Panelo hits back at Lacson for ‘Chinese Embassy spokesman’ jab

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:13:20 +0000

lacson panelo

Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo on Sunday fired back at Sen. Panfilo Lacson for insinuating that he was speaking for the Chinese Embassy when he shared to the media its ambassador’s reaction to fears that some Chinese workers in the country could spy on Philippine military bases.

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From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:42:20 +0000

Worker collecting shark fins

From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind’s exploitation of the planet’s fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction. Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting in Geneva to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues including the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup.

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Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:03:18 +0000

Protesters attack communter in Mexico City

Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City‘s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police.

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Portland ‘ground zero’ for protests between right, left-wing

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:40:13 +0000

Police arrest Portland protester

Hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday for a long-hyped rally that attracted President Donald Trump’s attention and resulted in at least 13 arrests.

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Woman who dumped 7 puppies in garbage can sentenced to jail

Credit to Author: rrcadio| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:37:13 +0000

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A woman will be serving jail time following an incident that saw her abandon seven puppies in a dumpster in California.

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Baguio’s experiment with Session Road begins

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:08:00 +0000

Baguio’s experiment with Session Road begins

BAGUIO CITY—The city government on Sunday (Aug. 18) closed parts of the city’s most famous thoroughfare to vehicular traffic in a bid to “pedestriainize” it and reduce emissions.  Mayor Benjamin Magalong has recently signed an ordinance approving the partial closure of Session Road every Sunday for 6 months to help reduce air pollution and encourage […]

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