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Tiger Woods survives crash, but legs broken

Los Angeles---US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital Tuesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was lucky to survive......»»

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Who& rsquo;s behind the pork shortage?

Yesterday, I was invited by former Candaba Mayor Jerry Pelayo, who has just been appointed as National Coordinator for the Department of Agriculture’s Bantay-Presyo, to accompany him and his team as they inspected of two of the largest public markets in Quezon City: Mega Q-Mart and the Commonwealth Public Market......»»

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Best practices in Southeast Asia

A year ago, the thought of community quarantine was badly dreaded by the entire country, more so the possibility of localized lockdowns......»»

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Vaccines and variants

Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr, the vaccine czar, recently asked the public to stretch their patience some more because of further delays in the arrival of the vaccines......»»

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Sugar law must confine itself to sugar

Believing that the state and performance of one of this country’s leading agricultural industries had deteriorated over the years, Congress in 2015 enacted SIDA (Sugar Industry Development Act). SIDA’s salient provision was the appropriation of P2 billion annually for the sugar industry......»»

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Half empty, half full

A Palace spokesman this week defended the emergency use authorization (EUA) issued to the COVID-19 vaccine made by China’s Sinovac, CoronaVac, saying it had met World Health Organization (WHO) standards......»»

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realme to reshape Filipino digital lifestyle with 'realmeTechLife

realme, the no. 1 smartphone brand in the Philippines, is bringing a new generation of digital lifestyle experience in the country -- the realme TechLife. Bringing a 360° interconnected experience to users, the realme TechLife is the tech brand’s solution to the growing need of Filipinos for an upgraded smart home and living experience. The realme TechLife will officially be introduced in the Philippines on March 2, at 6 p.m. via a live stream on the realme Philippines Facebook page and YouTube channel......»»

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Cebuana Lhuillier s services can now be done from home

In the past year, we’ve seen how businesses have switched to digital platforms due to the community quarantine. Many have come up with innovative ways to ensure that they are able to provide their basic services to people at home. One of them is Cebuana Lhuillier, which is one of the most accessible pawnshops in the country with 2,500 branches nationwide. .....»»

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Globe readies VoLTE service for postpaid customers in 1,538 towns, cities

Globe is all set to make its VoLTE service accessible to postpaid customers in more towns and municipalities in the country.  Its aggressive network expansion and modernization efforts have resulted in making Voice over LTE or VoLTE service available soon to postpaid customers in 1,538 towns and cities all over the country......»»

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Accenture Tech Vision: Masters of change to define future

According to the Accenture Technology Vision 2021, technology was a lifeline during the global pandemic – enabling new ways of working and doing business, creating new interactions and experiences, and improving health and safety......»»

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LG s UVnano technology redefines cleanliness

Nowadays the importance of cleanliness cannot be overstated. Frequent hand-washing greatly eliminates the possibility of spreading infectious pathogens. Cleaning gadgets and other items we frequently touch, immediately washing clothes worn outside, and introducing air-purifying indoor plants inside the house are also some of the simple ways that you can keep you and your family safe while at home.  .....»»

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Quarantine discoveries online that performance smartphones like the vivo Y31 will teach us

A year into the quarantine and most Filipinos turned to one thing that kept them updated, connected, and entertained: the internet. From learning a new recipe to participating in “new normal” online parties, going virtual does not only shake off the gloominess this pandemic brings. It is also a useful tool for self-discoveries......»»

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Billionaire Thiele, Lufthansa& rsquo;s biggest investor, dies at 79

Berlin, Germany—German billionaire Heinz Hermann Thiele, the biggest shareholder in Lufthansa airline, died Tuesday aged 79, announced Knorr-Bremse, the company through which he built his fortune......»»

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Scents of time: Belgrade& rsquo;s last craft perfumery

Belgrade, Serbia---From a cobblestoned street in downtown Belgrade, the Sava perfumery has seen more than half a century sweep past without ceasing in its mission to keep the city’s citizens smelling flowery and fresh......»»

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Rigid Brexit requirements killing Britain& rsquo;s au pair system

London---Once a childcare mainstay for many working parents, Britain’s au pair system is under threat after Brexit—piling pressure on families and forcing some mothers to consider quitting their jobs.  .....»»

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Fed& rsquo;s Powell allays inflation fears, vows to keep rates low

Washington---Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell attempted to tamp down rising inflation concerns, and again on Tuesday pledged to keep benchmark lending rates low until jobs recover and prices have risen consistently......»»

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Diokno: BSP in search of fifth deputy governor

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said Wednesday a fifth deputy governor may be needed as the banking regulator evolves with the changing times......»»

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Market down; DITO, Apollo Global drop

The stock market retreated Wednesday as the delay in the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in the country dampened hopes for a quick economic recovery......»»

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SEC approves Aboitiz Power& rsquo;s application to sell fixed-rate bonds worth at least P30 billion

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the application of Aboitiz Power Corp. to raise up to P30 billion......»»

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Ayala Land allots P88 billion for & lsquo;21 capital expenditures

Property developer Ayala Land Inc. said Wednesday it will spend P88 billion in capital expenditures this year as it expects overall businesses to recover from pre-pandemic levels in two to three years......»»

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