Thursday, January 28, 2021

Brain drain deprives Filipinos quality, efficient telecommunications services — Poe

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As the Senate Committee on Public Services prepares to convene for a public hearing to tackle measures granting the application for franchises of several telecommunications companies in the country, Senator Grace Poe raised the...

PH internet speed continuously improving — Ookla

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Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence, testing applications, and technology, bared that the country’s internet connectivity is continuously improving based on its November 2020 report. For fixed broadband, the latest report...

Get nod of residents first before reviving Bataan Nuclear Power Plant — Duterte

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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi and former Pangasinan Rep. Mark Cojuangco to secure first the approval of residents living near the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant before they...

Duterte scolds LGUs for not helping telcos in improving Internet connectivity

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President Rodrigo Duterte berated local government units (LGUs) once again for not immediately addressing red tape in the telecommunications sector that led to insufficient cell tower roll-outs and unsatisfactory Internet connection service in the...

PHIVOLCS chief flags down geohazards in P736-billion Bulacan airport project

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Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) Director Renato Solidum disclosed that the project site of the proposed P736 billion New Manila International Airport in Bulacan showed some indications of flooding and other geohazard...

Manila tricycle drivers set to work as food delivery service

Around 500 tricycle drivers in Manila who cannot work due to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) are now set to their new job as food delivery riders. Since the ECQ has started, tricycle drivers couldn't...

Philippine Arena turns into quarantine facility for COVID-19

Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) turned over its quarantine facility at the Philippine Arena to the national government. The Philippine Arena is expected to open its 300-bed facilities that provide 24/7 health care, free meals for...

Manila realigns P611-million infra budget for COVID-19 response

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The city government of Manila has realigned its P611 million fund originally set for infrastructure to address the budget for cash and food assistance of over 600,000 constituents. "We realigned about P611 million that was...

TESDA urges Pinoys to avail online courses in time of COVID-19

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To ease boredom and anxiety, as well as prevent people from going outside amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to COVID-19, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) encourages Filipinos to enroll...

Vietnam all set to host ASEAN Summit in April

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ASEAN member-states have praised Vietnam’s preparations for the ASEAN Summit at the ASEAN Joint Consultative Meeting (JCM) as well as its initiatives and proposals in constructing a vision for ASEAN in 2025 and beyond. Vietnamese...

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Pinalakas at pinabilis na Globe Home Prepaid WiFi, inilabas na 

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Mas pinalakas, mas pinabilis na Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi ang kailangan ngayon sa new normal, lalo na’t maraming binago ang pandemya sa pamumuhay...
Sangley Point Airport scrapped | An artist's rendition of the proposed Sangley International Airport

Gov. Remulla: They’re not fully committed 

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“They’re not fully committed,” said Cavite Governor Juanito Victor Remulla after finding out that the consortium’s documentation was “deficient in three or four items”. Worth...
Duterte takes preventative move | Coronavirus, illustrated

Duterte takes preventative move, recalls earlier IATF order

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MANILA — Three days after Malacañan announced further easing of age-based stay-at-home restrictions, President Rodrigo Duterte withdrew the government resolution, now allowing persons 15...