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Rights groups cry foul after Philippines detains Australian nun

Philippine authorities detained an elderly Australian Catholic nun overnight in what civil rights groups alleged Tuesday was a crackdown on foreign critics of President Rodrigo Duterte’s human rights record.

(From left: Ella Mangubat - SAP Philippines Digital Business Services General Manager, Albert Billones – Head of IT CSS for PLDT, Claus Andresen – President and Managing Director of SAP Southeast Asia, Chaye Cabal-Revilla, SVP and PLDT Group Controller and concurrent Smart CFO and Edler Panlilio, Managing Director of SAP Philippines)

PLDT leads the way in digital finance transformation

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced the completion of the SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting (RAR) solution implementation for PLDT, Inc., the country’s largest telecommunications company. This implementation makes PLDT the first in the Philippines to use RAR as a step in addressing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) compliance requirements.

e-cigarette (Pixabay)

E-cigs should be regulated by DOH and FDA

HealthJustice Philippines, a think tank and advocacy group with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, proposed that electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), better known as e-cigarettes, should be regulated by the Department of Health (DoH) and the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) instead of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

SAP Young Professional Program in PH graduates first batch in Southeast Asia

SAP Young Professional Program in PH graduates first batch in Southeast Asia

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) recently recognized its first set of young Filipino professionals, who completed SAP’s Young Professional Program here in Manila.

Geje Eustaquio (ONE Championship photo)
Joshua Pacio vs Hayato Suzuki | ONE Championship

ONE Championship: Pacio inspired despite rough road to Strawweight title

Every time Joshua “The Passion” Pacio steps into the ONE Championship cage, it is in pursuit of a lifelong dream, one that he has had since a young boy growing up in Baguio City in the Philippines.

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Health group reminds mall and resto owners: You are free to adopt 100-percent smoke-free policy

HealthJustice Philippines, a think tank with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, pointed out that offices, restaurants, malls, and other private businesses are not required by law to establish a Designated Smoking Area (DSA).

John Pacio (ONE Championship photo)

ONE FC: Pacio eyes interim flyweight world title vs Akhmetov

In his most recent appearance inside the ONE Championship cage, Akhmetov defeated Geje Eustaquio via closely-contested three-round split decision.

Nelda Ibe, Miss Globe 2017 first runner up, and Elizabeth Clenci, Miss Grand International second runner up, are congratulated by Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. Chairwoman Madam Stella Marquez Araneta.

New Binibining Pilipinas candidates known soon

As the Philippines continues to cement its reputation as a powerhouse in international pageants, Binibining Pilipinas, the most prestigious beauty tilt in the country, is now searching for a new batch of queens who will carry on the Philippines’ incredible streak.

Sweet dreams are made of Sudy – Philippines

Sweet dreams are made of Sudy – Philippines

After helping millions of US students pay their tuition, the world’s leading sugar dating app, Sudy, is here to provide the same opportunity in the Philippines.