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‘Cross-Straits on the brink of war’

BEIJING, China (Global Times) — The specter of military conflicts has blanketed the island of Taiwan, and increasingly so in the past few weeks, as Taiwan secessionist forces, led by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority, continue to pursue the opposite of peaceful development of cross-Straits ties and provoke the Chinese mainland with desperate dependence […] The post ‘Cross-Straits on the brink of war’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Trailing in polls, Trump goes pedal to metal

WAUKESHA (AFP) — In a single day, he covered more than 3,000 kilometers (1,800 miles) aboard Air Force One, hitting three different campaign rallies from the country’s south to the midwest. And Donald Trump has shown his willingness to keep up the frenetic pace he set on Saturday all the way until the 3 November […] The post Trailing in polls, Trump goes pedal to metal appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Xi’s big carbon promise tackled

BEIJING, China (AFP) — China’s Communist leadership will discuss Xi Jinping’s ambitious carbon neutral pledge in talks that began Monday on the country’s economic strategy for the next five years. The climate goals, which challenge the world’s biggest polluter to reach peak emissions in 2030 and go carbon neutral 30 years later, are the most […] The post Xi’s big carbon promise tackled appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Bayaran na kasi

Mukhang matatagalan pa yata ang nangyayaring iringan sa pagitan ng Philippine Red Cross (PRC) at ng Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). Nitong Lunes lang, inihayag ni PRC chairman at Senador Richard Gordon na baka kanselahin nila ang kanilang chartered flight papuntang China upang kumuha ng mga coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing kits. Kasi naman, hindi pa […] The post Bayaran na kasi appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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‘Quinta’ moves away; scattered rains possible

The weather today is expected to improve as Typhoon Quinta has moved away from the country. However, PAGASA said the trough of the typhoon and the tail end of a frontal system are expected to cause cloudy skies and scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas. […] The post ‘Quinta’ moves away; scattered rains possible appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Strong IOU demand opens tap

With the financial market still awash with cash along with strong demand, the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) was able to raise its full programed borrowing for Treasury bills or T-bills on Monday. National Treasurer Rosalia de Leon expressed satisfaction with the auction outcome, citing that they will reopen their tap facility for both 182- and […] The post Strong IOU demand opens tap appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Kylie Verzosa, keber sa netizens

Mga mars, wala daw pakialam ang aktres na si Kylie Verzosa sa mga hirit ng netizens kaugnay sa napabalitang pagsasama sa isang condominium unit ng aktres at ng nobyong aktor nito na si Jake Cuenca ng ilang buwan. Dahil na rin sa mga lockdowns bunsod ng pagkalat ng coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa bansa, nagpasyang magsama […] The post Kylie Verzosa, keber sa netizens appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Gov’t to untie knots on mining assets

The government is expected to undertake necessary steps to finally settle and monetize its idle mining assets, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said over the weekend. “We are forming an interagency team to study ways on how we can clear the path for these assets to be privatized and revive their operations,” Dominguez said. The […] The post Gov’t to untie knots on mining assets appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Pence aide infected

WASHINGTON (AFP) — US Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, a spokesman said, the latest in a list of figures connected to Donald Trump’s administration to do so. Marc Short began quarantine and was assisting in the contract tracing process, Pence spokesman Devin O’Malley said in a statement. […] The post Pence aide infected appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Leyte lab charges cheap virus tests

PALO, Leyte — A private COVID testing laboratory in Tacloban is charging the local government units (LGU) of the province only P1,000 on the first test and lesser amount in subsequent tests. The low rate easily affords the LGU to require the reswabbing of recovered COVID-19 patients before they are sent home. Former energy secretary […] The post Leyte lab charges cheap virus tests appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Samsung chairman dies at 78

South Korea (AFP) — Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed the South Korean firm into a global tech titan, died at the age of 78 on Sunday, the company said. Under Lee’s leadership, Samsung rose to become the world’s largest producer of smartphones and memory chips, and the firm’s overall turnover today is equivalent […] The post Samsung chairman dies at 78 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Proxy revenue for aviation industry

Singapore (AFP) — With the world’s aviation industry in deep crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic, airlines have turned to alternative ways to raise cash, from offering “flights to nowhere” to tours of aircraft. Singapore’s flag carrier, which has cut thousands of jobs and grounded nearly all its planes this year, offered passengers the chance […] The post Proxy revenue for aviation industry appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Italy protesters clash with cops

PARIS, France (AFP) — Italian demonstrators staged Europe’s latest public rally against new anti-coronavirus restrictions early Sunday, as more countries tightened social distancing rules over the weekend to fight surges in infections. The World Health Organization has warned of an “exponential” rise in infections threatening health systems’ ability to cope with a second wave of […] The post Italy protesters clash with cops appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Taking a second look at PPP

In these times when just about everybody is reeling from the effects of the pandemic, it certainly is welcome news that the Bulacan airport that San Miguel Corp. is constructing will create up to a million jobs, with 450,000 workers to be hired during its construction phase alone. The long-delayed airport project will be done […] The post Taking a second look at PPP appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Medical workers in low-risk areas can take 1-week rest

Hospitals located within areas deemed as low-risk for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can grant the “timeout” needed by their medical workers, an official from the Department of Health (DoH) said Sunday. In a radio interview, Health Undersecretary Leopoldo Vega welcomed Malacañang’s proposal to provide a week-long rest for health professionals but he emphasized that this […] The post Medical workers in low-risk areas can take 1-week rest appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Apper cites cloud-base solutions

Local brands started tapping multi-cloud digital firms to adopt cloud-based solutions as the so-called “new normal” forces a drastic digital transformation. Diwa Del Mundo, co-founder and chief principal architect of multi-cloud digital innovations leader Apper Digital Inc. (Apper), last week said digital transformation strategies are best implemented using cloud platforms. According to him, cloud platforms […] The post Apper cites cloud-base solutions appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Myanmar minorities banned from voting

YANGON, Myanmar (AFP) — For many marginalized ethnic minority groups in conflict-plagued regions of Myanmar, next month’s national elections had at least offered a glimmer of hope for empowerment. But a decision to exclude swathes of their homelands from the vote — ostensibly over security concerns — has instead filled them with anger and despair, […] The post Myanmar minorities banned from voting appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Trump makes final push

PENSACOLA, Florida (AFP) — Donald Trump launched an intense last-ditch reelection push Friday in Florida, insisting that Covid-19 is disappearing, while frontrunner Joe Biden hammered his message that the president had abdicated responsibility for a pandemic that is actually surging. With 50 million people having already cast early ballots, Biden has a firm lead in […] The post Trump makes final push appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Tara sa Boracay!

Sadyang nakakadismaya ang aerial photos na nanggaling sa opisina ni Sen. Bong Go na nagpapakita ng laki ng damage na bunga ng sunog na umabot sa pinakamataas na alarma sa island paradise na Boracay. Ang sunog na nangyari noong Huwebes ay tumupok sa 50 kabahayan at nagresulta sa displacement ng may 200 residente ng Sitio […] The post Tara sa Boracay! appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Hoarding probed amid costly pork

Possible hoarding of pork to create an artificial price spike is being probed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) as the agency raised the possibility of a collusion among hog traders in the runup to the Christmas season. In a statement, the DA disclosed that that there is a significant inventory of both locally-slaughtered and […] The post Hoarding probed amid costly pork appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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