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DMW: Philippines seafarers refuse to sail through Red Sea

Credit to Author: Mayen Jaymalin| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0800

More Filipinos are refusing to board foreign vessels passing through the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, according to the Department of Migrant Workers.


3 alleged NPA rebels slain in Batangas clashes

LUCENA CITY — Three alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were killed in encounters Sunday with Army soldiers in Tuy town in Batangas province. The Region 4A police reported on Monday, June 24, that troops from the Army’s 59th Infantry Battalion engaged NPA rebels in an encounter at 6:30 a.m. in Barangay Acle. Soldiers recovered the bodies of the guerrillas after the encounter, the report said. READ: NPA leader, 2 others killed in Batangas clash The government troops also recovered three rifles – R4, Uzi, and M17 – left behind by fleeing rebels, the report added. During the hot pursuit operation, […]…

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ACT: 53 learning days lost to heat index

Credit to Author: Neil Jayson Servallos| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0800

Fifty-three days of learning had been lost due to class disruptions brought by the high heat index and other calamities during school year 2023-2024, indicative of the need for comprehensive reforms in the education system, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) said over the weekend.


The Estate Makati: Architectural gem that speaks of luxury, prestige

Written by: Amy R. Remo It exemplifies brilliance in design and mastery of a true luxury lifestyle. The Estate Makati, rising in one of the most exclusive locations in Makati City, stands distinct with its exceptional design, state-of-the-art amenities, and future-ready features. As the newest crown jewel to soon grace the Makati skyline, this up-and-coming vertical community along Ayala Avenue presents the ultimate lifestyle statement befitting the Philippines’ affluent few. A pioneer and an  architectural marvel As it is, The Estate Makati already touts several distinctions. For one, it is jointly built by powerhouse developers SM Development Corporation and Federal […]…

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Angara on DepEd post: No offer

Credit to Author: Cecille Suerte Felipe| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0800

Sen. Sonny Angara’s name has been floated as a possible replacement for Vice President Sara Duterte, days after she resigned as education secretary.


Perfect strangers

Growing up, one of the things that your parents probably taught you was never to talk to strangers. I can only smile inside and reminisce about the many times I failed to heed that advice. Engaging in random conversations has almost always been an enriching experience. Have you ever had those? Brief but memorable enough […]…

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Vancouver News

Peter McKnight: Ending mask mandates in schools beyond foolhardy

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2022 01:00:14 +0000

Opinion: Given everything we know, and everything we don’t know, it’s pretty clear that the province rescinded the mandate too early.


Peter McKnight: Ending mask mandates in schools beyond foolhardy

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2022 01:00:14 +0000

Opinion: Given everything we know, and everything we don’t know, it’s pretty clear that the province rescinded the mandate too early.


Descendants of Komagata Maru hopeful Vancouver will finally, after four years of back-and-forth, grant their commemoration wish

Credit to Author: Gordon McIntyre| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 23:32:47 +0000

After two months, the Komagata Maru was escorted out of Canadian waters by the HMCS Rainbow.


Science News

Why We Need To Work With China On Accelerating The Clean Energy Revolution

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:06:56 +0000

The tariffs recently placed on a variety of goods from China — including electric vehicles, semiconductors, solar cells, and batteries — are the latest in a slew of actions Washington, D.C., has taken to be tough on China. David Victor is the professor of innovation and public policy at the UC … [continued]

The post Why We Need To Work With China On Accelerating The Clean Energy Revolution appeared first on CleanTechnica.


Chinese Battery & Auto Giants Looking To Follow & Rival NIO In Battery Swapping

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 23:03:34 +0000

Tesla tried battery swapping a long time ago. Sort of. Maybe. In any case, it didn’t last long and there were only a couple of battery swap stations trialled. Better Place tried battery swapping for real in Israel, but then the company went bankrupt. NIO decided it would include battery … [continued]

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Cement Displacement & Decarbonization Decade By Decade Through 2100

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 21:40:05 +0000

Cement is the gray glue that holds our economy together. It’s ubiquitous, if often hidden behind paint or plaster. It holds together the rock, sand, and steel that keep our buildings upright, our bridges spanning chasms, and our dams holding water for irrigation, generation, and recreation. And it’s a carbon … [continued]

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Technology News

Why We Need To Work With China On Accelerating The Clean Energy Revolution

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:06:56 +0000

The tariffs recently placed on a variety of goods from China — including electric vehicles, semiconductors, solar cells, and batteries — are the latest in a slew of actions Washington, D.C., has taken to be tough on China. David Victor is the professor of innovation and public policy at the UC … [continued]

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Chinese Battery & Auto Giants Looking To Follow & Rival NIO In Battery Swapping

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 23:03:34 +0000

Tesla tried battery swapping a long time ago. Sort of. Maybe. In any case, it didn’t last long and there were only a couple of battery swap stations trialled. Better Place tried battery swapping for real in Israel, but then the company went bankrupt. NIO decided it would include battery … [continued]

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Cement Displacement & Decarbonization Decade By Decade Through 2100

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 21:40:05 +0000

Cement is the gray glue that holds our economy together. It’s ubiquitous, if often hidden behind paint or plaster. It holds together the rock, sand, and steel that keep our buildings upright, our bridges spanning chasms, and our dams holding water for irrigation, generation, and recreation. And it’s a carbon … [continued]

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Vice News

Sinaloa Cartel Leader El Mayos ‘Gordo’ Son Got Off Light in a US Court. Why?

Credit to Author: Keegan Hamilton| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 12:00:41 GMT

Ismael Zambada-Imperial, known for his lavish lifestyle, is the latest member of the world’s most prolific drug cartel to strike a deal with the U.S.


Sinaloa Cartel Leader El Mayo’s ‘Gordo’ Son Got Off Light in a US Court. Why?

Credit to Author: Keegan Hamilton| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 12:00:41 GMT

Ismael Zambada-Imperial, known for his lavish lifestyle, is the latest member of the world’s most-prolific drug cartel to strike a deal with the U.S.


Cops Who Shot Hmong Man Fleeing Wildfire With Family Won’t Be Charged

Credit to Author: Keegan Hamilton| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 14:27:41 GMT

The family of the slain man, who police claim shot at them and was discovered with guns and 132 pounds of cannabis, disputes the DA’s findings.


Immigration

Ontario and British Columbia invite candidates to apply for nomination in latest PNP draws

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2024 12:00:48 +0000

Two Canadian provinces have issued invitations to candidates in this week’s round of Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws. Immigration is a shared responsibility between Canada’s provincial/ territorial and federal governments. Through the PNP, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allocates each province and territory (except Quebec and Nunavut) a specific number of nominations they may […]

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IRCC ends flagpoling services for PGWP applicants

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:00:54 +0000

As of June 21, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that foreign nationals are no longer able to apply for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) at their Canadian port of entry (POE). This change is effective immediately. Immigration Minister Marc Miller says this measure will reduce “flagpoling” and allow border officers more time […]

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Report: Approval, processing rates drop after IRCC’s student cap

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 12:00:19 +0000

Considerable changes occurred to Canada’s study permit program in January of this year Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) instituted a temporary international student cap effective between 2024 and 2026. It supported this policy through a new Provincial Attestation Letter (PAL) system, distributing this cap among Canada’s provinces and territories. IRCC will aim to approve […]

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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.