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EcoWaste issues warning on underarm whitening creams with mercury content

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The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition has sounded the alarm over mercury exposure through the use of two “made in Thailand” underarm whitening creams. “Our investigation shows that toxic mercury is also present in some cosme...

From left to right: Oamar B. Tabiliran, PLDT Enteprirse Business Head CRB 1 Visayas; Arnold Dosdos, PLDT Enterprise Relationship Manager; Kent C. De La Calzada, PLDT Enterprise AVP & Head, Corporate Relationship Management - Visayas; Marvin Villaruz, AppleOne Mactan Inc. Director of Sales and Marketing; Leif Bajarias, AppleOne Properties Inc. Chief Financial Officer; Danish Khan, AppleOne Mactan Inc. Director of Operations; Dottie Wurglercronin, AppleOne Mactan Inc. General Manager

Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort delivers connections with PLDT Enterprise 

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PLDT Enterprise, the B2B arm of largest fully integrated telco in the country, recently partnered with one of the most premiere resorts in Cebu, the Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort, to deliver robust and reliable connections for their customers and their...

Union Bank earns P12.7 billion in 2022 

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The Union Bank of the Philippines reported a slight increase in its full-year bottom line for 2022, as its revenues recorded a record high on the back of higher net interest and fee-based income during the period, according to a report by GMA Ne...

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Lack of cold storage leads to wastage of 100,000 tons of onions in 2022 

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The Department of Agriculture has recorded the loss of some 100,000 metric tons of onions in 2022, a news release on the department's website said in a report by GMA News. According to the DA, a thirty-five percent loss was "noted after harvest due to lack of facilities such as cold storag...

NEA pushes 100% electrification by 2028 

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The National Electrification Administration (NEA) said on Tuesday that it aims to achieve 100% electrification in the country by the end of the Marcos administration’s term in 2028, according to a report by GMA News. "By 2028, 100% electrification. Double time tayo. My administration wil...

DICT, LGUs agree to accelerate SIM card registration 

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The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has ramped up its subscriber identity module (SIM) registration campaign at the grassroots level by partnering with local government units (LGUs), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Undersecretary Anna Mae Yu Lame...

Head of Marawi Compensation Board appointed

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President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has appointed lawyer Maisara Dandamun-Latiph as chairperson of the Marawi Compensation Board (MCB), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statement, Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Secretary Cheloy Garafil confirmed Dandamun-Latiph’s ...

Voter registration may be extended in flood-hit areas 

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking at the possibility of extending voter registration in areas where the activity has been suspended due to the effects of bad weather, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “At this point, we cannot think of anything. We have full...

Voter registrations exceed 1 million

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday said it has received over 1 million voter applications since the resumption of registration activities in December last year, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “Based on the last update on registration as of January 13,...

Customs authorities seize smuggled onions 

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Customs authorities discovered PHP153 million worth of smuggled fresh red and white onions loaded in seven containers at the Manila International Container Port (MICP), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) reported on Thursday that the smuggled produce w...

Senator wants air traffic control operations privatized 

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Senator Grace Poe recommended the privatization of the country's air traffic control and modernization of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to prevent a repeat of the New Year's Day mess that affected some 65,000 passengers, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. ...

Fuel prices likely to go down next week 

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After a series of increases, local oil industry sources said Friday that they expected a rollback in petroleum product prices in the coming week, according to a report by GMA News. In an interview on Super Radyo dzBB, Department of Energy-Oil Industry Management Bureau (DOE-OIMB) Director Rino...

Environmental group promotes “zero waste” to address toxic pollution in PH

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Environmental watchdog group BAN Toxics, along with other environmental protection advocates, calls on the nation to promote “zero waste” as a principle and practice to reduce toxic and waste pollution in the Philippines in time for Zero Waste Month. January is declared “Zero Wast...

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