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  • U.S. has second slowest LTE speeds in the world, report says

    U.S. has second slowest LTE speeds in the world, report says
    American carriers do a solid job providing coverage with their LTE networks, but when it comes to speed, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have a hard time keeping up with the rest of the world. U.S. carriers average the second-slowest speed among...
  • Mitch Albom: Love of books endures in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines -- The white-haired woman is short but stands straight, in a pink blouse and flat shoes, with mostly unwrinkled skin, a wide nose and a broad smile that nearly leaps from her face when she laughs. You congratulate her on being 90 years...
  • Asian Versions of 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Gossip Girl' and 'ER' Planned

    "Pretty Little Liars," "Gossip Girl" and "ER" are heading overseas, as WBTV announced today that three of its popular shows have been commissioned and optioned as local versions in the Philippines, Thailand and India, respectively. The 22-episode...
  • ‘Grimm’ star Reggie Lee on fairy tales, first names and killer doughnuts

     
    As Sgt. Wu on NBC's “Grimm,” actor Reggie Lee dutifully has helped solve some of Portland's most bizarre and often […]...
  • Park Ridge discusses economic development

    Park Ridge discusses economic development
    With an economic recovery underway, the time to hire someone to promote Park Ridge's economic development is now, city officials said as aldermen continue parsing the proposed budget for 2014-15. City Manager Shawn Hamilton said on March 4 he wants to...
  • Foot doctor hoofs it back to L.A.

    Foot doctor hoofs it back to L.A.
    Dr. David Rizzo's love affair with Los Angeles was rock solid for decades. The first sign of trouble came last year, when the house-call foot doctor finally grew tired of logging so many hours in his car and decided to break off the relationship. Rizzo,...
  • Makati City, in the Philippines, deemed selfie capital of the world

    Makati City, in the Philippines, deemed selfie capital of the world
    Where are the most selfie-obsessed places on the planet? Makati City outside Manila in the Philippines has been dubbed the selfie capital of the world by Time magazine, which also ranked the Disney dominated Anaheim-Santa Ana area as fourth. Sorry,...
  • Measles cases continue to rise in California, officials warn

    Measles cases continue to rise in California, officials warn
    State health officials announced Friday that the number of measles cases in California was far higher compared to the same time last year. The California Department of Public Health confirmed 32 such cases so far this year, compared to three measles...
  • Healing power of art

    Healing power of art
    The first time Linda Lawler spoke to Jacky she expected their conversation to be somber — sad, even. Instead, she was taken by the joy and hope beaming from the young woman, whose real name and age are not being used to protect her privacy....
  • Osaka Fest Rewards Philippines, Korea Titles

    HONG KONG - The Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan wrapped on Sunday with its top prize going to "Shift" by Philippines director Siege Ledesma. The jury said that films from South Korea and The Philippines stood out, and that it had awarde the Grand...
  • Cable operators offer the Filipino Channel in wake of disaster

    U.S. cable television operators -- including Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications -- are allowing more customers access to the Filipino Channel in the wake of last week's devastating Typhoon Haiyan. The channel has been providing special coverage...
  • Typhoon Haiyan and the language of disaster

     Typhoon Haiyan and the language of disaster
    A lie repeated often and confidently enough can become widely mistaken for the truth, becoming a belief that obscures the facts. False beliefs about disaster follow this model; their poison is concentrated in a few oft-deployed words, notably "mobs,"...