Day: March 28, 2021

UL and Fire TS Laboratory Join Forces to Advance Fire Safety While Improving Market Access to Australia and New Zealand

UL’s partnership with Fire TS Laboratory in Auckland enhances in-region fire safety testing capabilities to achieve product certification in accordance with the UL-AU Mark, improving time to market and complementing UL’s global capabilities. MELBOURNE, Australia, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — UL, the global safety science leader, and Fire TS Laboratory have announced a data acceptance agreement that […]

Leonen impeach case starts rolling

The House of Representatives has set the wheels of the impeachment complaint against Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Mario Victor Leonen in motion. Speaker Lord Allan Velasco sent a letter last March 25 to Majority Floor Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez asking that the impeachment complaint be included in the chamber’s order of business. Velasco endorsed […]

SMC waives P191 in toll fees for medical frontliners

The newly opened Skyway Stage 3 One year since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) has waived P190.7 million worth of toll fees for medical frontliners passing through expressways it operates. SMC – which operates the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR), South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and the Skyway system, including the […]

Filipinos to watch Holy Week rites online

console.debug(‘TRINITY_WP’, ‘Skip player from rendering’, ‘is single: , is main loop: 1, is main query: 1’);console.debug(‘TRINITY_WP’, ‘trinity_content_filter’); Just like last year, devout Filipinos will again observe Holy Week inside their homes as the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Sunday announced that beginning on March 29, all religious activities to mark the passion […]

DepEd gathers 260K Inset participants on Day 1

More than 260,000 educators participated in the In-Service Training (Inset) initiative organized by the Department of Education (DepEd) Information and Communications Technology Service-Education Technology Unit (ICTS-EdTech), headed by Director Abram Abanil under the Administration Strand led by Undersecretary Alain Del Pascua and Assistant Secretary Salvador Malana 3rd. It is part of the Public Schools of […]

Positive swab tests highest ever – Gordon

Almost one out of four swab tests for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) conducted by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) yielded positive. PRC Chairman Richard Gordon said the 23-percent positivity rate in tests taken last week was the “highest we have ever seen at the PRC since the start of the pandemic, and it tells […]

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