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Cavite vice gov ‘shot’ in the chest

February 28, 2015 7:48 pm

CAVITE Vice Governor Jolo Revilla was rushed to the hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday morning. According to Governor Juanito Victor Remulla, the young Revilla was rushed to the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Muntinlupa … Read more »

Blood biomarkers found for chronic fatigue syndrome

February 28, 2015 6:42 pm

WASHINGTON: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease with distinct stages that can be identified through biomarkers in the blood, researchers said Friday, offering hope that earlier diagnosis may improve treatment. Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health said … Read more »

Canada worried as growing number of youths join jihad

February 28, 2015 6:40 pm

MONTREAL: Concerned about a growing number of Canadian youths traveling overseas to join jihadists, and lacking an immediate alternative, political leaders have asked parents to keep a more watchful eye on their children for signs of extremism. “These situations are … Read more »

PNP awaits doctors’ advise whether to return Enrile in his cell or not

February 28, 2015 4:04 pm

Detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, who is facing plunder charges was rushed to Makati Medical Center (MMC) on Thursday after coughing with blood, Philippine National Police (PNP) said. Chief Insp. Dudes Raymond Santos, spokesperson of PNP Health Center, said that … Read more »

PMMA’s school authorities charged as accomplices for hazing exonerated for now – SC

February 28, 2015 4:01 pm

The Supreme Court (SC) has exonerated for now school authorities of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) who were charged for hazing. The SC’s First Division quashed the criminal case for violation of Republic Act No. 8049, or the “Anti-Hazing … Read more »

Toll in Philippine clashes with Abu Sayyaf rises to 26

February 28, 2015 3:51 pm

A military assault on Islamic militants in the southern Philippines entered its fifth day on Saturday, with the toll rising to 24 guerrillas and two soldiers dead, officials said. Ten Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in a two-hour clash on … Read more »

Some 500,000 UK children to die unless anti-smoking rules adopted – research

February 28, 2015 12:16 pm

MOSCOW: More than half a million children in the United Kingdom will die from smoking related diseases if measures curbing the lure of cigarettes are not taken, Cancer Research UK said Friday. “Our latest calculations reveal the appallingly high number … Read more »

Singapore’s former PM Lee Kuan Yew is in “stable” condition: minister

February 28, 2015 12:14 pm

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said on Friday that he has been informed that the founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is in “stable” condition. Yaacob wrote in his social network Friday evening: “I understand that … Read more »

Weak northeast monsoon brings isolated light rains to extreme Northern Luzon

February 28, 2015 12:13 pm

A weak northeast monsoon is bringing isolated light rains to extreme Northern Luzon region Saturday. Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the islands of Batanes, Calayan and Babuyan will experience partly cloudy to at times cloudy skies … Read more »

Leonard Nimoy, Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dead at 83

February 28, 2015 12:07 pm

LOS ANGELES: Veteran actor Leonard Nimoy, who delighted sci-fi fans worldwide with his iconic turn as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan Mr Spock in the “Star Trek” television series and films, died Friday aged 83. Nimoy, who suffered from chronic obstructive … Read more »