Day: June 8, 2020

Pagasa: Cloudy skies, scattered rains due; LPA nears E. Visayas

MANILA, Philippines – Cloudy skies, scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected in many parts of Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao on Tuesday due to the easterlies and intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), even as a low-pressure area was spotted off Eastern Visayas. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the LPA was […]

Blackbaud Customers Around the World Rely on Technology to Support COVID-19 Research and Innovation

Higher education and healthcare institutions turn to Blackbaud solutions to power fundraisers for COVID-19 vaccines, lifesaving equipment CHARLESTON, South Carolina, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, is supporting key higher education and healthcare institutions around the world with the technology needed to effectively fundraise for COVID-19 research and […]

Empire State Building Celebrates New York City’s Reopen

Announces Return Of Its Signature White Lights   NEW YORK, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Empire State Building today announced the return of its signature white lights to the New York City skyline to celebrate the first day of New York City’s reopen. Since March 30, the Empire State Building’s signature white lights were replaced nightly with the Building’s ‘Pandemic […]

Faking Facebook accounts a criminal offense, says DOJ

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked Facebook to take down over a hundred of dummy accounts bearing the names of students and alumni of several universities across the country, but the data must be preserved for possible prosecution of the perpetrators. “We have informed Facebook about this so that these could […]

Quick response teams needed in areas with localized lockdowns – Año

MANILA, Philippines – Local government units that would implement localized lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic should organize quick response teams (QRT) that would assist in testing, tracing, and treating possible infected patients. According to Interior Secretary Eduardo Año, the authority to impose lockdowns handed by the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) […]

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