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Proton grounded due to serious safety concerns, and there's a connection to the Progress accident

Proton has a fairly checkered history, going in fits and starts from the UR-500 program in the 1960s where it competed directly with the N-1 for funding, to the workhorse commercial heavy-lift rocket sold in the 21st Century by International Launch Alliance, a cooperative venture of RSC Khrunichev and Lockheed Martin.  760 more words

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Senate to probe alleged POC unsettled fund, eligibility rules

SENATOR Sonny Angara, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, has filed Senate Resolution 229: directing the Committee on Sports to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the alleged unliquidated funds released to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and the unjust imposition of eligibility requirements for the candidates for POC president thereby limiting the participation of other members. 225 more words

Irkutsk, Russia, June 2016

So there we were in Russia, and of course we had no place to stay. DH wandered out of the train station with a phrase book and the best of of intentions. 792 more words

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New Customs law will minimize cases of “corruption and smuggling” – Angara

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President Benigno Aquino signed Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA); making it into a law on Monday… 16 more words