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PLDT, Smart tout win over child sites with Canada’s C3P; block record 127K URLS

FILE PHOTO: A hooded man holds a laptop computer as a blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration MANILA, Philippines — PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications said it blocked a record number of online addresses showing child sexual abuse and pornography, […]

CICT expands to Australia with purchase of 2 office buildings for $320m, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) – CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust’s (CICT) indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary has agreed to acquire two Grade A office buildings in Sydney, Australia, for A$330.7 million ($320.2 million). This would mark CICT’s first inroad into Australia, its second overseas developed market after Germany, the real estate investment trust’s (Reit) manager said in a […]

Disgraced businessman Ron Brierley’s sentence quashed and eligible for release from prison this month, Australian court orders

BusinessUpdated 1 Feb, 2022 04:34 AM4 minutes to read Ron Brierley said nothing outside court before he was sentenced to 14 months in jail for possession of child pornography. Video / ABC Australia Disgraced New Zealand businessman Ron Brierley can be released from prison later this month after his lawyers argued the former rich-lister’s health […]

She quit university due to an alcohol problem. Now sober, she landed a $35K scholarship

Laura Eamon was a few months into her first semester at Carleton University in 2011 when she was taken from a residence party to hospital by paramedics. Embarrassed by being carried out in front of her fellow students, her mindset changed when she was discharged and returned to campus in Ottawa. “People are cheering and chanting, and […]

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