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"At this very difficult time, my thoughts and prayers are with those who have seen their homes and property destroyed," she said in a statement.
Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas for more than two days and is only now beginning to move away from the islands and toward Florida. According to the New York Times, the storm was one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record when it ...
 
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The Amazon is currently burning at the highest recorded rate since 2013.
Fire season has officially begun for the Amazon Rainforest. This is said to typically occur from July to September because of the dry season, and usually stops by November. However, nothing seems ordinary about the forest fire this year, and the rate ...
 
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This isn't the first time someone has scaled the fence of the royal residence.
Queen Elizabeth has some of the best security in the world, but that didn't stop an intruder from scaling her fence this week.A 22-year-old unarmed man climbed over the metal fences outside Buckingham Palace around 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, and walked ...
 
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Will this methanol poisoning issue affect the craft liquor industry?
In June, a screencapped message from a certain "Margaux Romero" began circulating on social media and other messenger platforms implicating a local gin in an alleged case of methanol poisoning. Later, it was revealed the supposed gin in question is Cosmic Carabao.Cosmic ...
 
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Here's what you need to know about Mina Chang.
Manila has been abuzz the past two days with unconfirmed reports the U.S. State Department has found its new ambassador to the Philippines.The rumor mill says Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Mina Chang, 32, ...
 
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An investigation into the deaths is ongoing.
Over the course of just five days, three Americans died while staying at two adjacent resort properties in the Dominican Republic.On May 25, Miranda Schaup-Werner, a 41-year-old woman from Pennsylvania who was on vacation with her husband, collapsed suddenly, not long after ...
 
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No one could write a restaurant review as well as this revered writer did.
There was a dinner last night at Toyo. I had to send my regrets. Sayang, I was just thinking to myself, what a shame, I bet I would have seen you there. I haven’t seen you in a while. We have shared ...
 
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The conglomerate’s president and COO Ramon Ang confirmed the news himself.
While Manila Water Company’s shortage crisis continues to affect lives around the metro, San Miguel Corporation has been actively stepping up for months. On May 21, SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon Ang announced during a Petron stakeholder’s meeting that he ...
 
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Vicvic Villavicencio was the founder of the Triple V Group of Restaurants.
Restaurateur Victor Vincent Villavicencio, more popularly known as Vic Vic, has died at the age of 67. Senator Richard Gordon, a friend of the businessman, confirmed the passing in his tweets on Tuesday, April 30.  Villavicencio started in the food business with Kamayan Restaurant ...
 
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The woodlands in England that inspired Pooh's home have been severely damaged.
On Sunday night, a fire broke out in East Sussex's Ashdown Forest—the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. According to the BBC, up to 50 acres of forest land were affected, and when the fire was at its worst, six crews of ...
 
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Some destructions were fatal.
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck the Philippines on April 22, 2019 left many in Luzon shaken. In its wake, the natural occurrence left more than just a couple of items out of place. Operations were immediately halted in transportation systems, road and ...
 
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What to do if you’re in your car, an elevator, the train, or on the stairs during an earthquake.
By now, everyone knows to “duck, cover, and hold on” during an earthquake. But what do you do if the Big One—a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that could hit Metro Manila at any time—happens when you’re not at your desk?What if you’re sleeping in ...
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