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Powerful quake damages buildings in Croatia capital amid coronavirus scare

  ZAGREB, Croatia (AFP) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake tore down chunks of buildings in Zagreb and left a teenager in critical condition on Sunday, state media reported, as authorities warned residents not to gather together and further spread the coronavirus. The quake, the most powerful to strike the Croatia capital in nearly 140 years according to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, jolted the city at around 6:00 am local time (0500 GMT), sending panicked residents running […]

In photos: President Duterte undergoes COVID-19 test, along with Sen. Bong Go

  (Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte underwent testing for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) along with his former aide, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, at the Bahay Pagbabago in the Malacanang grounds at around 5 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2020. They were tested by health personnel from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) led by Director Celia Carlos. Go, earlier explained in a statement, that they decided to take the test even though they do no […]

Senator Dela Rosa posts photo of PNP chief Gamboa in hospital to show that he’s okay

(Eagle News) — Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa visited Philippine National Police chief Gen. Archie Gamboa as well as the other police officers who were injured in the helicopter crash at the St. Lukes’ Medical Center-Global City in Taguig City. Dela Rosa, a former PNP chief, also posed for a photo with Gamboa showing the police chief making a thumbs-up sign to show that he is okay. Gamboa is now in a stable condition, as […]

Indian ambassador to the PHL makes a courtesy call on Iglesia Ni Cristo Executive Minister

  (Eagle News) – The Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Philippines, H.E. Jaideep Mazumdar, visited Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo on Wednesday, Feb. 26. at the new INC Museum in Quezon City. This was the first time that an ambassador from India, the second most populous country in the world, made a courtesy call on the INC Executive Minister. In September last year, the INC, […]

30 Filipinos from Wuhan City arrive in Clark, brought to New Clark City for 14-day quarantine — DFA

  (Eagle News) — Thirty (30) Filipinos from Wuhan City, the ground zero of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Disease (2019-nCoV ARD), have been flown to the country, arriving at the Clark Air Base on Sunday, Feb. 9, through the efforts of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The repatriated Filipinos included 29 adults and one infant. They were onboard the chartered flight which landed at the Haribon Hangar in Clark Air Base. The […]

In photos: Scenes of locust infestation threatening East Africa; UN warns numbers could double 500 times by June

      “Ravenous swarms” of desert locusts in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, already unprecedented in their size and destructive potential, threaten to ravage the entire East Africa subregion, the UN warned Monday. Recent weather in the region has created conditions that favour rapid reproduction of the crop-devouring insects. Left unchecked, their numbers could grow 500 times by June, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said. “The speed of the pest’s spread and the […]

In photos: President Duterte dines at a local eatery

(Eagle News)–In these photos uploaded on Senator Bong Go’s Facebook account, President Rodrigo Duterte is seen eating at a local eatery. Go, who was Duterte’s aide before he became senator, said the President had an “early breakfast” today, Jan. 25. It was unclear where the local eatery was located.

INC’s “very positive impact” to the world highlighted by Canadian Parliament member in courtesy call to Brother Eduardo Manalo

  (Eagle News) – The Parliament Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons in Canada, His Excellency Kevin Lamoureaux, made a courtesy call on Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo on Tuesday, Jan. 21, expressing to the INC leader how the Church had made a “very positive impact” in the world. A leading member of the Parliament of Canada representing Winnipeg North, Lamoureaux, cited […]

In photos: Reaching out to help more victims of Taal eruption, INC continues relief distribution, medical mission

  (Eagle News) — The Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) again held its Lingap sa Mamamayan (Aid to Humanity) in various areas in Batangas affected by the recent Taal Volcano eruption on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The continuation of the INC’s humanitarian effort to help people affected by the continuous volcanic activity of Taal was done in cooperation with the Felix Y. Manalo Foundation. The INC first held its Lingap sa Mamamayan for Taal […]

In photos: Duterte rides motorcycle in PSG compound

(Eagle News)–In these pictures from   Senator Bong Go, President Rodrigo Duterte is seen driving around the Presidential Security Group compound. Go, Duterte’s former long-time aide, said this took place on Wednesday night. The senator said he also rode around the compound with a motorcycle. “Boss Mayor Rody, pa Arbor muna at maka Stroll muna sa compound lang!” Go said. Duterte has been very vocal about his love for motorcycles, admitting publicly that he  figured in […]

“Continuous eruption” with 500 meter high lava fountains, 2-km high steam plumes noted in Taal volcano – PHIVOLCS

(Eagle News) – Taal Volcano’s main crater has exhibited “continuous eruption” for the past 24 hours that created fountains of lava as high as 500 meters and about two kilometers of dark gray steam plumes. This was according to the 8.m. Taal Volcano bulletin of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) issued on Tuesday, Jan. 14, which also noted “flashes of volcanic lighting” at the base of the plumes. “For the past 24 […]

INC holds series of Lingap sa Mamamayan for Batangas and Cavite residents affected by Taal volcano eruption

    (Eagle News) — The Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) started a series of Aid to Humanity or Lingap sa Mamamayan events in various areas in Batangas and Cavite on Monday, Jan. 13 to give aid to affected residents who continued to feel the effects of the ongoing volcanic activity of Taal Volcano just a day after it erupted with columns of steam and sufuric ash. Thousands of goodwill bags were distributed to […]