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Is ‘Encantadia’ hurting the GMA Telebabad block?

In order to remake GMA Network’s classic fantaserye Encantadia, some other locally-produced telenovelas were sacrificed in the process. Encantadia‘s inclusion into

ABS-CBN to sue netizens who uploaded ‘The Achy Breaky Hearts’

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp., mother company of Star Cinema Film Productions, is preparing to sue hundreds of netizens who illegally uploaded

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Veteran actor Dick Israel needs help after losing his home in a fire

After suffering a stroke in 2010, veteran character actor Dick Israel has been mostly absent from showbiz. His last TV

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Drinking too much softdrinks may lead to a lower sperm count

The IFLScience website reports that there may be a connection between erectile dysfunction and drinking too much soda. Other studies, meanwhile, point to a connection between soda addiction and a

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DOST and PNR launch Filipino-made hybrid electric trains

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) unveiled the first Filipino designed, developed, and made hybrid electric train on June 25, 2016. The event was spearheaded by DOST Secretary Mario Montejo, incoming DOST Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña, and PNR Chairman Manuel Torres at the Philippine

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Unpacked: Samsung to unveil its highly anticipated Galaxy Note 7 on August 2

On August 2nd, Samsung Electronics will unveil the Galaxy Note7. With added functionality of the S Pen and large screen, the Galaxy Note7 is a powerful instrument for achievement and self-expression, and is made for those who want to get the most from their phones – and their lives. Galaxy

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Is ‘Encantadia’ hurting the GMA Telebabad block?

In order to remake GMA Network’s classic fantaserye Encantadia, some other locally-produced telenovelas were sacrificed in the process. Encantadia‘s inclusion into the GMA Telebabad block caused two series to bid farewell. Before Encatadia debuted on Monday, July 18, Poor Senorita had its final episode on Friday, July 15. And just last Friday. July 22, another Kapuso series, Once Again also aired its last episode.

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Science explains how a dog’s lick can be deadly

Maybe it’s not such a good idea to let your dog lick you. When a 70-year-old woman went through a prolonged hospitalization and almost suffered fatal sepsis, her doctors attributed the cause of her suffering to her companion — an Italian greyhound. She was neither scratched nor bitten, but it had been found that merely allowing your pet dog to

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Motorist warns of people throwing rocks at vehicles on Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway

Last July 18, a netizen posted on Facebook about an unfortunate experience that happened to him while traveling through the MCX (Muntinlupa – Cavite Expressway). The interior designer, who goes by the Facebook username “Nate ..,” warned that “there are people in that area that throw rocks… huge rocks to passing cars in the expressway… Our car was hit alongside

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Number of Filipinos living with HIV has more than tripled in the last decade

DURBAN (July 19, 2016). The number of new HIV infections and the number of people living with the disease has more than tripled over the past decade in the Philippines. Only 33% of the more than 273,000 Filipinos living with HIV receive the antiretroviral (ARTs) drugs that slow the disease’s progression. Beyond the Philippines, the world faces “significant challenges” in ending

Youth group asks Duterte to honor Paris agreement to secure PH’s future

A youth group on Wednesday, July 20, appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to push for the ratification of the historic Paris Agreement that aims to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius (36ºF) and to keep temperatures at 1.5 ºC above pre-industrial levels. “We appeal to our new president to reconsider his position on the Paris Agreement. Ratifying the

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Travel writer asks ‘Is creativity dangerous?’

In an article written for Road Less Travelled, travel writer, blogger, and photographer Ben Farrell questioned if creativity is dangerous. Citing great artists like Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gogh, and Pablo Picasso as examples, Farrell asked if detachment from reality is necessary to come up with incredible works of art. “The great artists and philosophers of the time became recluses