Who is Gwendolyne Fourniol, Miss World Philippines 2022?

Gwendolyne Fourniol was crowned Miss World Philippines 2022 during the pageant’s coronation night, which began on Sunday evening, June 5 and ended up running until the early hours of Monday, June 6. The 21-year-old stunner from Negros Occidental bested 35 other candidates to take home the Miss World Philippines title on her second try. Second … Read more

Axon halts Taser drone work as some on ethics panel said to resign

(1st UPDATE) Chief executive Rick Smith says Axon ‘will continue to seek diverse perspectives to challenge our thinking and help guide other technology options that we should be considering’ Taser-maker Axon Enterprise Inc said on Sunday, June 5, it was halting work on a project to equip drones with stun guns to combat mass shootings, … Read more

When do they become complicit?

The business community sighed with relief when the economic team of president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., led by incoming finance secretary Benjamin Diokno, was finally announced. Felipe Medalla will be governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Arsenio Balisacan will head the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), and Alfredo Pascual, the trade and industry … Read more

[New School] What my all-girls school taught me about love

Despite my occasional enjoyment of romantic comedies, I am not an affectionate person. I don’t see grand professions of love, physical touch, and all other cheesy shenanigans as things I want. Ironically, though, I loved thinking about love via love languages, funny TikToks covering attachment struggles, the stupid things people would do “for its sake,” … Read more

Russia strikes Kyiv again after weeks, Putin warns West on missile supplies

KYIV, Ukraine – Russia struck Kyiv with missiles for the first time in more than a month, while President Vladimir Putin warned he would strike new targets in the country if western nations supplied Ukraine with longer-range missiles. In Sievierodonetsk, the main battlefield in the east where Russia has concentrated its forces recently, Ukraine officials … Read more

South Korea, US launch 8 missiles in response to North’s missile tests

An official from South Korea’s Defense Ministry confirms eight Army Tactical Missile Systems had been fired, with one being from the US Army SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea and the United States fired eight surface-to-surface missiles early on Monday, June 6, off South Korea’s east coast after North Korea launched a barrage of short-range … Read more

Cagayan de Oro seeks stricter rules on military drones following crash

The crash of one of PAF’s Israel-made unmanned aerial vehicles near a popular mountain resort in a town near Cagayan de Oro raises serious public safety concerns in areas surrounding the old city airport CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Cagayan de Oro officials called for clear and stricter regulations on the use of military … Read more

6 dead in Philadelphia and Tennessee in latest US mass shootings

Mass shootings in Pennsylvania and Tennessee killed at least six people and wounded more than 25, police said on Sunday, June 5, in the latest cases of US gun violence after recent mosques in Texas, New York and Oklahoma. Multiple shooters opened fire in Philadelphia’s busy South Street, an area filled with bars and restaurants, … Read more

Nadal destroys Ruud to win 14th French Open title, 22nd Grand Slam crown

Rafael Nadal stretches his record of men’s singles Grand Slam titles to 22, two ahead of fellow tennis superstars Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer PARIS, France – Rafael Nadal brutally crushed Casper Ruud on Sunday, June 5, to lift a record-extending 14th French Open trophy and increase his lead at the top of the list … Read more