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It will be the largest drone delivery system in the Asia Pacific region.
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), Zipline, and legendary rock icon and U2 frontman Bono just announced plans for the largest drone delivery operation in Asia Pacific. Bono is a board member of Zipline, a company that focuses on utilizing drones to deliver ...
 
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People generate their own misinformation, study finds.
As it turns out, you’re your own purveyor of false information, according to a study published in the online journal Human Communication Research. “People can self-generate their own misinformation. It doesn't all come from external sources,” said lead author of the study Jason ...
 
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Water jeepney offers free rides every day until January 9, 2020.
For many years, we have been complaining about the worsening traffic on EDSA, not realizing that we have a highway that is underused and unnoticed: the Pasig River. This fluvial artery was once a popular transportation route in the 20th century, even ...
 
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Bashers are to blame.
When Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, head of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name, allegedly stopped the October 31 Cotabato earthquakes, people immediately turned the good pastor into an Internet meme. A picture of Quiboloy with outstretched hands and a ...
 
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It bested airports in Singapore, Istanbul, Hong Kong, and more.
Coming from its win at the 2019 International Architecture Awards (IAA) in July, the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Terminal 2 has one more accolade under its belt. The terminal has won against the likes of Singapore’s Jewel Changi Terminal and the ...
 
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That’s stretching the truth a bit too far.
Yesterday, news spread that the Philippines won an award at the SPIA for being the "Best SEA Games Organizer". The award was allegedly given by the Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) Asia. This news was carried by no less than the official news ...
 
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Despite poor performance from the Philippines, Asian countries dominated the top three spots in every category.
In a global survey measuring the capabilities of students from 79 countries, the Philippines ranked the lowest in reading comprehension and the second lowest in both mathematics and science knowledge. The survey, called the 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), was ...
 
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The app will incentivize fisherfolk to share catch data.
Everybody knows that the Philippines is a top source of the world’s most expensive fish, such as the highly prized yellowfin tuna, and yet, Filipino fisher folk remain among the poorest in the world despite their precious catch. A new app wants ...
 
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The entire country is preparing for the effects of the typhoon.
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has just announced via a press conference that all Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminals (that's 1 to 4) will be closed from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. tomorrow, December 3, 2019."Ito po ay technically force majeure ...
 
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Would you buy a Pami mascot for P1,800?
“Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for.” These are the famous words of Publilius Syrus, a Latin writer born 85 years before Jesus Christ. It seems that someone took that message to heart.John Paul Tanyag, volunteer at the SEA Games ...
 
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NGCP equipment have Chinese text.
Unknown to many Filipinos, China has been the single largest major stakeholder in our very own National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) since 2009, with a 40 percent stake in the firm as its biggest equity holder. The NGCP is responsible ...
 
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It's going to be held at the Philippines' tallest flagpole.
The tallest flagpole in the Philippines, also known as the Independence Flagpole, stands at 105 feet near the Rizal Monument in Rizal Park, Manila. On December 2, the monthly flag raising ceremony here will double as a tribute to the late Carlos Celdran. Celdran, lauded ...
 
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Engkantos are at war in the Philippines in this HBO Originals miniseries
HBO Asia announced today the renewal of the network’s dark action fantasy series, Halfworlds, with the filming for the eight-part third season commencing in the Philippines in January and set to premiere exclusively on HBO GO and HBO in 2020.Internationally acclaimed filmaker ...
 
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SEA Games executive chef explains.
Earlier this week, reports of SEA Games athletes allegedly being served kikiam for breakfast went viral. Let Dimzon, coach of the Philippine women’s football team, criticized the quality of food served at the hotel."I'm not sure kung paano ang arrangement ng PHISGOC, but ...
 
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Today's Google Doodle is Maria Orosa.
Today's Google Doodle is Maria Orosa, the Philippines' foremost food technologist. The Google Doodle was drawn in commemoration of Orosa's 126th birthday. On one side of her are just a couple of the ingredients she worked with and on the other are some of ...
 
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Who doesn’t want free drinks after losing or winning a match?
Amid much criticism, finger-pointing, and toxic rants on social media about the SEA Games 2019, local business owners have rolled up their sleeves and started offering free services in support of the country’s hosting of the games.One restaurant chain wants to dispel ...
 
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‘Grab has no liability to pay any fine,’ clarifies its president.
How much was your last Grab fare? Have you checked if you've been refunded already?Last week, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) ordered Grab Philippines to pay a fine of P23.45 million and refund its passengers a sum of P5 million for allegedly ...
 
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Leaked screenshots of the Facebook Dark Mode are trending on Twitter.
There is something about darkness that makes it attractive. You know, apart from its association with death, evil, and an embarrassing time in the 2000s characterized by emo. Darkness is the quiet, subdued, and calm respite from the day’s noisy, busy, and ...
 
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We thought these only happened in memes.
When news broke of the P50-million SEA Games cauldron, we thought we heard the worst of the highly disorganized SEA Games 2019. But as it turns out, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.The SEA Games 2019 was allotted a budget of at ...
 
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The third telco pushes for faster roll-out and of an aggressive infrastructure plan.
Slow Internet service has always been the bane of Filipinos’ online existence. For gamers, this is measured in terms of ping, or the speed at which you get a response after you send out a request. It is measured in milliseconds, usually ...
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