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Breaking: United Kingdom First to Approve COVID-19 Vaccine

Britain becomes the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Moreover, the vaccine will be rolled out next week. "The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for use. The vaccine will be made available across the… Continue reading Breaking: United Kingdom First to Approve COVID-19 Vaccine

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Asia’s First Silent Film Festival to Stream Online this December

For the first time since its inception in 2007, the International Silent Film Festival Manila will be streamed online from December 4 to 6, 2020. This 14th edition of the first and oldest silent film festival in Asia will feature a selection of classic films from Japan, Italy, France, and Germany – all scored and… Continue reading Asia’s First Silent Film Festival to Stream Online this December

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Joe Biden Wins US Presidential Election

US presidential candidate Joe Biden is hailed victor in the recent presidential election in the United States. The country’s 46th president, Democrat Joe Biden pledges to restore calm and truth after the reigning of former president Donald Trump. Joe Biden of the Democratic party garnered 490 electoral votes (50.6% equating to 74,872,687 vote counts) whilst… Continue reading Joe Biden Wins US Presidential Election

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Fil-Am Eyes Local Seat in US Poll

A known Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) advocate is keeping Filipino families together in La Palma City, Orange County, California. The 33-year old Filipino-American is hopeful of securing a seat in the city council in tomorrow's US elections. In an interview with Bombo Radyo, April Kamilah Bautista, a registered democrat said 3 seats are… Continue reading Fil-Am Eyes Local Seat in US Poll

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Reno Liver Spread Back in Market After Securing Registration

Reno Liver Spread is now back in the market after its manufacturer secured a Certificate of Product Registration (CPR), a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official revealed. It may be recalled that the FDA, in an advisory, warned the general public against purchasing and consuming unregistered food products, including then unregistered Reno brand liver spread.… Continue reading Reno Liver Spread Back in Market After Securing Registration

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WHO Updates on Solidarity Trial for COVID-19 Treatment

This article first appeared on the World Health Organization website. In just six months, the world’s largest randomized control trial on COVID-19 therapeutics has generated conclusive evidence on the effectiveness of repurposed drugs for the treatment of COVID-19. Interim results from the Solidarity Therapeutics Trial, coordinated by the World Health Organization, indicate that remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine,… Continue reading WHO Updates on Solidarity Trial for COVID-19 Treatment

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Yahoo Groups to Shut Down on December 15

In an update, Yahoo Groups is said to shut down for good on December 15 this year. Verizon announced its decision last October 14 on the Yahoo Group site and in emails sent to Yahoo Group users. Moreover, Yahoo launched a FAQ page regarding this. Why was the decision made? Yahoo Groups has made the… Continue reading Yahoo Groups to Shut Down on December 15

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Ways to Send Money Internationally

This article is originally posted on Sigue. Whether you’re sending money overseas regularly, or just paying a few expenses while traveling, it’s important to find the cheapest way to send money internationally. Exchange and transfer fees can add up quickly. Here are some ways to transfer international remittances and other overseas payments at the lowest… Continue reading Ways to Send Money Internationally

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Swab Test Puncturing Brain Not Possible Says Experts

Swab tests do not puncture the brain, as fact-checked by Lead Stories. Lead Stories is a fact-checking website that ‘is always looking for the latest false, deceptive, or inaccurate stories (or media) making rounds on the internet.’ It may be recalled that stories and claims circulated on the internet stating that a swab test pierces… Continue reading Swab Test Puncturing Brain Not Possible Says Experts

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‘History Will Judge Us’ says WHO Chief about COVID Response

“With over one million lives now lost to COVID-19 globally, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said that while the ‘agonizing milestone’ is a ‘mind-numbing figure’, the world must never lose sight of each and every individual life,” is an excerpt from an article published in the United Nations website. UN Secretary General António Guterres said… Continue reading ‘History Will Judge Us’ says WHO Chief about COVID Response