November 26, 2020 - Thursday
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All expressways ‘100% ready’ for cashless transactions by Dec. 1

MANILA – Both government officials and representatives of Luzon’s expressways assured that they are ready for the full implementation of cashless toll payments beginning December 1. In a virtual presser on Wednesday, Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) Executive Director Ab ...

CASHLESS TOLLWAYS. The Candaba Viaduct portion of the North Luzon Expressway. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and operators of Luzon expresswa ...

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Japanese PCR test machine, kit maker to invest in PH

MANILA – A senior trade official said Wednesday that a Japanese manufacturer of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test equipment will be investing in the country before the year ends.  Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo told the Phil ...

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PNA | 23 hours ago

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GenSan businesses ignoring COVID-19 protocols could lose permits

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Business establishments here that continue to ignore the mandated minimum health standards and control measures against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) could later lose their licenses or permits. Geraldine Zamora, head of the city permits and ...

PNA | 1 day ago

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Sardine factory in Sorsogon eyes December operation

LEGAZPI CITY – Due to the abundance of sardines (Sardinelia lemuru) locally known as “tamban” or “law-law” fish and strategic access to big fishing grounds, Bulan town in Sorsogon will be opening its first big-scale sardine canning factory in Bicol. ...

FULL-BLAST OPS SOON. Aerial photo of a canning factory that will start its operation in Sorsogon province by December 2020. The sardine factory has pr ...

PNA | 1 day ago

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Microsoft Launches Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7 in Philippines

Microsoft on Monday announced that Surface Pro 7 for Business and Surface Laptop 3 for Business are now available in the Philippines for enterprise and education institution customers via Surface Authorized Commercial Resellers Phil-Data Business Systems, Inc., Nexus Technologies Inc., Accent Micro Technologies Inc., and ePLDTInc.  ...

PR | 2 days ago

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Typhoon-hit areas get free Wi-Fi

MANILA – Many areas severely affected by the onslaught of recent typhoons now have access to free internet services through wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) hubs installed by telecoms firm Smart. In a statement Thursday, it said “fiber-powered” Wi-Fi hubs, with a cap ...

PNA | 1 week ago

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5G to be available to 80% of MM by yearend: Globe

MANILA – More Filipinos will soon have access to faster and more stable mobile internet services in Metro Manila as Globe Telecom (Globe) announced its plans to expand its 5G network to cover 80 percent of the region by yearend. “We are probably in the two-thirds ra ...

PNA | 1 week ago

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MinDA to endorse corn silo program to Mindanao provinces

DAVAO CITY – With the support of funding partner Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said it is bringing its Corn Grains Storage Silos (COGSS) initiative to all the island's provinces and towns. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Secretary Emmanu ...

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PNA | 1 week ago

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Phoenix Petroleum out of the red in Q3

Third largest oil player Phoenix Petroleum returned to profitability in the third quarter of the year with a net income of P296 million, following a net loss of P5 million in the previous quarter. The growth is attributed to the company’s relentless focus on cost discipline along with a more stable oil ...

PR | 1 week ago

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PEZA registers P73B projects in Jan-Oct 2020

MANILA – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito Plaza said Friday that the registered projects with the investment promotion agency in the first 10 months of the year have reached PHP72.6 billion. In her speech during the fourth-quarter general ...

PEZA Director General Charito Plaza (Photo courtesy of PEZA)

PNA | 1 week ago