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SpaceX to partner with Philippine tycoon on satellite service

MANILA, Philippines: The local partner of billionaire Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) has announced that the company is expanding into the Philippines.The company will offer satellite broadband services to businesses and the government, said Data Lake Inc, a Philippine-based firm, partly owned by tycoon Henry Sy Jr.Data Lake said that it signed a deal to become the first partner.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Oct. 29

MANILA -- A spokesperson of Philippine national disaster agency on Saturday lowered the death toll caused by severe tropical storm Nalgae to 45, with 18 more remaining missing. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Bernardo Rafaelito Alejandro initially said 72 died from the storm, which was confirmed by the disaster agency in an official bulletin. (Philippines-Storm-Casua.....»»

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Philippines logs 1,370 new cases, death toll breaches 64,000

MANILA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 1,370 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 4,003,459. The Department of Health said the number of active cases dropped to 20,824, while 38 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, pushing the country's death toll to 64,033. Metro Manila, the capital region with over 13 million.....»»

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Philippine Storm Victims Feared Tsunami, Ran Toward Mudslide

MANILA - Victims of a huge mudslide set off by a storm in a coastal Philippine village that had once been devastated by a killer tsunami mistakenly thought a tidal wave was coming and ran to higher ground where they were buried alive by the boulder-laden deluge, an official said Sunday.At least 18 bodies, including those of children, have been dug out by rescuers in the vast muddy mound that now covers much of K.....»»

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UAE stands in solidarity with Philippines and offers condolences to flood and landslides victims

ABU DHABI, 30th October, 2022 (WAM) - The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with the Republic of the Philippines over the victims of floods and landslides that hit south of the country and resulted in the death of dozens of people. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co.....»»

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Philippines logs 943 new COVID-19 cases, 32 more deaths

MANILA, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 943 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,996,818. The Department of Health said the number of active cases dropped to 21,924, while 32 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, raising the country's death toll to 63,846. Metro Manila, the capital region with over 13 million p.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Oct. 25

NEW DELHI -- Many places in India witnessed a partial solar eclipse on Tuesday, officials said. The Indian Institute of Astrophysics live-streamed the celestial phenomenon. (India-Solar Eclipse) - - - - JAKARTA -- Rescuers retrieved three more bodies on Tuesday after a ship caught fire in the waters off Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province a day earlier, bringing the casualties of the incident t.....»»

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1st LD: 6.7-magnitude quake hits northern Philippines

MANILA, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 jolted northern Philippines on Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. The institute said the quake, which occurred at 22:59 local time (1459 GMT), hit at a depth of 28 km, about 7 km northwest of Tineg town of Abra province on the main island of Luzon. The institute said the tectonic quake will trigger a.....»»

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2nd LD Writethru: 6.7-magnitude quake hits northern Philippines

MANILA, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 jolted northern Philippines on Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said, adding that it might cause damage. The institute said the quake, which occurred at 22:59 local time (1459 GMT), hit at a depth of 28 km, about 7 km northwest of Tineg town of Abra province on the main island of Luzon. The quake was als.....»»

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6.8-magnitude quake hits Philippines: US Geological Survey

Manila [Indonesia], October 25 (ANI): An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 on the Richter scale struck near Pinili in the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, which struck at 14:59:01 UTC, was initially determined to be at 17.685 degrees north latitude and 120.813 degrees east longitude with a depth of 15.9 km. Earlier in July, four people were killed and around 60 more left injured af.....»»

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Guest Opinion: One year for AUKUS -- there is everything to lose

by Xin Ping BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- More than a year has passed since the signing of AUKUS, a trilateral security pact between Australia, Britain and the United States. Feeling cheated, many stakeholders found that the pact increasingly endangers, rather than promotes, regional peace and security. For France, the loss is not only about a lucrative contract, but more about the eroded trust between its.....»»

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Magnitude 6.4 quake jolts northern Philippines, at least 26 hurt

MANILA, 26th October, 2022 (WAM) -- A magnitude 6.4 tectonic earthquake jolted Abra in the Philippines on Tuesday night, injuring 26 people and damaging houses and public infrastructure, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) quoted the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) as saying. The quake struc.....»»

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CreditAccess Grameen posts highest-ever quarterly profit growth at 195%

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 26 (ANI): The country's largest non-banking financial company-micro finance institution (NBFC-MFI) -- CreditAccess Grameen -- said it posted a record 195 per cent jump in its net profit to Rs 176 crore for the quarter ended September, against Rs 59.7 crore in the year-ago period. The MFI's total income rose 31 per cent year-on-year to Rs 814.3 crore from Rs 618.6 crore in the corresp.....»»

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At least 36 injured from 6.4-magnitude earthquake in northern Philippines

MANILA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Philippines late Tuesday night injured at least 36 people and damaged buildings, the military said on Wednesday. Lt. Col. Elmar Salvador, spokesperson of the military's northern command, said the injured are from the Ilocos Norte and Abra provinces on the main Luzon island. He said no one died but the earthquake damaged several h.....»»

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Philippines logs 1,121 new COVID-19 cases, 37 more deaths

MANILA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 1,121 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,997,941. The Department of Health said the number of active cases dropped to 21,325, while 37 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, bringing the country's death toll to 63,883. Metro Manila, the Philippine capital with over 13.....»»

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Hero MotoCorp to debut in Philippines market after pact with Terrafirma Motors

New Delhi [India]/Manila [Philippines], October 26 (ANI): One of the world's largest motorcycle manufacturers, Hero MotoCorp, on Wednesday said it is set to commence its operations in the Philippines. The company said it was partnering with Terrafirma Motors Corporation (TMC), a part of the Columbian Group of Companies, to bring motorcycles to the country. As part of the partnership, TMC will be the exclusive assembler an.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Oct. 26

MANILA -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Philippines late Tuesday night injured at least 36 people and damaged buildings, the military said on Wednesday. Lt. Col. Elmar Salvador, spokesperson of the military's northern command, said the injured are from the Ilocos Norte and Abra provinces on the main Luzon island. He said no one died but the earthquake damaged several houses, century-old.....»»

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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Oct. 26

KUALA LUMPUR -- All six people on board the helicopter that crashed near Cameron Highlands, Pahang state on Wednesday afternoon have been found alive, local media reported, citing a police official. "All were found safe in the hills in Brinchang at about 4 p.m. Efforts to get the victims out of the area are ongoing by search and rescue personnel," Perak police chief Mohd Yusri Hassan Basri said. (Malaysia-Helico.....»»

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JVOJS 2022: Bulatlat receives 2022 CMFR Award of Distinction; ABS-CBN s Karmina Constantino named Marshall McLuhan Fellow

CMFR HELD the Jaime V. Ongpin Journalism Seminar online for the third time on Thursday, October 27. The program is supported with a grant from the National Endowment for Democracy and with the cooperation of Ateneo de Manila University.The Jaime V. Ongpin Journalism Seminar featured a panel.....»»

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2 soldiers killed, 1 wounded in rebel ambush in Philippines

MANILA, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The military said rebels ambushed troops in northern Philippines on Thursday morning, killing two soldiers and wounding another. Army spokesperson Captain Rigor Pamittan said another soldier was missing after the attack. Pamittan said the soldiers were helping earthquake victims in Malibcong town in northern Abra province on the main Luzon island when the New People's Army (NPA.....»»

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