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Kerosene is top poison for kids

July 30, 2014 10:06 am

An environmental watchdog promoting “Clean and Safe Homes for Zero Poisoning Incidents” has cautioned parents against storing kerosene in beverage containers and within reach of a curious child. Kerosene, a fuel commonly used for lamps and stoves, can harm young … Read more »

Heavy casualties reported in China’s Xinjiang terror attack

July 30, 2014 10:04 am

URUMQI: Dozens of civilians were killed or injured in a terrorist attack early on Monday morning in Shache County, Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local police said. A gang armed with knives and axes attacked a police … Read more »

100 Palestinians killed in deadliest day of Gaza conflict

July 30, 2014 10:02 am

GAZA: Israel on Tuesday intensified its air and ground strikes on the Gaza Strip, killing at least 100 Palestinians in a deadliest day since the beginning of its military campaign against militants in the coastal enclave on July 8, medics … Read more »

‘Inday’ to exit PAR on Friday

July 30, 2014 10:01 am

Tropical depression “Inday” has maintained its strength and changed direction from northwest to west northwest, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Wednesday. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Buddy Javier said that as of … Read more »

Strong quake hits Mexico, shakes capital

July 29, 2014 9:36 pm

MEXICO CITY: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Mexico on Tuesday, shaking buildings as far as the capital and rousing people out of their beds at dawn. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The US Geological Survey said … Read more »

TD ‘Inday’ maintains strength, gains speed

July 29, 2014 8:49 pm

Tropical depression “Inday” has maintained its strength and direction of movement but accelerated while still over the sea off Cagayan, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Tuesday. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Samuel … Read more »

Archbishop confirms Pope Francis visit to PHL on Jan. 15 to 19 next year

July 29, 2014 8:48 pm

Pope Francis will visit the Philippines from January 15 to 19, 2015 which also marks the 20th anniversary of the World Youth Day in Manila in 1995. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Tuesday announced the Apostolic Visit during … Read more »

Senators want Enrile, Estrada, Revilla to stay in Camp Crame

July 29, 2014 5:50 pm

A resolution has been filed at the Senate seeking the continuous detention of Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jose “Jinggoy” Ejercito Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla in Camp Crame in Quezon City. The resolution authored by Senators Vicente Sotto 3rd and … Read more »

PhilHealth to cover street children, PWDs, indigenous people – DOH

July 29, 2014 3:34 pm

Street children, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and even surrenderers and indigenous peoples (IPs) will be covered by PhilHealth (Philippine Health Insurance Corp.), according to the Department of Health (DOH). DOH Secretary Enrique Ona said there are still many poor Filipinos … Read more »

President Aquino says he reformed government system to regain public trust

July 29, 2014 3:32 pm

President Benigno Aquino 3rd said during his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday that he instituted reforms in the government system to regain the people’s trust. “Tunay nga po: Tiwala ang pundasyon ng mabuting pamamahalan… Tiwala na … Read more »