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Hard to detect, China bird flu virus may be more widespread

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Bird flu infection rates on Chinese poultry farms may be far higher than previously thought, because the strain of the deadly virus that has killed more than 100 people this...

Robinson lights up All-Star Weekend with sizzling slam dunk

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(The Sports Xchange) – Indiana Pacers guard Glenn Robinson III won the Slam Dunk title over Phoenix Suns forward Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday night by leaping over teammate Paul...

Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 | No Comments
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the...

De Lima speaks out on her looming arrest

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The Department of Justice on Friday has finally filed drug-related charges against Senator Leila de Lima at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court. Sen. Leila de Lima’s statement on the DOJ...

U.S., South Korea, Japan condemn North Korean missile firing in joint statement

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The United States, South Korea and Japan issued a joint statement on Thursday condemning North Korea’s test firing of a ballistic missile and saying Pyongyang should face an “even stronger”...

PHIVOLCS examines extent of “ground ruptures” in Surigao

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SURIGAO, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is measuring the horizontal and vertical displacements of ground ruptures found in the town of San Francisco, Surigao del...

Solons suspicious of SolGen’s ‘special interest’ in Napoles case

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MANILA, Philippines — The Makabayan bloc has expressed dismay over the Solicitor General’s recommendation to acquit alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles of serious illegal detention. ACT Teachers party-list...

‘Rent-tangay’ victims call on DOJ to investigate scam

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MANILA — Several victims of ‘rent-tangay’ urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday for a thorough investigation of the modus operandi. They also want the DOJ to issue a...

Parents supports revival of mandatory ROTC but fears possibility of abuse

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PHILIPPINES — Some parents support the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to include the mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) in school curriculums. They believe that this will help the...

Trillanes to Duterte: ‘Prove that the P2-B bank transactions are not true’

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MANILA — In a press conference at the Senate, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV resurrected allegations of hidden wealth against President Rodrigo Duterte which the senator first raised during the election...