Day: January 13, 2020

Pearl Jam Announce New Album ‘Gigaton’

NewsWritten by Jackson Langford on January 14, 2020 Heads up, Pearl Jam fans! The legendary band have marked their return today with the announcement of their highly anticipated new album Gigaton. Gigaton is the follow-up to the band’s GRAMMY-winning 2013 album Lightning Bolt, and marks their eleventh studio album overall. “Making this record was a long journey,” […]

Thailand reports case of coronavirus from China

BANGKOK – A Chinese visitor to Thailand has been confirmed to be infected with a new strain of coronavirus that has been linked to a pneumonia outbreak in central China, health officials said Monday. Wong Ka-hing, the Controller of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health holds a Wuhan Municipal Health Commission […]

FOMO Festival – Parramatta Park, Sydney 11/1/20

Gig ReviewsWritten by Jackson Langford on January 14, 2020 FOMO Festival has been working hard at making a name for itself these past few years for having a lineup that is refreshingly different to every other festival taking place at around the same time. Constantly diverse, hip-hop focused and not using recycled acts, FOMO consistently […]

LIST: Canceled flights on January 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Over thirty domestic and international flights were canceled on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 due to the volcanic ash from Taal Volcano’s eruption. In an advisory, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said the following flights are canceled as of 5 a.m. Tuesday: ADVERTISEMENT Philippine AirlinesPR115 SAN FRANCISCO – MANILAPR117 VANCOUVER – MANILAPR103 […]

More than 40 quakes hound areas reeling from Taal Volcano’s eruption

MANILA, Philippines – More than 40 earthquakes near Taal Volcano have been monitored and recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) since a magnitude 4.1 tremor rocked Agoncillo, Batangas on Monday night. Data from Phivolcs’ website showed that 44 earthquakes were recorded from 11:39p.m. Monday night until 5:50a.m. Tuesday. ADVERTISEMENT The earthquakes […]

‘People evacuated on their own’

FLEEING TO SAFETY A whole family on board a motorcycle leaves Lemery, Batangas province (left photo). Evacuees from Talisay arrive at an evacuation center in Santo Tomas. —PHOTOS BY RICHARD REYES AND CHRIS QUINTANA/CONTRIBUTOR AGONCILLO, Batangas, Philippines — Gasoline stations were shut, while stores and eateries were closed, as local government centers hardly functioned except […]

Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers flee

RAPID ESCALATION Lightning illuminates Taal Volcano as ash and steam shoot up from its main crater on Sunday afternoon. —REM ZAMORA Red-hot lava gushed out of Taal Volcano on Monday after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced the evacuation of villagers and shut down Manila’s international airport, schools and businesses. There were […]

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