Category Archives: News

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Malaysia Airlines flight shakes violently, forced to land

Passengers on a Malaysia Airlines plane flying from Sydney, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur which was forced to land in the central Australian city of Alice Springs said they were bracing themselves for a possible hard landing after the plane shook violently on Thursday.

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Big swings continue as bitcoin briefly dips below $10,000

The volatility of the digital currency markets was on display again Wednesday, as bitcoin briefly fell below $10,000 before rebounding back above $11,000 in the U.S. afternoon.

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Anti-Dynasty Group: CON-ASS disempowering and self-serving

A group actively pushing for the anti-dynasty law slammed the adoption of Resolution no. 9 by Congress that convenes itself into a Constituent Assembly. ANGKOP, a civil society group and one of the conveners of the anti-dynasty movement took a swipe at the 17th Congress for ‘railroading’ the Con-Ass resolution.

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Coca-Cola sets recycling goal for 2030

Coca-Cola is launching a campaign to collect and recycle 100 percent of its packaging by 2030, part of a drive to reduce consumer waste globally, the company announced Friday.

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US stocks up despite shutdown angst

Wall Street stocks rose early Friday as markets assessed the risks of a possible US government shutdown that could damage the economy.

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Journalists protest Philippine move to close news website

Philippine journalists took to the streets Friday in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of trampling on press freedom.

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US shutdown unlikely to harm debt rating: Fitch

A possible shutdown of the US federal government at midnight Friday amid a congressional deadlock on spending would have no immediate effect on America’s sovereign debt rating, ratings agency Fitch said.

See different dog breeds like this beautiful Maltese in the Philippine Circuit dog show at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Asia’s biggest dog show comes to Araneta Center

The biggest dog show in Asia is coming to the Araneta Center with the staging of the Philippine Circuit at the Smart Araneta Coliseum from January 18 to 21, 2018.

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Health group reminds mall and resto owners: You are free to adopt 100-percent smoke-free policy

HealthJustice Philippines, a think tank with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, pointed out that offices, restaurants, malls, and other private businesses are not required by law to establish a Designated Smoking Area (DSA).

Beauty pageant veterans, models, TV personalities and professionals from different fields make up the Top 40.

The 40 Binibining Pilipinas 2018 candidates unveiled

After a deliberate and rigorous week-long screening process, Mrs. Stella Marquez Araneta and the officials of Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) are proud to announce the 40 official candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2018. With the final screening happening on Jan. 15, and the official numbering the following day at Kia Theatre, this year’s roster of Binibinis were finally chosen.