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COA hits AMLC for splurging on pricey phones

The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) for buying 16 "high-end" iPhone 7 units for its financial investigators in 2017, which meant it could only buy fewer phones with its budget.   In its annual audit report, COA said AMLC did not comply with its annual procurement plan that provided for the purchase of 24 cell phones at P25,000 each, or a total budget of P600,000.   AMLC instead bought 16 iPhone 7 units at P37,388.88 each, 49.55 percent higher than the approved unit cost. In all, AMLC spent P598,222.08 on the iPhone units.   "There was a reduction in the quantity from 24 to 16, with a difference of eight un...Keep on reading: COA hits AMLC for splurging on pricey phones.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerApr 19th, 2018

Prosecutor robbed of pricey phones

A public prosecutor fell victim to six suspected armed robbers who barged inside a local restaurant and forcibly carted away the former’s two expensive cellular phones on Wednesday night in Caloocan City. Citing a preliminary report, city police chief Senior Supt. Restituto Arcanghel said the victim was identified as Mignon Chrix Cu, a city prosecutor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Let’s Talk About Movie Etiquette and What You Shouldn’t Do

With box office hits likeAvengers: Infinity Warpremiering recently, people have been filling up cinemas to get first dibs at their favorite films. Many even go the extra mile and go for 3-D (if it's available) to immerse themselves more. It's the perfect night-out for me, to be honest. But sometimes our movie-going doesn't always go well. Particularly because of people who break etiquette rules while inside the cinema. And it goes beyond the "no talking" and "silent your phones" rules we're all used to hearing by now. Allow us to list some of them down below as a reminder for us the next time we watch a movie. You can share your own rules too based on your experiences! Unnecessar...Keep on reading: Let’s Talk About Movie Etiquette and What You Shouldn’t Do.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

The 10 best bang-for-buck phones of 2017

Shopping for an affordable smartphone may seem like an effortless act nowadays, what with all the options you have. However, finding the one that hits that sweet spot between affordability and utility can be a challenging endeavor. You're spending your hard-earned money on these gadgets so it's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

As show hits iFlix, Pinoy-made Voltes V game rocks Android phones

As show hits iFlix, Pinoy-made Voltes V game rocks Android phones.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 30th, 2016

Israel hits Iranian and Syrian targets around Damascus – military – BBC News

ISRAEL SAYS  it has hit Iranian targets around the Syrian capital, Damascus. The Israel Defense Forces says the overnight operation […].....»»

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Explosion hits Cotabato City on eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite 

AN explosion occurred in Cotabato City late Sunday, a military official said, a day before the conduct of a plebiscite to determine the fate of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL)….READ The post Explosion hits Cotabato City on eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

9 injured as van hits tree in Bohol

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol --- Nine passengers were injured in a crash when the van they were riding skidded and hit a tree in Garcia Hernandez town in Bohol province on Sunday morning. Those hurt, including an Australian, were brought to hospitals in Jagna town and Tagbilaran City, according to PO3 Elvan Cadiz of the Garcia Hernandez Municipal Police Station. Kenneth Centorias, 23-year-old driver of the van-for-hire, was detained at the police station pending the filing of a complaint of reckless imprudence resulting in multiple physical injuries. The van was heading for Tagbilaran from Jagna town past 11 a.m. when it had an accident. When it reached the national highway in ...Keep on reading: 9 injured as van hits tree in Bohol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News16 hr. 45 min. ago

Data breach hits Cebuana Lhuillier

Data breach hits Cebuana Lhuillier.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Strong undersea quake hits Philippines triggering small tsunami | News | Al Jazeera

Strong undersea quake hits Philippines triggering small tsunami Aljazeera.com Magnitude 6.9 quake strikes off Mindanao, causing small tsunami waves expected to hit southern parts of the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

5.6-magnitude quake hits Davao Oriental

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 16 January) – A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Davao Oriental at 4:03am on Wednesday, January 16, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The epicenter was located 149 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso town and had a depth of 49 km, Phivolcs said. No damage was expected but there will be […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Red tide hits Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 16 January) – Shellfish gathered at Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur had been hit by the toxic red tide and are not fit for human consumption, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warned in a bulletin issued on Monday. Based on the latest laboratory results shellfishes collected at the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Palace hits American NGO for calling PH war zone in disguise | The Manila Times Online

Malacaang on Friday disputed a report that labeled the Philippines as a war zone in disguise over the alleged lethality of the Duterte administrations war on drugs. In a statement,READ The post Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

SE Asia Stocks-Rise on trade optimism, Philippines hits 9-1/2-month closing high

SE Asia Stocks-Rise on trade optimism, Philippines hits 9-1/2-month closing high Reuters Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Friday, with Philippines hitting a nine-and-a-half-month closing high, a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

Shopee brings back Super Gadget Zone Sale with up to 99% off on popular gadgets like Phones, HD TVs, Action Cameras and more

Shopee brings back Super Gadget Zone Sale with up to 99% off on popular gadgets like Phones, HD TVs, Action Cameras and more.....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Siakam hits buzzer-beater to lift Raptors over Suns

    LOS ANGELES, USA – Pascal Siakam banked in the winning shot at the final buzzer as the Toronto Raptors won their ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Rockin’ nuns performing for Pope

LIMA — With millions of YouTube views and hits on Spotify and iTunes, a group of young nun rockers plays one of their biggest gigs next week and thousands of Catholics, including the pope himself, will lap it up. Known as “Siervas” or Servants, the band plays catchy Christian songs that sound indistinguishable from many […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Rock and roll nuns to perform for Pope Francis in Panama World Youth Day

LIMA, Peru – With millions of YouTube views and hits on Spotify and iTunes, a group of young nun rockers play one of their biggest gigs next week, and thousands of Catholics, including the Pope himself, will lap it up. It may be rock and roll, but Twisted Sister they ain't, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Fire hits QC hotel

A fire broke out at a hotel in Quezon City early Thursday morning. No guest was reported hurt. Fire hits QC hotel A fire broke out at a hotel in Quezon City early Thursday morning. No guest was reported hurt. Source link: Fire hits QC hotel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Deadly ISIS-claimed suicide attack hits U.S. forces in north Syria

QAMISHLI, Syria – A suicide attack killed 4 US personnel in northern Syria Wednesday, January 16, costing Washington its worst combat losses in the war-torn country since 2014 as it prepares to withdraw . The bombing, claimed by the Islamic State group (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Nicko Falcis hits back at Kris for saying his family ‘pawns’ to political powers

"At least now it's confirmed: how you rich and powerful people think of us working class --- who have to claw our way to get the proper education to earn a rightful degree, so we can then work long and hard to provide properly for our families." This was Nicko Falcis' reply to Kris Aquino after the latter went live on Facebook on Jan. 15 while in Singapore. In the video, which was also uploaded to Aquino's YouTube account "The Aquinos," she mentioned that the Falcis family is just "pawns" to bigger political powers. "The Falcis family don't realize they are just pawns, parang sa chess," Aquino said then. "They are expendable, being used by bigger political powers, yun ang ibig ...Keep on reading: Nicko Falcis hits back at Kris for saying his family ‘pawns’ to political powers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019