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November 7, 2018 8:07 AM Uneven playing field? Disqualified bidders slam 3rd telco rules

PT&T and Sear Telecom both need to pay a non-refundable appeal fee of P10 million, if they choose to file motions for reconsideration on their disqualification MANILA, Philippines – The two disqualified bidders for the 3rd major telecommunications player slot are not going down easily without a fight, as both vowed to take their battles to court 107

November 7, 2018 8:00 AM League of Legends introduces virtual K-pop girl group K/DA

The virtual quartet’s music video for the single Pop/Stars amasses over 5 million YouTube views in a day MANILA, Philippines – Riot Games, the developer of battle arena game League of Legends, introduced the world to K/DA, a K-pop girl group at the game’s annual world championship at Incheon, South Korea last weekend. The K-pop quartet, however, is unlike 107

November 3, 2018 10:38 AM Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging U.S. vote participation

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has alerted Twitter to the accounts, which are removed in late September and early October WASHINGTON DC, USA – Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts, many posing as Democrats, that were posting tweets encouraging US voters to sit out Tuesday's crucial midterm elections, according to media reports 120

November 2, 2018 3:09 AM Spotify earnings hit sour note on Wall Street

Spotify is in fierce competition with its rivals offering both subscription-based and ad-supported music services like Apple, and Google-owned YouTube and Pandora NEW YORK, USA – Spotify shares took a hit Thursday after a disappointing growth outlook offset the first-ever quarterly profit posted by the streaming music sector leader. Shares in the Swedish-based 119

October 28, 2018 6:00 AM Candon's house of secrets, unbared

The Cariño family's ancestral house is now being restored The Cariño ancestral house right in the heart of Candon City is one of Ilocandia’s best-kept secret. And this house has a lot of secrets to tell. It was said to be as old as the San Juan de Sahagun Church which makes it, or a portion of it, more than 400 years old. It was also said that Gabriela 112

October 25, 2018 3:37 AM LOOK: Scarlet Snow Belo is the newest 'Preview' cover girl

'The future of beauty' looks absolutely adorable MANILA, Philippines – Not that we need any reminding that Scarlet Snow Belo has more influence than your average 3-year-old (and actually, your average person), but Preview went ahead and reminded us anyway. On the “cover,” Scarlet wears a robe, a towel, and a shiny pair of earrings as she flashes a darling 91

October 19, 2018 10:36 PM Lottery fever grips US as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion

Lotto fever was running high on Friday as the US Mega Millions lottery jackpot soared to a record $1 billion, hours before the drawing for what is also the second-largest lottery prize in US history. The winner can opt for an immediate cash payment of $565.6 million or receive the $1 billion prize over 29 years. If the $565.6 million were paid in cash, the stack 77

October 18, 2018 5:16 AM Bohol’s biggest illegal drug haul: P11M-worth of shabu; courier arrested

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — An alleged drug dispatcher was arrested for possessing about P11 million worth of shabu (crystal meth) in a drug bust in Barangay Mansasa in this city on Wednesday night. At least 36 packs and seven medium sized sachets of suspected shabu weighing about 935 grams were seized from Joseph Horcerada Alboladora, 43, around 8:40 p.m. by the Provincial 110

October 18, 2018 4:12 AM ABS-CBN TVplus sales reach over 6M since launch

ABS-CBN said on Wednesday it has sold 6.1 million ABS-CBN TVplus units as of October 10 since its launch in 2015. In a statement, ABS-CBN cited Kantar Media’s survey conducted in August and found a 71.6% increase of non-cabled homes now enjoying ABS-CBN’s digital terrestrial television (DTT) compared to August 2017’s 55%. In the same period last year, ABS-CBN 108

October 17, 2018 9:00 PM Half of world population lives on $5.50 daily, says WB

WASHINGTON — Despite progress in reducing extreme poverty, nearly half the world’s population lives on less than $5.50 (about P295) a day, with a rising share of the poor in wealthier economies, the World Bank (WB) said on Wednesday. In a twice yearly report, the WB took a broader look at poverty to see where countries were lagging, even though the share 93