here are now shifting to other livestock production to survive the pandemic.
In Piddig town, several residents are now engaged in cattle production as they …Read More
Professional divers and resort owners in Negros Oriental are apprehensive over the possible negative impacts of the proposed 174-hectare offshore reclamation project in this capital city on the diving and tourism industry.
Glenn Carballo, owner of Azure Dive Resort and president of the Negros Oriental …Read More
MANILA – With the digital platform gaining ground on children’s activities, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has partnered with groups to hold a webinar for parents to promote online safety.
Along with the Department of Information and Communications Technology, SaferKidsPH, and member …Read More
MANILA – Criticisms would not deter government efforts to rehabilitate Marawi City that was flattened during the five-month siege between government forces and Maute terrorists in 2017.
Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) remains motivated to address the needs of affected residents and bring back their …Read More
MANILA – The average rate of the seven-year Treasury bond (T-bond) rose on Tuesday but tenders remained high, resulting in the full award of the debt paper.
The rate of the debt securities increased to 3.826 percent from 3.789 percent previously.
The Bureau of the …Read More
The Department of Agriculture in Western Visayas (DA-6) is optimistic of higher palay production this year, with an expected 39 percent increase in harvest for the wet cropping season between May and September.
As of Tuesday, the DA-6 has been eyeing at least 1.2 million …Read More
MANILA – As the country’s tourist destinations reopen, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has partnered with popular video-making app TikTok to promote the islands through #GandaMoPinas campaign.
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the agency is using all channels to promote reopened tourist destinations.
“This collaboration …Read More
MANILA – The nation’s overall tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients who beat the disease have reached 2,193,700 as 21,974 new recoveries were recorded as of Tuesday.
The Department of Health (DOH) said the figure is equivalent to a 91.3-percent recovery rate from a …Read More
The Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Tuesday confirmed that six New People’s Army (NPA) fighters were killed during two separate clashes in Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte.
Reports said the 1st Special Forces Battalion (1SFBn) under the operational control of 403rd Infantry Brigade of …Read More
Mayor Evelio Leonardia said on Tuesday that hospitals in the city need more healthcare workers as occupancy reaches critical level with the recent spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases.
“We are still awaiting the Department of Health’s (DOH) reply to our request regarding additional …Read More
MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) has reported that some areas, including the National Capital Region (NCR), have exhibited a slowdown or downtrend in active coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the average daily case of 19,709 last week …Read More
MANILA – Speaker Lord Allan Velasco has asked President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider the government’s policy requiring people to wear face shields as protection against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
In a letter dated Sept. 20, Velasco told the President that the face shield requirement only …Read More
The City Health Office (CHO) has recorded some 410 breakthrough infections as of March this year when the rollout of vaccination against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) started in this city.
Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, city health officer, on Tuesday described a breakthrough infection as …Read More
MANILA – All Commission on Higher Education (CHED) offices nationwide have achieved the required vaccination level to protect their employees during the pandemic.
A total of 1,198 or 98 percent of the CHED education front-liners have now been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as part of …Read More
The confidence in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination is rising in this city as nearly half of the 917 respondents in a public survey on vaccine perception have signified their intention to get vaccinated.
Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, city health officer, said Tuesday that 26 …Read More
MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday reiterated its stand against the use of rapid antigen tests as confirmatory tests for Covid-19, saying this should not be used in settings with low prevalence of the disease or population with no known exposure.
In …Read More
MANILA – The peso is expected to trade within a wide range this and next year given the pandemic-related developments, as policy responses impact on investors’ confidence on the economy in general, Fitch Solutions said.
In a report dated Sept. 20, Fitch Solutions Country Risk …Read More
MANILA – The Philippine Post Office (PHLPost) has printed 80,000 pieces of stamps in eight illustrated color designs featuring ordinary people who are considered heroes in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
The “Keep the Faith, Be a Hero, Get your Dose, Fight …Read More
MANILA – The national government is urged to establish a policy where local government units (LGUs) and the private sector will be allowed to directly purchase their own vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
This recommendation is part of Makati Business Club’s (MBC) discussion paper …Read More
MANILA – Climate Change Commission Vice Chairperson Secretary Emmanuel de Guzman is advocating science-based multi-sector action that will help the country sustainably deal with climate change and continuing onslaught of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
“I urge all key stakeholders, national government agencies, LGUs …Read More
Negros Oriental reported on Tuesday 187 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Records from the Provincial Health Office, however, also showed 288 new active cases, raising concern among local doctors on hospitals being filled.
Of the new cases, Sta. Catalina logged the highest …Read More
MANILA – Filipino health care workers (HCWs) are still in high demand abroad, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Tuesday.
POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia said overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are in the health care sector are very much needed in countries in …Read More
Government operatives arrested on Tuesday a suspected big-time drug personality and seized some PHP13.6 million worth of illegal drugs in Indanan, Sulu, a police official said Tuesday.
However, Maj. Edwin Sapa, Indanan police chief, withheld the identity of the arrested suspect since a follow-up operation …Read More
MANILA – Two Filipino seafarers will soon be recognized for their part in saving lives at sea through the Maritime Industry Authority’s (MARINA) ‘Exceptional Bravery at Sea’ awards 2021.
In a Facebook post, MARINA said Capt. Melvin Villanueva of MV FLEUR N and Second Officer …Read More
Military and local officials in a Maguindanao upland town have settled long-standing family feuds that had claimed lives and destroyed properties.
Mayor Abolais Manalao of Buldon, Maguindanao and Marine Brig. Gen. Jonas Lumawag, commander of 1st Marine Brigade, on Monday led the forging of peace …Read More
De La Salle Lipa (DLSL) received the internationally-renowned STARS Silver Rating for its continuous efforts in practicing sustainability on many fronts, the first academic institution in the Philippines to earn this accolade.
STARS means Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, a self-reporting framework for colleges …Read More
The Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) registration is ongoing at the CityMall of Tagum City in Davao del Norte and in Cotabato City until Sept. 30.
CityMall Tagum City’s registration started on Sept. 16 while the Cotabato City branch began the sign-up on June 21.
Even …Read More