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Iglesia Ni Cristo brethren in Canada bring aid, relief goods for forest fire victims

    By Jonah Grace Lopez Eagle News Service, Canada bureau ALBERTA, Canada  (Eagle News) – On May 10, coinciding with the 130th birth anniversary of the Late Brother Felix Y. Manalo, whom the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) members believe to be God’s Last Messenger, some 200 church members drove almost three hours from Edmonton to Lac la Biche in Alberta, Canada where some 2000 relief good bags were handed out. Many of […]

NASA says 1,284 new planets found by Kepler telescope

    by Kerry Sheridan MIAMI, United States (AFP) —  NASA announced Tuesday the discovery of 1,284 new planets outside our solar system, more than doubling the number of exoplanets found with the Kepler space telescope. “This gives us hope that somewhere out there, around a star much like ours, we can eventually discover another Earth,” said Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA headquarters in Washington. The unmanned Kepler space observatory, which launched in 2009, […]

UPDATED: Robredo now on the lead in Vice Presidential race

  MANILA, Philippines (EAGLE NEWS) — Based on the partial and unofficial election results provided by the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), Liberal Party vice-presidential candidate and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo has overtaken rival Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos. As of 5:29 a.m., Tuesday, May 10, Robredo has 13,050,115 votes, while Marcos has 13,000,419 votes. Robredo started taking the lead from Marcos as of the 3 am. count of the KBP. Below is the latest […]

Senator Grace Poe concedes to Davao City mayor Duterte

  (Eagle News) — Senator Grace Poe on Monday night conceded to Davao City Mayor and presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte as unofficial partial quick counts of election returns from the Commission on Elections showed Duterte at an early lead.  As of 10:40 p.m., Duterte leads with 12,606,829 votes based on the partial unofficial quick count of election returns received by the COMELEC. Liberal Party standard bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas II comes in at second with […]

Duterte votes in Davao City

    (Eagle News) – Presidential candidate and survey front runner Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte voted past 2 p.m. on Monday, May 9, becoming the last of the “presidentiables” to cast his vote on election day. Duterte, wore a checkered red polo, when he went to his polling precinct at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School to vote.  He was accompanied by his common-law-wife, Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña. The Davao City mayor has been […]

Mar Roxas votes in Capiz

    (Eagle News) — Liberal Party presidential candidateManuel “Mar” Roxas II voted in precinct 722-A in Poblacion 5, Roxas City, Capiz. He was accompanied by his wife, broadcaster and television personality Korina Sanchez.   Before voting, Roxas first ate at a “carinderia” in a public market in Roxas City. He immediately headed to the Liberal Party headquarters in Quezon City where he continued to monitor the elections.  

INC brethren in Canada prepare aid for wildfire victims

(Eagle News) — Iglesia Ni Cristo members in Canada prepare food and other items to help victims of the forest fire still raging in Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. Some of those affected by the wildfires have already reached Edmonton, Canada with harrowing tales of how they had escaped the infernal flames.   The usual five hours of driving time from Fort McMurray to Edmonton became 15 hours of travel time because of heavy traffic […]

Canada wildfires cause panic

(Eagle News) — These photos of the ongoing wildfire in the Canadian City of Fort McMurray show what residents see there as they try to evacuate from the city.  These photos were taken by Eagle News’ Brother Napoleon Manalo Jr., who, along with his family, were among those who evacuated from the area. The raging wildfires burned many houses and establishments, and residents hurriedly left with whatever belongings they can carry. Brother Napoleon said they […]