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USFDA approves first drug for postpartum depression

Posted on Thursday, 21 March 2019 06:40 PM | No Comments
The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has approved the first drug specifically for postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. PPD is a debilitating disorder that affects women during...

Going ‘Under’: Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Posted on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 06:56 PM | No Comments
Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday (March 20) with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish. Situated on the southern tip of Norway,...

US Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration detention

Posted on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 06:10 PM | No Comments
Federal officials may now detain convicted immigrants indefinitely anytime without the possibility of bail after they finish serving prison term. This is according to the latest US Supreme Court ruling...

South Korea deters smartphone ‘zombies’ with flickering lights

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 01:05 PM | No Comments
(REUTERS) A city in South Korea, which has the world’s highest smartphone penetration rate, has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn “smartphone zombies” to...

100,000 jobs in Japan open to Pinoys — Bello

Posted on Monday, 18 March 2019 12:42 AM | No Comments
Out of the 350,000 job opportunities that Japan will open to foreign nationals next month, 100,000 may likely be allotted to Filipino workers, the Department of Labor said on Sunday...

New Zealand mass shooting suspect appears in court

Posted on Saturday, 16 March 2019 11:21 AM | No Comments
The primary suspect in the mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch was charged with one count of murder after killing 49 people and wounding dozens on Friday,...

Pinoys in New Zealand advised to stay indoors after mass shooting

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 03:13 PM | No Comments
Filipinos are urged to stay indoors following the mass shootings in two mosques in Christchurch on Friday. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Embassy in Wellington said...

US State Department Report: EJK remains “chief human rights concern” in Phl

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 02:47 PM | No Comments
Extrajudicial killings (EJK) continue to be “the chief human rights concern” in the Philippines, as it had been since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016. This is according to...

Revisit: Filipino inventor’s portable water treatment device

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 02:34 PM | No Comments
Not all country has access to clean water and the Philippines is not the only country experiencing water shortage. According to the United Nations, 2.1 billion people have no access...

Facebook explains outage on Twitter

Posted on Thursday, 14 March 2019 11:07 AM | No Comments
Social network giant Facebook turned to Twitter to explain why its apps experienced outages around the world on Wednesday (March 13). The outages affected people in different parts of the...