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5.9 Quake Jolts Part Of Mindanao, Taal Volcano No Big Blast Sign Yet

August 14, 2022
A magnitude-5.9 earthquake rocked parts of Mindanao Saturday afternoon, with the epicenter located at Datu Blah Sinsuat in Maguindanao. It came four days short of the 46th anniversary of the Intensity 7.9 tsunami earthquake (on Richter’s Scale) that killed nearly 8,000 people on August 17, 1976. There was not much reported damage to properties during […]
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PSA Targets 50 Million National IDs Distributed By End Of The Year

August 14, 2022
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Saturday said it will speed up the production of Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) cards, also called the National ID cards, to comply with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s directive to issue 50 million such IDs by yearend. In an interview on a radio-TV program, PSA deputy national statistician Fred Sollesta […]
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DAR Creates Task Force For Speedy Land Distribution

August 14, 2022
The Secretary of Agrarian Reform ordered over the weekend the immediate subdivision of collectively titled lands to enable farmer-beneficiaries to get their own individual titles as soon as possible. Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Conrado Estrella III activated a new task force that would help expedite and iron out the process of subdividing collectively […]
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Book Author Decries KWF Censorship

August 14, 2022
One of the authors of the books allegedly ordered pulled out by commissioners of the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino lamented the said move by the agency, saying some words used in his work were taken out of context.

Seek Names Special Advisor For Fair Hiring

August 13, 2022
Seek, the parent company of jobs platforms JobStreet and JobsDB, announced the appointment of Scott Stiles as special advisor of fair hiring in Asia that includes job markets in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. “We’ve been conducting an APAC-wide search to find an executive who can be fully dedicated to this issue and […]
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Spanish Startup To Open More Laundry Hubs In PH

August 13, 2022
The past two years have been challenging for a lot of businesses across multiple industries. They have had to adapt and roll with the changes brought about by the pandemic. One company that experienced growth and thrived during the pandemic is Spanish startup Jeff. Founded in 2015 by millennial entrepreneurs Eloi Gomez, Adrián Lorenzo, and […]
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Maymay Entrata Channels Inner ‘amakabogera’ As This Month’s ‘Slay’ Cover Girl

August 13, 2022
Screen star Maymay Entrata is the newest cover girl of Star Magic’s digital video magazine Slay. In a teaser revealed last week, Entrata is shown strutting on a helipad, fittingly with her massive pop hit “Amakabogera” heard in the background. “Ang pagiging amakabogera ay hindi lang yung sa nakikita natin physically. Nagba-base ito sa katauhan […]
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Alden Richards Banners ‘Start-Up PH’ Kapuso Mall Show In Cebu

August 13, 2022
All roads led to Cebu City last August 6, Saturday, as GMA Regional TV brought the stars of the upcoming TV series Start-Up PH to a fun-filled Kapuso Mall Show led by no less than Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards. Joining Alden at Ayala Center Cebu for Start-Up PH’s first-ever mall show were his co-stars […]
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Arista Records Drops ‘Bullet Train’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

August 13, 2022
Arista Records released the Bullet Train Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to Sony Pictures’ original action thriller Bullet Train, which opened on August 10 in  Philippine cinemas nationwide.   The 14-track collection features original music from composer Dominic Lewis (The King’s Man, The Man in the High Castle, Peter Rabbit) and new unreleased music recorded exclusively for […]
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Julie Anne, Gary V Take Collaboration To New Heights

August 13, 2022
Julie Anne San Jose and Gary Valenciano are joining forces for a collaboration. They have a new melodic single called “Di Ka Akin” released under Universal Records. Celebrated as two of UR’s most sought-after artists for many years, this collaboration is a treat to their long-time fans. The track features a hypnotic mellow vibe, giving […]
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