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Consumers’ use of toilet paper wiping out habitat, heating planet, report says

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Americans use more toilet paper than anyone else in the world, helping destroy the habitats of native people who live where it is sourced and contributing to global warming, a research study said on Wednesday. U.S. consumers use roughly three rolls of toilet paper a week, accounting for a […] The post Consumers’ use of toilet paper wiping out habitat, heating planet, report says appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippines revokes Sanofi’s product license for dengue vaccine

The Philippines has permanently halted the sale, distribution and marketing of Sanofi’s dengue vaccine in the country after the French drug maker failed to meet the directives of regulators. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director General Nela Charade Puno said on Tuesday registration certificates for Dengvaxia products have been revoked because of Sanofi’s “brazen defiance” of the […] The post Philippines revokes Sanofi’s product license for dengue vaccine appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippine top diplomat Teddy Locsin’s pro-Nazi sentiments seen as ‘extremely offensive’

A German journalist noted how Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks on killing drug addicts the same way Adolf Hitler had murdered Jews during the Second World War. Television correspondent Arnd Henze interviewed Locsin, who was in Germany for the Munich Security Conference and the inauguration of the Philippine chancery in […] The post Philippine top diplomat Teddy Locsin’s pro-Nazi sentiments seen as ‘extremely offensive’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Kathryn Bernardo motivated a fan to pursue passion for writing stories

Kapamilya star Kathryn Bernardo expressed her delight to the author of a long Twitter thread that tells a fictional love story between her and Daniel Padilla that made rounds on the platform. Based on a report, the Twitter thread called “Along España: A Kathniel Social Serye” was written by a fan named Gwy Saludes and […] The post Kathryn Bernardo motivated a fan to pursue passion for writing stories appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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South Korean women abandon makeup to fight male domination

SEOUL— South Korean university student Yim Ji-su used to sacrifice up to two hours of sleep each morning for her laborious makeup routine – from applying foundation and concealer to perming her shoulder-length hair. But about six months ago, she joined a growing band of young women who have given up makeup and cut their […] The post South Korean women abandon makeup to fight male domination appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Ronald Cardema uses misleading protest photos to justify removal of student scholarships

National Youth Commission Chairman Ronald Cardema showed misleading photos of street rallies in a Facebook post Tuesday to justify his proposal of removing the scholarships of “anti-government” students. Cardema attached four photos of violent street assemblies supposedly to show evidence of his proposal to Duterte on Facebook. However, these photos are old and it’s also […] The post Ronald Cardema uses misleading protest photos to justify removal of student scholarships appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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TNT boys realize dream of performing with Ariana Grande on Late Late Show

Filipino group TNT boys achieved their dream of singing with Grammy winner Ariana Grande during their performance at an episode of “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on February 20. Tawag ng Tanghalan winners Keifer Sanchez, Mackie Empuerto, and Francis Concepcion were singing their rendition of Jennifer Hudson’s “And I Am Telling You I’m […] The post TNT boys realize dream of performing with Ariana Grande on Late Late Show appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Department of Tourism’s ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ logos: Old vs New

The Department of Tourism recently released the new tourism campaign’s logo and typeface by one of the popular creative agencies in the country, BBDO Guerrero. The department retained their slogan ‘More fun in the Philippines’ for the rebranding with just a few minor changes to the typeface. The post Department of Tourism’s ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ logos: Old vs New appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated — BBC

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. “Firstly, I object to what the U.S. has done. This kind of politically motivated act is not acceptable,” Ren told the BBC in an interview. Canada arrested Meng on Dec. 1 at the […] The post Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated — BBC appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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New round of US-China trade talks to begin in Washington on Tuesday

WASHINGTON — A new round of talks between the United States and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday, with follow-up sessions at a higher level later in the week, the White House said on Monday. The talks follow a round of negotiations that ended in Beijing last week without a deal but […] The post New round of US-China trade talks to begin in Washington on Tuesday appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Chel Diokno’s joke on saving himself was not amusing to Ping Lacson

Senatorial aspirant Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno’s tongue-in-cheek response during a segment of ABS-CBN’s debate called “Harapan 2019: The ABS-CBN Senatorial Town Hall Debate” did not sit well with Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. During the “Fast Talk” portion of the debate, Diokno said he’d rather save himself than choose between between President Rodrigo Duterte and House […] The post Chel Diokno’s joke on saving himself was not amusing to Ping Lacson appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Top diplomat Locsin threatens to ‘kill’ staff asking for birth certificate

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. cursed at any personnel who would require passport renewal applicants to bring copies of their birth certificate, raising concerns about how he uses language in social media. A Twitter user on February 18, Monday asked Locsin if birth certificates are required in passport renewals following the data controversy that […] The post Top diplomat Locsin threatens to ‘kill’ staff asking for birth certificate appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Sketchy Facebook page spreads false quotes from Nueva Ecija Gov. Czarina Umali

Nueva Ecija Governor Czarina Umali was the recent target of false reports circulated by a sketchy social media page called NE Patrol. The post on February 11 showed a fabricated photo of News5 with a supposed quote from the governor. It concerns the P50 million worth of tax payer’s money that Umali and her family […] The post Sketchy Facebook page spreads false quotes from Nueva Ecija Gov. Czarina Umali appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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The Logo of the Rings: 2019 SEA Games committee explains logo’s meaning again

The organizing committee of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games released a graphic to once again explain the meaning of the biennial multi-sport event’s logo that was previously criticized. In their Facebook page, the committee said that the 11 rings represent the 11 participating countries in Southeast Asia. When combined to form a shape of the […] The post The Logo of the Rings: 2019 SEA Games committee explains logo’s meaning again appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Pres. Duterte signs law boosting central bank’s powers

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that boosts the central bank’s ability to rein in inflation and increases its capital at a time of volatility in financial markets, the bank said. The new law restores the central bank’s authority to issue debt paper as part of its regular operations, giving it greater flexibility in […] The post Pres. Duterte signs law boosting central bank’s powers appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency through palm

JAKARTA — Indonesia’s two presidential candidates pledged on Sunday to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fuelled by palm oil, to cut costly oil imports by Southeast Asia‘s biggest economy. Indonesia, the world’s biggest palm oil producer, has been pushing for all diesel fuel used in the country to contain biodiesel to boost palm […] The post Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency through palm appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Advocates denounce audience who poked fun at Lumad speakers during UP Fair 2019

Members of the Lumad community who were invited at the University of the Philippines Fair this year got laughed at by some attendees when one of them went onstage to talk. The annual week-long UP Fair with the theme “Rak N Rally” brought in some representatives of the Lumad community as part of the university’s […] The post Advocates denounce audience who poked fun at Lumad speakers during UP Fair 2019 appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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EDSA auto shop fire destroys two cars of Senator JV Ejercito

The fire that broke out at an auto repair shop along EDSA Mandaluyong this Monday morning razed two vehicles of Senator Joseph Victor or “JV” Ejercito, including his “lucky” car. Ejercito expressed on Twitter his sadness over what happened to his vehicles, particularly his 10-year-old Toyota Sequioa. His other vehicle at the site, a Ford […] The post EDSA auto shop fire destroys two cars of Senator JV Ejercito appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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India says two masterminds of Kashmir bombing killed in clash

SRINAGAR, India — Indian security forces on Monday killed two suspected organizers of a deadly suicide bombing in the disputed region of Kashmir that has fuelled tension between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, police said. The suicide bomb attack on a paramilitary police convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir last Thursday killed at least 40 men, the deadliest […] The post India says two masterminds of Kashmir bombing killed in clash appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Larry Gadon ‘true-blooded Marcos loyalist’ answers with incorrect facts in debate

Larry Gadon proclaimed himself as a “true-blooded Marcos loyalist” during his “Fast Talk” segment with Karen Davila in ABS-CBN’s Senatorial Town Hall Debate for the 2019 midterm elections and defended the Marcos regime by proving incorrect answers. Marcos’ ill-gotten wealth  Davila asked Gadon if he believes the Marcoses have ill-gotten wealth, to which the lawyer replied […] The post Larry Gadon ‘true-blooded Marcos loyalist’ answers with incorrect facts in debate appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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