Additional Pfizer doses arrive in CV

CENTRAL Visayas received on Monday night, July 26, 2021, a total of 51,480 fresh doses of Pfizer vaccine, said Mary Jean Loreche, Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center spokesperson on Tuesday, July 27. This is in addition to the 293,670 doses of Pfizer separately delivered to the region as of July 22. Overall, the region has […]

PH exports post 29.8% growth in May

THE Philippine exports have led the way to the continued expansion of global trade, spurred on by the gradual opening of major economies abroad as it contributed US$5.89 billion to total trade, or a 29.8 percent growth for May 2021, over the previous year’s $4.54 billion. This effectively shrunk the balance of trade by $329.9 […]

MHI Completes Four TF Coils for ITER

TOKYO, May 24, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed manufacture of four toroidal field (TF) coils (of a total of five, including one spare) ordered by the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST) for the ITER, an experimental fusion reactor, currently under construction […]

7 Cebu mayors get Covid jabs

AT LEAST seven mayors from Cebu province have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The number is expected to rise dramatically as the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases passed Resolution 115-B that now includes local chief executives in the priority list of government’s vaccination program. Among the Cebu […]

HMO industry 2020 profits surge as patients defer procedures

THE health maintenance organization (HMO) industry’s profits surged 465% to P7.12 billion in 2020, with patient deferment of medical procedures outweighing the added expense of treating coronavirus victims, the Insurance Commission said. Insurance Commissioner Dennis B. Funa said Monday that based on the industry’s unaudited financial statements, expenses of 25 out of 29 HMOs that […]

IBI Announces Disposal of Strategic Investments and Realises Gain of HK$25.2 Million

HONG KONG, Apr 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – IBI Group Holdings Limited (“IBI” or the “Group”; Stock Code: 1547), an investment holding company which specialises in the built environment including subsidiaries providing contracting services, distribution of high-tech and innovative building products and, air quality monitoring and management, announced the disposal of four […]