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#EBCphotography: Melbourne bursts in color as spring begins

By Patricia Madronio EBC Australia Bureau Eagle News and Features MELBOURNE, Australia — Melbourne is a city that is well known for its spasmodic and often extreme weather conditions. Any local will tell you that on a bad day, one can experience all four seasons! From a freezing morning to a hot afternoon with a side of alternating rain and shine, and a sprinkle of wild winds, Melbourne’s weather is certainly an interesting and unique […]

#EBCphotojournalism: Philippines sends garbage back to Canada

    BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada (Eagle News) — The Philippines returned tons of garbage left in its ports years ago by Canada. The trash which caused tensions between the two countries entered the Deltaport container terminal in Tsawwassen, British Columbia, Canada on the cargo ship Anna Maersk. According to Canadian officials, the trash will be incinerated by a local waste-to-energy facility putting an end to the controversial garbage that even incited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte […]

Trump appears to slow Syria troop pullout plan

by Sebastian Smith Agence France-Presse WASHINGTON, United States – President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack Monday on shock plans for an immediate pullout of US troops from Syria, but said his drive to end American involvement in wars made him a “hero.” The shift came a day after a senior Republican senator said Trump had promised to stay in Syria to finish the job of defeating the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS. Trump […]

In photos: Designer Mak Tumang releases sketches of “third gown” Catriona Gray planned to wear at Miss Universe pageant

(Eagle News)—These are sketches of what designer Mak Tumang said was among the dresses Catriona Gray planned to wear at the Miss Universe 2018 pageant in Thailand. Tumang, who posted the sketches on his Facebook account, said the piece was an “extolment” of the Philippines, also called the pearl of the Orient seas. Gray, who was crowned Miss Universe 2018, showed off her lava  and Ibong Adarna gown at the pageant instead.  

#EBCPhotojournalism: December storm damages White Rock Pier

WHITE ROCK, British Columbia (Eagle News) — The iconic White Rock Pier partially collapsed following the aftermath from the windstorm in Vancouver on December 19. City officials estimate it will take several months and millions of dollars to repair. Washed up sailboats and debris can also be seen along the shore. Built in 1914 along the White Rock beach, the pier spans over 400 meters into the Semiahmoo Bay which leads into the Pacific Ocean. […]