Thursday, August 6, 2020

Dirtier than toilet seats, smartphones can carry coronaviruses

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With the threat of COVID-19 increasing in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH), as well as the World Health Organization (WHO), encourages the public to further observe cleanliness. Health authorities remind the public that...

Electric vehicles can further reduce air pollution in PH

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Countries like China, India, Japan, Russia, and the United States stay on the list of top emitters of carbon dioxide (CO2) in 2018, according to the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research's (EDGAR) Fossil...

Japan launches 10Gbps Internet service for $55 per month

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In settings like the United States, customers often end up with no choice but to pay for the service while struggling with slow broadband speeds. As expected, the customer service department of the Internet...

Why the US is not OK with Huawei as 5G supplier

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Look at how things can be achievable with the help of high-grade devices. With the 5G rollout imminent this year, the new generation technology responds to the many demands of today's consumers and businesses. Hopes...

GSIS to launch mobile app for members

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The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) plans to launch a new mobile application as part of its efforts to make its services more accessible to its members. GSIS chairman and acting president Rolando Macasaet announced...

Comelec approves mobile voting app trial run

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has authorized for a trial run a mobile voting app that will allow Filipinos to cast their votes online in upcoming elections. “This will be very useful for seafarers and...

PayMaya BalikBayad campaign inspires Pinoys to go cashless

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PayMaya Philippines Inc. has stepped up its campaign to encourage more Filipinos to adopt cashless payment through the PayMaya app. PayMaya launched yesterday its “BalikBayad” campaign which eyes to follow the success of its “Don’t...

Intramuros history now viewable via augmented reality app

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Tourists can now relive the history of Intramuros with just a tap on their phones, thanks to a local made augmentation reality application. The Department of Tourism (DOT) and iAcademy recently collaborated to make the...

WHO fights infodemic amid novel coronavirus outbreak

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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it has been working around the clock with Internet and social media giants to tackle misinformation spreading among the public regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. WHO chief...

Pangilinan ready to face Dennis Uy in Telco supremacy

PLDT Inc. is prepared to take on a new contender with the entry of Dito Telecommunity in the second half of 2020. “If they are there, we will be ready,” PLDT CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan...

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Revival of death penalty might affect attempts to save Filipinos on death row abroad

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If the Philippines would revive the death penalty, the country might lose its "moral ascendancy" in negotiations involving Filipinos facing capital punishment overseas. In his...

Medical representatives now included in gov’t COVID containment panel after 5 months of lockdown

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Nearly five months into quarantine, medical representatives from various organizations will now be a part of a technical panel focusing on containing the coronavirus...

P15-billion loss in PhilHealth funds tagged as ‘crime of the year’

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The series of anomalies within the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is tagged as the "crime of the year," according to the state insurer's...