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Philippines Urges Tourists to Take Precautions as Maysak Nears

Bloomberg - ‎58 minutes ago‎
This image taken Tuesday March 31, 2015 shows Typhoon Maysak taken by astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti from the International Space Station.
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Being spiritual, careful during Lent

Tempo - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lent is the only time each year when Christians can take some time off from school or work and devote their attention to the essence of their religion, particularly the sacrifice made by the Son of God for all humanity.
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Garissa students thought terror warning was April Fool's joke

News24 - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Kenyan police officers take positions outside the Garissa University College after gunmen attacked the institution. (AP Photo). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories ...
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Your last chance to see a total lunar eclipse from Australia until 2018

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jesus isn't the only one rising again this Easter weekend. A total lunar eclipse will grace our skies on Saturday evening, with the moon bathed in an orange-red glow.
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Dozens of crew members killed after Russian freezer trawler sinks off the east ...

Daily Mail - ‎43 minutes ago‎
A freezer trawler has sunk in a peninsula off the coast of Russia, killing at least 54 crew members. A massive rescue operation involving more than 1,000 people is now underway after the ship, carrying an international crew of 132, sank in the Sea of Okhotsk.
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Massive tea consumption linked to kidney failure

TODAYonline - ‎17 minutes ago‎
WALTHAM (Massachusetts) - The puzzling case of a 56-year-old US man who suddenly developed weakness, fatigue and body aches is leading doctors to warn that massive consumption of tea may be responsible for some unexplained cases of kidney ...
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Tagle, other citizen leaders deny they will pressure public to support BBL

GMA News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The five "citizen leaders" tapped by President Benigno Aquino III to review the controversial proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law clarified Thursday that they are not a pressure group as feared by some lawmakers.
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Miriam wants to prohibit naming of streets, buildings after relatives of govt officials

GMA News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Is your city plaza or road named after a deceased relative of government officials or employees? This will be prohibited once Senate Bill 2707 authored by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is enacted into law.
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CPIB to set up centre for walk-in corruption complaints even as cases hit 30-year ...

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
SINGAPORE - Corruption cases involving the private sector make up 85 per cent of all registered cases for investigation in 2014, while the remaining 15 per cent are cases involving the public sector.
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Tourists spurn Vietnam in the first quarter

Bangkok Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Foreign tourists sit at the terrace of a bar overlooking a road in the old quarter of Hanoi on March 23, 2015. (AFP photo). - +. Related search.
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Canning rep: I needed to defend my stand

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
I was ordered out of the Perak state assembly sitting today by the speaker, SK Devamany, for trying to defend the speech I made yesterday with regard to forgotten and neglected Orang Asli villages in Tasek Temenggor, Gerik, Perak.
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UPDATE 5-US targets overseas cyber attackers with sanctions program

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
... * Order will allow Treasury Department to freeze assets. * Sanctions tools same as those used to combat other threats. * Order addresses a gap in cybersecurity efforts (Adds Chinese foreign ministry comment).
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UN Rights Boss Decries Thai Junta Move as Paving Way for Abuses

Voice of America - ‎49 minutes ago‎
GENEVA—. The United Nations human rights chief said on Thursday that the Thai military government had replaced martial law “with something even more draconian” and called for a return to civilian rule.
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Micronesians in plea for help after typhoon

gulfnews.com - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Hagatna, Guam: Residents in storm wrecked areas of Micronesia appealed for help on Thursday as a clean up began on the worst affected islands after Super Typhoon Maysak swept through the region on its way towards the Philippines.
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Zamboanga City placed under state of calamity due to dry spell

GMA News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Zamboanga City has been placed under a state of calamity due to the effects of a dry spell, with the city government preparing funds for cloud seeding to address the situation.
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BIR maintains advance tax payment scheme for sugar

Inquirer.net - ‎11 hours ago‎
Despite warnings from sugar millers that additional taxes and their respective documentation requirements could lead to a supply shortage, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will proceed with the collection of advance tax payments on sugar.
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Malaysian tourist arrivals in PHL grows fastest in 2014

GMA News - ‎1 hour ago‎
More and more Malaysians are making the Philippines their travel destination, because of the government's pro-active campaign and increasing air travel connectivity between the two countries, an official said Thursday.
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Honda surprises with unveiling of Civic at New York show

Livemint - ‎5 hours ago‎
Honda decided to go with a more aggressive and sporty design to stand out on a crowded market for small cars. Photo: Reuters. New York: Honda Motor Co.
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IBM, Apple launch eight apps on healthcare and more for iOS devices.

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
IBM and Apple have partnered together and announced the addition of eight more apps focused on healthcare and industrial products industries and more, which are designed for iOS devices.
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New Lexus RX gets radical lines

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York Auto Show - The new, fourth-generation RX has been given a serious dose of that radical new design potion that made its smaller NX sibling so unique.
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Bowles stars as Purefoods holds off Talk 'N Text

Arab News - ‎16 hours ago‎
LONG TWO: Purefoods import Denzel Bowles puts up a shot off his Talk 'N Text counterpart Ivan Johnson. GRACE B. CASTILLO. Published - Thursday 2 April 2015.
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A surprisingly silent Floyd Mayweather Sr. says he won't be around much longer

Yahoo Eurosport UK (blog) - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Could the fact that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is reportedly having difficulty with the left-handers in sparring be the reason behind his father's surprise comments?
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Pinoy Catholics observe Visita Iglesia

GMA News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Catholic devotees pray at the Sta. Cruz Church during the Visita Iglesia on Holy Thursday, April 2, 2015. The Visita Iglesia is a Lenten tradition calling for the faithful to pray at seven churches.

Archbishop Cruz: Do good by helping countrymen during typhoon

Inquirer.net - ‎21 hours ago‎
Archbishop emeritus Oscar Cruz has advised the public to do good deeds this Lenten season by helping those who may be affected by the typhoon that is threatening to hit the country on Holy Week.
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China to toughen inspection on air quality data

The Japan Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING - China's vice minister for environmental protection has announced a two-year inspection campaign to root out fake air quality data and accused some local governments of manipulating the data to meet national standards, state media said.
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Questions persist about sexual effects of baldness drug

Daily Mail - ‎9 hours ago‎
A review of 34 clinical trials on a popular drug to treat hair loss in men found that none of the studies adequately reported on sexual side effects, researchers said.
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New studies link pollution to a variety of health risks

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
A faint view of the landmark Arc de Triomphe is seen through a foggy haze in Paris. Photograph: YOAN VALAT/EPA. Sponsored by: Arizona State University.
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