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Van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

The Singer Laren museum is currently closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Unfortunately, this did not stop the thief or thieves from stealing a Vincent Van Gogh painting.  “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring” by the influential Dutch painter was on loan from the Groninger Museum. It was said to be the only […]

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Pet dog dies after coronavirus quarantine in Hong Kong

The first dog in Hong Kong to test positive for the coronavirus has died, but the cause of death was undetermined.  South China Morning Post reported that the 17-year-old Pomeranian owned by a now-recovered COVID-19 patient passed away on Monday (March 16), two days after returning home from a government quarantine facility. According to the […]

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73 people die from alcohol poisoning in Iran: report

At least 73 people died in Iran due to alcohol poisoning after rumors spread throughout the country that consuming such would cure or prevent the spread of the coronavirus diseases (COVID-19), news agency Anadolu Agency reported. According to the Turkey-based international news agency, reported deaths came from the provinces of the Khuzestan, Alborz and Mazandaran. […]

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Want to avoid catching COVID-19? Don’t touch MEN

Aside from general safety precautions in avoiding the coronavirus, Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III advised the public to avoid touching MEN.  “Do not touch MEN. Ibig sabihin nun, do not touch mouth, eyes at tsaka nose,” he said in a DZMM interview. The World Health Organization (WHO) said that when an individual with […]

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K-pop star Chung Ha under quarantine after staff members tested positive for COVID-19

K-pop star Kim Chung-Ha, better known as Chungha is under “self-isolation” after two of her staff members tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  According Korean pop culture website Soompi, Chungha’s management agency MNH Entertainment released a statement on March 1, assuring that the 24-year-old singer tested negative for the disease.  “We immediately made Chungha […]

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Korean celebs donate over $2 million to help fight COVID-19 outbreak

South Korean celebrities have collectively donated over 2.5 billion won or $2 million to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a report on the entertainment news website Koreaboo. As of Friday, February 28, Agence France-Presse reported that coronavirus cases in South Korea have escalated to over 2,000.  A Philstar.com report said that […]

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LOOK: Celebrities share safety precautions after 1st nCoV positive case

Moments after news of the first confirmed case of the 2019 coronavirus broke out, different celebrities took to social media to share safety precautions to lessen the public’s panic.  The first patient of nCoV in the Philippines is a 38-year-old Chinese woman from Wuhan, China, the origin of the virus.  Writer and television host Bianca […]