Sen. Guingona appeals for proper, correct reporting on ebola virus

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Sen. Guingona appeals for proper, correct reporting on ebola virus 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 30 — Senator Teofisto ‘TG’ Guingona on Wednesday urged Philippine media to avoid being "alarmists" in reporting about the dreaded ebola virus.

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UN chief launches media campaign against female circumcision in Kenya

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on UN chief launches media campaign against female circumcision in Kenya 

NAIROBI, Oct. 31 — The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon on Thursday launched a media-led campaign against circumcision of teenage girls in some Kenyan communities.

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Syria ensures medicine supplies for chronic diseases

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Syria ensures medicine supplies for chronic diseases 

DAMASCUS, Oct. 31 — Despite the nearly 4-year crisis and the suffocating economic sanctions against Syria, the health sector in war-torn country is still able to secure medicines for the chronic diseases free of charge, health officials told Xinhua.

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NBA: Raptors' DeRozan sets two career-highs in victory over Hawks

October 31, 2014 6:32 am· Comments Off on NBA: Raptors' DeRozan sets two career-highs in victory over Hawks 

TORONTO, Oct. 30 — Toronto Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozan recorded 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds and 6 steals in the team's 109-102 victory over Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

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Optimistic Toronto Raptors begin 20th season with victory

October 31, 2014 6:32 am· Comments Off on Optimistic Toronto Raptors begin 20th season with victory 

By James Jia

TORONTO, Oct. 30 (PNA/Xinhua) — Toronto Raptors defeated Atlanta Hawks 109-102 on Wednesday night to begin the franchise's 20th season in the NBA.

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17th Comval Provincial Meet concludes; Maco Powervolts leads over-all (Sports)

October 31, 2014 6:32 am· Comments Off on 17th Comval Provincial Meet concludes; Maco Powervolts leads over-all (Sports) 

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, Oct. 30 — The 17th Compostela Valley Provincial Athletic Association Meet successfully comes to a close with Maragusan hosting this year bannering the theme, “Aim high: Sports, Unity and Development.”

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Cebuano ex-world title challenger faces dangerous champ in non-title bout

October 31, 2014 6:32 am· Comments Off on Cebuano ex-world title challenger faces dangerous champ in non-title bout 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 30 — Former world-title challenger Virgilio Silvano of the Omega boxing gym gets a chance to get his career back on track as he takes on reigning International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champion Francisco Rodriguez in a non-title fight in Pinoy Pride 28 on Nov. 15 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.

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Advani clinches World Billiards title, bags 3 Grand Doubles

October 31, 2014 6:32 am· Comments Off on Advani clinches World Billiards title, bags 3 Grand Doubles 

LEEDS, Oct. 30 — India's most celebrated cueist Pankaj Advani clinched the World Billiards Championship (time format) title to bag a record 12th world crown and also complete a rare "Grand Double" post his third win in both the long and short formats in the same year. (PNA/PTI)

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Artificial turf could be used at Men’s FIFA World Cup: Secretary General

October 31, 2014 6:32 am· Comments Off on Artificial turf could be used at Men’s FIFA World Cup: Secretary General 

MOSCOW, Oct. 30 (RIA Novosti) — The Men’s FIFA World Cup tournament could be played on artificial turf "sooner rather than later", Jerome Valcke, said FIFA Secretary General in an interview with the organization’s website.

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Cambodia to host international marathon at Angkor site

October 31, 2014 6:32 am· Comments Off on Cambodia to host international marathon at Angkor site 

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 30 — Cambodia will host on Dec. 7 the 19th international half marathon at the complex of Angkor Wat temple, a World Heritage Site in northwestern Siem Reap province, sports officials said Thursday.

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