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Day: November 23, 2022

Multimillion-dollar boost for small business as more African countries join MultiChoice Africa Accelerator Programme

Johannesburg, Nov. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — November 2022 – Following the success of the MultiChoice Africa Accelerator Programme, which secured $16 million (USD) of funding for six emerging businesses last year, the programme has been expanded to eight more countries across Africa. Many more small businesses in Africa’s technology sector now have the chance […]

OKX users can now verify that their assets are backed 1:1

OKX Proof of Reserves Page OKX is rolling out both a Proof of Reserves page on its website that shows its latest reserve ratios and a Self-audit tool that allows users to verify that their assets are backed 1:1 The exchange is also launching an Independent Custodial Wallet that allows institutional clients to secure their […]

LambdaTest launches support for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 phones on its continuous testing platform on the cloud

Users can now seamlessly run real-time and automation testing of the newly-launched series on real devices or emulators San Francisco, Nov. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LambdaTest, the leading continuous quality testing cloud platform, has launched support for testing on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 phones. Users, through real devices or […]

14 nabbed, P2.5-M smuggled cigarettes seized in Zambo City

Authorities have arrested 14 people and seized a shipment of some PHP2.5 million worth of smuggled cigarettes in an anti-smuggling operation off this city, an official said Wednesday.   Col. Richard Verceles, operations chief of the Area Police Command-Western Mindanao, said the cargo was seized around 5 a.m. Wednesday in the waters near R.T. Lim Boulevard here.   Verceles said personnel of the 2nd Zamboanga City Mobile Force “Seaborne” Company and Bureau of Customs (BOC) were conducting sea patrol when they intercepted a motorboat marked “MB Mernalyn” with 14 people aboard and loaded with smuggled cigarettes.   Those arrested, all

CCC, DILG partner to bolster LGUs’ adaptation planning capacities

To further bolster local government unit (LGU) capacities for climate change mitigation and adaptation, the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Local Government Academy (DILG-LGA) and the Climate Change Commission (CCC) are teaming to build up their institutional partnerships, coinciding with the 15th Annual Global Warming and Climate Change Consciousness Week.   In a statement on Wednesday, the two agencies said they would hold the culminating batch of the training of trainers on the formulation of an enhanced Local Climate Change Action Plan (eLCCAP) from Nov. 21 to 25 at Ace Hotel and Suites in Pasig City.   The activity

Give 13th month pay to workers, DOLE tells employers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday reminded employers to pay their employees the mandatory 13th month pay on or before December 24.   Labor Secretary Bienvenido Laguesma said private sector employers are mandated to pay the benefits due to their workers, which is equivalent to an employee’s one-month salary.   “There is no exemption, no deferment. We recognize employers are still struggling. But according to the law, there is no exemption for the 13th month pay,” Laguesma said in a radio interview.   He, however, noted that employers and employees have the prerogative to forge special arrangements

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