VegFest Pilipinas 2019

This year’s two-day VegFest Pilipinas — a festival that showcases products from local independent vegan businesses — begins tomorrow at the BGC Arts Center in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

In its fourth year, VegFest Pilipinas will host 150 all-vegan vendors who will be offering their dishes and wares from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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59 groups from 18 countries, 3 global regions demand #FreeNegros57

Free Negros 57

In a strong show of force, 59 global, regional, and national organizations from across Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Europe issued a joint statement demanding the immediate release of the 57 peasant leaders and human rights advocates, including minors, arrested by local authorities in Negros Occidental (around 710 kilometers south of Manila) in the central Philippines last October 31.

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I-Witness: 20 years of life-changing documentaries

Atom Araullo, Kara David, Sandra Aguinaldo, Howie Severino

I-Witness premiered on Philippine television at the turn of the millennium. It was a time of uncertainty in a changing world, and GMA News and Public Affairs saw the need to tell stories of truth through the documentary format. Twenty years since, I-Witness has become one of the leading TV documentary programs in the country, with over 1,000 life-changing stories that have pursued the truth about Filipino values, culture, current events, and the human condition.

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‘Astronomical’

Imee Marcos and Rodrigo Duterte

Pinagdiskitahan kamakailan ni Imee Marcos, bagong senadora at anak ng yumaong diktador na si Ferdinand Marcos, ang mga convenience store dahil sa aniya’y “astronomical” na presyo ng mga paninda sa mga ito.

Dapat daw imonitor ng Department of Trade and Industry ang mga tindahang ito na bukas 24 oras, ayon pa kay Marcos.

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Just Add 8

PLDT phone

Starting October 6, 2019, all landline numbers with area code 02 will become 8 digits.

In compliance with the directive of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) in its memorandum no. 10-10-2017, all telecom providers in the Greater Metro Manila area will migrate all existing 7-digit landline numbers to 8-digit telephone numbers.

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