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Massive Hole in Germany swallowed car | Photos | Video

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 | NEWS, World with No Comments »

A massive hole in Germany have reportedly swallowed a car. The large hole opened up in a housing estate in Schmalkalden, central Germany.

The hole, with a size 20m deep, swallowed a vehicle and leaves 40m wide crater.

Investigations is now underway on what caused the huge hole. The hole forced 25 people to leave their homes

November 2 is not a Holiday, classes will resume

Monday, November 1st, 2010 | NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

Malacañang has declared November 2 as a regular working dayPresident Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III took a stand of not declaring November 2, 2010 a holiday. President Aquino explained that he is taking into consideration the daily-wage workers who will be affected if another holiday will be declared. These daily earners will not be paid on a holiday.

The Department of Education (DepEd) announced last Saturday that classes will resume on November 2, 2010, in all levels of public schools both in elementary and high schools. DepEd added that the resumption of classes on November 2 is in accordance to DepEd Order 26 (series of) 2010 dated March 8, 2010. The DepEd Order states that “mid-year break is from Oct 25-29″, this clearly explains why classes in public schools will resume on Nov 2.

Miss World 2010 Results: Miss America Alexandria Mills wins crown

Sunday, October 31st, 2010 | Celebrity, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Television, World with No Comments »

Alexandria Mills

Miss America Alexandria Mills is the winner of Miss World 2010. The 18 year old newly graduate from Kentucky took home the crown by besting more than a hundred other candidates around the world. The other candidates who made it to the top five are: Miss China, Miss Botswana, Miss Ireland, and Miss Venezuela.

The two-hour Miss World 2010 pageant was held in Hainan, China and was shown live on television. The TV broadcast was witnessed by about one billion viewers around the world.

Miss Botswanna Emma Wareuswon 1st runner-up, while Adriana Vasini from Venezuela, took home the 2nd runner-up.

The new Miss World 2010 Alexandria Mills was crowned by outgoing Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino of Gibraltar. Mills was guided to her diamond-shaped throne that symbolizes the 60th anniversary of the prestigious beauty pageant.

The Miss World 2010 judged by former pageant winners, which includes Miss World 1953 Denise Perrier Lanfranchi, Miss World 1964 Ann Sidney, Miss World 1977 Mary Stävin, Miss World 2001 Agbani Darego, and Miss World 2004 Maria Julia Mantilla.

PNoy did not declare November 2, 2010 a holiday

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 | NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa clarified today that President BenignoNoynoyAquino III has not declared All Soul‘s Day, November 2, 2010, as a holiday.

“He didn’t sign any proclamation, so go to work November 2,” Ochoa said.

The explanation was made by Ochoa in a press briefing at the VIP Lounge of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2.

The Cabinet members had a meeting at NAIA during PNoy‘s departure, for a state visit to Vietnam. PNoy will also attend the 17th ASEAN Summit meeting in Vietnam. Before his departure at around 9:20 a.m. today, PNoy delivered a two minute departure speech.

October 27, 2010 is declared as Special Non-working Holiday

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 | NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

President Benigno Noynoy Aquino III has approved a Commission on Elections (Comelec) resolution that seeks for a special holiday. PNOY has declared Wednesday, October 27, 2010, as a special non-working holiday for selected barangays, to pave the way for the holding of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

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