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Croatia to build new wind farm

ZAGREB, Sept. 18 — A new wind farm, financed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), will be built near the Croatian southern coast city of Dubrovnik, Croatian News Agency reported on Wednesday.

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Sept. 18 — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) regional office here is continuously empowering communities in the region through the application of science and technology.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) — The environment department's Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) set a three-pronged strategy in addressing Metro Manila's worsening air pollution to help better protect public health.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 — An international team of researchers has found a supermassive black hole at the heart of an ultracompact dwarf galaxy, making this tiny galaxy the smallest ever found to host such a massive light-sucking object.

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Austria hard-hit by climate change

VIENNA, Sept. 18 — Austria has been particularly hard-hit by climate change with average temperatures rising almost two degrees Celsius since 1880 compared to the global average of 0.85 degrees, a Europe-wide study into the phenomenon has revealed Wednesday.

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WPF provides Bicol with more AWS

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 18 (PNA) – The Weather Philippines Foundation (WPF) has provided Bicol with eight more sets of Automated Weather Stations (AWS), this time to an equal number of municipalities in the province of Camarines Norte.

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By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Sept. 18 (PNA) – Cebuano netizens may not have noticed it yet, but “Bisdaks” (short for Bisayang dako or true-blooded Cebuano), wherever they are in the world, may now look something up on Google using Cebuano as search language.

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EDINBURGH, Sept. 18 – Scottish politicians and celebrities attended Thursday the historic referendum on the country's independence.

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 18 -– The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Science Education Institute (SEI), Thursday announced the availability of scholarships for Junior Level college students.

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By Merlito Edale

ILAGAN CITY, ISABELA, Sept 18 (PNA) — Isabela governor Faustino G. Dy III has urged all education officials in Isabela to include disaster risk reduction and climate change in the school curriculum to ensure that even the pupils and students are knowledgeable enough on disaster risk reduction and climate change.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) — The environment department's Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) set a three-pronged strategy for addressing Metro Manila's worsening air pollution to help better protect public health.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 — U.S. space agency NASA said Wednesday its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will enter orbit around the Red Planet this weekend, completing a 10-month space journey spanning 442 million miles (711 million kilometers).

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 — The globally averaged temperature for August 2014 was the highest for the month since record keeping began in 1880, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday.

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By Judy Flores Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 18 (PNA) -– United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg highlighted in a seminar the importance of US–Philippines partnerships on building resilient communities and adopting strategic and sustainable mitigating measures in response to global climate change and environmental concerns.

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ILOILO CITY, Sept. 18 — The Iloilo provincial government will celebrate the yearly “Fiesta sa Kakahuyan” by planting 10,000 mangrove seedlings along the coastal road from the boundary of Iloilo City to Dumangas town in the fourth district of the province.

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SHENYANG, Sept. 18 — China marked the 83rd anniversary of the 9.18 Incident on Thursday in a high-profile manner, as senior Communist Party of China official Liu Yunshan joined citizens to strike a big bell on which was carved with "never forget national humiliation."

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UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 18 — About 2.14 million people were displaced in India last year due to natural disasters, according to a United Nations-backed report which said the country was third after the Philippines and China to record the highest levels of displacement in 2013. (PNA/PTI)

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KRASNOARMEISK, Sept. 18 — Preparations for the first launch of Russia’s new rocket Angara scheduled for late December are going as planned, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Wednesday.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi wreaks havoc in China

BEIJING, Sept. 18 — Typhoon Kalmaegi has affected 5.97 million people in south China, leaving three dead and one missing, said the state flood control authorities on Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 — U.S. space agency NASA announced Tuesday that it has awarded contracts to Boeing and SpaceX to build commercial spaceships that will send U.S. astronauts to space from American soil.

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