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Oscar Albayalde Interaksyon

Student groups decry alleged harassment by military

Members of Anakbayan and the National Union of Students of the Philippines were allegedly being hunted down by members of the military after a...
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Fil-Am director ‘proud’ to feature Filipino characters in Pixar short film

Another Pixar employee with Filipino roots made Pinoys proud when he created a short film under the acclaimed animation studio featuring half-Filipino lead characters. Story...
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Global auto leaders urge Trump administration to end trade turmoil

DETROIT — Auto executives gathered in Detroit on Monday called on the Trump administration and Congress to resolve trade disputes, and end the government...
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Visprint, publisher of Filipino talent, announces final chapters of story

Filipino publishing company Visprint, Inc. appealed for the public to continue supporting local authors and comic book artists and writers after it announced that...
Marriage Interaksyon

Friends of newlyweds who died in Maldives seek funding to bring them home

Friends of a married couple who drowned during a honeymoon trip in Maldives are appealing for donations to help them bring their remains back...
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New app locates nearest comfort room with bidet in case of emergencies

A Filipino created a smartphone application that helps individuals find the nearest comfort room which has a bidet shower in case nature calls in...
Foreign Affairs Teddy Locsin Jr. Interaksyon

Making sense of DFA’s passport data theft controversy

The claim of passport data theft that Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. revealed on Twitter raised concerns over the government’s lack...
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Old plastic wrappers discovered in closed landfill spark concern

Concerns about plastic waste re-emerged when a social media user found out that wrappers of food and basic household necessities remain physically intact years...
Telecommuting Act Interaksyon

The pros and cons of telecommuting or the work-from-home arrangement in the Philippines

The work-from-home program of the private sector will now be regulated by virtue of the recently signed Republic Act No. 11165 or the Telecommuting...

Indonesia’s plans to regulate ride-hailing rates threaten Grab, Go-Jek models

JAKARTA — Indonesia is preparing to launch regulations fixing the rates drivers and riders for ride-hailing services such as Grab and Go-Jek receive, two...
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What you need to know about the Telecommuting Act

President Duterte signed Republic Act 11165 or Telecommuting Act which institutionalizes remote working for employees in the private sector. Besides the convenience of working at...
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Retail shops in China offering cheaper iPhones after poor sales

SHANGHAI - Several Chinese electronics retailers including Alibaba-backed Suning and JD.com have slashed iPhone prices this week, after Apple recently blamed poor sales of...

Insects as pet food can cut dogs’ carbon pawprint

LONDON - Love your dog, but worried about the environmental impact of their meat-heavy diet? Now one British company is offering a solution -...

Meghan Markle to help vulnerable British women ‘reach for the stars’

LONDON - A British charity transforming the lives of some of the country's most vulnerable women said on Thursday Meghan Markle would help them...
Azkals locker room Dubai Interaksyon

Philippine Azkals leave heartfelt gesture in Dubai stadium after loss

The Philippine Azkals won the hearts of football fans when they left their locker room at a stadium in Dubai despite losing their first...
AIDS HIV interaksyon

Advocates of new HIV-AIDS law hope to end stigma among Filipinos

The passage of the law that strengthens the HIV and AIDS policy in the country, which focuses on human rights and educating the public,...
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Lady Gaga says won’t work again with singer R.Kelly

LOS ANGELES — Lady Gaga has vowed to remove a duet she recorded with R&B singer R.Kelly from streaming services and never collaborate with him again. Her...
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Duterte targeting Commission on Audit because it finds anomalies in government

President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against the Commission on Audit prompted a recall at the times the state auditor has detected anomalies in transactions under...
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Philippine central bank further eases forex rules

MANILA — The Philippine central bank on Thursday announced revised rules aimed at liberalizing access to foreign exchange from banks and streamlining procedures for FX...
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Ateneo student involved in bullying claims he was ‘defending’ himself

The Ateneo student dismissed for bullying claimed his actions were self-defense while his mother appealed that the public understand her son is just a...