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Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail

TORONTO/BEIJING — A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing fears for her health while incarcerated in Canada along with other factors, court documents showed on Sunday. Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is fighting to be released on bail after she was […] The post Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Filipinos look back on 1898 Treaty of Paris 120 years later

Filipinos are looking back at the 1898 Treaty of Paris, where the Philippines and other territories were ceded by the dwindling Spanish Empire to the rising power United States of America. December 10, 2018 marks the 120th year since the historic treaty between the two then-superpowers that put an end to the months-long Spanish-American war […] The post Filipinos look back on 1898 Treaty of Paris 120 years later appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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With rolled back fare, jeepney drivers will pay for another round of paperwork

Passengers in Metro Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon will soon be enjoying the cheaper jeepney base fare of P9 after the government rolled back the prices, but jeepney drivers will not just bear the lessened income, but also the expense for a new fare matrix. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board approved the new […] The post With rolled back fare, jeepney drivers will pay for another round of paperwork appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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NBA roundup: Bucks muscle past Raptors again

Malcom Brogdon made two 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night. Brogdon finished with 18 points for the Bucks, who have twice defeated the Raptors this season. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 […] The post NBA roundup: Bucks muscle past Raptors again appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Paolo Duterte tagged 3 bishops as destabilizers, but one is non-existent

A priest slammed former Davao Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte’s list of supposed destabilizers that included three bishops and noted that they are already retired, deceased and non-existent, respectively. Father David Reyes of the St. Joseph Patriarch Parish at San Pedro, Laguna accused the presidential son of being “high” on fentanyl, the drug being taken by […] The post Paolo Duterte tagged 3 bishops as destabilizers, but one is non-existent appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Why the Universal Declaration of Human Rights matters in the Philippines

Human rights groups and advocates are reflecting on the state of human rights in the Philippines and around the globe as the world celebrated International Human Rights Day on Monday in the Philippines. December 10, 2018 marks the the 70th year since the adoption of Resolution 217 or the Universal Declaration on Human Rights by […] The post Why the Universal Declaration of Human Rights matters in the Philippines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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How much-awaited Coke Studio Homecoming concert ended up being cancelled

The free Coke Christmas Concert with nearly 15,000 attendees was suddenly canceled last Friday due to the rowdy crowd. Artists who were supposed to perform expressed their thoughts online amid the slew of criticisms against them and the management after. This was the second season of the much-awaited Coke Studio Homecoming Christmas concert where many […] The post How much-awaited Coke Studio Homecoming concert ended up being cancelled appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame trailer breaks records, pumps fans

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are bracing for the final stage in the story of the Avengers after Marvel released the trailer to April 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame.” Marvel Studios recently confirmed that the much-awaited trailer released over the weekend was viewed 289 million times within the 24 hours after its release. The views were […] The post Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame trailer breaks records, pumps fans appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Fact check: Story about bill abolishing 13th month pay is from parody blog

A parody story published on Adobo Chronicles saying that opposition senators have filed a bill to abolish the annual Christmas bonus of employees is going viral despite the article being a work of fiction. There has been no official document nor media report that states a bill was filed by Senators Risa Hontiveros and Kiko […] The post Fact check: Story about bill abolishing 13th month pay is from parody blog appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Get to know the audio engineer who remastered Eraserheads’ debut album

An award-winning audio engineer was hired to do the remastering of OPM rock band Eraserheads’s debut album “Ultraelectromagneticpop!” which will also be released in vinyl. Producer Bernie Grundman, who worked for popular Western musicians Pink Floyd and Jack Johnson, their album as part of its 25th anniversary in the Filipino music industry. Ely Buendia, former […] The post Get to know the audio engineer who remastered Eraserheads’ debut album appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Fortnite, K-pop, royal wedding make this year’s 'YouTubeRewind

The much awaited summary of everything we enjoyed on video sharing platform YouTube all year is out and has gained more than 20 million views in under 15 hours since posting. The eight minute-long “YouTube Rewind” stars actor Will Smith and some of the most visible real and fictional YouTube creators. At the start of […] The post Fortnite, K-pop, royal wedding make this year’s #YouTubeRewind appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Why drone photo of Baguio ‘traffic parol’ violates CAAP regulations

A drone shot of vehicles in gridlock at Pacdal Circle, Baguio City was admired for how it captured the traffic congestion that resembled a “parol” but it violated some drone-flying regulations. The picture was initially uploaded on Reddit Philippines, where users praised how the vehicles’ formation appeared to form a Filipino-style Christmas lantern from the […] The post Why drone photo of Baguio ‘traffic parol’ violates CAAP regulations appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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U.S. probe of China’s Huawei includes bank fraud accusations — sources

WASHINGTON — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer was arrested as part of a U.S. investigation into an alleged scheme to use the global banking system to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, according to people familiar with the probe. The United States has been looking since at least 2016 into whether […] The post U.S. probe of China’s Huawei includes bank fraud accusations — sources appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Azkals fans still looking up despite loss to Vietnam in Suzuki Cup

The faithful fans of the Philippine Men’s National Football team still believe in the country’s bright future in football despite a 2-1 loss in the second leg of the Azkals’ 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup semi-finals bout with Vietnam. The Azkals needed at least a 2-0 to win via aggregate but exerting to goal. Vietnam likewise […] The post Azkals fans still looking up despite loss to Vietnam in Suzuki Cup appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Report: LeBron open to Anthony joining him in L.A.

LeBron James reportedly hasn’t asked Los Angeles Lakers management to acquire Carmelo Anthony, but that doesn’t mean the two have no chance of playing together this season. The Athletic reported Thursday that James still would like to play with Anthony, his longtime friend, who started the season with Houston. The two sides since have parted […] The post Report: LeBron open to Anthony joining him in L.A. appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Questions being asked about Bong Revilla’s acquittal

The Sandiganbayan’s decision to acquit former senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. from plunder charges arising from the pork barrel scam was questioned by a number of legal experts. The first division of the anti-graft court voting 3-2 cleared the action star-turned-lawmaker from charges stemming from accusations that he received P224.5 million in kickbacks for allocating his […] The post Questions being asked about Bong Revilla’s acquittal appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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'Atin82: Why UP Fighting Maroons fans are looking forward to next UAAP season

Fans of the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons are professing their faith in their men’s basketball team’s potential to reap further success in future UAAP seasons by using the hashtag #Atin82. UP fans used the hashtag in their messages of thanks to the Fighting Maroons after their valiant stand against back-to-back champions Ateneo de Manila […] The post #Atin82: Why UP Fighting Maroons fans are looking forward to next UAAP season appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Catholic priest hugs HIV-positive person to help break stigma

Filipinos were amazed when a priest hugged a young man who declared that he has human immunodeficiency virus or HIV in the midst of a Catholic procession in Intramuros, Manila. Joross de Vera attended the “Pedal for HIV” campaign with the Philippine Red Cross who observed the World AIDS Day last week. He had a […] The post Catholic priest hugs HIV-positive person to help break stigma appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Why a Filipino esports player was banned from a major Dota 2 tournament

Carlo “Kuku” Palad, a Dota 2 player for Filipino esports team TNC Predator, was banned from attending an upcoming tournament after he was found to have used racist language against the Chinese team during a public game. Dota 2 developer Valve announced in a statement that it was banning Palad from participating in the upcoming […] The post Why a Filipino esports player was banned from a major Dota 2 tournament appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippines to deport American Catholic priest wanted for sex crimes

MANILA — Philippine law enforcement agents have arrested a 77-year-old American Catholic priest on a warrant for sex crimes issued by a court in the United States, a spokeswoman for immigration authorities said on Thursday. Kenneth Bernard Hendricks is to be deported after Wednesday’s arrest at his home in Naval on the remote central island of […] The post Philippines to deport American Catholic priest wanted for sex crimes appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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