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Day: November 2, 2022

Candid Communications Launches New Book ‘Your Santa Agent Invitation’ to Help Parents Navigate the ‘Santa’ Conversation

New children’s book reveals the origins of Santa in a gentle, positive, and enjoyable way, helping parents stay in control of the information and keep the magic of Christmas very much alive Featured Image for Candid Communications SYDNEY, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New children’s picture book “Your Santa Agent Invitation” is a parent’s […]

Luistro to promote Batangas dive sites in US convention

A lawmaker has joined a delegation headed by Secretary Christina Frasco of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in gracing the Dive Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show 2022 in the USA to promote her province’s diving sites. Representative Gerville Luistro of the 2nd District of Batangas said in a statement on Tuesday the convention is being held Nov. 1-4 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The Annual DEMA is the largest event for companies doing business in scuba diving, ocean water sports and adventure/dive travel industries. It attracts hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of dive and travel

Trough of LPA to bring isolated rains across PH Wednesday

Most parts of the country will experience isolated rain showers or thunderstorms on Wednesday, the weather bureau said.   In its latest weather update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said several areas, including the Eastern Visayas, Caraga, and Davao regions, will have scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the trough of a low-pressure area (LPA), formerly Tropical Depression Queenie.   Flash floods or landslides are possible due to moderate, at times heavy rains, it added.   The LPA was last located 355 km. east-southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.   Localized thunderstorms will cause isolated

Paeng death toll rises to 121

The former Severe Tropical Storm Paeng killed at least 121 persons across the country, with 92 confirmed so far by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). In its update on Wednesday, the agency said 61 deaths were recorded in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 28 in Western Visayas, and three in Soccsksargen. Still under validation are reports of 29 dead – 12 in Calabarzon; five in Eastern Visayas; four in Zamboanga Peninsula; two each in Central Visayas and Mimaropa; one each in Central Luzon, Bicol, Western Visayas, and Cordillera. The number of injured persons stands

Undas ’22 ‘peaceful, orderly’, says PNP chief

The observance of All Saints’ Day this year, known as Undas, has been “peaceful and orderly” even though one person died of electrocution and another was arrested for possessing a firearm illegally, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Wednesday.   In a statement, PNP Chief, Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr., said no significant incidents were monitored nationwide except for the electrocution of a man at the Eternal Peace Memorial Park in Mabalacat City, Pampanga, and the arrest of a certain Mowwamar Mama Kasan who yielded a caliber .22 revolver with ammunition at the entrance of Palanyag Cemetery at Barangay San

Putin discusses grain deal with Erdogan: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have held a telephone conversation to discuss the situation involving the grain deal, the Kremlin’s press service said on Tuesday.   “There was a detailed exchange of views on issues related to the current situation involving the implementation of the agreements reached with the participation of the Turkish side on the export of grain from the Black Sea ports,” the news release read.   Putin briefed his counterpart on why Russia had suspended participation in the grain deal.   “It was stressed that the Kiev regime, with support from

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