November, 2016

November 29th, 2016UncategorizedPhilippine Festivals 0 Comments

The Provincial of Government of Negros Occidental has reached the target 10,000 participants and guests in its hosting of the 11th Philippine Bird Festival from November 24 to 27. Themed “Pagpanghangkat sa aton tanan, kabuhing ilahas aton amligan,” the four-day activity ended on Sunday. Records of the Provincial Environment Management Office (Pemo) showed that simultaneous […]

November 21st, 2016FeatureGood Earth 0 Comments

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BANGKOK — A Siamese fighting fish with the colors of the Thai national flag has been bought for a record breaking 53,500 baht ($1,530/₱75,651.62) at an online auction, making it the most expensive Betta fish to ever be sold. Pictures of the fish, with its blue, red and white horizontal stripes mimicking the Thai flag,

November 16th, 2016Feature, gadgets, google, machine, technologyGood Earth 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is promising that its widely used translation service is now even more fluent, thanks to an advance that’s enabling its computers to interpret complete sentences. That may sound simple, but it took years of engineering to pull off. Until now, Google’s technology analyzed phrases in pieces and then cobbled together a

November 16th, 2016Feature, gadgets, google, machine, technologyGood Earth 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is promising that its widely used translation service is now even more fluent, thanks to an advance that’s enabling its computers to interpret complete sentences. That may sound simple, but it took years of engineering to pull off. Until now, Google’s technology analyzed phrases in pieces and then cobbled together a

DESPITE the frenetic pace of modern life, the past still haunts and somehow beckons. Ancient monuments and artifacts, age-old buildings and art, yesteryear’s lifestyle and furnishings still fascinate today’s millennial. Hence the presence of lifestyle and art and antique museums. One of them in Cebu is the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House. Read More

November 9th, 2016Featured SlideshowGood Earth 0 Comments

CEBU. Egret in Bantayan Island taken on October 26, 2016.  (Photo by: Alex Badayos, SunStar Cebu Chief Photographer)

November 9th, 2016Featured SlideshowGood Earth 0 Comments

CEBU. What  a wonderful world. Who’s from Tabuelan? (Photo by Alex Badayos, SunStar Cebu Chief Photographer)

November 9th, 2016Featured SlideshowGood Earth 0 Comments

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A fisherman fishes in the vast mangrove area of Del Carmen, Siargao Island. Mangroves, an essential part of the marine ecosystem, are vanishing along the coasts of Misamis Oriental. (Erwin Mascariñas)

November 9th, 2016climate change, global warming, NewsGood Earth 0 Comments

MOSCOW — A new research paper drafted by Australian scientists states that if our planet’s current carbon-emission trends continue to rise, “the hottest year on record globally in 2015 could be just another average year by 2025.” The document was released the same day as the Paris Climate Change Agreement, a pact signed by the

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