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Poe prods telcos: Speed up efforts to make internet connection better, more reliable

This photo shows 4-year-old Senior Nursery student, Raja Filio, attending her online class on August 25, 2020. Contributed photo MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe has urged telecommunication companies to expedite efforts to improve internet connection and reliability as majority of students depend on the internet for distance learning. Poe said that better internet service […]

Stop ‘foreign troll factories’ from ‘polluting’ 2022 polls, Recto tells gov’t

MANILA, Philippines — “Foreign troll factories should be blocked from polluting the 2022 elections,” Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said Thursday, even as he believed that no local candidate “will be in cahoots with alien interests” to advance such a sinister agenda. “I don’t believe that candidates will be in cahoots with alien interests, […]

ABS-CBN chairman Gabby Lopez resigns from network, other Lopez-owned firms

MANILA, Philippines — Citing “personal reasons,” ABS-CBN chairman emeritus and director Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez III tendered his resignation on Thursday, the media giant announced. In a press statement, ABS-CBN said Lopez also tendered his resignation as director of ABS-CBN Holdings Corporation, Sky Vision Corporation, and Rockwell Land Corporation “effective immediately.” ADVERTISEMENT The Board of Directors […]

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocks Davao Occidental

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocked Davao Occidental on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. ADVERTISEMENT The earthquake struck at 9:34 a.m. at 423 kilometers southeast of Sarangani. The tremor was of tectonic origin and had a 31-kilometer depth of focus. FEATURED STORIES No aftershocks or damage was expected, […]

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