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PH-developed swine fever test kit makes it to BAI list

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 09:58:16 +0000

The Bureau of Animal Industry recently released a list containing the 10 registered African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) diagnostic kits. Included in the list is Manila HealthTek or MTek’s GenAmplify African Swine Fever PCR detection kit. This is regarded as a win for both Filipino scientists and end-users in the local swine industry. MTek director […]


From Korea with love

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 09:16:26 +0000

There’s no stopping GMA Heart of Asia from bringing good vibes to its loyal viewers. In fact, it is offering more and more well-loved Korean dramas. Fans should watch out for “The Red Sleeve” and “About Time.” “The Red Sleeve” is a historical romance series set in the 1700s. Based on real-life events, it tackles the love story […]


Green, rising star of Houston Rockets, visits mother’s home province

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 08:43:28 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Jalen Green wrapped up his”JG4 Manila Tour” by visiting Ilocos Sur, the home province of her mother Bree Purganan, which is just one of the many ways to reconnect with his Filipino roots. On Saturday, the 20-year-old Green conducted a basketball clinic and spent time with kids at the Caoyan Community Court […]


Bago City softbelles lose to Delmar in semis of Little League World Series

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 06:05:39 +0000

The dream title bid of Bago City ended in disappointment after absorbing an abbreviated 11-0 loss to Delmar, Maryland in the semis of the of the Little League Softball World Series Monday (Manila time) in Greenville, North Carolina. Delmar hurler Macy Rickards once again terrorized the Negrenses with variety of pitches, yielding only one hit […]


‘Fool’ for you

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:44:35 +0000

Now up on YouTube is Eric Ejercito’s music video for his latest single “Fool.” Eric, who’s been called by some in the entertainment circles as “The Musical Ejercito,” launched the music video ina big way Sunday, Aug. 14, with a red-carpet event at Trinoma in Quezon City. The event was attended by fans, family, and […]


Cong. Arjo Atayde launches Brigada Eskwela 2022

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:22:41 +0000

In line with the upcoming school year 2022-2023, Quezon City District 1 (QCD1) Congressman Arjo Atayde recently activated Brigada Eskwela 2022, an annual outreach program that he started in 2021 to assist 35 of the district’s public schools. He said, “Education is one of the major thrusts of my platforms when I was campaigning and […]


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

How an urban bat differs from a rural bat
Some bat species are more likely to be found in cities than in the countryside. A scientific team has now investigated which characteristics are typical for urban and rural bats. The team found that bat species with higher affinity to cities are characterized by relatively low frequencies and long durations of their echolocation calls, a small body size and flexibility in the choice of their daytime roost.


Building the best zeolite
A professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering has summarized methods of making zeolites in the lab and examined how the emergence of data analytics and machine learning are aiding zeolite design.


Why I Expect Putin To Lose, & Why That Scares The Hell Out Of Me

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 14:50:30 +0000

Watch the videos on CNN, YouTube, wherever you like, and you are likely to see the same things I do. A Ukrainian soldier, who might have come into the field as a volunteer with minimal training, aims a shoulder-mounted system. Suddenly, a rocket is pushed out of it. The rocket goes about 50 feet, its […]


Technology News

Why I Expect Putin To Lose, & Why That Scares The Hell Out Of Me

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 14:50:30 +0000

Watch the videos on CNN, YouTube, wherever you like, and you are likely to see the same things I do. A Ukrainian soldier, who might have come into the field as a volunteer with minimal training, aims a shoulder-mounted system. Suddenly, a rocket is pushed out of it. The rocket goes about 50 feet, its […]


Massachusetts Passes Historic Bill to Advance Clean Energy, Transportation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 14:17:34 +0000

Cambridge, Massachusetts — [On Thursday], Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a new clean energy and transportation bill. This bill will help reduce emissions from power plants and vehicles, improve public health and reduce the dangers of climate change, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Below is a statement by Paula García, […]


This Go-Anywhere, Eye-Catching E-Bike Is A Honey

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:50:47 +0000

e-bike new york zero emission transportationCity or suburb, Honbike turns the zero emission e-bike experience into an eye-catching adventure.


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

What immigration authority does Quebec have?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 12:00:20 +0000

The federal government of Canada has a leading role in welcoming and settling immigrants throughout Canada. However, Quebec has more immigration authority than any other province. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration In 1968, Quebec launched its own immigration ministry and since then, the province has gradually obtained more immigration authority. Quebec is […]

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Frequently Asked Questions on Inadmissibility to Canada

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 12:00:10 +0000

Before entering Canada, the country has admissibility requirements that each foreign national must meet. Such requirements include passing a criminal background check and undergoing medical examinations. If you are a foreign national who has been arrested or convicted of a criminal offence, you may be considered criminally inadmissible to Canada. Foreign convictions and arrests are […]

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British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan issue ITAs under PNPs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 12:00:47 +0000

This past week British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. All Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Although provincial nomination is not the same as a permanent […]

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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.