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'How do you deal with a neighbour...': Jaishankar slams Pakistan over 'industry level' terrorism

Singapore, March 24 (ANI): Emphasising the complex situation of dealing with a neighbour like Pakistan, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that Islamabad uses terrorism as an instrument of statecraft and does not even hide from the fact. He affirmed that India will not skirt this problem anymore and the mood in the country is not to overlook the issue of terrorism. The EAM, who is in Singapore as part of his thre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2024

'How do you deal with a neighbour...': Jaishankar slams Pakistan over 'industry level' terrorism

Singapore, March 24 (ANI): Emphasising the complex situation of dealing with a neighbour like Pakistan, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that Islamabad uses terrorism as an instrument of statecraft and does not even hide from the fact. He affirmed that India will not skirt this problem anymore and the mood in the country is not to overlook the issue of terrorism. The EAM, who is in Singapore as part of his thre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 24th, 2024

PRO-7: Rules on anti-terror law to boost efforts against terrorism in CV

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said that they were preparing to make the necessary adjustments in line with the newly-implemented rules on anti-terrorism cases. On January 15, 2024, the “Rules on the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 and Related Laws” officially took effect.   This.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2024

Globe reports steep 73.7% decline in blocked bank-related spam, scam SMS in 2023

The telecommunications company Globe has reported a significant 73.7% decrease in the number of blocked spam and scam SMS related to banks in 2023. This reduction is a result of the interception of 21.9 million bank-related fraudulent messages, a sharp decline from the 83.39 million messages blocked the previous year. Globe attributes this achievement to its proactive strategies and strong partnerships with major banks and financial institutions in the Philippines. The company has established anti-fraud alliances with the Bankers Association of the Philippines and individual players in the finance sector, enabling the sharing of data and intelligence to prevent and investigate fraud effectively. Anton Bonifacio, Chief Information Security Officer at Globe, emphasized the company's commitment to combating financial fraud and enhancing security measures for customer protection. Globe has invested approximately US$20 million to improve its spam and scam SMS detection and blocking system and operates a 24/7 Security Operations Center to filter out unwanted messages from both international and domestic sources. Despite certain limitations, Globe remains dedicated to customer protection and emphasizes the need for a unified approach in the fight against fraud. The company is focused on leveraging technology and strengthening alliances with key stakeholders to combat fraudulent activities. As Globe continues to advance its technologies and collaborations, it aims to provide a safer and more secure digital environment for its customers. For more information about Globe and its initiatives, visit www.globe.com.ph. (SPONSORED CONTENT).....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2024

Bohol bishops warn public of deception in charter change signature drive

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Two bishops from Bohol have issued a Pastoral Letter urging the public against being misled in the signature collection for a people’s initiative to amend the 1987 Constitution. The pastoral letter, dated January 24, 2024, was signed by Talibon Bishop Patrick Daniel Parcon and Tagbilaran Bishop Alberto Uy. In the letter, the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2024

Ramon Lim, former STAR opinion editor, writes 30

Ramon M. Lim, former opinion editor of The Philippine STAR, fought a good fight from COVID to pneumonia for more than a month starting mid-January of this year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2024

Proactive on Sports Development

It’s time for stakeholders to discuss how Catanduanes delegates can improve their standing in the Palarong Bicol. Catanduanes has long been known to lag behind in every Bicol Meet, contrary to the previous years when it was often praised by sports officials in the region for its outstanding performance. One strategy employed by DepEd in […] The post Proactive on Sports Development appeared first on Bicol Peryodiko......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 20th, 2024

From reactive to proactive: Bill pushes early action to mitigate climate disasters

Under House Bill 9935 filed by Rep. Jose Manuel Alba (Bukidnon), declaring a “state of imminent disaster” allows using national and local resources for proactive measures before a disaster. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2024

Over 600-K affected by shear line in Davao

Over 600,000 people in Davao Region were affected by a shear line, causing unprecedented damage and extensive flooding and landslides. The regional director of the Office of Civil Defense-Davao Region emphasized the need to address these issues and called for collaboration to prevent future disasters. The agriculture sector suffered over P50 million in damages, while infrastructure incurred around P25 million in damages. The report also highlighted the impact on road sections, bridges, and houses, with significant assistance provided by OCD-Davao. Plans are underway for a region-wide flooding dialogue and realignment of projects with disaster prevention efforts in collaboration with the Department of Public Works and Highways. Related stories include urging proactive measures in establishing disaster services at barangays and the expedited release of aid for Davao disaster victims......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2024

Mayor Baste: Prioritize Mindanao’s safety, security vs terrorism

DAVAO City Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte addressed the national government to prioritize the safety and security of the Mindanao regions vulnerable to terrorism......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 5th, 2024

SC justices, UN rapporteur discuss anti-terrorism law

The country’s Anti-Terrorism Act was among the topics discussed during the meeting of Supreme Court justices, led by Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo, with United Nations Special Rapporteur for freedom of opinion and expression Irene Khan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 25th, 2024

Letter to a ruined country

The more I listen to Khavn and the Kontra-Kino Orchestra’s The Woman Who Went Mad, the more it sounds like a love letter to a ruined country, hypothetically our own, what with its sparse instrumentation, vocals straight out of desolation row, and arrangements that have seen better days with Kontra-Gapi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 1st, 2024

Mayor Baste receives reprimand letter from DILG

DAVAO City Mayor Sebastian Duterte revealed during the opening of the 87th Araw ng Dabaw on Friday evening, March 1, 2024, that he received a letter from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reprimanding him for his "disturbing and vulgar" remarks during a prayer rally in Cebu......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2024

PHLPost launches letter writing contest

The Philippine Postal Corp. is inviting young Filipinos to join the 53rd PHLPost International Letter Writing competition......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 1st, 2024

Ejercito withdraws signature from letter opposing Quiboloy’s arrest

Ejercito withdraws signature from letter opposing Quiboloy’s arrest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2024

Local Sourcing: A Sustainable Approach for Small Business Owners

While we are now in a world where global supply chains rule any given industry, some are starting to explore the concept of sourcing locally, which has gained traction among small business owners. But what exactly does it mean to source locally, and how can this approach benefit your business in the long run? Supporting […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

SSS softens approach vs. delinquents

SSS softens approach vs. delinquents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

CPDO s approach to climate change and disaster reduction

CPDO s approach to climate change and disaster reduction.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

India s $1 pill could be key to curing cancer - report

Researchers at the TATA Institute have developed a medicine that could prevent the recurrence of cancer and reduce the side effects of treatment by 50% The TATA Institute in Mumbai has developed a pill that could prevent the recurrence of cancer and reduce the side effects of treatment by 50%, the Economic Tim.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Vietnam, Philippines agree to prevent incidents in South China Sea

HANOI, Vietnam: During a state visit to Hanoi by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., this week, Vietnam and the Philippines agreed to prevent untoward incidents in the South China Sea and enhance the cooperation between their coastguards. The two memorandums of understanding (MoU) on security signed by the two Southeast Asian countries, which have competing claims over parts of the South China Sea, cover "incident p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2024