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ABS-CBN renewal

Bong Go opens door to ABS-CBN renewal: I will appeal to Duterte for the sake of 11,000 employees

Senator Bong Go has given hope for the renewal of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp.’s franchise which will expire on March 2020. “I will appeal to the President, for the simple reason na ayaw ko na may mawalan ng trabaho,” said Go [...]

February 24, 2020 News

Honda, Nokia, Nissan, Wells Fargo aalis sa ‘Pinas

Nanganganib ang hanapbuhay ng ilang libong Pilipino matapos ideklara ng ilang malalaking kompanya na lilisan na ang mga ito sa bansa. Nasa 700 tauhan ang mawawalan ng trabaho gayong magsasara sa ang Nokia Technology Center Philippines sa Quezon City sa [...]

February 24, 2020 News

Pasyente nag-violin habang inooperahan sa utak

Kakaiba ang naging solusyon ng mga surgeon sa isang ospital sa UK para maiwasan ang mga bahagi ng utak na responsable sa hand movement ng violinist na si Dagmar Turner at hindi maapektuhan ang pagtugtog nito. Si Turner, musician para [...]

February 20, 2020 News
Wuhan hospital

Wuhan hospital president dies of novel coronavirus pneumonia

BEIJING — Liu Zhiming, president of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital in Hubei province, died of the novel coronavirus pneumonia at 10:30 am on Tuesday despite medical efforts, according to a report of China Central Television. The hospital, which is located on [...]

February 20, 2020 News
coronavirus

More Filipinos infected with coronavirus on cruise ship as PH plans for evacuation

The number of Filipinos who tested positive for the coronavirus on board a cruise ship has risen to a total of 27, the Foreign Affairs Department said on Monday. It said the 16 additional cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving [...]

February 17, 2020 News
Coca-Cola

Traders ban Pepsi, Coca-Cola to support local products

Traders in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have banned the sale of Coca-Cola and Pepsi in favour of local products. The ban, which was proposed by the state's top two associations of traders, came into effect on Wednesday. [...]

February 16, 2020 News

China hasn’t delivered on its $24-billion Philippines promise-BUSINESSWORLD

Almost two years after China pledged $24 billion in investment to the Philippines, barely any projects have materialized, prompting deepening concerns that President Rodrigo Duterte has undermined the country’s sovereignty with little to show in return. Of the 27 deals [...]

February 16, 2020 News

P1B pinasusuka sa ABS-CBN renewal

MALAKAS ang balitang P1 bil­yon umano ang asking price na pinasusuka para sa renewal ng ABS-CBN franchise at ilang makapangyarihang mambabatas ang humihingi ng malaking halaga kapalit ng pagkilos para masimulan na ang pagdinig sa pending bill tungkol sa pagpapalawig ng operasyon [...]

February 15, 2020 News
ABS-CBN

‘Bakit Kami Maawa sa inyo?, Pulubi ba kayo?’ Dating ABS-CBN Host, Binanatan ang ABS-CBN!

Sa kanyang social media post, binanatan ng dating ABS-CBN host na si Jay Sonza ang network giant na nahaharap ngayon sa masalimuot at posibleng pagkapaso o pagkakansela ng prangkisa. Ayon sa retiradong mamamahayag, bagamat naiintindihan daw niya ang paghingi ng [...]

February 15, 2020 News
Coronavirus

Killer coronavirus may live on doorknobs, bus handrails and protective gear for up to NINE DAYS – four times longer than flu, study finds

Coronaviruses such as the killer Wuhan strain can survive on doorknobs and train handrails for up to nine days, research has found. Unless surfaces are disinfected the virus may lurk on them and stay contagious for more than four times [...]

February 12, 2020 News