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The Granville Strip is changing. Where's the next party?

Credit to Author: Zak Vescera| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:00:35 +0000

‘The big challenge is how to avoid it becoming a kind of no-go wasteland at night.’


Terry Abel: Industry, government and environmentalists must co-operate to save boreal caribou from further decline

Credit to Author: Gordon Clark| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:00:28 +0000

Canada is known for many things, but it is our country’s wildlife like the boreal caribou that we are most often recognized. These beautiful and majestic symbols of national pride populate our vast boreal forest from one end of the country to the other. But caribou populations are at risk. Their numbers are depleting. It […]


Who has the best kicks on Team USA?
Gregg Popovich has been described as the biggest star on Team USA, but how do his Nike Air Monarchs compare to Jayson Tatum’s Jordan Jumpman Diamonds and the shoes of his teammates?


How they got here: Joe Flacco, other NFL stars reflect on their beginnings

We know the stressors that have led to a decrease in youth sports participation. But what about the reasons kids keep playing? We asked NFL players to tell us why they did.


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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Bulacan drug busts turn lethal, kill 3 suspects

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:25:46 +0000

P21.76M worth of shabu seized in Zamboanga City drug busts

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan—Three suspected drug pusher were killed in clashes with police in separate buy-bust operations in the province on Saturday (Aug. 17). Col. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan police director, identified the slain suspects as Harold Sunpongco, Alfie Garcia, and Julius Ace Lavarro. Bersaluna said drug busts were carried out between 2 a.m. and […]

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Revilla files bill increasing war vets’ pension by P3,000

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:05:17 +0000

Sen.  Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. has filed Senate Bill No. 456 seeking a P3,000 increase in the monthly pension of war veterans. If passed into law, the monthly pension provided to Filipino war veterans would increase from P20,000 to P23,000. Last Dec. 20, the P5,000 monthly old age pension of veterans of World War II, […]


Body mass index now a basis for police recruits

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:55:41 +0000

The body mass index or BMI will now be strictly be used as a basis before a police recruit is allowed to be hired as a member of the Philippine National Police. PNP chief Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde said that he has directed the leadership of the National Police Training Institute to strictly require police […]


Direct flights, carrying mostly Chinese nationals, start in Cagayan

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:17:47 +0000

Direct flights, carrying mostly Chinese nationals, start in Cagayan

LAL-LO, Cagayan–The Royal Air Philippines on Sunday (Aug. 18) started direct commercial flights, both domestic and international, at the Cagayan North Development Airport (CNDA) here. At least 161 people were the first passengers of the airline’s inaugural direct flights. For its maiden international flight, Royal Air carried 91 passengers from Macau International Airport to CNDA […]

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Acosta tags allegations as ‘malicious, baseless, fabricated’

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 09:49:52 +0000

FEBRUARY 21, 2018 PAO chief Dr. Persida Rueda Acosta testifies during the Senate probe into Dengvaxia controversy. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

MANILA, Philippines — Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda-Acosta has denied allegations of corruption, saying that the claims were “unfounded, malicious, baseless, fabricated, and concocted to malign” her and her office. Acosta said this in the consolidated counter-affidavit she made with PAO forensics head Dr. Erwin Erfe following the complaint filed by Wilfredo Garrido […]

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Making LDR work

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:45:27 +0000

  Dear Ms. Rica, My boyfriend and I just recently graduated col­lege. Pupunta siya sa Sin­gapore para mag-aral doon. Ako naman, I’ll just stay here to find work. We’re thinking of doing LDR pero natatakot ako na baka hindi namin kayanin. What do we need to do to make sure that we’ll make it?                                                                                     […]


Lorenzana hits Chinese ambassador Zhao’s remark on OFW ‘spies’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:35:33 +0000

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday criticized the statement of Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua that overseas Filipino workers in China could also be accused of spying as the issue on the establishment of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations near military camps flared up. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Saturday said that Zhao had sent him a text message saying […]