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    Cebuana Lhuillier Micro Savings: A Convenient Way to Save Money

    Many Filipinos opted to save money at home because of banking fears especially when an ordinary account holder could not afford to maintain the transactions in financial institutions and the bank will take away every single centavo left because of dormancy charges. After successfully created a bank account with numerous requirements and high initial deposit, the next problem for a customer is the maintaining balance which is usually not below P3,000 or depending on the bank’s policy. Also, bank operations usually opens at 9:00AM and closes as late as 4:30 PM. What if you what to immediately deposit your hard-earned salary or withdraw more than P20,000 (usual allowable withdrawal amount…

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    Bieber Arrested, Makes Bail on DUI Charges

    Days after neighbors filed a complaint alleging him of causing tens of thousands of dollars in damages to their property, Justin Bieber was nabbed for driving under the influence and resisting arrest. It looked like he had a little too much for his system to handle. Away from the high tech kaoss pad 3 plus DJ mixers of the dance clubs, Bieber took to the streets to burn rubber in an impromptu drag racing. With him during his escapade was a female friend and his own entourage who was responsible for blocking off traffic so that Bieber can drag race in a borrowed yellow Lamborghini. When he was arrested, Bieber…

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    US Homeowners Warned Against Moving Scams

    The US government has recently indicted the owner of Golden Hands of Colorado for a long list of charges including extortion and theft.  This came after a couple of Federal Bureau of Investigation posed as customers and entered into a moving contract with the company.  Already armed with video evidence surrendered by real customers, the Feds went undercover and discovered the scrupulous practices of Golden Hands. According to reports, there usually is an online company that books moving deals at very low prices that homeowners simply find too difficult to refuse.  Once the deal is booked, they farm the jobs out to real movers who then jack up the price…

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    Psy Apologizes For Anti-US Songs He Made Years Ago

    “Gangnam Style”, a viral smash hit with almost one billion hits since it was uploaded on YouTube in July 2012, continues to rake in not just fans but money for South Korean pop singer, Psy. The 34-year-old Park Jae-sang doesn’t play a hip baritone guitar but his song’s catchy tune and comical horse-riding dance have made him the top-grossing K-Pop star. However, not all his songs have been as widely accepted and some have even been criticized for their lyrics.   Recently, reports of his anti-US performances in 2004 surfaced. Eight years ago, Psy protested the deaths of two teenage South Korean girls who were run over by a U.S. tank…

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    Rapid Response Teams Deployed For Possible Gaza Evacuation

    On the wake of the Israeli missile attack in the Gaza strip last Sunday, the Philippine government has quickly formed two rapid response teams to be deployed to Egypt and Israel.  Some 100 Filipinos are estimated to be working and residing in and around the area where what is considered to be the deadliest airstrike thus far hit. They might not be wearing baby phat scrub tops but the members of these rapid response teams are trained and equipped to help with the evacuation of Filipino families who might be affected by the hostilities between the Israelis and the Palestines.  The authorities in the Philippine embassies in Tel Aviv and…

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    Rare Earths News: Increasing Demand for Metals

    Among the latest Lynas Corporation news is the approval of a temporary license for the operation of a rare earths plant in Malaysia. The news is said to be a significant triumph for Lynas and could ultimately proved to alter the entire face of the rare earths market round the world. The rare earths plant in Malaysia is the largest outside of China and has been ready to go into production for several months. It could be a vital tool in breaking the strong grip China has held on rare earths processing for decades. The Importance of Rare Earths  Although a relatively new term in the mining investing world, rare…

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    Neil Armstrong Dies At 82

    The first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, dies at the age of 82. In a statement of his family, Armstrong was said to have died due to complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. However, it was not reported where he died and the itinerary of his wake and interment were not yet divulged in public. It was Armstrong who commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon in July 20, 1969. He radioed back to Earth the historic news of “one giant leap for mankind.” He and fellow U.S. astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin spent nearly three hours walking on the moon, collecting samples, conducting experiments and…

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    US Woman Gave Birth To Her Grandson

    It may not be the first time in other countries but I only now heard of this kind a surprising but somehow touching story of a woman who gave birth to her grandson. In a report from Portland Press Herald newspaper, Linda Sirois gave birth on August 13 for her daughter, Angel Hebert. The 49-year old woman from the United States were convinced to become a gestational surrogate for her daughter after being advised not to become pregnant because of a heart condition. It took several years before Sirois accepted the offer. The Hebert couple got the word  last summer. Sirois has four children, including twins, and her youngest kids…