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July 18, 2018 10:09 AM Art historian says museums ban taking of photos so they can sell own images

Photos in museums have become a regular sight in social media feeds, with many eager to share their own favorite pieces of art—or at times, their own artful portrait. Some museums still maintain rules not to take pictures, and one art historian has come out to say that the reason behind this is to make a profit. Dr. Bendor Grosvenor, a British art historian 8

May 9, 2018 10:15 AM WATCH: Google Assistant makes phone reservation at a beauty salon

Google CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated how their virtual assistant could one day make phone reservations for users, and humans won’t be able to tell the difference. Pichai showed off the technology during his keynote at the Google I/O 2018. The event is being held at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, on May 8-9. Pichai also mentioned 8

March 29, 2018 1:24 PM Improvised bomb found along Maguindanao highway

MAGUINDANAO—An improvised explosive device (IED) was recovered in Barangay Kabingi, Datu Saudi Ampatuan town in this province at about 4 p.m. on Thursday. According to Datu Saudi Ampatuan Chief of Police, Police Senior Inspector Abdulbasit Kulod said the bomb was found by a civilian, who immediately reported his discovery to authorities. The IED was wrapped 7

March 28, 2018 7:09 AM BFAR issues red tide warning on shellfish from 2 Bohol areas

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – In this season of Lent when most Catholics do not eat meat, they should also stay away from shellfish harvested in two areas in Bohol province after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) raised a red tide alert in the capital city of Tagbilaran and in Dauis town. Residents are warned against the gathering and eating 8

March 27, 2018 3:32 AM Palace declares half-day work, classes in public schools on Holy Wednesday

MANILA - Malacañang on Tuesday announced that work in government offices and classes in public schools will be suspended beginning Wednesday noon to give workers and students ample time to prepare for the observance of Lent. "Work in government offices, including government-owned and controlled corporations and local government units, and classes in all public 12

March 25, 2018 10:53 AM Pope urges young people not to remain silent

Pope Francis shakes hands with faithful at the end of the Palm Sunday mass in St. Peter’s square on March 25, 2018 at the Vatican. Palm Sunday marks the sixth and last Sunday of the Christian Holy month of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week. Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to allow themselves to be silenced and to stand up for what they believe 10

March 13, 2018 2:50 AM Batangas hotel offers bike pilgrimage for Lent

The annual 'Bisikleta Iglesia' will kick off on March 24, spanning a 52-kilometer religious and heritage tour BATANGAS CITY, Philippines – Lent is a season for contemplation and acts of devotion. There are various expressions of faith and in Batangas, a spiritual journey can start with a two-wheel pilgrimage. The two-wheel pilgrimage – "Bisikleta Iglesia" 33

March 4, 2018 9:19 PM Entire PDEA unit in Calabarzon relieved

Officers, agents in region linked to extortion, illegal arrests SAN PEDRO CITY — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sacked its entire regional office in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) and placed its personnel under investigation for the illegal issuance of identification cards and bulletproof vests to civilian assets 20

February 14, 2018 9:16 AM Roque to Palace reporters: Flowers, condoms, anyone?

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque distributed on Wednesday condoms in Malacañang in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Roque, through his staff, distributed a box of Department of Health’s lubricated rubber at the press working area at the New Executive Building in Malacañang. Female members of the Malacañang Press Corps, meanwhile, received a bouquet 8

February 13, 2018 9:59 AM Cebuano Catholics exempted from abstinence for Chinese New Year celebration

CEBU CITY-Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has granted Cebuano Catholics, especially those of Chinese descent, an exemption or dispensation from the Lenten discipline of abstinence in celebration of the Chinese New Year on Friday. The 67-year-old prelate, in an interview, said the archdiocese understands the value of the celebration for the Chinese community 16