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Sugar shortage due to El Niño

The Sugar Regulatory Administration plans to import additional sugar as production of said agricultural product suffers a down slide due to the effects of El Niño. (Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing by Jericho Morales, Uploaded by MRFaith Bonalos) https://youtu.be/Ml6fZoQWux4

BOC warns public against fake medicine

After intercepting several shipments of fake medicine from China in the Manila International Cargo Port, the Bureau of Customs asked the public to be careful in buying medicine. The BOC was able to intercept 5 million fake Biogesic tablets and 1 million fake Solmux capsules. (Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing by Jericho Morales, Uploaded by MRFaith Bonalos)

Living with asthma

QUEZON City, Philippines (January 15) – Asthma cannot be cured fully but it is possible to control the symptoms with treatment. If you have asthma, it is important to know its causes or triggers.   And also, it is important to know how to manage it. Avoidance of precipitating factors can be helpful. Asthma affects people of all ages, but it most often starts during childhood. A common lung disorder in which inflammation causes the bronchi to […]

Shellfish ban in Pilar town still up

Two more consecutive week laboratory tests having negative results to paralytic shellfish poison are needed to lift the shellfish ban in the coastal water in Pilar. Capiz Office of the Provincial Agriculturist head Sylvia dela Cruz said that in order that the shellfish ban will be lifted, there must be three negative red tide results in the shellfish meat samples, wherin laboratory tests will be conducted weekly. Dela Cruz explained that so far the first […]

Kauna-unahang microsatellite ng Pilipinas, inilabas na

Inilabas na ang kauna-unahang microsatellite ng Pilipinas na nabuo sa pakikipagtulungan ng mga Japanese at Filipino researchers. Ang nasabing microsatellite ay tinawag na Diwata-1. Gagamitin umano ang bagong micro-satellite para sa earth exploration, disaster at weather monitoring.

NASA set to award space station cargo contracts

A three-way competition to fly cargo to the International Space Station for NASA has ended, and the U.S. space agency announce the winners on Thursday (January 14). “With that today we are announcing the next chapter in the path of public private partnership with American companies. To ensure that NASA maintains the capability to resupply the space station from the United States through 2024,” Ellen Ochoa, NASA Space Center Director said. “First Orbital ATK of […]

WHO declares Liberia Ebola free

The World Health Organization declares an end to the two-year Ebola virus outbreak in the African nation of Liberia and is ready to make an announcement that said nation is Ebola-free. The last Ebola case was recorded 42 days ago and test results returned negative. <em>(Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing by Jericho Morales, Uploaded by MRFaith Bonalos)</em> https://youtu.be/6abg6m7HHq8

‘El Chapo’s’ style makes statement for California fashion firm

The saga of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who was captured on Friday (January 8) in Mexico, is a good fit for one Los Angeles clothing company. Guzman was photographed in a shirt from apparel firm Barabas shaking hands with Sean Penn in an image accompanying the actor’s recent Rolling Stone article about the fugitive. Barabas quickly capitalized on the drug kingpin’s taste for the abstract-design shirt that features bright blue stripes, posting on […]

Liberia set to be declared Ebola free, ending West African epidemic

Liberia is set to be declared Ebola-free on Thursday (January 14) for the third time in a year as West Africa appears to finally be over the epidemic that left over 11,000 people dead since it began in early 2014. Even though Sierra Leone had the highest number of Ebola cases at 14,122 compared to Liberia’s 10,675, the death toll was highest in Liberia at 4,809, with Guinea registering 2,536 deaths from 3,804 cases, according […]

All about the stamps!

QUEZON City, Philippines (January 13) – Do you know what philately is? It is a hobby that owes much to the postmen. It is the term for studying and collecting stamps and was coined by Georges Herpin in 1865. The term derived from the Ancient Greek φιλο (philo), meaning “love of” and ἀτέλεια (atelīa), meaning “without tax.” Before, postmen have to chase the recipient for payment of their letter but people developed certain codes written outside the envelope so they […]