Tag Archive: Philippines

Kevin Belingon

ONE Championship latest news: Kevin Belingon eyes emphatic victory

Filipino fighter Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon is seeking a statement-making victory as he is set to face Toni “Dynamite” Tauru on the undercard of ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY in Manila, Philippines on April 21.

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Kapihan sa Bantayog Speaks of Untold Stories and Unpaid Debts of the Marcos Regime

“Millennials will not understand [Martial Law] unless we tell the stories. Salvage means to save but the meaning of the word under Marcos is to torture you and kill,,” said Dr. Crispin Maslog at the recently concluded Kapihan sa Bantayog.

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Higher tobacco taxes can compensate losses from mine closures — health group

Following the disclosure by a “certain government official” that the losses incurred as a result of the issuance several mine closure and suspension orders could amount up to P77 billion, HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, pointed out that such losses can be compensated by revenues from the tobacco tax.

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PMCJ’s Statement on President Duterte’s Signing of the Paris Agreement

The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) welcomes President Duterte’s signing of the Paris Agreement as a step towards the Philippines commitment to the 1.5 degree aspirational goal laid out in the Paris Agreement. However, signing the Paris Accord still will not ensure a world beyond the climate crisis and the Philippines climate- proofed from extreme weather events. However, the Philippine Government will once again lead the various countries in demanding the historical responsibilities of rich countries and the higher commitments in polluter countries in mitigation action. As of now, the NDCs submitted by all countries which ratified the Paris Agreement falls short of preventing catastrophic climate change.

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ZEN Rooms feted as one of Top 5 hotel players in the Philippines

ZEN Rooms, the disruptive budget accommodation company and now the fastest-growing Rocket Internet-backed startup in the Philippines announces it has entered the top 5 hotel business in the Philippines. Following a booming growth in Manila, Boracay and Angeles, ZEN now operates in 6 cities in the Philippines, with 600 rooms across 100 properties.

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Kaspersky Lab_SSCI Anniversary

Securing Smart Cities’ First Year: The Supporting Community Grows Three-fold

Just a year has passed since Securing Smart Cities – a not-for-profit global initiative that aims to raise awareness and solve the existing and future cybersecurity problems of smart cities – was launched. Since that time the initiative’s supporting community has increased three-fold: from 10 cybersecurity experts from all over the world, to more than 30. In addition, the number of supporting organizations has grown, from four to fifteen.

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Health groups to Duterte: Appoint Health and Trade Sec who have no links to the tobacco industry

HealthJustice Philippines, Medical Action Group and WomanHealth Philippines, composed of lawyers, medical doctors and tobacco control and health advocates, called on President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, himself a known advocate of tobacco control, to appoint “fearless and uncompromising leaders who can be tough against the tobacco industry” to the Departments of Health and Trade, both of which have huge roles in the implementation of tobacco control laws.

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