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A look at the world’s submarine cable systems that power the internet, including connectivity...

The two big telecommunication companies in the country were included among the most improved internet providers of 4G availability in the world despite the...

Japanese artist creates ramen face mask to complement fogged glasses

SYDNEY — Japanese artist Takahiro Shibata's glasses are fogging up because of his face mask - a problem familiar to many spectacles wearers during the...
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Department of Agriculture detects new swine fever outbreaks, eyes more pork imports

The Philippines' Department of Agriculture said on Thursday it had detected new African swine fever outbreaks in six provinces, raising the possibility that the domestic...

Philippine police, military disown fake Facebook accounts

MANILA — The Philippine police and military on Wednesday denied any links to Facebook accounts that were taken down by the social media giant after it said they had...

Palace claims COVID-19 response was ‘science-backed.’ Was it?

Palace said its pandemic response is guided by science as it defends the country from the low rank in a new scientific study that...
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K-pop band BTS delivers ‘message of hope’ at 75th UN General Assembly

NEW YORK — South Korean K-pop band BTS delivered a "message of hope" in a pre-recorded video posted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday...
Duterte in Sept 21 Speech

Even critics praised Duterte for sea stance in UN speech, but some remain in...

President Rodrigo Duterte participated at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly for the first time and his speech drew mixed reactions...

Cardinal Tagle recovers from coronavirus

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has recovered from the coronavirus, the Pontificio Collegio Filippino in Rome said on Wednesday. The cardinal’s recovery came 13 days after...
Disposed face mask

Groups urge LGUs to address medical waste woes ahead of World Environmental Health Day

Environmental health groups renewed their calls for local government units to take action and ensure that disposable face masks and other protective equipment against...

PLDT to conduct ’emergency’ maintenance on internet services for 5 days

In a latest development, Smart and PLDT said internet connectivity will continue despite the emergency maintenance acctivities. Read that story here. Telecommunication giant PLDT Inc. on Wednesday...
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Janine Gutierrez has a sweet reminder for Filipinos as voter registration continues

Kapuso actress Janine Gutierrez reminded Filipinos to register as voters as registration on the Commission of Elections continues. The 30-year-old actress warmly greeted her Twitter...

Japan sushi chef using bodybuilder delivery to buoy COVID-19 hit business

TOKYO — A sushi restaurant in central Japan is trying to boost sluggish demand during the coronavirus pandemic by sending shirtless bodybuilders to deliver food to its...
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Filipinos are among the top five avid K-pop fans this year, says Twitter data

Filipinos are among the greatest fans of K-pop based on their unique voices and the most number of posts on Twitter. Twitter celebrates the 10...
Robin Padilla in Netflixvideo

Support local animation instead of boycott, Filipinos urge amid hate vs Duterte supporter Robin...

Filipino online users are encouraging the public to stop "boycotting" the upcoming Filipino animation film on Netflix just because Robin Padilla, a vocal supporter of...

Lego intensifies search for sustainable bricks

COPENHAGEN— Danish toymaker Lego said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over the next three years to step up efforts to produce its colorful bricks...
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Facebook purges accounts rallying Sara Duterte’s presidential bid, red-tagging of gov’t critics

Facebook removed more than 100 accounts related to the West Philippine Sea row and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio's possible bid for the 2022 national...

Why anti-graft chief Samuel Martires’ recent initiatives go against the Ombudsman’s mandate

Ombudsman Samuel Martires' decision to restrict access to public officials' wealth declaration documents and suspending lifestyle checks go against the mission of his office as...

UN experts, activists seek probe of Philippines drug war killings

GENEVA — U.N. rights experts and activists called on Tuesday for launching an international investigation into unlawful killings in the so-called war on drugs in...

Condo vs culture: Building project brings back calls to save Manila’s San Sebastian Church

Calls to preserve the San Sebastian Basilica, considered the last standing neo-gothic structure in the Philippines, were once again launched by conservation groups online...

Teen pregnancy surge proves RH law ineffective, says priest

A Catholic priest said that the teenage pregnancy surge only proves what they have been saying all along about the "reproductive health" law: it's...