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UK postal operator Royal Mail cuts 2,000 jobs

Jun 25, 2020 - 10:45 PM

While Royal Mail sees a jump in demand for parcel delivery, it continues to suffer from a slump in its core letters business

(FILES)This file photograph taken on July 10, 2013, shows pedestrians as they pass a Royal Mail post box on a street in London. - The British postal group Royal Mail announced on June 25, 2020, that it was cutting 2,000 jobs in order to adapt to a loss of momentum in its mail business in favour of parcel delivery, a trend reinforced by the health crisis. (Photo by ANDREW COWIE / AFP)

Hackers can 'leak, modify, and delete' emails through iOS Mail exploit – firm

Apr 24, 2020 - 1:00 PM

The vulnerability has been observed from 2012's iOS 6 to the current latest iOS 13.4.1, according to US-based cybersecurity firm ZecOps. But older versions may also be vulnerable

PHLPost resumes mail operations in limited capacity

Apr 05, 2020 - 4:10 PM

Only domestic acceptance and delivery of postal items will resume. The delivery of mails abroad remains suspended 'until further notice.'

SENDING MAIL. PHLPost resumes operations during the Luzon enhanced community quarantine, but in a limited capacity. Photo from PHILPost

Meghan could face estranged father in court over leaked letter – media

Jan 15, 2020 - 7:50 PM

Meghan Markle's claim against Associated Newspapers cites the publication of a letter she wrote her father as 'the misuse of private information, infringement of copyright, and breach of the Data Protection Act 2018'

MEGHAN FIGHTS THE MAIL. In this file photo taken on June 08, 2019 Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, return to Buckingham Palace. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Prince Harry extends privacy claims against UK media

Oct 05, 2019 - 11:52 AM

Prince Harry takes legal action against more tabloids, days after pressing charges against The Mail on Sunday newspaper

Britain's Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan hold their baby son Archie as they meet with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah at the Tutu Legacy Foundation in Cape Town on September 25, 2019. (Photo by HENK KRUGER / POOL / AFP)

Harry, Meghan sue newspaper over 'privacy breach'

Oct 02, 2019 - 6:51 PM

In a stinging attack on British tabloid media, Prince Harry says his wife is being dogged by the press in the same way as his mother Diana, Princess of Wales, was before her death in 1997

ROYAL COUPLE. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive for a visit to the 'Justice desk,' an NGO in the township of Nyanga in Cape Town, as they begin their tour of the region on September 23, 2019. File photo by Betram Malgas/Pool/AFP

LOOK: Customs seizes live venomous tarantulas

Apr 02, 2019 - 8:20 PM

The Bureau of Customs finds 757 tarantulas concealed in gift-wrapped oatmeal and cookies which came from Poland

Photo from BOC-PIAD

PHLPost launches Pada-LOVE project for Valentine's Day

Feb 10, 2019 - 6:45 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine Postal Corporation offers same-day and next-day delivery of flowers, chocolates, and other gifts, along with the services of a Singing Kartero

Photo courtesy of Philippine Postal Corporation

‘Miss Queensland’: How Australian media is reporting Catriona Gray’s victory

Dec 20, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Aussie publications highlight Catriona's Australian heritage – though some of their headlines are offending Pinoy netizens

BEAUTY QUEEN. Catriona Gray is crowned Miss Universe 2018. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization

'Daily Mail' touts PH bet Catriona Gray as 'tipped to take Miss Universe crown'

Nov 28, 2018 - 4:51 PM

Catriona is compared to Miss Universe 2004 Jennifer Hawkins

U.S. mail bomb suspect pleads not guilty in New York

Nov 16, 2018 - 8:55 AM

The charges against Cesar Sayoc include 5 counts of use of a weapon of mass destruction, 5 counts of interstate transportation of explosives, and 5 counts of threatening interstate communications

CESAR SAYOC. Sayoc is accused of sending 16 pipe bombs to liberal critics. Photo from Getty Images North America/AFP

U.S. mail bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc claims Filipino ancestry

Oct 27, 2018 - 10:18 AM

(UPDATED) A relative also tells the New York Times that Cesar Sayoc's father was from the Philippines and that his mother was from Brooklyn

Mail bombs to U.S. political figures, media: What we know

Oct 25, 2018 - 11:58 AM

Here's what we know so far about the mail bombs and suspicious packages that were sent to prominent Democratic critics of President Donald Trump

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES. CNN's office at the Time Warner Center is evacuated Wednesday morning, October 24, after a package arrived that was similar to suspicious packages found near the homes of Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama, billionaire philanthropist George Soros and other prominent political figures.

In the US? You still have time to catch 'Patay na si Hesus'

Apr 10, 2018 - 12:42 PM

The Cebuano road comedy is being screened for viewers abroad

PATAY NA SI HESUS. The Cebuano road comedy is being screened abroad. Screenshot from

2013 hack hit all 3 billion Yahoo accounts – company

Oct 04, 2017 - 4:01 PM

The disclosure from Verizon, which acquired Yahoo's online assets earlier this year, revises upward the initial estimate of one billion accounts affected

Romantisme surat menyurat yang menggeliat kembali

Jul 16, 2017 - 12:48 PM

‘Snail mail’ atau surat siput memiliki pasar tersendiri di kalangan anak muda

SNAIL MAIL. Kezia Mariska, seorang penggemar snail mail, saat menulis surat. Foto oleh Dzikra Fanada/Rappler

Daily Mail pays Melania Trump damages over escort claim

Apr 12, 2017 - 7:52 PM

John Kelly Melania Trump s lawyer says the article in the Daily Mail – Britain s second biggest selling newspaper – in print and online in August last year included false and defamatory claims

MELANIA. Melania Trump, wife of US President Donald Trump, waves to the crowd at the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Wikipedia editors ban 'unreliable' Daily Mail as source

Feb 09, 2017 - 11:18 PM

The Daily Mail s reliability has been the subject of debate among Wikipedia editors since January 2015

WIKIPEDIA. The Wikipedia logo is seen on a tablet screen on December 4, 2012 in Paris. File photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

US show on Filipina mail-order bride cancelled after backlash

Oct 01, 2016 - 2:49 PM

The show ‘Mail Order Family ’ is about a widowed father who orders a Filipina mail order bride to raise his children

Russian email firm doubts legitimacy of 272M 'stolen' credentials

May 06, 2016 - 3:56 PM

None of the 57 million email and password combinations reportedly taken from Mail ru actually work

Yahoo, Microsoft, Google emails among 272M stolen accounts

May 05, 2016 - 12:50 AM

Approximately 40 million of the stolen credentials are Yahoo accounts while 33 million are from Microsoft s Hotmail and 24 million are from Gmail

LOOK: Prince George adorably poses for postage stamp portrait

Apr 20, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Prince George the 3rd in line to the British throne poses for a postage stamp portrait with Queen Elizabeth II Prince Charles and Prince William

FOUR GENERATIONS. Prince George poses for a portrait with the Queen, Prince Charles, and Prince William for a postage stamp sheet. Photo by Ranald Mackechnie/Royal Mail/EPA

30 tahun sapa pembaca, harian The Independent berhenti cetak

Mar 27, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Contoh lainnya media cetak yang tumbang dan beralih sepenuhnya ke media online

Harian Inggris, The Independent, pada Sabtu, 26 Maret mengeluarkan edisi terakhir setelah 30 tahun terbit. Foto oleh AFP

Police seal off Merkel's office over suspicious package

Jan 06, 2016 - 5:41 PM

TV footage shows 4 yellow plastic postal crates outside the gates of the compound surrounded by police tape

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE. A policeman carries a post box through a blocked area in front of the Chancellery in Berlin on January 6, 2016, as a suspicious mail was found. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Letter to Mars? Royal Mail works it out for British boy, 5

Dec 04, 2015 - 11:10 PM

It s very expensive to send a letter to Mars You would need so many stamps says Oliver Geddings

Is it a good idea when Southeast Asian women marry foreign men?

Sep 24, 2015 - 7:59 AM

Does cross border marriage represent citizens exercising a fundamental right? Or since many of these marriages involve forms of brokering are they as many critics contend a form of human trafficking?

New book airs claims of Cameron's youthful debauchery

Sep 21, 2015 - 9:10 PM

Reactions on social media focus on the description of a bizarre initiation ritual for an Oxford University club made by an unnamed contemporary of UK Prime Minister David Cameron who is himself a member of parliament

File photo of Britain Prime Minister David Cameron by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

‘Chain Mail’ Review: Gross waste of talent

Jul 26, 2015 - 4:10 PM

On paper Chain Mail is full of promise – but it doesn t really deliver says Oggs Cruz

Movies playing this week: ‘Paper Towns,’ ‘Ted 2,’ and more

Jul 24, 2015 - 2:40 PM

See what’s showing this week in cinemas

Racist headlines? Daily Mail addresses UK Filipinos

Jun 06, 2015 - 8:28 PM

But Daily Mail s assistant editor says that the use of a shorthand word to indicate one s ethnic background is standard journalistic practice

Startup shows off self-destructing messages

May 07, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Unlike rival apps dedicated to sending messages or images that vanish after being viewed Confidential CC is designed to work with existing email accounts such as Gmail and Outlook

SELF-DESTRUCTING EMAILS. Images from Confidential CC.

British police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking

Apr 22, 2015 - 11:14 AM

No I wasn t arrested Sorry to disappoint everyone Piers says on Twitter


Switzerland to test drone postal deliveries

Apr 19, 2015 - 10:03 PM

The pilot project will be carried out in collaboration with SwissWorldCargo and US drone manufacturer Matternet

Indonesia to deport Australian journalist covering death row story

Feb 27, 2015 - 3:45 AM

Candace Sutton a reporter for the Daily Mail was taken in for questioning as she interviewed a relative of one of the Australian convicts

Sumber foto Twitter

'Caged' street kids for papal visit? No such thing, says gov’t

Jan 15, 2015 - 3:39 PM

Top government officials deny a report saying street children in Metro Manila were locked up in filthy detention centres to keep the streets clean for the Pope s arrival

A student activist holds a placard to welcome Pope Francis in Manila, the Philippines, 14 January 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

WWI letter describes 'extraordinary' Christmas truce

Dec 24, 2014 - 2:52 PM

A letter from British army officer Alfred Dougan Chater reveals a moment of fleeting humanity between German and British soldiers in a 4 year war that killed more than 16 million

CHRISTMAS TRUCE. People in military WWI uniforms watch the "Game of Truce", a recreation of a First World War Christmas truce football match, in Aldershot, west of London, on December 17, 2014. The match marks the 100th anniversary of a truce that took hold on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 1914, in which enemy British and German troops emerged from their trenches along the Western Front to talk, joke, share cigarettes and kick a ball about in no-man's-land. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

100,000 students to participate in 2nd National Letter Writing Day

Oct 06, 2014 - 4:02 PM

Miss snail mail? Now s your chance to get that stationery out

Clooney rejects Daily Mail apology on marriage story

Jul 11, 2014 - 11:04 PM

A clearly incensed Clooney is not letting the matter go

New rates for ordinary mails – PHLPost

Jul 11, 2014 - 2:52 PM

For the Intra Mail the cost of sending a first class single piece letter posted from one province city for delivery to the same province city shall now be P10

'Daily Mail' sorry for George Clooney wedding story

Jul 10, 2014 - 2:21 AM

There s an apology but the paper also said that they will be talking to Clooney s reps to give him the opportunity to set the record straight

'HE'S A DUDE.' Bullock says Clooney and her son share 'man time'

George Clooney slams 'fabricated' Daily Mail story on fiancee's mom

Jul 10, 2014 - 2:19 AM

The Daily Mail has printed a completely fabricated story about my fiancee s mother opposing our marriage for religious reasons writes George Clooney

ENGAGED. George and lawyer girlfriend Amal Amaluddin are reportedly tying the the knot. Photo by Tal Cohen/EPA

Mali government, rebels sign ceasefire deal – AU

May 24, 2014 - 5:35 PM

Mauritanian President and African Union chairman Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz cut short a visit to Rwanda to hold the urgent ceasefire talks with the Tuareg rebels groups

CEASEFIRE. In this photo, Mauretania's President President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz speaks during a joint news conference at the end of the fourth EU-Africa Summit of Heads of States at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, April 3, 2014. File photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA

PH to offer Pope Francis stamps

Mar 19, 2014 - 11:57 AM

Through these stamps the Philippines aims to promote electronic remittance

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Feb 20, 2014 - 2:13 PM

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Feb 06, 2014 - 4:46 PM

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Yahoo Mail accounts breached with stolen passwords

Jan 31, 2014 - 8:52 AM

A malicious computer program armed with Yahoo Mail passwords and usernames entered accounts to get names and addresses from messages

SECURITY BREACH. Hackers slipped into an unspecified number of accounts to loot information using stolen passwords. Martial Trezzini/EPA

Disaster aid and citizen participatory audit

Dec 14, 2013 - 2:28 PM

The Citizen Participatory Audit experience is a good case study on constructive engagement with government

51 Canadians still missing after Yolanda

Nov 18, 2013 - 9:49 AM

Out of 187 Canadians recorded in the Philippines when the typhoon hit only 136 have been contacted

AFTERMATH. Residents push a tricycle converted into a funeral carriage. Photo by AFP/Ted Aljibe

Yahoo! China shuts down news services

Sep 02, 2013 - 5:44 PM

Yahoo China looks to be shutting down its news and community services redirecting to the services of a company it has a stake in

YAHOO! IN CHINA. The social media giant Yahoo! is not doing as well as hoped in China, leading to the shuttering of some services. EPA/MARTIAL TREZZINI

Post offices look far and wide for reinvention

Jul 28, 2013 - 4:15 PM

To counteract the turmoil brought on by emails and text messages postal services worldwide are reinventing themselves

SNOWY DELIVERY. A mail carrier loads his truck on March 5, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Getty Images/AFP/Brian Kersey