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More than 1400 dead as magnitude-7.8 quake rocks Nepal

USA TODAY - ‎30 minutes ago‎
A powerful earthquake - the country's worst in 80 years - rocked mountainous Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,400 people and leveling buildings and centuries-old temples.
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Bali Nine: Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran await same fate as 'smiling ...

ABC Online - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Drugs were never found on Andrew Chan, yet he is about to face a firing squad. Not handling incriminating evidence is, perhaps, the privilege that comes with being in charge of an ambitious scheme to smuggle hard drugs.
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US Pinoys: Pray to Blessed Mother to protect us from China - ‎2 hours ago‎
“Through prayer and fasting, one can stop wars, one can suspend the laws of nature.”- Blessed Mother Mary to Mirjana, Medjugorje visionary, July 21, 1982.
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Second day with Apple Watch: Still sketchy

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - After two days with the new Apple Watch digital device, I'm still frustrated. Did Apple design a beautiful fashion statement with a gorgeous screen?
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At Gallipoli and London they came to remember the dead of the Dardanelles - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than 1,800 miles of land and sea separated them, but heads of state, royalty, veterans and their families were united on Saturday in remembering those who lost their lives on the beaches of Gallipoli.
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Texters gun for clincher - ‎29 minutes ago‎
RAIN OR SHINE'S Paul Lee draws a foul from Talk 'N Text import Ivan Johnson (partly hidden) as Ranidel de Ocampo also defends.
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Predeparture seminars for OFWs sought

Philippine Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Senate President Franklin Drilon urged concerned government agencies to improve their predeparture orientation and seminars for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to prevent their being used as drug mules.
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NEDA now in charge of Yolanda rehab

Philippine Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has transferred the task of monitoring and ensuring the implementation of the government's massive rehabilitation of provinces severely hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013 to the National Economic and ...
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Wife of Malaysia's jailed Anwar Ibrahim to Run for his Seat

NDTV - ‎7 hours ago‎
File Photo: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, accompanied by his wife Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. (AFP). Kuala Lumpur: The wife of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim today entered the race for the parliamentary seat vacated by her ...
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Memorial tree planted at Duxton Plain Park in honour of Lee Kuan Yew

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
The ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, along with some 500 residents from the late Mr Lee's Tanjong Pagar constituency.
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Chile volcano ash cloud reaches Brazil, flights cancelled

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ash from the Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning this week, reached as far as southern Brazil on Saturday and prompted some airlines to cancel flights to the capitals of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.
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Angelina Jolie scolds UN Security Council for inaction on Syria refugees

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎3 hours ago‎
When asked about Jolie's planned briefing, Syria's UN Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari responded: "She is beautiful." United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, winks as she arrives to speak during a Security Council ...
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UN Chief Appoints New Yemen Special Envoy

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The U.N. chief appointed a new special envoy to Yemen as pressure grows to return to peace talks while fighting continues in the Arab world's poorest country.
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BDO exec lists opportunities, uncertainties in 2015

Business Mirror - ‎9 hours ago‎
BDO Unibank Inc. (BDO) sees a positive outlook on large-scale infrastructure projects in the Philippines on sustained economic growth, but warned of uncertainties hounding the banking industry.
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Top iOS news of the week: WhatsApp calling, malware, haptic

ZDNet - ‎5 hours ago‎
applelogo.jpg WhatsApp enables voice calling on iOS. Popular messaging app WhatsApp has an update that allows users to make voice calls within the app.
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Here's how you can get a $10000 gold Apple Watch for just $349

Mashable - ‎2 hours ago‎
Much has been made about the $10,000 gold Apple Watch Edition, and how unattainable it is for most of us. But one clever consumer decided to take matters into his own hands, and create a gold Apple Watch almost from scratch.
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Apple Watch teardown reveals deactivated blood oxygen sensors

VentureBeat - ‎42 minutes ago‎
A teardown of the Apple Watch by iFixit reveals that the device indeed does contain the sensors needed to measure blood oxygen levels, not just heart rate.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini will not get Android Lollipop

India Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
UK carrier Three has reportedly revealed that Samsung Galaxy S4 mini will not be getting the Android Lollipop update. In a reply to a Twitter user who wanted to know about the latest Android update to Galaxy S4, the carrier made it clear that will not be getting ...
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Fil-Am fighter Striegl stops foe in ONE debut

ABS CBN News - ‎8 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino-American fighter Mark ''Mugen'' Striegl had an impressive ONE Championship debut by dominating erstwhile unbeaten American Casey Suire on Friday night.
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Velalo leads Ph winners in Asian triathlon meet

Manila Standard Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
SBMA, Olongapo City— Brent Velalo led a 1-2-3 finish for young Filipino triathletes in the male 13-15 category even as their female counterparts grabbed two more medals as the young triathletes gave host Philippines a flying start in the 2015 ASTC Asian ...
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Petecio, Fernandez in President's Cup finals - ‎43 minutes ago‎
PALEMBANG, Indonesia—Two Filipino boxers made it to the finals of the 22nd President's Cup at Palembang Center here. Nesthy Petecio stamped her class over Japanese Shimoto Aya for a unanimous decision win and set up a championship match with ...
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Madrid Fusion Manila fever sweeps the Philippines - ‎1 hour ago‎
“I don't cook,” President Benigno Aquino III confessed in his speech before some of the world's best chefs. Malacañang rolled out the red carpet Thursday night for Spain's most celebrated chefs on the eve of Madrid Fusion Manila: Elena Arzak, hailed World's ...
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WATCH: Junior New System, Gwyneth Dorado make it to the grand finals of ...

Philippine Entertainment Portal - ‎Apr 24, 2015‎
Filipino hip-hop dance group Junior New System and Pinay young singer Gwyneth Dorado advance to the grand finals of Asia's Got Talent.
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'Gangnam Style' still rules YouTube with 2.3 Billion views

Manila Bulletin - ‎15 hours ago‎
The first video on the site is “Me at the zoo,” as uploaded by YouTube founder Jawed Karim, which contains footage of his visit to the San Diego Zoo.
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Chinese scientists edit genes of human embryos, raising concerns

Business Standard - ‎3 hours ago‎
The experiment with human embryos was dreaded, yet widely anticipated. Scientists somewhere, researchers said, were trying to edit genes with a technique that would permanently alter the DNA of every cell so any changes would be passed on from ...
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Happy 25 years IN SPAAACE, Hubble – time for you to come home ... eventually

The Register - ‎6 hours ago‎
Pics On 24 April, 1990, the space shuttle Discovery lifted off from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida carrying a very special cargo: 24,490lbs (11,110kg) of advanced optics, electronics, and antennas that made up the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Yellowstone Park supervolcano even bigger than imagined after vast magma ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
A crack team of scientists have discovered a magma chamber underneath the Yellowstone Park supervolcano that is four times bigger and a lot deeper than the well known one above it.
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One of the World's Rarest Sharks Is Also One of the Most Adorable

Newsweek - ‎3 hours ago‎
In 2010, a group studying potential prey species for sperm whales in the Gulf of Mexico hauled in hundreds of them in a net. Among those 3,500 or so creatures was a teeny, tiny pocket shark, one of the most unusual sharks in the world.

Accountant pursues love affair with makeup - ‎54 minutes ago‎
As an accountant for Premier Beauty Supply for six years, all she did was work on spreadsheets all day, related Lorena “Nena” Mondonedo-Perez, founder and CEO of US-based Nena Cosmetics, and that did not really make her happy.

Overseas volunteers help abused victims regain control of their lives - ‎6 hours ago‎
BANGKOK - In a rural area about 400 kilometers north of Bangkok, Hiromi Nakamoto was cheerfully greeted by the young inhabitants of a women's shelter as each of them walked past her.
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