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Liwayway memories

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:19:38 +0000

  BY NESTOR CUARTERO   *   JUST A THOUGHT: “One of the secrets to happy life is continuous small treats.” – Iris Murdoch * FRIDAY HABIT: The Cul­tural Center of the Philip­pines’ conferring on Liway­way its coveted 2020 Gawad CCP Para sa Sining brings back memories of my early fascination with reading and writing. […]


4 NPA officers arrested in Negros

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:26:46 +0000

  BY MARTIN SADONGDONG   *   Four suspected high-ranking communist rebels were arrested by the military and police in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental Friday. The Philippine Army 15th Infantry Battalion and Negros Occidental police captured Emmylo Cañares, 38; George Buga-ay, 42; Relyn Moreno, 22; and Raffy Patajo, 21. Military and police intelligence said Cañares […]


Piolo speaks up on Sagada-Banaue controversy

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:47:28 +0000

  BY REGINA MAE PARUNGAO   *   Piolo Pascual’s recent trip to Sagada and Banaue, supposedly to shoot scenes for the upcom­ing State of the Nation Address, has nothing to do with President Rodrigo Duterte. In the past days, Piolo and film di­rector Joyce Bernal trended online fol­lowing their trips to the two munici­palities. […]


What’s new with Naya Rivera, Johnny Depp, Jada and Will Smith

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 07:49:12 +0000

Sonar, divers search for Naya Rivera Teams are using sonar and robotic devices to search for “Glee” star Naya Rivera, who authorities believe drowned in a Southern California lake. Search teams on Lake Piru are towing sonar devices across the surface that scan the bottom for shapes that might be a body, then employing small […]


Long road ahead for fully self-driving cars, despite Tesla claim

The road to fully self-driving vehicles remains riddled with obstacles, with years of refinements likely needed, despite Tesla founder Elon Musk’s claim to be able to produce one this year. Musk’s suggestion that Tesla is nearing “Level 5” autonomy appeared to stun the sector, which has repeatedly pushed back forecasts for vehicles able to operate without human help. The Tesla founder and CEO said in a message to a Shanghai technology fair that he was “extremely confident that ‘Level 5,’ or essentially complete autonomy, will happen… very quickly.” He maintained that he expected “the basic functionality” of Level 5 to be “complete this year.” But analysts say …

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Bagong Pinoy BL series

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:34:08 +0000

  BY MELL T. NAVARRO   *   MULA nung pumutok sa netizens ang online Pinoy BL (boys love) series ay marami nang fans, lalo na ang mem­bers ng LGBT community sa Pilipinas, ang “kinikilig” sa romance online stories sa pagitan ng dalawang lalaki. Pinakabago dito ang “In Between (Sa Pagitan ng Ka­musta At Paalam).” […]


Vancouver News

Sold (Bought): Location helps East Vancouver home draw five bids

Credit to Author: Mary Beth Roberts| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:00:20 +0000

The front of the property offers curb appeal with a landscaped garden.


Police investigate shooting in Abbotsford

Credit to Author: Lynn Mitges| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:47:25 +0000

Police are investigating after a shot was fired on Lucern Crescent Friday night.


10 Indigenous B.C. destinations open for summer 2020

Credit to Author: Dave Pottinger| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:39:45 +0000

Nk’Mip Cellars The Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) own and operate the winery, which is situated on its 32,000 acres of Sonoran Desert–like land. Nk’Mip translates to “bottomland,” referring to the OIB’s location at the southern end of the Osoyoos reserve, which was established in 1877. Nestled in a vineyard overlooking the town of Osoyoos, the […]


Science News

Enormous 'superflare' detected on nearby star
Astronomers succeeded in detecting 12 stellar flare phenomena on AD Leonis. One of these flares was 20 times larger than those emitted by our own sun, categorizing it a 'superflare'. Subsequent data analysis presents new insight into these explosive phenomena.


Enormous 'superflare' detected on nearby star
Astronomers succeeded in detecting 12 stellar flare phenomena on AD Leonis. One of these flares was 20 times larger than those emitted by our own sun, categorizing it a 'superflare'. Subsequent data analysis presents new insight into these explosive phenomena.


Contracting COVID-19: lifestyle and social connections may play a role
Current research indicates that unhealthy lifestyle choices, including smoking and lack of exercise, along with emotional stressors like social isolation and interpersonal conflicts are important risk factors for developing upper respiratory infections. It is possible these same factors also increase the risk of contracting COVID-19.


Technology News

London Electric Vehicle Company Rolls Out New Electric Delivery Van

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 03:24:40 +0000

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is well known for its iconic London taxis, which are now electric. Based on that experience, the company has just rolled out an electric van as well. It has similar styling, but more cargo space and certain other modifications


A Pink Glacier In Italy Is Not Good News

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 01:56:33 +0000

In Italy, the Presena glacier is turning pink due to algae, and this will make the ice melt even faster. Blagio di Mauro from the Institute of Polar Sciences at Italy’s National Research Council told CNN that pink snow has appeared on the glacier


Volta Trucks Introduces Volta Zero

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 01:02:04 +0000

Volta Trucks, a Scandinavian startup, has teased a zero-emission, fully electric delivery vehicle with typically slick and stylish Scandinavian design, named the Volta Zero. The vehicle will be launched this fall


Vice News

Amazon Requires Employees to Delete TikTok From Their Phones

Credit to Author: Matthew Gault| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:13:44 +0000

Amazon cited vague security concerns with the Chinese-made app. TikTok said it is ‘fully committed to respecting the privacy of our users.’


Simple Plan Bassist Quits Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Credit to Author: Manisha Krishnan| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:13:34 +0000

David Desrosiers apologized for “interactions I have had with women that have caused them harm.”


Law Firms Helping the GOP Restrict Voting Rights Got Millions in PPP Loans

Credit to Author: Cameron Joseph| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:55:40 +0000

Three law firms representing the Republican National Committee in mail-in voting cases in Pennsylvania, Nevada, and California all applied for and received forgivable loans.


Immigration

Canada’s economy creates almost 1 million jobs in June

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:00:15 +0000

Lifting coronavirus-related lockdown restrictions around the country has sparked the beginning of Canada’s economic recovery. Many Canadians and permanent residents returned to work for their previous employers while others started new jobs. Between February and April, a total of 3 million people lost their jobs due to the lockdown, and another 2.5 million were absent […]


Programme de l’expérience québécoise : assouplissement des règles annoncées en mai

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:48:41 +0000

Les diplômés de cette année pourront profiter des règles actuellement en vigueur pour accéder au Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ), a annoncé la nouvelle ministre de l’Immigration du Québec, Nadine Girault. Les étudiants déjà au Québec et qui auront obtenu d’ici le 31 décembre 2020 un diplôme admissible au PEQ, pourront présenter une demande au […]


Canada’s immigration levels nearly tripled in May

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:29:14 +0000

Canada’s immigration levels increased significantly in May 2020. Canada welcomed 11,000 immigrants compared with just 4,000 in April. The top 5 source countries of these immigrants were India, China, the Philippines, the US, and Nigeria. This new data by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) strongly indicates that the country’s immigration system is beginning to […]


Sports

MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.


Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.


UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.


Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.


‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.


Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.