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Pinoys tap NASA data to create apps with public safety in mind

MANILA—Two tech teams will be representing the country in next year's NASA Space Apps Global Challenge. One of the winning teams counts an ABS-CBN copywriter among its members.  The US space agency's annual coding and app development competition aims to ...

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Danish conglomerate boss says Pinoys think like Europeans

Danish conglomerate Connovate forays into the Philippine construction scene as it partners with Emma Imperial's Imperial Homes Corp.  Connovate's founder and Ambercon CEO Torben Engaard tells Cathy Yang, in an exclusive chat, Filipinos have the same mentality as Europeans, especially ...

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SLIDESHOW: Pinoys leave record-shattering mark in Asian Para Games

Ten-8-11. That's the number of gold, silver and bronze medals the Philippines won in the just concluded 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, a number the blew its past results out of the water. The Philippines hadn't won this many ...

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More than 70 pct of Pinoys approve, trust Duterte: Pulse Asia

MANILA – More than 70 percent of Filipinos approve and trust President Rodrigo Duterte despite a slight dip in his overall approval and trust ratings, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey released Tuesday.  The survey conducted last September 1-7 ...

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3 in 5 Pinoys say 'tambay' arrest violates rights – poll

MANILA – Three in 5 Filipinos believe that the arrest of "tambays" or loiterers violates their rights, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released Sunday.  President Rodrigo Duterte in June directed the police to strictly enforce city laws, ...

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Most Pinoys satisfied with 'drug war', says SWS poll

MANILA – Almost 8 in 10 Filipinos are satisfied with the government's anti-narcotics crackdown, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released Sunday.  Of 1,200 adults polled in late June, 78 percent said they were satisfied with the campaign, ...

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World-title fight between Pinoys Donnie Nietes, Aston Palicte end in a draw

Donnie Nietes and fellow Filipino Aston Palicte settled for a split draw in their World Boxing Organization junior-bantamweight world-title fight at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday (Manila time). One judge scored the bout 118-110 for Nietes, another 116-112 ...

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Asian Games: For Pinoys in Jakarta, ‘Iba talaga ang basketball’

JAKARTA—Filipinos in this city were already preparing for the arrival of the country’s national basketball team in the 2018 Asian Games, when the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) made the heartbreaking decision to withdraw from the quadrennial competition. Plans were ...

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Social media, Internet drive Pinoys towards more 'meaningful' purchases: study

MANILA – Filipinos are starting to become more conscious of what they buy as social media prompt them to take part in a global movement to preserve the planet, a recent study showed. About 93 percent of 252 Filipino respondents ...

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Japan's Acom to offer personal loans to Pinoys

Acom Co. is opening its first outlet in the Philippines as part of an overseas business strategy which has already taken the major Japanese consumer finance company to Thailand and Indonesia. Acom Consumer Finance Corp., a local joint venture established ...

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