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Day: October 27, 2022

HOFA Launches London’s First DAO for Art Collectors, 11 November 2022

HOFA Gallery celebrates its tenth anniversary on 11 November 2022 by launching HOFA DAO – London’s first-ever decentralized, blockchain-powered community of contemporary art collectors, aiming to make global art investment more accessible. To mark the occasion HOFA will also launch HOFAVERSE, a new interactive multi-user Metaverse experience at their Mayfair flagship gallery space on 10 […]

Mouawad Announces New Beverly Hills Boutique

International diamond house and luxury jeweler Mouawad has the pleasure of announcing the opening of a new-generation boutique in Los Angeles, California, USA, planned for the first quarter of 2023. Mouawad boutique Facade, Two Rodeo Beverly Hills LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The boutique will immerse visitors in the world of Mouawad, […]

Voter registration resumes Dec. 9 up to Jan. 31 next year

The continuing registration for local and overseas voters, including those who would like to transfer registration from overseas to local, will start the second week of December.   In a statement Thursday, Comelec spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco said the voter registration period was approved by the poll body during Wednesday’s en banc session.   “Simultaneous resumption of the system of continuing voter registration for local and overseas on Dec. 9, 2022; Deadline for application in local voter registration, which is until Jan. 31, 2023,” he said.   At the same time, the poll body official reminded those who are looking

Marcos admin’s Green Revolution 2.0 seeks to improve nutrition

More communities will be expected to maintain their own vegetable gardens under President Ferdinand R. Marcos’ new program launched to improve the nutrition of Filipinos by increasing the production and supply of fresh fruits and vegetables in the urban, peri-urban and rural areas.   The Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) announced that it launched on Wednesday the “Green Revolution 2.0: Plants for Bountiful Barangays Movement (Luntiang Ani ng Mamayan).”   During the kick-off ceremony at the Rizal Park in Manila, a ceremonial planting of “ampatola” or grafted ampalaya, scion, patola and rootstock was held.

AMLC help sought in money trail probe on Lapid slay case

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said it has asked the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) to conduct a financial investigation into Joel Escorial, the self-confessed gunman in the killing of broadcaster Percival Mabasa also known as “Percy Lapid”.   PNP spokesperson Col. Jean Fajardo said this came after Escorial revealed that he and five other people were promised PHP550,000 to kill Mabasa.   “We formally requested the AMLC to help us conduct a financial investigation because the self-confessed gunman has already surrendered his passbook and he has also given authorization to check his transactions in his account, so that

Cholera outbreak kills 4, downs 192 others in Tacloban

A cholera outbreak in this city has killed four individuals and sent 192 others to hospitals this week, health officials reported on Thursday.   City health officer Danilo Ecarma has declared an outbreak as the situation is already alarming due to the rate of new admissions daily, especially from a relocation site in Santo Niño village.   Of the total cases of severe diarrhea, 10 have been confirmed as cholera from 80 samples examined by the Eastern Visayas Medical Center in this city as of October 26.   Ecarma said an outbreak could be declared if there is one confirmed

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