First MERSCoV patient discharged from hospital

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on First MERSCoV patient discharged from hospital 

150220182604Department of Health (DOH) spokesperson, Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy, and Acting Health Secretary Janette L. Garin announce that the first case of MERSCoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus) in the Philippines, a Filipina nurse, had been discharged from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) on Friday (February 20, 2015) during the press briefing at the SMX Convention in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)LAM/jor

Implementing rules and regulations of Food Safety Act of 2013

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Implementing rules and regulations of Food Safety Act of 2013 

150220174531Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala discusses the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Food Safety Act of 2013 (RA 10611) after its signing on Friday (February 20, 2015) at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Also in photo are Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner John P. Sevilla and Acting Health Secretary Janette L. Garin. (PNA photo by Rico H.Borja)LAM/rhb

UK Trade and Investment in Manila

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on UK Trade and Investment in Manila 

150220175715Iain Mansfield, director of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Manila, delivers his closing remarks on Friday (February 20, 2015) during the UK Education Conference at the New World Hotel in Makati City. Mansfield leads the commercial team within the British Embassy to promote and support UK business links with the Philippines, including highlighting the major opportunities in the Philippines. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)LAM/bvb