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Spokesperson: No need for hold departure order vs. Smartmatic officials

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Officials of technology provider Smartmatic have no plans to leave the Philippines, pending an investigation on the controversial tweak in the script of the transparency server on election day, a spokesperson said Tuesday. In an interview, Karen […]
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Comelec chief: It would have been prudent not to touch script of transparency server

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections chief Andres Bautista said it would have been better if technology provider Smartmatic did not touch the script of the transparency server, a move that has become controversial in light of a tight vice […]
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Server script won’t affect vote tally: Smartmatic

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Poll technology provider Smartmatic-TIM insisted on Friday that the change in the program script to the Comelec’s transparency server has not altered the tally of votes for the vice presidential race, which is being hotly contested by […]
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2017 Hyundai Elantra delivers 35 mpg; priced at $20,650 only

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif  – Hyundai Motor America today announced pricing for the all-new 2017 Elantra Eco, which comes well-equipped with a new fuel-efficient turbocharged powertrain, advanced safety features and user-friendly technology for $20,650. Assembled in Montgomery at...
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Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

WASHINGTON, D.C  – Vote now for AARP’s inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge the hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations serving AAPIs age 50-plus. Visitfacebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity to cast your vote during...
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Former lawmaker asks NTC to redistribute 700 MHz spectrum

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Thursday ordered three companies holding the rights to the 700 megahertz (MHz) spectrum to give their respective sides on a move to redistribute the government-owned frequency. Former Congressman Rolex...
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2016 Nissan Sentra achieves Top Safety Pick Plus rating IIHS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) upgraded the 2016 Nissan Sentra to its highest rating of “Top Safety Pick Plus” when equipped with optional Forward Emergency Braking technology. The Sentra had previously held the agency’s […]
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US-based Pinoys presented with livelihood options

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In line with the economic diplomacy strategy of the Philippine Embassy that aims to diversify stakeholder profile in the Philippine economy, the Philippine Overseas Labor and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Offices (POLO-OWWA) in Washington, D.C....
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The Aston Martin Vantage V12 S gets a new box of tricks

Serious drivers rejoice, the fastest production Aston Martin, the Vantage V12 S, is finally getting a proper manual transmission for real driving fun plus a latest-generation infotainment and navigation system to help keep things on track. Aston is calling the […]
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30 Edison scholars to receive $1.2-M; Each scholar gets $40,000

ROSEMEAD, Calif.,   — Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, congratulates 30 high school seniors who have been named 2016 Edison Scholars, each winning a $40,000 scholarship. Students will learn of their scholarship award April 11-15 when SCE...