Day: February 18, 2020

Wednesday weather forecast: Cloudy skies, scattered rain showers due

MANILA, Philippines — Cloudy skies and intermittent rain showers due to the northeast monsoon or “amihan” and localized thunderstorms will prevail anew in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao on Wednesday, the state weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its daily weather forecast that cloudy skies, accompanied by scattered […]

Russia to ban entry of Chinese nationals to halt virus

BERLIN  — Russia will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering the country due to the virus outbreak centered in China that has infected more than 73,000 people worldwide, Russian authorities said Tuesday. In this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, photo, a nurse prepares medicines for patients at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in […]

Splendour Headliners The Strokes Share New Wave Banger ‘Bad Decisions’

NewsWritten by Alex Gallagher on February 19, 2020 As they prepare to release forthcoming album The New Abnormal, just-announced Splendour headliners The Strokes have shared a video for new single ‘Bad Decisions’. The song, debuted at the band’s Bernie Sanders rally appearance in New Hampshire earlier this month, is heavily indebted to 80s new-wave. As Pitchfork points […]

Splendour In The Grass 2020 Lineup Announced

NewsWritten by Jackson Langford on February 19, 2020 The day is finally here. After weeks of rumours, false starts and fake leaks, we finally have the lineup for Splendour In The Grass 2020 – and it’s a certifiably big one. Headlining this year’s festival – their 20th anniversary in fact – are  Tyler, The Creator, […]

Pogo ‘pastillas’ scam: 5 sacked; probe set

VIP TREATMENT A video screen during a Senate hearing on human trafficking shows the names of scores of Chinese tourists who were given “VIP treatment” and allowed to work in Philippine overseas gambling operators after each one allegedly paid a P10,000 bribe to immigration officers at Ninoy Aquino International Airport. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE MANILA, Philippines […]

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