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PLDT Digital Unit Eyes Partnership with Foreign Firm

Telecommunications firm PLDT Inc.’s digital unit Voyager Innovation is pursuing a partnership with a foreign firm within the year as part of efforts to further improve the delivery of digital services to its subscribers. This comes as the company prepares for the entry of a third major player in the local telco industry. “The partnership […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2018Related News

Sneaky surprise: Snake slithers around delivery car’s side mirror

Image: Facebook/Nolan Auto Parts & Industrial Supplies If you think snakes only belong in the jungle, you're wrong. One man got the surprise of his life when he found a snake on his side mirr.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2018Related News

As traffickers turn to TNS firms for ‘delivery,’ PDEA teams up with Uber, GRAB vs illegal drugs

Officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board and transport network companies like UBER, GRAB and i-Hop signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) vowing to team up in fighting illegal drugs, amid rising cases of TNC drivers being victimized by drug dealers......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 10th, 2018Related News

CES 2018 | Toyota unveils self-driving concept vehicle for rides, deliveries

Toyota Motor Corp announce a self-driving electric concept vehicle that it will tailor for companies to use for tasks like ride hailing and package delivery, underscoring how automakers are no longer simply building cars but also providing services to go with them......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 8th, 2018Related News

Cebu Pacific provides support for Marawi relief efforts

Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) supports the #OGOP Marawi program of the Philippine Army, enabling the delivery of PureIt water purifying devices. The water purifiers, donated by Unilever, are to be used in relief operations for displaced residents of Marawi City. Ogop, the local word in Marawi for “help,” aims to help internally displaced residents and give morale support to soldiers deployed in Marawi......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsJan 4th, 2018Related News

Iloilo City to craft master plan for 2018

By Perla Lena VARIOUS innovations will be introduced to Iloilo City government’s service delivery in 2018 through the initiatives of various department heads, according to Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III. Espinosa said on Jan 1, 2018 that he intends to gather department heads for a work planning to present their innovations. “We required them […] The post Iloilo City to craft master plan for 2018 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 3rd, 2018Related News

PLDT forges $28.5-M partnership with Huawei to overhaul services

PLDT, Inc. on Tuesday said it sealed a $28.5-million (P1.5-billion) partnership with China’s Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. to overhaul its wireless service delivery platforms. In a statement, PLDT said its partnership with Huawei is part of its efforts to improve its fixed and wireless infrastructure, and information technology systems. The company is earmarking a record […] The post PLDT forges $28.5-M partnership with Huawei to overhaul services appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 2nd, 2018Related News

PLDT, Smart sign up Huawei for $28.5-M transformation project

Telecom firm PLDT and its mobile unit Smart Communications announced on Tuesday, Jan. 2, that it has picked Chinese network equipment maker Huawei for a $28.5-million initiative aimed at transforming its wireless service delivery platforms......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 2nd, 2018Related News

PLDT, Smart ink another partnership deal with Huawei

MANILA, Philippines – Listed PLDT Incorporated  and its mobile unit Smart Communications Incorporated sealed a $28.5-million (P1.4-billion) partnership deal with China's Huawei Technologies Company Limited to improve the telco giant's wireless service delivery platforms.  PLDT on Tuesday, January 2 told the local bourse that ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 2nd, 2018Related News

Tiny needles you can stick on to fight fat

    Researchers here have come up with a skin patch that allows anti-obesity drugs to be administered with a lower risk of side effects.   This new drug delivery method has shown promise in trials, the researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) said yesterday (Dec 28) at a press conference.   The method helped mice on a high fat diet to reduce their weight gain and fat mass by more than 30 per cent over four weeks.   Each skin patch is just a 1cm square in size but contains hundreds of micro-needles that allow anti-obesity medication to be delivered directly to the fat under the skin.   Such medication helps to ...Keep on reading: Tiny needles you can stick on to fight fat.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 29th, 2017Related News

Romualdez: hike pay of health workers

LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt Romualdez yesterday renewed her call for Congress to pass a law that would grant salary increases to all public health workers to give due recognition to their vital role in the national health care delivery system. Romualdez, a registered nurse, recalled that public health workers….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsDec 27th, 2017Related News

Oil prices close at 2-1/2 year peak

NEW YORK, United States --- Oil prices in New York jumped to a two-and-a-half year high Tuesday and briefly topped $60 a barrel due to a Libyan pipeline explosion and frigid weather in the US. The benchmark US contract, West Texas Intermediate for February delivery, rose $1.50 to $59.97 a barrel after earlier breaching $60 for the first time since June 2015. Brent North Sea crude for February delivery advanced $1.77 to $67.02 a barrel, a level not seen since mid-2015. Phil Flynn, of the Price Futures Group in Chicago, said while there were several factors behind the price jump, "the headline today is Libya, which is raising concern about the oil supply." The blast occurre...Keep on reading: Oil prices close at 2-1/2 year peak.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 27th, 2017Related News

Palawan Ready to be Divided Into 3 Provinces

Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) here have agreed it is the right time to begin the process of dividing Palawan into three provinces to open more tourism opportunities and speed up delivery of basic... The post Palawan Ready to be Divided Into 3 Provinces appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsDec 26th, 2017Related News

Children updated on Santa’s delivery route around the globe

WASHINGTON---It's the question every good little girl and boy asks on Christmas Eve: When is Santa coming? As it has done every year since 1955, a Canadian and American defense agency is tracking the jolly old man's path around the globe in his reindeer-powered sleigh. A 3-D, interactive website at www.noradsanta.org shows Santa on his delivery route, allowing users to click and learn more about the various cities along the way. The Santa tracker presented by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) dates back to 1955, when a Colorado newspaper advertisement printed a phone number to connect children with St. Nick but mistakenly directed them to the hotline for the m...Keep on reading: Children updated on Santa’s delivery route around the globe.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 25th, 2017Related News

D-Day is here!

Today is D-Day or Delivery Day......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 20th, 2017Related News

NPA unit ambushes food relief delivery to ‘Urduja’ evacuees

ABOUT 50 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels ambushed Philippine Army troops delivering food relief to families affected by tropical storm Urduja in Catubig town of Northern Samar on Saturday, wounding two soldiers, a civil-military operations officer said. The troops under the Army’s 20th Infantry Battalion (20IB) clashed with the communist rebels at about 3:20 p.m. [...] The post NPA unit ambushes food relief delivery to ‘Urduja’ evacuees appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Dec 18th, 2017Related News

PDEA meets with courier service providers on ways to intercept parcels with illegal drugs

MANILA, Dec. 17 -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) met with local-based foreign express delivery and domestic courier services on 14 December 2017, to discuss security measures to interc.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 18th, 2017Related News

PDEA meets with courier service providers on ways to intercept parcels with illegal drugs

MANILA, Dec. 17 -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) met with local-based foreign express delivery and domestic courier services on 14 December 2017, to discuss security measures to interc.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 17th, 2017Related News

PDEA taps courier firms for help in fight against drugs

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino on Thursday met with officials of Philippine-based foreign express delivery and domestic courier services to bolster their partnership in intercepting illegal drugs being smuggled through the mail and parcel system. Aquino arranged the meeting in light of the recent seizures….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsDec 16th, 2017Related News

Palace gives state workers longer holiday break

MALACAÑANG has suspended work in government offices for December 26, 2017 and January 2, 2018 to give state employees a longer holiday break, according to Memorandum Circular 37 signed yesterday by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. “However, those agencies whose functions involve the delivery of basic and health services, preparedness/response to….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2017Related News