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ILO-Unicef: Child labor in PH prevalent, reaches 3.2 m

Child labor remains prevalent in the Philippines along with the rest of South-Eastern Asia region, according to the International Labor Organization and United Nations.....»»

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House leader thrashes bid to scrap share-listing rules

Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel on Sunday rejected calls for the scrapping of the statutory requirement for new power generation companies to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) of at least 15 percent of their common shares and list on the Philippine Stock Exchange......»»

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VP& rsquo;s net worth jumps to P11.9M via inheritance

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday credited the increase in her 2020 net worth to the estate of her late 83-year-old mother, Salvacion Gerona, who passed away in February 2020......»»

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2 Chinese caught with P1B shabu in separate raids

Two alleged Chinese nationals were arrested as authorities seized around 155 kilograms of suspected shabu with an estimated value of P1.053 billion in two separate drug busts on Sunday......»»

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Footballer Absalon, uncle laid to rest

Football player Kieth Absalon and his uncle Nolven were laid to rest in Masbate City on Sunday, a week after a blast from a land mine planted by communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels killed them......»»

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4th round of oil price hike looms

The country's oil firms will raise pump prices by around P0.60 per liter this week to reflect the movement of prices in the world oil market......»»

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PH & lsquo;hate crime& rsquo; victim in NY recounts verbal abuse

A Filipino consular officer in New York was the latest victim in a series of hate crimes against Asians in the United States after she was verbally assaulted on her way to work last Friday......»»

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Jabs an election issue for Rody s choice& mdash;analyst

The government's COVID-19 response may hold back public support for the presidential candidate that President Rodrigo Duterte, whose six-year term expires in June, will endorse in the 2022 elections, a political strategist said on Friday......»»

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Med-tech group seeks easing of deployment cap

The biggest group of medical technologists in the US is seeking a review of the Philippine cap on the deployment of health care workers to America, the Labor Department said Sunday......»»

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Shortage of nurses feared amid delays in pay, perks

The hazard pay and special risk allowance (SRA) for health workers from January to June 2021 are still being processed by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), the Department of Health (DOH) said on Sunday......»»

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Google launches Doodle for Philippine Independence Day

Google launches a Doodle to celebrate the 123rd Philippine Independence Day......»»

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Premier E3 video game show kicks off with Avatar

The world's premier video game trade show, E3, kicked off online Saturday, celebrating play that "kept us sane" during the pandemic, celebrating fantasy worlds with Ubisoft's new offering "Avatar," and promising a real-world gathering next year......»»

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With internet as lifeblood of Filipino homes, superior after sales service is unique advantage

The pandemic threw many people out of their comfort zones, forcing them to transform their homes into office spaces and classrooms. Home internet became a vital companion of many families......»»

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Google promotes inspiring LGBTQ+ businesses you can support this Pride month and beyond

To promote inclusive economic recovery and help digitize LGBTQ+ MSMEs, Google hosted a social media event called Pride Conversations: Championing LGBTQ+ MSMEs. You can watch the forum on Google Philippines’ YouTube channel to learn about the inspiring stories of the featured businesses below--from food to creatives--that you can support this Pride month and beyond......»»

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Celebrating kindness on TikTok

People around the world come to TikTok to be entertained and to express themselves creatively. The immense diversity of people and content on our platform is what makes TikTok such a special place – from people outlining the sources of their unique qualities through the mosaic trend to sharing their customs and traditional food with #culturechallenge. Last year, TikTok celebrated the creators, diversity, community and culture on the platform that brought positivity and joy to life through the  #ItStartsOnTikTok campaign. We are driven by our passion to maintain a welcoming environment for our global community, and over the last year we’ve introduced a range of features aimed at fostering kindness and preventing bullying......»»

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EG sends home all-Pinoy TNC Predator after best of three back-and-forth

Evil Geniuses (EG) eliminated all-Filipino team TNC Predator from the WePlay AniMajor on Friday (Philippine time)......»»

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Former PBA Stars embark on moto-vlogging venture, reaches 100k milestone

Jayjay Helterbrand, a former Most Valuable Player in the Philippine Basketball Association, celebrated with former PBA Rookie of the Year Rico Maierhofer as their YouTube channel 'PBAmotoclub' surpassed 100,000 subscribers......»»

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Mongkolpetch stays unbeaten, outclasses Mahmoudi at ONE: FULL BLAST II

Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy kept his record immaculate in ONE Super Series Muay Thai after another impressive showing.  .....»»

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Former PBL commissioner joins VisMin Super Cup as consultant

Former Philippine Basketball League commissioner Chino Trinidad is returning to the basketball scene as consultant of the maiden Mindanao leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, which will unfold on June 22......»»

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Azkals show aggressive side in 3-0 blanking of Guam

The Philippine Azkals showed their aggressive side this time around as they blanked Guam, 3-0, in the joint 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers at the Sharjah Stadium on Friday evening (Manila time) at the United Arab Emirates......»»

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