Over 100 stores fail to get safety seal

OVER A hundred applications for safety seals assessed by the Trade department have been denied due to non-compliance with health protocols, its top official said.  Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said the agency assesses retail, hardware, and repair shops, while other departments cover sectors like tourism and government.  The safety seal certification program provides establishments stickers […]

BSP outlines credit-checking powers of non-stock S&L personnel

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said it issued new rules Friday governing the credit-checking powers of non-stock savings and loan association (NSSLA) personnel. In circular no. 1118, the BSP said individual agents and sales representatives of NSSLAs can accept applications; conduct credit and background checks on applicants; appraise loan collateral except for loans to […]

ARTA issues show-cause order to FDA drug center over inaction on drug applications

THE Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) issued a show-cause order to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) drug testing center for alleged inaction on more than 600 drug applications. In a statement Tuesday, ARTA confirmed that Investigation Enforcement and Litigation Director Jedrek C. Ng sent the order to the FDA’s Center for Drug Regulation and Research […]

Notice Regarding Biogen’s Disclosure About the Submission of Marketing Authorization Applications in Brazil, Canada, Australia, and Switzerland for Aducanumab for Alzheimer’s Disease

TOKYO, Apr 23, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) has disclosed, in its Q1 2021 Earnings Press Release issued on April 22, its current submission status of the Marketing Authorization Applications (MAA) for aducanumab, an investigational treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, in countries other than the […]

Pharma industry cites red tape for over 1,500 of pending registration

THE PHARMACEUTICAL sector called on the government to address the red tape in processing medicine registrations, citing more than 1,500 pending applications at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with some filed over seven years ago. In a House of Representatives panel hearing on Thursday, Philippine Chamber for Pharmaceutical Industries (PCPI) Technical Director Frances Evelyn […]

SEC sets up digital company registration system eSPARC

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is setting up a new company registration platform called the Electronic Simplified Processing of Application for Registration of Company or eSPARC, which is expected to go live by April 19. “Our goal is to provide users with a complete, end-to-end company registration system linked to a unified and centralized […]

Douzone Selects Diamanti to Power Its Transformation to Containers

Leading Korean Technology Solutions Provider Engages Diamanti for Innovative Full-stack Kubernetes-Based Offerings SAN JOSE, Calif / SEAPRWire.com / March 29, 2021 / Diamanti, the company that streamlines Kubernetes applications and data management for global enterprises, today announced that Douzone, a leading information technology and solutions provider in Korea, has selected Diamanti as the infrastructure for its database and software […]