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200K Filipinos may lose jobs with EU dare to revoke PH’s tariff perks — Robredo

MANILA, Philippines — For Vice President Leni Robredo, daring the European Union (EU) to revoke the Philippines’ tariff perks for local products over alleged human rights abuses can end up with some 200,000 Filipino workers losing their jobs. Robredo said the Duterte administration should instead show its commitment to uphold human rights in the country. “Tingin ko, maling—tingin ko, Ka Ely, maling reaksyon iyon kasi ang dapat na reaksyon, sabihin mo na—ipakita mo na sinusundan natin iyong ating commitments,” Robredo said Sunday in her weekly radio program with co-host Ely Saludar. Robredo issued the statement after presidential spokesperson Harry Roque dared EU Union lawm…

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Red tide hits 12 Eastern Visayas bays

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 07:48:13 +0000

TACLOBAN City – At least 12 bays and coastal waters in Eastern Visayas are now affected by red tide toxin, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-8) reported Sunday, citing the examination conducted by the Regional Marine Biotoxin Laboratory. In Samar province, affected by red tide are Villareal Bay in Villareal, Samar; Cambatutay Bay in […]


Big Ten football schedule release: Analysis, predictions and team-by-team breakdowns

The full Big Ten football schedule is out, and this is everything you need to know, breaking down the biggest games for each team in the conference.


Venus' ancient layered, folded rocks point to volcanic origin
Researchers has found that some of the oldest terrain on Venus, known as tesserae, have layering that seems consistent with volcanic activity. The finding could provide insights into the enigmatic planet's geological history.


Cebu police seize P47-M shabu from 3 drug dealers

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 07:47:05 +0000

  CEBU CITY — Police arrested three high-value drug personalities and seized P47 million worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation early Sunday morning here. Police identified the arrested suspects as Rolando Ondoy Romeo, 32; his brother Edward, 24; and Calvin Hermoso Valdez, 42, all residents of Barangay Guadalupe where the buy-bust operation took […]


Tesla Owners Are Fighting Human Trafficking & Attempting A Guinness World Record

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 01:28:10 +0000

The Tesla Owners Club in Atlanta along with the Miles Through Time Automotive Museum are planning to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Tesla Parade while also helping to prevent human trafficking


Gilas to enter FIBA ‘bubble’

Credit to Author: Josef T. Ramos, TMT| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:07:48 +0000

GILAS Pilipinas is set to enter the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) “bubble” or isolated, sanitized zone with the return of the next two windows for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers, scheduled in November 2020 and February 2021. Although it is too soon for it to make any further comments, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas […]


Camping adventures in B.C.'s forest recreation sites

Credit to Author: Dave Pottinger| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 04:51:34 +0000

We stopped dead in our tracks.  Up ahead, about 15 metres away, a bobcat sauntered across the logging road. It stopped, looked at us and we stared at it, then it slid into the woods and disappeared. We bent down, picked up a couple of big rocks, just in case, and paused for a few […]


Former NPA couples tie knot in Zambo Sur mass wedding

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 07:45:11 +0000

    Love in the time of the coronavirus disease pandemic (COVID-19) proves to be extra tough but 12 couples, who are allegedly former combatants of the New People’s Army (NPA), tied the knot in a mass wedding inside a military camp in Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur on Friday. The newly weds belonged to the defunct Guerilla […]


Bettman: Unsure when ’20-21 season will start
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he “would not be surprised” if start date is as late as December or January.


DEAD IN THE WATER

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:05:04 +0000


The brain's memory abilities inspire AI experts in making neural networks less 'forgetful'
Artificial intelligence (AI) experts report that they have successfully addressed what they call a 'major, long-standing obstacle to increasing AI capabilities' by drawing inspiration from a human brain memory mechanism known as 'replay.'