Building a team, creating a bond with DEVTAC

19/03/19 02:56 PM By Tin - Comment(s)

DEVTAC CRM Inc. had its first company team building for the first quarter of 2019.

Held at Sabang Daguitan Surf Camp, #TeamDEVTAC kicked off the activities by forming two separate teams, #TeamA, and #TeamBangan. Team A contenders include Walter, Chris, Mar Jhun, JP, Leonyl, Gypsy, Christine, Mar...

Pope in Panama to visit young offenders in prison

28/01/19 05:28 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Pope Francis will briefly break away from the clamor of the global Catholic youth gathering in Panama on Friday to visit a group of marginalized young people outside the capital.

A 30-minute helicopter ride will take him to the industrial hub of Pacora, where he will visit young offenders at a youth ...

Belarusian model who offered to trade US election info is released from jail

28/01/19 05:23 PM By Christine - Comment(s)

Moscow (CNN) - A Belarusian model who claimed to have insider knowledge of Russian attempts to meddle in the US elections has been freed from police custody in Moscow, state media reported.

The model, Anastasia Vashukevich, was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport last Thursday on prostitution a...

U.S. to start returning asylum seekers to Mexico on Friday

28/01/19 05:18 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government will return the first group of migrants seeking asylum in the United States to the Mexican border city of Tijuana on Friday, U.S. and Mexican officials said, marking the start of a major policy shift by the Trump administration.

The policy dubbed t...

Information wars endanger civilization, say 'Doomsday' experts

28/01/19 05:15 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

The manipulation of facts, fake news, and information overload – along with global warming and flirting with nuclear war – are factors bringing humans as close to destroying the planet as ever, says the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Information warfare is amplifying major wo...

How Venezuela spiraled downward into chaos

28/01/19 05:01 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

(CNN) - When Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro secured another six-year term last May in an election widely seen as sham, the former Caracas bus driver declared himself "a better-prepared president and human being right now."

But two weeks after being sworn in, the anointed successor of t...

Thousands march in Bogota after deadly car bombing

21/01/19 04:21 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

BOGOTA, Colombia – Thousands of people marched in Colombia Sunday, January 20, to condemn the deadly car bombing that killed 20 police academy cadets and the alleged attacker, in a strike blamed on ELN rebels that derailed peace talks.

The protest was held in several cities around the country, with m...

North Korean art troupe to visit China: state media

21/01/19 04:19 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

BEIJING (Reuters) - A North Korean art troupe will visit China starting on Wednesday, Chinese state media said on Sunday.

The troupe will led by Ri Su Yong, a vice-chairman of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Committee and director of its International Department, the official Xinhua news agency s...

World's oldest man dies in Japan at age 113

21/01/19 04:16 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

(CNN) - A 113-year-old Japanese man, Masazo Nonaka, recognized in April 2018 by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest male, died on Sunday, according to Japanese public service broadcaster NHK.

Nonaka, a resident of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, was born on July 25, 1905.

Nonaka's family...

Thousands protest in Athens against Macedonian accord

21/01/19 04:14 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Athens - Scuffles broke out in central Athens yesterday as tens of thousands of people protested a planned name change for neighbouring Macedonia that parliament is due to ratify this week.

After some 30 masked youths tried to force the closure of the parliament building by throwing stones, riot poli...

Has Davos made the world better?

21/01/19 03:53 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Klaus Schwab, who founded the World Economic Forum (WEF), has said his childhood during World War II inspired him to build an organisation that would make the world a better place.

His foundation, which hosts many of the world's most powerful, famous and wealthy people at its annual meeting in the Sw...

U.S.-backed Syrian force: Islamic State in its 'final moments'

15/01/19 09:02 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

QAMISHLI, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants are “living their final moments” in the last enclave they hold near the Iraqi border, where U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are attacking them, an SDF official said on Sunday.

A defeat of the jihadists in the enclave would wipe out...

Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year sentence

15/01/19 08:49 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

YANGON, Myanmar – A Myanmar judge dismissed an appeal Friday, January 11, by two Reuters journalists jailed for 7 years while investigating atrocities committed against the Rohingya, dashing slim hopes that the pair could be freed early.

Reporters Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in Ya...

Death toll in China mining accident rises to 21

15/01/19 08:47 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

BEIJING, China — The death toll in a coal mine roof collapse in northern China has risen to 21 after rescuers found two more miners dead on Sunday, state media reported.

A total of 87 people were working underground in the Shaanxi province mine at the time of the accident on Saturday afternoon, accor...

Trump says he had 'great conversation' with Putin, calls media reports 'nonsense'

14/01/19 04:58 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Washington (CNN) — President Donald Trump blasted recent reports by The Washington Post and The New York Times that raised questions about his private meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and revealed an FBI investigation into his behavior after he fired FBI Director James Comey.

During a p...