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CSWD fetes older persons contribution to society

OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 12 (PIA)--Older persons can still actively contribute to the society and to their respective communities. ...


Marawi rehab still on track, PRRD to lead Oct. 31 groundbreaking

MANILA, Oct. 19 -- Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairperson Sec. Eduardo del Rosario today assured the residents of Marawi that ...


Marawi rehab still on track, PRRD to attend Oct. 31 groundbreaking

MANILA, Oct. 19 -- Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairperson Sec. Eduardo del Rosario today assured the residents of Marawi that ...


National Statistics Month highlights tourism growth in Bataan

BALANGA CITY, Oct 19 (PIA) -- Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Bataan Provincial Statistical Office recently kicked off the 29th National ...


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Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...

India's Punjab declares mourning as train incident kills 60

PUNJAB, India - In a shocking incident, a speeding commuter train in India's northern state of Punjab mowed down a ...

Chinese gross domestic product less than expected

BEIJING, China - The economy of the biggest populated country in the world reported on Friday that its economy is ...

Meghan Markle to attend fewer events during Royal Tour

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 21 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Harry and Meghan, began their 16-day travels across ...

China Top Official in Macau Dies in Fall From Building

BEIJING - China's top representative to Macau died late Saturday after falling from the building where he lived, the Chinese ...

Mohammad Abbas attains third spot in ICC Test rankings

Dubai [UAE], Oct 21 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas, who had taken a 10-wicket haul in the recently-concluded second ...

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Italy gets rating downgrade from Moodys

NEW YORK, New York – Moody’s has downgraded Italy’s sovereign debt rating once more, taking it a step closer to ...

Argentina records shock September inflation figure of 6.5%

BEUNOS AIRES, Argentina - Shocked by an inflation rate of 6.5% last month, Argentina’s treasury minister was insisting Friday that ...

U.S. stocks finish week on mixed note

NEW YORK, New York - Concerns about trade tariffs and rising U.S. interest rates kept investors on Wall Street cautious ...

JPMorgan to hire 1,000 at its new Silicon Valley campus

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to attract more talent at its California office, JPMorgan Chase & Co announced that ...

Facebook's latest appointment hotly debated globally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Battling a barrage of controversies, the world's largest social media company, Facebook made an announcement on Friday ...

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Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...


55 killed in sectarian violence sparked at Nigerian market

KADUNA, Nigeria - A spat that broke out between porters in a Nigerian town sparked violent sectarian clashes between young ...


U.S. to pull out of nuclear with with Russia

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that the United States is withdrawing from its landmark Intermediate-Range ...


Judiciary will have the final say, says Saudi HRC

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia was insisting Saturday that its judiciary has full autonomy in investigating, and potentially prosecting ...


Former prime minister of Netherlands is dead at age 80

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, who helped forge the country's famed consensus-based politics and oversaw ...


No skepticism over Saudi actions in Middle East

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – While the international community was expressing scepticism about steps taken by Saudi Arabia in the case ...


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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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