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Paris taxi firm suspends use of Tesla Model 3 cars after fatal accident

PARIS — Leading Paris taxi company G7 has suspended the use of Tesla Model 3 cars in its fleet after a fatal accident involving one of the vehicles over the weekend. G7 Deputy Chief Executive Yann Ricordel said an off-duty taxi driver was taking his family to a restaurant when …

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US to add 8 China firms to investment blacklist

REUTERS THE UNITED STATES will add eight Chinese companies, including the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer DJI Technology Co Ltd., to an investment blacklist this week, the Financial Times (FT) reported on Wednesday. The US Treasury will put the companies on its “Chinese military-industrial complex companies” blacklist on Thursday because …

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There’s comfort in familiarity

FREEPIK DISCOMFORT in a situation arises from novelty and a sense of being lost in a maze. The required skill sets demanded by a new challenge are not readily available. It’s not always as simple as figuring out how a new phone works. Even a promotion, like being designated CEO, …

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Lies and humble demeanor packaged as truth

In her Nobel Lecture 2021, Maria Ressa asked, “What are you willing to sacrifice for the truth?” Whether Ressa was conscious of it or not, or she intended to subtly send a spiritual message, the question reminded us of the ongoing search for truth. As Christians, our mandate is to …

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Just a step ahead

STARLINE-FREEPIK At the rate COVID mutations are outpacing medical advances intended to eliminate the virus, being always just a step ahead of the next surge may no longer be enough. Mutations can result in greater transmission, and greater resistance to present vaccines and medicines. COVID-19 is far from over, and …

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What the Modi Twitter breach tells us about hackers

RAWPIXEL.COM-FREEPIK LAST WEEKEND some smart alecks managed to breach the defenses of one of the most ubiquitous media platforms, access the mouthpiece of the leader of one of the world’s most populous countries, and grab the opportunity to broadcast whatever they wanted to 73 million followers. And they used it …

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MERALCO secures ISO 9001:2015 Certification for QMS

The Networks Group of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has been awarded with an ISO 9001:2015 certification for incorporating quality management system in its operations. This is a testament of Meralco’s commitment in #KeepingTheLightsOn and in providing service excellence to its customers, the community, and the country despite the challenges …

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Gender-based violence survivors have recourse in national emergency hotline

By Patricia Mirasol The national government’s 911 emergency hotline now also provides support to gender-based violence (GBV) survivors. Calls coursed through the free and 24/7 hotline previously usually included reports on fire, police, medical, and search and rescue assistance. All GBV distress callers will get psychosocial first aid and are …

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EXPLAINER – How worried should we be about the Omicron variant?

The Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in 77 countries since it was first identified three weeks ago, fueling concerns that its large number of mutations will help it spread faster and evade protection provided by COVID-19 vaccines or prior infection. Scientists await answers to these important questions: IS IT …

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PHL organizations share how to promote social impact in tell-all book

Planting Greatness: Organizations Accelerating Social Impact in the Philippines, a book that shows how change-makers solve the country’s problems, contains the stories of corporate executives, social entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders dedicated to social advocacies and corporate social responsibility (CSR). “Each of them differs in various ways, whether it’s in terms …

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