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Sunday, April 5, 2020

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It’s Earth Hour, March 28, 2020, 8.30 pm

The Earth Hour 2020 is set on 28 March at 8.30 pm your local time. Everyone is encouraged to turn off their lights for an hour, from 8:30 pm to 9:30...

Three Aussie firms to invest AUD50 million in the Philippines

By Kris Crismundo  https://youtu.be/Ggw-0wOMOHY MANILA -- Three Australian companies have expressed interest to invest in the Philippines, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said in a statement Wednesday. DTI said it received three letters of intent (LOIs) from Australian firms to...

Crowned Miss Teen International 2017 to promote Aklan to the world

Filipino-Australian Kathleen Paton won the title Miss Teen International 2017 during the pageant night held on 23 September at the Playhouse Theater Suan Lum Night Bazaar Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. Kathleen represented the Philippines Visayas region. Aside from the major...

Terrorists develop laptop bombs capable of bypassing airport security screening

https://youtu.be/2nI5gwPsywQ WASHINGTON, April 1 (PNA/Sputnik) -- US intelligence and law enforcement agencies claim that laptop bombs developed by the Islamic State (banned in Russia) and other terror groups may be able to evade airport security screening, media reported. Earlier on Friday,...

New Wi-Fi system to provide 100 times faster internet

LONDON, March 19 (PNA/PTI) -- Scientists have developed a new wireless internet based on harmless infrared rays that is 100 times faster than existing wi-fi network and has the capacity to support more devices without getting congested. Slow Wi-Fi is...

CCP invites choirs worldwide to International Choral Festival, Manila 2017

https://www.facebook.com/choralfestmnl/videos/1114797871970705/ The Cultural Center of the Philippines is inviting choirs from different parts of the world to participate in the categories of Folk Song, Vocal Ensemble, and Chamber Choir in the upcoming Andrea 0. Veneracion international Choral Festival, Manila 2017...

London police warns people to avoid city centre places amidst terror attack

https://youtu.be/2bk1893WYIY LONDON, March 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- London police warned people to avoid city centre areas on Wednesday after a firearm incident outside the Britain parliament. "Police are asking people to avoid the following areas: Parliament Square; Whitehall; Westminster Bridge; Lambeth Bridge;...

‘Cynical’ New York Times report a ‘well-paid hack job’ — Palace

By Cielito M. Reganit Malacañang on Wednesday assailed the New York Times (NYT) article portraying President Rodrigo Duterte as a ‘thug’ and a ‘brutal strongman’ and said that the op-ed piece is nothing more than a ‘well-paid hack job’ out...

Unproven stem cell “therapy” blinds 3 patients in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (PNA/Xinhua) -- An ophthalmologist in the United States calls for increased patient education and regulation after three patients were blinded following a treatment marketed as a stem cell clinical trial. A recent paper documenting the cases...

Alleged iPad terror plot prompts US and UK to ban computers from airplanes

https://youtu.be/aXU-sgUekK0 MOSCOW, March 27 (PNA/Sputnik) -- The US and UK have implemented a ban on using electronic devices larger than a mobile phone aboard flights from an array of countries in the Middle East and North Africa because of a...
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426 Filipino crew members stranded on ship in Port Melbourne, hundreds more in Sydney & Perth

426 Filipinos crew members are currently on the Golden Princess at Station Pier in Port Melbourne, and...
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Latest update on COVID-19 cases worldwide

updated: 1 April 2020, 10.00 pm AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ Australia has now recorded a total of 4,862 positive cases of COVID-19...

Visa tips during the Coronavirus crisis

The travel restriction pertaining to banning non-citizens and non-residents from entering Australia has a variety of effects on temporary visa holders who...

Latest visa updates affecting travellers to and from Australia amid COVID-19 pandemic

To all our kababayans confused about who and what to follow amidst this ongoing pandemic we are all experiencing, please see below...

One-stop-shop online directory for all Australian COVID-19 and Telehealth clinics

Australians now have access to a single, one-stop-shop directory website to find all relevant information relating to nationwide COVID-19 clinics, pop up...