Marines, PDEA nab 3, seize P6.8-M shabu in Tawi-Tawi

Joint military and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives have arrested three suspected big-time drug personalities and seized PHP6.8 million worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Tawi-Tawi, military officials announced Monday.

Maj. Gen. Alfredo Rosario Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), …

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Helsinn Group announces oral presentation of data at AACR-NCI-EORTC relating to a potent and highly selective investigational RET inhibitor

Helsinn Group announces oral presentation of data at AACR-NCI-EORTC relating to a potent and highly selective investigational RET inhibitor

Lugano, Switzerland, 7 October 2021  Helsinn Group, a Swiss Biopharmaceutical Group with an innovative R&D pipeline in cancer supportive care and oncology therapeutics, …

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DILG gives safety seal to public, private buildings

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) continues to assess public and private buildings and structures that comply with the minimum health standards.

Effective October 7, people going to the Provincial Capitol Building, Provincial Veterinary Office, Provincial Agriculture Office, La Tabacalera Lifestyle Center, and …

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Ramped up vax drive to spur PH economy

An economist of Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) forecasts a recovery of the Philippine economy starting this year given the stepping up of the government’s vaccination program.

In a virtual briefing on Thursday, AMRO chief economist Dr. Hoe Ee Khor said they slashed their 2021 …

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DBP approves P40-B infra loans

State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has approved PHP39.5 billion in loans under its flagship credit program that aims to address funding gaps in infrastructure development in the country, a top official said.

In a statement Thursday, DBP president and chief executive officer Emmanuel …

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NegOcc city mayor contracts Covid-19

Mayor Salvador Escalante Jr. of Cadiz City, Negros Occidental confirmed on Thursday that he has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

In a message to his constituents posted on Facebook, Escalante said he received the result on Wednesday, and assured them that he is …

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NegOr logs 232 more Covid-19 recoveries

Negros Oriental on Thursday reported 232 additional recoveries from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Assistant Provincial Health Officer Dr. Liland Estacion, in a virtual presser, also said results from various molecular laboratories showed the province has 251 new Covid-19 cases.

The results cover October 5, 6, …

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51.6K Dabawenyos avail of city gov’t mobile vax

A total of 51,567 Dabawenyos have received their anti-Covid-19 vaccine doses under the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP)-led mobile vaccinations, the city’s vaccination cluster said Thursday.

Of the number, 13,257 already got their second doses.

Dr. Michelle Schlosser, spokesperson of the Davao Covid-19 Task Force, said through …

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