Sunday, February 23, 2020

World

9-year-old boy set to graduate from university

A nine-year-old boy is set to graduate from a university this year.Laurent Simons, an electrical engineering student will obtain a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering this December.Laurent’s father said he will embark on a PhD program in...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Has Release Date For New Series

American series Brooklyn Nine-Nine will return to our television screens on February 2020The much-loved show will air its seventh season on February 6 on NBC.The B99 cast expressed their enthusiasm over social media following the announcement.

President Trump says ISIS leader Baghdadi is dead

US President Donald Trump has announced that ISIS chief Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi was dead in a special operations raid Sunday.Baghdadi allegedly detonated an explosive vest that killed him and his three childrenAl-Baghdadi is the highest ranking terrorist...

The implicit influence of China on major corporations

The Hong Kong protests have been going on for almost five months with no end in sightThe Chinese government have done their best to censor pro-Hong Kong messages and imagery from corporations around the worldCorporations like the...

Filipino maids in Hong Kong are concerned about their safety and job security

It has been four months of escalating violence in Hong Kong and Filipino domestic  workers are fearing for their safety and securityViolence has escalated since the controversial ruling of banning of face coverings, as well as the...

Street Artist Banksy’s “Devolved Parliament” Sells for Over $12 Million

Banksy’s controversial artwork sells for over $12 million“Devolved Parliament” depicts Britain’s parliament as primates, a perfect example of how “Life Imitates Art”The sale comes a year after another Banksy piece was sold and shredded in front of...

On China’s Social Credit System

With 2020 looming, China’s Social Credit System is worth looking atThe credit system works in a way where ‘good behavior’ is rewarded points, and ‘bad behavior’ removes points, therefore barring citizens from privileges and city services.

The Panic Surrounding the Upcoming Film ‘Joker’

Joker is one of 2019’s most anticipated films, and even before it hits theatres the movie is already surrounded by controversyIs the worry about the movie promoting gun violence justified or is it unnecessary?Concerns have reached the...

Families of Colorado shooting victims are concerned about upcoming ‘Joker’ film

The much-anticipated ‘Joker’ origin story faces backlash even before it is released to the publicFive family members of the 2012 Colorado shooting wrote a letter to Warner Bros. about their growing concerns towards the portrayal of Joker...

The Groundbreaking Moments of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

The 2019 Emmy Awards went underway and made memorable momentsIt was a night of political statements and historical moments as stars were recognized for their talent and ground-breaking workActors like Billy Porter and Jharrel Jerome made waves,...

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House approves lowering retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years old to 56

House approves House Bill No. 5509 lowering the optional retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years...

JUST IN: The Philippines grabs Gold in Mobile Legends at 2019 SEA Games

Congratulations, Team Philippines. These 'legendary' Filipino e-athletes have slayed their rivals in Mobile Legends on Sunday at the 2019 SEA Games.

Filipino teachers earn $40,900 (Php 2.1 mil) annually in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, USA — This year Clark County School District (CCSD) in Southern Nevada recently hired 57 special education teachers from all over...

MABUHAY! Philippines seizes 2019 SEA Games overall championship

New Clark City, PH — With 88 golds early Sunday, the Philippines is the overall champion ahead of the last three full...

Filipino surfer saves Indonesian competitor in SEA Games, loses the Gold but wins hearts

La Union, PH - Filipino netizens are sharing golden praises to one of its athletes competing in the SEA Games even though...