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Jaishankar congratulates Philippines Ambassador on being appointed as Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Manila [Philippines], July 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday congratulated the Philippines Ambassador Enrique A. Manalo on ...


Is Australia in the firing line of a new Chinese campaign against the US?

How can Australia navigate the tough and dangerous strategic environment in Asia today with America and China competing to be ...


Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Becomes Philippine President

Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, became the 17th president of the Philippines Thursday, successfully fulfilling ...


Xi congratulates Marcos on inauguration as Philippine president

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent a congratulatory letter to ...


Marcos sworn in as Philippines' new president

© Provided by Xinhua Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos was sworn in as the 17th president of the Philippines. The new president ...


Marcos Jr sworn in as Phillipines 17th President

Manila [Philippines], June 30 (ANI): Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr was sworn in as the 17th president of the Philippines in ...


Maria Ressa: Philippines Affirms News Site Shutdown Order

Honolulu - Filipino journalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa announced in a speech in Hawaii Tuesday that the ...


Thailand Hosts Transgender Pageant as Equality Drive Hits Parliament

For nearly 50 years Tiffany's Show Pattaya, a cabaret in eastern Thailand, has been a venue for pageantry and a ...


UAE leaders congratulate President of Philippines on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 12th June, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...


UAE President, VP congratulate President-elect of Philippines

ABU DHABI, 1st June, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...


Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Philippines, no casualties reported so far

MANILA, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 jolted Batangas province on the main ...


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After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...

Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

China Urges Myanmar Junta to Hold Talks With Opponents

Beijing - China's foreign minister called for Myanmar's junta to hold talks with its opponents Sunday during his first visit ...

Australian PM Pledges Military Aid on Kyiv Visit

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Sunday pledged further military support to Ukraine, including armored vehicles and drones, while meeting ...

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Barbecues in jeopardy as food prices jump for US Fourth of July

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to surging food prices, summer cookouts for the U.S. Independence Day holiday are more expensive, forcing Americans ...

US employers see small shift as job market cooling

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a cardboard box factory outside Baltimore, people have been walking into the office of Paul Centenari, chief ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

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After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...


US flight attendant to mark 65 years serving air passengers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Bette Nash, age 86, has been named the longest serving flight attendant in the world, ...


UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...


Marine, Iwo Jima veteran, dies; last WW2 US Medal of Honor recipient

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hershel "Woody" Williams, the final surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War Two, has died at a ...


Norwegian cruise cancels voyage after ship strikes small iceberg

SEATTLE, Washington: A Norwegian cruise liner has canceled its sailing and returned to port after damage was discovered following its ...


US sanctions causes 90 percent drop in chips sent to Russia

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has said that since the U.S. and its allies imposed sanctions on Moscow ...


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