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IATF to discuss proposal to raise Covid alert level

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año. Contributed Photo Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said the recommendation to place the National Capital Region (NCR) under more stringent Alert Level 4 status will be discussed in the succeeding meetings of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID). The OCTA Research Group on Sunday said the positivity rate… The post IATF to discuss proposal to raise Covid alert…

Holiday sales up 8% despite pandemic

A shopper looks at televisions during a Black Friday sale at a Target, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Indianapolis. Holiday sales rose at the fastest pace in 17 years, even as shoppers grappled with higher prices, product shortages and a raging new COVID-19 variant in the last few weeks of the season, according to one spending measure. AP File Photo… The post Holiday sales up 8% despite pandemic first appeared…

Preserved dinosaur embryo inside a fossilized egg

MANILA, Philippines – Scientists recently discovered an embryo inside a fossilized dinosaur egg in China, giving the world a new glimpse of dinosaurs. The embryo is tagged as “Baby Yingliang” and found to be between 72 to 66 million years old, according to a team led by scientists from the University of Birmingham and China University of Geosciences. A BABY… The post Preserved dinosaur embryo inside a fossilized egg first…

ChatGenie raises additional investment in recent fundraising campaign – Manila News

ChatGenie founders Ragde Falcis and Nico Nicomedes Jr. gear up to get more investors on board to scale their startup and serve more clients. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO…

DA promotes edible landscaping | Philippine News Agency – Manila News

NEW GARDEN. Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar (4th from left) samples the produce at the edible landscape of the agency’s central office in Quezon City on Monday (Dec. 20, 2021). The garden was an initiative of the Institute of Crop Science and University of the Philippines Los Baños College of Agriculture and Food Science. (Photo courtesy of DA Comms Group) MANILA – A new landscape with edible crops that…

Laos opens scenic railway built on a mountain of Chinese debt – Manila News

By Lisa Martin and Pathom Sangwongmanich BANGKOK, Thailand―Laos opened a new $6-billion rail link with China to much fanfare this month, but analysts warn the party could be short-lived as the government grapples with a potential debt crisis. The line will connect the capital Vientiane with the southern Chinese city of Kunming, and there are grand plans for a high-speed rail network running to Singapore through Thailand and Malaysia. Laos…

PayMaya, Shopify scale up SME businesses – Manila News

SMEs can win up to P200,000 plus a PLDT Home Biz subscription package. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO…

Kaicene CX70 is new kid on the block

The China-made Kaicene CX70 also boasts of styling and features that make it a worthy competitor in the SUV segment. There is a new China-made kid on the block and it is looking interesting. Berjaya Auto Asia Inc. (BAAI) is introducing Kaicene, an all-new 7-seater SUV designed to empower movement. The all-new Kaicene CX70 a family and business mover designed… The post Kaicene CX70 is new kid on the block…

Technology giant keeps offices, schools connected – Manila News

Lenovo, one of the world’s leading innovators that purchased IBM’s personal computer business in 2005, registered income and revenue growth amid the pandemic as it focused on enabling other companies and institutions to adopt a hybrid work setup to remain operational despite various forms of quarantine restrictions across the globe. Lenovo Philippines president and general manager Michael Ngan “So far, we have been doing well because of the demand for…

Dissecting the mind of a cybercriminal

Cybercriminals have many different reasons, methods, and connections to commit cybercrime.  Drones can be used in agriculture in a variety of ways, including crop protection, management of pests, plant diseases,  and other pest organisms that harm crop production. (Photo from fao.org) A look into their mind and see how White Hat Hackers use that knowledge to protect your system.… The post Dissecting the mind of a cybercriminal first appeared on…

Govt to seek lower BSP liquidity support

The government will downsize its request for the central bank’s liquidity support to only P300 billion next year amid an improved economic outlook. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd. PHOTO BY MIKE ALQUINTO The Department of Finance (DoF) said in a statement on Wednesday that this was according to a letter from Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd to the Monetary Board… The post Govt to seek lower BSP liquidity support first…

Bitcoin briefly loses $10,000 in nervous market – Manila News

BITCOIN UNCERTAINTY In this file photo taken on October 09, 2021, workers install a new row of Bitcoin mining machines at the Whinstone US Bitcoin mining facility in Rockdale, Texas. The US added just 210,000 jobs last month, the government reported on Dec. 3, 2021, less than half the increase analysts were expecting, raising questions about the health of the economic recovery. The unemployment rate nonetheless declined more than expected,…