Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
From Travel Apr 07
Indications that three pings received by a Chinese and Australian vessel are from a black box are raising hopes from the international community that it would finally lead to the location of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 jet believed to have crashed into the Indian Ocean.
From Sports Apr 07
While sports fans are eagerly anticipating next week's rematch between eight-division titleholder Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten American boxer Timothy Bradley to find out who's the better boxer, a Philippine government office is waiting for the same bout for another reason.
From Global Markets Apr 07
A 35-year-old disaster consultant quit his job in December after making $515,000 so far in trading marijuana stocks. Thanks to the legalisation of cannabis in some states, trading in the once-prohibited drug - both in real leaf and on paper - is becoming a growing subsector in international stock trading.
From Science Apr 07
Because of the painful bee sting on his nose, Michael Smith, a graduate student of Cornell University, was almost unwilling to have a third sting on his proboscis unlike 24 other body parts where he was bitten 5 times each as part of a science experiment.
From Science Apr 07
This early, Filipinos have been told to prepare for another typhoon whose strength could be as strong as Haiyan (Yolanda) which hit the Philippines in November 2013. The strongest typhoon on record, Haiyan killed about 6,000 people and destroyed a lot of homes and infrastructure in the Visayas region, and until now, families are still rebuilding their lives and homes.
From Tech Apr 06
As frustration start to creep in international efforts to search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, hoax news makers continue to attempt to make money out of the confusing situation. The latest fake news is that Flight 370's black box has allegedly been found, according to a Web sit...
From Companies Apr 05
A viral video of Russian factory workers kneading cheese while shirtless with a dirty looking production area has logged more than 300,000 hits on YouTube, leading investigators to probe the unhygienic practices in the plant.
From Sports Apr 05
Unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr is getting back from ex-girlfriend Shantel Jackson most of the expensive gifts he has given her such as jewellery and a car. Recently, he even bought buy back a Birkin bag she pawned for $31,000 because she is now reportedly financially broke.
From Global Markets Apr 04
Australia is the top place to be a teenager, according to a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the International Youth Foundation. The two organisations drew a Global Youth Wellbeing Index that it released this week.
From Tech Apr 04
If China has Weibo, Cuba has Zunzuneo, the communist country's version of popular microblogging site Twitter. The setting up of alternative microblogging site is seen as the response of socialist governments that could not deny their citizens the use of Internet technology, but insist on retaining censorship to prevent the use of technology in undermining the government.