Eight persons were reported dead in Wuhan, in Hubei province, and 280 others were injured after Friday’s tornado ripped through the district of Caidian at 8:39 p.m., the agency reported.
The tornado toppled 27 houses and damaged 130 more as well as two tower cranes and 8,000 square meters of sheds at construction sites, it added.
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Senators: Gov't funds enough for herd immunity
There are sufficient funds to purchase jabs for 117 million Filipinos to achieve herd immunity, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said during a hearing of the Senate committee of the whole.
DOTr to address long lines at train, bus stations
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is stepping up its efforts to address long queues at rail stations and bus stops along EDSA.
US crosses 600 K COVID deaths
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GILAS FACES ‘KOREAN CURSE'
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Digital vote fraud
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San Juan will begin vaccinating poor residents or those belonging to the A5 category, the local government announced yesterday.
Miriam's Timeless Magic
To those who admired and loved her, she was a “political prophet,” a timeless legacy that every Filipino should be thankful for.
NCR+ Still Under GCQ Until June 30
‘Surge still possible in MM’
Gilas Final 12 Known Today
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is confident that youth-laden Gilas Pilipinas will deliver a strong performance against fancied opponents in the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers beginning tomorrow in Clark, Pampanga.
Biden Takes Tea With The Queen
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China to Send 3 Male Astronauts to Its Space Station in June
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China’s commerce ministry on Thursday welcomed the removal of Xiaomi Corp. from a U.S. government blacklist, a day after the U.S. reversed a ban on U.S. investments in the smartphone maker that was imposed under former President Donald Trump.
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Reincarnation And Realpolitik
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DEADLY WUHAN COVER-UP!
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US, CHINA CONSULTED ON SAFETY AS THEIR CRAFTS HEADED TO MARS
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China announced tax breaks this week to spur growth of its semiconductor industry following U.S. sanctions that alarmed the ruling Communist Party by cutting offaccess to American processor chips for tech giant Huawei and some other companies.
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