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DOH: 18 JN.1 cases detected in Philippines, all recovered

2023 December 24 MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) has detected 18 cases of the new Covid-19 strain JN.1 through genomic sequencing. In a news release on Sunday, the DOH said the earliest sample collected was from Nov. 16 and the most recent was on Dec. 3. “There has been no significant increase in the...

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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Philippines to defend its sovereign rights in West Philippine Sea

2023 December 11 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said China’s aggressive actions against Filipino vessels further steeled the country’s determination to defend and protect the nation’s jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). “The aggression and provocations perpetrated by the China Coast Guard and their Chinese Maritime Militia against our vessels and personnel over the...

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Solons laud Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s move to give seized imported rice to poor families

2023 September 20 MANILA – Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday commended President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. for distributing confiscated imported rice to poor families in Zamboanga. Bicol Saro Party-list Rep. Brian Raymund Yamsuan said Marcos has given smugglers and hoarders a bitter, expensive lesson where it would hurt them the most — their...

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PLDT, SMC, Ayala, BDO, Jollibee, Metrobank among world’s best companies

2023 September 16 Six Philippine conglomerates —PLDT, Ayala Corp., San Miguel Corp., BDO Unibank, Metrobank, Jollibee Foods Corp. — made it to the list of 750 “World’s  Best Companies  2023” by TIME Magazine and analytics partner Statista. According to the Time.com, the inaugural list of world’s best companies was based on a formula of revenue growth, employee-satisfaction...

Google has announced plans to remove news links in Canada, while Meta terminated its contract for journalism fellowship
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Google has announced plans to remove news links in Canada, while Meta terminated its contract for journalism fellowship

Google has recently revealed its plan to eliminate Canadian news outcomes from its search engine, news aggregator, and Discover app for users in Canada. Moreover, the tech giant will discontinue its Google News Showcase program that promotes over 150 Canadian publications. These significant modifications will occur in approximately six months, coinciding with the expected implementation of the Online News Act.

Free Nursing & Medical Professional Web Conference Friday, June 2
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Free Nursing & Medical Professional Web Conference Friday, June 2

Do you know a newcomer in Canada who is looking to get into the Nursing & Medical Profession? Canadian Immigrant and ACCES Employment proudly present a FREE one-stop web industry-specific virtual web conference series connecting newcomers in Canada with information and inspiration to launch into their dream careers. Happening Friday, this FREE 90-minute event will discuss career development, education and aspects of settlement you need to succeed on your...

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Canada extends support for those fleeing Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine

2023 March 22 Ottawa—As Russia continues its illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine, Canada will remain steadfast in its support for those who have been forced to flee. This includes helping people find a temporary safe haven in Canada and providing them with the support they need. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees...

Ontario Provides More Money for Public Transit in Toronto
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Ontario Provides More Money for Public Transit in Toronto

TORONTO – The Ontario government is providing more money to support the expansion and improvement of public transit services in Toronto. The funding is part of the province’s gas tax program, which will allocate more than $379.5 million to help 107 municipalities operate and improve local transit. The funding for Toronto is as follows: ·Toronto...