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PHOTOS: Nicaraguan Sheynnis Palacios wins crown at Miss Universe 2023

SAN SALVADOR, Nov 19, 2023 (AFP) – Nicaragua’s Sheynnis Palacios was crowned Miss Universe 2023 on Saturday at the 72nd edition of the pageant, held this year in El Salvador. Palacios, 23, received the crown and sash from her predecessor, R’Bonney Gabriel from the United States. This is the first time a contestant from Nicaragua has won the contest, with Thailand’s Anntonia Porsild and Australia’s Moraya Wilson rounding out the top three. Palacios, who said […]

Hong Kong office vacancies double after protests, pandemic

  Hong Kong, China (AFP) The amount of vacant top-tier office space has more than doubled in Hong Kong over the last three years as companies downsize operations, researchers have found, warning that demand could remain soft even if pandemic controls are lifted. The data adds to warnings that Hong Kong’s lustre as a business hub has been dulled by political unrest and a subsequent crackdown. Pandemic curbs have also kept the city internationally isolated […]

In photos: Nature’s beauty unfolds in Petrusburg, South Africa

  The beauty of nature as each day unfolds can be seen in these photos in Petrusburg, South Africa, the site of the eco-farming community of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ). These photos taken by Cara Luzeleine Sanico at the site captures these various scenes of nature. “Farm life might sound dull to some as it is away from the bustling and busy streets of a town or a city. But everyday life […]

#EBCphotojournalism: Protesters converge on White House, call for end to police brutality

WASHINGTON (Eagle News) — After another night of protests, that sometimes included looting, vandalism and violence, demonstrations that weren’t as violent but nonetheless passionate continued in the the nation’s capital on Monday afternoon, June 1, 2020. Protesters gathered in front of Lafayette Square, the park directly in front of the White House, to express their frustrations over racism and police brutality in the U.S. Protests like this were sparked by the death of an unarmed […]

EBC photography: A view of the Rhine River this spring amid the pandemic

“So ein herrlicher Tag!” What a glorious day as the Germans say. Keeping upbeat amid the coronavirus pandemic is necessary for one’s mental and emotional health. In Germany, where one is still allowed to go out to take a walk provided you maintain the required social or physical distancing, enjoying spring can indeed lift up your spirits. This is what couple Daisy and Olaf Prodigalidad did, taking a walk along the river Rhine, mindful of […]