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WATCH: Spectacular thunderstorm wows locals in east China

LIANCHENG COUNTY, China (CCTV) –A spectacular thunderstorm has wowed Chinese netizens and smart phone users with its vertical column of downpours in east China’s Fujian Province. The thunderstorm occurred Friday last week. Even amateur footage cannot hide the awesomeness of this half-hour awe-struck celestial phenomenon. Most viewers of the footage aspired for an explanation. “This spectacle occurred due to localized strong convection, judging by our radar returns. The wet microburst against sunshine made it all […]

WATCH: President Duterte visits war-torn Marawi

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in his third attempt, successfully visits Marawi City by going to the 103rd Infantry (Haribon) Brigade, 1st Infantry Division of the Philippine Army in Kampo Ranao, Marawi City on Thursday, July 20. The Commander-in-Chief checks the government troops who have been in the frontline of the war against the Maute terror group. He leads the ceremonial distribution of grocery packs and G-shock watches to about 3,000 soldiers and police forces in […]

WATCH: President Duterte visits wounded-in-action soldiers from 21IB of PHL Army

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte checked on Saturday, July 15 the condition of the wounded-in-action (WIA) soldiers from the 21st Infantry Brigade (21IB) of the Philippine Army (PA) and awards them the Wounded Personnel Medal at Camp BGen Teodulfo Bautista Station Hospital in Barangay Busbus, Jolo, Sulu. The wounded troops were part of the military operations who encountered an undertermined number of Abu Sayaff terrorist group members under Almujer Yada in Barangay Darayan, Patikul, Sulu on […]

Mga kababayang apektado ng Marawi crisis, nilingap ng Iglesia Ni Cristo

(Eagle News) — Libu-libong kababayang apektado ng Marawi siege ang nakinabang sa lingap na isinagawa ng Iglesia Ni Cristo sa Baloi, Lanao del Norte. Karamihan sa mga ito ay lumikas sa mga kalapit lugar nang sumiklab ang kaguluhan sa Marawi nitong Mayo. Ang relief distribution ay ginawa sa Gumampong Gymnasium, West Poblacion, Baloi, Lanao Del Norte. Maaga pa lamang nang pumila ang mga kababayang apektado ng kaguluhan. Wala namang pinipili sa pamamahagi ng relief goods […]

WATCH: “Song of Hope” na komposisyon ng isang sundalo para sa Marawi City, nag-viral sa social media

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur (Eagle News) – “Marawi, bumangon ka, tama na ang maling pakikibaka, kapatid gumising ka!” Bahagi ito ng awiting “Bangon Marawi,” isang orihinal na komposisyon ni Sgt. Ronie Halasan ng 1st Infantry Division ng Philippine Army. Ayon kay Halasan, isinulat niya ang nasabing awitin noong unang linggo pa lamang ng bakbakan sa Marawi matapos siyang maghatid ng supplies sa tropa ng gobyernong nakikipagbabakan sa Maute Group. Gusto niya raw ipaabot sa lahat […]

President Duterte sets personal record-high net satisfaction rating despite martial law declaration

(Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte’s net satisfaction rating rose even after he declared martial law across Mindanao, with the popular chief executive even setting a personal record-high score this time around. Duterte’s net satisfaction rating based on the June 2017 survey of the Social Weather Stations was at +66, three points higher than the net satisfaction rating he received in March. The President garnered a +63 net rating in December 2016, when SWS first […]

Venezuela gov’t backers attack opposition National Assembly lawmakers

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelan pro-government militants wielding clubs and pipes stormed into the opposition-held National Assembly Wednesday, attacking lawmakers and leaving seven hurt including three with blood streaming from their heads. The special independence day legislative session turned into a violent, nine-hour siege when supporters of leftist President Nicolas Maduro then blocked the building and prevented 350 lawmakers, staff and others from leaving. Police initially did not intervene, but eventually joined soldiers to keep […]

Social workers teach Marawi evacuees how to react to unexploded bombs

Filipino social workers taught evacuees fleeing Marawi how to identify and react to unexploded bombs on Monday (July 3), as fighting between government troops and Islamist militants continue in the besieged city for the 42nd day. Unexploded Ordinance Risk Facilitator Jhaharah Barrat presented images of grenades, mortar shells and mines to evacuees residing in neighboring Saguiran town, and taught them to immediately report any sighting to authorities. “Anywhere you go when you go to Marawi… […]

Featured video: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un excitedly watches latest missile test

North Korea says it has successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile — a watershed moment in its push to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the mainland United States. The video also shows photos of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un excitedly cheering while watching the missile test. North Korean state TV  declared the ICBM test-firing a success. A news presenter announced, “Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Hwasong-14 test firing, success!” as the Korean Central […]