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Pinoys urged: Consume legal online content

The internet has become the main source of many copyright infringements content, impacting people and businesses involved in the production and distribution of legitimate materials and exposing consumers to malware and other cybersecurity threats. The problem is further exacerbated by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic as people are cooped up indoors and have to rely […] The post Pinoys urged: Consume legal online content appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJul 13th, 2020

Globe calls on Pinoys to consume only legal content online

The internet has become the main source of many copyright infringement content, impacting people and businesses involved in the production and distribution of legitimate materials and exposing consumers to malware and other cybersecurity threats......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2020

Afghanistan mourns after 22 killed in university attack

Stunned students demonstrated outside Kabul University on Tuesday after at least 22 people were killed in a brutal, on-campus attack claimed by the Islamic State group. A journalist walks inside of a damaged class of the National Legal Training center, a day after gunmen stormed Kabul university in Kabul on November 3, 2020. – Stunned students demonstrated outside Kabul University on November 3 after at least 22 people were killed in a brutal, on-campus attack claimed by the Islamic State group. (Photo by WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP) Holding banners stating: “Stop Killing Us”, the small gathering came as Afghanistan observed a national day of mourning and the first funerals were expected. Monday’s assault at the popular university near central Kabul saw three attackers — one of whom blew himself up — rampage through the campus, shooting students in their classrooms. IS also claimed a similar attack on an educational centre in Kabul less than two weeks ago that killed 24 people. Afghan security forces have been grappling with surging violence that has only worsened in recent months despite the government holding peace talks with the Taliban in Qatar. The insurgent group have said they were not involved in Monday’s attack, but Vice President Amrullah Saleh blamed them and their supporters in Pakistan. The Taliban have in turn blamed “evil elements” that have “sought refuge” with the Kabul administration, accusing the government of harbouring and assisting militants. Fraidoon Ahmadi, a 23-year-old student, told AFP on Monday he was in class when gunfire broke out. “We were very scared and we thought it could be the last day of our lives… boys and girls were shouting, praying and crying for help,” Ahmadi said. He said he and other students were besieged for more than two hours before being rescued. Images posted online showed what appeared to be the bodies of slain students lying by desks and chairs. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special envoy who helped bring the warring Taliban and Kabul government together for talks, urged the two sides to accelerate a political settlement. “This barbaric attack is NOT an opportunity for the government and the Taliban to score points against each other. There is a common enemy here,” he tweeted.  “Deny ISIS or any other terrorist the space to carry out these inhumane acts,” he added, using another name for the terrorist group. President Ashraf Ghani has vowed to take revenge for the assault, with an investigation underway to determine how the gunmen entered the university with weapons. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

Pinoys Urged to Vote Online for PH Entry in Int’l Community Choice Award

Pinoys Urged to Vote Online for PH Entry in Int’l Community Choice Award.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2016

Duterte to Pinoys: Fight COVID-19 with courage of Bonifacio

President Duterte yesterday urged Filipinos to take inspiration from the courage and ideals of revolutionary leader Andres Bonifacio to promote an inclusive society and to surmount the challenges confronting the country, including the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

Wanted: 22 posisyon sa space agency  

Manila, Philippines- Naghahanap ang Philippine Space Agency ng mga bagong empleyado para sa 22 posisyon. Kabilang sa kanilang mga kailangan ang legal assistants, administrative at human resource management officers, information officers, accountant, lawyer, budget officer, cashier, records officer at senior science research specialist. Lahat ng mga interesado ay maaaring mag-apply sa pamamagitan ng careers@philsa.gov.ph hanggang Nobyembre 29, […] The post Wanted: 22 posisyon sa space agency   appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

After books, clothes, Amazon launches online pharmacy

Washington—After books, clothes, appliances, fresh food and even streaming content, Amazon is branching into one of the last realms it has yet to conquer: prescription drugs......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

Marcos hits Leni& rsquo;s PET motion

The legal team of Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to investigate “possible collusion” between former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and the Office of the Solicitor General on their electoral protest against her 2016 victory......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Panelo nag-sorry na kay VP Leni

Manila, Philippines – Nag-sorry na si Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo sa maling akusasyon kay Vice President Leni Robredo. “That is precisely why immediately after learning that, I have a show [on dzRJ], I immediately expressed my apology to her for expressing an opinion relative to an information which happened to be inaccurate,” ayon […] The post Panelo nag-sorry na kay VP Leni appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Popstar Royalty Sarah G headlines TNT’s biggest online event this year – Saya Fest on November 21

Headlined by Popstar Royalty Sarah G, Saya Fest will also feature must-not-miss performances by Gloc 9, Julie Ann San Jose, This Band, Ronnie Alonte and Loisa Andalio, as well as saya-filled segments with some of the country’s biggest content creators, including everyone’s favorite ‘ghorl’ Mimiyuuuh, TikTok influencer Marvin Fojas, and rapper Aikee......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2020

SC asked to hold preliminary conference on anti-terror law pleas remotely

Petitioners represented by the Free Legal Assistance Group urged the Supreme Court to conduct the preliminary conference on the anti-terrorism law case through videoconference, citing COVID-19 risks and the protocol enforced to curb the spread of the virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2020

DILG urges public to shift to online caroling

The Department of the Interior and Local Government yesterday urged the public to shift to online caroling during the Christmas season, given the threat of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2020

Amnesty urges Tunisia to uphold online freedom of expression

Amnesty International on Monday urged authorities in Tunisia to stop using "largely outdated, overly broad and repressive laws" to crack down on freedom of expression online......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 9th, 2020

US votes on Trump’s fate under threat of election turmoil

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Americans vote Tuesday in an election amounting to a referendum on Donald Trump and his uniquely brash, bruising presidency that Democratic opponent and frontrunner Joe Biden urged supporters to end, restoring “our democracy.” US President Donald Trump leaves after speaking during a Make America Great Again rally at Fayetteville Regional Airport November 2, 2020, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. – The US presidential campaign enters its final day Monday with a last-minute scramble for votes by Donald Trump and Joe Biden, drawing to a close an extraordinary race that has put a pandemic-stricken country on edge. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) The United States is more divided and angry than at any time since the Vietnam War era of the 1970s — and fears that Trump could dispute the result of the election are only fueling those tensions. Despite an often startlingly laid-back campaign, Biden, 77, leads in almost every opinion poll, buoyed by his consistent message that America needs to restore its “soul” and get new leadership in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 231,000 people. “I have a feeling we’re coming together for a big win tomorrow,” Biden said in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a vital electoral battleground where he was joined by pop superstar Lady Gaga. “It’s time to stand up and take back our democracy.” But Trump was characteristically defiant to the end, campaigning at a frenetic pace with crowded rallies in four states on Monday, and repeating his dark, unprecedented claims for a US president that the polls risk being rigged against him. After almost non-stop speeches in a final three-day sprint, he ended up in the early hours of Tuesday in Grand Rapids, Michigan — the same place where he concluded his epic against-the-odds campaign in 2016 where he defeated apparent frontrunner Hillary Clinton. Despite the bad poll numbers, the 74-year-old Republican real estate tycoon counted on pulling off another upset. “We’re going to have another beautiful victory tomorrow,” he told the Michigan crowd, which chanted back: “We love you, we love you!” “We’re going to make history once again,” he said. Packing Trump’s bags While Tuesday is formally Election Day, in reality Americans have been voting for weeks. With a huge expansion in mail-in voting to safeguard against the Covid-19 pandemic, nearly 100 million people have already made their choice. Biden has the wind in his sails after indications that Democratic enthusiasm in the early voting may be matching the more visible energy at Trump’s impressive rallies. In one of US history’s great political gambles, Biden stuck to socially distanced gatherings with small crowds right up to the last moment, in stunning contrast to Trump’s constant, large rallies where few supporters so much as bothered with masks. But the Democrat, making his third attempt at the presidency, clearly senses that his calmer approach and strict attention to pandemic protocols is what Americans want after four tempestuous years. “It’s time for Donald Trump to pack his bags and go home,” Biden told supporters in Cleveland. “We’re done with the chaos! We’re done with the tweets, the anger, the hate, the failure, the irresponsibility.” In chilly downtown Pittsburgh, Justine Wolff said she had cast her ballot for Biden already and was cautiously hopeful he would carry Pennsylvania, which along with Florida may be the tightest of all the swing states that decide close national elections. “I hope that people have seen the writing on the wall,” said the 35-year-old nurse. “We need some kind of change because this isn’t working for anybody.” But where many early votes are believed to have been cast by Democrats, Trump’s side is hoping for a massive wave of Republican supporters voting in person on Tuesday. “Whether he wins or loses, this is history,” said Kolleen Wall, who turned out to cheer Trump in Grand Rapids. But “when you come to one of these rallies, all you think is, how could he not win?” The first polling stations opening were in two New Hampshire villages, Dixville Notch and Millsfield, starting at midnight. Most polling stations on the East Coast were to open at 6:00 am or 7:00 am (1100 or 1200 GMT). A tiny hamlet of 12 residents in the middle of the forest, near the Canadian border, Dixville Notch has traditionally voted “first in the nation” since 1960. The vote took minutes, as did the count: five votes for Biden, and none for Trump. Warning of violence Trump himself is planning to visit his campaign headquarters in Virginia on Tuesday, while Biden will travel to his birthplace of Scranton, the scrappy Pennsylvania town where Trump also visited on Monday. There are worries that if the election is close, extended legal chaos and perhaps violent unrest could ensue — not least because Trump has spent months trying to sap public trust in the voting process in a nation already bitterly divided along political fault lines. He ramped up these warnings in the final days, focusing especially on Pennsylvania’s rule allowing absentee ballots received within three days after Tuesday to be counted. In a tweet flagged with a warning label by Twitter on Monday, he said this would “allow rampant and unchecked cheating.” “It will also induce violence in the streets. Something must be done!” Trump tweeted......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

CPP is deceiving the public for denying existence of its front organizations — Roque

It would be the height of deception of the local communist rebel group if it will deny the existence of their front organizations, a Palace official said Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (OPS / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) According to Presidential spokesman Harry Roque, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has an armed group, the New People’s Army (NPA), as well as a political wing composed of the so-called legal front groups. He argued that these front organizations may not take up arms but still belong to the communist rebel group. Roque made the statement even after clarifying that authorities have been advised against red-tagging personalties without presenting proof. “Lilinawin ko, bagama’t ang sinabi ni Secretary Lorenzana na polisiya natin talaga ay kung walang ebidensiya dapat manahimik at huwag mag-red tagging eh hindi naman po ibig sabihin noon na wala talagang mga organisasyon na talagang kasapi at kabahagi ng CPP-NPA (I’d like to make clear that although (Defense) Secretary (Delfin) Lorenzana mentioned our policy to stay silent and avoid red-tagging personalities without proof, it does not mean that there are no organizations belonging to the CPP-NPA),” Roque said during a televised press briefing.  “Ang CPP-NPA po, talagang mayroon silang revolutionary armed struggle, iyan po iyong NPA at mayroon silang political, kasama sa political ay iyong mga tinawag nilang mga organisasyon na diumano’y legal dahil hindi naman sila humahawak ng baril pero kabahagi pa rin po ng CPP-NPA at hindi po madi-deny iyan. Kaplastikan po ng CPP-NPA kung sasabihin nilang wala silang mga legal fronts na tinatawag. (The CPP-NPA has a revolutionary armed struggle, that’s the NPA and they have a political arm composed of what they call legal organizations because they don’t take up arms but they are still part of the CPP-NPA and that cannot be denied. It will be deceitful for the CPP-NPA if they will say they don’t have so-called legal fronts),” he said. Amnesty International earlier appealed to the Philippine government to halt “its vicious and at times deadly practice of red-tagging” or labeling of groups or persons as communists or terrorists. The group urged the government to address criticisms about its policies instead of allegedly endangering people practicing free speech.“In the prevailing context where red-tagged individuals become the targets of harassment, threats and even killings, courts and pertinent government agencies must take concrete steps to ensure the safety and protection of these individuals,” the group said in its website. The appeal was made as the Senate started an inquiry into the controversial red-tagging activities of some military officials. Last week, the Palace said President Duterte wanted military and police officials to stop labeling personalities as communists without showing evidence. Duterte has spoken through Lorenzana who advised officials to be careful in red-tagging, according to Roque. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

Comelec eyes online voting for Pinoys overseas in 2022

The Commission on Elections is considering online voting for overseas Filipinos in the May 2022 presidential polls, an official said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 31st, 2020

PHILHEALTH NAGBAYAD NG P500 MILYON SA PHILIPPINE RED CROSS

NOONG nakaraang linggo, lumabas sa mga pahayagan na ang board members ng PhilHealth Board Philippine Health Insurance Corporation ay naglabas ng desisyon na dapat hintayin ang legal opinion ng DOJ ukol sa PhilHealth-PRC MOA, dahil, kinakailangang ng legal guidance sa gagawing pagbabayad nito ng P 930 milyong pananagutan sa PRC. Ang ahensya ay may sapat na pondong […] The post PHILHEALTH NAGBAYAD NG P500 MILYON SA PHILIPPINE RED CROSS appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Mimiyuuuh sa bashers: You’re all hating there but watch us getting money…

NAKAKA-GOOD vibes ang chikahan ng Kapamilya actress na si Bea Alonzo at ng online sensation at vlogger na si Mimiyuuuh. Napanood namin ang latest vlog ni Bea kung saan inimbitahan nga niya ang YouTube content creator at fashion designer bilang special guest. Dito napag-usapan nina Bea at Mimiyuuuh ang tungkol sa kahalagahan ng edukasyon at […] The post Mimiyuuuh sa bashers: You’re all hating there but watch us getting money… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2020

LEGAL OPINION NG DOJ SA PHILHEALTH-PRC MOA

NOONG ika-22 ng Oktubre, sinuportahan ng PhilHealth Board ang desisyong dapat hintayin ang legal opinion ng DOJ ukol sa PhilHealth-PRC MOA, dahil, kinakailangang ng legal guidance sa gagawing pagbabayad nito ng P930 milyong pananagutan sa PRC. May sapat na pondong pambayad ang ahensiya, ngunit, hinihiling lamang nito ang pang-unawa pa ng mga apektadong sektor habang […] The post LEGAL OPINION NG DOJ SA PHILHEALTH-PRC MOA appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 24th, 2020

Utang ng PhilHealth sa PRC pinanindigang babayaran ni PRRD

Manila, Philippines – May isang salita si Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte nang sabihin nito na babayaran ng pamahalaan ang obligasyon nito sa Philippine Red Cross (PRC). “The President has given his commitment that the government will pay its obligation to the PRC,” ayon kay Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. Idagdag pa ang pagbibigay ng legal na […] The post Utang ng PhilHealth sa PRC pinanindigang babayaran ni PRRD appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2020

Filipino Homes launches its first real estate podcast

With the various platforms we have in this age of the Internet, to share and disseminate content online and on social media, countless individuals have turned to the power of podcasting to inspire and communicate stories to a wider audience. And to further advance his actions in sharing knowledge and strategies in the Real Estate […] The post Filipino Homes launches its first real estate podcast appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2020