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Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...


US, Philippines to set up 4 new bases against China

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): The United States and the Philippines have agreed that the former's forces can use four ...


US military to have access to Philippines defence bases to counter China in SCS

Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): To counter China's aggressive territorial posturing in the South China Sea, the Philippines agreed to ...


US, Philippines Move Closer to Face China's Belligerence

Manila, Philippines - The Philippines is moving to strengthen ties with the United States, granting U.S. forces access to an ...


Philippines Grants US Military Access to More Bases

The United States and the Philippines announced an agreement Thursday that will give the U.S. military access to four new ...


China should change its mindset, learn to respect territorial integrity: Report

Beijing [China], February 2 (ANI): Since the occupation of Tibet, China has generally been seen as a military expansionist country ...


China making claims on our territory: Philippines raises concern on Beijing's aggressive behavior in SCS

Hong Kong, February 1 (ANI): Beijing's unending quest to dominate the South China Sea has put irked the Philippines and ...


China's outbound travel numbers renew global economic recovery hopes

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese people's rekindled passion for traveling abroad over the Spring Festival ...


6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines's Babag

Manila [Phillipines], February 1 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Babag, a neighbourhood in the ...


US Defense Officials Hopeful for Deal with Manila

ZAMBOANGA, PHILIPPINES - Senior U.S. defense officials are expressing optimism that a high-level visit to the Philippines will pay off, ...


UN Rights Expert Warns Myanmar Military Planning Sham Elections

United Nations - The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar warned Tuesday that two years after its coup, Myanmar's military will ...


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NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

China says shipments of smartphones in 2022 falls to lowest in decade

BEIJING, China: As COVID-19 restrictions and a slowing economy curbed consumer demand in 2022, China's smartphone sales witnessed a record ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

South Korea to aid public with more energy vouchers

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean officials have said that the government will double energy vouchers and provide discounts on gas ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

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US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

At 10.5 million vehicles sold, Toyota is top automaker in 2022

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, maintaining its position as the world's top-selling ...

Nasdaq Composite jumps more than 3 percent on Meta surge

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks had a hay day Thursday with Facebook parent Meta rocketing up nearly 30 ...

Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

China to allow return of Japanese tourists following retaliatory ban

TOKYO, Japan: In a statement posted on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo, Beijing announced that it will ...

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US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...


NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...


Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...


TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...


Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...


Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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