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Fake job offers in New Zealand: 4 recruiters nabbed

MANILA – The Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) has arrested four members of an alleged illegal recruitment syndicate who promised their victims jobs in New Zealand. Operatives of the CIDG Anti-Transnational Crimes Unit (ATCU) arrested on Monday ...

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Google launches news initiative to combat fake news

Alphabet Inc’s Google is launching the Google News Initiative, to weed out fake news online and during breaking news situations, it said in a blog post on Tuesday. Google said it plans to spend $ 300 million over the next ...

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NBI raids mall for selling fake luxury bags, leather goods

MANILA – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday raided a mall here for allowing several stalls to sell fake luxury bags and other leather goods. One seller tried to leave with a bag of counterfeit items, but was ...

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Mighty claims thousands of fake cigarettes sold monthly

MANILA – Tens of thousands of fake Mighty cigarettes are being sold in the market, resulting in foregone tax revenues of P12.6 billion annually, according to a Japanese firm that acquired the company. Some 50,000 to 60,000 fake Mighty cigarettes ...

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Pinoys Must Always Remain Vigilant Against Fake News

once thought that tyrants like Ferdinand Marcos would never make it in today’s wired and networked world. When he declared martial law in the 1972, he shuttered radio and TV stations, padlocked the printing presses of newspapers, and made sure ...

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No need for new laws vs fake news – media experts

RAPPLER CEO WARNS VS ‘PATRIOTIC TROLLING’ Media experts on Tuesday told senators to focus on implementing existing laws to hold proponents of fake news accountable instead of crafting new laws to curb the spread of disinformation. “I don’t believe we ...

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Duterte slams Rappler anew, says it peddles fake news

NOW: President Duterte answers questions from the press. (Courtesy of @pcoogov) pic.twitter.com/B97Qgmt6Eq — ABS-CBN News (@ABSCBNNews) January 16, 2018 MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday hit news website Rappler anew just as it reeled from the Securities and Exchange ...

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Man who escaped Hawaii hospital had fake IDs, phones, cash

In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, escaped hospital patient Randall Saito points to a guard as he sits in an inmate visitor’s booth at San Joaquin County Jail before a scheduled court hearing in French Camp, Calif. Court documents ...

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Bangko Sentral: Be wary of online posts on fake misprinted bills

MANILA – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Saturday warned the public against social media posts bearing false information on supposed misprinted peso bills, saying these may affect business transactions in the country. Social media posts about misprinted peso ...

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DepEd: Beware of fake announcements of class suspensions

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