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PH Army, Air Force on standby for 'Karding' relief ops
MANILA – The Philippine Army (PA) and Philippine Air Force (PAF) are now preparing all available personnel and assets for possible humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) missions in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Karding.
PA spokesperson Col. Xerxes Trinidad, in a statement Sunday night, said the Army has marshaled around 200 personnel who are ready to risk limbs and life to save lives.
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NASA to crash spacecraft into asteroid in dry run to save Earth
HOUSTON – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is going to smash a spacecraft into an asteroid purposely on Monday at 7.14 p.m. EST (1214GMT) in a first-of-its-kind mission to protect the Earth.
The project, called the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), will intentionally crash the space probe to see whether deflecting space rock could one day prevent the planet from being destroyed by a potentially catastrophic impact from an asteroid.
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71 MMDA pumping stations 100% operational
MANILA – All 71 pumping stations in the National Capital Region (NCR) are 100 percent operational to mitigate flooding while the entire frontline team of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) involved in emergency response is on a "no day off, no leave" status.
As the country braces for the effects of Super Typhoon Karding, the MMDA assured on Sunday it is monitoring the situation in NCR, with its metro base's closed-circuit television cameras working.
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Ilocos Norte suspends work, classes on Sept. 26
LAOAG CITY – Work in government offices and classes in all levels in public schools in Ilocos Norte are suspended Monday due to inclement weather brought about by Typhoon Karding (international name Noru).
In a statement, Ilocos Norte Gov. Matthew Joseph Manotoc said work in private companies and classes in private schools are left to the discretion of their respective heads.
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Six reasons why you should always read books to your children
Aside from having a bond between you and your child, a bedtime story has lots of health benefits for the development of your child.
Several studies show that reading books to children especially toddlers and pre-schoolers has a better vocabulary than those who aren't read to at all.
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