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Senior Czechs refine Wikipedia as retirement hobby

Prague, Czech Republic—A frail 80-year-old retiree does not fit everyone's idea of a tech-savvy Wikipedia writer, but Jirina Kadnerova is a devoted contributor to the online encyclopedia. On a sunny Sunday morning, Kadnerova, a former librarian and bibliographer, snaps away with her cell phone in the village of Sobehrdy south of Prague. She is gathering material on a local Protestant church for her next article, scuttering around the building with a...

Frasco: Whole-of-nation approach needed in tourism industry

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco stressed the importance of a whole-of-nation approach...

UPD scientist joins PH, NASA flight to study Asian air quality

An atmospheric physicist from the University of the Philippines-Diliman (UPD) College of...

Did you know? St. Valentine is not just the patron saint of lovers

Today is Valentine’s Day. An informal occasion named after St. Valentine, who...

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