Day: September 11, 2020

Pemberton undergoes deportation process

MANILA, Philippines — The government confirmed on Friday that pardoned American serviceman Joseph Pemberton was already undergoing the process of deportation to the United States, but officials insisted that his pardon had nothing to do with the country’s acquisition of COVID-19 vaccines from the United States. Department of Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete confirmed Pemberton was […]

In Quezon, governor mulls return to MECQ

LUCENA CITY — Gov. Danilo Suarez of Quezon is seriously considering a return to the stringent modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) amid a continuing rise of new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the province. Suarez said that even if the province was registering high number of recoveries, which totaled to 905 out of the 1,360 […]

Haoma Medica Announces Plenary Presentation for NaQuinate, a Potential Novel Treatment for Osteoporosis, at ASBMR 2020 Annual Meeting

LONDON, Sept. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Haoma Medica announced a presentation made today at the 2020 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research: Dr Andrew Pitsillides, Professor of Skeletal Dynamics at the Royal Veterinary College, London presented ‘NaQuinate: A Drug that Selectively Synergizes with Mechanical Loading Stimuli In Vivo to Generate Greater Cortical Bone Mass and Architectural […]

Cashless payments at toll ways start on Nov. 2

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Toll Regulatory Board will start cashless transactions for all vehicles traversing the expressways on Nov. 2. On Aug. 13, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade ordered the mandatory use of cashless or contactless payment transactions at toll ways to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19. ADVERTISEMENT “This […]

Ex-Cotabato congressman found guilty of graft

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has found former Cotabato Rep. Gregorio Tocmo Ipong guilty of graft and malversation for the irregular use of his P9.6 million priority development assistance fund (PDAF) in 2007. In a Sept. 11 decision, the antigraft court sentenced Ipong to up to 10 years in prison for graft and up to […]

SK Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Clinical Development Program for Cenobamate in Asia

Phase 3 clinical trial to support registrational filings in China and Japan Company on track to expand presence in Asia, reflecting its commitment to reach more people with epilepsy worldwide PANGYO, GYEONGGI PROVINCE, Korea, Sept. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SK Biopharmaceuticals, Co., Ltd., a global innovative pharmaceutical company, announced plans to initiate a Phase 3 clinical […]

Venture Global LNG Announces Hiring of Brian Cothran as Chief Operating Officer

ARLINGTON, Virginia, Sept. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Venture Global LNG, Inc. announces that Brian Cothran has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Cothran is an accomplished business leader with over two decades of operational and strategic experience in the Oil & Gas and Power Generation industries.  Prior to joining Venture Global, Mr. Cothran served […]

PH in ‘better shape’ in next 12 months

Contrary to the results of a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno believes the Philippine economy would be in “better shape” in the next 12 months. In a message to reporters on Friday, the central bank chief assured the public that based on immediate past, nowcast and […]

‘Stimulus for housing sector to aid recovery’

Providing fiscal stimulus and offering incentives to the mass housing sector are an important strategy to help the country’s economy recover from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, according to an industry stakeholder. This as three real estate leaders say affordability and eased requirements, not just supply, would address the country’s current housing backlog problem. […]

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