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Peru’s new leftist president prioritizes China ties during early days in office

    LIMA – In his first week in office, Peru’s new left-wing administration under President Pedro Castillo has been quick to extend a friendly hand to China, the Andean nation’s most important commercial partner and the main buyer of its copper, a crucial source of tax revenue. Since Castillo was inaugurated on July 28, administration officials have met with the Chinese ambassador and Chinese mining executives to discuss not just policies for their industry but also to strengthen a previous free trade agreement first signed in 2009, government sources told Reuters. Castillo is poised to tilt Peru to the left after successive center and right-wing administrations…

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Not bad, Marcial’s bronze medal is worth P7-M for now

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 22:03:22 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Eumir Felix Marcial is set to receive P7 million from the government and private sector following his bronze medal showing in the Tokyo Olympics. The middleweight boxer fell short against Ukraine’s Oleksandr Khyzhniak in their action-packed semifinal affair but his bronze will assure him of incentives based on Republic Act 10699. Under […]


Planned sitcom with John Lloyd would be a ‘nice change of pace’ for Andrea

While Andrea Torres is aware that there are rumors floating around that she will be part of John Lloyd Cruz’s planned sitcom on GMA 7, the actress is not about to count her chickens before they hatch. “I have to see an official announcement from the network regarding that. I have heard of the talks and seen the news items. But it’s hard to claim something until a story conference or taping actually happens,” she pointed out in a recent virtual conference for her contract renewal with GMA Artist Center. Just the same, Andrea is excited about the idea of working with John Lloyd. “I was happy when I heard the rumors because I’m a fan of John Lloyd. I hope it materializes becaus…

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Paalam on semis win vs Tanaka: Pinalabas ko na talaga ‘yong laro ko

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 21:50:48 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Carlo Paalam knew that the semifinal match against Ryomei Tanaka of Japan was already a do-or-die moment for him.And so he had to unleash his A game against the Japanese boxer to secure a sure silver medal for the Philippines.The 23-year-old slugger from Cagayan de Oro did not disappoint after scoring a […]


Tempo 06 August 2021, Friday issue

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 21:21:00 +0000


Cusi-led PDP-Laban group submits names of new officers to Comelec

MANILA, Philippines — The PDP-Laban group led by newly elected party president Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi submitted its new set of officers to the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In a letter to the poll body dated August 4 and signed by party chairman President Rodrigo Duterte and Cusi, PDP-Laban formally submitted its Sworn Information Update Statement (SIUS) to the Comelec, Political parties were given until August 15 to submit their SIUS ahead of the 2022 elections. In the same letter, the Cusi-led PDP-Laban faction listed the names and positions of the party’s newly elected national officers: Alfonso Cusi – President Karlo Nograles – Executive Vice President …

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Vancouver News

B.C. Wildfires: More wildfires have broken out in B.C. and strong winds expected to fan the flames

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:32:16 +0000

Of the 100 new fires that have started this week, about three dozen of them have the potential to endanger people and property


Artists to donate exhibited works in support of front-line workers

Credit to Author: Gordon McIntyre| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:28:10 +0000

arTHANKS is looking for donations of one or two pieces from local artists to be given to front-line workers in the Lower Mainland


B.C. gangster who survived several assassination attempts dies at Enderby campground

Credit to Author: Scott Brown| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 23:55:59 +0000

Kyle Gianis died from what RCMP said were “self-inflicted injuries” following violent incident at Enderby campground


Science News

Tesla To Make Its 1st Texas-Built Test Model Y Next Week, 1 Month Ahead of Giga Berlin

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 23:13:13 +0000

Made-In-Texas Production Model Ys To Begin In 2 Months


Crawling important step in development of risk perception
The more crawling experience a baby has, the more likely they are to avoid falling into water, a new study shows.


Crawling important step in development of risk perception
The more crawling experience a baby has, the more likely they are to avoid falling into water, a new study shows.


Technology News

Tesla To Make Its 1st Texas-Built Test Model Y Next Week, 1 Month Ahead of Giga Berlin

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 23:13:13 +0000

Made-In-Texas Production Model Ys To Begin In 2 Months


“It’s Biblical” — Climate Fueled Destruction Circles The Globe

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 22:55:00 +0000

In recent days, now-houseless survivors of Oregon’s Bootleg Fire surveyed their incinerated communities, dozens huddled in a Colorado tunnel seeking shelter from a mudslide, and across the Eastern Hemisphere fires and landslides forced evacuations and took lives. These, and other, impacts of human-caused climate change come as the U.S. Senate considers an infrastructure package largely […]


European EV Policy & Sales Trends — Greece, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, & UK

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 20:30:05 +0000

In the latest episode of Cleantech Talk, José Pontes of EAFO and EV Volumes provided us with a thorough exploration of varying electric vehicle sales trends and the policies that have driven them in several European countries. While you can indeed listen to the podcast and get the story, José actually brought a lot of charts […]


Vice News

RCMP Arrested Toronto Man on a Terrorism Peace Bond

Credit to Author: Rachel Browne| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 22:08:41 GMT

The man was arrested earlier this year, VICE World News has learned, under the rarely used type of peace bond.


This Canadian Province Has Essentially Decided the Pandemic Is Over

Credit to Author: Brennan Doherty| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:49:59 GMT

Alberta will soon have some of the loosest COVID-19 public health restrictions in North America.


Ending Eviction Moratoriums Means More Drug Users Will Die

Credit to Author: Manisha Krishnan| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:04:52 GMT

Evictions can displace people from trusted dealers, forcing them to buy drugs from random sources in a market flooded with fentanyl.


Immigration

Express Entry: Canada invites 3,000 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 19:06:24 +0000

Canada invited 3,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on August 5. Invited candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), with scores of at least 404. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment In the previous CEC draw, candidates needed a score of 357. This score requirement was tied with the […]

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Alberta PNP draw: Minimum CRS cut off drops to 300

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:09:43 +0000

Details of Alberta’s July 27 immigration draw have been released. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) invited 148 Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of at least 300. These candidates may now apply for a provincial nomination through the Alberta Express Entry stream. Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration Compared to the previous Alberta […]

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10 jobs in B.C. that increased in demand due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 09:00:51 +0000

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way we work. Granted, many sectors were negatively affected by shutdowns related to the pandemic, such as the tourism and hospitality sectors. However, some sectors saw a surge in job vacancies. The federal government carried out research on how the pandemic is affecting the labour force in each province and territory. From this research, here are 10 jobs […]

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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.