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Jose Mari Chan

Motoring journalist and vlogger James Deakin took Jose Mari Chan to defense after he was tagged as a child molester by a basher. Deakin shared a post from a netizen, saying “Jose Mari Chan looks like a generic child molester. However, The post has since been deleted. If anybody’s wondering, the author took the Jose Mari Chan post off. Not by him. He hopes that he and the other keyboard

Jollibee

Homegrown fast-food company Jollibee Foods Corp. joined the fast-food industry in Liverpool, England, and Texas, USA as part of attempts to attract global customers amid the daunting coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic climate. Jollibee recently launched its first shop in Liverpool, birthplace to the legendary band The Beatles, following the successful launch of its maiden UK store in Earl’s Court, London. In Europe, our preparations for expansion are underway. Our next Jollibee

NBA playoff bubble

LA Clippers blew a 3-1 series lead against the Denver Nuggets and got sent home packing from the NBA playoff bubble. “We did have championship expectations. We had the talent to do it,” Lou Williams said. “I don’t think we had the chemistry to do it and it showed.” Playing for his third team in three years, Kawhi Leonard followed a load management program before the pandemic, rarely playing back-to-back

BSP

The Treasury Bureau rejected P10-billion bids worth 364-day T-bills as the market sought higher yields in anticipation of the first-ever debt paper from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ( BSP). National Treasurer Rosalia V. de Leon said the annual premium for the one-year IOUs would have increased from 1.807 percent last week by 16.2 basis points to 1.969 percent if the Treasury had completely issued the securities. Banks were preparing

Locsin

Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he rejected a revived offer to auction the four immovable assets of the Philippines in Japan purchased as World War II reparations. Locsin stated that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) submitted a position paper against the sale to Congress, which he contrasted with another World War II attack launched on our own heritage by the Philippines. He said those behind the

Contact tracer

The Interior and Local Government Department is expected to begin recruiting and preparing at least 50,000 contact tracer following the signing of the “Bayanihan to Recover as One Act” better known as Bayanihan 2 into law. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said the additional 50,000 contact tracers are the “game-changers” in the country’s response to COVID-19 as this will enable us to cut the disease spread and eventually defeat COVID-19. The

Wirecard

The Philippines authorities are investigating 57 international and local interest persons who could be involved in a scam at German payment company Wirecard AG, an official at the anti-money laundering agency in the country said Friday. Even before Wirecard made headlines for the missing billions, the financial services business was already in hot water. Wirecard AG, a public company listed on the German stock exchange (DAX), became the focus of

ABS-CBN

The National Telecommunications Commission ( NTC) has ordered the elimination of television and radio frequencies from the giant ABS-CBN network, though its franchise problem remains unresolved. In a seven-page order signed by Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba and Deputy Commissioners Edgardo Cabarios and Delilah Deles, NTC reported that the commission is required to recall the frequencies without a Congressional license to operate it. The frequency recall included all free television and radio

BPS

The central bank urged the Filipinos to take advantage of unused; law to fatten their pension plans, noting that Philippines citizens were among the regions poorest prepared for the financial retirement challenges. Speaking at the launch of the digital Personal Equity andRetirement Accounts(Pera) initiative online, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Dioknosaid the legislation has so far struggled to build up a critical mass of investors as its authors envisaged.

Creators park

The balance remains important in today’s difficult times. It may be about ensuring that plenty of time is available for your job, family, and personal interests or enjoying both the ease of a demanding modern lifestyle and the comforts of an idyllic rural or suburban climate. Whether it’s for your life in search of improved health, time management, or success in various fields, a delicate balancing act will always be