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PH to purchase up to 20M doses from Moderna

PH to purchase up to 20M doses from Moderna.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesJan 13th, 2021

City mayors in talks for possible purchase of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna

ILOILO CITY –– City governments under the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) are eyeing to purchase more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines being developed by drug manufacturers Pfizer and Moderna. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, chair of the LCP committee of vaccine procurement, said city governments want to source out more vaccines even as […] The post City mayors in talks for possible purchase of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

LGUs sign deals to procure AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto said the many local governments signed a tripartite agreement with the national government for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccine doses......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

QC gov t finalizing talks for purchase of 750,000 doses COVID-19 vaccines

The Quezon City government is finalizing its talks with a pharmaceutical firm for its purchase of 750,000 doses of vaccines against the coronavirus for its residents......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Ending VFA threat uncalled for if vaccine purchase efforts going well, Robredo says

In her weekly radio show, the country's top opposition figure said stirring tensions with other countries comes uncalled for, especially with two vaccine candidates — Pfizer and Moderna — coming from the US......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2021

After Covovax, Moderna next?

The Philippines has been assured of at least 30 million doses of the Indian version of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine with possibly no cash advance required, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Monday, adding that negotiations with US-based Moderna may begin before the year ends......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2020

Two US firms offer to supply 25 million vaccine doses to PH& mdash;envoy

Two US pharmaceutical companies---Moderna and Arcturus---are ready to supply 4 million to 25 million of their vaccines to the Philippines, Ambassador to Washington Jose Manuel Romualdez said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 18th, 2020

US FDA panel endorses Moderna

A panel of experts on Thursday voted to recommend emergency approval of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, paving the way for six million doses to start shipping as soon as this weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 18th, 2020

Palace insists no favorites on vaccine purchase from drugmakers

Concerns had been raised that government is seemingly opting for the said vaccines — targeting 25 million doses — when it has yet to prove its efficacy and is actually the second most expensive among those being eyed for procurement......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

Palace welcomes LGU initiative to buy Covid-19 vaccines

MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday welcomed plans made by some local government units (LGUs) to purchase doses of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines but reminded them that the national government has allocated funds for 60 to 70 percent of the country’s population. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this statement after Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

Philippines signs deal today with UK vaccine maker

An agreement for the purchase of two million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from British-Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca is scheduled to be signed today, the chief implementer of the government’s pandemic policy said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 2020

Cebu City now in talks with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is now in talks with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna for the possible procurements of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. This is the first time that the city has actively pursued a pharmaceutical company to identify which of these companies will be the vaccine provider for the […] The post Cebu City now in talks with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

Tripartite deal sa pagkuha ng bakuna

Noong nakaraang Huwebes, ika-14 ng Enero 2020, ang pambansang pamahalaan, mga local government unit (LGUs), ang pribadong sektor, at isang tagagawa ng bakuna ay nagkaisa upang masiguro ang karagdagang 14.5 milyong doses ng bakuna laban sa COVID-19 para sa mamamayang Pilipino. The post Tripartite deal sa pagkuha ng bakuna first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated News21 hr. 11 min. ago

Aboitiz Group pledges additional vaccine donations

The Aboitiz Group has pledged additional doses of vaccine donations to the government as part of Wave 2 of ‘A Dose of Hope’, a tripartite initiative among the private sector, the government, and British drugmaker AstraZeneca, in support of the National Immunization Program. The company joined more than 300 private companies and nearly 40 local […] The post Aboitiz Group pledges additional vaccine donations appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Palace bares price of Sinovac doses

Palace bares price of Sinovac doses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Work with private sector

“Why does the national government want to monopolize the purchase [of the vaccines]?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

China to donate PH 500K vaccine doses

China to donate PH 500K vaccine doses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

PH gets P3.72-B grant, 500K vaccine doses from China

China on Saturday provided a 500-million renminbi (P3.72-billion) grant to the Philippines to bankroll various livelihood and infrastructure projects, which might also be used to finance the Duterte administration’s COVID-19 response, and promised to donate 500,000 doses of a coronavirus vaccine. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced the vaccine donation during a 40-minute meeting with […] The post PH gets P3.72-B grant, 500K vaccine doses from China appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

Acer Opens its First Flagship Store in the Philippines

The first Acer flagship store in the Philippines has finally opened its doors to consumers on January 15. It is the largest in the country to date and is located at the SM Megamall Cyberzone. This new tech haven will house the best products from Acer and Predator brands, intricately displayed for an elevated shopping experience. It is interactive and much more customer-friendly.  A sure eye-catcher for gamers and tech enthusiasts alike, the store is divided into two sections, dedicated for Acer and Predator products. Acer sticks to its minimalistic personality and is designed with light earthy tones with a long table and shelves where the products are displayed. On the other hand, the Predator comes in a striking sleek black interior all throughout.  In observance of the existing health protocols in the country, Acer requires each customer to wear a face mask and face shield, undergo a temperature check upon entrance, and fill up a health declaration form. Appropriate social distancing will be strictly followed as well. “We are very excited for gamers and tech enthusiasts to come and experience what the Acer flagship store has in store for them. It’s our first opening this 2021, and definitely not the last. We are optimistic that it will allow consumers to get to know our products better and eventually find the perfect device fit for their needs,” said Acer Philippines Managing Director Manuel Wong. The event was a success, attended by executives from the ICT giant and its esteemed partners. Following the grand launch, Acer will throw in premium items to the first 10 customers who will purchase an Acer or Predator laptop. But it doesn’t stop there! Watch out for huge discounts and freebies across both brands from January 15 to 24, 2021! Visit Acer’s Official Social Media Pages for more details: Facebook – @AcerPH, Instagram – @acerph, Twitter – @acerphils, www.acer.com......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

Binge-watch the Latest K-drama on a Smart TV

The New Year calls for new lists: resolutions, manifestations, and K-drama marathons! But this 2021, say goodbye to the neck-craning, eye-straining struggle of watching on a mobile phone when you switch to viewing on a TV. Samsung has partnered with Viu to give free Viu Premium subscription for a year, so you can watch the latest shows ad-free on a bigger screen.  Kick off the New Year with Viu’s latest K-dramas on a smart TV: True Beauty This rom-com features a high school girl who rises to stardom with her expert makeup skills. No one has ever seen her bare face, and she prefers to keep it that way – until Lee Su Ho sees her without makeup. That is just the beginning of their love story. First on Viu, this highly anticipated webtoon turned drama stars Moon Ga Young, Astro’s Cha Eun Woo and Hwang In Yeop. Mr. Queen We love a period piece with a twist! The story revolves around Jang Bong Hwan, a chef at the President’s Blue House, and how his world turns upside down when his spirit somehow transcends into the body of a queen from the Joseon period. First on Viu, Mr. Queen is set to make your days even more interesting this year. Cheat on Me, If You Can Starring Go Joon and Parasite’s Cho Yeo Jeong, Cheat on Me, If You Can features an unconventional yet intense story about love, marriage, and the guilt one feels from making bad decisions. With a novelist wife obsessed with the idea of killing people further thickening the plot, the turnout of events will leave the viewer on the edge of their seats. The Penthouse Achieving high ratings in South Korea, The Penthouse is nail-biting story of an ambitious woman who is determined to do whatever it takes to both enter high society and a luxury penthouse in the Gangnam District. First on Viu, this drama is the highly anticipated reunion of writer Kim Soon Ok and PD Joo Dong Min, who worked together on the popular SBS drama The Last Empress. Samsung Smart TVs are made for K-drama marathons. Not only do they come pre-installed with the Viu app, the Samsung Crystal UHD (2020) boasts an upscaling feature to enhance picture-quality to the next best resolution, and customized audio modes so you won’t miss out on the details on your favorite shows and have greater kilig moments. K-drama fans, now is the best time to level up your viewing experience. Get a free one-year Viu Premium subscription with every purchase of select Samsung TVs, now with more models and sizes to choose from. The promo runs until March 31, 2021. Visit www.samsung.com/ph for more details......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

China to donate 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to PH — Palace

Malacañang said Saturday that the Chinese government will donate 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the Philippines as the two countries reaffirmed ties and cooperation against the pandemic. Chinese State Counselor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (DFA OFFICIAL TWITTER ACCOUNT/ MANILA BULLETIN) The Office of the President (OP) made the statement as Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi made a 40-minute courtesy call to President Duterte in Malacañang Saturday. In a statement, the OP said that Wang assured Duterte of China’s commitment to support the Philippines’ efforts to combat COVID-19, a disease that originated in Wuhan, China. “He (Wang) announced that China will donate 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines. He likewise affirmed China’s resolve to do everything to ensure that vaccines become a global good,” Malacañang said. According to Malacañang, Duterte lauded the continued high-level engagement between the Philippines and China even amid the pandemic and stressed the importance of both sides delivering on the promises of the Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation. Duterte stressed that cooperation on public health must be strengthened, particularly access to safe and effective vaccines, to safeguard the health of the people and in order to hasten the economic recovery of both nations and their neighboring countries. “The recovery of nations… sits on the back of stronger economies,” Duterte told Wang. “China plays a very key role in reviving our region’s economy. Let us do all we can to revive economic activities between the Philippines and China,” he added. Malacañang said that Duterte thanked China for its continuing support and cooperation in the country’s fight against COVID-19 in terms of medical equipment and supplies and sharing of experiences and expertise as well as in the repatriation of Filipinos. Economic cooperation Wang declared that China will continue to support the Philippines’ recovery through enhanced economic cooperation. He likewise reiterated his country’s determination to complete pending infrastructure projects. The Palace said that Wang underscored China’s commitment under President Xi Jinping to work closely with the Philippines to sustain the positive trajectory of the valued and special bilateral relations. At the start of his presidency in 2016, Duterte has expressed his desire to build stronger relations with China — even temporarily setting aside the country’s victory over the West Philippine Sea in The Hague to make it happen......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021