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Chega! (STOP!) Report: The Philippine Launch in UP Diliman College of Law

Chega! , a Portuguese term which means STOP! Enough! is the final product of the series of consultations, listening processes conducted by the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in Timor Leste, which captures the narratives of the victims of violence in the country from 1974-1999 under the rule of Indonesia. The report also contains recommendations and steps forward in addressing the issue of human rights violations in the country.


4th Globe Media Excellence Awards Winners revealed

In recognition of their exemplary work in bringing to the fore most relevant social issues through different channels of print, broadcast and digital media, outstanding media professionals and social media practitioners in Mindanao were honored at the 4th Globe Media Excellence Awards. The awards now cover media organizations in four major cities in the region namely General Santos, Cagayan de Oro, Zamboanga and Davao.

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Relative Happines: Melissa Bergland Weighs-In

Berglandwas signed to major management outfit Untitled Entertainment back in 2013. This L.A. based company represents superstars such as Madonna, Ashton Kutcher, Hilary Swank, Daniel Day-Lewis, Naomi Watts, Jared Leto, Penelope Cruz and Simon Baker.That signing saw Bergland score the leading role in the feature film, RELATIVE HAPPINESS, which will be showing in the Philippines this December.


MTV wins best entertainment (One-Off/Annual) award at asian Television Awards 2015

SINGAPORE, 3 DECEMBER 2015 – MTV, the world’s biggest youth entertainment brand took home the Best Entertainment (One-off/Annual) Award at the Asian Television Awards held last night at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre for its music programme, MTV Music Evolution 2015. The show took place at the historic Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park in Manila, the Philippines to a live audience of over 22,000 fans and was recorded live in May this year for global telecast under the MTV World Stage global series to an international audience of more than three-quarters of a billion households in over 160 countries.

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Los Angeles Lakers Latest News: Kobe Bryant to retire after 2015-16 NBA Season [VIDEO]

Kobe Bryant finally put an end to the speculations going all around – he will retire by the end of this season.

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Globe signs deal with Huawei to expand mobile network to elevate PH internet experience

Globe Telecom and Huawei Technologies signed a 5-year partnership deal to further enhance and expand the leading telecommunication provider’s mobile network to elevate the state of Philippine internet and strengthen its position as purveyor of Filipino digital lifestyle.

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Globe Telecom’s Ernest Cu among most powerful telecom executives worldwide

This year’s list of Power 100 is different from previous year’s versions as inclusion was divided into a number of different categories such as operators in various parts of the world, over-the-top and content providers, hardware companies, among others. Cu was listed in the Top Ten Operators from Asia.

Globe starts elevating state of internet in PH

“An official ICT partner for APEC, Globe wanted to showcase the elevated state of Philippine internet as we provided enhanced indoor and outdoor cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity for all venues of the APEC meetings, including the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting (AELM) and the various hotels where the delegates stayed,” said Yoly Crisanto, Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications.

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Globe clinches top awards for outstanding corporate governance

The ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards is the region’s most prestigious event that recognizes the efforts of companies that continuously implement good corporate governance in their operations and services as well as further educating and inspiring companies of the significance of instilling and maintaining good corporate governance.

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Health group lauds approval of “soda tax” in Congress

“This is definitely a step in the right direction. Three out of ten Filipinos are obese. Childhood obesity is likewise increasing. It does not help that soft drinks are still very cheap and accessible especially to children in school,” said Atty. Irene Reyes, Managing Director of HealthJustice.