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‘Sobrang lamig’: Philippines’ cold weather inspires memes, banter
Some Filipinos are having a field day on social media amid the Amihan season. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration declared the start of the onset of the Northeast Monsoon or “amihan” season in the country last October. This condition is characterized by the “gradual cooling of the surface air temperature over the northeastern […] The post ‘Sobrang lamig’: Philippines’ cold weather inspires memes, banter appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Ivana Alawi hailed top YouTube Philippines content creator of 2021
Actress-vlogger Ivana Alawi once again ranked as the top YouTube content creator in the Philippines for 2021, according to Google Philippines. Her brother, Hash Alawi, is also included in the list on the 9th spot. Ivana amassed 14.4 million subscribers on the video-sharing platform ever since she joined in 2018. She is known to take […] The post Ivana Alawi hailed top YouTube Philippines content creator of 2021 appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Ateneo issues advisory vs scam using its name, logo, names of alumni
There is an ongoing illegal scheme that uses the logo, name and alumni members of Ateneo de Manila University to deceive students. The AdMU warned the public about this scam last Friday, December 3. “Ateneo de Manila University received reports of a scam that unlawfully uses the name and logo of the University and the […] The post Ateneo issues advisory vs scam using its name, logo, names of alumni appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Philippines tentatively reopens schools as COVID-19 cases ease
MANILA — Some children in the Philippines’ capital Manila returned to school on Monday after a near two-year suspension as the country, which has imposed some of the world’s toughest coronavirus curbs, tries to get life back to normal. Wearing face masks and sitting at desks fitted with plastic screens, the children are part of a […] The post Philippines tentatively reopens schools as COVID-19 cases ease appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Food packs not ornaments: Netizens defend Pasig’s supposed lack of Christmas decors
Several online users gave a shout out to Pasig City government‘s gift-giving initiative in response to remarks of a former city chief executive who claimed that the city government failed to bring the holiday cheer this year. Former Pasig City Mayor Robert “Bobby” Eusebio lamented the lack of Christmas decors in his former jurisdiction. His family’s […] The post Food packs not ornaments: Netizens defend Pasig’s supposed lack of Christmas decors appeared first on Interaksyon.
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MMC director invites ‘anxious’ Pinoys to in-person consultations as COVID-19 cases drop
The medical director of a Makati-based hospital invited Filipinos to reconnect with their respective physicians for in-person consultations after the facility has logged zero census for COVID-19 patients since the pandemic began. Dr. Gia Sison, head of the Wellness Center in Makati Medical Center, shared a statement by medical director Dr. Saturnino Javier who said […] The post MMC director invites ‘anxious’ Pinoys to in-person consultations as COVID-19 cases drop appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Bitcoin below $50,000, at early October levels, after weekend’s battering
HONG KONG — Bitcoin hovered around $49,000 on Monday, down 1.5% on the day, as traders nursed losses after a brutal weekend in which the price of the world’s largest digital asset at one point lost over one fifth of its value. The rout sent bitcoin‘s price and the amount invested in bitcoin futures back to where they were in early […] The post Bitcoin below $50,000, at early October levels, after weekend’s battering appeared first on Interaksyon.
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MMDA offers free Pasig River ferry rides anew
The Metro Manila Development Authority is once again offering free Pasig River ferry rides to commuters going to cities around Metro Manila this December. “Sabi nila, masarap ang libre. Kaya sa Pasig River Ferry Service, masarap na ang biyahe dahil sa walang traffic, libre pa ang pamasahe!” MMDA Pasig River Ferry Service said in a Facebook […] The post MMDA offers free Pasig River ferry rides anew appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Japanese princess celebrates coming of age
TOKYO — Japan’s Princess Aiko, the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, on Sunday celebrated her coming of age at the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo after turning 20 on Wednesday. Aiko, who is not eligible to ascend to the Chrysanthemum Throne, limited by law to males, bowed and smiled to the press wearing a tiara […] The post Japanese princess celebrates coming of age appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Myanmar’s ousted leader Suu Kyi gets four-year jail term in trial —source
Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi received a four-year jail term on Monday on charges of incitement and violations of a law on natural disasters, a source familiar with the proceedings said. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, also said ousted President Win Myint got the same jail sentence in the first verdicts against the former […] The post Myanmar’s ousted leader Suu Kyi gets four-year jail term in trial —source appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Miss Philippines, Armenia enjoy candid moment during Miss Universe 2021 shoot
Miss Universe 2021 bets Beatrice Luigi Gomez and Nane Avetisyan had a candid moment during a photoshoot in Eilat, Israel where some contestants rode all-terrain vehicles in the mountains. The Twitter account of the prestigious beauty pageant uploaded a behind-the-scene footage of Miss Philippines’ Gomez and Miss Armenia Avetisyan’s piggyback ride photo while having fun. […] The post Miss Philippines, Armenia enjoy candid moment during Miss Universe 2021 shoot appeared first on Interaksyon.
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U.S. congressman posts family Christmas picture with guns, days after school shooting
WASHINGTON — A U.S. congressman on Saturday posted a Christmas picture of himself and what appeared to be his family, smiling and posing with an assortment of guns, just days after four teenagers were killed in a shooting at a Michigan high school. “Merry Christmas! ps. Santa, please bring ammo,” U.S. Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky wrote on Twitter. Ethan Crumbley, 15, on Tuesday carried out the deadliest U.S. school shooting this year, the latest […] The post U.S. congressman posts family Christmas picture with guns, days after school shooting appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Pope Francis visits migrant camp on Greek island of Lesbos
LESBOS, Greece — Pope Francis traveled to Lesbos on Sunday to meet asylum-seekers at a migrant camp there on his second visit to the Greek island that was at the forefront of Europe’s refugee crisis. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece during which he has highlighted the struggles of refugees and migrants, an issue that has […] The post Pope Francis visits migrant camp on Greek island of Lesbos appeared first on Interaksyon.
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