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August 17, 2018 8:21 AM Poe to MMDA: ‘Think hard’ on policies to prevent ‘misses’

While she welcomed the suspension of the Metro Manila Council’s (MMC) high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme, Senator Grace Poe has advised the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to “think hard” on its policies and conduct public consultations first to prevent “misses” in its campaigns. “The MMDA should think hard, so there will be more ‘hits’ 5

August 10, 2018 3:57 AM ‘Everything is good’ despite PH economic slowdown, says Malacañang

Even as the country’s economic growth fell below targets, Malacañang assured the public that “everything is good” and that there is no cause for alarm. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque admitted that they couldn’t control the price of oil in world markets, which he said affected the growth of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) 8

August 9, 2018 4:36 AM Lower GDP over Duterte's policies? 'So be it,' says Malacañang

Environmental policies that have slowed down economic growth, such as the Boracay closure and stricter rules for mining, are 'justified,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque "He has given a higher priority to the protection of the environment and he makes no apology for it," Roque added. The Palace spokesman was referring to the Boracay closure as one such policy 6

August 8, 2018 9:34 AM Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

LONDON — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is defending his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his “Infowars” show. Dorsey’s remarks, in a series of tweets late Tuesday, came after other tech companies removed Jones’ content for violating hate speech policies. Dorsey said Twitter didn’t suspend Jones or “Infowars” because 6

July 26, 2018 10:02 AM Finding, training new DPOs biggest challenge for companies on data protection compliance

Amidst the wave of data protection laws implemented locally and globally, a compliance challenge remains especially for firms unable to find a qualified data protection officer (DPO). This is according to former deputy commissioner and DPO of the National Privacy Commission, Dondi Mapa. Mapa, who is scheduled to speak and moderate in the upcoming Data Privacy 4

July 25, 2018 10:05 PM Bishops: Fox no undesirable alien

Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David on Wednesday defended Australian missionary Sister Patricia Fox from criticism that she was an “undesirable alien.” “She’s not a drug smuggler or trader. She’s not into child trafficking. She’s not part of a foreign cyberscamming group posing as a call center company. She’s not part of a foreign company that’s into open pit mining 7

July 23, 2018 3:43 AM Businessmen seek clarity on federalism in SONA

MANILA – Businessmen hope President Rodrigo Duterte will outline in his third State of the Nation Address how he will sustain economic growth, in the face of "divisive" policies, analysts said. Analysts pointed to uncertainty over the shift to federalism, which the President is pushing for. President Duterte is also expected to allay fears of "cautious" 5

July 19, 2018 10:30 PM Pagcor denies COA finding on ring giveaway

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) has contradicted the Commission on Audit (COA) finding that it spent P13.02 million on gold rings for its longtime employees in 2017—and singled out television network ABS-CBN for “contributing to the destabilization effort of those groups opposing the government.” In a statement, Pagcor claimed on Thursday 6

July 15, 2018 11:21 PM China looks to get cozy with EU in annual talks as Trump tariffs bite

BEIJING - The European Union will open an annual meeting with China on Monday, and will be looking to fend off overtures for an anti-US alliance as China seeks a European counterbalance to US tariffs. Premier Li Keqiang will host European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Beijing, where the 2 sides 6

July 14, 2018 10:38 AM UK police search for paraglider who flew over Trump resort

In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, a Greenpeace protester flying a microlight passes over US President’s Donald Trump’s resort in Turnberry, South Ayrshire, Scotland with a banner reading “Trump: Well Below Par,” shortly after the US President arrived at the hotel. Scottish police said the protester breached a no-fly zone over Turnberry hotel and committed 8