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Australian BPO expands operations

BY BEN ARNOLD O. DE VERA An Australian debt management firm has expanded its back office operations in the Philippines to accommodate more clients. National Receivables Group (NRG) Global Solutions Pty Ltd.’s local subsidiary, NRG Global Solutions Philippines Inc., has inaugurated...

Boffins find mystery seafaring ancestor in the Philippines

Anthropologists have discovered a foot bone during an excavation of Callao cave in Luzon, which has led to researchers' claim that humans reached the islands off south-east Asia at least tens of thousands of years earlier than previously thought. View...

Justice Morales new HRET head

The Supreme Court announced on Thursday changes in the composition of its three divisions and contingents to the Senate and House electoral tribunals. Associate , the magistrate handpicked by President-apparent Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to administer his presidential oath,...

Special polls won’t affect national posts – Comelec

Special elections in some towns in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and in other areas have no effect on the results for national positions, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Wednesday. Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento said although they...

TV thief nabbed after 8 years

MANILA, Philippines—The law has finally caught up with a 34-year-old man who fled the country to avoid serving his jail term for stealing a television set eight years ago. Fugitive Eduardo “Eddieboy” Tamayo Jr., who went into hiding in Australia,...

Canvassing of votes proceeding smoothly

BY SAMMY MARTIN Reporter DESPITE endless debates on alleged discrepancies in automated voting, which included an unusually bloated number of votes that have since been invalidated, lawmakers managed to proceed with canvassing of ballots for president and vice president on...

Piracy stifling Asian software industry, say experts

Entrepreneur Binod Hariharan has big plans for his southern Indian firm, which develops astrology-based computer software to help users find a suitable spouse or plot their career paths. Similarly ambitious is Somporn Maneeratanakul, managing director of Thai Software Enterprises,...

Boy Abunda and Robin Padilla not keen on government appointments

When it seems like everyone in show business is eager to join in on the political fray —as evidenced in the last elections where in a good number of celebrities were actually successful in their political bids, both re-electionists...

Man tracked down on Facebook after allegedly raping 14-year-old girl and setting fire to her home in Caroline Springs, police say

A MAN accused of raping a teenage girl and setting her alight was tracked down through the victim's Facebook page, police allege. Michael Tuano Hermogenes, 24, has been charged over a Caroline Springs house fire yesterday that left a 14-year-old...

Unicef dedicates daycare center to educator

The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has established a day care center in Guimaras Island in honor of a Filipina educator who was killed in a bombing in Pakistan last year. UNICEF opened the Perseveranda So Memorial Day Care Center...
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