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Quality appointments, clear policies needed from new govt: banker

By Joann Villanueva  INCOMING ADMIN. UniTeam presidential-vice presidential tandem of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (left) and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte thank thousands of supporters during a rally at the Arca South Parking in Taguig City on April 24, 2022. International investment banker Stephen Cuunjieng said a government led by presumptive president Marcos Jr. would need … Continue reading

Philippines

Biden call to Marcos reflects US regard for alliance: DFA

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  Presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and US President Joe Biden  MANILA – President Joe Biden’s phone call with presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. shows that the United States holds in “high regard” its alliance with the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The US president, who called … Continue reading

Alberta

Province and generous donors support live events

News ReleaseProvince and generous donors support live events Alberta’s non-profit organizations got a financial boost for their live events through the second phase of the Stabilize Program. About $5.6 million in community support went to 60 organizations, including matched funds from 68 pledges, to offset financial losses due to the pandemic and sustain their future. … Continue reading

Alberta

More higher education in northeastern Alberta

News ReleaseMore higher education in northeastern Alberta Alberta’s targeted enrolment expansion program will add more than 400 new seats at Lakeland College, Keyano College and Portage College.   A key part of the recently announced Alberta at Work initiative, the targeted enrolment expansion program invests in new seats in high-demand programs. This investment helps the … Continue reading

Edmonton

City shares plan for a safer and more equitable Edmonton

News Release City shares plan for a safer and more equitable Edmonton City Administration is proposing a comprehensive strategy to advance community safety and well-being in Edmonton. “Edmonton will become one of the first Canadian cities to take this kind of system-wide approach to community safety and well-being,” said City Manager Andre Corbould. “The Community Safety … Continue reading

Philippines

Fitch sees smooth transition, continued focus on infra dev’t

By Joann Villanueva  SMOOTH TRANSITION. Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research expects a smooth transition from the Duterte administration to the next government as unofficial poll count shows former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. leading the presidential race. The industry and credit research firm expects the Marcos administration to continue the current government’s infrastructure program, … Continue reading

Philippines

Sara Duterte to become next DepEd chief: Marcos Jr.

By Filane Mikee Cervantes  Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (File photo) MANILA – Presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said his running mate and vice presidential frontrunner Sara Duterte has agreed to take the helm of the Department of Education. “I think I am already authorized to announce … Continue reading

Philippines

Isko congratulates BBM for leading May 9 prexy race

By Priam Nepomuceno  (PNA file photo)  MANILA – Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso on Tuesday congratulated former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who is leading the May 9 presidential race by a wide margin. “Ngayon naman po mga kababayan, nakikinita na po natin at malapit na rin po yan maging opisyal na meron na pong … Continue reading