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Globe: Bringing Widest 5G Network in the Philippines

5G Philippines: Globe leads the 5G supremacy race in the Philippines with 1,069 areas across the country now with this latest generation in wireless technology.  At present, Globe has the widest 5G footprint in the country owing to the company's aggressive network builds and site upgrades. As of January this year, Globe's 5G coverage is… Continue reading Globe: Bringing Widest 5G Network in the Philippines

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PLDT, DITO Sign Interconnection Deal

The country’s largest integrated telecommunications company PLDT and telco newcomer DITO have recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a transmission facility that will serve as the point of interconnection for their subscribers. Under the agreement, PLDT will establish and manage the interconnection facility that will operate as the primary physical interface for… Continue reading PLDT, DITO Sign Interconnection Deal

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Smart Communications Ramps Up 5G Rollout in Cebu

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the wireless arm of the country's largest integrated telco PLDT, is accelerating the rollout of its 5G network across Cebu. Customers with Smart 5G-certified phones can now unlock the capabilities of Smart 5G's superfast speeds, ultra-low latency, and higher efficiency in select areas in the cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu,… Continue reading Smart Communications Ramps Up 5G Rollout in Cebu

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Early Voting for 2022 Elections May Be Possible

Early Voting for 2022 Elections: Early voting for the upcoming 2022 elections may be made possible as Congress is urged to make amendments, in the assumption that the pandemic might still be ongoing by next year. In an article by GMA News Online, an official from the Commission on Elections called on Congress to amend… Continue reading Early Voting for 2022 Elections May Be Possible

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Priority Groups for COVID Vaccine

Malacañang recently released a list enumerating priority groups for COVID-19 vaccine. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque shares that the list was adopted by the Interim National Immunization Technical Advisory Group. The list is as follows: A1: Frontline workers in health facilities both national and local, private and public, health professionals and non-professionals like students, nursing aides,… Continue reading Priority Groups for COVID Vaccine

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Sara Duterte to Run for President If Opposition Supports

Sara Duterte for President: Sara Duterte, in an article via GMA News Online, says that she will run for president if opposition supports her candidacy. Sara Duterte is currently serving as Mayor of Davao City. She is also the daughter of current President Rodrigo Duterte. "Ang isang Pangulo may anim na taon lang para tumulong,… Continue reading Sara Duterte to Run for President If Opposition Supports

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Bill Protecting Freelancers Pushed

Bill Protecting Freelancers: The House Committee on Ways and Means recently approved the measures seeking to provide legal and contractual protection to freelancers or self-employed individuals, in an article by GMA News Online. According to Pangasinan Representative Christopher De Venecia, one of the bill’s authors, freelancers have been overlooked when it comes to policy. "The… Continue reading Bill Protecting Freelancers Pushed

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Sotto: Duterte Wants PH Party List System Removed

PH Party List: President Rodrigo Duterte, according to Senate President Vicente Sotto III, does not want a term extension. Rather, the president wants an amendment to the party-list system under the 1987 Constitution. Read more: Sotto Pushes ABS CBN Franchise Renewal "Ang sinabi niya, 'I want this problem with the CPP-NPA solved... The best way… Continue reading Sotto: Duterte Wants PH Party List System Removed

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Feast of the Black Nazarene a ‘Go’ Amid Pandemic; Manner of Celebration Altered

The Feast of the Black Nazarene is a highly anticipated event in Manila, celebrated every year on January 09. Devotees gather to join in the procession of the Black Nazarene from Rizal Park to Quiapo, a 6.5-kilometer route. However, due to the pandemic, the manner of celebration will be altered. One of the event’s highlights,… Continue reading Feast of the Black Nazarene a ‘Go’ Amid Pandemic; Manner of Celebration Altered

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Sotto Pushes ABS CBN Franchise Renewal

ABS CBN Franchise Renewal: Senate President Vicente Sotto III moves for the franchise renewal of ABS CBN Corporation, which legislative franchise has been denied six months prior. Read more: Sotto moves for ABS-CBN's franchise renewal, an article by GMA News. Senate Bill No. 1967, authored by Sotto, aims to renew the franchise of the media… Continue reading Sotto Pushes ABS CBN Franchise Renewal