WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after thousands evacuated

AFP 02/01/2018

A wartime bomb was defused in Hong Kong on Thursday after forcing a busy commercial district into lockdown, with roads closed and thousands evacuated from surrounding shops, hotels and offices. It was the second time within a…

Thousands beat last day of voters’ registration

Morexette B. Erram 12/01/2017

A TOTAL of 50,144 applicants trooped to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu office to beat yesterday’s deadline of voters’ registration. And for the election officers, it meant that most Cebuanos still opt to register as voters…

Thousands flee Bali

AFP 11/27/2017

Alert level up Karangasem, Indonesia – A rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali could erupt at any moment, authorities warned Monday as they raised alert levels to maximum, accelerated a mass evacuation and closed the…

The monorail prospect

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 11/23/2017

Upon first learning about a press conference on a proposed monorail project for Metro Cebu from yesterday’s piece of Cebu Daily News columnist Jobers Bersales, (“Moving Cebu’s monorail forward”) I was reminded anew, rightly or wrongly (wrongly…

Thousands show up in Delhi marathon

AP 11/19/2017

Tens of thousands of runners braved smoggy conditions for the Delhi half marathon on Sunday despite dire health warnings from doctors who wanted the race postponed in the heavily polluted capital. Around 35,000 people registered for the…

The Asean way

Radel Paredes 11/11/2017

In 1967, five countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines, founded an organization called the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). This was in the wake of the American involvement in the war in Vietnam…

Thousands crowd Edsa

Inquirer.net 11/05/2017

As many as 20,000 people gathered at the People Power Monument late on Sunday afternoon amid the Catholic church’s call to “Start the Healing” of the nation. Earlier, a Mass led by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas was…

Thousands come for Vidal’s funeral; their restraint shows affection, respect

Nestle L. Semilla 10/26/2017

The success and solemnity of the funeral procession and burial of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal was attributed by the church and government officials to the public. Msgr. Joseph Tan, the spokesperson of Archdiocese of Cebu,…

Thousands join ‘End Tyranny’ rally

Inquirer.net 09/21/2017

Mostly wearing black, thousands of people gathered at the Rizal Park on Thursday afternoon to denounce the continued killings in the country and call for an end to tyranny. The protest action, organized by the Movement Against…

Thousands in Madrid demand end to Spain’s bullfighting

AP 05/15/2017

MADRID — Thousands of animal rights activists protested Saturday in Madrid to demand an end to Spain’s long tradition of bullfighting. The march went through the Spanish capital’s city center, with several groups united under one clear-cut…

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