DTI unveils testing lab for steel, ceramic tiles

The Department of Trade and Industry yesterday launched a testing laboratory for steel and ceramic tiles as part of efforts to ensure those being sold in the market meet product standards and are safe......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJul 22nd, 2021

Gordon in hospital after contracting coronavirus

Sen. Richard Gordon was admitted to Makati Medical Center Wednesday night “for observation and further testing” after he contracted the coronavirus, his office announced......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News4 hr. 14 min. ago

Bi Cent with Pisco! The Peruvian Embassy in the United Kingdom conducts virtual testing. news

A virtual taste of pisco, aimed at British travel agencies and tour operators, was organized by the Embassy of Peru in the United Kingdom on.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

With Delta cases in Davao Region, pro-active health response urged

DOH Davao said they had detected 79 variants of concerns among the 593 samples from patients it submitted for genome testing at the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of the University of the Philippines for the period of June 3 to July 1......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Quezon City gov t confirms Delta variant case, says local transmission possible

“We have put in place extensive measures in preparation for the Delta variant and we continue to exert all effort to contain its possible spread. What is important is that we are intensifying testing and aggressive contact tracing,” Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte also said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

DTI to comply with lifting of vehicle safeguard duties

The Department of Trade and Industry is ready to comply with the recommendation of the Tariff Commission against the imposition of safeguard measures on vehicle imports......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

PBA shortens test cycle

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said yesterday the league has instituted a new testing protocol, reducing the cycle from 10 to seven days with teams required to submit to PCR swabs every Monday. Marcial explained that the tweak will allow the league to adjust game schedules on Wednesday after results of the Monday tests are turned in on Tuesday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

DeChambeau out of Olympics golf after positive virus test: PGA Tour

Former US Open winner Bryson DeChambeau is out of the Olympics after testing positive for coronavirus, the PGA Tour announced on Sunday, saying Patrick Reed would take his place at the Tokyo Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Science in Costa Rica scans coronavirus for mutations and variants – La Nación

Costa Rica Institute for Research and Teaching in Nutrition and Health (INCIENSA) The PCR test is one of the primary parts of testing for the.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

PH averts COVID-19 crisis; gymnast Yulo to alter tactic

TOKYO—Crisis struck Team Philippines on the eve of the Summer Olympic Games here, with one of its best coaches testing positive for COVID-19 and one of its brightest hopes altering what could be his winning routine following a bad fall two weeks ago......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

DTI still reviewing price hikes for basic goods

The Department of Trade and Industry has clarified that it is still reviewing requests for price hikes of basic goods and assured the public that any increase won’t go beyond five percent of current price......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

DTI against stricter restrictions amid Delta threat

DTI against stricter restrictions amid Delta threat.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Mind product quality, not our adobo

Instead of spending precious time and resources in setting a “baseline” for our “adobo,” DTI Secretary Lopez should devote more time in looking at the quality of our products starting with the consumables in our grocery shelves and industrial items used in households, offices and factories. Product quality is definitely a more crucial DTI responsibility than setting “standards” for adobo making. Lopez should just leave the “baselines setting” to the styles of our cooks and chefs who have their own versions of that family fare that not even DTI’s high powered technical working group can possibly improve on,  much less impose......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

ABS-CBN unveils new & lsquo;Kapamilya Forever& rsquo; music video

ABS-CBN, together with its biggest stars, honored those who have stood by the company through the new “Kapamilya Forever” music video launched recently on different ABS-CBN platforms......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Mandaue City unveils Cebu’s first Mobile Vaccine Clinic

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes and members of the city’s COVID-19 Vaccine Board inspected on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, the bus that will be used as a Mobile Vaccine Clinic. Lawyer Maria Vera De Jesus, Philippine Red Cross (PRC)-Cebu Chapter administrator, said the project that is done in partnership with the […] The post Mandaue City unveils Cebu’s first Mobile Vaccine Clinic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021


Nakakabahala ang dagdag na bilang ng bagong kaso ng Delta variant sa Pilipinas. Kailangan maging maagap ang NTF na pigilan ang pagkalat nito at siguraduhing puspusan ang testing, tracing at genome sequencing. Hindi pwedeng makampante. Pinapaalalahanan natin ang ating mga kababayan, patuloy na sundin ang health protocol, kahit bakunado na, lalo’t bago at patuloy na […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

DTI eyes ‘baseline’ recipes for adobo

Amid a firestorm of protest, the Department of Trade and Industry will be moving to promote “baseline” guides rather than “standardized” recipes for traditional Filipino dishes such as adobo, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Perlas PVL games postponed after member tests positive for COVID-19

The person in question has been transferred to an isolation facility while the rest of the members of the team were individually quarantined and will undergo another RT-PCR testing five days after they were tested to prevent the spread of infection, should there be another one......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

DTI: Economy to post positive growth in Q2

The economy may begin posting positive growth in the second quarter should the country be able to prevent a new wave of COVID-19 cases, the Department of Trade and Industry said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Hawaii accredits PAL as trusted travel partner

Philippine Airlines said Tuesday its Hawaii-bound travelers may be exempted from arrival quarantine requirements if they avail of RT-PCR tests from its test centers or trusted testing partners......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Iran unveils Islamic dating app to encourage marriage

Iran on Monday unveiled an Islamic dating application aimed at facilitating "lasting and informed marriage" for its youth, state television reported......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021