National scientist, ex-CHED chair Angel Alcala dies

National scientist, ex-CHED chair Angel Alcala die …

In his decades-long experience as a biologist, Alcala made major contributions to marine biology research in the Philippines MANILA, Philippines – National scientist and the first chairman of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Dr. Angel Alcala has died, the commission announced on its Facebook page on Wednesday, February 1. He was 93. “The Commission on Higher Education is deeply saddened by the loss of a great leader, researcher, and...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Intl judges reopen Philippines ‘war on drugs’ investigation

Intellasia East Asia News - Intl judges reopen Phi …

International Criminal Court judges on Thursday cleared the way for the court’s prosecution office to resume its investigation into the so-called war on drugs in the Philippines. Prosecutor Karim Khan asked judges for permission last year to reactivate his inquiry into alleged crimes against humanity between November 1, 2011, and March 16, 2019, which were linked to the deadly crackdown. The investigation was suspended in late 2021 after the...

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Marriott Opens Second JW Hotel in Germany

Marriott Opens Second JW Hotel in Germany

Dark/Light Mode (11/01/23)  Marriott has expanded its portfolio of JW hotels in Europe with the opening of the brand's second property in Germany. The 505-room JW Marriott Hotel Berlin, owned by Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC), is located on Stauffenbergstrae Street, directly adjacent to Tiergarten. The hotel previously operated as Hotel Berlin Central District, and while the first stage of its transformation into a JW Marriott is...

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Faster release of social welfare benefits by DSWD

Faster release of social welfare benefits by DSWD

The veteran local chief executive also wants to digitize social welfare distribution and to clean up the lists of beneficiaries MANILA, Philippines – A day after he was sworn-in as the new head of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Secretary Rex Gatchalian said one of his top priorities is the faster delivery of benefits and assistance. “I spoke with the President about it yesterday. We in Valenzuela are known for the ease...

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British Airways to Launch Flights Between London Heathrow and Florence, Italy

British Airways to Launch Flights Between London H …

Dark/Light Mode (04/01/23)  British Airways has unveiled plans to launch a new daily flight between London Heathrow (LHR) and Florence (FLR), Italy. BA will commence the service on 16 April 2023, operating the flight from London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 with A320neo aircraft. Flight BA525 is scheduled to leave LHR at 07:50, arriving at FLR at 11:00. The return leg, BA524 is timed to depart from FLR at 11:50 and land at LHR at 13:05. British...

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The first Filipino serial killer

The first Filipino serial killer

In this episode of Kriminal – now a true crime podcast – Rappler crime reporter Jairo Bolledo discusses the case involving Fr. Juan Severino Mallari MANILA, Philippines – In the Philippines, the first documented serial killer dates all the way back to the Spanish colonial rule. According to various historical records, Fr. Juan Severino Mallari, a native of Pampanga, is believed to have killed 57 people during the early 1800s in Magalang town....

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

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