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November 9, 2018 10:29 AM 'Narcos' lesson? Drug 'wars' don’t work

The stars and showrunner of ‘Narcos: Mexico’ are definitely not afraid to be political SINGAPORE – After 3 seasons and a spin-off show, Narcos showrunner Eric Newman is very sure of at least one thing: drug wars simply don’t work. “I think that the world is at war with drugs. And what Narcos shows is that which is very much our point of view – that there 9

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 15

October 23, 2018 8:04 AM LIST: False news shared by PH-based pages taken down by Facebook

The spam network that Facebook took down shared some false news reports that were fact-checked by Rappler MANILA, Philippines – On Monday, October 22, Facebook took down a network – composed of 95 pages and 39 accounts – that violated their policies on spam and authenticity. (READ: Facebook removes pro-Duterte pages for violating policies) The network 13

October 17, 2018 12:55 AM Manicad seeks to bridge gap between media, gov’t policies

As a former journalist, Jiggy Manicad aims to fill the gap between media coverage and government policy actions if elected as senator. Manicad on Wednesday said that as a journalist, he saw the limitations of media as a form of public service. “Nakita ko yung limitations sa media na pwede nating i-expose (yung issues) but whether yung government a-action 9

October 2, 2018 7:03 AM MMDA removes exemption for provincial buses in number coding scheme

Provincial buses are no longer exempted from the number coding scheme following the lifting of the provincial bus ban along Epifanio De los Santos Ave (Edsa), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Tuesday. MMDA Spokesperson Celine Pialago explained that since there were delays in the construction of bus terminals in Metro Manila 6

September 28, 2018 12:59 AM Callamard: ‘Duterte’s only sin is destroying rule of law’

United Nations Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard on Thursday said the “only sin” President Rodrigo Duterte had committed was to “impose sufferings, emboldening corrupt policies and destroying rule of law in the Philippines.” Callamard, a known critic of the President’s war on drugs, slammed the President’s statement that his only sin was extrajudicial 6

September 11, 2018 6:40 AM China move points to possible end of birth limits

BEIJING — China is eliminating a trio of agencies responsible for enforcing family planning policies in a further sign the government may be planning to scrap long-standing limits on the number of children its citizens can have. The move was part of a reorganization of the National Health Commission announced Monday that creates a new single department 14

September 9, 2018 10:03 AM Who dominates Asian economies?

NEW DELHI — From Xi’s China to Duterte’s Philippines, Asian economies have risen as the world’s best countries in terms of GDP. China, world’s second-largest economy stands tall with US$ 25.3 trillion and is up by 9% from 2017 followed by India at 10.38 trillion which is up by 9.8% showing growth over the preceding year. The 2018 World Economic Outlook 8

September 4, 2018 9:51 AM Hontiveros on 100-day paid maternity leave: ‘Historic victory for women’

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday lauded as “a historic victory for women” the passage of the bill that seeks to increase to 100 days the paid maternity leave of female workers in the government and private sector by the House of Representatives. Hontiveros, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality 19

August 31, 2018 8:02 AM NEDA pitches roadmap for federalism shift

MANILA, Philippines – The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) made public the agency’s proposal on how to shift to a federal form of government. In a statement, NEDA proposed that the shift should be carried out in 5 phases spanning 15 years “to avoid disruption to the economy’s growth momentum.” Phase 1 – NEDA proposed that the 1st year of the transition 10