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Over 20 new players stir up the car tire scene of four key Southeast Asian cities in last two years

Thailand and Malaysia car tire sales strengthened while Indonesia and Philippines dipped in first eight months of 2016

Simultaneous anti-contractualization protests at SM branches nationwide

A week before President Rodrigo Duterte holds his 100th day in Malacanang, workers and allies will be holding simultaneous protests at several branches of SM mallsacross the country to push for the abolition of contractual employment scheme and remind the president to fulfill his electoral promise.

President Duterte urged to assert Philippine sovereignty on Canada trash issue Illegal waste trade no different from drugs and other contraband under int’l law

Quezon City, 29 September 2016—Calling on President Duterte to officially denounce Canada’s trash exports to the Philippines, environmental group BAN Toxics today urged the President to assert Philippine sovereignty and ensure the immediate return of all waste shipments back to Canada.

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Groups await executive action on Duterte’s promised nationwide smoking ban

Various civil society and non-government groups representing health professionals and workers, environment and clean air advocates, tobacco victims, lawyers, youth, and women eagerly anticipate President Rodrigo Duterte’s next step following his assurance last Monday that he would fulfill his promise to implement a nationwide smoking ban.

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Globe Telecoms Latest News and update: 500 public areas now with FREE high speed WiFi

Almost half of Filipinos are now online. Approximately, 55% of the online population use smartphones, 43% use their laptops or personal computers, and 24% use tablets approximately 8 hours a day. Evident on the evolving digital lifestyle of Filipinos, Internet access is very important when choosing a mall or a cafe and prefer using the free wifi than consume their existing data coverage.

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Fortinet Latest News and Update: Cyber resiliency talks with IT professionals held

Fortinet’s Assistant Regional Director for Southeast Asia and Hongkong and Country Manager for Philippines, Jeff Castillo (second from left, standing) and Chief Security Strategist for Asia Pacific, Alvin Rodrigues (second from right, standing) recently met with the Information Technology directors and officers of several private organizations including 2GO Express, Development Bank of the Philippines, Manila Water, SNR Shopping, SPi Global and United Coconut Planters Bank; and public agencies such as Bureau of Treasury, Philippine National Police and Social Security System to share expert insights on network security.

MTV International Announces New Original Snapchat Series

Dying to know what inspired Cara Delevingne’s bad girl style and how you can cop some of it? Or, perhaps you think it’s funny when couples get ambushed on the street and are made to reveal the awkward secrets on their smartphones? MTV’s got you covered on these matters with its new wave of international Snapchat Discover shows, inviting fans into the enticing wardrobes of some of their favourite celebrities, while also presenting a new super-awkward mini-gameshow that asks couples to guess what secrets are hidden on their partner’s phone.

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Globe Telecoms Latest News and Update: Drive versus unauthorized signal boosters nab illegal seller

Globe Telecom’s campaign against the use of illegal repeater has led to the arrest of an individual suspected of selling such equipment.

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The advantages of e-procurement vs. traditional

Procurement is one of the most important business processes for many organizations, whether large enterprises or small and medium size companies. Many decisions taken by departments have a procurement implication that can impact on the overall cost of carrying out the decision. Here cost includes the total cost of the good or service and not simply the price that is paid.


NBC Orders A Full Season For Freshman Drama Series ‘This Is Us’

NBC has given the drama series “This Is Us” a full season order. The Dan Folgelman show, led by Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia, premiered on television just last week and it has been well-received by the audience. With the renewal, “This Is Us” is expected to deliver 18 episodes during the Tuesday night 10 p.m. slot.