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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalists Ressa and Muratov

MANILA, Philippines ((DailyNews)) — Journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their fight for freedom of expression …

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Boxer-senator Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president

MANILA, Philippines ((DailyNews)) — Philippine boxing icon and senator Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president in the 2022 elections. Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at …

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Ransomware hits AXA units in Asia, Irish healthcare

BANGKOK ((DailyNews)) — The Thai affiliate of Paris-based insurance company AXA said Tuesday it is investigating a ransomware attack by Russian-speaking cybercriminals that has affected operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong …

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May Day protesters demand more job protections amid pandemic

PARIS ((DailyNews)) — Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous May Day marches on Saturday, …

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The Latest: Philippines extends virus lockdown to mid-May

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is extending an already monthlong lockdown by two weeks as the country’s worst coronavirus infection spike starts to ease but remains alarming. President Rodrigo Duterte …

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