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Senator wants higher electricity subsidy for the poor

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To further cushion the adverse impact of high commodity prices, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is proposing that the government provide an additional subsidy of P1 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for low-income consumers, or a total of P418 million, to be source...

Creative solutions reshape the world 

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Design is crucial in architecture as it is vital in determining residential and commercial buildings’ functionality, sustainability, and aesthetic appeal. With technological advancements and the growing awareness of environmental issues, archit...

Senate bills seek to protect freelancers from abuse

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With the fast-growing market for freelancers, two bills protecting them from abuses and exploitations have been filed in the Senate, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Senator Lito Lapid filed Senate Bill No. 1998 or an Act Provid...

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PH, China start talks on South China Sea 

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The Philippines and China kicked off on Thursday highly anticipated talks on the South China Sea and the two nations' overall bilateral relations, the first onsite meetings of their kind since the pandemic struck, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The 23rd Philippine-China F...

iACADEMY launches fast-track program for Accountancy 

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iACADEMY, the pioneer of cutting-edge programs such as animation, game development, and software engineering, has launched a 2-year fast track program for BS Accountancy. This program is the first of its kind in the Philippines, designed to meet the rising demand for highly skilled professionals in...

4 new EDCA sites to rise across PH 

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President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Wednesday the four new additional Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) sites will be located in the northern and southern parts of the country, and Palawan, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a media interview after attending the 126t...

DND asks other countries help to contain Mindoro oil spill 

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Department of National Defense (DND) chief Carlito Galvez Jr. said the government will seek the help of the country's allies and partners to mitigate the adverse effects of the oil spill which was caused by the sinking of the M/T Princess Empress off Naujan, Oriental Mindoro, according to a repo...

Holcim sustainability drive leads to water consumption efficiency

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Leading building solutions provider Holcim Philippines, Inc. has reduced freshwater withdrawals by 64 percent since 2018 as the company continues efficiency initiatives to lessen the environmental footprint of operations and safeguard the water resources of host communities. The...

Rakuten Viber partners with Taxumo to empower more MSMEs

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Starting a business has always been challenging. For micro, small, and medium enterprises or MSMEs, the burden of ensuring business success falls on a few individuals and, in some cases, just one. For most entrepreneurs, taxes take time and attention better spent focusing on operations. Leading mes...

Senate panel wants reforms in PNPA 

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The Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs on Wednesday expressed its determination to implement reforms at the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) through legislation, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This, after it came to the committee's attention tha...

Solon wants evacuation centers properly implemented

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A lawmaker on Wednesday said adequate funding and proper implementation are crucial to the effectiveness of the proposed establishment of “fully-equipped and fully operational" evacuation centers in every city and municipality in the country, according to a report by Philippine News ...

BAN Toxics warns against water beads toys

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Safe Toys for Kids advocate BAN Toxics warns the public over the continuous selling of water beads toys. The colorful crystal beads are made of superabsorbent polymer chemicals, also known as jelly beads, hydro orbs, crystal soil, and gel beads. When the tiny, hard plastic balls are placed in water...

DILG to hold fun run for anti-drug campaign 

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President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. enjoined the public to participate in Sunday’s fun run organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to help promote the anti-drug advocacy, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a Facebook post on Saturday, Marcos invi...

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