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‘Very dangerous storm’ Dorian causing widespread power outages, damage

‘Very dangerous storm’ Dorian causing widespread power outages, damage

HALIFAX — Dorian slammed into the Maritimes on Saturday, its powerful gusts uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and yanking down power lines — leaving more than 450,000 people in the dark as the post−tropical storm made landfall near Halifax. Torrential rain, pounding surf and howling winds reaching up to 148 kilometres per hour were reported early in the evening, with the region’s largest city appearing to suffer the most damage. “The most...

Philippines and China sign 6 deals in Duterte’s 5th Beijing visit

Philippines and China sign 6 deals in Duterte’s 5th Beijing visit

BEIJING – President Rodrigo R. Duterte bagged six deals with China during his bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping here Thursday evening. The documents signed between the Philippines and China include two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) – one on Higher Education Cooperation between the Commission on Higher Education and Ministry of Education of China, and on Science and Technology Cooperation...

Ex-rebels confirm Communist Party of the Phils – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) recruitment in schools

Ex-rebels confirm Communist Party of the Phils – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) recruitment in schools

MANILA — Four former rebels on Wednesday confirmed before the Senate that students are being recruited from various schools nationwide to join the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA). Testifying before the Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs headed by Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, the former rebels also shed light into the recruitment methods employed by...

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