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 2022-11-24 10:00 

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Indonesia rescuers race to find dozens missing after quake...

Indonesian authorities deployed heavy machinery, helicopters and thousands of personnel Thursday in a desperate effort to locate dozens trapped in rubble by an earthquake that killed 271 people, as hopes faded to find survivors. Some have been pulled aliv...

 2022-11-24 09:45 

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Vertiv: Energy use, efficiency loom large as data center industry turns to 2023...

Singapore Data centers will experience increased regulation and third-party oversight in 2023 as the world continues to grapple with the industry's rising energy and water consumption against the backdrop of ongoing climate change. The intensified foc...

 2022-11-24 08:34 

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DiskarTech blows away everyone with 'Madiskarteng' features in hilarious ad...

DiskarTech knows what promdis are made of. RCBC's all-in-one banking app DiskarTech is back with yet another surprisingly funny film! This time their ad for their digital product celebrates promdis (a Filipino slang referring to people from the provin...

 2022-11-24 08:07 

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Converge CEO Dennis Anthony Uy is EY Entrepreneur of Year 2022...

Converge Co-Founder and CEO Dennis Anthony Uy was hailed as the Entrepreneur of the Year and Master Entrepreneur at the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines (EOYP) 2022 Awards held Monday night for his pivotal role in bringing digital connecti...

 2022-11-24 05:50 

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Batshuayi fires Belgium to World Cup win over Canada...

DOHA (AFP) — Michy Batshuayi's first-half goal proved enough for a below-par Belgium to squeeze to a 1-0 win over a Canada side playing their first World Cup match for 36 years on Wednesday. Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois saved Alphonso Dav...

 2022-11-24 05:38 

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Folayang excited for return to MMA at ONE Fight Night 5: This sport has been my bread and butter...

Former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard "Landslide" Folayang knew that if he wanted to move forward in his MMA career, he had to return to his striking roots. That's exactly what he did when he moved away from mixed martial arts to compet...

 2022-11-24 05:32 

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Vibe at NLEX Drive&Dine, powered by Maya Business...

The past couple of years have shown us the convenience of digital payments. With #revengetravel peaking and more people on the go, we all want hassle-free, fast, safe, and easy transactions. Fortunately, people traveling along the NLEX Southbound tollway ...

 2022-11-24 05:26 

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Kim Jong Un's sister slams 'idiot' S. Korean president...

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has described South Korea's president and government as "idiots" and a "faithful dog" of the United States, state media reported Thursday. Kim Yo Jong's vitriol follows Seoul t...

 2022-11-24 05:02 

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ASUS puts incredible in innovation with launch of award-winning Zenbook 17 Fold OLED...

ASUS announced its groundbreaking the world's first 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop. This ultra-compact and light 12.5-inch Foldable OLED laptop unfolds into a versatile 17.3-inch device with six modes, pushing the boundaries of innovation today. Redef...

 2022-11-24 04:20 

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Tatum leads NBA-best Celtics over Mavs while Hawks beat Kings...

Jayson Tatum scored 37 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Wednesday to spark the NBA-leading Boston Celtics to a 125-112 victory over visiting Dallas despite 42 points from Luka Doncic. The Celtics, whose nine-game win streak was snapped Monday at Chicago, bo...

 2022-11-24 04:11 

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BTS star to begin S. Korea military service next month: report...

The oldest member of K-pop phenomenon BTS will begin his military service on December 13, becoming the first in the band to enlist, local media reported Thursday. All able-bodied South Korean men under the age of 30 must perform about two years of militar...

 2022-11-24 03:00 

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China orders Covid lockdown in Zhengzhou after iPhone factory protests...

A central Chinese city home to a vast iPhone factory has ordered an effective Covid lockdown for several districts, after violent protests that saw demonstrators clash with police erupted at the facility. Residents of Zhenghzhou's city centre cannot l...

 2022-11-24 02:34 

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Trend Micro's DECODE 2022 calls on industry to detect, respond...

Leading cybersecurity company Trend Micro will be holding its annual cybersecurity conference titled DECODE 2022: Detect & Respond this November 28 and 29, 2022. On this year's two-day virtual event, Trend Micro will bring together the best cybersecur...

 2022-11-24 02:00 

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Sudan records 26 deaths due to dengue fever...

KHARTOUM — Sudanese health authorities on Wednesday announced the recording of 26 death cases due to an outbreak of dengue fever. Montasir Mohamed Osman, head of the health emergency and epidemic control directorate at Sudanese Health Ministry, said...

 2022-11-24 01:51 

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Nearly 6 million Filipinos to enjoy subsidized power for another 30 years...

Nearly six million poor Filipino households will receive subsidized power for another 30 years following the approval of the implementing rules and regulations of a law extending and enhancing the implementation of the lifeline rate. The Energy Regulatory...

 2022-11-24 01:33 

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Air pollution killed 238,000 Europeans prematurely in 2020: EEA...

Fine particle air pollution led to 238,000 premature deaths in the European Union in 2020, the bloc's environmental watchdog said Thursday, a slight rise from the previous year. Across the 27-nation bloc that year, "exposure to concentrations of f...

 2022-11-24 01:17 

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House leader fears fare surge...

A HOUSE leader on Wednesday expressed fears that the supposed involvement of Grab Philippines in the motorcycle (MC) taxi sector could lead to a surge in fares. During the hearing of the House committee on Metro Manila development, Marikina City 2nd Distr...

 2022-11-24 00:50 

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Check out Adidas Super Brand Day on Shopee on Nov. 25...

IT may be clich that health is wealth, but it is a reality that cannot be disputed. And for people who value their health, sports, physical fitness and world-class sportwear go hand in hand. Thankfully, Adidas, a multinational corporation, that designs an...

 2022-11-24 00:30 

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Walmart manager kills six in latest US mass shooting...

A 31-year-old overnight manager at Walmart shot and killed six people at a store bustling with Thanksgiving holiday shoppers before turning the pistol on himself, authorities said Wednesday, in America's second high-profile mass shooting in four days....

 2022-11-24 00:00 

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Two US surrogate babies 'rescued' from Russian orphanage, group says...

Two American babies born to a surrogate mother from eastern Ukraine and evacuated to Russia after the start of the war have been returned to their US parents, the private group behind the operation, Project Dynamo, said Wednesday. The twins, a boy and a g...

 2022-11-23 23:30 

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Musk floats 'general amnesty' of suspended Twitter accounts...

New Twitter owner Elon Musk on Wednesday polled users on whether the site should offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, using the same method he used to handle the case of Donald Trump. The move comes as Musk has faced pushback that his criteria f...

 2022-11-23 23:00 

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PHILIPPINE TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATE: Notice of Annual Stockholders' Meeting...

The post PHILIPPINE TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATE: Notice of Annual Stockholders' Meeting appeared first on Manila Standard ....

 2022-11-23 23:00 

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Russia, declared 'terror' state by EU lawmakers, batters Ukraine grid...

Fresh Russian strikes battered Ukraine's already failing electricity grid, causing blackouts across the war-torn nation and in neighboring Moldova, in attacks Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told the UN were "an obvious crime against humani...

 2022-11-23 22:30 

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STI EDUCATION SYSTEMS HOLDINGS, INC.: Notice of Annual Stockholders' Meeting...

The post STI EDUCATION SYSTEMS HOLDINGS, INC.: Notice of Annual Stockholders' Meeting appeared first on Manila Standard ....

 2022-11-23 22:00 

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MEGAWIDE CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION: Notice of Special Stockholders' Meeting...

The post MEGAWIDE CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION: Notice of Special Stockholders' Meeting appeared first on Manila Standard ....

 2022-11-23 17:20 

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Senate okay P5.268 trillion budget...

But slashes P152.67 million in intel funds from 4 departments, agencies The Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final reading the P5.268 trillion national budget for 2023 after cutting and realigning P152.67 million in confidential funds from severa...

 2022-11-23 17:20 

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Senate okays P5.268 trillion budget...

But slashes P152.67 million in intel funds from 4 departments, agencies The Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final reading the P5.268 trillion national budget for 2023 after cutting and realigning P152.67 million in confidential funds from severa...

 2022-11-23 17:10 

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PH envoy warns Filipino patience has its limits over WPS issue...

The country's envoy to the United States warned Wednesday there will be a time that the Philippines "will rise up" in its fight for its territory in the West Philippine Sea after another aggressive move by the Chinese Coast Guard in the countr...

 2022-11-23 17:00 

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Vietnam, PH to work closely on trade, agri...

Vietnam on Wednesday committed to cooperate with the Philippines on a wide range of areas that include food security, climate change, defense and food supply. The commitment came from Vietnam National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue in a meeting with Pre...

 2022-11-23 16:50 

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Pope removes Caritas' top brass, including Cardinal Tagle as prexy...

Pope Francis on Tuesday removed the whole leadership of Caritas Internationalis—the Vatican-based Catholic charity network led by Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle—after outside experts highlighted management and procedural "deficiencie...

 2022-11-23 16:40 

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Cop gets 2 life terms over death of teen boys...

The Caloocan City Regional Trial Court has sentenced Police Officer 1 Jeffrey Perez to two life terms plus reclusion perpetua (another 20 to 40 years) after finding him guilty of planting of evidence and torture, in connection with the killings of teenage...

 2022-11-23 16:30 

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Standard News Editor among 22 picked for US journalist program...

Manila Standard News Editor Joyce Babe Paares has been chosen for the 2022 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists—Research and Investigations. She will join 21 other participants from 19 countries...

 2022-11-23 16:20 

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Employers must give 13th month pay before Christmas...

Employers must pay their employees the mandatory 13th-month pay on or before December 24, Christmas Eve, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reminded them Wednesday. Private sector employers are mandated to pay the benefits due to their workers ...

 2022-11-23 16:15 

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PH-China ties...

What will be the contours of Philippines-China relations in the next six years? If the recent meeting between President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' meeting in...

 2022-11-23 16:10 

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Pushing the envelope...

"Clearly, the US of A in its waning years is just pushing the envelope further against the imperious Xi Jinping who now wields absolute power in the middle kingdom" We would have wanted to write about NIA head Benny Antiporda's sudden and perp...

 2022-11-23 16:05 

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Five-year comprehensive traffic plan...

"The Metro traffic signaling system is so antiquated that it needs a new state of the art system to include a new and modern traffic control center" Last week, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced a five-year Comprehensive Traff...

 2022-11-23 16:00 

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How volunteerism transformed Subic into a robust eco zone...

"The remarkable growth of the abandoned base over nearly three decades has completely wiped out all the gloom and doom and the prevailing pessimism at that time regarding the future of a community and its people whose existence totally depended on the...

 2022-11-23 15:50 

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Subpoena sent to 'wrong' Bantag...

The lawyer of suspended Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) director Gerald Bantag on Wednesday claimed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) panel of prosecutors committed a "fatal" mistake when it served its subpoena to the wrong "Gerald Bantag.&#...

 2022-11-23 15:40 

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Operatives seize P2.65m worth of shabu, cannabis in Taguig raid...

Government agents have seized P2.65 million worth of cocaine and liquid marijuana or cannabis during a raid at a warehouse late Tuesday night in Taguig City. Operatives of the Manila International Container Port Customs Intelligence and the Investigation ...

 2022-11-23 15:24 

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Japan beats Germany in World Cup shocker...

DOHA (AFP) — Germany have work to do to get their new-look World Cup attack to click after Kai Havertz and teenager Jamal Musiala spurned chances, allowing Japan to pull off a stunning 2-1 defeat to Japan on Wednesday. The Germans led for much of th...

 2022-11-23 15:20 

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CAAP surpasses anew ICAO safety standards...

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has announced it has passed the safety standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). CAAP once again surpassed the global average of 67.6 percent with the present score of 69 perc...

 2022-11-23 15:10 

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P'que City workers get 13th month pay...

Employees of the Paraaque City government have started receiving their 13th month pay as early as Tuesday, Nov. 22, as part of Mayor Eric Olivarez's pledge to help ease the workers' difficulties arising from the current economic downturn. The 13th...

 2022-11-23 15:05 

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NLEX-SLEX Connector's early completion fast gaining support...

The early completion of the NLEX-SLEX Connector is gathering growing support, based on reactions from various sectors of the transport community, particularly noting the prospects of a seamless journey from north to south and south to north, and the tollw...

 2022-11-23 15:05 

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Solon lauds Marcos' 'fruitful' Thai trip...

Quezon Rep. David "Jay-Jay" Suarez has congratulated President Marcos Jr. for successfully advancing the country's interests and bringing home pledges for investments and job opportunities for Filipinos during his recent trip to Bangkok, Thail...

 2022-11-23 15:00 

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Albay Gov. Rosal files petition vs. DQ ruling...

Albay Gov. Noel Rosal has filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to stop the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from implementing an en banc resolution disqualifying him as the duly elected governor of the province. Rosal's petition for certiorari i...

 2022-11-23 14:50 

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CA gives nod to Diokno, Bersamin appointments...

The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday gave its nod to the interim appointments of Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin and Finance Sec. Benjamin Diokno. During the CA hearings, senators and members of the House of Representatives lauded Bersamin ...

 2022-11-23 14:40 

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PAGCOR bares POGO roadmap to Senate panel...

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) on Wednesday presented a roadmap to address Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) at a joint Senate hearing. PAGCOR, in its presentation in front of the Senate Ways and Means and Public Order...

 2022-11-23 14:38 

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Golden Grab awards...

A total of 40 prizes are given away by the Sales Superstars, Merchant Congeniality, Cities of Tomorrow, in the Golden Awards categories to GrabFood and GrabMart merchant-partners at the Golden Grab Awards 2022 in ceremony held at the Marco Polo Ortigas wi...

 2022-11-23 14:36 

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Honoring a fallen hero...

The Class of Ateneo High School 4E 1997 honors the supreme sacrifice of "Kuya Jeneven Badiala" who was felled by an assassin's bullet in the line of duty last July 23, 2022 while serving as security guard of the school along Katipunan Road in ...

 2022-11-23 14:33 

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Navotas welcomes new scholars...

The city government of Navotas welcomed new beneficiaries of the NavotaAs Arts and Athletic Scholarship Program for school year 2022-2023. Mayor John Rey Tiangco signed a memorandum of agreement providing scholarship to ten young Navoteos who have shown e...

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