Day: May 21, 2020

It’ll be cloudy with isolated rainshowers today

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — Batanes, Apayao, Ilocos Norte, and Cagayan including Babuyan Islands will experience cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms on Friday due to a frontal system, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). ADVERTISEMENT In a 4 a.m. weather bulletin, Pagasa said that Metro Manila and the […]

GSK partners with Samsung Biologics to secure additional manufacturing capacity for innovative biopharmaceutical portfolio

LONDON and SONGDO, South Korea, May 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Samsung Biologics (207940.KS) have entered into a partnership to provide GSK with additional capacity to manufacture and supply GSK’s innovative biopharmaceutical therapies. Under the terms of the agreement, Samsung Biologics will provide GSK with additional capacity for large-scale biopharmaceutical product manufacturing. […]

Justin Bieber’s Choreographers For ‘Sorry’ & ‘Yummy’ Clips Are Hosting A Virtual Workshop

The New Zealand choreographers behind Justin Bieber’s music videos for ‘Sorry’ and ‘Yummy’ are welcoming us all to a special dance workshop. Yup, choreographer, Parris Goebel and her ReQuest Dance Crew will be hosting a virtual dance workshop today (Friday, 22nd May). Corbyn Taulealea Huch, Ling Zhang, and Kirsten Dogden from the ReQuest Dance Crew […]

China may pass bill to crack down on Hong Kong opposition

Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, attends the opening session of the political advisory body Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. (Xinhua via AP) BEIJING  — China’s ceremonial parliament will consider a bill that could limit opposition activity in Hong Kong, a spokesperson said Thursday, appearing […]

China Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2020

BEIJING, May 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) (“CDEL”, or the “Company”), a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, today announced unaudited financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 ended March 31, 2020. Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Financial […]

Palace: Sinas not yet off the hook

President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks in support of Metro Manila’s embattled police chief Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas will not have any bearing on the cases against him for alleged violation of community quarantine protocols, a Malacañang official said on Thursday, adding that any charges against Sinas would undergo due process. “So what will happen to the […]

Testing of teachers sought before classes resume

A teachers’ group has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to conduct widespread testing on workers in the education sector before they are required to work. The DepEd’s own workforce of about 900,000 is the largest in the government bureaucracy, and failure to test those who were exposed to or showed symptoms of COVID-19 could […]

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