What is Single’s Day, the new shopping phenomenon taking the world by storm | The Citizen

What started as an unofficial holiday which originated as Bachelor’s Day in China as an anti-Valentine’s Day encouraging people to celebrate their singleness – has now evolved into a full-blown global shopping event. Despite having earned the name as ‘Single’s Day’ this shopping phenomenon encourages people, no matter what their relationship status, to head to … Read more

Rescuers search for bodies as Philippines storm death toll hits 101 | The Citizen

Philippine rescuers on Monday waded through thigh-deep mud using long pieces of wood to search for bodies buried by a landslide, as the death toll from a powerful storm rose to 101. Just over half of the fatalities were from a series of flash floods and landslides unleashed by Tropical Storm Nalgae, which destroyed villages … Read more

From pretenders to contenders, can the Sharks take the URC by storm? | The Citizen

If the second half of their thumping 40-12 win over Glasgow Warriors in Durban is anything to go by, the Sharks can finally turn from pretenders to contenders in the United Rugby Championship (URC). Despite making last season’s quarterfinals it was a bit of an underwhelming campaign for the Sharks as with their Springbok contingent … Read more

Storm Reid Says “Euphoria” Fans Shout At Her On Campus at USC

While appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday night, Euphoria star Storm Reid talked all about what it’s like to go back to school this semester, and how her fellow college students react to seeing her around campus — let’s just say, USC class of ‘26 is clearly #TeamGia. The 19-year-old actress and producer spoke … Read more

Storm forces Philippine schools to shut day after reopening | The Citizen

Schools were ordered shut across the northern Philippines Tuesday — a day after many resumed in-person learning for the first time since Covid-19 hit — as torrential rain and strong winds pounded the main island of the archipelago. Severe tropical storm Ma-on struck the northeast coast of Luzon around mid-morning, raking the largely agricultural region … Read more