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Day: May 13, 2022

For Eurovision, Turin and Piedmont Shows Their Vocation for Hospitality on Many Levels

FOR EUROVISION, TURIN AND PIEDMONT SHOWS THEIR VOCATION FOR HOSPITALITY ON MANY LEVELS TURIN, Italy, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Music brings people together, even in the most challenging times. The Eurovision Song Contest, one of the most important international songwriting competitions globally, is not only an opportunity to turn the spotlight on the […]

Astronomers reveal 1st image of black hole at center of Milky Way

Astronomers on Thursday unveiled the first image of the “supermassive black hole” at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. “This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole and yields valuable clues about the workings of such giants, which are thought to reside at the center of most galaxies,” said the scientists in a release at the headquarters of the European Southern Observatory in Garching, Germany. The image of the black hole, named Sagittarius A*, or (Sgr A*), was captured by a global research team using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a global array of

Comelec probes 900 faulty vote counting machines

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will begin this weekend the investigation of the over 900 vote counting machines (VCMs) that encountered issues during the May 9 polls. According to Commissioner George Garcia, the Comelec Steering Committee headed by Commissioner Marlon Casquejo will meet on Saturday with the Comelec Advisory Council (CAC) and the Project Management Office (PMO) to discuss the matter. He said the holding of the meeting is in response to the call of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to investigate why the VCMs did not function during the elections. “In view of the call of the President to investigate

US vows to solve global woes with Asean

The United States (US) on Thursday expressed enthusiasm about its relationship with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and vowed commitment to the latter’s centrality and inclusivity. Speaking during the first day of the two-day US-Asean Special Summit here, US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo affirmed America’s commitment to the Asean principle as America’s business leaders and Asean leaders explore how to strengthen economic ties and solve global problems together. “Today, now I’m announcing that the United States government’s largest indoor trade mission and business development forum called ‘Trade Winds’ will be held in Southeast Asia next year spring

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