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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Putangina: Reuters and USA Owe Apologies, Not Philippine President Duterte

Reuters' contextless mistranslation of Duterte's statement and its continuous spin makes USA, Obama and Clinton look like gullible fools.

Gina Lopez, a “Crusader,” Sets Philippines Water, Mining Safety on Unexpected New Course

Philippines' new environment secretary vows to enforce rule of law to safeguard the environment, farmers and indigenous peoples.

Duterte: US Destroying the Middle East, Importing Terrorism

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte blamed US-led interventions as they are the ones importing terrorism around the world.

Philippines willing to share South China Sea: Manila

Philippines is willing to share natural resources with Beijing in South China Sea areas even if it wins a legal challenge says Duterte Administration.

Bangladesh Central Bank SWIFT Hacked for Billion Dollars

Bangladesh Central Bank account at NY Federal Reserve was hacked to transfer nearly $1 billion to accounts in The Philippines and diverted to casinos.

Nigeria Now World’s Largest Producer of Cassava

Nigeria has become the largest producer of cassava in the world with an annual output of 45 million metric tons.

Nigeria: Groups Reject Planned Introduction of Genetically Modified Maize, Cotton in Nigeria

Nigerian groups urged the federal government to reject Monsanto's applications, arguing that that there is a serious lack of capacity to adequately control and monitor the human and environmental risks of GM crops.

20 bln USD idle in domiciliary accounts of Nigerians: Apex Bank

20 billion U.S. dollars is found to be idle in some domiciliary accounts of Nigerian citizens, which suggests sabotage as local currency continues to fall against dollars, says Nigerian Central Bank.

US Sends Navy Warships to West Philippine Sea to Confront China

In response to China's disposal of an abandoned Filipino ship in Jackson Atoll to protect the marine environment, the United States Navy has sent an aircraft carrier and a fleet of warships with its 7,000 sailors to the West Philippine Sea.

China Sent Ships to West Philippine Sea Only to Dispose Abandoned Filipino Ship

China admits in sending several ships to Quirino Atoll in the West Philippine Sea but only to remove an abandoned Filipino ship that had run aground on the shoal in late 2015 which might cause possible impediment to navigation safety and damage to the marine environment.

China shuts down 28,000 illegal websites in national crackdown

Fifteen million illegal publications and websites were confiscated and closed down, with another 28,000 illegal sites were shut down in China. The campaign against online pornography will continue through 2016.

China to announce lowest defense budget rise in six years

China to release its lowest military budget increase in six years following last year's announcement of a slimmer military.