Nearly 10K people flee homes amid threats posed by ‘Ompong’ — NDRRMC

Almost 10,000 people have fled their homes as powerful typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut) threatens to wreak havoc in Northern Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) saidFriday.
NDRRMC spokesperson Dir. Edgar Posadas said at least 5.2 million people are in the path of the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year.
Of these figures, NDRRMC considers that 983,100 people are in poverty line or most vulnerable to effects of the typhoon.
A total of 2,298 families or 9,107 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Ilocos, Cagayan and Cordillera region, official figures said.
“This is as of6 a.m.pa. So mag a-update pa ito,” Posadas sa…

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Bouncers at Dua Lipa’s Shanghai concert showed excessive force toward fans

 

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As someone who goes to concerts and gigs a lot, I want to consider these environments as safe spaces for all music lovers. Which is why it’s terrifying to hear stories of bouncers and guards being violent toward spectators who were just there to have fun. That’s sadly what happened during Dua Lipa’s concert in Shanghai last night.

This is part of her Asian tour, which includes a stop in the Philippines tomorrow. Chinese netizens who were at the show posted videos of fans being forcefully pulled fro…

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Vettel needs to find a way to hit back at Singapore Grand Prix

SINGAPORE — Sebastian Vettel needs a return to form at this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, the night race where his Formula One championship challenge started crumbling last year.

Vettel was perfectly poised to regain the overall lead from Lewis Hamilton at the Marina Bay street circuit last year, but caused a multi-car crash from pole position and spiraled out of the race. Hamilton avoided the first-lap chaos and, despite starting fifth, went on to win.

The crash affected Vettel’s momentum badly. Hamilton won two of the next three races and eventually sealed the title by a comfortable 46 points.

Unless Vettel finds a way to respond, it could be deja vu for the German d…

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Red Sox reach 100 wins for 1st time since ’46, beat Jays 1-0

BOSTON — The scoreboards at Fenway Park were all flashing “100 WINS” to celebrate the Red Sox reaching the milestone for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II.

David Price was already thinking about No. 101.

“That’s what we’ve done all year,” Price said on Wednesday night after pitching seven innings of three-hit ball to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0. “That’s why we have 100 wins right now.”

Price (15-6) struck out seven to win his sixth straight decision, leaving after 92 pitches with a lead earned when Rafael Devers scampered home on a wild pitch by Aaron Sanchez (4-6) in the fifth inning. The Red Sox left-hander is unbeaten in 11 starts and is 5-…

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Duterte latest news January 15, 2018 | 10 year validity of passport and courtesy lane for 1st time



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