Day: September 20, 2020

John Farnham Would Like Anti-Lockdown Protestors To Stop Singing ‘You’re The Voice’

John Farnham‘s manager has urged anti-lockdown protestors in Melbourne to stop singing Farnesy’s 1986 classic ‘You’re the Voice’ at rallies. Over the weekend, a smattering of protestors began collectively belting out the anthemic Whispering Jack hit at a shopping centre in Chadstone. With its themes of empowerment and taking a stand for what’s right (“We’re not going to […]

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Surigao Del Sur

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake, followed by a weaker one  few minutes apart jolted Surigao Del Sur on Monday morning. ADVERTISEMENT   The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported that the earthquake struck 66 kilometers northeast of Bayabas town at 6:13 a.m. FEATURED STORIES   It had a depth of focus […]

Biden to focus on health care in Supreme Court debate

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, about the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President […]

Notorious drug suspect nabbed in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY — A drug suspect was arrested in Tabaco City, Albay Sunday afternoon. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency – Bicol said Jomar Bonaobra, 38, was arrested in Barangay  San Ramon at around 2:30 p.m. ADVERTISEMENT Confiscated from him were 10 sachets or 15 grams of shabu (crystal meth) with an estimated street value of […]

Former SC Justice Carpio scores move to amend utilities law

MANILA, Philippines — Retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warned of a violation of the Constitution and risk to national security should Congress pursue a House measure that would open the telecommunication and transportation sectors to foreign ownership. Carpio said the Constitution clearly intended, and Philippine jurisprudence consistently maintains, that the country’s telecommunication […]

Concepcion eyes breath testing

Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship Jose Maria Concepcion 3rd is eyeing the use of breath testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). In a statement, he said the breath testing method from Israel-based BioSafety Technologies Ltd. will complement saliva testing in detecting Covid-19 cases, particularly in the tourism sector and micro, small, medium enterprises (MSMEs). Concepcion […]

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