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‘I beat Pacquiao,’ trash-talking Broner doesn’t admit defeat

American fighter Adrien Broner, a known trash talker, shrugged off the unanimous decision favoring Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao on Sunday in Las Vegas. In an interview ringside right after the WBA Welterweight title match at the MGM Grand Garden, Broner insisted he beat Pacquiao, the clear crowd favorite. “I beat him. Everybody out there knows […] The post ‘I beat Pacquiao,’ trash-talking Broner doesn’t admit defeat appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Sinulog campaign poster of Imee Marcos taken down by Cebu Mayor

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña ordered the removal of tarpaulins of political candidates in the upcoming midterm elections including that of Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos. Political tarpaulins, TV advertisements and other campaign paraphernalia are already prevalent even though the campaign period has not yet started. The official start date is February 12. Osmeña reminded […] The post Sinulog campaign poster of Imee Marcos taken down by Cebu Mayor appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Activists decry Sri Lankan president’s praise for Duterte’s drugs war

MANILA — Human rights groups expressed alarm at Sri Lanka’s leader on Friday for praising Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody war on drugs as an “example to the whole world”. Despite international condemnation of a crackdown that has killed thousands of Filipinos, visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena told Duterte during a banquet this […] The post Activists decry Sri Lankan president’s praise for Duterte’s drugs war appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Mother Earth’s '10YearChallenge does not look good

Environmental groups have joined in the social media trend known as the “10 year challenge” by sharing pictures of pollution and climate change phenomena that are threatening the Earth. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines posted an image of a used plastic bottle to show the effect of plastic wastes on the environment. Meanwhile, […] The post Mother Earth’s #10YearChallenge does not look good appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum — press secretary

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday. Trump, who attended last year’s Davos event, had planned to go again this year but pulled […] The post Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum — press secretary appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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An app that helps you see if a new hair color will suit you

A smartphone application is letting people change appearance in a matter of seconds through artificial intelligence technologies and augmented reality. YouCam Makeup-Magic Selfie Cam is an app that enables users to virtually put on makeup, change their hair and eye colors and try on different accessories. It also provides a skin care analysis feature that […] The post An app that helps you see if a new hair color will suit you appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Looking into the oversupply of fruits, vegetables in Benguet

Farmers in Benguet province resorted to social media to sell huge supplies of crops at very low prices after being unable to sell them during the holidays. The surplus was reportedly due to the string of cyclones during the third and last quarter of 2018 that affected marketing and production schedules. Some people who noticed […] The post Looking into the oversupply of fruits, vegetables in Benguet appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Plastics, consumer goods makers in $1.5 billion pledge to rein in waste

FRANKFURT — Global companies including BASF, DowDuPont, Procter & Gamble and SABIC have formed an alliance to fight plastic waste, pledging to spend $1.5 billion over the next five years. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), unveiled by its 28 founding companies on Wednesday, convened amid reports of a worsening environmental crisis from about 8 […] The post Plastics, consumer goods makers in $1.5 billion pledge to rein in waste appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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A look at Manila Bay’s pollution and the Clean Water Act of 2004

The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources is taking aim at establishments near Manila Bay which have violated environmental laws passed way back in the early 2000s. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said that hotels, resorts, restaurants and similar establishments will be facing a fine of P20,000 to P200,000 every day for violations incurred starting from […] The post A look at Manila Bay’s pollution and the Clean Water Act of 2004 appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Suicide contagion phenomenon highlights importance of sensitive media reporting

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In character Liza Soberano corrects Enrique Gil’s caption professing his love

Social media users were amused when Liza Soberano corrected Enrique Gil in the comments section of an Instagram post that featured her playing Christine in their upcoming romantic film “Alone/Together.” Gil shared a picture of his love team partner in front of a food stand in the University of the Philippines, one of the settings […] The post In character Liza Soberano corrects Enrique Gil’s caption professing his love appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Beauty bloggers call out university for using them as examples of ‘improper grooming’

Two international beauty bloggers took offense on the Facebook post of Leyte Normal University that used their photos as examples of “improper grooming for men.” Bretman Rock Sacayanan or Bretman Rock and Manny Gutierrez or Manny MUA questioned the post on separate posts on Twitter. The post has already been deleted. Bretman, who was born […] The post Beauty bloggers call out university for using them as examples of ‘improper grooming’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech

WASHINGTON — With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address – a move that could deny him the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse. […] The post As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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DFA officially removes birth certificate requirement for passport renewals

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. signed an order yesterday that made official one of his tweets saying the submission of birth certificates for passport renewals is no longer required. He posted on Twitter a photo of the signed document that removes the birth certificate from the list of requirements in renewing passports. Voila! The emancipation […] The post DFA officially removes birth certificate requirement for passport renewals appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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The sun is always shining on a Jose Rizal monument in the world

A picture of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal’s bronze statue in Rome, Italy recently emerged on social media, prompting a look at how the patriot is revered in other countries. The statue was built in Piazzale Manila during the commemoration of Rizal’s 150th birthday on June 19, 2011 through the Philippine Embassy to the Holy See. […] The post The sun is always shining on a Jose Rizal monument in the world appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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US, Britain conduct first joint drills in contested South China Sea

TOKYO — The United States and Britain have conducted their first joint naval drills in the disputed South China Sea since China built island bases there, the two navies said on Wednesday, as Washington seeks help from allies to keep pressure on Beijing. A U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer the USS McCampbell, which is based […] The post US, Britain conduct first joint drills in contested South China Sea appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. As the largest social media service in nearly every big country, Facebook since 2016 has […] The post Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Reddit forum closed over inappropriate content against women

A community on Reddit containing lewd remarks on photos of Filipino women was taken down due to violation of the platform’s policies and invasion of privacy rights. The forum or subreddit called r/jakolandia featured photos of female celebrities and other private individuals with users making lewd comments and remarks. These images were purportedly taken from […] The post Reddit forum closed over inappropriate content against women appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Brexit bedlam: May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

LONDON — British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. After parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst defeat in modern British history, opposition […] The post Brexit bedlam: May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Global auto leaders urge Trump administration to end trade turmoil

DETROIT — Auto executives gathered in Detroit on Monday called on the Trump administration and Congress to resolve trade disputes, and end the government shutdown, saying political uncertainty is costing the industry. U.S. trade officials are negotiating a new deal with China in hopes of avoiding new tariffs, while a new regional trade agreement with […] The post Global auto leaders urge Trump administration to end trade turmoil appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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