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Detect and Respond: Decode 2022 Calls on Industry

Detect and Respond: Decode 2022 - Leading cybersecurity company Trend Micro will be holding its annual cybersecurity conference titled Decode 2022: Detect & Respond this November 28 and 29, 2022. On this year’s two-day virtual event, Trend Micro will bring together the best cybersecurity professionals and experts to discuss industry trends, case studies, and security… Continue reading Detect and Respond: Decode 2022 Calls on Industry

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Grab Social Protection Program for Drivers and Delivery Partners

Grab Social Protection Program: Grab Philippines, together with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), Social Security System (SSS), and Pag Ibig Fund, announced its Social Protection Program, creating a stronger social safety net for Grab drivers and delivery partners in the Philippines. The company spearheads efforts by supporting, educating, and connecting Grab partners to various… Continue reading Grab Social Protection Program for Drivers and Delivery Partners

National News, World News

CyberSecurity Trends, Threats, and Attacks 2022

CyberSecurity 2022: Experts reveal that, worldwide, the average time spent online (in nine quarters from 2020 to 2022) is 417 minutes per day, a whopping six hours and 57 minutes (Oberloo). The same update also bares that South Africa has the highest time spent online at 607 minutes a day (10 hours and seven minutes),… Continue reading CyberSecurity Trends, Threats, and Attacks 2022

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Building a Democratic Coalition Against Disinformation

Building a Democratic Coalition Against Disinformation: The Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD), a network of liberal and democratic political parties in Asia, in cooperation with the Liberal Party (LP) of the Philippines and the Center for Liberalism and Democracy (CLD), with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), held its… Continue reading Building a Democratic Coalition Against Disinformation

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Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage

Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage: As of writing, the local currency has plummeted to an all-time low. The exchange rate (PHP to USD) is now at P58 (as of September 21). The price of fuel has also been unstable this year. As of January 2022, the average price of gasoline was at P62.10/L and diesel… Continue reading Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage

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Drilon: “Embark on PPPs, Emulate Iloilo City”

Drilon: "Embark on PPPs, Emulate Iloilo City" - Former Senator Franklin M. Drilon echoed the call of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for local government units (LGUs) to engage in public-private partnership (PPP) to pursue their developmental goals citing as an example the recent partnership between the Iloilo City government and SM Prime Holdings, Inc.… Continue reading Drilon: “Embark on PPPs, Emulate Iloilo City”

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Palawan Pawnshop Group Launches PalawanPay

Palawan Pawnshop Group Launches Palawan Pay: Palawan Pawnshop Group, the country’s largest network of pawnshops and money transfers, is the No. 1 remittance & Pawnshop company in the Philippines. Beyond being a trusted household brand, it has democratized the financial sector with its uncomplicated and hassle-free services including pawnbroking and remittances. Thanks to Palawan Pawnshop’s… Continue reading Palawan Pawnshop Group Launches PalawanPay

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President BongBong Marcos First SONA: A Summary

President Bongbong Marcos SONA: Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Romualdez Marcos, Jr., 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines' 2022 State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City. On Economy Sound fiscal management Increase revenue and productivity PH as 'investment destination' eyed. Imposition of tax to digital goods mentioned. Tax system to be… Continue reading President BongBong Marcos First SONA: A Summary

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What was Masagana 99? And What is Masagana 150?

What was Masagana 99? And What is Masagana 150? News has been circulating that the Department of Agriculture, headed by President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ R. Marcos Jr., is eyeing the implementation of ‘Masagana 150’, a program that intends to harvest 150 cavans of rice per hectare of land. It is believed to be similar to Masagana… Continue reading What was Masagana 99? And What is Masagana 150?

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Sun Life Maintains Positive Outlook for Remainder of 2022

Sun Life Maintains Positive Outlook for Remainder of 2022: Amid the headwinds being experienced by the local and global economies, Sun Life Investment Management and Trust Corporation (SLIMTC) continues to maintain a positive outlook for the Philippines. This was the tone set by SLIMTC President and Chief Investment Officer Michael Enriquez during a recent media… Continue reading Sun Life Maintains Positive Outlook for Remainder of 2022