Thousands march as Hong Kong protests near half-year mark


HONG KONG — Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crammed into Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday, their chants echoing off high-rises, in a mass show of support for a protest movement that shows no signs of flagging as it enters its seventh month. Chanting “Fight for freedom” and “Stand with Hong Kong,” a sea of protesters formed a huge human snake winding for blocks on Hong Kong Island, from the Causeway Bay shopping district to the Central business zone, a distance of more than 2 kilometers (1 1/4 miles). The crowds were so large and dense that the march ground to a standstill at times. Protesters spilled into narrow side streets, crying “Revolution in our times.” One proteste…

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Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital


NEW DELHI — Indian authorities were investigating the cause of a devastating fire that killed at least 43 people in a factory in central New Delhi early Sunday, as relatives of the workers who were trapped inside waited outside a hospital mortuary to identify the dead. Firefighters had to fight the blaze from 100 meters away because it broke out in one of the area’s many alleyways, tangled in electrical wire and too narrow for vehicles to access, authorities said. A resident of the area, Mohammed Naushad, said he was woken by people wailing at around 4:30 a.m. He went outside to find smoke and flames shooting out of a building near Sadar Bazaar, New Delhi’s largest wholesale …

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WATCH: Billie Eilish makes directorial debut with video for ‘xanny’


American musician Billie Eilish has just unveiled a short video for a track taken from her recent album “When We All Fall Asleep”. The pop prodigy returns with a video forher single “xanny” which she directed herself. The visual begins with the young woman sitting on a bench in a completely white room. Thereafter there are disturbing scenes in which she remains passive while anonymous hands stub out cigarettes in her face.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZyybvVx-js   This latest video concludes a remarkable year for the 17-year old singer, who recently won theNew Artist of the Year and the Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock titles at the American Music A…

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Amit makes strong comeback, defeats Centeno to win gold

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 13:32:23 +0000

Rubilen Amit got back at compatriot Chezka Centeno, 7-3, to win the women’s singles nine-ball pool competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) on Sunday night at the Manila Hotel Tent. Veteran cue artist Amit denied Centeno a third gold in the nine-ball pool as she avenged her 3-7 defeat to the younger athlete […]

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DoTR offers free ferry rides

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 13:18:49 +0000

  THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) will offer free rides during the soft launch of the Cavite-Manila Ferry service. Transportation Secretary Arthur on Sunday said the free rides will start on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 until Jan. 31, 2020. He said ferry travel from Manila to Cavite and vice versa will only take 40 minutes. The MV Island Sabtang can accommodate 57 passengers and […]

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JBC to grill high court applicants

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:44:04 +0000

THE Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) will start interviewing on Monday the candidates for associate justice of the Supreme Court. The JBC set public interviews on December 9 and December 18. The candidate to be chosen by President Rodrigo Duterte will fill in the post vacated by Diosdado Peralta when he was named chief justice. To be interviewed […]

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Fluctuating attraction

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 12:00:09 +0000

  Hello Ma’am Rica, I indentify myself as being bisexual kasi equally attract­ed ako sexually sa mga lalaki as much as women. And okay lang naman ang boyfriend ko sa ganoon. At times, we do a threesome with another girl. Pero my question is more re­lated to my menstrual cycle. May different points kasi ng […]

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Dyip make Adams PBA No. pick

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:18:39 +0000

Columbian turned to someone who can form an explosive pair with CJ Perez as the Dyip selected Roosevelt Adams as the first pick in the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft at Robinson’s Place Manila Sunday.   Adams wowed almost everybody in his MVP showing during the Gatorade Draft Combine. And not surprisingly, the 6-foot-5 Fil-Am forward got […]

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200 poor Muslims to join Hajj

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:27:58 +0000

MARAWI CITY: The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos will sponsor 200 indigent Filipino Muslims who will go on pilgrimage to Mecca next year, an official said. Datu Ramos Jr., head of the NCMF’s Bureau of External Relations, said President Rodrigo Duterte promised to send poor Muslims to Mecca during the celebration of Eidl Fitr in […]

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