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Globe unit Innove signs deal with govt to provide budget and treasury management system

Innove Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, recently entered into a partnership agreement with the government to provide a Budget and Treasury Management System (BTMS) to effectively execute and monitor annual budgets in a manner that is more transparent to the public.

Health group: cigarette packs should carry graphic health warnings after release of law’s IRR

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank and recipient of the Bloomberg Philanthropy Award for Global Tobacco Control, reminds the tobacco companies that with the recent release of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the The Graphic Health Warnings Law (R.A. No. 10643), along with the templates for graphic health warnings, they should now comply with the law and start producing tobacco products with the prescribed graphic health warnings.

RugbySG Chairman Low Teo Ping signs sponsorship agreement with Fiji Civil Aviation Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and ESG Managing Director Terence Khoo

Fiji Airways to fly rugby fans direct from South Pacific to the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens 2016

Fiji’s national airline, Fiji Airways, has partnered with HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens to ensure Fijian supporters easy access to Singapore to support their beloved Fiji 7s team, the current co-leaders of the ongoing HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.

Digital tech startup Squadzip closes successful seed funding from Kickstart Ventures

Squadzip, a mobile-first software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for productivity and collaboration that applies the ease of use and familiarity of popular social media platforms to a sales and project management context, received an undisclosed amount of funding from corporate venture capital firm Kickstart Ventures and Silicon Valley-based seed-stage investor and innovation platform Plug and Play Tech Center.

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Kanye West Reveals He’s Got A $53 Million Personal Debt, Asks Money from Mark Zuckerberg

The past week’s Man of the Hour, Kanye West, has revealed he’s got a $53 million personal debt. He divulged this detail on his Twitter, following the debut of his new album, “The Life of Pablo” and the unveiling of his third season fashion collection for Yeezy at the New York Fashion Week.

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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover 2016: Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, Hailey Clauson Chosen As Cover Girls

Sports Illustrated has done a first in its 52 years in the business. The magazine has chosen three different women to grace their 2016 swimsuit edition as cover girls.

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Sports News: Former NBA Player Ivan Johnson banished from Philippine league

Tropang TNT import Ivan Johnson has been known to be a hot-head since his first tour of duty in 2015.

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Wrestlemania 32 Rumors: Ronda Rousey Appearing with The Rock In Dallas?

The WWE continues to find ways to make Wrestlemania 32 a huge success and adding Ronda Rousey could be the answer to all that.

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Kaspersky Lab Exposes the Poseidon Group: A Commercial Malware Boutique Operating on Land, Air and Sea

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has announced the discovery of the Poseidon Group, an advanced threat actor active in global cyber-espionage operations since at least 2005. What makes the Poseidon Group stand out is that it’s a commercial entity, whose attacks involve custom malware digitally signed with rogue certificates deployed to steal sensitive data from victims to coerce them into a business relationship. In addition, the malware is designed to function specifically on English and Brazilian Portuguese Windows machines, a first for a targeted attack.

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Carbanak and beyond: banks face new attacks

A year after Kaspersky Lab warned that cyber-criminals would start to adopt the tools and tactics of nation-state backed APTs in order to rob banks, the company has confirmed the return of Carbanak as Carbanak 2.0 and uncovered two more groups working in the same style: Metel and GCMAN. They attack financial organizations using covert APT-style reconnaissance and customized malware along with legitimate software and new, innovative schemes to cash out.