Free check-up bill filed

A senator filed a measure seeking to provide free annual medical check-ups to all Filipinos to allow early detection of serious ailments. Senator Juan Edgardo M. Angara filed Senate Bill 2297 or the proposed Free Annual Medical Check-Up Act. In a statement, Mr. Angara said many Filipinos do not seek medical care in their lifetime […]

Addressing teenage pregnancies made a national priority

PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has signed an order recognizing the problem of teenage pregnancies in the country by making the implementation of “practicable” measures addressing its root causes as a national priority. All government agencies, especially those involved in youth affairs, are directed to assist in finding solutions. Under Executive Order No. 141, Mr. Duterte […]

PAL share trading halted on audit disclaimer

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) suspended the trading of PAL Holdings, Inc. shares beginning Friday after the exchange noted a disclaimer of opinion of the company’s independent auditor on the listed company’s annual report. “We do not express an opinion on the accompanying consolidated financial statements,” SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. said in the company’s […]

Eisai To Present Latest Data of Lemborexant at 35th Annual Sleep Meeting (SLEEP2021)

TOKYO, Jun 9, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that a total of 5 poster presentations including the latest data on its in-house discovered orexin receptor antagonist lemborexant (product name: DAYVIGO) will be given at the 35th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (SLEEP 2021), to be […]

Fishers group pushes gov’t to improve efforts in stopping foreign fishing vessels   

THE NATIONAL government should increase its efforts against foreign fishing vessels within Philippine waters as mandated by local and international laws following China’s declaration of an annual fishing ban in the South China Sea, a local fishing group said. Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA) said in a statement on Monday that the […]

Filipino Fund, Inc. sets stockholders’ meeting via remote communication

NOTICE OF ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS’ MEETINGOFFILIPINO FUND, INC. Please take notice that the 2021 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (“ASM”) of Filipino Fund, Inc. (the “Company”), will be held on May 11, 2021 (Tuesday) at 9:00 in the morning via remote communication under the platform of Zoom Video Communications.  The virtual ASM is necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic […]