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Alaska residents accustomed to subzero temperatures are experiencing a heat wave of sorts that is shatteringrecords, with the thermometer jumping to more than 30 degrees Fahrenheit (16.7 Celsius) above normal in some regions. “Both February...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

Investigators of an Ethiopian Airlines crash have concluded that the same system that malfunctioned in an earlier accident off Indonesia was activated, and they are searching for a key piece of equipment that might explain why, according to...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

Vietnam’s growth slowed in the first quarter of this year, dragged down by a weakened agricultural sector hit by aswine flu outbreak and a sharp drop in exports. The communist country is one of Asia’s fastest growing economies, buoyed...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

French film legend Agnes Varda, the only woman director to emerge from the so-called New Wave scene in the 1960s, has died aged 90 after a battle with cancer, her family said Friday. With her two-tone bowl haircut, Varda was seen as the arty,...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

Because Brunei will impose murder on homosexual acts and adultery, Hollywood movie star George Clooney called for boycotting 9 of Brunei, including Beverly Hills Hotel restaurant. George Clooney wrote on the entertainment news site Deadline...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

Fire fighters doused the inferno that broke out at the kitchen market of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) in Gulshan-1 early today. Twenty fire-fighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the blaze around 8:30 am, said fire service...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

The European Union (EU) on Friday said an external company would be auditing EU’s grants to non-government organizations (NGOs) in the Philippines that were allegedly funneled to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA). “The EU now will verify and evaluate these documents. A financial audit by an external...

For the past 15 years, America has sought to put its astronauts back on the Moon, but NASA did not think itcould be done before 2028. On Tuesday, the government of President Donald Trump set a new deadline: 2024. But that timeframe is anything...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar urged the people on Friday to maximize the use of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Executive Order issued by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. “Kung hindi ninyo...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019

The Maritime Safety Week-2019 began today across the country to create awareness among the people on maritime laws and shipping related safety measures. The theme of this year’s Maritime Safety Week is “Secure the Navy journey from...

By Bureau SW on Mar 30th, 2019