Omicron variant presents “very high” risk, WHO warns

by on November 29, 2021 0

GENEVA / ANKARA – The Omicron variant of the coronavirus poses a “very high” risk globally, the World Health Organization warned as a special session of the world health body began on Monday. “If another major outbreak of Covid-19 takes place at the behest of Omicron, the consequences could be serious,” the WHO said...

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Irrigation boosts cotton production in Ilocos Norte village

by on November 26, 2021 0

WATER IS LIFE. A small irrigation development project has now been completed for the benefit of cotton producers in Barangay Lumbaan Bic-bica, Pinili, Ilocos Norte. The project is worth over PHP 18 million thanks to the National Irrigation Administration. (Photo courtesy of PIA Ilocos Norte) CITY OF LAOAG – Cotton producers in a rural...

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Japanese companies urged to invest in PH’s economic outlook

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Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III (archive photo) MANILA – Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III presented Japanese investors with the Philippines’ “bright economic outlook”, supported by a strong financial situation and the revolutionary initiatives of the Duterte administration, urging them to participate in the country’s transition to a “new and better” post-pandemic recovery. “The Philippines...

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Launch of a network of independent, minority-owned, women-led agencies

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A new agency network, Conspiracy Theory has just been launched to join forces with independent agencies and help streamline the collaboration process. Veteran Advertising and Marketing Executives Zihla Salinas, Daniel Weisinger and Brick Rucker launched Conspiracy Theory with three partner agencies and a diverse management team. Conspiracy Theory’s network includes Unfold, a digital creative...

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Overuse of antibiotics in building bacteria resistant to pandemic, health agency warns

by on November 18, 2021 0

Test tubes filled with samples of bacteria to be tested are seen at the Health Protection Agency, North London, March 9, 2011. REUTERS / Suzanne Plunkett BRASILIA, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – The overuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs during the coronavirus pandemic is helping bacteria develop resistance that will render these important drugs...

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Jose Midas Marquez appointed SC judge

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New Supreme Court Justice Jose Midas Marquez (File photo) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed judicial administrator Jose Midas Marquez as the new associate judge of the Supreme Court (CS), Malacañang announced on Tuesday. “I would like to announce that the Executive Secretary confirms that Jose Midas Marquez has been appointed Associate Justice...

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CEO and CFO leave WPP Finecast agency

by on November 11, 2021 0

The CEO and CFO of ad agency WPP Finecast have left the company. The couple had recently been suspended from the company as part of an investigation into a whistleblower complaint. The investigation is now complete, sources said. It could not be determined whether their departures were related to the investigation. The CEO and...

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Angels Exploring Free Agency and the Trade Market to Train More “Aggressive” Pitching Personnel

by on November 10, 2021 0

CARLSBAD – In a conversation with reporters on Tuesday at the MLB GM’s meetings, the main topic of conversation surrounding Angels GM Perry Minasian reflected his club’s primary focus for this offseason. Throw, throw, throw. During most of his 45-minute availability, Minasian answered one question on post after another, standing by a courtyard at...

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