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Islamic State says Strasbourg shooter was one of its soldiers, gives no evidence

PARIS/CAIRO — Islamic State said the man who killed three people in Strasbourg was one of its soldiers, the group’s Amaq news website said on Thursday, although it provided no evidence for the claim. An online statement from the group’s Amaq news agency said the attacker “was an Islamic State soldier and carried out the […] The post Islamic State says Strasbourg shooter was one of its soldiers, gives no evidence appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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DLSU expected to tap ex-Qatar national basketball team coach

The De La Salle University men’s basketball team has tapped the services of former Qatar men’s basketball national team head coach Tim Lewis to lead squad in Season 82 of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines. Several sports news outlets early on Friday reported that the Taft-based university is expected to tap Lewis, a […] The post DLSU expected to tap ex-Qatar national basketball team coach appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Harden’s 50-point triple-double lifts Rockets past Lakers

James Harden recorded a 50-point triple-double and came through during a decisive stretch in the fourth quarter to lift the host Houston Rockets to a 126-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday. In what was a signature win for the Rockets, Harden posted 50 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists to thwart the […] The post Harden’s 50-point triple-double lifts Rockets past Lakers appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Ateneo probe finds story of rape on campus ‘likely a hoax’

The administration of the Ateneo de Manila University announced that the alleged rape on its campus narrated through an anonymous post on a Facebook page was “likely a hoax” after an investigation. Vice President for the Loyola Schools Maria Luz Vilches in a statement released on Friday morning discussed the findings of the investigation that started […] The post Ateneo probe finds story of rape on campus ‘likely a hoax’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Albie Casiño’s Instagram story exposed girls’ ‘abusers.’ Will it help?

Filipinos saw the rise of men and women telling their stories of sexual harassment and naming the perpetrators on social media. Just this December, a series of posts from girls who were apparent victims of sexual misconduct surfaced with names of suspects. Actor Albie Casiño even posted an Instagram story indicating the names of the […] The post Albie Casiño’s Instagram story exposed girls’ ‘abusers.’ Will it help? appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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The makings of Catriona Gray’s ‘lava walk’ and ‘Ibong Adarna’ evening gown

Miss Universe Philippines Catriona Gray was the hot topic on social media last night for her signature walk and her symbolic orange evening dress during the preliminary competitions held at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Gray competed against 92 contestants during the swimsuit and evening wear competitions of the prestigious Miss Universe pageant on […] The post The makings of Catriona Gray’s ‘lava walk’ and ‘Ibong Adarna’ evening gown appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Why Angkas plans to continue operations despite Supreme Court ruling

Motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas announced that it will continue operations despite the Supreme Court’s recent resolution allowing the Land Transportation, Francising and Regulatory Board to apprehend their riders. Angkas Spokesperson George Royeca in a statement to reporters on Friday said the company would continue its services as the temporary restraining order issued by the high […] The post Why Angkas plans to continue operations despite Supreme Court ruling appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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High stocks, low prices clog palm oil supply chain in Southeast Asia

KUALA LUMPUR — Palm oil suppliers across Southeast Asia are struggling to cope with record output, with plantations delaying harvest and mills stalling on deliveries as storage tanks overflow, multiple industry sources said. Inventories of the edible oil used to make consumer goods like shampoo, ice cream and cosmetics, usually peak between the third and fourth quarters of the […] The post High stocks, low prices clog palm oil supply chain in Southeast Asia appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Tsunami, Cobra, Infinity, Lava: A look at the many walks of Miss Universe Philippines

Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray stunned spectators and her fans when she executed her signature walk in the preliminary swimsuit competition of the beauty pageant. The 24-year-old showed off her pink asymmetrical swimwear that was designed by Thai Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana and did a slow yet graceful turn when she reached the end of […] The post Tsunami, Cobra, Infinity, Lava: A look at the many walks of Miss Universe Philippines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Did Pope Francis really endorse President Duterte’s war on drugs?

Online articles claiming that Pope Francis endorsed President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration and his bloody drug war turned out to be incorrect following a fact-check by news agencies. One of these articles was a banner story of The Daily Tribune while the other one came from dubious website Philnetizen. Both were published on December 3. The […] The post Did Pope Francis really endorse President Duterte’s war on drugs? appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Tabloid says it worked with Trump campaign to pay 2016 hush money -prosecutors

NEW YORK — The publisher of the National Enquirer tabloid newspaper has admitted it paid hush money to a former Playboy magazine model to prevent her from going public ahead of the 2016 election with claims that she had an affair with President Donald Trump. Federal prosecutors in New York said on Wednesday that American […] The post Tabloid says it worked with Trump campaign to pay 2016 hush money -prosecutors appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Davis’ season-high 44 points help Pelicans stop Thunder

Anthony Davis had his second consecutive 40-plus point game as the host New Orleans Pelicans cooled off the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-114 on Wednesday night. Davis, who had 41 points in a loss at Boston on Monday, scored a season-high with 44 points and added 18 rebounds as the Pelicans alternated wins and losses for […] The post Davis’ season-high 44 points help Pelicans stop Thunder appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ emerges as the most streamed song of the 20th century

Fans and music enthusiasts are elated when Universal Music Group announced that British rock band Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is officially considered the most streamed song on the internet from the 20th century. UMG noted that Queen broke records when it surpassed a whopping figure of 1.6 billion streams for a song and its official video […] The post ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ emerges as the most streamed song of the 20th century appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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PNP’s open support for senatorial hopeful and why it violates rules

A tarpaulin of former presidential aide Bong Go was spotted at the Philippine National Police’s Camp Bagong Diwa despite the police ethics code saying PNP should be apolitical. A picture of it was uploaded on Facebook by a user who also recalled President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks three months ago on the uniformed government personnel’s stand […] The post PNP’s open support for senatorial hopeful and why it violates rules appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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DSWD’s reminder against helping beggars points to larger problem of ethnic peoples

To avoid giving alms to beggars this holiday season has been a constant reminder of the Department of Social Welfare and Development to the public for years. Many of these are members of the Badjao and Aeta ethnic groups, DSWD said, whose numbers proliferate in Metro Manila during this time of the year. Glenda Relova, […] The post DSWD’s reminder against helping beggars points to larger problem of ethnic peoples appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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More questions about the new martial law extension

Those opposing the extension of martial law in the island of Mindanao continue to question the necessity of another year-long extension of martial rule in the region, claiming their concerns have not been properly addressed. Existence of rebellion, uprising Some opposition lawmakers at the joint congressional session on Wednesday, December 12 questioned why President Rodrigo […] The post More questions about the new martial law extension appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Why the proposal to bring a Balangiga bell to National Museum is opposed

A proposal to install one of the recently-returned Balangiga Church Bells at the National Museum in Manila was opposed by members of the Catholic church. Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri’s Senate Resolution 965 which he filed shortly before the return of the three bells taken during the Philippine-American War in 1901 seeks to put one of […] The post Why the proposal to bring a Balangiga bell to National Museum is opposed appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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TIME’s Person of the Year recognizes global assault on journalism

Time Magazine has just announced its “Person of the Year” for 2018, and for once, it isn’t one person. This time it is four people and a newspaper. Collectively calling them “The Guardians,” Time has awarded the accolade to the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa who edits the Rappler news website, […] The post TIME’s Person of the Year recognizes global assault on journalism appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippine central bank pauses, holds key rate after hiking spree

MANILA — A cooling of inflation allowed the Philippine central bank to leave its benchmark interest rate on hold on Thursday after five straight hikes, but it said it was ready to take action if needed to keep prices in check. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) left the rate on its overnight reverse repurchase facility […] The post Philippine central bank pauses, holds key rate after hiking spree appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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The case of Miss USA bashing fellow Miss Universe candidates over their English skills

A video of a Miss Universe 2018 candidate bashing two of her fellow candidates for their English skills recalled the debate on whether candidates should be required to understand the language or not. Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers slammed Miss Cambodia Rern Nat for not speaking English while she made fun of Miss Vietnam H’Hen Nie, although […] The post The case of Miss USA bashing fellow Miss Universe candidates over their English skills appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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