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Gerety Awards chooses Tokyo, Manila among jury locations for 2022 | Advertising – Manila News

The Gerety Awards, named after female copywriter Frances Gerety and the only creative prize to reward the best in advertising from a female perspective, has announced the locations of its 2022 executive juries.   Among the global locations selected are both Tokyo and Manila from Asia-Pacific, alongside London, New York, São Paulo, Mexico City, Copenhagen, Moscow, Brussels and Vienna. The jury sessions in each city will be led by at least…

Australia may NEVER get the Port of Darwin back from Beijing China after Defence report handed down – Manila News

Bureaucrats in the Australian Defence Force have determined there is ‘no national security risk’ that would justify stripping a Chinese company of its 99-year lease to control the Port of Darwin – despite soaring hostilities between the two countries. Landbridge signed a controversial $506million agreement with the Northern Territory government back in 2015 to take control of the strategically important asset. The surrender of a key port next to a…

We’re not going offline just yet: surfing, teleworking, and gaming continue to drive internet traffic – Surfing LA

Congestion on the Belgian internet highway returns to pre-Covid growth pattern We are communicating in much the same way as before the crisis: more text messages, less calling Gaming is one of the largest network climbers since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic Covid-19 continues to dominate our daily lives in 2021. But although we broke one internet network record after the other in 2020, things seem to have settled…

Young Model Hopes Surgeons Can Restore Smile After Pit Bull Bit Off Her Lip During Attack – Surfing LA

A model’s career is in doubt after a dog bit her on the face. Now she hopes plastic surgeons can restore her smile. Brooklinn Khoury, 22, was just starting her career when her cousin’s pit bull attacked her, ripping off her upper lift.  “He was hanging off of my mouth,” Khoury said.  A graphic photo after the accident shows the young model looking at herself in the mirror.  “You could…

Chrissie Hynde Announces Bob Dylan Covers Streaming Show – Surfing LA

Chrissie Hynde announced a “stripped-back, intimate” performance of Bob Dylan covers to be streamed on Dec. 26. The event was recorded at London’s Royal Opera House earlier this year, following the release of her Dylan tribute album in May. “We’re very pleased to announce the exceedingly special and festive Chrissie Hynde & Co. Sing Bob Dylan (and Other Songs) Streaming Event, taking place on Dec. 26,” an official statement read.…

Giant whale shark ‘videobombs’ tourists swimming in the Philippines [Video] – Manila News

This is the spectacular moment a huge whale shark ‘videobombed’ a tourist group’s vlog in the Philippines. The footage from Milkie Espinosa Rodrigo and her friends shows the gentle giant approaching the group as they swam in Oslob, Cebu City, at the weekend. Oslob is a small coastal town that is famous for the whale sharks that roam its seas. Milkie said of the fantastic moment: ‘It was a bit…

Philippines ‘mainly a social media market’: study – Manila News

MANILA — Filipino audiences online get their news mainly from social media, setting them apart from other markets where citizens come across news directly from news websites or apps, or from portals that aggregate news from various sources. This was from a study on news trends presented on Day 1, Monday evening (PH time), of a four-day worldwide virtual conference of news publishers.  The Philippines was called a “mainly social”…

Duterte’s chosen successor abandons Philippines presidential race | Politics News – Manila News

Philippine Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, the preferred successor to incumbent President Rodrigo Duterte, has announced his withdrawal from the race to be the country’s next leader. After days of speculation, Go said on Tuesday he was pulling out of the 2022 presidential campaign because it was “not yet my time”. Go, a close aide to the president, entered the contest for the country’s highest office two days before the November…