Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

Manny Pacquiao

From Sports Jul 19

Boxing News 2014: Drake Spoof of ‘Manny Pacquiao’ Singing Frozen’s Let It Go at ESPY Awards (VIDEOS)

One of the alternative careers that eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao could pursue if he opts to finally hang his boxing gloves is singer. The southpaw congressman has made several hit songs in the past such as his duet with Will Ferrell singing John Lennon's Imagine.

Relatives of Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane

From Travel Jul 18

Malaysian Airlines MH 17: Double Tragedy for Queensland Family Which Lost Son & Daughter-in-Law to MH 370 and Step Granddaughter & Husband to MH 17

A family from Queensland in Australia would probably shun buying tickets from Malaysian Airlines after another jet of the embattled air carrier had an air mishap on Thursday, killing all 298 people aboard the aircraft. The Burrows from Biloela have barely recovered from their March 8 loss, and now two more losses in the family involving the same airlines.

An illustration picture shows application icons on an Apple Ipad tablet held by a woman in Bordeaux, Southwestern France

From Tech Jul 18

New Sirens EarApp Allows iPhone & iPad Users to Create Own Demo Radio Ads

Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) created a new app that would allow owners of iPhone and iPad to create their own demo radio advertisements. It only indicates the fast-paced development in the information and computer technology industry that permits broadcasters as well as hobbyist to be part of the radio industry even outside the traditional and mainstream FM and AM bands.

People stand near part of the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777

From Companies Jul 18

Last Nail on MH: Analyst Says Malaysian Airlines Has Weak Chances of Getting Out of Financial Rut as Tragedy Strikes 2nd Time in 4 Months

Even before Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared mysteriously on March 8, 2014, the embattled air carrier was already struggling financially. The incident worsened the airline's financial standing as passengers, scared by what happened, cancelled bookings, while the company had to shoulder...

U.S. television and radio personality Casey Kasem

From Tech Jul 18

Elastic Vocal Cords Secret to Great Radio Voice, Says Aussie Researchers

A study by University of Sydney speech researchers explains the very distinct voice of radio broadcasters to their elastic vocal cords. That means their cords close faster than the average person.

Pedestrians walk past a David Jones department store in central Melbourne in this September 24, 2009 file photo. South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd is set to buy Australia's second-largest department store David Jones for $2 billion, trum

From Companies Jul 18

Court Approves $2.2B Sale of David Jones to South Africa’s Woolworths

The Sydney Federal Court approved on Thursday the $2.2 billion sale of Australian department store David Jones to Woolworths Holdings of South Africa. The go signal came after shareholders of the second-largest department store in the country approved the sale on Monday.

A employee walks by a meat cooler in the grocery section of a Sam's Club during a media tour in Bentonville, Arkansas June 5, 2014.

From Companies Jul 18

Aussies Enjoy Free Grocery Due to Woolworths Glitch That Priced Items Below 10 as Free

A computer glitch hit Australian grocery giant Woolworths on Thursday afternoon, causing scanners to charge as free items with price tags below $10.

Jul 14, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. reacts during press conference at Times Square.

From Sports Jul 18

Boxing New 2014: Mayweather Wins Over Pacquiao, But Only for ESPY Best Fighter Award

It's official! Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Manny Pacquiao. Not in the ring but on stage at the Nokia Center in Los Angeles, California.

Tony Abbott

From Politics & Policy Jul 18

Australia Repeals Carbon Tax Law; Labor Promises to Revive Levy

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott finally fulfilled his campaign promise on Thursday, July 18, to repeal Julia Gillard's carbon tax law. To do that after two years when the tax was collected, the PM had the backing of the new crossbenchers in the Senate, along with the Palmer United Party.

Jul 14, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana (right) promote their upcoming welterweight rematch during a press conference at Times Square.

From Sports Jul 17

Boxing News 2014: Mayweather Senior Confirms May 2015 Bout of Son vs Pacquiao, Eyes 2 Million PPV Buys

The two pound-for-pound kings finally announced their opponents in their Sept 13 and Nov 22 bouts, with Floyd Mayweather opting for a rematch with Argentinean boxer Marcos Maidana and Manny Pacquiao picking WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri.