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French baguettes get UNESCO heritage status

PARIS, France - The French baguette - "250 grams of magic and perfection", in the words of President Emmanuel Macron, and one of the abiding symbols of the nation is the French baguettes - was given UNESCO heritage status...

Bomber threatens to blow up football stadium in Decibel

Brace yourselves as a new Korean movie hits the Philippine cinemas - Decibel - an action-thriller movie now showing in cinemas nationwide in which a bomber threatens to blow up a football stadium. A film by screenwriter-director - Hwang In-Ho,...

Director Benedict Mique Jr: Stop poverty porn in PH flicks

Benedict Mique Jr., seasoned movie-tv screenwriter and director of the popular series "Mars Ravelo's Darna," has encouraged young filmmakers to stop poverty porn in local movies and sell the beauty of the Philippines to the international market. During an intimate...

Actor O Yeong-su from Squid Game sued for sexual misconduct

Korean actor O Yeong-su, 78, who played Oh Il-nam in the hit Netflix series "Squid Game,' has been indicted for alleged indecent assault of a woman. O Yeong-su, who won a 2022 Golden Globe best supporting actor award for his...

China’s daily Covid cases highest since pandemic began

China's daily Covid cases have climbed to the highest since the pandemic began, official data showed Thursday, despite the government persisting with a zero-tolerance approach involving gruelling lockdowns and travel restrictions. The numbers are relatively small when compared with China's...

Los Angeles elects Karen Bass as first woman mayor

LOS ANGELES, United States - Residents of Los Angeles have elected Karen Bass as mayor, vote projections indicated Wednesday, making her the first woman to head America's second biggest city. Lifelong Democrat Bass, who is Black and a longtime US...

Mom heartbreaking letter on Actor Lee Jihan

The mother of Korean actor and "Produce 101" season 2 alumnus Lee Jihan, who died in a crowd crush in Itaewon, Seoul on Oct. 29, posted a heartbreaking letter addressed to his late son. Lee Jihan, 24, was one of...

‘Enola Holmes 2’ debuts, tops Netflix chart

Manila, Nov. 9 -- "Enola Holmes 2," the mystery movie starring Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill, debuted at No. 1 on Netflix's Global Top 10 chart, which ranks the most watched shows and films on the platform. With 64.08...

Korea’s first lunar orbiter sends BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ music video 1.2-M km from space to Earth

South Korea's first lunar orbiter, Danuri, has successfully transmitted photos and video including BTS' "Dynamite" from outer space to Earth. This was announced by Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), and the Electronics and Telecommunications...

World population at 8 billion humans – and still growing

The United Nations estimates that the global population will reach 8 billion humans by mid-November, and will continue to grow, albeit at a slower pace and with regional disparities, in the decades to come. Here are some key takeaways from...
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French baguettes get UNESCO heritage status

PARIS, France - The French baguette - "250 grams of magic and perfection", in the words of President Emmanuel...
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