Intellasia East Asia News – Maria Ressa cleared of four tax violation charges

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The Court of Tax Appeals has acquitted Rappler CEO and veteran journalist Maria Ressa of tax violation case, clearing her of four charges she had been facing. The CTA’s First Division acquitted Ressa and Rappler Holdings Corp. “for failure of the prosecution to prove their guilt beyond reasonable doubt.” “No civil liability may be adjudged against the accused as the alleged unpaid tax obligations have not been factually and legally established...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Philippine bank at centre of cyber heist appeals New York court loss to Bangladesh

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A Philippine bank at the centre of an unsolved $81 million cyber heist has appealed a New York Supreme Court decision to dismiss the bank’s motion to throw out the Bangladesh central bank’s lawsuit against it. In February 2016, unidentified hackers used fraudulent orders on the SWIFT payments system to steal $81 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The money was sent to accounts at Risal Commercial...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Government should pursue liberalisation PIDS

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The government should pursue trade liberalisation and other measures to improve the productivity of the agriculture sector to make food more affordable, especially to the poor, according to state think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS). In a discussion paper titled Food and Nutrient Intake Response to Food Prices and government Programmes: Implications for the Recent Economic Shocks, PIDS senior research fellow Roehlano...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Government should pursue liberalisation PIDS

Intellasia East Asia News - BPI says working to 'r …

The Bank of the Philippine Islands said Wednesday it is working to reverse duplicate transactions during the New Year’s Eve shopping rush after the bank’s social media accounts were deluged with complaints. In a statement on Wednesday morning, the Ayala-led bank assured its clients that their account “is safe and secure.” This, after clients also said they had difficulty accessing their online bank accounts. BPI said the reversal of erroneous...

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LTFRB finds commuters using illegal Russian ride-hailing apps amid transpo crisis

LTFRB finds commuters using illegal Russian ride-h …

MANILA, Philippines – With high transportation fares and a lack of services, some commuters are resorting to illegal and potentially dangerous ride-hailing apps, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said on Friday, January 27. The LTFRB has identified two popular Russian-based ride-hailing apps – InDrive and Maxim – offering transport network vehicle service (TNVS) operations without any accreditation. That means...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Government should pursue liberalisation PIDS

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The nationwide COVID-19 positivity rate dropped to 5.7 percent on Saturday, according to independent monitoring group OCTA Research on Sunday. Data shared by OCTA Research fellow Dr Guido David showed that the Philippines’ positivity rate or the percentage of people who were found positive for COVID-19 among the total number of individuals tested went down from 5.9 percent on January 6, to 5.7 percent on January 7. This was after the Department...

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WASHINGTON - The US Justice Department announced Thursday it had shut down the Hive ransomware operation,...

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