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Western Visayas drug war: 20,498 surrender, 30 drug pushers killed

Western Visayas drug war: 20,498 surrender, 30 drug pushers killed

WAR ON DRUGS. The government has launched a crackdown on illegal drugs. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 20,498 drug personalities voluntarily surrendered to authorities in Western Visayas in the government’s ongoing campaign against illegal …

by July 10, 2017 0 comments News
Leaders Demand Theresa May Calls Public Inquiry Into Contaminated Blood Scandal

Leaders Demand Theresa May Calls Public Inquiry Into Contaminated Blood Scandal

Theresa May faces calls from six opposition leaders to back a Hillsborough-style inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal.

The joint cross-party letter says the probe should look into allegations of a cover-up and claims that patients were not told of …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Healthcare start-up Care24 brings healing touch straight to your home

Healthcare start-up Care24 brings healing touch straight to your home

This Mumbai-based venture aims to provide the best of hospital-based healthcare services to patients without having to move them from their homes.

In-home healthcare is quickly picking up steam in India. Care24 is one of India’s first few venture backed …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
The Guardian view on equal pay: it’s time it happened

The Guardian view on equal pay: it’s time it happened

The danger of using milestones as a metaphor is that we may imagine we are on a steady journey. Progress is rarely so predictable. It can take much longer than one might imagine to get from one marker to the …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
DepEd to schools: Check ‘roadworthiness’ of buses for field trips

DepEd to schools: Check ‘roadworthiness’ of buses for field trips

MANILA, Philippines – Following the Tanay bus accident that killed at least 15 people, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday, February 22, reminded schools and parents that educational field trips are not mandatory and only meant to supplement classroom …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Facing orders to leave camp, the few remaining Dakota Access stalwarts brace for police crackdown

Facing orders to leave camp, the few remaining Dakota Access stalwarts brace for police crackdown

For months now, the population has dwindled at the Oceti Sakowin camp, the hub of the movement to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline. At its peak last year, the 80-acre swath of prairie was home to 10,000 or more …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Kylie Cosmetics ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ Promotion Criticized By Shoppers

Kylie Cosmetics ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ Promotion Criticized By Shoppers

Now is the time to stock up on Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kits! The 19-year-old is offering a buy one, get one free promotion until 7:59 a.m. PST on July 10.

Of course, there are a few restrictions on what items …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
How to avoid being another annoying tourist

How to avoid being another annoying tourist

Ethical, sustainable travel requires some serious consideration. Ask yourself some tough questions.

The United Nations has declared 2017 to be the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Its goal: “To build a more responsible and committed tourism sector that …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
What we learned from the Ducks’ 5-3 victory over the Bruins

What we learned from the Ducks’ 5-3 victory over the Bruins

Ducks goalie Jonathan Bernier (1) blocks a shot during the 5-3 victory over the Bruins on Wednesday night. (Sean M. Haffey / Getty Images)

This was hardly a textbook win by the Ducks, but there were positives to take from …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments News
When you need to go, you need to go – Renshaw lifts the lid on India runs

When you need to go, you need to go – Renshaw lifts the lid on India runs

Matt Renshaw says Steve Smith "wasn’t too thrilled" when the Australia opener retired with an upset stomach on day one of the first Test against India but his captain understood that "when you need to go to the toilet, you’ve …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments News