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No one left: climate change fuels Guatemalan migration
  COMUNIDAD CERRO AZUL, Guatemala -- Lazaro Yat looked on helplessly as his 17-year-old son left the family home in Guatemala and embarked on the perilous journey to the United States as an undocumented migrant. Two powerful hurricanes that struck the north of the Central American country in 2020 decimated cardamom crops, leaving thousands of indigenous people destitute. "Everyone suffered because their crops were left submerged in water," Yat told AFP from Cerro Azul, a tiny village of barely 500 people at the foot of the mountains in Quiche department. Hurricanes Eta and Iota ripped through this region in October and November 2020 leaving 200 people dead and massiv...Keep on reading: No one left: climate change fuels Guatemalan migration
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Azkals bokya sa Korea
HINDI nakaporma sina team captain Oliver Bias at ang Philippine men's under-23 national football team laban sa defending champions South Korea, 0-3, sa kanilang unang laban sa 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifiers, Lunes ng gabi, sa Jalan Besar Stadium sa Singapore. The post Azkals bokya sa Korea first appeared on Abante.
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Japan’s princess Mako gives up title as she weds her college sweetheart
TOKYO --- Japan's Princess Mako, the niece of the emperor, married college sweetheart Kei Komuro on Tuesday, giving up her royal title and saying she was determined to build a happy life with her "irreplaceable" husband after a tumultuous engagement. In an unusually frank joint news conference with her new husband, Mako said "incorrect" news reports about Komuro had caused her great sadness, stress, and fear. She was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) earlier this year after a four-year engagement plagued by money scandals and intense media scrutiny. "I'm aware that there are various views on our marriage. I feel very sorry for those (for) whom we have caus...Keep on reading: Japan’s princess Mako gives up title as she weds her college sweetheart
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Hong Kong to further tighten COVID-19 travel restrictions
  HONG KONG -- Hong Kong will tighten coronavirus travel restrictions to bring it more into line with the Chinese mainland, its leader said Tuesday, as the city extended its streak of more than two months without a major local outbreak. The announcement came despite concerns from the international hub's business community that the city remains indefinitely cut off from the rest of the world, with one of the strictest mandatory quarantine regimes of any jurisdiction. Most arrivals have to undergo 14 to 21 days of hotel quarantine. Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Hong Kong will now go even further as she tries to persuade China's leaders to restore travel with the main...Keep on reading: Hong Kong to further tighten COVID-19 travel restrictions
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Beijing Marathon postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19
The Beijing Marathon has been postponed indefinitely after Sunday's race was called off amid rising COVID-19 cases in China, the BBC quoted organizers as saying. Organizers said they were canceling next weekend's race "in order to prevent the risk of the epidemic spreading (and) effectively protect the health and safety of the majority of runners, staff and residents," the BBC reported. The marathon was set to return this year after it was suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19. The Wuhan Marathon, which was due to be held last Sunday, was also called off with a new date yet to be determined. China reported 43 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, up from 39 cases a day earlier, the c...Keep on reading: Beijing Marathon postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19
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Sci-fi film ‘Dune’ features Filipino martial art Balintawak Eskrima, director says
Science fiction film “Dune” featured a combat style based on a Philippines’ martial art, according to its director. The director mentioned this in a video released by The New York Times on October 23, ahead the movie’s theatrical release in the country on November 10. “Dune” had already premiered overseas last September. The movie was […] The post Sci-fi film ‘Dune’ features Filipino martial art Balintawak Eskrima, director says appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Commuter Exposes Hardly Practiced Social Distancing Inside Public Bus
Commuter Air Dismay to Hardly Practiced Social Distancing Inside Public Bus A concerned commuter exposes the hardly practiced social distancing inside a public bus where passengers are seen standing. After riding a public utility bus, a commuter named Portia Chua Martin aired her dissatisfaction on Facebook. Despite the government’s mandate to limit passenger capacity to […] The post Commuter Exposes Hardly Practiced Social Distancing Inside Public Bus appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ivana Alawi Speaks About Relationship With Marco Gumabao
Here’s what Ivana Alawi said about Marco Gumabao and their rumored romance. IVANA ALAWI – Famous actress-vlogger Ivana Alawi finally spills the truth about her rumored romance with actor Marco Gumabao. In a previous article, the sweet video of Ivana Alawi and actor Marco Gumabao became viral online. It has recorded the moment when the […] The post Ivana Alawi Speaks About Relationship With Marco Gumabao appeared first on Philippine News.
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Bangladesh’s shanty towns for climate refugees
      DHAKA -- Bibi Salma and Mohammad Ali Asgar lost their home three times before shifting to one of Dhaka's fast-growing slums, just two among millions of Bangladeshis forced to move by rising waters. Experts say that this impoverished delta nation of 170 million people is set for the biggest displacement in human history -- due to climate change. "I remember how our house went completely under water during a flood. It happened so quickly, the tip of the roof disappeared in minutes," said Salma, 35, originally from the island of Bhola 300 kilometers (200 miles) south of Dhaka. "The river was ferocious. It gradually devoured all our farmland and cam...Keep on reading: Bangladesh’s shanty towns for climate refugees
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DOH reports 135 COVID-related deaths
MANILA, Philippines --- The country logged 135 more COVID-related deaths on Tuesday, raising the total deaths due to the disease to 42,077, according to data from the Department of Health (DOH). The deaths compose 1.52 percent of the total 2.76 million confirmed cases of the COVID-19, according to the health department. The DOH has so far reported over 3,600 deaths for October. There were 260 fatalities logged on Thursday, 283 on Friday, 65 on Saturday, 208 on Sunday, and 149 on Monday. There are still 53,642 patients who have the disease, of which 5.8 percent are severe and 2.4 percent are critical. Meanwhile, 74.8 percent are mild, 6.7 percent are asymptoma...Keep on reading: DOH reports 135 COVID-related deaths
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Iris nabingwit ng F2 Logistics
HAHAMBALOS na para sa F2 Logistics Cargo Movers si national team member at veteran setter Iris Tolenada. The post Iris nabingwit ng F2 Logistics first appeared on Abante.
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‘We had to flee’: Somalia on the run from extreme climate
      HARGEISA, Somalia -- The sheep died first, then the goats. When her only camel perished, Yurub Abdi Jama knew that her life as a herder was over, and joined the exodus from her village to the city. Her people in northern Somalia had been herding for generations, born on arid land and accustomed to drought. But they could not outlast the final, unrelenting dry spell that scorched the earth and felled their beasts. "In the past, God would always leave something for us, but now... We had to flee. You go where you can when you lose everything," said Jama, crouched outside the shanty where she now lives, hundreds of miles away in barren hills outside Ha...Keep on reading: ‘We had to flee’: Somalia on the run from extreme climate
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Rosario may ‘spinal shock’
HINDI lamang nagtamo ng bali sa daliri kundi mas may mabigat pa na epekto ang idinadaing sa kasalukuyan ni TNT forward Troy Rosario dahil sa masama nitong pagbagsak sa nakalipas na Game 3 ng 2021 PBA Philippine Cup na ginaganap sa Don Honorio Ventura State University Gym sa Bacolor, Pampanga. The post Rosario may ‘spinal shock’ first appeared on Abante.
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Bongbong says PH should modernize infrastructure to become Asia’s next logistics hub
  MANILA, Philippines --- Presidential aspirant Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Tuesday said modernizing the Philippines' infrastructure will make the country the next logistics hub in Asia. Marcos emphasized the need to upgrade the country's aging seaports, airports and railways, as well as expanding them. "Our strategic location in the Pacific is an advantage that no other country has. It's time for us to leverage this and aspire to become a major logistics hub in the region. To achieve this we will need to modernize our existing seaports, airports, and railways or build new ones where necessary," Marcos Jr. said in a statement. The former senator also highlight...Keep on reading: Bongbong says PH should modernize infrastructure to become Asia’s next logistics hub
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Facebook removes Bolsonaro video linking COVID-19 shots to AIDS
  BRASILIA -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro found himself in social media time-out Monday after his video warning of a supposed link between Covid-19 vaccines and AIDS triggered action by Facebook and YouTube. Facebook removed the offending video, while YouTube went further, suspending the far-right leader for one week in addition to blocking the clip. "We removed a video from Jair Bolsonaro's channel for violating our medical disinformation policies on Covid-19 by claiming that vaccines do not reduce the risk of contracting the disease and that they cause other infectious diseases," YouTube said in a statement sent to AFP. Bolsonaro's latest run-in with social ...Keep on reading: Facebook removes Bolsonaro video linking COVID-19 shots to AIDS
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Ganado in English – Translate “Ganado” in English
Counterpart of Ganado in English & Sample Sentences GANADO IN ENGLISH – Are you looking for the English translation of the term “ganado”? Here’s the English counterpart of this word. Undeniably, a lot of people are doubtful when it comes to the translations of certain Tagalog words in English. In this article, we will review […] The post Ganado in English – Translate “Ganado” in English appeared first on Philippine News.
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Morton bibitbitin Atlanta Braves
IHO-HOST ng Houston Astros ang Atlanta Braves sa Minute Maid Arena para umpisahan ang best-of-seven World Series ngayong araw. The post Morton bibitbitin Atlanta Braves first appeared on Abante.
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Jamie target gold sa Dubai
HINDI mapipigil si national karateka Jamie Lim maghangad sa tagumpay kahit nasa balag ng alanganin na maalis ang sport sa 2024 Paris Olympics sa pagnanais nitong makapagtala ng kasaysayan sa pagsabak sa WKF World Karate Championships sa Nobyembre 16-21 sa Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The post Jamie target gold sa Dubai first appeared on Abante.
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Ramirez aprub pagdagdag ng Olympic events sa SEAG
SUPORTADO ng Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) ang inisyatiba ng ASEAN Sports Ministers na mas magdagdag ng marami pa na Asian at Olympic events sa susunod na edisyon ng Southeast Asian Games na kabilang sa agenda ng 6th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Sports (AMMS-6) sa Huwebes. The post Ramirez aprub pagdagdag ng Olympic events sa SEAG first appeared on Abante.
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Only 4,393 new COVID cases logged due to low number of tests
  MANILA, Philippines --- The country logged only 4,393 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday due to a lower number of tests in laboratories, according to the Department of Health (DOH). With the additional patients, the active tally of COVID-19 is now at 53,642, which is only 1.9 percent of the total 2,765,672 confirmed cases of the disease. Of the active cases, 81.4 percent are mild or asymptomatic. The DOH also recorded 8,470 more recoveries and 135 more deaths. Overall, 2,669,953 patients have already recovered while 135 have died. According to DOH, 8.5 percent of 35,265 people who were tested were found positive for coronavirus on Sunday. "The relatively low cases to...Keep on reading: Only 4,393 new COVID cases logged due to low number of tests
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‘Nowhere is safe’: Philippine typhoon victims live in fear
    GUINOBATAN, Philippines -- A year after a powerful storm sent an avalanche of volcanic rock and sand crashing down, burying her house, Philippine food vendor Florivic Baldoza still lives in an evacuation center. As global warming brings increasingly extreme weather, she now fears "nowhere is safe". Hundreds of families from poor villages around Mayon volcano in Albay province on the country's most populous island of Luzon are waiting for new homes after Typhoon Goni pounded the region last November. "That's the strongest I've ever experienced," Baldoza, 40, told AFP, standing on a mound of dark sand that now covers the house she once shared with her husba...Keep on reading: ‘Nowhere is safe’: Philippine typhoon victims live in fear
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Orlando Bloom Flaunts Chiseled Abs While Decorating Daughter Daisy’s Room
Video of Orlando Bloom Painting In Daughter Daisy’s Room Goes Viral ORLANDO BLOOM – “Lord of The Rings” star Orlando Bloom showed off his chiseled abs while decorating his daughter Daisy Dove’s room. In May 2016, American singer-songwriter Katy Perry revealed that she’s dating ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor Orlando Bloom. They were first spotted […] The post Orlando Bloom Flaunts Chiseled Abs While Decorating Daughter Daisy’s Room appeared first on Philippine News.
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Sapatos ni Jordan nabenta ng P75M
UMABOT sa halagang US$147 million o P75.5 milyon ang Nike Air Ships sneakers ni basketball legend Michael Jordan na naibenta sa Sotheby's Icons of Excellence & Haute Luxury auction sa Las Vegas. The post Sapatos ni Jordan nabenta ng P75M first appeared on Abante.
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Insurers’ net income up 29.4 percent to P24.6 billion in first half of 2021
MANILA, Philippines---Insurers' aggregate bottom line grew 29.4 percent year-on-year to P24.6 billion in the first half of 2021 because of improving economic conditions and more interest in insurance coverage amid a prolonged pandemic, the Insurance Commission (IC) said on Tuesday (Oct. 26). In a statement, Insurance Commissioner Dennis Funa said the combined net income of life and non-life insurers and mutual benefit associations (MBAs) as of end-June rose from P19.03 billion in2020. The premiums they earned, a proxy for sales, climbed 37.5 percent to P187.1 billion during the first six months of 2021 from P136.1 billion in 2020. Total investments also rose 12.1 percent year-on...Keep on reading: Insurers’ net income up 29.4 percent to P24.6 billion in first half of 2021
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Butler, Miami tiniris Orlando
INATAKE ni Jimmy Butler ang rim para umiskor ng 36 at kumalas sa fourth quarter ang Miami para sunugin ang dayong Orlando Magic 107-90. The post Butler, Miami tiniris Orlando first appeared on Abante.
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Foreign debt payment returns PH dollar stash to deficit in September
MANILA, Philippines---More dollars left than entered the Philippines last month as the national government's foreign debt payments outweighed earnings from overseas, according to the Philippine central bank. In a statement, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the country's overall balance of payments position posted a deficit of $412 million in September 2021, marking a reversal from the $2.1-billion surplus recorded in the same month in 2020. "The deficit in September 2021 reflected outflows arising mainly from the debt service payment of the national government's foreign currency debt obligations," the BSP said. The balance of payments account represents the net amo...Keep on reading: Foreign debt payment returns PH dollar stash to deficit in September
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Ayuda sa mga Bicolano
Isa muling mainit na pagbati mga kababayan kong Bicolano! Nitong mga nagdaang araw ay maraming kababayan natin ang nabigyan ng Ako Bicol Party-list ng tulong pangkabuhayan upang sila’y makapagsimula ng munting negosyo sa kanilang komunidad. The post Ayuda sa mga Bicolano first appeared on Abante.
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Pasabog sa ‘Showtime’ Kim napagkamalang Miss Thailand ‘21
Kilig na kilig si Kim Chiu sa chika ni Kisses Delavin na kahawig niya si Miss Thailand Universe 2021, Ann Scott Kemmis. The post Pasabog sa ‘Showtime’ Kim napagkamalang Miss Thailand ‘21 first appeared on Abante.
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Peter Scolari patay sa cancer
Pumanaw na ang Emmy Award-winning actor at ka-partner ni Tom Hanks sa 1980 comedy series na Bosom Buddies na si Peter Scolari. He was 66. Two years na nakipaglaban sa sakit na cancer si Scolari. The post Peter Scolari patay sa cancer first appeared on Abante.
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Leo Consul: Basurero noon, superstar sa Indonesia ngayon
Ang bida ng number one soap opera sa Indonesia na Terpaksa Menikahi (Forced Marriage) ay ang Filipino actor na si Leo Consul. The post Leo Consul: Basurero noon, superstar sa Indonesia ngayon first appeared on Abante.
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