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uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN

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A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and “shamed Canadians” by dressing like a teenager.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ death toll at 3,681; many bodies still unidentified

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday said at least 3,681 were killed during the onslaught of super typhoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Anderson Cooper to Korina Sanchez: Go to Tacloban

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CNN broadcast journalist Anderson Cooper urged news anchor Korina Sanchez to go to Tacloban, the hardest hit by one of the worst typhoons in history, since she has the means “as she is the wife of the Interior Secretary.”

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

Relief to reach 100% of Yolanda-battered Leyte Thursday – Palace

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Volunteers repack relief goods at the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Manila on Nov. 9, 2013, for victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda. Donations to the DSWD for the relief and rehabilitation Yolanda survivors from local and foreign sources stands at P817,262,574 as of March 9, 2014, according to the DSWD Updates on Typhoon Yolanda Disaster Relief and Early Rehabilitation Accomplishments and Continuing Plans.  AFP

On Day 6 (Thursday) of relief operations, food and other provisions will finally reach all of Leyte’s 40 municipalities, said Secretary Herminio Coloma of the Presidential Communications Operations Office, in a televised press conference.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Anderson Cooper and a call for mercy flights

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“I don’t know where to begin,” a survivor told CNN star journalist Anderson Cooper when he landed in Tacloban City five days after supertyphoon Yolanda (international name, Haiyan) slammed into eastern and central Visayas leaving towns flattened and thousands dead. Hardest hit among the 40 areas battered by Yolanda was Tacloban City which took the [...]

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino says ‘Yolanda’ death toll closer to 2,500, not 10,000

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President Benigno Aquino III rejected on Wednesday the projection that as many as 10,000 people might have perished in “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan), saying the death toll was closer to 2,500.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CNN airs videos of Syria sarin gas victims

This image from video that was released by a U.S. government official and shown to senators during a classified briefing on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, shows people lying helpless on the floor of a facility in Jawbar, Syria, apparently struggling with symptoms of nerve agent exposure. The video was part of a DVD compilation of videos showing victims of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack near Damascus. (AP Photo/APTN)

CNN aired graphic videos of victims Saturday that it said were shown to select US lawmakers as part of a push to shore up support for a strike on Syria.

The broadcaster said the 13 videos were shown Thursday to members of the Senate Intelligence Committee who were told they depict victims of an August 21 chemical weapons attack in the war-torn country.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

School that teaches Afghan girls to say no

In this picture taken on July 8, 2013, Afghan schoolgirl Rahila Rohullah poses in the village of Dah Yaya in Dih Sabz District of Kabul province. Dah Yaya is an Afghan village surrounded by rocky hills, and traditions that are reserved for women only a secondary role. But in a village school, girls learn to imagine another destiny, to say "no" to the choices that are imposed on them. AFP PHOTO/SHAH Marai

Dah Yaya is an Afghan village set in stony hills and steeped in traditions that limit women to second-class status in this desperately poor country ravaged by Taliban insurgency.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

3 PH beaches make it to CNN’s list of world’s best

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Kayaking is one of the many pleasures offered by El Nido Resorts, a cluster of four eco-resorts in Palawan, which won the prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow Award during the 13th annual World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Abu Dhabi. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The giant news organization CNN has included three Philippine beaches on its list of the best 100 beaches in the world.

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

TV channels balk at ‘paying for censorship’ in Vietnam

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Not content with a 30-minute delay on broadcasts of foreign television channels, communist Vietnam has introduced a brazen new law which observers say could force media outlets such as the BBC and CNN to pay for their own censorship.

Posted: May 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ex-LA cop, murder suspect sent CNN anchor parcel

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Law enforcement officials are inspecting a package CNN’s Anderson Cooper received from a former Los Angeles police officer who allegedly killed three in a shooting spree.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US gun advocates seek deportation of Piers Morgan

CNN's Piers Morgan arrives at a red carpet event hosted by Google and the Hollywood Reporter on the eve of the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington in this April 27, 2012 file photo.   AFP

US gun rights advocates have signed a White House petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be deported for allegedly attacking the Second Amendment rights of ordinary Americans.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

CNN hero, Baguio girl, reunites with kin

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“I love you. I believe in you.” Midwife Robin Lim says her grandmother, Vicenta Munar Lim, used to repeat this phrase to her as an 11-year-old girl at Sta. Scholastica Village in Baguio City where she recuperated from a kidney ailment from 1966 to 1968.

Posted: May 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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