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November 29, 2018 10:06 AM Margaret Atwood to release 'Handmaid's Tale' sequel

'The Testaments' is scheduled for release on September 2019 OTTAWA, Canada – Canadian author Margaret Atwood said Wednesday, November 28, she will publish a sequel to her novel The Handmaid's Tale next year, taking readers deeper into her vision of a dystopian America ruled by a misogynistic theocracy. Atwood said the new book, The Testaments, will pursue 114

November 27, 2018 7:58 AM Tagbilaran Airport to be closed, all flights moving to Bohol-Panglao

The new Bohol-Panglao International Airport will be the sole commercial airport that will serve the province of Bohol MANILA, Philippines – The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced on Tuesday, November 27, that the Tagbilaran Airport in Bohol will be closed starting 6 pm. All flights going to the province will be transferred to the new Bohol-Panglao 120

November 22, 2018 8:26 AM 'Relatively few' Twitter bots responsible for spreading misinformation – study

MANILA, Philippines – A new study in Nature, published Tuesday, November 20, suggests stopping bots is a good way to curb misinformation from spreading due to how disproportionately influential they are in extending the reach of low-credibility content. Researchers from Indiana University in the US and the National University of Defense Technology in China 108

November 21, 2018 6:15 AM MISLEADING: Panguil Bay Bridge photo used in DPWH site is Korean bridge

The DPWH erroneously uses a photo of the Korean Incheon Bridge in an ongoing construction project in Mindanao DPWH ERROR. The Panguil Bay Bridge is set to connect Tangub City in Misamis Occidental and Tubod town in Lanao del Norte. According to its online milestone meter at the Build, Build, Build project implementation is at 14.4% as of posting time. Claim 136

November 21, 2018 5:19 AM Gordon bill to create culture of organ donation among Filipinos

Senator Richard Gordon has filed a bill that aims to create a culture of organ donation among Filipinos. "Explicit Opt-Out laws have long been among the major interventions used to increase the pool of potential donors in countries such as Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland 131

November 14, 2018 12:29 AM Lacson: Lack of Planning in DPWH Cordillera Road Project Can Waste Funds, Cost Lives

Wasting taxpayers' money is bad enough, but potentially endangering lives is worse. Yet, this could be the fate of multibillion-peso infrastructure projects that lack planning - such as the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) Circumferential Road in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. "It's bad enough 105

November 14, 2018 12:09 AM Harry Winston jeweler buys ‘Pink Legacy’ diamond for record $50M —Christie's

GENEVA - The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by US-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on Tuesday. Harry Winston, owned by Swatch whose CEO is Nayla Hayek, daughter of the late Swatch founder Nicolas Hayek, promptly renamed it "The Winston Pink Legacy" 168

November 13, 2018 10:42 AM DPWH reopens bridge connecting Tagaytay to Lemery, Batangas

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Tuesday, November 13, reopened the bridge along Diokno Highway in Calaca, Batangas, two years after it was closed in 2016. The highway, which connects Tagaytay City in Cavite to Lemery in Batangas, was formerly known as Tagaytay-Junction-Calaca-Lemery Road. It was closed due to road slips 104

November 10, 2018 12:46 PM Joblessness rises in Q3 2018 as 9.8 million without work –SWS

The number of Filipinos without a job in the third quarter of the year has gone up compared to the second quarter, according to a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). In its survey done from September 15 to 23, 2018, the SWS found adult joblessness at 22 percent or equivalent to around 9.8 million jobless adults. This is a 2.3-point 166

November 10, 2018 10:50 AM Christmas is bright and magical at Ayala Triangle Gardens

Families and friends can find a larger-than-life Mickey at Ayala Triangle Gardens as Ayala Land, Inc. teams up with The Walt Disney Company for its 10th Festival of Lights, which opened on Nov. 9, dubbed “Reimagine The Magic: A Festival of Lights.” FIND THE HUGE MICKEY. This year’s Ayala Festival of Lights reimagines well-loved Disney soundtracks, bringing 187