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Haiti's untreated wounds

Haiti's untreated wounds

Tweet It’s been more than 10 days since the earthquake in Haiti happened yet many haven’t received treatment.  The earthquake occurred 16:53 local time (21:53 UTC) on the 12th of January 2010, Tuesday, with a magnitude of 7.0. "It’s very difficult to treat people here because for a long time, they haven’t seen any [Continue reading]

Pacquiao-Clottey, now official!!!

Pacquiao-Clottey, now official!!!

Tweet   Texas-Manny Pacquiao and Joshua Clottey were all beaming for the announcemet of their slated fight on welterweight division. Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s trainer, conveyed his excitement by saying that this match is going to be the Super Bowl of Boxing. Undeniably so,  the opening number of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders [Continue reading]

Universal Studios Resort to open in South Korea in 2014

Universal Studios Resort to open in South Korea in 2014

Tweet   Universal Studios in Korea is scheduled to open in early 2014, said by the developers of Universal Studio Theme park and resort . It will be the largest project in Asia, the original plan was it would be up and running in 2012 according to the announcement last May 2007. Governor of Gyeonggi [Continue reading]

Checked bag fees in American Airlines expect to increase in February

Checked bag fees in American Airlines expect to increase in February

Tweet   Texas- On February 1 American Airlines will raise its fees on checked bags for passengers buying tickets starting February 1. The present charge for checked bag is $20, on February the charge will be $25 on flights in the US, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. The fees apply to passengers on the [Continue reading]

Oil rises above $78 in Asia on bargain hunting

Tweet   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Oil prices rose above $78 a barrel Tuesday in Asia, spurred by bargain hunting amid a weaker dollar and after gains in European shares. Benchmark crude for February delivery was up 35 cents to $78.35 a barrel in electronic trading at early afternoon Kuala Lumpur time on the New [Continue reading]

China, censoring Avatar

China, censoring Avatar

Tweet     The state-run China Film Group has instructed cinemas to stop showing the ordinary version Of Avatar from January  23. Despite the long queues for tickets, this is to make way for a more patriotic film- a life of Confucius. Blogs are buzzing with the News of Avatar’s  impending disappearance. The film was [Continue reading]

20 in Pakistan killed in US Drone Attack

20 in Pakistan killed in US Drone Attack

Tweet A drone attack on a suspected militant compound killed 20 in South Waziristan early Sunday Morning, Pakistani officials said. In the past 4 days, this was the third attack targeting the Shaktoi  region. United States is the only country in the region known to have the ability to launch missiles from drones, which are [Continue reading]

Pinoys found safe in Haiti

Pinoys found safe in Haiti

Tweet According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, Filipinos and other foreigners in different sections of Port-au-Prince, Haiti have been reached finally by the relief authorities, giving them relief assistance. In his latest situation report, 10th Philippine Contingent commander Lt. Col. Lope Dagoy said that an initial census of Filipinos in [Continue reading]

Hollywood Broke Brittany Murphy’s Heart

Hollywood Broke Brittany Murphy’s Heart

Tweet Brittany Murphy’s death, until now, is still too hard to understand. Simon Monjach, actress’s husband and Sharon Murphy, the mother opened up when they guested to Larry King Live.     “It’s like rebirth. There’s not enough time, your dreams, be they good or bad,when you wake up and I reach out to touch [Continue reading]

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