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PH-originated digital financial services fraud jumps 50% — study

Manila Bulletin 12 Jun 2021
The percentage of digital fraud attempts coming from the Philippines increased 19 percent during the same time period ... While this industry is traditionally known for in-person transactions, fraudsters have recognized its rapid digital acceleration and are trying to capitalize,” said TransUnion Philippines President and CEO Pia Arellano.
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At least 6 injured in cargo ship fire at Manila wharf

ABC News 12 Jun 2021
Officials in the Philippines say a fire and a powerful blast have ripped through a small cargo ship docked to refuel in the Philippine capital of Manila ... .
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Digital fraud attempts on the rise in PH

Manila Standard Today 12 Jun 2021
The percentage of digital fraud attempts coming from the Philippines increased 19 percent during the same time ... While this industry is traditionally known for in-person transactions, fraudsters have recognized its rapid digital acceleration and are trying to capitalize,” said TransUnion Philippines president and chief executive Pia Arellano.
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Explosion, fire on cargo vessel hurts six in Philippines

Marietta Daily Journal 12 Jun 2021
An explosion ripped through a cargo vessel docked at a port in the Philippine capital Manila, triggering a fire and injuring at least six people, the coastguard said.Two crew members of the MV Titan 8 were still missing and rescuers ... .
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Cargo ship explosion in Philippines injures at least six, causes fire in Manila slum

South China Morning Post 12 Jun 2021
A fire and a powerful blast ripped through a small cargo ship docked to refuel in the Philippine ...
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PLDT and Smart advocate SOGIE-inclusive policies, training activities

Journal Online 11 Jun 2021
As the Philippines’ largest fully integrated telecommunications company, PLDT Inc ... PLDT is the Philippines’ largest fully integrated telco company ... PLDT is listed on the Philippine ... PLDT has one of the largest market capitalizations among Philippine — listed companies.
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Record IPO boosts family fortunes to $3.6 B

Manila Bulletin 11 Jun 2021
Two families behind the best-selling Lucky Me! instant noodles are sitting on a fortune worth billions of dollars after a record IPO in the Philippines, the latest example of the vast wealth being created in Asia as companies go public ... And Hoediono’s wife Betty Ang from the Philippines, the president, has 18%.
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On the 123rd PH Independence Day celebration, Briones enjoins stakeholders to reflect on the real ...

Manila Bulletin 11 Jun 2021
(Screengrab from DepEd Philippines/FB) ... DepEd National Capital Region (NCR) along with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NCHP) and other partners held a virtual symposium for the 2021 Independence Day celebration ... Virtual symposium on the 123rd Philippine Independence Day celebration (Screengrab from DepEd Philippines/FB).
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Deployment cap review sought as PAMET cites promising job opportunities for Pinoy healthcare workers in US

Manila Bulletin 11 Jun 2021
[So they expect that] there are 2.5 million nurses that are needed in the next few years,” said Trinidad, who works at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in the American capital city ... Incidentally, the 5,000-limit was already reached as of last week according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).
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Stock index breaches 6,900 resistance

Manila Bulletin 11 Jun 2021
Regina Capital Development Corporation Managing Director Luis Limlingan said “Philippine shares climbed above the 6900 level to finish the week as investors shrugged off a key US inflation report that showed a bigger-than-expected increase in price pressures.”.
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Cara-wow! DOST helping carabao farmers become dairy entrepreneurs

Manila Bulletin 11 Jun 2021
“It has made high marks in the carabao crossbreeding and is often called as the “crossbred carabao capital of the Philippines“ by official farmers in the town,” the DOST chief said ... Guerrero and his representative, retired Center Director of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) Dr.
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STREAMING REVIEWS: Pinoy pride, comedy, and action on Netflix

Manila Bulletin 11 Jun 2021
It’s finally time to watch Trese on Netflix; and there’s a new, smart comedy special, and a capital A for Action film to stream. Trese (Netflix Philippines) – Thanks to its cult following here, the Filipino anime series Trese should find a ready audience when it debuts today.
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Cleanfuel opens third Mandaluyong City station

Manila Bulletin 11 Jun 2021
Leading independent oil firm, Cleanfuel announced the successful inauguration of its third station in Mandaluyong City — Cleanfuel Boni Avenue ... Situated at the corner of Boni Avenue and P ... Rizal in Marikina, which is the company’s premier station in the shoe capital of the Philippines. Cleanfuel President Atty ... .
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Philippines forced to close Covid-19 vaccination sites after delivery delays

Straits Times 10 Jun 2021
MANILA (REUTERS) - A delay in Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to the Philippines has forced some cities in the capital region to close vaccination sites, complicating Manila's efforts to ramp up its immunisation drive ... In Marikina City, 18,000 people were awaiting the arrival of more vaccines, Mayor Marcelino Teodoro told CNN Philippines.
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Philippines' Covid-19 vaccination drive hit by delivery delays

The Times of India 10 Jun 2021
A delay in Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to the Philippines has forced some cities in the capital region to close vaccination sites, complicating Manila's efforts to ramp up its immunisation drive ... In Marikina City, 18,000 people were awaiting the arrival of more vaccines, its mayor Marcelino Teodoro told CNN Philippines.
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