Two Philippine companies, the Lopez-led First Gen Corporation and Energy Development Corporation (EDC), have been included in the latest list of the world’s top 200 biggest and greenest companies, reports Inquirer.net.
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is requiring some of those renewing their passports to bring their birth certificates as its previous outsourced passport maker “took away” all its applicants’ data, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said, reports Philstar.com.
Facebook banned Twinmark Media Enterprises, the company behind Mocha Uson's favorite site Trending News Portal, for practicing coordinated 'inauthentic behavior,' leading people to ad farms, and selling access to Facebook Pages, reports Rappler.
Lawyer Enrico “Erick” Soriano, general counsel of the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project, and his brother, Felicito, were killed in their home in Marikina, Philippines on Dec. 21, as a result of a family dispute, which is currently under investigation reports Inquirer.net.
A young Filipino American doctor, Ian Soriano, was on a team of surgeons from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania that became the first in the world to use a surgical robot to assist with a bilateral free flap breast reconstruction, reports Inquirer.net.