The statesman in the room: How Isaac Herzog became Israel’s secret diplomatic weapon


Meretz MK Mossi Raz has not been shy about expressing his dissatisfaction with President Isaac Herzog over the president’s decision to light a Hanukkah menorah at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron.
Last week, as Herzog visited the divided shrine in the divided West Bank city, Raz and a handful of left-wing activists took up a position at a…

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PHL posts lowest daily COVID tally in 17 months


HEALTH protocol reminders are posted at the entrance of a public school building in Quezon City, Metro Manila. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MICHAEL VARCAS

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter
PHILIPPINE health authorities reported 356 new coronavirus infections on Monday, the lowest daily tally since July 2 last year, bringing the total to 2.84 million.   
The death toll hit 49,591 after 92…

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Mariette Hartley sides with Dave Chappelle


Transgender screenplay is released and Mariette Hartley sides with Dave Chappelle Mariette Hartley says, “Dave Chappelle has written a transgender screenplay And it’s pretty damn …

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Malibu heavy Jonah Hill wows fans, last remaining critics, by twinning in powder blue “bare it all” suits with surf instructor girlfriend!


San Clemente surfboard artist to the stars is real sick and it’d be nice to…

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Duterte offers top health job to a priest


Rev. Nicanor Austriaco (right), an MIT-trained molecular biologist specialising in bio-engineering, has been offered the top health job by Philippine President Duterte on Monday night. It’s not clear if the offer was a firm one. The prelate, part of a Philippine advisory group on COVID-19, declined the offer.
Image Credit: Gulf News / Supplied

Manila: A Filipino-American priest who is…

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Apiwiz and Tonik Partner to Accelerate Digital Banking in the Philippines and Beyond


A unified developer portal drives a digital bank’s adoption of internal and partner APIs for greater financial inclusion
SEATTLE, Dec. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apiwiz, a Low Code APIOps Platform, today announces its partnership with Tonik, the first digital-only neobank in the Philippines, to accelerate banking services with regulatory compliance. Tonik also selected Apiwiz to establish collaborative API governance…

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TeleTech Recognized as a Kincentric Best Employer in the Philippines


MANILA, Philippines, Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TeleTech, one of the largest global customer experience (CX) technology and services innovators for end-to-end digital CX solutions, today announced it has been recognized as a Best Employer in the Philippines for 2021 as part of Kincentric’s Best Employers program.
TeleTech has been operating in the Asia-Pacific region for over 20 years and…

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QC gov’t bans piggeries, poultry farms


Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

MANILA, Philippines — The Quezon City government has prohibited pig and poultry raising within the city, based on an enacted zoning ordinance.
The City Ordinance 2990-2020 was enacted to implement this as the city does not have any agricultural or rural zones that allow such activities as stated…

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Prevent heart attacks by eliminating trans fats from our food


Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Dr. Tom Frieden

After victories in eradicating smallpox, certifying most of the world polio free and developing COVID-19 vaccines in record time, we are on the cusp – for the first time – of turning the tide on a major noninfectious global public health risk.
Consumption of industrially produced trans fat, a toxic chemical compound…

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