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Serena Williams tried, but she was tired. Make that very tired. After having been pushed to the brink in the second set, she looked physically and emotionally spent the rest of the way. As much as her spirit was willing, her flesh was decidedly weak;

MARKUS WINKLER-UNSPLASHIn a briefing in early July, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. likened the Omicron variant of COVID-19 to the flu. He said that “it is a little contagious but it does not hit as hard.”1President Marcos’ statement was wrong and misleading. But then, other

SCOTT GRAHAM-UNSPLASHWhen I think of the Philippine economy, I can’t help but think of contradictions, i.e., internally inconsistent or opposing elements at the same time.For example, think about this: The Philippines is a tropical country, i.e., it has a lot of sunlight. In the Philippines,

A satellite imagery shows closer view of reactors at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Ukraine, August 29, 2022. — MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES/HANDOUT VIA REUTERSKYIV — A nuclear power plant on the front line of the Ukraine war again lost external power, U.N. inspectors said on Saturday, fueling