A local travel agency “overwhelmed” with business

by on April 15, 2022 0

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that mask mandates will be extended through May 3 on airplanes and public transportation. This comes as the journey begins to pick up speed again. Some travel agencies are overwhelmed with all the business they receive, as many who have...

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Pantami charges data protection agency as NCC pledges support

by on April 7, 2022 0

Communications and Digital Economy Minister Isa Pantami has called on the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) to ensure data protection, privacy and confidentiality in the country. Mr. Pantami made the call during the official launch of the NDPB logo, website and core values ​​on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that data protection should not...

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In Bhima Koregaon case, Gautam Navlakha house arrest charge, polling agency NIA flags social media issue

by on April 5, 2022 0

The Maharashtra government also opposed Gautam Navlakha’s appeal Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday urged the Bombay High Court not to grant jailed human rights activist Gautam Navlakha, accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoists nexus case, relief from house arrest, arguing that it would lead to hardship, including the inability to prevent him...

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Propertymark figure joins agency supplier to boost br…

by on April 3, 2022 0

A key Propertymark figure has joined renowned letting agency provider The Lettings Partnership as Commercial Director. Sarah Davies’ role at Propertymark was to develop business partnerships and create a training portfolio including seminars, conferences and training days; prior to that, she spent many years running successful fundraising projects and started a business...

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Russia registers the world’s first coronavirus vax nasal spray

by on April 2, 2022 0

MOSCOW – The world’s first nasal coronavirus vaccine has been registered in Russia, the health ministry said in a statement on Friday. “The Russian Ministry of Health has registered the nasal spray form of the coronavirus vaccine Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik V) developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Ministry of...

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Digital agency Ascensor acquires Audere Commerce

by on March 31, 2022 0

Ascensor, a digital agency based in Leeds, England, announced on Tuesday March 29 that it had acquired e-commerce company Audere Commerce. The acquisition is Ascensor’s third in the past 12 months, marking the agency’s rapid expansion. In his announcement, Ascensor Managing Director Andrew Firth said the deal was exciting and showed “an opportunity to...

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Birmingham woman arrested for robbery in Huntsville in connection with multi-agency robbery investigation

by on March 24, 2022 0

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Birmingham woman is now in custody following a months-long investigation, thanks to multi-agency collaboration between Madison County and Jefferson County. Owens Cross Roads Police Department said on December 4, 2021, a local resident had his car broken into, parked at a business in the area. The window was...

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Vikings Free Agency Day 5

by on March 20, 2022 0

As we enter the 5th official day of the league’s new year, the Vikings have only made a handful of small moves. Interestingly, yesterday’s news report indicated that the Vikings had to make or had made their decision about Hunter. Ben Goessling tweeted it yesterday… A few things to know about Danielle Hunter’s...

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Best remaining players for the Bears

by on March 15, 2022 0

NFL free agency kicked off Monday with a busy first day of legal tampering, where big deals were made across the league. The Chicago Bears made just one move on the first day of action when they agreed to terms with defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi on a three-year, $40.5 million deal. But there are...

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Families claim bodies of 2 NPA rebels from NegOcc

by on March 12, 2022 0

THE REMAINS OF THE REBEL. Troops from the Army’s 62nd Infantry Battalion and personnel from the Isabela Municipal Police Station in Negros Occidental hand over the remains of CPP-NPA leader and notorious hitman Virgilio “Kumander Bedam” Tamban to his family in Leo Memorial Chapels on March 10, 2022. Tamban and his comrade Ben Jack...

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Odell Beckham Jr. 2022 free agency: Landing spots, expected contract, prediction for Rams wide receiver

by on March 10, 2022 0

For a minute there, it looked like Odell Beckham Jr.’s 2021 season was going to end in disarray. The veteran wide receiver started the year with the Cleveland Browns and eventually had a falling out with the organization, which included Beckham’s father publicly criticizing quarterback Baker Mayfield. This contributed to Beckham’s eventual release in...

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Bill for new behavioral health agency calls for sweeping reforms

by on March 7, 2022 0

Questions remain about who is ultimately responsible for preventing the most vulnerable Coloradans from slipping through the cracks. DENVER — State lawmakers will determine in the coming weeks the role of a soon-to-be-launched behavioral health agency and the extent to which it will reform Colorado’s tattered mental health safety net system. A bill introduced...

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DENR releases 2 tarsiers in Zamboanga Norte forest

by on March 3, 2022 0

PHILIPPINE TARSIER. One of the two rescued tarsiers crawls on a tree trunk after Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)-Liloy staff released them into their natural habitat on Wednesday March 2, 2022 in Barangay Delucot, Godod , Zamboanga del Norte. The tarsiers were recovered the same day by CENRO-Liloy staff who responded to...

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Ukrainian road agency, urging removal of signs, posts fake photo with colorful message for Russia

by on February 27, 2022 0

The photo of the blue road sign has been changed to read “Fuck You”, in three different ways. “Let’s help them go straight to hell,” the agency wrote on Facebook. “Ukravtodor calls on all road organizations, territorial communities and local governments to immediately start dismantling nearby road signs.” The story continues under the ad...

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UK closes airspace to Russian planes

by on February 26, 2022 0

(Photo by Anadolu) LONDON – The British government closed its airspace to all Russian planes on Friday evening. The shutdown of all Russian jets follows a similar ban by Moscow on British jets and aims to increase pressure on the Russian government following its invasion of Ukraine. “(Russian President Vladimir) Putin’s actions are illegal...

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The international community condemns the Russian decision in eastern Ukraine

by on February 22, 2022 0

VIENNA/ROTTERDAM/NUR-SULTAN/TBILISI – Global condemnations have poured in following Russia’s recognition of Ukraine’s breakaway regions of Lugansk and Donetsk as independent states. EU members Austria, the Netherlands, Czechia and Slovakia reacted to Russia’s decision to recognize Ukraine’s breakaway regions. Austrian Prime Minister Karl Nehammer said on Twitter that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision was a...

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Mask mandates, CDC news and vaccines: live updates

by on February 17, 2022 0

Video Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the agency would soon release new guidance, including on masks, for the next phase of the pandemic.CreditCredit…Al Drago for The New York Times As the Omicron wave recedes in the United States, more states relax mask policies and many Americans...

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Dental Clinic Owner Saves P20-M Under Tax Amnesty Law

by on February 15, 2022 0

MANILA – The Court of Tax Appeal (CTA) has dismissed the criminal case against a dental clinic owner previously convicted of failing to pay almost PHP 30 million in income tax for three years. The CTA’s Second Division amended its February 2021 ruling and granted the dismissal of the tax case against Alexander Garcia,...

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Russian FSB agency tasked with staging coups in Ukrainian cities, says UK | Russia

by on February 13, 2022 0

Britain believes Russia’s powerful FSB spy agency was tasked with trying to stage coups in major Ukrainian cities immediately after any Kremlin-launched invasion. The assessment is that an attack would see Russia first strike against military targets, then encircle the capital Kiev and possibly other major cities, with FSB saboteurs then trying to install...

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Most Covid deaths, severe cases in Baguio unvaccinated

by on February 12, 2022 0

MORE DEATHS AMONG UNVAXXED. The Baguio city government said most Covid-19 deaths from August 2021 to January 2022 were among unvaccinated people. Aileen Refuerzo, city information officer, said Friday (February 11, 2022) that 299 of 397 deaths, 54 of 79 severe cases, and 180 of 329 moderate cases were unvaccinated patients, not eligible for...

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Financial conglomerate-focused supervisory college kicks off in Q2

by on February 10, 2022 0

BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno MANILA – A cross-sector, cross-agency supervisory college for financial conglomerates is set to start its pilot phase in the second quarter of 2022, with regulators seeking closer collaboration and bringing supervisory practices more in line with international standards. In a virtual briefing on Thursday, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor...

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Anthony makes Australian women’s moguls history

by on February 7, 2022 0

Jakara Anthony from Australia (Xinhua Photo/Yang Shiyao) BEIJING – Jakara Anthony won the women’s freestyle skiing moguls event at Genting Snow Park in Chongli, Zhangjiakou on Sunday, becoming the first Australian to win an Olympic gold medal in moguls. It was also Australia’s first gold medal at Beijing 2022, and the Russian Olympic Committee...

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140 QC vax sites include churches, parks

by on January 31, 2022 0

FIGHT THE VIRUS. Quezon City’s vaccination program continues at Cubao Health Center in Barangay Kaunlaran Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. As of Jan. 31, the city has fully vaccinated 2,159,976 adults and minors ages 12-17. (ANP photo by Robert Oswald P. Alfiler) MANILA – The Quezon City government has expanded its vaccination sites to 140...

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Visionary, statesman: DFA remembers ex-SFA Roberto Romulo

by on January 26, 2022 0

Former Foreign Secretary Roberto R. Romulo (Photo courtesy of the New Zealand Herald) MANILA – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) sent its condolences on Wednesday to the family of former Foreign Secretary Roberto R. Romulo, who died on January 23. In its tribute, the FDFA remembers Romulo as a visionary and accomplished diplomat...

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Oklahoma health agency changes COVID-19 testing hours

by on January 24, 2022 0

A man dabs his nose during a COVID-19 test at the Martin Luther King Jr. Medical Campus on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Oklahoma, health officials say demand for testing is starting to drop. The Oklahoma City-County...

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NTF-ELCAC funded routes in Antique near completion

by on January 21, 2022 0

INNOVATIVE. Municipal Mayor of San Remigio, Margarito Mission, Jr. (left) and Ancient Board Member Fernando Corvera, Sr. (right) honor the dedication of the road funded by the Local Government Support Fund-Support to Barangay Development Project (LGSF-SBDP) on December 15, 2021. Ancient Provincial Engineer Inocencio Dajao said on Friday (January 21, 2022) that the local...

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COVID-19 is spreading like never before in the Americas, health agency warns

by on January 19, 2022 0

Healthcare workers are pictured at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing center, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 6, 2022. (REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo) BRASILIA – COVID-19 infections continue to accelerate in the Americas, reaching new peaks, with 7.2 million new cases and more than 15,000 COVID-related deaths last week, the Pan American Organization announced on Wednesday....

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Microsoft says destructive malware has been detected in Ukrainian government agencies’ systems

by on January 16, 2022 0

US software giant Microsoft first detected the malware on Thursday. (Representative) Microsoft Corp said in a blog post on Saturday that it has observed destructive malware in systems belonging to several Ukrainian government agencies and organizations that work closely with the Ukrainian government. Victims of the malware include Ukrainian government agencies that provide critical...

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covid 19: the Covid test agency at Amritsar airport ousted after a “goof-up” | Amritsar News

by on January 9, 2022 0

AMRITSAR: After much embarrassment due to a high number of suspicious positive Covid-19 test results, health authorities replaced the Sri Guru Ram Das International Airport testing agency on Saturday. Airport manager VK Seth informed that 25 of 192 international passengers tested positive for Covid 19 upon arrival at the airport from Birmingham. A...

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No more massive blockages, DTI ensures the biz sector

by on January 7, 2022 0

NEW PCCI OFFICERS. Newly sworn-in officials from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry pay a courtesy virtual visit to Commerce Secretary Ramon Lopez (right) Thursday, January 6, 2022. PCCI President George Barcelon (left) was assured by Lopez (right) that there would be no more hard blocks. (Photo courtesy of PCCI) MANILA –...

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state agency prepares to privatize management of some Mississippi-owned parks | State government

by on December 23, 2021 0

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2021: From worst to good

by on December 20, 2021 0

IN a few more days we are pulling the curtain back for 2021. Coming from a year that gave us the covid-19 pandemic epidemic and put almost everyone on a downward spiral, we started 2021 still with a ounce of pessimism. As much as we wanted to deal with it in a more...

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National alcohol agency ‘horrified’ detonates opening of liquor store on NSW central coast

by on December 18, 2021 0

A new liquor superstore will soon open in one of the most deprived areas of the central NSW coast, despite authorities admitting it could exacerbate existing alcohol problems in the community. Key points: Large liquor store approved despite overwhelming opposition The Independent Alcohol and Gaming Authority says strict conditions have been imposed Leading...

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Anticommunist agency obtains P17B budget from proposed P28-B

by on December 15, 2021 0

The government’s controversial counterinsurgency group will receive a budget of 17.1 billion pesos next year, with the Senate and House of Representatives compromising on Wednesday to cut its original 28 billion peso proposal by 60%. But the 2022 budget of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflicts (NTF-Elcac) is only...

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Go officially abandons the presidential race

by on December 14, 2021 0

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Exactly two weeks after announcing his withdrawal from the presidential race, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go officially withdrew his candidacy from the Election Commission (Comelec) office in Manila on Tuesday morning. Without fanfare, Go personally submitted his declaration of withdrawal to the electoral body’s...

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NHB seeks agency for unsold property data in 50 cities

by on December 12, 2021 0

The National Housing Bank (NHB) is looking for an agency to collect data on unsold properties – both under construction and ready to move into – in 50 cities from builders and developers to calculate its key price index. NHB RESIDEX, India’s first official housing price index (IPH), was launched in July 2007...

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Senegal joins the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) as 20th Member State on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the ATI

by on December 9, 2021 0

The Republic of Senegal joins the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) ( as the 20th Member State on the occasion of its 20th anniversary #; Senegal joined with a subscribed capital contribution of 15 million euros, following financial support from the European Investment Bank (EIB); With the addition of Senegal’s contribution, ATI’s total...

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The use of a face shield remains voluntary for the moment: Palace

by on December 1, 2021 0

(File photo) MANILA РWearing face shields over face masks is voluntary but may be required by business establishments and employers, Malaca̱ang said Wednesday. Acting Presidential Spokesman Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles made the remark after President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he recognized that face shields will provide an extra layer of protection...

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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...

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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...

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Japanese companies urged to invest in PH’s economic outlook

by on November 24, 2021 0

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...

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

by on November 22, 2021 0

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...

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Jose Midas Marquez appointed SC judge

by on November 16, 2021 0

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...

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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...

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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...

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The challenges and opportunities linked to artificial intelligence determine the priorities and budgetary concerns of the Federal Defense Agency

by on November 8, 2021 0

Federal agencies strive to integrate artificial intelligence into their infrastructures as they iteratively replace obsolete legacy systems and optimize critical operations to match competing capabilities in the digital age. To give a boost to this crucial initiative, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., And Rob Portman, R-Ohio presented the Advancing U.S. AI Innovation Law...

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PRRD inaugurates Siargao sports complex and bridges

by on November 6, 2021 0

MAJOR PROJECTS. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers remarks at the inauguration of Siargao Island Sports and Tourism Complex and Catangnan-Cabitoonan Bridge Three Point Bridge System on Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, Saturday, November 6 2021. He was accompanied by Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (seated, left). (photo PCOO) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday...

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United Nations Tourism Agency Sees Net Zero Tourism Globally Through Ecological Restoration and Innovative Funding

by on November 4, 2021 0

GLASGOW | November 4, 2021 | The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which is the United Nations specialized agency responsible for promoting sustainable tourism, today unveiled the ‘Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism’ at the Conference of United Nations on Climate Change (COP26) here. The Declaration commits companies to halve their emissions by...

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