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5G in Philippines, a first in South East Asia

MANILA: Globe Telecom Inc. will offer next month a fifth generation or 5G wireless broadband for Philippines homes, the first commercially available internet with such speed in South East Asia, the company said. “We made a crucial step in fulfilling

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Wisma Putra: Malaysians not affected in Philippine earthquake

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry, Wisma Putra, said today there has been no report of any Malaysian affected by the earthquake that struck the main island of Luzon in the Philippines yesterday. Wisma Putra, in a statement, also cautioned Malaysians in

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Philippines rocked by deadly 6.1-magnitude earthquake

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda, at least eight people in the province were killed in the quake measuring 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Bodega on the Philippine island of Luzon on

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Dead whale found with 40 kilograms of plastic bags in its stomach

Philippines: A young whale whose carcass washed up in the Philippines died of “dehydration and starvation” after consuming 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of plastic bags, scientists have found. Marine biologist and environmentalist Darrell Blatchley told CNN that the juvenile male

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Sabah’s east coast curfew extended

KOTA KINABALU, March 11: The curfew in the waters of seven districts of the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) beginning tomorrow has been extended until March 27. Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah said the curfew involved the waters in

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Mahathir’s visit to the Philippines strengthening ties

MANILA, March 5 – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s three-day visit to the Philippines beginning tomorrow is a manifestation of Malaysia’s seriousness in efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. Charge d’Affaires of the Malaysian Embassy in

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