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Does Weather Affect Internet Connection?

Wireless internet technology has revolutionized the way we access and use information, but it is not immune to interference, including extreme weather. Understanding the impact of weather on internet connectivity requires knowledge of how transmitters such as satellites, radios, and cell towers send ultrasonic waves to be picked up by the receiving antenna. Real-world conditions […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2023Related News

Why Wait?

As a lupus patient, I spend a lot of time waiting in doctors’ offices – a LOT of time. As much as I loathe waiting, I have learned to use my wait times in doctors’ offices more productively. Sometimes I read my Bible or a book to prepare for an upcoming study. Sometimes I pray […].....»»

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Branch Expansion Help Boosts Job Creation in PH

While many Filipinos are going abroad to find a job, there are still many employment opportunities in the country that await job seekers with the continued expansion of businesses in various industries. According to the latest Labor Force Survey, the employment rate increased to 95.5% in October 2022. BDO’s community bank BDO Network Bank continues […].....»»

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Crypto Hub on the Rise as Binance Hosts Meetup with Cebuano Traders

Binance, the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, has set its sights on the Philippines with a mission to support the growth of the crypto ecosystem in the country. The company recently held a meetup with Cebuano traders on January 18th and has reported seeing a lot of activity in the city of Cebu, […].....»»

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US, China may go to War in 2025: US General

An internal memo from the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command head, General Mike Minihan, has warned that the US and China are at risk of going to war in two years, according to a report by NBC News. The general told officers under his command to prepare, including through target practice, in case of conflict. […].....»»

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DOLE’s SEnA Awarded Over P44-M to Workers in 2022

Around 2,000 workers with disputes with their employers have benefitted from the Single Entry Approach (SEnA) program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in 2022. What is SEnA? SEnA is a DOLE program that assists workers with disputes with their employers. SEnA will provide a speedy, impartial, inexpensive, and accessible settlement procedure to […].....»»

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List of Fastest-Growing Jobs in the Philippines

From the rise in skills-based hiring to the demand for hybrid work, the employment landscape has been undergoing a wave of changes. As professionals in the Philippines enter the new year, understanding where some of the fastest-growing jobs lie can help them better prepare for the next move – whether they are looking to make […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2023Related News

Fire Hits Brgy Guadalupe

An afternoon fire broke out in Sambag 4, Gervacio Street, Brgy. Guadalupe, Cebu City last January 19, 2023. The Cebu City Fire Department said they received the fire alarm at around 5:10 PM. The fire is under control around 5:41 PM and was declared fire out at around 5:59 PM. The fire hit a residential […].....»»

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An “Iconic Tower” Proposed in SRP

We may be able to see an iconic tower soon to rise at the South Road Properties as a private company proposed its construction to the Cebu City government. In a Facebook post by Cebu City Public Information Office, a 155-floor tower is proposed to rise at the South Road Properties (SRP). The height of […].....»»

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PH Aims to Attract Nearly 5M Foreign Travelers in 2023

The Department of Tourism (DOT) aims to attract 5 million foreign visitors this year, according to Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco in a television interview on Thursday. Frasco noted that around 2.6 million tourists visited the country last year, and the target for 2023 is to double that number to around a minimum of 4.8 […].....»»

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Your Gut Deserves Good Stuff

Little did we know that our gut has a crucial role in our health, safety, and survival. Making it so is a big deal. Our gut is a 9-meter-long organ with more than 800 folds, and if put out flat, it would cover a full-size tennis court. It includes 1.5 to 2 kilograms of germs […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2023Related News

New Cell Therapy Approach for Cancer Treatment Developed

Scientists at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a new cell therapy approach that has the potential to eliminate established tumors and prevent cancer from recurring, as published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. This comes as the team of scientists tested their dual-action, cancer-killing vaccine in an advanced mouse model of the deadly […].....»»

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Is It Just the Common Cough or Something More Serious?

A cough is one of the most frequent ailments and, in fact, the body’s defensive response when anything irritates the airways or the throat. Even though the occasional cough is normal, a chronic cough lasting for several weeks, or months should be investigated by a doctor, more so, if accompanied by other symptoms like fever, […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2023Related News

Ukrainian Interior Minister Killed in Helicopter Crash Near Kyiv

A portion of the top brass of Ukraine’s interior ministry were killed in a helicopter crash outside of Kyiv on Thursday, January 19 (Philippine Standard Time), according to Ukrainian officials. Reports added that 14 people were recovered at the crash site in the city of Brovary, including all nine individuals on board the helicopter. Moreover, […].....»»

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Cybercriminals Empty Fans’ Wallets Ahead of New Series Release

“The Last of Us”, one of the most anticipated series based on the PlayStation game of the same name, is finally coming out on HBO channel on 15th January 2023. Knowing that after the series release the “The Last of Us” universe will have hundreds of thousands of new fans, cybercriminals are already plotting new […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2023Related News

PH Exceeded 2022 GDP Projections: Diokno

Philippine economic growth is likely to have exceeded the target of 6.5 to 7.5 percent in 2022, according to estimates stated by the national government, the Presidential Communications Office said. Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno made the estimate in a meeting with President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr in Davos, Switzerland as part of the Philippine delegation […].....»»

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5 Healthy Digital Habits for 2023

Early January is a great time to start using healthy digital habits and you still have time to make a promise to yourself and try to follow them during the next year. Kaspersky experts have prepared a list of simple healthy digital habits that can strengthen the safety of your personal data and even make […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2023Related News

5 Key Signs of a Happy Marriage: How to Keep the Spark Alive in Your Relationship

Marriage is a beautiful bond between two individuals who have decided to spend the rest of their lives together. However, getting married is one thing, but keeping the boat steady in the midst of the challenges of life and co-existing with one another, in the long run, is far easier said than done, and maintaining […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2023Related News

Buoyant Ph Job Market Back at Pre-Pandemic Level

JobStreet released the latest “2022-2023 Outlook – Hiring, Compensation, and Benefits Report” providing fresh insights on the Philippine job market. In the Philippines, 1 in 2 companies made up of primarily large companies with more than 160 employees reported that their hiring plan is back to the pre-pandemic levels. However, the pandemic’s impact, which includes […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2023Related News

My New* Bible

Every Christmas, after our traditional turkey dinner, I look forward to unwrapping a gift with my new Bible for the next year. My excitement is not being presumptuous. Every single year, since I-can’t-remember-when, son #1 has made it his tradition to give me a new Bible translation. In the last few Christmases, I received a […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2023Related News