Author Archive: John Michaels

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Abducted journalist found in Mexico

The body of a journalist was found Friday in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi one day after armed men wearing uniforms abducted him from his home, authorities said.

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Climate justice activists slam coal financiers

CLIMATE justice activists, composed of civil society groups and people’s organizations, held a concerted action today at the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Ayala Triangle to protest the Ayala-controlled bank’s planned financing of a new coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon.

Vida Cruz (contributed photo)

Filipina wins at International Writing contest

Vida Cruz, a resident of Manila, has been officially announced as a winner in the Writers of the Future Contest. The contest, one of the most prestigious writing competitions, is in its 34th year and is judged by some of the premier names in speculative fiction.

WBC Champion Mairis Briedis (contributed photo)

Briedis and Perez tip the scales in Riga

WBC Champion Mairis Briedis (90,1 kg) (22-0, 18 KOs) and Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) (89,5 kg) are ready for Saturday’s Ali Trophy quarter-final at the Arena Riga, Latvia.