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Firefighters battle massive bush fire

BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) — Australian firefighters are struggling to control a massive bush fire that already destroyed 40 percent of the UNESCO world heritage-listed Fraser Island before a heatwave hit Monday. The fire on the world’s largest sand island, off Australia’s east coast, has been raging for more than six weeks and is consuming large […] The post Firefighters battle massive bush fire appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Tianjin becomes hotspot for foreign investment

TIANJIN, China (Xinhua) — Giant wind turbine blades measuring more than 65 meters are laid out in the storage area of a sprawling wind turbine factory in north China’s Tianjin Municipality, waiting to be transported to the nearby seaport and shipped to other parts of the world. The factory is run by Vestas Wind Technology […] The post Tianjin becomes hotspot for foreign investment appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Trump won’t concede to Biden

WASHINGTON (AFP) — In the first TV interview since losing his re-election bid, President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that he will never concede to Joe Biden and abandon his conspiracy theory about mass ballot fraud. “It’s not like you’re gonna change my mind. My mind will not change in six months,” Trump told Fox News […] The post Trump won’t concede to Biden appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Biden fractures foot

WASHINGTON (AFP) — US president-elect Joe Biden has a foot fracture and will likely have to wear a medical boot, his team said Sunday after the 78-year-old was taken to the doctor because he had slipped while playing with his dog. Biden, who will become the oldest US President upon his January swearing-in, suffered the […] The post Biden fractures foot appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Chinese probe sets moon landing

BEIJING, China (Xinhua) — China’s Chang’e-5 probe is preparing for a soft landing on the moon to undertake the country’s first collection of samples from an extraterrestrial body. The lander-ascender combination of the spacecraft separated from its orbiter-returner combination at 4:40 a.m. Monday (Beijing Time), according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA). Launched on […] The post Chinese probe sets moon landing appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Iran mulls response

TEHRAN, Iran (AFP) — Debate raged in Iran on Sunday over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist’s assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was honored at Shiite shrines to prepare it for burial. Two days after Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died from wounds sustained in a firefight between his guards and […] The post Iran mulls response appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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FinTech welcomes Phl’s digital banking system

Emerging financial technology firms welcomed the recent decision of the Monetary Board to recognize digital banking platform as a new bank category that’s separate and distinct from the traditional bank classifications. According to Lito Villanueva, chair at Fintech Alliance.ph and RCBC EVP and chief innovation and inclusion officer, the FinTech Alliance and the entire Philippine […] The post FinTech welcomes Phl’s digital banking system appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Samar road projects near completion

The Department of Public Works and Highways-Northern Samar Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-NSSDEO) is almost done with the construction of three high-impact projects appropriated under the 2020 national budget. District Engineer Ferdinand Briones said the projects include the construction of a two-kilometer new access road leading to a tourism destination, a flood control project and […] The post Samar road projects near completion appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Stocks slip as infections overshadow vaccine hopes

NEW YORK, United States — Global equity markets fell back Monday as hopes that Covid-19 vaccines will soon be rolled out were overshadowed by fears of a coming surge in US cases. Oil prices remained under pressure as traders monitored an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting in Vienna amid worries producers won’t reach an […] The post Stocks slip as infections overshadow vaccine hopes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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PCOO fetes NTC anew

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) — through the Freedom of Information-Project Management Office (FOI-PMO) – recently recognized the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) as one of the Top Requested and Performing Agencies in the eFOI Portal. During the 2020 Freedom of Information (FOI) Awards ceremony, the NTC was feted as part of an elite group […] The post PCOO fetes NTC anew appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Brit shot dead in Palayan City

PALAYAN CITY, NUEVA ECIJA – A British engineer was shot dead by two unidentified armed men in Palayan City Sunday evening. Palayan City Police Station (PCPS) said 51-year-old victim Paul Salmon was having a drinking spree with his friend at his home in Barangay Militar of this city when two unidentified men appeared at his […] The post Brit shot dead in Palayan City appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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SC implements four-day work week beginning Tuesday

Beginning Tuesday, 1 December, all courts nationwide will be operational 10 hours daily while the four-day workweek is being implemented among court officials and employees. The scheme, according to the Supreme Court circular, 80 percent of all court personnel will report for work Mondays to Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the remaining […] The post SC implements four-day work week beginning Tuesday appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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No FDA approval, no AstraZeneca’s vaccines in Phl, assures Duque

The coronavirus vaccines being developed by British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca will not roll out in the country should it fail to secure approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday, as some experts cast doubts on its reported success rate. In a televised briefing, Health Secretary Francisco Duque […] The post No FDA approval, no AstraZeneca’s vaccines in Phl, assures Duque appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Bongga! Angel tutulungan mga nawalan ng trabaho sa ABS-CBN

Hindi na bago ang pagiging Good Samaritan ng aktres na si Angel Locsin.  Sangkaterba na ang mga nabigyan niya ng tulong — mapa indibidwal man o mga organisasyon man iyan lalo na ngayong panahon ng pandemya. At dahil diyan tuloy pa rin siyang magiging blessing sa marami, lalo na ngayong balak niyang gawing daan ang […] The post Bongga! Angel tutulungan mga nawalan ng trabaho sa ABS-CBN appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Ray Parks suffers injury; to miss Game 2 of PBA Finals

CLARK– TNT Tropang Giga hit a snag as the main gunner Ray Parks suffered a calf injury and is likely to miss Game 2 of the PBA Philippine Cup best-of-seven finals against Barangay Ginebra on Wednesday. Head coach Bong Ravena confirmed that the 27-year old guard sustained a left calf strain following their 94-100 overtime […] The post Ray Parks suffers injury; to miss Game 2 of PBA Finals appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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CREATE Act valuable tool for economic recovery

Senate’s approval of the tax reform package Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act will be an urgent and valuable tool for the country’s “V-shaped” economic recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. CREATE was approved by senators on 26 November with a vote of 20-1, after several revisions and debates since […] The post CREATE Act valuable tool for economic recovery appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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From majors to manga: Japan’s tennis ace Osaka to star in comic book

Japan’s major-winning tennis player Naomi Osaka has welcomed a new manga comic-book series where she will star as a cartoon character in a magazine aimed at teenage girls. “Unrivaled Naomi Tenka-ichi”, which will run in “Nakayosi” magazine from late December, was produced with the help of Osaka’s older sister, Mari. “Tenka-ichi” means “world number one” […] The post From majors to manga: Japan’s tennis ace Osaka to star in comic book appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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When Diego met Roger

The photographer behind numerous photos of the moment when the late football legend Diego Maradona met Roger Federer revealed the Argentine’s excitement to meet the tennis great. Jorge Ferrari, a United Arab Emirates-based photographer, was at the 2013 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships where Maradona was in attendance. He claimed Maradona came to watch the […] The post When Diego met Roger appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Creation of global Halal trade regulation urged

It is imperative to promote and market Halal as a sustainable way of living and doing business, and an avenue for economic development rather than strictly on religious terms The post Creation of global Halal trade regulation urged appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Settlement through videoconferencing

Videoconferencing is really an effective tool during these times. Not only is it virus-free, it affords a more convenient and efficient way of making parties meet The post Settlement through videoconferencing appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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