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China manufacturing data shows small rebound in September

Factory activity in China improved slightly in September, according to official data published Wednesday, showing a small rebound in the economy ahead of the week-long National Day public holiday......»»

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No quick fixes

It will be a long hard climb to economic recovery, not just for the Philippines, but the entire world......»»

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Finally, lower credit card rates, charges

Finally, after allowing the banks and their credit card issuing subsidiaries make piles and piles of money, with untrammeled abandon, at the expense of consumers and the cardholders, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has put a stop to their practice of onerous and extortionate charges that cry to high heavens for justice......»»

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A performer and achiever

During the 2019 elections, one of the candidates for the Senate was a close aide of President Duterte, Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go......»»

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Weaponizing SALN

What prompted Ombudsman Samuel Martires to issue that memorandum limiting the access of any individual to a public official’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth?.....»»

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Coordinated inauthenticity

Filipinos have a love-hate relationship with social media giant Facebook. But we can’t seem to leave it anyway. What started out as a platform to share the mundane details of our everyday lives—the food we just ate, that vacation we took with the family, that present we received from the significant other, even the song that keeps playing in our head—evolved, over the years, into something we think we know and cannot do without......»»

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Huawei hosts online event on Intelligent IP Infrastructure for banks

With banks embracing new technologies to remain flexible in the new normal, Huawei recently hosted the next generation Intelligent IP Infrastructure conference to highlight the need to adopt an evolving business model and the customer-centric approach for the next decade......»»

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Learning is Trending on 'TikTokU - 18B Views and Counting!

In recent months, TikTok has been flooded with amazing educational posts. This content revolution, known as #TikTokU, focuses on teaching and learning, and has transformed the app into an alternative and accessible means of discovering new ideas online. Through #TikTokU, creators have been able to share practical knowledge and life-changing advice with millions of followers on the platform......»»

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Making new sports traditions with LG technology

It is a well-known fact that Filipino families love watching sports. It has actually become a tradition for most – catching live basketball games, trying to get a glimpse or a selfie with your favorite player together with the kids, and eating out at a favorite restaurant after. It is a wholesome ritual that creates unforgettable memories. With the pandemic however, this tradition abruptly came to a halt for most families. Sporting events are slowly starting to resume, but actually watching it live especially with little ones are still out of the picture. This however, doesn’t mean that the bonding time as a family has to go away. LG’s OLED TVs make watching sports and movies at home in the new normal just like the real thing......»»

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Ancajas to battle Franco or Rodriguez

There are two possible fights waiting for Jerwin Ancajas when he and Eumir Marcial finally get to leave for the United States today (Wednesday)......»»

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Al Solis& rsquo; faith through basketball

During his playing days, he was considered a remorseless assassin......»»

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PBA to enforce strict measures at Clark bubble

The National Basketball Association allowed players on the bench not to wear face masks and  make contact with players and equipment......»»

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Lakers, Heat ready; bubble a triumph

Orlando—LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers begin the final challenge in their bid to return to the summit of basketball on Wednesday when they take on the Miami Heat team in game one of the NBA Finals......»»

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High Court sustains Comelec ruling on party-list winners

The Supreme Court has sustained the proclamation by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) of the winning party-list groups in the 2019 national elections......»»

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7 men get & lsquo;life& rsquo; for Davao night market bombing

Seven men have been convicted of multiple murder and multiple attempted murder charges over the deadly explosion at the Roxas Night Market in Davao City in 2016......»»

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Strict & lsquo;staycation& rsquo; guidelines set

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has issued strict guidelines for “staycations” to ensure the safety and well-being of guests, as the government re-starts the economy through tourism......»»

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Carpio-Morales slams Martires limiting access to SALN

Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has criticized her successor Samuel Martires for ordering to limit public access to a government official’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN), saying his statement is against the Office of the Ombudsman’s mandate to promote transparency......»»

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UP experts say lower & lsquo;repro& rsquo; rate to flatten curve

To flatten the curve of coronavirus infections in Metro Manila, authorities must cut down COVID-19’s reproduction and positivity ratios to less than five percent or one in ten persons, researchers from the University of the Philippines who have been tracking the pandemic said Tuesday......»»

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Palace raps Facebook censorship

President Rodrigo Duterte's administration claimed Tuesday that Facebook was imposing censorship in the Philippines after the social media giant took down several propaganda networks in support of Duterte and his allies......»»

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Rody won& rsquo;t quit; vows to rid graft in his last 2 yrs.

Despite his frustrations over corruption in the government, President Rodrigo Duterte will not actually resign, his spokesperson Harry Roque said Tuesday......»»

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