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Villancico Vocal Ensemble at Bamboo Organ fest

The Villancico Vocal Ensemble is a group of choral music enthusiasts founded in 2009 by the Junior Music Educators Guild of UP Diliman College of Music under the baton of conductor Eudenice V. Palaruan.  It formed out of spontaneous music-making during leisure time, which eventually turned out to be an established non-profit singing group.  .....»»

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& lsquo;Madrasta& rsquo; airs suspenseful finale

Top-rating GMA series Madrasta is set to air its heart-tugging finale tomorrow, Feb. 21......»»

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Band girl

Often the problem of a young band is the tendency to focus on the production of noises instead of creating ear-pleasing melodies from which musical elements take their route. Too much youth energy may affect group dynamics in unfavorable ways, resulting to acts with overloaded attitude but lacking musicality......»»

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52 phenomenal Filipinas vie for local pageant& rsquo;s most coveted crown

On Valentine’s Day, fifty-two candidates—vying for the most coveted title in local pageantry, Miss Universe Philippines—were presented to the press at the Maynila Ballroon of Manila Hotel. .....»»

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Catriona leads SAMSUNG Galaxy S20, Z Flip launch in Philippines

With the arrival of the Galaxy S20 and Z Flip, SAMSUNG officially announces renowned fashion photographer BJ Pascual, same-day edit king Jason Magbanua, and 2018 Miss Universe Catriona Gray as the brand ambassadors of the newest devices of the decade......»»

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LG Shares the Good Life with Shelter of Hope

During the holidays late last year, LG, together with Netflix, held an intimate launch event for their Christmas animated feature film Klaus......»»

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Distribution of DDoS attacks through week in 2019

Analysis has revealed that the number of attacks blocked by Kaspersky DDoS Protection in Q4 2018 amounts to only 56% of attacks detected in Q4 2019. Further investigation of botnet activity reveals that around 28% of attacks happened on weekends, with the share of attacks on Sundays growing by two and a half percentage points - reaching 13%. These are findings from the Kaspersky Q4 2019 DDoS attacks report. .....»»

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Q4 rankings: Vivo is top 2 smartphone vendor in the Philippines

Showing no signs of slowing down, Vivo established a 25% total market share in Q4 of 2019 to take second spot in the local smartphone industry rankings......»»

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Geniusto brings full digital banking services to Camalig Bank

The Camalig Bank, Inc. (A Rural Bank) has partnered with dominant financial technology firm Geniusto Philippines Inc., to bring full digital banking services in Bicol that could be a game-changer in the region’s banking space......»»

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Weinstein trial jury reaches no verdict

New York―Jurors in ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein’s high-profile sex crimes trial ended their first day of deliberations Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the case seen as a watershed in the #MeToo movement......»»

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Pag-IBIG loan up 15%

Home loan releases of Pag-IBIG Fund posted double-digit growth for the fourth consecutive year with the agency setting new record-highs in housing accomplishments in 2019......»»

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Bill to expand Leyte ID Estate

Tingog Party-list Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez and her husband, House Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez have sought to convert and expand the Leyte Industrial Development Estate into the Leyte Ecological Industrial Zone to further propel economic growth......»»

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Spitting Chinese national arrested by authorities

Government agents detained a 50-year-old Chinese national who was recently caught on viral video showing him spitting on a policeman who arrested him for a traffic violation in Manila......»»

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Phivolcs reports downtrend in Taal activity

Thirty volcanic earthquakes, weak plume emission and “below instrumental detection” sulfur dioxide emission have been observed in Taal for the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Wednesday......»»

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Mental health policy in firms pushed

The Department of Labor and Employment has mandated the adoption and implementation of mental health policies and programs in workplaces......»»

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& lsquo;Suspend Florida Bus for deaths& rsquo;

A commuter group has asked  the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board for the suspension of the franchise of the Florida Bus Services Inc. particularly those plying the Manila-Cagayan route......»»

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3 honest airport employees lauded

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has commended three employees of Puerto Princesa International Airport for honesty......»»

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Active, ex-PhilHealth officials charged

Former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, along with an ex-Philippine Health Insurance Corp. employee, on Wednesday filed a graft complaint against former and active PhilHealth officials before the Office of the Ombudsman for issuing fake premium receipts to overseas Filipino workers......»»

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Exempt sale, importation, sale of & lsquo;meds& rsquo; from VAT & mdash; Imee

Aside from the implementation of the Maximum Retail Price on 133 medicines,  Senator Imee Marcos on Wednesday said the government can still do more to make medicine prices the cheapest possible. .....»»

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Air Asia begins flights to GenSan from Clark

Air Asia Philippines said it will mount flights to General Santos from Clark and Cebu starting March 29 this year. .....»»

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