New York, Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Open Society Foundations join today with thousands of voices inside and outside Turkey, calling on the Turkish government to comply with the rule of law and end the imprisonment of Osman Kavala, the philanthropist and businessman
Qatar Tourism reveals the country’s largest-ever international tourism marketing campaign in push to become the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Middle East.
DOHA, Qatar, Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qatar Tourism has launched a new international multi-media campaign to drive
The World’s Largest Private Aviation Company Announces Latest Sustainability Metrics and Enters Sustainable Aviation Fuel Market in Europe
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Seattle, Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AGC Biologics, a leading global Biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), today announced Jean-Baptiste Agnus has been appointed as the company’s Chief Business Officer (CBO). In this position, he is responsible for strategic leadership over all
Investment to accelerate Workplace Options’ strategy of rapid growth and innovation
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SHANGHAI, China and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Co., Ltd. (“Junshi Biosciences”, HKEX: 1877; SSE: 688180) and Coherus BioSciences, Inc. (“Coherus”, Nasdaq:
The city tourism office is intensifying the vaccination of workers in tourism-related establishments as the sector readies for the implementation of the “bakuna bubble” here.
In a “bakuna bubble,” social gatherings of people in events such as weddings, birthdays, and baptismal ceremonies are allowed, provided …Read More
To ensure safety protocols against Covid-19 will be followed, registration slots are limited in each Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) registration center here.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Region 11, in recurring posts in October, assured PhilSys-Davao strictly follows the mandated health protocols to avoid the spread …Read More
The Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Sunday revealed that the Northeastern Mindanao Regional Committee (NEMRC) of the New People’s Army (NPA) has collected PHP1 billion in the last half decade – the biggest amount of communist extortion money in the Philippines.
Col. Edmund delos …Read More
Instead of visiting departed loved ones in cemeteries, local officials here resorted to other worthwhile activities in lieu of the usual observance of All Saints’ Day and shared them on social media to inspire their constituents.
Talavera Mayor Nerivi Santos Martinez harvested vegetables from her …Read More
A communist rebel belonging to the Aurora Provincial Committee of the New People’s Army (NPA) has surrendered to government authorities, saying he now wants to live a peaceful life.
Alias “Ka Purong”, a resident of Casiguran town, likewise yielded an M16 rifle with one magazine …Read More
The Milwaukee Bucks will take a visit to the White House on Nov. 8 to fete their 2021 NBA title, the Eastern Conference franchise’s first championship in 50 years.
“We’re very excited, very appreciative of the invite,” Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said on Saturday.
“We …Read More
An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday reminded aspirants in national and local positions, particularly those who hold gatherings to comply with health protocols implemented by the government amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Aspirants – persons who have filed COCs (certificates of candidacy) …Read More
The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Houston Rockets 95-85 late Sunday to seal their second consecutive victory.
Carmelo Anthony came off the bench to add 23 points as Russell Westbrook scored 20 points for the winning side.
Anthony Davis recorded a double-double with 16 points …Read More
The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) on Monday expressed hope that the death of Jorge Madlos alias “Ka Oris” of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) would mean that the CPP-NPA Terrorist’s (CNT) “delusions” are …Read More
The shear line or tail-end of a frontal system affecting the Visayas and northern section of Mindanao will cause rains over parts of these islands on All Saints’ Day, the weather bureau said on Monday.
In its 5 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical …Read More
The Philippine peso is expected to remain generally firm against the US dollar as the Christmas holiday nears, a season for increased inflows from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
At the end of the trading session last October 29, the local currency finished at 50.415 against …Read More
After winning two titles in previous contests, Cinderella Faye Obeñita has kept her winning momentum when she won the Ms. Intercontinental 2021 pageant in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Friday night (Saturday morning, Philippine time).
Obeñita, 25, currently working as head of planning and events division of …Read More
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday lauded the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for two successful operations in Bukidnon and Maguindanao that resulted in the deaths of ranking leaders of New People’s Army (NPA) and Dawlah Islamiya (DI).
“The neutralization …Read More
The Philippine government has ordered video streaming company Netflix to remove parts of the Australian drama series “Pine Gap” on its platform for “violating Philippine sovereignty” and featuring a map of the nine-dash line, an invisible demarcation used by China to refer to its claim …Read More
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) sent water tankers to three villages in Pandacan, Manila that is grappling with disrupted service due to a major pipe realignment work that started Friday.
PRC distributed 40,000 liters of potable water to affected residents, some of whom will have …Read More
An investigation is underway to determine the source of the PHP5.3 million worth of cocaine seized from a big-time drug suspect in Tawi-Tawi last week, the country’s top cop said on Monday.
“Iniimbestigahan na si Basir Daud upang alamin kung saan galing ang nakumpiskang cocaine …Read More
Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, cautioned the public Sunday against falling prey to the “love scam” being perpetrated through social media platforms.
He issued the warning following the arrest of two Nigerians engaged in this scheme who extorted a huge sum of …Read More
The Philippines has amplified the call of developing nations for urgent action and results on the climate change commitments of developed countries ahead of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) that opened here Sunday.
Prior to the COP26 meeting, Department …Read More
As more supplies of the life-saving coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) jabs continue to pour into the country, there is a glimpse of light at the end of a dark tunnel as population protection is now almost a reality, thanks to intensified vaccination drives.
While many …Read More
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Monday reported that it has cleared over 106 million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines that arrived in the country since the arrival of the first shipment of jabs in February.
In a statement, the bureau said the …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged the nation to “pray for each other” amid the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, especially those who have departed.
“As we follow the example of the saints and pray for our loved ones who have passed on, let us also pray …Read More
The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) on Monday said it is only accepting online applications for cash assistance from workers in the private and government sector, including uniformed personnel, who contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) due to work or working conditions.
ECC Executive Director Stella Banawis, …Read More
The Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital (CSH), a Department of Health-retained hospital here, will start its free community anti-influenza vaccination on November 3.
In a statement Monday, CSH head Dr. Ibrahim Pangato, also issued guidelines for those who would avail of the government’s free flu vaccine.
He …Read More
Now that coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases have declined, the Pasig City government will turn its attention to other projects.
The local government on Monday announced “Operation Libreng Tuli” (free circumcision) that will be held every Saturday of November.
Boys aged 11 to 14 years …Read More
Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, the chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), ordered the local police to thoroughly investigate the brutal killing of a journalist in Davao del Sur on Saturday night.
“We will look into all the possible angles on this case and we are …Read More
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has released over PHP190.5 million in medical assistance to a total of 21,593 eligible beneficiaries nationwide in October.
Citing the latest data released on Monday, the PCSO said the funds were released to beneficiaries through the agency’s Medical Access …Read More
The epidemiological situation all over the world can be brought under control in the next few months, however, one needs to be ready to deter such threats in the future, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said in his article published by …Read More
There are no active cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) among Filipinos in Japan, an official of the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said on Monday.
“Sa kabuuan po ng pandemic since last year, more than 500 po ang naapektuhan, pero sa kabutihang palad po, this …Read More
The OCTA Research Group on Monday reported that all local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region (NCR) are now classified as low risk for Covid-19 infection based on metrics.
Although some LGUs had a one-week growth rate, all 16 cities and one town …Read More
No Filipino was among the casualties in the knife attack on a train in Japan on Sunday night, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said on Monday.
“Sa kabutihang palad po, wala namang naulat na Pilipino na na-injure (Fortunately, no Filipino was reported injured because of …Read More
The PHP120-million mega isolation facility here is almost finished and will be operational soon, Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said on Monday.
Salazar said the 320-bed capacity isolation center located at the Zamboanga Economic Zone area in Sitio San Ramon, Barangay Talisayan will greatly address the …Read More
The Taguig City government on Monday said it has made coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing available on the city’s contact tracing app.
In a statement, Mayor Lino Cayetano said residents can now secure an appointment for Covid-19 testing at the Taguig Registry for Assessment and …Read More
The Philippines has received a total of 106,212,460 doses of Covid-19 vaccine, both procured and donations, as of Monday.
The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 received the latest delivery of 2,098,980 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Sunday night, allowing the government to surpass its target …Read More
Stricter checkpoints will be set up across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) following the death of Dawlah Islamiya leader Salahuddin Hassan in this province last week.
Brig. Gen. Eden T. Ugale, BARMM police director, said Monday all police units in the region …Read More
Policemen have arrested here a former illegal drug trade offender who was caught anew for shabu possession following an inspection at a checkpoint Sunday afternoon.
Esmael Guiamel Kamsa, 32, of Barangay Nituan, Parang, Maguindanao, did not resist when cops from the municipal police office, led …Read More
Brig. General Matthew Baccay assumed on Monday as the new director of the Police Regional Office 3 (Central Luzon), replacing Brig. General Valeriano de Leon.
The change of command ceremony was held at the PRO-3 Grandstand, Camp Olivas here, with Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday directed all units to enhance visibility and patrol activities to prevent a spike in street crimes during the holiday season.
“I am directing all police units nationwide to sustain enhanced visibility and anti-crime patrols in areas where street …Read More
Oxford English Dictionary on Monday announced “vax” was word of the year.
“Vax is our 2021 Word of the Year. When our lexicographers began digging into our English language corpus data, it quickly became apparent that vax was a particularly striking term,” it said, referring …Read More
Ghosts are real. I say this because I saw the ghost of my late grandfather myself when I was a 2-year-old toddler.
His ghost popped out from a huge wooden post inside our house in Tagbilaran City in Bohol one evening during the nine-day prayer …Read More
The police force’s Highway Patrol Group (HPG) has been directed to assist and coordinate with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) regarding the 30-day pilot study on the gradual increase in passenger capacity in public transport.
In a statement on Monday, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, Philippine National …Read More
Some two insurgency-cleared barangays in Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur will each receive PHP20 million worth of Barangay Development Program projects from the government.
Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera, Army’s 53rd Infantry Battalion commander, in a statement Monday, identified the two barangays as Dalapan and Datagan, which …Read More