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Who is Dennis Uy: The New Pacman

Photo from PCOO. FOR ALL his tough talk against corruption, President Rodrigo Duterte makes no effort to mask the rampant ...


Media Clueless about Pork in the 2019 National Budget

CMFR file photo. IN 2013, the Supreme Court declared pork barrel as unconstitutional, the name given to the practice inserted ...


Head Start Advantage: PCIJ Report Bares Pre-campaign Spending

Screengrab from PCIJ. THE RACE officially started on February 12, but the contenders have been burning money on advertisements way ...


Sara Duterte to decide on presidential bid by 2021

Sara Duterte to decide on presidential bid by 2021 Rappler For now, the presidential daughter urges her supporters to stop ...


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Markets across Asia record solid gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Investors ansd traders in Asia were in a good mood Wednesday sending all the major indices out ...

The Week In Russia: The State Of The Nation And Its Missiles

Editor's Note: To receive Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia each week via e-mail, subscribe by clicking here . President Vladimir ...

US, China start Washington meeting with soybean deal

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 23 (ANI): The meeting between US President Donald Trump and China's Vice Premier Liu He is ...

Report: Kim Jong Un Has Purged a Confirmed 421 Officials

A report published Friday by a Seoul-based North Korean defector-led NGO details the extreme measures by which Kim Jong Un ...

China Indicts Detained Human Rights Lawyer For 'Subversion'

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have indicted detained human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng on subversion charges, a ...

Tibetan Graduates Edged Out by Chinese Competitors for Jobs in Tibet

Tibetan university graduates are facing increasing difficulty finding jobs in Tibetan regions of China, with Han Chinese flooding job markets ...

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IQVIA announces 100 new jobs for Dublin operation

DUBLIN, Ireland - New York Stock Exchange-listed IQVIA, a global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services ...

U.S. stocks finish the week on a high note

NEW YORK, New York - Trade talks between China and the United States, which resumed in Wsahington on Wednesday, dominated ...

Saudi Arabia cements trade with China in $10 billion refinery plan

BEIJING, China - Saudi Arabia has cemented trade ties with China with the move by Saudi Aramco to enter into ...

Bourses in Asia end week on indecisive note

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were a mixed bag on Friday as investors weighed up prospects for a trade ...

Data protection and analytics conference to be staged in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland – Truata which officially opened its new headquarters in Dublin on Wednesday, has said it is organising a ...

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Egyptian justice system heavily reliant on torture, says OHCHR

Fifteen death row inmates have been executed in Egypt so far this month despite claims from many that they were ...


What is next for Iraq?

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Large portions of the Islamic State in Iraq have been either killed, captured or forced underground over ...


Blast in Syrian city kills 5 bomb disposal experts

DAMASCUS, Syria - Five bomb disposal experts have been killed in a targeted attack in Syria. A car laden with ...


Jussie Smollett granted bail, accused of staging attack on himself

CHICAGO, Illinois - U.S. actor Jussie Smollett was granted bail on Thursday after appearing in a Chicago court charged with ...


Apartment buildings and warehouses destroyed in deadly fire in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores of people have died tragically in a fire that has ripped through apartment buildings, a restaurant ...


Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders picks Muslim to lead campaign

MONTPELIER, Vermont - Soon after announcing he is having another tilt at the presidency, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has named a ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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