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China's fishing ban on Vietnam prompts sovereignty conflicts in South China Sea

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Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): China's prohibition of Vietnam and the Philippines from fishing in the South China Sea is entangled in sovereignty conflicts. China's restrictions on fishing in the South China Sea are unilateral enforcement. The restriction lasts from May to August and extends to all seas north of 12 degrees latitude. The area under Beijing's restrictions also includes the majority of the Gulf of Tonkin and
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Animation Festival of Halifax shines light on NFB animation excellence with 12 selected shorts.Chris Landreth, director of the Oscar-winning Ryan, at festival for a special retrospective, live conversation and in-person master class.

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May 5, 2022 - Halifax - National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

Twelve new and classic animated shorts from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be featured at the 11th annual Animation Festival of Halifax (AFX), with screenings presented live in-person from May 5 to 7 and online from May 5 to 15.

Presented in AFX's "

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PH tallies 10 more gold medals in Vietnam SEA Games

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:34

HANOI - Carlos Yulo completed a five-gold romp while dancesport scored four rousing victories Monday as the Philippines came up with its best performance yet in the 31st Southeast Asian Games here, going on a 10-gold medal rush to stay on the coattails of Thailand in their heated battle for second

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SoKor PM congratulates presumptive VP Sara Duterte

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:18

MANILA - Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Choo Kyongho has congratulated Sara Duterte on her presumptive win as the 15th vice president of the Philippines in the last May 9 polls.

In a letter addressed to Duterte on Monday, Choo expressed his confidence that under Duterte's lead

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Local fiber provider posts 52.5% subscriber growth in 1Q 2022

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:17

MANILA - Local fiber broadband provider Converge has seen over a 50 percent increase in its residential subscribers in the first quarter of 2022 compared to March last year, with its network now able to reach more than 12.2 million homes nationwide.

In Converge's first-quarter results briefin

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Watchdog 'Kontra Daya' brainchild of CPP-NPA-NDF: ex-cadre

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:05

MANILA - Election watchdog Kontra Daya is made up of active urban operators and infiltrators of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), a former cadre of the communist terrorist groups said on Monday.

In a statement, Jeffrey "Ka Eric"

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McDonald's to sell Russian business for permanent exit

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:51

ISTANBUL - American fast food giant McDonald's on Monday said it has started selling its business in Russia after more than 30 years in the country.

The announcement of a permanent exit came after the company suspended operations in Russia on March 8 due to the Ukraine war.

"The humanit

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NBOC done with all but 1 of 173 certificates of canvass

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:46

MANILA - A week after the May 9 national and local elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), has canvassed 172 out of 173 Certificates of Canvass (COCs) from local and overseas voting.

Commissioner George Garcia said in a press brief

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Yulo tops horizontal bars to end SEAG campaign with 5 golds

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:43

HANOI - Carlos Yulo expectedly dominated the vault finals and added a surprise gold medal in the horizontal bars as he ended his stint in the 31st Southeast Asian Games here with a shot at becoming the best male athlete while leading a nine-gold rush by the Philippines on Monday.

After wowing

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Economist eyes further robust growth of OFW remittances

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:38
MANILA - Cash remittances sent by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) grew by 3.2 percent year-on-year last March to USD2.594 billion, and an economist forecast continued growth in inflows as more economies reopen.Data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Monday
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SSS runs after CDO employers with unpaid P7.2-M contributions

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:28

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Social Security System (SSS) here served notices to 11 employers who failed to remit around PHP7.2 million worth of contributions.

In a statement Monday, SSS senior vice president for Mindanao operations group Edwin Alo said the move is part of the Run After Contrib

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SSS runs after CDO employers with P7.2-M unpaid contributions

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:28

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Social Security System (SSS) here served notices to 11 employers who failed to remit around PHP7.2 million worth of contributions.

In a statement Monday, SSS senior vice president for Mindanao operations group Edwin Alo said the move is part of the Run After Contrib

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DOST-Calabarzon seeks more support for macapuno research

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:08

MANILA - While there are existing known macapuno products, the Department of Science and Technology in Calabarzon (DOST 4-A) is seeking more support for macapuno research and development (R&D), saying there's more that can be generated from it.

"We would like to have a focused R&D o

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BSP opens currency exchange facility for Pinoys from Ukraine

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:05
MANILA - As part of the BSP's initiative to help overseas Filipinos (OFs) affected by the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Monetary Board approved the opening of a Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH) currency exchange facility (CEF).The facility allows returning OFs from Ukraine and their f
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Davao's newest slaughterhouses to boost livestock sector

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:04

DAVAO CITY - The city is set to open soon two new slaughterhouses to boost the economic performance of the local livestock sector, as both halal (permissive) and non-halal consumers can now avail of its products.

The halal and non-halal slaughterhouses in Purok 3-A, Barangay Malagos will als

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Davao's newest abattoirs to boost livestock sector

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:04

DAVAO CITY - The city is set to open soon two new slaughterhouses to boost the economic performance of the local livestock sector, as both halal (permissive) and non-halal consumers can now avail of its products.

The halal and non-halal slaughterhouses in Purok 3-A, Barangay Malagos will als

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French hospital accuses Israel of attacking journalist's funeral

Mon, 2022-05-16 19:59

JERUSALEM - The French Hospital in occupied East Jerusalem on Monday accused Israeli police of assaulting the funeral procession of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

On Friday, Israeli police surrounded mourners and used stun grenades and batons to assault pallbearers carrying Abu Akle

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3 laws establishing multispecies marine hatcheries inked

Mon, 2022-05-16 19:57

MANILA - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has signed three laws establishing, under the supervision of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of the Department of Agriculture (BFAR-DA), multispecies marine hatcheries in the provinces of Palawan, Iloilo, and Dinagat Islands.

Republic Act 1

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Methanol detection kit project likely completed by August

Mon, 2022-05-16 19:57

MANILA - The field test kit to detect methanol contamination in lambanog is expected to be completed by August, an official of the Department of Science and Technology in Calabarzon (DOST 4-A) said Monday.


"We target the field testing to be completed by August. Then we will get intellectu

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Passengers, crew safe as smoke vented PAL aircraft

Mon, 2022-05-16 19:55

MANILA - All 82 passengers and four crew members of a Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight en route to Dumaguete from Manila are safe after the aircraft experienced a "technical problem," spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said Monday afternoon.

In a message, Villaluna said the "technical problem" re

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