Philippines

Australia to ship P48.3-M worth of walk-in freezers to PH

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Australian government is set to deliver by this month eight walk-in cold storage rooms amounting to AUD1.38 million (approximately PHP48.3 million) to help Philippine provinces store their sensitive vaccines like Pfizer. The donation is part of Australia’s PHP1.25 billion aid to support Manila in its response … Continue reading

Philippines

P1.3-B Aussie aid to provide support in PH vaccine rollout

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Australia is allocating about 35.9 million Australian dollars (about PHP1.3 billion) to support Manila in its vaccine rollout, mostly through technical support and capacity-building efforts, its embassy in the Philippines said Friday. The support, initially announced last month after a meeting between senior Philippine government officials and Australian … Continue reading

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US, Australia mobilize aid to help ‘Rolly’-hit PH

US, Australia mobilize aid to help ‘Rolly’-hit PH By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   Aerial photo of super typhoon Rolly aftermath in Catandanues. (Photo from National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Facebook page) MANILA – The United States and Australia have mobilized humanitarian assistance to support the Philippines recover from the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly last … Continue reading

ICTSI chooses Australian company 1Stop as port community and appointment system provider
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ICTSI chooses Australian company 1Stop as port community and appointment system provider

News Release ICTSI chooses Australian company 1Stop as port community and appointment system provider In its efforts to limit peaks of trucks around the port area and balance their flow on city roads, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) will be implementing a Container Booking System that will manage the arrivals and departures of trucks … Continue reading

Suspect in Edmonton sexual assault arrested in Australia
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Suspect in Edmonton sexual assault arrested in Australia

News Release Suspect in Edmonton sexual assault arrested in Australia  Two officers from the Edmonton Police Service recently travelled to Australia to transport Nicholas Lemont, 24, back to Edmonton on charges that include sexual assault with a weapon and forcible confinement. On Friday, June 22, 2012 at approximately 1 a.m., a male suspect allegedly gained … Continue reading