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Megaworld Sets Aside P36-B for Capital Spending

Megaworld sets aside for capital spending: Megaworld to launch residential projects in key provincial townships worth P8.3-B; set to turn over almost 4,000 residential units this year. Township developer Megaworld is allocating P36-billion for capital spending this year, as it realigns project developments with the restrictions brought about by the strict quarantine measures that affect… Continue reading Megaworld Sets Aside P36-B for Capital Spending

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Carpio on ‘Duterte Grand Estafa’

Duterte Grand Estafa: Retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio recently made a remark on President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that he had never raised the issue on the West Philippine Sea during his presidential campaign in 2016. According to Carpio, Duterte was ‘admitting that “he was fooling the Filipino big time” and that was… Continue reading Carpio on ‘Duterte Grand Estafa’

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Pampanga Priest Accused of Having Affair with Man’s Wife

A viral video has been making waves on the internet of a Pampanga priest being confronted by a man claiming that the former was having an affair with his wife. In the viral video, a man was showing a family portrait to the priest in what seems to be a social hall where the priest… Continue reading Pampanga Priest Accused of Having Affair with Man’s Wife

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Microsoft Unveils Immersive Education Solutions

Microsoft Education: New technological solutions including Reading Progress, Minecraft Education, and Supervised Chat in Teams will support educators in keeping students engaged and safe in digital classrooms. 71% of K-12 educators say technology has helped them improve their instruction and expanded their teaching capacity. Microsoft today introduced new technological tools and updates designed to support… Continue reading Microsoft Unveils Immersive Education Solutions

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COVID Can’t Stop 2022 Election – COMELEC

The current pandemic cannot stop the upcoming 2022 elections – this, according to Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Spokesman James Jimenez. Jimenez made the statement on his Twitter account, @JabJimenez as a reply to an inquiry asking if the poll body can justify the cancellation in light of what happened to India. It may be recalled… Continue reading COVID Can’t Stop 2022 Election – COMELEC

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NQC: May is National Heritage Month, Highlights 5000 Peso Bill

5000 Peso Bill: The National Quincentennial Committee, in a social media post, remembers May as the National Heritage Month and bares its theme for the 2021 celebration: Victory and Humanity. The committee also bared its 5000-peso commemorative banknote. “Lapulapu's memory is part of what our forebears bequeathed to us--it can be in a form of… Continue reading NQC: May is National Heritage Month, Highlights 5000 Peso Bill

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Over 150,000 Filipinos Acquire Digital Skills During Pandemic 

Filipinos Digital Skills: Microsoft and LinkedIn launch next stage to help job seekers and employers move to a skills-based economy. Microsoft Corp. recently announced it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, of which over 150,000 are from the Philippines. This tops its initial goal of… Continue reading Over 150,000 Filipinos Acquire Digital Skills During Pandemic 

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Global Estate Resorts, Inc. Sells More Residential Projects in Provinces

Global Estate Resorts, Inc.: Company’s net income reached P1.3-billion despite the effects of the pandemic. Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI), the Philippines’ leading developer of master-planned integrated tourism estates and a subsidiary of Megaworld, sold residential projects worth almost P12-billion in its various developments in the provinces, particularly in Boracay, Antipolo, Cavite, Laguna, and Batangas. In… Continue reading Global Estate Resorts, Inc. Sells More Residential Projects in Provinces

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Sara Duterte Leads Poll on 2022 Presidential Bets

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte leads the poll as probable presidential candidate for the upcoming 2022 elections, in the latest Pulse Asia survey. According to the poll, 27% of respondents prefer the first daughter over other candidates. Sara Duterte is followed by former Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr at 13%; Senator Grace Poe at 12%, Manila… Continue reading Sara Duterte Leads Poll on 2022 Presidential Bets

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Wakanda of the Philippines: The Rebirth of Iloilo City

Wakanda of the Philippines: The Rebirth of Iloilo City is a documentary series that tells untold pandemic stories of Ilonggos. As of this April, the Philippines already recorded close to 1 million COVID-19 cases, while more than 16,000 have already succumbed to death. Of these numbers, Iloilo City recorded more than 6,000 cases and deaths… Continue reading Wakanda of the Philippines: The Rebirth of Iloilo City