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‘Nuri’ may not make landfall in PH and instead head for Japan—Pagasa

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The tropical storm that was forecast to enter the Philippine area of responsibility Friday night may not make landfall and head towards Japan, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Asian fungus kills European salamanders, could spread

An aquatic salamander   PHOTO BY S UZANNE COLLINS, CENTER FOR NORTH AMERICAN HERPETOLOGY

A fungus from Asia has killed off large numbers of salamanders and newts in Belgium and The Netherlands and risks reaching North America unless the exotic pet trade is stopped, researchers said Thursday.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Clever’ Japan firm donates high-tech masks for Ebola fight

This January 16, 2014 handout picture released by Clever company on October 24 shows the company's Pittarich mask. Japanese small-sized mask maker Clever donated 10,000 highly functioning masks to Ebola-hit African countries and is now receiving calls from New York, which has confirmed the first Ebola case in the city. AFP/CLEVER

A little-known Japanese company has donated 10,000 high-tech face masks to several Ebola-hit African nations and says it is now getting calls from New York City, which confirmed its first case of the virus Thursday.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Second Japanese female cabinet minister resigns – PM Abe

Shinzo Abe

Two of the five women in Shinzo Abe’s Japanese cabinet resigned Monday beset by allegations of misusing political funds, dealing a blow to the prime minister’s efforts to boost the profile of women.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Japan industry minister resigns over make-up scandal – reports

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Japan’s industry minister resigned Monday over claims she spent political donations on make-up and other items unconnected to politics, reports said, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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