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‘Quinta’ to make landfall in Bicol, Signal No. 1 up in Catanduanes – Pagasa

Credit to Author: Arlie O. Calalo| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:32:05 +0000

SIGNAL No. 1 was raised over Catanduanes province as tropical depression “Quinta” is expected to make landfall over Bicol Region between Sunday night and Monday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Weather specialist Benison Estareja, in an 11 a.m. advisory on Saturday, said the tropical cyclone has slightly intensified as […]


Lily James on projects most satisfying for her: Musicals have my heart

  Lily James has no problem taking part in productions whose stories have already been told to great acclaim. A case in point is Ben Wheatley’s “Rebecca” on Netflix, which takes inspiration from Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 novel more than Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 film adaptation of it. “With a visionary (Wheatley) behind it, our version of ‘Rebecca’ feels like a fresh retelling,” Lily told a group of Filipino journalists recently, after we asked if she had no trepidation taking on the role first portrayed by Joan Fontaine. “Yes, trepidation is exactly the right word for it, because great actors before us have had huge successes in these roles—and they’re beloved by viewers.”…

Keep on reading: Lily James on projects most satisfying for her: Musicals have my heart


SMB uses FT area as escape route against gallant Alaska side

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 22:20:54 +0000

          By JONAS TERRADO   Defending champion San Miguel Beer leaned on its veterans to snap Alaska’s three-game winning streak, 92-88, Saturday night in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center. The Beermen scored eight of their last 10 points from the free-throw line, with […]


Palace asks Red Cross to resume Covid-19 testing services

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:18:47 +0000

MALACANANG has urged the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to resume its coronavirus testing as it reiterated President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to pay the debt of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s (PhilHealth). Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the “controversy should be over” since Duterte himself gave assurance on the full payment of the P930-million obligation […]


Football opening in Cavite postponed as coach, players test COVID positive

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 21:56:13 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO     The kickoff of the shortened fourth season of the Philippines Football League on Sunday has been postponed after nine persons tested positive for COVID-19 inside the bubble. PFL officials made the announcement following a meeting with all six clubs Saturday, adding that five players and one coach from two clubs […]


Al Quinn, veteran TV and stage director, dies at 86

Credit to Author: Iza Iglesias, TMT| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:15:40 +0000

VETERAN director for stage, movie, television and commercials, Al Quinn, (born Alcuin Gargaritano Pastrano) died on Saturday morning. He was 86. Singer-songwriter and actor Ogie Alcasid was among the first to break the news over his official Facebook account. “We lost a great one today. The wonderful Al Quinn has joined our Creator,” Alcasid posted. […]


Vancouver News

B.C. Election 2020: Polling-station workers await voters after many cast early ballots during pandemic

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 23:14:43 +0000

More than a million of B.C.’s 3.5 million registered voters had cast their ballots in advance or by mail-in ballot


Power out for nearly 3,000 BC Hydro customers in Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 22:07:05 +0000

BC Hydro says gusty winds have knocked tree branches on to power lines.


Meet the chef: Anthony Marzo is at home in The Teahouse

Credit to Author: Randy Shore| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 18:00:19 +0000

The new Executive Chef at The Teahouse in Stanley Park worked at three Michelin-starred restaurants in London — Rhodes 24, Club Gascon and Wild Honey


Science News

Hummer Vs. Tesla Cybertruck: The Grudge Match Of The Century

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:13:14 +0000

Late next year, the Hummer Edition 1 will begin rolling off the assembly line. But the Tesla Cybertruck may get to market first.


Finally, a way to see molecules 'wobble'
Researchers have found a way to visualize those molecules in even greater detail, showing their position and orientation in 3D, and even how they wobble and oscillate. This could shed invaluable insights into the biological processes involved, for example, when a cell and the proteins that regulate its functions react to a COVID-19 virus.


Finally, a way to see molecules 'wobble'
Researchers have found a way to visualize those molecules in even greater detail, showing their position and orientation in 3D, and even how they wobble and oscillate. This could shed invaluable insights into the biological processes involved, for example, when a cell and the proteins that regulate its functions react to a COVID-19 virus.


Technology News

Hummer Vs. Tesla Cybertruck: The Grudge Match Of The Century

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:13:14 +0000

Late next year, the Hummer Edition 1 will begin rolling off the assembly line. But the Tesla Cybertruck may get to market first.


Top 5 Habits You Can Get Into That Improve Your Home’s Efficiency

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:00:52 +0000

Improve your home’s efficiency by adopting these 5 habits


How Volta Charging’s Innovative CTO Is Taking Networked EV Chargers To The Next Level

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:00:13 +0000

How does the future of mobility shift? Does new technology disrupt the transportation landscape with seismic force? Or does it slide in like a sly dinner guest, slowly and quietly winning friends and influencing industries


Vice News

Cops Laughed As Black Man Mauled by Police Dog Begged for Treatment

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 20:39:09 GMT

A judge said the Calgary police officers lacked “empathy towards a fellow human being” when they refused to give treatment to the man, who was bleeding and in pain.


After Decades of Undrinkable Water, This First Nation Now Has No Water at All

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:32:38 GMT

Residents of Neskantaga First Nation haven’t been able to bathe or flush their toilets for nearly a week, prompting a mass evacuation.


Borat 2 Roasts Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for Blackface

Credit to Author: Manisha Krishnan| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 14:59:10 GMT

An opening scene features Trudeau’s Aladdin costume, one of several times he wore blackface.


Immigration

OECD calls on policy makers to prevent coronavirus from turning into “integration crisis”

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 09:00:56 +0000

Around the world, immigrants and their children have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and they are likely to continue to be affected in terms of health and integration outcomes. Recently the OECD published a policy brief on how the pandemic has affected immigrants and their children in terms of integration measures like health, […]


206 invited in Manitoba PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 13:56:36 +0000

Manitoba issued 206 invitations in its latest draw for immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited skilled workers and international graduates through three immigration streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education Stream, Skilled Workers Overseas. Find out if you are eligible for Canadian immigration The invitations, […]


U.S. economy lost $100B due to Trump immigration ban: Report

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 09:00:54 +0000

Restricting immigration has proven costly to the U.S. economy, according to a new report. On June 22, 2020, American President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order to limit the number of employment-based visas the U.S. would issue for the rest of 2020. This includes new employment-based visas under the H-1B, H-2B, J, and L categories. […]


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.