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Nightmare taxi ride

By MB Online Taxicabs here in the Philippines have always had a notorious reputation among foreigners for their many gimmicks and poor service. Vlogger Haley…

Robot barista named "Sawyer" makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, Japanese meaning "Strange Cafe"in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara/MANILA BULLETIN)

Robot makes coffee at a new cafe in Tokyo

By the Associated Press Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista. The robot named Sawyer…




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January 1 marks mass birthday in Afghanistan

By Agence France-Presse January 1 is Samad Alawi's birthday. It's also the birthday of his wife, his two sons, 32 of his friends and thousands of…