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Western Japan jolted in 6.2-magnitude quake -

The Indian Express

Western Japan jolted in 6.2-magnitude quake
TOKYO, Japan – A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan Friday, severely shaking the region and reportedly causing several injuries, damaging power lines and collapsing a house. The quake struck shortly after 2:00 pm in Tottori prefecture at ...
6.2 quake hits western Japan – USGSRappler
Magnitude 6.6 Quake Causes Strong Shaking in Western JapanBloomberg
Western Japan hit by 6.2-magnitude earthquakeSouth China Morning Post
GMA News -CNN -Daily Mail -The Japan Times
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As Duterte embraces China, Japan's Abe set to roll out warm welcome - GMA News

GMA News

As Duterte embraces China, Japan's Abe set to roll out warm welcome
GMA News
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans private personal meetings with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Tokyo next week, three sources said, seeking to keep him onside with US-led efforts to contain Beijing's South China Sea ambitions.
Solon warns Duterte: Most drugs come from
Palace: Don't 'interpret' Duterte ...Rappler
'Betrayal,' De Lima says of Duterte's shift to ChinaInterAksyon
BusinessWorld Online Edition -TIME -CNN -The Australian Financial Review
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Nintendo Switch aiming to switch up the console status quo -

Nintendo Switch aiming to switch up the console status quo
One known as the Nintendo NX, the Nintendo Switch is the company's new entry into the console market and while there was no mention yet of VR capabilities, the device does show some promise. Image Nintendo. After the long wait and a teaser post on ...
Nintendo Switch Hybrid Game Console Fails to Impress InvestorsNDTV
Nintendo gives sneak geek peak at new portable consoleGMA News
Devs React: Nintendo unveils its hybrid-handheld console SwitchGamasutra
The Sydney Morning Herald -Tech2 -Digital Trends -Ars Technica
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Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos - BBC News

BBC News

Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos
BBC News
Samsung appears to have filed copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset. Many gamers have showcased a modification to video game Grand Theft Auto V, in which sticky bombs were switched with exploding ...
Galaxy Note 7 fiasco: What next for Samsung in India?Firstpost
iPhone7 hits Korean stores in Note 7's absenceDaily Mail
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro With 6GB of RAM, 6-Inch Display Listed Online Ahead of LaunchNDTV
The Japan Times -Tech Times -Yahoo News -The Indian Express
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Gunmen seize Pinoy crewman, Korean ship captain off Tawi-Tawi -

Gunmen seize Pinoy crewman, Korean ship captain off Tawi-Tawi
DAVAO CITY – A Korean ship captain and a Filipino crew member were taken captive by armed men off the coast of Tawi-Tawi on Thursday. Major Filemon Tan, public information chief of the military's Western Mindanao Command based in Zamboanga City, ...
South Korean vessel seajacked in Tawi-Tawi; 2 crew members hostagedManila Bulletin
Abu Sayyafs hijack Korean cargo ship, abduct captain and crewmanMindanao Examiner

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Debate Diary: Front Row for Trump's Bluster and Lies - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Debate Diary: Front Row for Trump's Bluster and Lies
Hollywood Reporter
"Watching Trump reminded me of a small child being caught shoplifting a toy," writes the NBA Hall of Famer about attending the Las Vegas showdown as a guest of Hillary Clinton. "Even with the toy discovered shoved down his pants, he continues to cry ...
Obama calls for 'big' win to ...Rappler
Trump bows to pressure, says he'll accept 'clear election result'Yahoo News
Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't
Washington Post -The Age -New York Daily News -CNN
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Microsoft shares hit high as cloud business flies above estimates - GMA News

GMA News

Microsoft shares hit high as cloud business flies above estimates
GMA News
Microsoft Corp. said sales of its flagship cloud product doubled in its first quarter, propelling earnings above analysts' estimates and sending its shares to an all-time high, breaking past a level hit in 1999 at the peak of the tech stock bubble. The ...
Microsoft 1Q profit tops views, lifting stock to new
Above the clouds: Microsoft shares gain $35 billion, soaring to all-time highThe Sydney Morning Herald
Microsoft's cloud sales buffer Windows painUSA TODAY
Wall Street Journal -Fortune -Yahoo News -The Indian Express
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OPAPP scores violent dispersal of IPs in US Embassy - Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin

OPAPP scores violent dispersal of IPs in US Embassy
Manila Bulletin
The feet of an unidentified militant are still visible under this police vehicle, as two other companions sprawl on the pavement after a violent dispersal of a rally outside the United States Embassy on Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Wednesday. A top ...
Angry PNP chief suspends officers over violent dispersal of anti-US protestBusinessWorld Online Edition
Probe on violent dispersal of anti-US rallyists calledTempo
Senators condemn violent dispersal of Manila protestersSun.Star
Business Mirror -Human Rights Watch
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Fight to retake Mosul going faster than planned, Iraqi PM says - InterAksyon


Fight to retake Mosul going faster than planned, Iraqi PM says
An Iraqi soldier wears a flag after the liberation of Khalidiya village, south of Mosul, from the Islamic State. (photo by Thaier Al-Sudani, Reuters). The online news portal of TV5. EAST AND NORTH OF MOSUL, Iraq -- The offensive to ...
Funding crisis threatens Mosul aid, warn relief workersThe Guardian
US soldier dies as Iraqi special forces join battle for MosulYnetnews
Carter to Meet With Turkey Leaders, Stress Iraqi SovereigntyNew York Times
Daily Mail -Los Angeles Times -World Socialist Web Site -Daily Beast
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Final Trump-Clinton debate draws nearly 72 million viewers

An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday, the figure is lower than their first encounter but the third-largest total ever recorded.

Mexican judge approves drug lord Guzman's US extradition

A Mexican judge rejected on Thursday drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid to block his extradition to the United States, authorities said.

Fire at Saudi oil facility killed two -- company

Two workers died in a fire at a crude oil facility near Riyadh, state oil company Saudi Aramco said Thursday, giving more details about the blaze which occurred a day earlier.

Mosul offensive going faster than planned, Iraqi PM says

The offensive to seize back Mosul from Islamic State is going faster than planned, Iraq's prime minister said on Thursday, as Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a new military operation to clear villages on the city's outskirts.

Trump says he'll accept 'clear' election result, reserves right to challenge

Republican Donald Trump on Thursday said he would accept a "clear" election result but reserved the right to file a legal challenge, clarifying his stance a day after he refused to promise he would trust the outcome if he loses on Nov. 8.

Lawin kills 4; triggers floods, landslide in Ilocos, Cagayan; and shut down highways - Business Mirror

Philippine Star

Lawin kills 4; triggers floods, landslide in Ilocos, Cagayan; and shut down highways
Business Mirror
SUPERTYPHOON Lawin (international code name Haima) battered Northern Luzon with strong rains and powerful winds overnight on Wednesday, killing at least four people, triggering flooding and landslides, and shutting down major highways due to ...
7 dead as 'Lawin' slams into LuzonTempo
Initial reports on effects of Super Typhoon LawinPhilippine Information Agency

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42 out of 163 pass CPA Licensure Exam in Middle East -PRC

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Thursday announced that 42 out of 163 passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure Examination given in the Middle East last month.

8 dead, 2 missing in Typhoon Lawin's wake

MANILA, Philippines -- Eight people were reported dead and two were reported missing in the wake of Typhoon Lawin, the Department of the Interior and Local G

Duterte announces military, economic break with US

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced that he is cutting ties with the United States, the Philippines' long-time ally and tra

UP grads dominate CPA licensure exam, Wesleyan alumnus tops board

MANILA, Philippines – The University of the Philippines emerged as the top performing school in the October 2016 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examin

'Angered' Bato says probe of dispersal at US embassy underway

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police Director General Ronald Dela Rosa on Thursday assured the public that the police officers involved in the vi

Indignation over violent dispersal in Manila reaches Pinoys in HK

HONG KONG — Indignation over Wednesday's violent dispersal of protesters near the US Embassy in Manila has reached Hong Kong, with human rights and peace advocates holding a picket at the Philippine Consulate General on Thursday.

LIST: CPA Licensure Exam passers

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Thursday that 5,429 out of 14,390 examinees passed the Certified Public Accou

PHL, Qatar to sign agreement promoting migrant workers' rights

The Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and its counterpart in Qatar is set to sign an agreement promoting the rights of migrant workers, OFW advocate Susan Ople said Thursday.

Ex-TV reporter accuses Bill Clinton of 1980 sex assaults

WASHINGTON - A former TV reporter on Wednesday accused ex-president Bill Clinton of three sexual assaults in 1980, when Clinton was governor of Arkansas.

Pinay in Iraq finally coming home two months after death

Laida Hajan, a Filipino worker in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, is finally coming home, two months after she passed away.

US, South Korea detect another failed North Korea missile test

North Korea on Thursday conducted what appeared to be its second failed test in a week of a powerful medium-range missile that experts warn could be operationally deployed as early as next year.

In last debate, Trump refuses to say he will accept election results

LAS VEGAS - Republican candidate Donald Trump refused to say on Wednesday that he would accept the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election, leaving open the possibility he would challenge the ultimate outcome.

US vows all-out defense against 'grave' North Korean threat

The United States vowed on Wednesday to do "whatever is necessary" to defend itself, South Korea and other allies against the "grave" threat posed by North Korea, which has conducted two nuclear tests and a series of missile launches this year.

Iraqi couple wins US award for daring missions to rescue Yazidis

Soon after Iraqi lawyer Khaleel Aldakhi and his wife heard the chilling news that Islamic State militants were enslaving Yazidi women and children in Iraq, they began plotting a rescue mission from their home in the northern city of Dohuk.

Two American advisers killed, three wounded by shooter in Afghan capital

A gunman in an Afghan army uniform on Wednesday shot dead at least two American advisers and wounded three more near a base in the Afghan capital before being killed himself, officials said.

Duterte urges OFWs to 'raise hell' vs. corrupt officials

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night faced the Filipino community in Beijing as part of his four-day trip to China with an advice for them to "raise hell" if ever they are being victimized by corrupt officials.

Bad winter delays MH370 search by up to two months, say authorities

SYDNEY - An undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be delayed by up to two months because of bad weather in the Indian Ocean during the southern winter, authorities said on Wednesday.

Obama congratulates next UN chief Guterres on appointment

US President Barack Obama Tuesday congratulated the next UN chief Antonio Guterres on his recent election, pledging that the US would continue to work closely with the world body.  

Pinoy family honored for helping fellow OFWs in Saudi Arabia

A Filipino couple in Saudi Arabia was recently honored for their advocacy in empowering their underprivileged kababayans both in the Philippines and Middle East.

Obama to Trump: 'Stop whining' about rigged vote

President Barack Obama on Tuesday slapped down Donald Trump's claim that the 2016 presidential race is rigged, telling the Republican nominee to "stop whining" and get on with his campaign.

US expects Islamic State to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight

WASHINGTON - The United States expects Islamic State to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city of Mosul, US officials say, although adding that the group's technical ability to develop such weapons is highly limited.

PHL, HK to review ban on window cleaning

Philippine and Hong Kong officials have agreed to review the total ban on Filipino domestic helpers from cleaning the exterior of windows of their employer's flat in high-rise buildings.

Drop boxes in Dubai bus stops to connect Pinoys to consulate

Filipinos can now reach the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai through a number of drop boxes placed at smart shelters that will deliver letters by Filipinos to the consulate on a weekly basis.

176 more stranded OFWs repatriated from Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH – Close to 200 Filipino workers retrenched from Saudi Oger were on their way home finally after months of being stranded in Saudi Arabia, with hopes that they would receive their unpaid salaries before Christmas.

Pinoys in Iraq told to be vigilant as offensive in Mosul starts

As Iraqi forces started their offensive to liberate Mosul from ISIS terrorists, Filipinos in the Middle Eastern country were advised to be vigilant.

PHL defers ban on window cleaning by its workers in HK

Philippine officials here have deferred the implementation of the ban on Filipino domestic helpers to clean the windows of their employer's flat in high-rise buildings.

Embassy kept in the dark about Pinay's death in Iraq for 40 days

A Filipina from Mindanao has been dead for over a month in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq before Filipino officials were informed of her death, Iraq Chargé d'Affaires Elmer Cato said in an emotional post on Facebook.

Gov't help assured to kin of OFW who died in Saudi hospital

Government assistance has been assured to the family of Irma Edloy Jotojot, the Filipino worker who died while confined at a Saudi Arabia hospital in August.

Hans Leo Cacdac assumes post as new OWWA chief

Former Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) chief Hans Leo Cacdac has been named new administrator of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), replacing Rebecca Calzado.

218 pass Electrical Engineer Licensure Exams in Middle East -PRC

Forty-one out of 156 Registered Electrical Engineers and 177 out of 281 Registered Master Electricians successfully passed the Electrical Engineer Licensure Examinations given last month in the Middle East.