Philips Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approves dividend and other proposals made to shareholders

May 10, 2022 Philips’ Supervisory Board takes note of the advisory vote on the 2021 Remuneration Report, will continue to engage with shareholders and consider the feedback received in its next remuneration report Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced that today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (2022 AGM) has approved the company’s […]

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Taconic Biosciences Appoints Nomura Siam as Distributor in India for All Taconic Animal Models

Improves Access to Critical Rodent Models for Researchers in India RENSSELAER, N.Y., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, has appointed Nomura Siam International Co., Ltd (NSI), an established distributor of laboratory animals and related products, as its preferred distributor in India. India makes […]

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Globally Uniform Brand Strategy: New DQS Website Online

Ingo M. Rübenach FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DQS Group is online with its new website: The relaunch of the homepage is in line with the new, globally uniform brand strategy: under the claim “Simply leveraging Quality” DQS positions itself as an international thought leader that offers its customers meaningful added […]

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GA-ASI Grows Mojave Line With New MQ-9B STOL Package

Adding Short-Takeoff & Landing Capability to Industry-Leading RPA Enhances Versatility Featured Image for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To further extend the versatility of its MQ-9B line of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced today that it will begin developing a short takeoff […]

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New Hygiene Essentials Solution Helps Companies to Reduce Industrial and Occupational Risks and Boost Compliance

Software designed by Industrial Hygiene experts uses industry best practices, rapid time-to-valueCority Software Logo TORONTO, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It’s estimated that over 2 million people globally lose their lives each year due to diseases linked to workplace exposure to harmful substances. While many organizations have industrial hygiene programs in place, shrinking hygiene budgets […]

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Web3 Startup Naetion Secures $150m Investment From GEM Digital

Naetion, a Denmark-based web3 startup building the world’s largest on-chain career network, announced today that it has secured an investment totaling $150M from GEM Digital Limited, a digital asset investment firm. Naetion roadmap COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Work, and the culture around it, has found new expression in web3 through art, […]

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Qualibrate to Present at SAP Sapphire World Tour 2022

Qualibrate, the market-leading platform for SAP testing, training and documentation, to engage with and support the SAP community during this event. Featured Image for Qualibrate AMSTERDAM, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qualibrate, the leading SaaS solution for SAP automation, announced today that the company will present at SAP Sapphire, Europe’s Premiere SAP Event, on […]

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Hitachi Energy launches game-changing power semiconductor module globally for all types of electric vehicles

High-performance power electronics take e-mobility to the next level and advance a more sustainable energy future for all Zurich, Switzerland, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hitachi Energy, the global technology and market leader in power grids, today announced it will launch globally RoadPak, its pioneering power semiconductor module for electric vehicles at PCIM Europe, […]

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InDevR Launches Highly Multiplexed Kit for Rapid Pneumococcal Vaccine Characterization

Featured Image for InDevR, Inc. BOULDER, Colo., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InDevR, Inc., a life science tools company providing powerful analytical technologies to support the development and production of vaccines and biotherapeutics, announced the commercial availability of its VaxArray® Pneumococcal Assay Kit for rapid and accurate assessment of pneumococcal vaccines at all stages […]

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Nyxoah Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial and Operating Results

REGULATED INFORMATION Nyxoah Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial and Operating Results Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium – May 10, 2022, 08:50pm CET / 2:50pm ET – Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels/Nasdaq: NYXH)(“Nyxoah” or the “Company”), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), today reported financial and operating […]

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LeddarTech Releases Its LeddarSteer Automotive-Grade, Solid-State Digital Beam Steering Technology for LiDAR Sensor Developers

LeddarSteer DBS QUEBEC, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, a global leader in providing the most flexible, robust and accurate ADAS and AD sensing technology, is pleased to announce the official release of LeddarSteer™, a digital beam steering solution designed for LiDAR smart sensor developers and Tier 1-2 automotive suppliers. Digital beam steering refers […]

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LeddarTech เปิดตัว LeddarSteer ซึ่งเป็นเทคโนโลยีการบังคับเลี้ยวด้วยลำแสงดิจิทัลแบบโซลิดสเตตเกรดยานยนต์สำหรับนักพัฒนาเซ็นเซอร์ LiDAR

ควิเบก, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech® ผู้นำระดับโลกในการจัดหาเทคโนโลยี การตรวจจับ ADAS และ AD ที่ยืดหยุ่น แข็งแกร่ง และแม่นยำที่สุด ยินดีที่จะประกาศเปิดตัว LeddarSteer™ อย่างเป็นทางการ ซึ่งเป็นโซลูชันการบังคับเลี้ยวด้วยลำแสงดิจิทัลที่ออกแบบมาสำหรับนักพัฒนาเซ็นเซอร์อัจฉริยะ LiDAR และซัพพลายเออร์ยานยนต์ระดับ 1-2 การบังคับเลี้ยวด้วยลำแสงดิจิทัลหมายถึงการเปลี่ยนทิศทางของพัลส์เลเซอร์ใน LiDAR การใช้เซลล์คริสตัลเหลวสลับกันและตะแกรงโพลาไรซ์ช่วยให้บังคับทิศทางแสงในมุมต่าง ๆ ที่ความยาวคลื่นเฉพาะ เพื่อเพิ่มขอบเขตการมองเห็นของ LiDAR ควบคู่ไปกับการเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพของมันให้สูงสุด ซึ่งทำให้ LiDAR สามารถใช้การบังคับเลี้ยวด้วยลำแสงดิจิทัลได้สำเร็จ การบังคับเลี้ยวด้วยลำแสงดิจิทัลของ LeddarSteer มีประโยชน์มากมายสำหรับนักพัฒนาเซ็นเซอร์อัจฉริยะ LiDAR และลูกค้าระดับ 1 และ 2 ซึ่งรวมถึง: การปรับในขณะที่ยานพาหนะกำลังแล่นที่ควบคุมโดยซอฟต์แวร์ การปรับแบบเฟรมต่อเฟรม การกำหนดค่าแบบกำหนดเองหรือกำหนดค่าตามที่มีไว้ให้แล้ว การตั้งค่าและอินเทอร์เฟซที่ง่ายดาย และพวงมาลัยซึ่งควบคุมด้วยแรงดันไฟฟ้า แอปพลิเคชัน LiDAR หลายรายการนั้นมีความเข้ากันได้กับสถาปัตยกรรม LiDAR ที่หลากหลาย ซึ่งทำให้ LiDAR […]

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Nyxoah Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial and Operating Results

REGULATED INFORMATION Nyxoah Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial and Operating Results Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium – May 9, 2022, 10:30pm CET / 4:30pm ET – Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels/Nasdaq: NYXH) (“Nyxoah” or the “Company”), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), today reported financial and operating […]

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Synchronoss to Provide Wholesale Process Automation and Management to Brightspeed

Relationship to Support Brightspeed’s Planned Fiber Deployments Across 20-State Footprint Multi-Year Agreement Features interconnectNOW and Financial Analytics to Help Orchestrate Service Requests and Manage Trading Partner Expense BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (“Synchronoss” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SNCR), a global leader and innovator in cloud, messaging and digital products and […]

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Duterte admin provides ‘sound take off point’ for next leadership

MANILA – The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said the Duterte administration has provided a strong economic foundation for the next leadership. In a statement Tuesday, PCCI president George Barcelon said the next administration will be faced with the same financial challenges that needed to be addressed. These economic challenges were brought by the prolonged coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic and the impacts of the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, he said. “There will be blips in rating and downward trend, but we know better our macroeconomic fundamentals…

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NLEX to implement new toll rates starting May 12

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corporation will start to implement new toll rates for North Luzon Expressway starting May 12, this year. This is after the Toll Regulatory Board gave the firm the go-signal to increase its toll by PHP2 in the open system and PHP0.34 per kilometer in the closed system. The adjustments, which followed regulatory procedures and underwent thorough review, were part of the approved periodic adjustments of NLEX Corporation due in 2016 and the completion of the new Subic Freeport Expressway…

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Piñol concedes, vows to push agri programs

COTABATO CITY – Senatorial aspirant Emmanuel Piñol conceded defeat in his Senate bid Monday but vowed to continue his advocacy on agriculture as a private individual. In a statement released Tuesday, Piñol, the former secretary of Agriculture and chair of Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said the people have spoken on Monday’s elections and that he accepts it “wholeheartedly.” “New leaders were voted to lead this country in the coming three years,” he said in Filipino. “I offered my services but was not given the chance and that is one thing…

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‘Libreng Sakay’ ridership reaches almost 11 million

MANILA – The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) has given almost 11 million free rides to the public so far since the beginning of its “Libreng Sakay (free ride)” program in March. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the MRT-3 said a total of 10,990,908 passengers have so far received free rides at the MRT-3 from March 28 until Monday. The free ride program is set to end on May 30 after it was extended for another month at the end of April. The program is meant to showcase…

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4 data centers eye to sign up with PEZA

MANILA – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said at least four hyperscalers are looking into investing in the country through the investment promotion agency. In an interview Tuesday, PEZA deputy director general Tereso Panga said the capacity of these data center operators ranges from 30 to 100 megawatts. Panga said the companies are still waiting for the developments of the May 9 polls before proceeding to their investment decision. “These are big players aggressively looking for a site already,” he said, adding that these firms are eyeing the provinces…

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Salceda to continue giving economic advice to next president

MANILA – Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Tuesday said he will submit to the next President a comprehensive plan for fiscal and economic recovery to help the Philippines emerge stronger from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis. In a statement, Salceda said he will keep his promise to continue offering the best advice on how to help the country get through the country’s economic woes, regardless of who gets elected as president in the 2022 elections. “When the final outcome becomes beyond doubt, I will be submitting to the President-elect a…

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FIRB approves tax perks for Hanjin shipyard rehab

MANILA – The Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB), upon the endorsement of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), has approved the grant of tax incentives to Project AGILA for the redevelopment and operations of the Hanjin shipyard in the Subic Bay freeport zone. Finance Secretary and FIRB chairman Carlos Dominguez III supported the approval of the tax perks for Project AGILA with a total project cost of PHP17 billion as the rehabilitation of the Hanjin shipyard presents economic potential given its strategic location near the West Philippine Sea (WPS). The…

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Peaceful polls due to cooperation of security agencies

MANILA – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) believes that the strong and good cooperation between the Philippine National Police (PNP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), and the Commission on Elections (Comelec) were the reasons why Monday’s polls were generally peaceful and safe. “I think it’s the good cooperation between the AFP, PNP, the PCG and Comelec, (and the) timely response to any events especially violent ones, we attribute that to the quick reaction of our combined efforts,” AFP spokesperson Army Col. Ramon Zagala said during a media briefing Tuesday.…

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PNR Lucena-San Pablo to open before Duterte steps down in June

MANILA – The revival and development of the Lucena-San Pablo stretch of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) continues as it is set to reopen before the end of the Duterte administration in June, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on Tuesday. Construction of the Lucena-San Pablo line is ongoing with the rest of the PNR Bicol which links Metro Manila and the Southern Luzon provinces. “As the Duterte administration nears its conclusion, Secretary (Arthur) Tugade made a covenant with the Filipino people not to waste even a single day at…

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Incumbent mayors in ‘Big 4’ Metro Cebu cities get fresh mandates

CEBU CITY – The mayors in the three highly urbanized cities in Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and this capital – as well as the southern port city of Talisay – have been given a fresh mandate after winning Monday’s elections. Based on partial and unofficial results as of 1:02 p.m. on Tuesday, representing 94.29 percent of the election returns, Mayor Michael Rama here is likely to get a new mandate as he garnered 226,328 votes against the 190,836 votes of former councilor Margot Osmeña and incumbent Councilor Dave Tumulak’s 132,510. Rama’s running…

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Calls for justice, tributes pour in for slain Negrense teacher

BACOLOD CITY – Calls for justice and tributes are pouring in for the Negrense school teacher who was gunned down by unidentified assailants the night before the May 9 national and local elections. As of Tuesday, police investigation continues as family members, friends and colleagues mourn the death of Mercy Nequia-Miguel of Himamaylan City National High School, who was supposed to serve during Monday’s polls. Brig. Gen. Flynn Dongbo, director of Police Regional Office-Western Visayas (PRO-6), said he has directed the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office to conduct a thorough…

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Morocco hosts ministerial meeting of global coalition vs. Daesh

RABAT – Morocco will host on Wednesday the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition against Daesh, at the joint invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The Marrakech meeting is another step in the pursuit of international commitment and coordination in the fight against Daesh, with a particular focus on the African continent as well as the evolution of the terrorist threat in the Middle East and other regions, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign…

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‘Respect the will of the Filipino people’: NTF-ELCAC

MANILA – As various groups gathered in front of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Intramuros, Manila on Tuesday to protest the alleged widespread electoral fraud in the May 9 polls, the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) urged them to “respect” the will of the Filipino people and avoid being part of the problem. “The people have spoken. Respect that voice. Otherwise, you will lose whatever is left of your self-respect and dignity by crying over something that has been decided already by…

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EU looks forward to working with next administration

MANILA – The European Union (EU) looks forward to forging closer cooperation with the Philippines under the next administration, its delegation in Manila said Tuesday. The bloc was among the groups to send foreign observers to monitor the conduct of the Philippine national elections on May 9. The delegation said it observed generally “peaceful, free, and fair democratic elections” based on the polling precincts its diplomats visited in different parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces. “The EU (Delegation to the Philippines) looks forward to working with the incoming administration…

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PNP official welcomes orderly conduct of polls in E. Visayas

TACLOBAN CITY – The conduct of national and local elections in Eastern Visayas was generally peaceful, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Tuesday. Despite reports of malfunctioned vote-counting machines in some areas, there were no untoward incidents recorded in polling precincts in the region from its opening at 6 a.m. until its closing at 7 p.m. “Presence of PNP personnel were felt by the voting public as we maximized the deployment of majority of policemen to all areas of engagement especially in school premises where the casting of votes…

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NPA rebel’s wife nabbed for illegal possession of firearms

ILOILO CITY – A Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) rebel eluded arrest but his wife was apprehended for illegal possession of firearms when a joint team of policemen and soldiers served a search warrant on Monday. Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) Director Col. Adrian Acollador, in a phone interview on Tuesday, said the subjects of the search warrant for illegal possession of firearms were Ricky Tumabiao and his wife Victoria of Barangay Jamog-Gines, Leon, Iloilo. “Ricky Tumabiao is a member of the NPA. But only…

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Vax drive continues amid election season in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – While Filipinos exercised their rights of suffrage on Monday, vaccinations against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) did not stop in the region. “The fight against Covid continues kasi nasa pandemic pa rin tayo (we are still in a pandemic,” said Dr. Amelita Pangilinan, assistant regional director and spokesperson of the Department of Health in the Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH-CAR), in a phone interview on Tuesday. Records provided by her office showed 44 vaccination centers spread out in the different provinces continued operating and providing jabs on Monday.…

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CA upholds life terms on 2 Pampanga women in int’l sex ring

MANILA – The Court of Appeals (CA) upheld the life imprisonment sentence and more than PHP2 million in fines imposed by a Pampanga court on two women for violation of anti-trafficking in persons law. In a decision on May 4 and made public online recently, the CA said Julie Nicdao and another woman named in court records only as YYY are guilty beyond reasonable doubt of qualified trafficking. YYY’s real name was concealed to protect the identity of her sibling, one of their minor-aged victims referred to as AAA. The…

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Bicol police logs zero poll-related violent incidents

LEGAZPI CITY – The Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO-5) on Tuesday said the election was peaceful across the region, with no reported poll-related violent incidents across its six provinces. Maj. Malu Calubaquib, PRO-5 spokesperson, said the early and thorough preparations undertaken by the police force and its counterpart, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, helped achieve a generally positive outcome of the balloting process. “Among these is the maximum deployment and augmentation of Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel near polling precincts as well as in various strategic areas in…

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South Korea’s new president Yoon Suk-yeol sworn in

ANKARA – South Korea’s new President Yoon Suk-yeol was sworn in on Tuesday in a crowded ceremony held at the National Assembly in the capital Seoul. Ahead of the oath, Yoon received a detailed briefing from the Joint Chiefs of Staff at an underground bunker of the new presidential office at midnight, according to Yonhap News Agency. “I solemnly swear before the people that I will faithfully perform the duties of the president,” said Yoon, while taking oath as the new president of the East Asian nation for the next…

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Comelec-Pangasinan welcomes electoral protests

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said non-winning candidates or anyone who are unsatisfied with the election results are free to file complaints or protest after the formal proclamation of winning candidates. This following a press conference of officials of the Abante Ilocano Pangasinan (API) Party-list whose founder is former Governor and Representative Amado Espino Jr. on the alleged irregularities in the May 9 polls. In a phone interview on Tuesday, provincial election supervisor lawyer Ericson Oganiza said they may file their election protest for revision of ballots,…

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Former NBA player Adreian Payne dies in Florida shooting at 31

ANKARA – Former NBA player Adreian Payne died after he was fatally shot in Orlando, Florida on Monday morning, police said. He was 31. The Orange County Sherriff in Orlando said it responded to a call at 1.37 a.m. (0537GMT) that a man had been shot dead. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was later identified as Payne. Payne spent four seasons in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Orlando Magic. He later moved to EuroLeague teams Panathinakos…

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Comelec may proclaim winning senators this week

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking to proclaim the 12 winning senators in Monday’s polls within the week. “We can do it within this week. Hopefully, this week if we can do it, we will proclaim,” Comelec Commissioner Marlon Casquejo said in a press briefing on Tuesday. However, he said the proclamation would still depend on the transmission results from the City Board of Canvassers (CBOC) or the Provincial Board of Canvassers (PBOC). “Let’s see if it can no longer affect the results in some other areas…

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Locsin leaves for US-Asean summit in Washington DC

MANILA – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has left Manila to attend the highly-anticipated United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Special Summit in Washington D.C. from May 12 to 13. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said this participation reflects the Philippines’ commitment to working with its Southeast Asian neighbors and the US for a sustainable post-pandemic recovery and a peaceful and secured region. Locsin is expected to join Asean leaders in a number of events hosted by President Joseph Biden, Jr. and other US government officials during…

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Dumaguete mayor reelected

DUMAGUETE CITY – Dumaguete Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo got reelected in Monday’s polls, with a margin of more than 3,000 votes over his closest rival. Remollo, who heads Team Lupad Dumaguete, garnered 35,744 votes against Estanislao Alviola of Team Kasaligan, who earned 32,382 votes. He was proclaimed around 4 a.m. Tuesday at the city session hall by the board of canvassers, led by lawyer Ian Macaraya, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) local election officer. Two other mayoral candidates, both independents, trailed behind –Rene Ledesma with 2,304 votes and Kinix Ramirez…

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Incumbent mayors in ‘Big 4’ Metro Cebu cities get fresh mandates

CEBU CITY – The mayors in the three highly urbanized cities in Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and this capital – as well as the southern port city of Talisay – have been given a fresh mandate after winning Monday’s elections. Based on partial and unofficial results as of 1:02 p.m. on Tuesday, representing 94.29 percent of the election returns, Mayor Michael Rama here is likely to get a new mandate as he garnered 226,328 votes against the 190,836 votes of former councilor Margot Osmeña and incumbent Councilor Dave Tumulak’s 132,510. Rama’s running…

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Senate bets Panelo, Langit concede defeat

MANILA – Senatorial aspirants Salvador Panelo and Rey Langit on Tuesday acknowledged their defeat in this year’s elections. This, after partial and unofficial count of the poll results showed that Panelo and Langit failed to enter the top 12 of the senatorial race. “The people have spoken, and it behooves everyone to accept the verdict,” Panelo said in a press statement. “From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much to those who believed in our candidacy and advocacies. We are proud to have your support, and you inspire…

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Incumbents win in Digos City

DIGOS CITY – The entire slate of Hugpong Digoseños led by incumbent Mayor Josef Fortich Cagas are set to sweep all local positions here based on partial, unofficial results aggregated from the Commission on Elections ( Comelec) data of 98.18 percent of election returns. According to the Comelec data obtained Tuesday, the reelectionist Cagas garnered 66,169 votes against his rival former Digos City Mayor Joseph Peñas, who got 23,306 votes in 162 of the 165 clustered precincts. Vice Mayor Johari Baña, who is seeking reelection for a second term, also…

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Lacson, Sotto concede, vow to move on with other plans

MANILA – Presidential candidate Senator Panfilo Lacson and his running mate, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, on Tuesday said they have accepted the results of the elections and would move on with their other plans. Sotto even wished “Godspeed to our new President and Vice President”. In a tweet, Lacson said he is looking forward to spending more time with his family. “I’m going home. After being away too long looking after the needs of other people, it is time to serve my family for a change. Enjoying peace and…

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Over 7K receive Covid-19 vax on election day: DOH

MANILA – At least 7,407 individuals have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) during the May 9 national elections, a health official said Tuesday. The vaccination was held in 333 pop-up vaccination sites set up by the Department of Health (DOH) and local government units in areas near voting centers. “Naabot na po natin ang 76 percent ng ating eligible population na mabakunahan (We have reached 76 percent of our [targeted] eligible population [fully] vaccinated),” said DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire during an online media forum. The vaccination…

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VP Leni comforts supporters, says there are more battles ahead

MANILA – Vice President Leni Robredo, at least 16 million votes behind frontrunner Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the presidential race as of the unofficial noon tally, told her supporters in a pre-dawn address Tuesday that they did not fail because they started a new movement. She added that what is important is that new doors have opened. “Kaya sinasabi ko sa inyo ngayon: Walang nasayang. Hindi tayo nabigo (And so I am telling you this: nothing was wasted, we did not fail),” Robredo said. “Pinakamahalaga: Hindi pa tayo tapos. Nagsisimula…

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New Covid-19 cases 37% lower: health exec

MANILA – New cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) are 37 percent lower as compared to the period before the onset of Omicron subvariant, a health official said Tuesday. In an online media forum, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said Covid-19 cases are continuously declining with an average daily case of 159 for the week of May 3 to 9 which is 19 percent lower than last week’s 196. National Admission by Health Status data showed that cases are mostly asymptomatic (18.55 percent) and mild (37.19 percent) as of May…

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Iloilo province starts cleanup of poll campaign materials

ILOILO CITY – The provincial government is calling on political candidates, parties, and concerned organizations to join the “Limpyo (clean) Eleksyon 2022,” a 10-day cleanup drive to collect poll campaign materials, which was officially launched on Tuesday. Iloilo Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer Mitzi Peñaflorida, in an interview, said the cleanup until May 20, 2022 is anchored on Executive Order 265 issued by Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. on May 7. It is the first time the provincial government has embarked on this activity although there were politicians and groups…

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