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33 Pasay barangays under lockdown

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A total of 33 barangays and one business establishment were placed under a 14-day lockdown in Pasay City as part of its “control and containment” strategy to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The lockdown was made ef...

PH climbs 10 spots in internet speed ranking

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The Philippines climbed 10 spots to 86th in the global mobile internet speed rankings in January this year, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said in a report by GMA News.. Citing a report from internet access perfor...

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Tropical depression 'Auring' weakens

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Tropical Storm Auring has slightly weakened as it moves very slowly over the Philippine sea towards the eastern coast of the Caraga region from its last estimated position 460 km. east-southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, according to a report by ...

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DC Comics to produce Spotify podcasts

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 23, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Apart from Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen's podcast, Spotify announced at its Stream On event Tuesday the multiyear agreement its penned with Warner Bros. and DC to produce a number of podcasts exploring the superheroes and supervillains of the DC Universe, according to a report by GMA ...

Labor group seeks wage hike 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

A labor group is seeking a P100 emergency wage relief across-the-board increase petition with the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) office in Manila, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In their petition, Defend Jobs Philippines said it is time for another salary a...

Big Hit to hold global audition for next K-pop sensation 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleCarlo Cameron

The company behind South Korean boy band BTS announced a project to find the next K-Pop sensation, through a global audition program that is expected to air in the United States in 2022, according to a report by GMA News. Big Hit Entertainment said it was teaming with Universal Music Group to find,...

Reopening of cinemas deferred to March 1 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 15, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The reopening of cinemas in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) was moved to March 1 to allow consultations with local officials, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this announcement after Metro Manila mayors expressed apprehension...

NCR mayors reluctant on reopening of cinemas 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 14, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

Metro Manila mayors have reservations about the national government’s decision to allow the reopening of cinemas and other businesses in areas under general community quarantine, such as the capital region, according to a report by CNN Philippines. “At the moment there’s still som...

Blackpink’s ‘The Show’ gets a lot of Filipino viewers

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleMariel Guevarra

Soompi, citing YG Entertainment, said the Philippines was among the top three countries that viewed Blackpink’s “The Show", according to a report by GMA News. After the K-Pop girl group held their first virtual concert last week, their agency YG released the list of countries with ...

SSS announces compulsory use of payment reference numbers for short-term loan payments 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 06, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Computer-generated payment reference numbers (PRNs) will be required for short-term loan payments starting April 1, 2021, state fund Social Security System (SSS) said. Billing months to be covered by this system will be from March 2021 and onwards.     The PRN, a system-generated number ...

The Maya Kitchen workshops go virtual 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 05, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Here is your chance to improve your way around the kitchen. The Maya Kitchen workshops are back and better than ever as it goes virtual, giving you a chance to learn how to cook and bake right in the comfort of your home. But that’s not all, with these classes all conducted live via Zoom, you ...

September declared as Film Industry Month 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday declared September of every year as the “Philippine Film Industry Month, according to a report by GMA News. The activities and programs will be spearheaded by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), according to Proclamation 1085. &ldquo...

BTS wins at 30th Seoul Music Awards 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 01, 2021 loyalty account_circleCarlo Cameron

BTS received six awards at the 30th Seoul Music Awards, according to a report by GMA News. According to a Soompi report, BTS took home the Daesang (Grand Prize), the Best Album Award, the Best Song Award, the K-Wave Award, the WhosFandom Award, and the Bonsang (Main Award). This marks the gro...

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