Tag Archive: the Philippines

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BPI-Philam helps Filipinos prepare this Disaster Awareness Month

Compared to its other Southeast Asian neighbors, our country experiences a wider range of disasters. From floods to landslides, and typhoons to earthquakes – the most recent of which just happened in Leyte with a magnitude of 6.5 – the Philippines continues to endure and survive. Though the government does its best in preparing for and anticipating these times of emergency through awareness efforts and disaster response drills, self-mitigation is still an area that we can further improve on.

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ONE Championship, ABS-CBN renew ties

The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that the company has renewed its partnership with ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment organization. The multimedia conglomerate, with a reach that spans the entire nation and millions of homes all around the globe, will have access to all ONE Championship content, including live events in the Philippines.

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Leveraging technology to save and protect fisheries and marine resources

Over 10 percent of the world’s population depends on fisheries and agriculture for their livelihood and for many people, fish is a major source of protein in their diet. Yet, these vital resources are continuously threatened by overfishing, illegal fishing, climate change, water pollution, and other dangers to marine life.

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Iconic Hitmaker Onerepublic to perform at the return of the Award-Winning MTV Music Evolution Manila on 24 June 2016

MTV Music Evolution Manila is back for more fun again in the Philippines! Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines reprises its collaboration with MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), and marks the return of MTV Music Evolution Manila to the Philippines on Friday, 24 June 2016. This will be the second year the award-winning* show will be held in the Philippines and in 2016, the one-night only live music event will celebrate pop music like never before – enabling fans to experience and discover the evolution of pop music and its dance influence that keeps fans moving. MTV Asia reveals its first act, iconic international pop band and prolific hitmaker, OneRepublic, who returns to the Philippines for its second performance since 2013.

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson will not suit up for Gilas Pilipinas in the 2016 Olympic qualifiers in Manila. [Source: Flickr / Keith Allison / CC]

Los Angeles Lakers Star Jordan Clarkson Won’t Play for Philippines in 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Los Angeles Lakers rising star Jordan Clarkson has expressed interest in playing for the Philippines in international tournaments, but the Filipino-American guard will have to wait a bit longer before donning the national colors. Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, the national…
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One-In-Five Could Be Signing Away Their Privacy When They Install A New App, Kaspersky Lab’s Quiz Shows

Kaspersky Lab has discovered that consumers are installing apps on their devices, without being aware of the potential consequences. A shocking 63% of consumers neglect to read the license agreement carefully before installing a new app on their phone and one-in-five (20%) never read messages when installing apps; they simply go through the motions of clicking ‘next’ and ‘agree’, without understanding what they could be signing up to.

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