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  • MMDA tells public: Give provincial bus ban a chance
    by ABS-CBN News on April 22, 2019 at 4:17 am

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Monday called on the public to give a chance to a provincial bus ban that it hopes to fully implement along EDSA by June. &nbs […]

  • ‘No answers:’ Canadians react to Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds
    by Colleene Singca on April 22, 2019 at 4:06 am

    TORONTO — A spokesman for an organization representing Sri Lankan-Canadians says he has “no answers” in the wake of co-ordinated bomb attacks in his homeland that killed at least 207 people and injured 450 more. Riyaz Rauf, vice-president of the Canada Sri Lankan Association of Toronto, says he found out about the bombings via text […]

  • Hundreds of Canadian troops deployed to flood zones in Quebec and N.B.
    by Colleene Singca on April 22, 2019 at 4:01 am

    MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault is visiting flood-damaged regions north of Montreal today, as warm temperatures and rising water levels threaten to worsen the spring flooding already wreaking havoc across a wide region. Legault was set to visit a community centre and flooded homes on an island in the Laval region, where Canadian Forces […]

  • Campaign home stretch: Time for candidates to tug at heartstrings, says analyst
    by ABS-CBN News on April 22, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Candidates should now start appealing to the emotions of voters with just 3 weeks left until the midterm elections, a political campaign strategist said. […]

  • Philippines, China to sign 5 agreements in Beijing
    by ggaviola on April 22, 2019 at 3:56 am

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and China will sign five bilateral agreements   during President Rodrigo Duterte’s attendance to the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing from April 25 to 27, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday.  The post Philippines, China to sign 5 agreements in Beijing appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • War over Scarborough 'not worth it' for the US, says Duterte
    by Dharel Placido, ABS-CBN News on April 22, 2019 at 3:39 am

    MANILA – The United States knew that a war “about something so small” like the Scarborough Shoal in the disputed South China Sea was “not worth it”, President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday, as he again conceded that the Philippines cannot rely on its long-standing Pacific ally to defend Manila’s interests in the vital sea lane. […]

  • 56 dead in Holy Week road accidents, drowning - PNP
    by ABS-CBN News on April 22, 2019 at 3:23 am

    MANILA - Fifty-six people died in drowning incidents and road accidents during the Holy Week break, the Philippine National Police said Monday.&nbs […]

  • Canada slowly pushes for corporate transparency as part of anti-corruption push
    by Colleene Singca on April 22, 2019 at 3:19 am

    TORONTO — The veil of Canadian corporate secrecy that helps fuel global corruption is slowly lifting, but not fast enough for some critics. Canada, criticized in the past by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and others as a laggard on anti-corruption policies, has taken steps in recent years to catch up to […]

  • Many Saskatchewan pharmacies not stocking abortion drug
    by Colleene Singca on April 22, 2019 at 3:14 am

    REGINA — Many pharmacies across Saskatchewan are not stocking the abortion drug Mifegymiso and one expert says its availability is tied to the province’s lack of coverage. The two-pill abortion medication has become a source for debate in Saskatchewan as its Ministry of Health considers providing universal coverage of the drug, which can cost about […]

  • MMDA reminds motorists: No more window hours for number coding
    by ABS-CBN News on April 22, 2019 at 2:56 am

    A "no window hour" policy for the number coding scheme is in effect in all areas under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, the agency said Monday.&nbs […]

  • No Filipino hurt in Sri Lanka bombings: DFA
    by Colleene Singca on April 22, 2019 at 2:39 am

    MANILA — No Filipino was among the casualties in the string of suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed scores of people on Easter Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported. The DFA said Philippine Honorary Consul to Colombo, Hugh Sriyal Dissanayake, informed the agency that he is in touch with the Filipino community in […]

  • Palace sympathizes with families of Sri Lanka blast victims
    by Colleene Singca on April 22, 2019 at 2:32 am

    MANILA – Malacañang expressed condolences to the families victims of the explosions in Sri Lankan churches and hospitals that killed over a hundred people and injured over 400 others on Easter Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Palace is offering “sincere solidarity” and “heartfelt prayers” to the people of Sri Lanka, renewing its commitment to […]

  • Catriona Gray responds to negative comment on Holy Week beach photo
    by Gianna Llanes on April 22, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray posts a photo of herself beating the heat by enjoying the beach during the Holy Week break, but receives a negative reaction which she felt the need to respond to this past weekend. In the photo, posted Thursday, April 18, Catriona is seen sizzling in a blue bikini, with her […]

  • Team PH exits early out of 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Tour
    by Gianna Llanes on April 22, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Both the Balanga Chooks and the Pasig Chooks were unable to bring the top title of the 2019 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3×3 World Tour Masters home after being beaten by Riga Ghetto and Liman on April 20 in Doha, Qatar. The number one team in the rankings, Liman, conquered Balanga’s Travis Franklin, Alvin Pasaol, […]

  • PH women’s ice hockey team wins top spot in 2019 Challenge Cup of Asia
    by Gianna Llanes on April 22, 2019 at 1:55 am

    The Philippine Women’s ice hockey team brought home the gold after defeating home team United Arab Emirates (UAE), 2-1, in the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s Hockey Challenge Cup of Asia, Division 1 at the Zayed Sports City Ice Rink in Abu Dhabi, Dubai on April 20. Bianca Cuevas did not fail to live […]

  • PNP sees no threat to Metro Manila after Abu Sayyaf suspect's arrest
    by ABS-CBN News on April 22, 2019 at 1:11 am

    The Philippine National Police on Monday said it has not monitored any security threat to Metro Manila following the arrest of a suspected Abu Sayyaf bandit in Quezon City. […]

  • MRT balik-operasyon matapos ang Holy Week shutdown
    by ABS-CBN News on April 22, 2019 at 12:03 am

    Balik-operasyon na ang MRT-3 matapos magsara nitong Semana Santa para sa maintenance activities. […]

  • More Filipinos in strife-torn Libya heading home
    by ggaviola on April 21, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    MANILA, Philippines – Four Filipinos in strife-torn Libya are on their way home while 29 others  will likewise be assisted  by the government after securing exit clearances, Philippine Embassy in Libya Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato said. The post More Filipinos in strife-torn Libya heading home appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Provincial buses picking up, unloading passengers on EDSA risk fines
    by ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    Provincial buses that will load and unload passengers along EDSA and major roads in the metropolis will be fined at least P500 starting Monday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said. […]

  • The ANC Brief: Trade and commerce
    by ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    These are the stories making the headlines on ANC today: […]

  • Israeli startup using algae to clean sewage
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) An Israeli startup has found a way to use algae to make cleaning sewage more sustainable. […]

  • Can oysters clean up New York Harbor?
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) Using oysters, a team of high school students, scientists, and volunteers are working together to clean up the New York harbor in the United States. […]

  • Startup uses diesel emissions to produce ink
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) In India, a young entrepreneur has found a way to trap harmful emissions from diesel generators and use them to produce ink. […]

  • Bacteria and blockchain clean up oil spills in Nigeria
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) Using bacteria and blockchain, a Nigerian entrepreneur based in the United States has developed an effective system that would ensure oil spill clean-up are efficient and corruption-free. […]

  • Mobile game empowers reforestation efforts in South Korea
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) Thousands of trees have been planted in South Korea and in other parts of the world with the help of a popular mobile game. […]

  • Grocery stores against food waste
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) In France, an anti-waste grocery store network is taking off to sell “unsellable” products at discount prices. […]

  • Giant barriers keep waste out of the oceans
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) A startup designed a river barrier system to prevent plastic waste from going into the oceans. […]

  • Nigerian startup turns tires into furniture
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) A young entrepreneur in Nigeria has found a solution to tire waste by converting them into furniture. […]

  • Paving roads with plastic bottles rescued from the sea
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) In the Caribbean city of Utila, in Honduras, local officials found a solution to the plastic problem by turning them into asphalt that can be used to pave the city streets. […]

  • Straws you can eat
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    In South Korea, a company has taken the fight against the use of plastic straws on another level – by developing an alternative that you can eat. […]

  • Metro Manila posts highest temperature so far in 2019
    by ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    MANILA - State weather bureau PAGASA has recorded the highest temperature in Metro Manila, so far, for 2019. […]

  • 15 sugatan sa salpukan ng motorsiklo at dalawang sasakyan
    by Chrislen Bulosan, ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 3:18 pm

    Sugatan ang 15 tao na sakay ng dalawang sasakyan at motorsiklo sa nangyaring banggaan sa Barangay Binugao, Toril, Davao City Linggo ng gabi. […]

  • Lalaki, nagbalik ng gadgets na nakita sa dagat
    by Nico Delfin, ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    Isang 20 anyos na automotive graduate ang hinangaan dahil sa kaniyang katapatan matapos isauli ng binata ang Pelican case na may lamang cellphone at gadgets na kaniyang nakita sa dagat sa probinsya ng Guimaras. […]

  • DFA: No Pinoy reported hurt in Sri Lanka Easter Day blasts
    by ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    No Filipino has so far been reported hurt in the string of bomb blasts that struck hotels and churches across Sri Lanka on Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. […]

  • No reports of Filipino casualties in Sri Lanka blasts — DFA
    by Alexander Magno on April 21, 2019 at 11:52 am

    There has been no report of any Filipino hurt following a series of explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Sunday. The post No reports of Filipino casualties in Sri Lanka blasts — DFA appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Xi’an and Beijing: Starting points
    by Colleene Singca on April 21, 2019 at 11:36 am

    BEIJING — I’ve been to China twice – to Xi’an and Beijing. My first visit was to Xi’an. I was amused by this city in Shaanxi Province because of China’s rich culture and heritage. I take a look at one part of the city that has temples, and it makes me feel as if I’m living […]

  • Pagpatay sa isang radio commentator sa Butuan City, kinondena
    by Lorilly Charmane Awitan, ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 11:22 am

    Tinamaan si Francisco Patindol sa kaliwang bahagi ng kaniyang dibdib. Naitakbo pa siya ng kanyang kasamahan sa ospital pero binawian din ng buhay. […]

  • Sunog sumiklab sa bakery sa Lipa City
    by Fay Virrey, ABS-CBN News on April 21, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Isang sunog ang sumiklab sa Barangay Sico sa Lipa City, pasado alas dos ng hapon, Linggo. […]

  • Los Angeles chefs fuse Filipino cuisine, health, and cannabis
    by Steve Angeles on April 21, 2019 at 3:00 am

    LOS ANGELES — This is not a typical Arts District pop up dinner.  Before you grab your utensils and dig into this gourmet cooking, diners need to do their own “baking.” Chef Rudy Santa Ana has become one of the most popular figures in the Southern California cannabis community.  His vendor highlights event is a […]

  • Filipina Away Luggage co-founder shares secrets to success, working towards peace
    by Balitang America on April 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    by Mary Estacion, ABS-CBN News Like many Filipino families who come to the states, Away Luggage co-founder Jen Rubio’s was no different. “When we first came here, we worked really hard to assimilate and you kind of lost that sense of the Filipino culture but as you get older, you realize how special it is […]

  • 22 Filipinos in Libya seek repatriation
    by Alexander Magno on April 20, 2019 at 11:59 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, Libya announced on Saturday that it had received 22 requests for repatriation of Filipinos, who feared getting caught in the crossfire there. “We are hoping the number of requests for repatriation would go up. We have received 22 requests so far, including the seven we repatriated a […] The post 22 Filipinos in Libya seek repatriation appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • China not a hero for restoring coral reefs it damaged – Locsin
    by jvicente on April 20, 2019 at 7:54 am

    China should not be called a hero for attempting to restore coral reefs they damaged at the West Philippines Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. said. The post China not a hero for restoring coral reefs it damaged – Locsin appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Locsin: Gov’t should focus on pursuing Philippines’ claims on Sabah
    by jvicente on April 20, 2019 at 6:50 am

    Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. insisted that the Philippines should “keep an eye” on defending its claims on resource-rich Sabah, which became part of Malaysia in the 1960s. The post Locsin: Gov’t should focus on pursuing Philippines’ claims on Sabah appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Nationwide measles outbreak grows to at least 20 states, according to CDC
    by Balitang America on April 20, 2019 at 12:28 am

    Developments in the measles outbreak that has spread across the nation. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention said the outbreak is about to spread even further over the Easter holiday weekend — when more people are traveling. To date, there have been at least 465 cases of measles reported in 20 states, including New […]

  • California “House of Horrors’: Parents Plead Guilty
    by Ryan on April 19, 2019 at 11:14 pm

    A California couple sentenced for at least 25 years after admitting to imprisoning and torturing 12 of their 13 children in a grisly "House of Horrors". The post California “House of Horrors’: Parents Plead Guilty appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • US Corporations Taking Notice of 420 as Weed Legalization Grows
    by Ryan on April 19, 2019 at 11:13 pm

    The once counter-culture celebration of cannabis on 4/20 is now seen all across mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it. The post US Corporations Taking Notice of 420 as Weed Legalization Grows appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Carl’s Jr. to Testing It’s CBD Infused Burger on 4/20
    by Ryan on April 19, 2019 at 11:12 pm

    Carl's Jr. will be testing its latest menu innovation: The Rocky Mountain High-CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) at one Denver location, only on April 20th. The post Carl’s Jr. to Testing It’s CBD Infused Burger on 4/20 appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Credit Dispute Letter: What Is It and Do They Work?
    by Ryan on April 19, 2019 at 11:11 pm

    Writing a credit dispute letter becomes necessary when a credit report from any of three major consumer credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, isn’t correct. The essence of a credit dispute letter is to rectify a false financial statement. Why Crosscheck a Credit Report? A report is meant to be reviewed by the recipient, and […] The post Credit Dispute Letter: What Is It and Do They Work? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Credit Score Needed to Buy a House: What Is the Cutoff?
    by Ryan on April 19, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    This article address steps and practices to make you think like a lender so you know were you and your credit score stand when considering buying a house. The post Credit Score Needed to Buy a House: What Is the Cutoff? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Best Drones Under $200: 2019 Budget Quadcopters
    by Ryan on April 19, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    There is an overwhelming number of drones to consider when shopping for the right Quadcopter Drone. This article covers the best quadcopter drones under 200$, The post Best Drones Under $200: 2019 Budget Quadcopters appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Our List of the Top 6 Vlogging Cameras With Flip Screen!
    by Ryan on April 19, 2019 at 11:08 pm

    Whether you are just starting out, intermiediate, or professional vlogger, you should consider our list of the best vlogging cameras with flip screen. The post Our List of the Top 6 Vlogging Cameras With Flip Screen! appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • The extraordinary immigrant tale of Reagan John Rada, gem designer to the stars
    by rciriacruz on April 19, 2019 at 4:48 pm

    NEW YORK—When jewelry designer Reagan John Rada crossed paths with the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor, little did he know that his life would change forever. An undocumented immigrant since 2000, Rada came to be an employee of the House of Taylor Jewelry (HOTJ), where he worked closely with the late actress in carrying out jewelry […] The post The extraordinary immigrant tale of Reagan John Rada, gem designer to the stars appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Jesus’ Tomb – And the World is Still Awed!
    by rciriacruz on April 19, 2019 at 4:37 pm

    Come and see the “burial bed” that Mark (earliest of the four Gospels) narrated as the exact place where the Body of Jesus Christ was laid down following His shameful death on the Cross (Good Friday) on a hill (Golgotha) just outside the Damascus Gate. The fascinating history of the Jesus’ “burial bed” inside the […] The post Jesus’ Tomb – And the World is Still Awed! appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • 4 Filipino students in strife-torn Libya home-bound
    by ggaviola on April 19, 2019 at 4:25 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Four Filipino students being repatriated from strife-torn Libya are now on their way back to Manila, Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato said Friday. The post 4 Filipino students in strife-torn Libya home-bound appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Washington area’s Fil-Am nurses can always be counted on
    by rciriacruz on April 19, 2019 at 4:23 pm

    WASHINGTON, DC — Whether it’s administering the “ouchless flu shots” to parishioners at the St. Columba Church in Oxon Hill, Maryland or volunteering for medical missions to provide health services to residents of San Mateo, Rizal, Philippines, Metro DC’s Fil-Am nurses can always be counted on to share their special gift of serving humanity. As Joy […] The post Washington area’s Fil-Am nurses can always be counted on appeared first on INQUIRER.net […]

  • Hawaii residents reflect on high cost of student loans and housing
    by Lalaine Ignao on April 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    HONOLULU — $1.56 trillion: that’s a big number to digest, and it refers to how much money Americans currently owe in student debt. $4.1 billion of that U.S. total is owed by student loan borrowers in Hawaii alone – more than twice the amount owed in the Rainbow State 10 years ago. This deep debt, […]

  • The Leverage gives up-and-coming designers a space to build their own fashion empires
    by Steve Angeles on April 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    At multimillion brand showroom The Leverage in Los Angeles, it’s about showing off the illest trends in fashion — including new, Pinoy-powered brands and designers such as “Lifted Anchors.&rdquo […]

  • Showbiz Tonight: Isa Briones to join upcoming “Star Trek” TV series
    by Yong Chavez on April 18, 2019 at 10:17 pm

    Fresh off her stint as Peggy/Maria Reynolds in the hit-musical Hamilton, Isa Briones, the daughter of Jon Jon Briones, is the first Filipina actress to become a regular cast member of an upcoming ‘Star Trek’ television series. […]

  • Pinoy billiards champions shine at WPA Players Championship
    by Balitang America on April 18, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    In the world of billiards, Pinoy champion players stand out WPA Players Championship in Las Vegas. Four Filipinos will compete in the final 16. […]

  • Pinoy Panawagan Live: Merit-based immigration, Congress reintroduces RAISE Act
    by Balitang America on April 18, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    Two years ago, the RAISE Act — which sought to curb legal immigration by cutting the number of green cards issued in the US by 50 percent — failed to advance in the Congress. But lately, it’s been reintroduced by some Republican senators. If this gets more support this time around, how big of an […]

  • Piolo and Inigo Pascual tour U.S. as “Father and Son”
    by Connie De Leon on April 18, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    CHICAGO — Chicago was the first stop of the “Father & Son” US concert tour. On Friday, die-hard fans of Piolo Pascual and his son Inigo gathered at the Copernicus Center, and sang along with OPM hits including Inigo’s signature song, “Dahil Sa ‘Yo.”  Together with Piolo and Inigo were Pokwang and Maris Racal — Inigo’s on-screen partner. Inigo is excited as […]

  • Inside the Mueller report on Russian involvement in 2016 U.S. presidential election
    by Lenn Almadin-Thornhill on April 18, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    There has been no other body of investigative report so eagerly anticipated as this. On Thursday morning, special counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report was released online. It detailed the Mueller team’s 23-month investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election, including any potential links to President Trump’s campaign. The report also concludes was that […]

  • 7 Filipinos on the way home from strife – torn Libya
    by ggaviola on April 18, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Three Filipinos were repatriated from strife-torn Libya on Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The post 7 Filipinos on the way home from strife – torn Libya appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Locsin says Scarborough giant clams not for sale amid China poaching issue
    by ggaviola on April 18, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    MANILA, Philippines - Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday reiterated that China is taking the country’s giant clams from Scarborough Shoal without any payment. The post Locsin says Scarborough giant clams not for sale amid China poaching issue appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • DFA to Libya OFWs: Leave now before it’s too late…
    by ggaviola on April 18, 2019 at 10:30 am

    MANILA, Philippines - Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato on Thursday renewed his appeal to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya to have themselves repatriated before Alert Level 4 is raised there.  The post DFA to Libya OFWs: Leave now before it’s too late… appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • 15 Filipino nurses all safe after rockets hit hospital in Tripoli
    by jvicente on April 18, 2019 at 6:36 am

    The 15 Filipino nurses stationed at a rocket-stricken hospital in Tripoli are all safe, the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli said on Thursday. The post 15 Filipino nurses all safe after rockets hit hospital in Tripoli appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]