Day: June 29, 2020

Hot, humid Tuesday nationwide with possible afternoon rain showers – Pagasa

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — Hot and humid weather will prevail anew nationwide, although scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon and evening according to the according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)  ADVERTISEMENT The “habagat”  or southwest monsoon will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with trigger […]

PNP assures cooperation in NBI probe into Sulu cops’ fatal encounter with soldiers

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday assured that it will cooperate with the National Bureau of Investigation’s probe into the fatal shooting of four soldiers by police officers in Jolo, Sulu. “As an immediate administrative action, all personnel involved in the incident, particularly from the Jolo Municipal Police Station,  are restricted […]

China Logistics Property Announces Issuance of US$100 Million Convertible Bonds Due 2025

HONG KONG, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China Logistics Property Holdings Co., Ltd (“CNLP” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; stock code: 1589), a leading provider of logistics facilities in China, today announced that it was entering into a Subscription Agreement with Bain Capital Credit for US$100 million convertible bonds (“CBs”). The […]

Domino’s and Dragontail work together to provide customers with peace of mind

SYDNEY, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (ASX: DMP) and Dragontail Systems Limited (ASX: DTS, the “Company” or “Dragontail“) are pleased to announce the continuation of their successful partnership, which has seen the development of world-first technology. The Company’s have been working together for more than three years to develop, bring to life […]

Search on for 14 missing after boat collision

DISTRESS The fishing boat Liberty 5 (left) before it collided early Sunday with the cargo ship Vienna Wood (right). —PHOTOS COURTESY OF IRMA FISHING AND TRADING INC. AND BFAR-MIMAROPA Rescuers from the Philippine Coast Guard on Monday were searching for 14 people who went missing after a local fishing boat collided with a Hong Kong-flagged […]

Gov’t to screen stranded travelers

BARRED FROM ENTRY Stranded passengers wait on a rainy Sunday night outside the NorthPort ferry terminal in Tondo, Manila. The terminal accepts only passengers cleared by swab tests. —RICHARD A. REYES MANILA, Philippines — The government will screen stranded people to be sent back to the province as the number of those on its list […]

Deployment of doctors to Cebu City suspended

ILOILO CITY, Iloilo, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) in Western Visayas on Monday indefinitely suspended a plan to send 40 rural doctors from the region to Cebu City to augment the city’s COVID-19 response efforts. This followed after objections by the doctors themselves, citing lack of consultation and familiarity with the situation in […]

Palace: Philippines ‘winning’ against pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is “winning” in the fight against COVID-19, Malacañang said on Monday as it disputed the report of the World Health Organization (WHO) that the Philippines had the fastest rise in new coronavirus cases in the Western Pacific region. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said he disagreed with the WHO report, stressing […]

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