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 2021-01-21 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

A Feature-rich Ink Tank Printers for Faster, More Affordable Prints...

The future of business printing is changing, and with the shift to remote working, SOHOs and small-office environments, Brother has developed a new line of compact, space-saving print solutions that deliver improved user-friendliness, print speeds and ste...

 2021-01-21 23:14 

ABS-CBN

SAPUL SA CCTV: Bagong biling e-bike ninakaw sa Maynila...

Sapul sa CCTV ang pagnanakaw ng isang e-bike sa Malate, Maynila....

 2021-01-21 23:12 

Manila Bulletin

Troops, NPA collecting revolutionary taxes clash in Misamis Oriental...

BUTUAN CITY Government troops clashed with a band of New People's Army rebels collecting revolutionary taxes in the hinterlands of Barangay San Juan, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental Wednesday. 1st Lt. Jefferson Mariano, Civil Military Operations (CMO) of...

 2021-01-21 23:08 

Manila Bulletin

Is Sandara Park sick? Fans worried about her swollen neck...

Sandara Park on 'Video Star' with a swollen neck (Screenshots from MBC Every 1's "Video Star") Fans have expressed their concern that something is wrong with Korean star Sandara Park's health after seeing her on a Korean TV show. S...

 2021-01-21 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

PCCI taps Huawei as tech partner for innovation center...

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has partnered with China's Huawei, the world's biggest technology company, to power its innovation center that seeks to provide an IT ecosystem to Filipino engineers and young professionals. T...

 2021-01-21 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

A USB Drive to Record the Unforgettable Memories in the New Year...

To celebrate the New Year, Kingston Technology, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announces the launch of the limited-edition 2021 Mini Cow USB Flash Drive in Philippines. As one of the 12-collectible designs from the Kings...

 2021-01-21 22:50 

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Global stocks mixed as Lagarde warns of continued Covid-19 drag...

NEW YORK Global stocks were mixed Thursday, with the Nasdaq pushing to a fresh record on lingering optimism over the US presidential transition while European Central Bank Chief Christine Lagarde warned of continued challenges from Covid-19. Thursday'...

 2021-01-21 22:37 

ABS-CBN

4 na umano'y kidnappers patay sa engkuwentro sa QC...

Patay ang 4 na hinihinalang kidnappers sa engkuwentro ng mga pulis sa Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City Biyernes ng madaling-araw....

 2021-01-21 22:36 

Manila Bulletin

SquidPay taps MultiSys to upgrade digital platforms...

Fastest-growing payment solutions provider SquidPay has tapped leading software solutions company Multisys Technologies Corporation to upgrade its existing system platforms. SquidPay is a major shareholder of Premiere Horizon Alliance Corporation—on...

 2021-01-21 22:30 

Manila Bulletin

Safeguard measure on cars, LCVs to stunt industry growth by 5 years...

The implementation of the safeguard measure on imported completely built-up (CBU) passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) is expected to stunt industry growth, pulling back by five years or to 2016 level as sales are projected to hit 397,000 u...

 2021-01-21 22:08 

Cebu Daily News

BREAKING: Magnitude 7.1 quake rattles Mindanao seas; Intensity V felt in GenSan...

Update MANILA, Philippines — A 7.1 magnitude quake jolted a large part of Mindanao and was felt as far as Zamboanga City at 8:23 p.m. Thursday, sending people out of houses and buildings here, most of them not wearing their face masks. A bulletin fr...

 2021-01-21 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

Healing and recovery...

Most of us are still trying to recover from the all-nighter we did to watch the end of a bratty, snobbish Donald Trump presidency Wednesday that ended in the wee hours of Thursday morning. The assumption of Joseph Biden as the 46 th president of the US of...

 2021-01-21 22:00 

ABS-CBN

Hinihinalang gun-for-hire, nakuhanan ng mga baril sa checkpoint sa Antipolo...

Arestado ang isang nagpakilalang dating sundalo sa isang checkpoint sa Marcos Highway, Bgy. Dela Paz sa Antipolo City Huwebes ng madaling-araw matapos masabat sa kanya ang ilang matataas na kalibre ng baril, mga bala, patalim, at pekeng plaka....

 2021-01-21 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

Tree planting now required for PPA contracts, accreditation, permits...

Anyone seeking a contract, accreditation or permit from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) starting next month, February 2, must plant a thousand trees, or a hundred thousand if he wants to operate a port. The effectivity date marks the end of the 15-da...

 2021-01-21 21:55 

Philippine Star

SWS: Gov't cash aid recipients barely increased in November...
 2021-01-21 21:48 

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Climate advocates among first to cheer new US president...

MANILA, Philippines — Climate groups on Thursday welcomed newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden's move to reenter the Paris Agreement, but stressed that the United States must make up for its historical role in the climate crisis. Among the f...

 2021-01-21 21:46 

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PUP studes rap Duterte Youth over threat...

MANILA, Philippines — Student leaders of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) claimed that they were threatened by party list group Duterte Youth just hours after they submitted on Wednesday their position paper opposing the possible ...

 2021-01-21 21:44 

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SSS, PhilHealth premium freeze OK'd in House...

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives approved on Thursday two measures that would empower President Duterte to suspend legally mandated increases in premium contributions to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and the So...

 2021-01-21 21:42 

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DOJ: Pimentel didn't break quarantine...

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Prosecutor General (OPG) under the Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed for lack of probable cause the complaint against Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III accusing him of violating quarantine prot...

 2021-01-21 21:40 

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Nissan to shut down Laguna plant...

MANILA, Philippines — Japanese carmaker Nissan will close its sole car assembly plant in Laguna in March, marking the latest shutdown in an industry that has been finding fewer reasons to make cars in the Philippines when it is cheaper to make them ...

 2021-01-21 21:32 

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Lacson advises vaccine czar to 'watch his back'...

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday said he advised President Duterte's vaccine czar to "watch his back" as he may be surrounded by people who were out to serve their own interests. In a series of tweets, Lacson said he...

 2021-01-21 21:30 

Manila Bulletin

Emirates trials IATA Travel Pass...

Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world to trial the IATA Travel Pass, a 'digital passport' that verifies passengers' pre-travel test or vaccination to com...

 2021-01-21 21:30 

Manila Bulletin

NTA allots P10-M to augment operations of Kadiwa meat processing facility...

The Department of Agriculture's (DA) National Tobacco Administration (NTA), which currently operates a state-owned meat processing facility in Ilocos Sur, will set aside P10 million to augment the facility's operations. This, according to DA, is h...

 2021-01-21 21:30 

Inquirer.net

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Economic contraction seen slowing to 6%...

The gradual easing of COVID-19 quarantine measures likely narrowed gross domestic product (GDP) contraction in the fourth quarter of last year to single-digit, but this would not stop the Philippine economy from sliding to its worst post-war recession in ...

 2021-01-21 21:30 

Manila Bulletin

BPI to absorb BPI Family Savings Bank in merger...

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is merging with BPI Family Savings Bank (BFSB), its wholly owned thrift bank subsidiary, with BPI as the surviving entity. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, BPI said the merger, which it hopes to comple...

 2021-01-21 21:24 

Inquirer.net

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Road maps, not fads...

Road maps are often the secret to success. But if the correct discipline is not used, much of the road map work done just becomes a fad. I learned this in my eight years with Xerox Corp. at its New York, US national and global offices. When I returned to ...

 2021-01-21 21:22 

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Mass layoffs worst in Q4 2020...

MANILA, Philippines — Mass layoffs worsened in the last quarter of 2020 and millions of workers continue to suffer from no pay or reduced pay a year since COVID-19 broke out, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole). Nearly half of...

 2021-01-21 21:22 

Inquirer.net

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SSS chief: Fund facing P14.9-B deficit amid halt in contribution hike...

Stopping the mandatory hike in private workers' monthly contributions to the Social Security System (SSS) this year would result in P41.37 billion in foregone collections and could place the state-run pension fund's bottom line in the red, its top...

 2021-01-21 21:20 

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PH loan rates expected to remain low amid muted inflation outlook...

Local borrowing rates will remain low for the foreseeable future in an effort to boost economic growth after being savaged by the coronavirus pandemic last year, according to the central bank. In an online press briefing, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)...

 2021-01-21 21:20 

Inquirer.net

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DFA stops foreign travels amid cash crunch...

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. ordered a stop to foreign travels in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) as it bared the depletion of a revolving fund for the printing of passports. Locsin said the DFA already owed the...

 2021-01-21 21:20 

Inquirer.net

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Gilas pool eager to have Sotto in bubble...

The national pool is eager to have Kai Sotto in the training bubble, something that is getting closer to reality after the 7-foot-3 teenager announced on social media that he is excited to have "an opportunity to play" for Gilas Pilipinas in the t...

 2021-01-21 21:18 

Inquirer.net

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Filinvest joins REIT wave with IPO-headed firm...

Gotianun-led Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) is planning an initial public offering (IPO) for a new real estate investment trust (REIT) that will hold its portfolio of leasable assets catering to the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector. FLI's board of...

 2021-01-21 21:16 

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Sandiganbayan junks plea of Enrile aide...

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan again junked the motion for temporary release of Jessica Lucila Reyes, the former chief of staff of former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, who is detained due to a plunder case related to the pork barrel scam. Enrile ...

 2021-01-21 21:16 

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Waiting for inspiration, PSEi still feeling blah on fifth day...

The local stock barometer dipped for the fifth straight session on Thursday as foreign investors continued to dump local equities. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) lost 3.01 points or 0.04 percent to close at 7,140.29. "The PSEi ended flat a...

 2021-01-21 21:14 

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Probe of police body camera project pushed...

MANILA, Philippines — Congressmen pushed for an investigation of the delay in the Philippine National Police's body camera project which was allotted P334 million in 2018. In House Resolution No. 1480, leftist lawmakers questioned why the projec...

 2021-01-21 21:14 

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DAR gifts its retirees with agricultural lands...

Retired employees of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) have been included in the agency's land reform program in its goal of keeping the country's agricultural lands from being turned into commercial and industrial sites. Agrarian Reform Sec...

 2021-01-21 21:12 

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ABS-CBN makes bigger free TV comeback via TV5 partnership...

Media giant ABS-CBN Corp. announced a partnership with rival TV5 that would allow more of its popular content to air on free television across the Philippines. ABS-CBN said on Thursday its programs "ASAP Natin 'To" and "FPJ: Da King" w...

 2021-01-21 21:12 

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Simultaneous Metro Manila inoculation eyed...

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 vaccination programs of all the 16 cities and one municipality in Metro Manila will be done simultaneously even if local government units (LGUs) have different inoculation plans. Paraaque City Mayor and Metro Manil...

 2021-01-21 21:10 

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Austria tells Sariaya youth: Don't give up on sporting dreams...

San Miguel Beer champion coach Leo Austria urged the youth in his hometown Sariaya, Quezon province, to continue chasing their sporting dreams amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Austria, who steered the Beermen to five straight all-Filipino championships before y...

 2021-01-21 21:10 

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PET questions Calida interest in private case...

MANILA, Philippines — The Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), comprised of the entire Supreme Court, admonished Solicitor General Jose Calida for his inordinate interest in a private electoral protest that does not involve his principal client, t...

 2021-01-21 21:10 

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'No power disconnection' policy extension pushed...

Low-income households have to be spared from possible disconnection of electricity services due to unpaid bills for as long as quarantine restrictions continue to take a toll on people's livelihood, according to Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian. For this reaso...

 2021-01-21 21:08 

ABS-CBN

Umano'y gunrunner, patay matapos 'manlaban' sa Nueva Ecija...

Patay ang isang lalaking sangkot umano sa gun running activities at arms trafficking matapos ang isang shootout umano sa Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija nitong Huwebes....

 2021-01-21 21:01 

Inquirer.net

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Flexibility, safety, convenience vital for consumers in 2021...

This year, consumers will crave convenience, invest in mental health, and seek to reconnect with nature. These are among the 10 consumer trends global market research company Euromonitor International expects will define markets this year as the COVID-19 ...

 2021-01-21 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

SSS can't absorb rate hike deferment...

State-run Social Security System (SSS) warned that the suspension of the scheduled increase in member-contribution will considerably strain the already dire financial position of the pension fund. During the House Committee on Government Enterprises and P...

 2021-01-21 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

ICTSI's Colombia Terminal hits 1 million TEU milestone...

Another International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) joint venture, this time in Colombia, South America, hit its one millionth twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) milestone this month, despite the pandemic. It was a positive year opener for So...

 2021-01-21 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

FLI unveils REIT plans...

Filinvest Land Inc. is planning to convert its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cyberzone Properties Inc. (CPI), into a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Company. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, FLI said the move has been approved by its Board...

 2021-01-21 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

Farmers also suffer from rising cost of farm commodities at retail...

Amid low farm-gate prices, farmers are also suffering from the rising retail cost of farm commodities, a farmer-leader said. In a virtual briefing on Wednesday, Joseph Canlas, Alyansa ng mga Magbubukid sa Gitnang Luzon, said farmers don't benefit from...

 2021-01-21 20:58 

Inquirer.net

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9 things businesses must pay attention to...

The level of disruption forced upon businesses in 2020 was unimaginable. Some were shell-shocked but still managed to stretch resources to live another day. Still, some were more ahead of the curve and gained more despite the crisis. With the start of 202...

 2021-01-21 20:03 

ABS-CBN

Overpass sa Davao City, isinara muna dahil sa mga nakitang bitak...

Pansamantalang isinara ang isang overpass sa Matina Crossing, Davao City dahil sa nakitang mga bitak na sanhi ng magnitude 7.1 na lindol sa dagat labas ng Mindanao Huwebes ng gabi....

 2021-01-21 19:05 

ABS-CBN

UP-DND accord 'destined to be problematic': CHED chairman...

MANILA - The agreement between the University of the Philippines and Department of National Defense that regulated police and military operations in UP campuses "was destined to be problematic," Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Prosp...

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