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Force Luzon bags 2 more accolades

THE FORCE of Luzon annexed a couple more accolades in the DOOMSDAY: “The 1st Johnny V. delos Reyes Airsoft Competition” held at the front lawn of the Talisay City Hall, in Talisay City, over the weekend. The team, which finished 1st runner up behind eventual overall champion Team Azkals, annexed the Best in Load Out [...]

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Doomsday airsoft tilt set

A TOTAL of 15 airsoft teams coming from Cebu and all over the country will be exchanging firepower when they clash in the upcoming DOOMSDAY: “The 1st Johnny V. delos Reyes Airsoft Competition” slated this November 23 and 24 in Talisay City, Cebu. The teams expected to see action are Luzon’s Team Force, Southern Luzon’s [...]

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Doomsday sets off parties worldwide

ENDGAME. Students celebrate their graduation—alive and well—in front of a replica of a Mayan pyramid in Mexico before a countdown ceremony to assure people it is not the end of the world. AFP

Doomsayers hunkered down on Friday to await the coming apocalypse, but most took a lighthearted view of a Mayan “prophecy” of the world’s destruction, laying on stunts and parties to while away the end.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

In Mexico, New Agers hope Dec. 21 brings new era

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People gather in front of the Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. American seer Star Johnsen-Moser led a whooping, dancing, drum-beating ceremony Thursday in the heart of Mayan territory to consult several of the life-sized crystal skulls, which adherents claim were passed down by the ancient Maya. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

Doomsday hour is here, at least in much of the world, and so still are we.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China doomsday ‘cult’ arrests top 800

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China has arrested more than 800 people in a crackdown on a Christian sect which spread doomsday rumours and challenged the ruling Communist party, local media said Thursday.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Vatican brushes aside end-of-the-world talk

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The Vatican’s top astronomer has some assurances to offer: The world won’t be ending in 10 days, despite predictions to the contrary.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Doomsday watch launched in Surigao

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A countdown has been launched here in the run-up to the Dec. 21 “doomsday” prophecy—the day when the end of the world is supposed to come.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bishops downplay doom scenario, but ‘be ready’

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Bishops of the Catholic Church have a ready reply to the doomsday scenario that is to take place in less than a month as supposedly suggested by the Mayan calendar and now circulating widely online and on the streets.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Doomsday talk means brisk business

Relax doomsayers, the Maya people did not really mark their calendar for the end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012.

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

One-month countdown for ‘end of the world’

A Mayan priest carries out a ritual at the Iximche archaeological site in Tecpan municipality, Chimaltenango department, 91 km west of Guatemala City, on November 15, 2012. AFP/JOHAN  ORDONEZ

From Mexico’s Maya Riviera to ancient sites in Guatemala, the region foresees a tourism bonanza from the fateful December 21 date in the Mayan calendar, but indigenous groups are fed up with the doomsday myth.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Believers’ reactions mixed to unfulfilled doomsday

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In this Dec. 12, 2002 file photo, Harold Camping speaks while holding the Bible, in San Leandro, Calif. A loosely organized Christian movement has spread the word around the globe that Jesus Christ will return to earth on Saturday, May 21, 2011, to gather the faithful into heaven. While the Christian mainstream isn't buying it, many other skeptics are believing it. The prediction originates with Camping, the 89-year-old retired civil engineer, who founded Family Radio Worldwide, an independent ministry that has broadcasted his prediction around the world. (AP Photo, File)

OAKLAND, California— The hour of the apocalypse came quietly and went the same way — leaving those who believed that Saturday evening would mark the world’s end confused, or more faithful, or just philosophical. Believers had spent months warning the world of the pending cataclysm. Some had given away earthly belongings. Others took long journeys [...]

Posted: May 23rd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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