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Cayetano hits EU Parliament for ‘crossing red line’

          Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has blasted the European Parliament for pushing it too far when it claimed that 12,000 men, women and children died in the government's war on drugs.  
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Cayetano hits EU Parliament for ‘crossing red line’

          Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has blasted the European Parliament for pushing it too far when it claimed that 12,000 men, women and children died in the government's war on drugs.   In a statement, Cayetano said that a resolution issued by European lawmakers calling on Manila to end its drug war was «unwarranted and uncalled for,» and that it constituted «interference» in the country's internal affairs.   «This resolution that the European Parliament just adopted is based on biased,incomplete and even wrong information and does not reflect the true situation on theground,» Cayetano saidon Thursday...Keep on reading: Cayetano hits EU Parliament for ‘crossing red line’

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

NEW YORK (AP) --- So you want to have a baby. Would you like a dark-haired girl with a high risk of someday getting colon cancer, but a good chance of above-average music ability? Or would you prefer a girl with a good prospect for high SAT scores and
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Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

NEW YORK (AP) --- So you want to have a baby. Would you like a dark-haired girl with a high risk of someday getting colon cancer, but a good chance of above-average music ability? Or would you prefer a girl with a good prospect for high SAT scores and a good shot at being athletic, but who also is likely to run an above-average risk of bipolar disorder and lupus as an adult? How about a boy with a good shot at having musical ability and dodging asthma, but who also would be predisposed to cataracts and type 2 diabetes? Confused? You're just getting started. There are dozens more choices for which of your embryos should be placed in the womb to become your child. That's...Keep on reading: Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

Billy Crawford, Coleen Garcia wed in Balesin

After months of waiting, Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia made it official as they got married at the Balesin Island Club in Quezon province today. Hours before the wedding, the groom posted how thankful he was for this day, saying, «Today is the da
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Billy Crawford, Coleen Garcia wed in Balesin

After months of waiting, Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia made it official as they got married at the Balesin Island Club in Quezon province today. Hours before the wedding, the groom posted how thankful he was for this day, saying, «Today is the day to rejoice. Thank you, Lord!» in his Instagram Story entry. In this photo by wedding guest Tim Yap, he posted where Crawford and Garcia were to hold their nuptials. The setup was created by Gideon Hermosa. https://www.instagram.com/p/BhyRD6unP_d/?taken-by=officialtimyap My Metro Photo also released the who's who on the guest list, which included The Megastar Sharon Cuneta, television host Amy Perez and Angeli Pangilinan-Valen...Keep on reading: Billy Crawford, Coleen Garcia wed in Balesin

Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) --- Coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were looted from western Romania years ago and smuggled out of the country were put on display Thursday after a joint investigation with Austria brought them back home. The treasure
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Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) --- Coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were looted from western Romania years ago and smuggled out of the country were put on display Thursday after a joint investigation with Austria brought them back home. The treasure trove of gold and silver artifacts, stolen between 2000 and 2001, was presented at Romania's National History Museum. The items were found in Austria in 2015 and returned following a cross-border investigation. The artifacts --- 473 coins and 18 bracelets --- were taken from archaeological sites in the Orastie Mountains that had been inhabited by Dacians, who fought against the Romans in the early 2nd century. General Prose...Keep on reading: Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

Genesis Prize winner Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony

JERUSALEM (AP) --- U.S. actress Natalie Portman, this year's recipient of a prize dubbed the «Jewish Nobel», has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel because of extreme distress over recent events in the country, the Genesis Prize Foun
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Genesis Prize winner Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony

JERUSALEM (AP) --- U.S. actress Natalie Portman, this year's recipient of a prize dubbed the «Jewish Nobel», has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel because of extreme distress over recent events in the country, the Genesis Prize Foundation said. The foundation said it was informed by Portman's representative that the Jerusalem-born Oscar winner «does not feel comfortable participating in any public events in Israel.» Thursday's statement did not refer to specific events that would have prompted Portman's decision. Israel has been criticized for its response to mass protests on the Gaza-Israel border, in which 28 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounde...Keep on reading: Genesis Prize winner Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony

Tiny fly blows bubbles to cool off, says study

Humans sweat, dogs pant, cats lick their fur. Animals have adopted an interesting array of techniques for regulating body temperature through evaporation. But for ingenuity, the Latrine blowfly may very well take the cake. To cool down, it blows bubble
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Tiny fly blows bubbles to cool off, says study

Humans sweat, dogs pant, cats lick their fur. Animals have adopted an interesting array of techniques for regulating body temperature through evaporation. But for ingenuity, the Latrine blowfly may very well take the cake. To cool down, it blows bubbles with its stomach juices through its mouth, and then sucks them back in, scientists revealed on Thursday. «As the fluid moves out, evaporation occurs which lowers the fluid temperature, the fly then moves the cooled droplet in, which cools off the body temperature of the fly,» explained Denis Andrade of the Sao Paulo State University in Brazil, who co-authored a study in the journal Nature Scientific Reports. This "bubbling...Keep on reading: Tiny fly blows bubbles to cool off, says study

Palace blasts EU anew for interfering with PH affairs

        Where are the 12,000 drug war deaths?   Malacaang hit back on Friday at the European Parliament for issuing a resolution urging the Philippines to stop its war on drugs, claiming it is marred by alleged e
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Palace blasts EU anew for interfering with PH affairs

        Where are the 12,000 drug war deaths?   Malacaang hit back on Friday at the European Parliament for issuing a resolution urging the Philippines to stop its war on drugs, claiming it is marred by alleged extrajudicial killings and human rights violations.   The EU Parliament also called on the Philippines to release Sen. Leila de Lima and give her a fair trial and remove the terrorists tag against human rights defenders in the country.   "We, of course, find it unfortunate that members of the European Parliament once again interfered with the affairs of the Philippine state, rehashing issues, and bases claims tha...Keep on reading: Palace blasts EU anew for interfering with PH affairs

1,000 boilers die from heat stroke in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY-A thousand heads of chicken died of heat stroke in a poultry farm in Pozorrubio town on Thursday (April 19), two days after a 9-hour power outage in eastern Pangasinan on April 17, according to a belated report from the municipal agriculturist.
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1,000 boilers die from heat stroke in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY-A thousand heads of chicken died of heat stroke in a poultry farm in Pozorrubio town on Thursday (April 19), two days after a 9-hour power outage in eastern Pangasinan on April 17, according to a belated report from the municipal agriculturist. «The poultry farm's back-up generator may not have worked, causing the broilers to eventually die from the heat,» said Clarito Corpuz, Pozorrubio agriculturist, in an interview Friday (April 20). Temperatures recorded at the government weather station in Dagupan City since the official start of the dry season on April 10 averaged at least 30 degrees Celsius, with the heat index reaching up to 45 degrees. The «heat index» is t...Keep on reading: 1,000 boilers die from heat stroke in Pangasinan

DOTr completes weight testing of China-made MRT trains

          The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed the weight-testing of 48 Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) Dalian trainsWednesdaymorning.   In a media briefing, DOTr Undersecretary for Rai
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DOTr completes weight testing of China-made MRT trains

          The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed the weight-testing of 48 Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) Dalian trainsWednesdaymorning.   In a media briefing, DOTr Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John Batan said the tests were just part of a bigger program before the trains are allowed to operate on a daily basis.   «Iyong weight-testing ngayon is part of a broader auditing and acceptance process.Different factors kasi 'yung pumapasok sa tanong na kung acceptable ba siya or hindi.» Batan said.   Batan noted that integration of the trains into the MRT-3 system would only be determined after ...Keep on reading: DOTr completes weight testing of China-made MRT trains

Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental wants Panglao protected

  TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol - Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman is pushing for the protection of Panglao Island, her home-province's tourism jewel amid environmental issues plaguing the island. «It is such a beautiful place. And
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Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental wants Panglao protected

  TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol - Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman is pushing for the protection of Panglao Island, her home-province's tourism jewel amid environmental issues plaguing the island. «It is such a beautiful place. And it will be so sad to see [it] go to ruins,» said Gallman, 25, and a native of Bohol. «So, we should definitely do our best to preserve it and look after it. We need really to take care of Panglao so that it doesn't go to ruins.» The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) earlier identified the lack of waste water treatment facility and «bottomless» septic tanks as among the problems contributing to the environmental ...Keep on reading: Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental wants Panglao protected

National Youth Commission cuts ties with TAYO Awards Foundation

The National Youth Commission (NYC) is ending its support to the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards Foundation Inc., which recognizes and supports the outstanding contributions of youth organizations inthe country.   In a Palace bri
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National Youth Commission cuts ties with TAYO Awards Foundation

The National Youth Commission (NYC) is ending its support to the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards Foundation Inc., which recognizes and supports the outstanding contributions of youth organizations inthe country.   In a Palace briefingon Thursday, NYC officer-in-charge Ronald Gian Cardema said the commission would instead divert the government's P1.7-million contribution to the NYC to a youth awards that will be named after President Rodrigo Duterte.   «We will just establish our own government youth awards to be called »The President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Youth Leadership Awards" for outstanding youth leaders and youth organizations throughout the c...Keep on reading: National Youth Commission cuts ties with TAYO Awards Foundation

Arroyo, Marcos berate Aquino administration for being ‘unfriendly’ to China

Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcoson Thursdaynight chided the administration of ex-president Benigno Aquino III for being «unfriendly» and «almost openly hostile» to China.   Arroy
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Arroyo, Marcos berate Aquino administration for being ‘unfriendly’ to China

Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcoson Thursdaynight chided the administration of ex-president Benigno Aquino III for being «unfriendly» and «almost openly hostile» to China.   Arroyo, now a representative of Pampanga's second district, took a swipe at how the number of Chinese tourists declined during Aquino's term.   «Noynoy's admin was not so friendly to China so there [were] hardly any tourist coming from China then,» she said in a speech at the welcome dinner of the mid-term regional conference of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCII) where she was invited as guest of honor. ...Keep on reading: Arroyo, Marcos berate Aquino administration for being ‘unfriendly’ to China

Xian Lim makes sweet video birthday greetings for Kim Chiu

  Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu turned 28 this month and her special day did not go without a sweet greetings from rumored boyfriend Xian Lim.   Lim posted a video on Instagram compiling many of their sweet moments during their vacationin Kore
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Xian Lim makes sweet video birthday greetings for Kim Chiu

  Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu turned 28 this month and her special day did not go without a sweet greetings from rumored boyfriend Xian Lim.   Lim posted a video on Instagram compiling many of their sweet moments during their vacationin Korea last Holy Week.   «Plenty of wonderful things are happening in your life right now and I am so happy for you. Anywhere you go, you make everyone around you smile,» he wrote in the accompanying message.   He wrote, "Happy birthday @chinitaprincess Plenty of wonderful things are happening in your life right now and I am so happy for you. Anywhere you go, you make everyone around you smile. You always radiate...Keep on reading: Xian Lim makes sweet video birthday greetings for Kim Chiu

‘The End of the F***ing World’s’ devilishly delightful charm

If the profane title doesn't immediately clue you in, «The End of the F***ing World» is a dark comedy about two angry teens, both dealing with troubling issues that seem specific to their respective lives. Now, imagine them getting together---and
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‘The End of the F***ing World’s’ devilishly delightful charm

If the profane title doesn't immediately clue you in, «The End of the F***ing World» is a dark comedy about two angry teens, both dealing with troubling issues that seem specific to their respective lives. Now, imagine them getting together---and all hell breaking loose! The eight-episode British series streaming on Netflix is decidedly shocking and edgy, centering on those two highly unlikable characters, teenagers with the supposed weight of the world on their shoulders. And we're not talking about regular, angst-ridden emo kids. One of them thinks he's bound to become a serial killer, while the other's a foul-mouthed, untrusting troublemaker. Based on the comic book of th...Keep on reading: ‘The End of the F***ing World’s’ devilishly delightful charm

‘Amo’ sequel in the works

In spite of the raging controversy, there is talk of a second season for Brillante Ma Mendoza's «drug war» series, «Amo,» which is currently streaming on Netflix. The news came from Vincent «Chot» Reyes himself, presiden
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‘Amo’ sequel in the works

In spite of the raging controversy, there is talk of a second season for Brillante Ma Mendoza's «drug war» series, «Amo,» which is currently streaming on Netflix. The news came from Vincent «Chot» Reyes himself, president of TV5, the network that produced the 13-part series. According to Reyes, the network was «very happy» with the series, which proved to be a magnet for intrigues after Mendoza had said in an interview that President Duterte's much-criticized war on drugs was «necessary.» Mendoza's statement sparked a heated debate, leading some quarters to call for a boycott. Reyes remained unfazed by the dispute. "Last Monday, I looked at my news feed and saw that 'Amo'...Keep on reading: ‘Amo’ sequel in the works

IS2CP brings the ‘up side’ to PH, Asia

      The global financial environment is changing faster and more significantly than at any other time in recent history. It is driven by a variety of forces, coming from multiple directions.   These include government-driv
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IS2CP brings the ‘up side’ to PH, Asia

      The global financial environment is changing faster and more significantly than at any other time in recent history. It is driven by a variety of forces, coming from multiple directions.   These include government-driven issues such as rising national debt, «quantitative easing,» the new «ball-in» policies, recently legalized by the G7 countries, the Greek debt, (which is indicative of the dangers inherent when currency control is disconnected from monetary policy control), and Saudi-driven devaluation of energy on a global scale.   Civil unrest driven by the Islamic State, Russia in Eastern Europe, uncontrolled mass emigration, and nat...Keep on reading: IS2CP brings the ‘up side’ to PH, Asia

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's «not going to be fruitful.»
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Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's «not going to be fruitful.»   Trump said that CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Kim «got along really well» in their recent secret meeting, and he declared, «We've never been in a position like this» to address worldwide concerns over North Korea's nuclear weapons.   But speaking alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, after the allies met at Trump's Florida resort, he made clear that he'd still be ready to pull the plug on what is be...Keep on reading: Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe ‘bromance’

      PALM BEACH, Florida --- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He's met with the billionaire businessman more than any other wor
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Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe ‘bromance’

      PALM BEACH, Florida --- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He's met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he's Trump's second-most frequent caller.   Yet the «bromance» between Trump and Abe has its limits.   Trump appeared to be successful Tuesday in reassuring Abe that he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. But Wednesday brought public disagreements, as Trump spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities. Principal among them: ...Keep on reading: Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe ‘bromance’

Viernes not letting coach’s trust go to waste in D-League title bid

For Jeff Viernes, trust is the biggest reason Che'Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian has been reaping the rewards in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup. Viernes reunited with coach Stevenson Tiu at the Revellers' camp just early this month, but the guard enj
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Viernes not letting coach’s trust go to waste in D-League title bid

For Jeff Viernes, trust is the biggest reason Che'Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian has been reaping the rewards in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup. Viernes reunited with coach Stevenson Tiu at the Revellers' camp just early this month, but the guard enjoys the full confidence from his coach and he hasn't wasted any of that. «With coach Steve (Tiu), I know how big his trust is on me. No matter how bad my game is, he knows that he can depend on me. No matter how much I struggle, he's still willing to entrust the last shot on me,» said Viernes. That faith was put to the test on Thursday in Game 2 of the Revellers' semifinals series against Akari-Adamson as they found themsel...Keep on reading: Viernes not letting coach’s trust go to waste in D-League title bid

James Yap posts sweet birthday message for Bimby

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bhv3wqBH5Gi/?taken-by=jamesyap18   James Yap gave a short but heartfelt message for his son Bimby Aquino Yap who just celebrated his 11th birthday on April 19.     In his Instagram post on Thursday, h
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James Yap posts sweet birthday message for Bimby

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bhv3wqBH5Gi/?taken-by=jamesyap18   James Yap gave a short but heartfelt message for his son Bimby Aquino Yap who just celebrated his 11th birthday on April 19.     In his Instagram post on Thursday, he assured Bimby that he would always be there for him even if they don't each other often.     «Happy birthday Bimb! I miss you and think about you everyday. Alam ko na ang tagal na natin di nakapagspend ng time together, at di nagkikita, but i want you to know that I'm always here for you. I will always be your papa. I hope you enjoy your birthday!» he wrote.   Yap now has a new family with Italian girlf...Keep on reading: James Yap posts sweet birthday message for Bimby

Duterte’s tirades vs Sereno ‘expression of dislike,’ says Roque

President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno are an «expression of dislike» and not an affront to judicial independence, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. «The President's rebuke of the
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Duterte’s tirades vs Sereno ‘expression of dislike,’ says Roque

President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno are an «expression of dislike» and not an affront to judicial independence, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. «The President's rebuke of the Chief Justice must therefore be taken as a dislike of the Chief Justice and not an attack to the judiciary or an affront to judicial independence,» Roque said in a statement. On Wednesday, a group of lawyers on Wednesday, led by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), urged the United Nations (UN) to take «urgent action» against the tirades of Duterte against Sereno, which they viewed as detrimental to judicial independence in the Philippi...Keep on reading: Duterte’s tirades vs Sereno ‘expression of dislike,’ says Roque

Handbag Edits: Get Festival-Ready With Gucci’s GG Marmont Belt Bag

Have you ever wondered what you should be bringing in your handbags? Or having difficulty editing your essentials down to the bare minimum? You're not alone, that happens to us too. With Handbag Edits, we show you what you can throw into different bags of dif
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Handbag Edits: Get Festival-Ready With Gucci’s GG Marmont Belt Bag

Have you ever wondered what you should be bringing in your handbags? Or having difficulty editing your essentials down to the bare minimum? You're not alone, that happens to us too. With Handbag Edits, we show you what you can throw into different bags of different sizes. We also have celebrities and personalities share their bag must-haves and current favorites. Everyone is giving their go-to handbags a break and throwing on their trusty fanny packs. So, for this edition of Handbag Edits, we thought we'd do the same. There are so many balt bags to choose from but the luxury and designer ones have caught our eye. Especially Gucci's GG Marmont. It comes in a variety of colors but ...Keep on reading: Handbag Edits: Get Festival-Ready With Gucci’s GG Marmont Belt Bag

2 suspected NPA rebels slain in Davao del Sur clash

DIGOS CITY -- Two alleged New People's Army (NPA) rebels were killed in a clash with soldiers in Barangay Bala in Magsaysay, Davao del Suron Wednesday. Lieutenant Colonel Rhojun Rosales, commander of the Army's 39th Infantry Battalion, said his men were co
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2 suspected NPA rebels slain in Davao del Sur clash

DIGOS CITY -- Two alleged New People's Army (NPA) rebels were killed in a clash with soldiers in Barangay Bala in Magsaysay, Davao del Suron Wednesday. Lieutenant Colonel Rhojun Rosales, commander of the Army's 39th Infantry Battalion, said his men were conducting operation when they clashed with NPA rebels around11:45 a.m. The bodies of the two slain rebels, who remained unidentified, had been retrieved, along with two M16 rifles, according to Rosales. He estimated the ages of the slain suspected rebels to be between 28 and 35 years old. "The troops are conducting pursuit operations against the fleeing rebels belonging to the Guerilla Front 72 of the Far South Mindanao Regio...Keep on reading: 2 suspected NPA rebels slain in Davao del Sur clash

‘I want my life back’: Japan sterilization victims seek justice

Junko Iizuka remembers clearly the day she was taken to a hospital as a teenager and forcibly sterilized under a Japanese government program. Her foster mother gave her a rice ball as they stood by a river, and then took her without explanation to a doctor
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‘I want my life back’: Japan sterilization victims seek justice

Junko Iizuka remembers clearly the day she was taken to a hospital as a teenager and forcibly sterilized under a Japanese government program. Her foster mother gave her a rice ball as they stood by a river, and then took her without explanation to a doctor. Sometime afterwards, Iizuka, who requested a pseudonym to describe her experience, woke up in a hospital bed with a huge vertical scar across her stomach. Iizuka, now in her seventies, is one of thousands of men and women forcibly sterilized as part of what has been called a «eugenics» programme, a Japanese law in place until 1996 that mandated the procedure for people judged to have disabilities. After the operation, ...Keep on reading: ‘I want my life back’: Japan sterilization victims seek justice

LOOK: Cavite’s ‘cherry blossoms’ charm netizens

Sprays of pink flowers filled trees in a parking lot --- could spring have come to this part of the Philippines? https://www.instagram.com/p/BhP1OAlA2iZ/?taken-at=915665931899871 Passersby charmed by the blooming pink trees and carpets of flowers shared the
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LOOK: Cavite’s ‘cherry blossoms’ charm netizens

Sprays of pink flowers filled trees in a parking lot --- could spring have come to this part of the Philippines? https://www.instagram.com/p/BhP1OAlA2iZ/?taken-at=915665931899871 Passersby charmed by the blooming pink trees and carpets of flowers shared their most Instagram-worthy pictures, intriguing netizens of these so-called «sakura» in the Philippines. https://www.instagram.com/p/BhQX4R8lKGb/?taken-at=915665931899871 https://www.instagram.com/p/BhVeYjAjmxI/?taken-at=915665931899871 Apparently, pictures taken at the De La Salle University Medical Center in Dasmarias, Cavite were not of Japan's famous cherry blossoms. These flowering trees appear to be pink tabebuia trees which...Keep on reading: LOOK: Cavite’s ‘cherry blossoms’ charm netizens

A Sneak Peek at the MAC x Puma Collaboration

Last year, MAC teased an unlikely collaboration with footwear brand Puma. At the time, the only clue we got was in their caption that read, «Your favorite hues take a big step in a whole new direction. Stay tuned for a kickin' collaboration.» T
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A Sneak Peek at the MAC x Puma Collaboration

Last year, MAC teased an unlikely collaboration with footwear brand Puma. At the time, the only clue we got was in their caption that read, «Your favorite hues take a big step in a whole new direction. Stay tuned for a kickin' collaboration.» The wait is finally over as we get a sneak peek of what the brands have been working on. On Instagram, MAC posted another video that said, «Kicks that match our lips?! YES PLEASE.» You will be able to get Puma's iconic Suede design in three MAC colors: Crme d'Nude, Lady Danger, and Sin. Aside from that, MAC's logo is also featured on the tongue of each pair. The shoes retail for $90 and are now available online. They will ...Keep on reading: A Sneak Peek at the MAC x Puma Collaboration

Radisson RED debuts in PH

Property developer Cebu Landmasters is expanding its hotel footprint by investing in a 146-room new hotel under the Radisson RED brand in Mandaue, Cebu which will open by 2021. This is the first Radisson RED - described as a «lively and flexible&raqu
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Radisson RED debuts in PH

Property developer Cebu Landmasters is expanding its hotel footprint by investing in a 146-room new hotel under the Radisson RED brand in Mandaue, Cebu which will open by 2021. This is the first Radisson RED - described as a «lively and flexible» hotel concept seen attractive especially to young people - to open in the Philippines. Once opened, this new property will be CLI's fourth hotel property, boosting its current hotel portfolio to 756 rooms, CLI said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Other Radisson RED hotels in the Asia Pacific pipeline include those in Guangzhou in China, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Mohali in India. In the Philippine...Keep on reading: Radisson RED debuts in PH

Starbucks to shut US stores for ‘racial-bias education’

Starbucks will close stores and corporate offices across the United States on May 29 to conduct «racial-bias education,» the company announced Tuesday, following outrage over the arrest of two black men in one of its cafes. It was the latest bi
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Starbucks to shut US stores for ‘racial-bias education’

Starbucks will close stores and corporate offices across the United States on May 29 to conduct «racial-bias education,» the company announced Tuesday, following outrage over the arrest of two black men in one of its cafes. It was the latest bid by the behemoth coffee chain to recover from last Thursday's incident in Philadelphia, which was captured on video and went viral, viewed millions of times. The video posted on Twitter by a Starbucks client shows uniformed police questioning and then handcuffing the two men, who offer no resistance, as a white client repeatedly asks an officer, «What'd they do? What'd they do?» Starbucks said more than 8,000 stores would be closed on...Keep on reading: Starbucks to shut US stores for ‘racial-bias education’

Shark fears abort elite surf competition in Australia

  An elite global surfing championship in west Australia was cancelled on Wednesday after two shark attacks near the event, organizers said.   The world's top male and female surfers had been taking part in the 12-day Margaret River Pro, wh
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Shark fears abort elite surf competition in Australia

  An elite global surfing championship in west Australia was cancelled on Wednesday after two shark attacks near the event, organizers said.   The world's top male and female surfers had been taking part in the 12-day Margaret River Pro, which is part of the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour, off Australia's southwest coast since April 11.   The contest was briefly suspended on Monday morning after a local surfer suffered leg injuries in a shark attack off nearby Gracetown, some 260 kilometers (160 miles) south of the Western Australia state capital Perth. A second surfer, reportedly from Denmark, suffered a gash to his leg in a second shark enco...Keep on reading: Shark fears abort elite surf competition in Australia

MTV VMAs will return to New York in August

The prestigious music awards ceremony will head to New York City later this summer. As reported by The Rolling Stone, the MTV VMAs will air live from the famous Radio City Music Hall on August 20th, where the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards was hel
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MTV VMAs will return to New York in August

The prestigious music awards ceremony will head to New York City later this summer. As reported by The Rolling Stone, the MTV VMAs will air live from the famous Radio City Music Hall on August 20th, where the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards was held in 1984. Announced on Tuesday (17th) by New York City Mayor's Office, it was also revealed that Manhattan's Avenue of the Americas, which stretches outside the music hall, has now also been renamed 'VMA Way'. New York City's Mayor, Bill de Blasio said, "This is where music, film, and art collide and where the Video Music Awards were born. There is no better place to host the MTV VMAs than in New York City at one of the...Keep on reading: MTV VMAs will return to New York in August

Indian man missing for 40 years reunited with family — thanks to YouTube video

Gambhir Singh vanished from his home city of Imphal, Manipur in India four decades ago, in 1978, and has not been seen by his family since then. It was only last year when Indian photographer Firoze Shakir took to his YouTube and Flickr accounts to share pic
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Indian man missing for 40 years reunited with family — thanks to YouTube video

Gambhir Singh vanished from his home city of Imphal, Manipur in India four decades ago, in 1978, and has not been seen by his family since then. It was only last year when Indian photographer Firoze Shakir took to his YouTube and Flickr accounts to share pictures and videos of Singh, which eventually found its way to his relatives. Shakir often documents the lives of Indians from all over, from street vendors and ear cleaners to locals playing tennis and street processions. It was in October of 2017 when he chanced upon Singh, now 65, in the indigent streets of Mumbai, about 3,000 kilometers from Manipur. Shakir took pictures and videos of Singh, singing old Hindi songs. Shakir wrot...Keep on reading: Indian man missing for 40 years reunited with family — thanks to YouTube video

Duterte seen to place Boracay under state of calamity this week

    BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN - President Rodrigo Duterte is expected this week to place Boracay Island under a state of calamity and issue an executive order shutting down the island to tourists starting April 26, according to Interior Assist
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Duterte seen to place Boracay under state of calamity this week

    BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN - President Rodrigo Duterte is expected this week to place Boracay Island under a state of calamity and issue an executive order shutting down the island to tourists starting April 26, according to Interior Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III.   Last February, Duterte said Boracay's water has turned into a «cesspool» with human waste being discharged into the sea.   More than 2 million tourists visited Boracay last year to enjoy its powdery beaches, spectacular sunsets and festive nightlife, generating about P56 billion in revenue. But the influx of tourists, neglected infrastructure and growth of resort establishmen...Keep on reading: Duterte seen to place Boracay under state of calamity this week

Lacson lashes out at Gordon again in cryptic Twitter message

Sen. Panfilo Lacson hasn't finished lashing out atSen. RichardGordon. On Tuesday, Lacsonposted a crypticmessage on Twitterwhich reads: «With a lot of help from a doctor-friend, I say this -- Somebody who has a mouth like an incontinent anus with a de
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Lacson lashes out at Gordon again in cryptic Twitter message

Sen. Panfilo Lacson hasn't finished lashing out atSen. RichardGordon. On Tuesday, Lacsonposted a crypticmessage on Twitterwhich reads: «With a lot of help from a doctor-friend, I say this -- Somebody who has a mouth like an incontinent anus with a defective sphincter pylori can indiscriminately destroy reputations.» With a lot of help from a doctor-friend, I say this - Somebody who has a mouth like an incontinent anus with a defective sphincter pylori can indiscriminately destroy reputations. --- PING LACSON (@iampinglacson) April 17, 2018 Asked in a text message who he was referring to in his post, hesaid: «I could only give a clue: Doctors are mad.» Pressedfurther,La...Keep on reading: Lacson lashes out at Gordon again in cryptic Twitter message

Weekly PC download charts: What is ‘Baldi’s Basics in Education and Learning’?

«Far Cry 5» holds top five positions on Steam, Humble and Gamersgate; pre-order excitement grows for same-day releases «Battletech» and «Frostpunk»; sale deals propel «Destiny 2», «The Witcher 3» an
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Weekly PC download charts: What is ‘Baldi’s Basics in Education and Learning’?

«Far Cry 5» holds top five positions on Steam, Humble and Gamersgate; pre-order excitement grows for same-day releases «Battletech» and «Frostpunk»; sale deals propel «Destiny 2», «The Witcher 3» and more; and there's a curious, hilariously creepy spin on educational software, «Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning». Released March 27 across Windows PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and with no equivalent competition on PC for the foreseeable future, action game «Far Cry 5» is able to maintain its top five positions across the Steam, Humble and GamersGate stores come April 16, 2018. Sales on proven favorites like «The Witcher 3», «Destiny 2» (which has its Warmind expansion du...Keep on reading: Weekly PC download charts: What is ‘Baldi’s Basics in Education and Learning’?

DOJ summons Maria Ressa, Rappler treasurer over P133-M tax evasion case

          The Department of Justice (DOJ) has summoned officials of the online news outfit Rappler to respond to the P133-million tax evasion complaint filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).   Ordere
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DOJ summons Maria Ressa, Rappler treasurer over P133-M tax evasion case

          The Department of Justice (DOJ) has summoned officials of the online news outfit Rappler to respond to the P133-million tax evasion complaint filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).   Ordered to appear before the DOJ prosecutor was Rappler President Maria Ressa and Treasurer James Bitanga and submit their counter-affidavit.   The preliminary investigation is set forApril 24 and May 7 at 11 a.m.at the DOJ office in Manila.   "You are hereby warned that failure on your part to comply with this subpoena shall be considered as a waiver to present your defense and the case shall be considered submitted f...Keep on reading: DOJ summons Maria Ressa, Rappler treasurer over P133-M tax evasion case