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Cities of the Future: What Trends has WFH Model Brought to Urban-Living?

By Chris Connell, Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Kaspersky Many crises cause societies to explore new opportunities, and the pandemic followed by the switch to WFH model is no exception. It is likely to accelerate underlying trends in urban living and enhance the quality of life for city-dwellers. Even though the pandemic isn’t over […].....»»

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World Vision, CWC Ink Agreement for Child Labor Initiative Project ACE

International child-focused organization World Vision and the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) recently signed, in a virtual ceremony, the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to closely work together for the Project Against Child Exploitation (Project ACE), funded by the United States Department of Labor (US-DOL). The signing event was graced online by various stakeholders […].....»»

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$40-M COVAX Plant to be Built in Bulacan

The COVID-19 vaccines (COVAX) maker Dr. Zen Biotech, Inc. plans to put up a manufacturing plant in First Bulacan Industrial Estate in Malolos City. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez presented the upcoming construction of the COVAX manufacturing facility on Thursday. Dr. Zen Biotech, Inc. Manufacturing plant will project cost is […].....»»

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Typhoon Bising Rapidly Intensifies while Approaching PH

Typhoon Bising continues to strengthen as it creeps closer to the Philippines with its last location being 705 km. east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its severe weather bulletin issued at 5 a.m. on Saturday that typhoon Bising is moving west-northwest at 20 […].....»»

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Prince Philip to Be Laid to Rest Today

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and late husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will be laid to rest today, Saturday, April 17, 2021. Prince Philip died at age of 99 on the April 9, 2021 at Windsor Castle. He died two months short of his 100th birthday. The Duke of Edinburgh, born as Prince Philip of […].....»»

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More Filipinos Open to Work Remotely — JobStreet New Report

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the working environment, many Filipinos have reportedly shown interest to work remotely while the willingness to work abroad decreases. Leading online job portal JobStreet has released its latest job report entitled Decoding Global Talent. More than 190 countries participated, including the Philippines, to determine people’s willingness to work […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 28th, 2021Related News

44% of Enterprises Have a Security Team Within Their Wider IT Department

Cybersecurity is managed by a dedicated department among half (52%) of enterprises, while only 20% of companies of this size have an in-house Security Operation Center (SOC) responsible for continuous monitoring and responding to security incidents. Yet, improving internal specialists’ expertise was listed as the second most important reason to increase the IT security budget […].....»»

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Wait For Your Turn, Follow Prioritization: DOH

After reports of non-medical frontliners getting vaccinated for COVID-19, the Department of Health (DOH) and the National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF) orders to strictly follow the approved prioritization framework. DOH and NTF said that there is only a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines intended for medical frontliners and health workers as they are more […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Get Your Game Face On and 'SpeakUpForNature in Earth Hour

The international gaming community is set to come together for Earth Hour: Your Turn–the first-ever collaborative global live streaming event of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Network. The virtual streaming series, which will run from March 13 to 28, aims to raise funds to support WWF’s environmental conservation efforts around the globe to […].....»»

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Lenovo Holds First-ever EdVision Summit to Address Gap in Learning Under the New Normal

Global technology leader Lenovo held the inaugural virtual EdVision Summit to facilitate a platform for educators to share their experiences and best practices in education transformation under the new normal, brought in close collaboration with Microsoft and powered by Intel vPro®. As part of Lenovo’s ongoing commitment to education in the Philippines, the Summit allows […].....»»

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Xiaomi Announces Price Drops for Its Redmi Note 9 Series

Save PHP 1,000 at Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 9 series price drops promo! Get a Redmi Note 9s 4GB + 64GB variant now for only PHP 9,490 or a 6GB + 128 GB variant for only PHP 10,490. You can also purchase a Redmi Note 9 Pro 6GB + 64 GB variant at PHP 10,990 or […].....»»

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CLI Continues to Build New Condos

Despite delays caused by the pandemic, the condominium industry is still lively for Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI). CLI said that the continued rise in demand for housing from young professionals and entrepreneurs is key to the sustained growth of the condo market in Cebu, per PNA. CLI also announced in a press briefing that they […].....»»

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World Bank: Time For PH to Tax Online/Digital Business Transactions

World bank urges the Philippines to start processing the collection of value-added tax (VAT) on online businesses and other digital transactions. Countries in asia like the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia have lost $5 billion potential revenues due to the failure of applying VAT on digital transactions. Potential revenue losses may increase to […].....»»

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Cebu Condo Demand Still Strong Amid Pandemic

The condominium housing demand in Metro Cebu is still doing very good, in fact it was labelled as “strong” despite the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI), the strong demand on condo units mostly comes from mobile professionals and entrepreneurs. Cebu’s condo stocks as of the third quarter of last year was 45,000. […].....»»

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Investments Continue to Pour into PH amid Pandemic

The raging coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not enough of a reason to stop people from investing, as the government reports that investments on new business opportunities continue amid the pandemic. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr., recently said during a press briefing on Thursday that the reopening of the economy and the continuation of business […].....»»

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Consolacion Starts Vaccination

The town of Consolacion in the northern part of Cebu starts their coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. The vaccination took place at the Mendero Medical Center where 145 frontliners are subject for vaccination including the hospital’s CEO, Dr. Samuel Mendero III. Frontliners who were registered and subject for vaccination will be divided into three […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 16th, 2021Related News

SEC Online Submission Tool Now Live

Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) launched its online submission tool (OST) which will accept different reports such as financial statements (AFS), general information sheet (GIS), and other important annual reports. All of these documents were submitted in person to the SEC before the launching of the OST, which allows for the submission of different […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 16th, 2021Related News

More Vaccines for Cebu Health Workers

The Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH)-7 is ensuring every health worker’s safety by targeting more of them to be vaccinated. Today, another 44,800 additional doses of china-made sinovac vaccine arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) via Philippine Airlines. DOH-7 Chief Pathologist Dr. Mary Jean Loreche disclosed that they there are only a […].....»»

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Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 10 Now in the Philippines

Xiaomi, the global technology leader announced the official arrival of its mid-range smartphone device — Redmi Note 10 in the Philippines. Dubbed as The AMOLED Explorer, Redmi Note 10 continues Xiaomi’s commitment to providing the latest smartphone advancements to all and redefining the mid-range king in the industry. The Redmi Note 10 is equipped with […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 15th, 2021Related News

Enjoy Cool Deals with foodpanda’s Summer Kick-Off Vouchers

Instead of spending your summer days in a hot kitchen making a meal or a snack, have your favorite food delivered straight to your doorstep as foodpanda kicks-off the season with summer discounts and free food deliveries. foodpanda will definitely help you beat the heat with these vouchers that you can use until March 27 […].....»»

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