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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 ...


Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 Richter scale jolts Philippines

Manila [Philippines], May 22 (ANI): An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Batangas province on ...


Philippines installs buoys in disputed South China Sea

Manila [Philippines], May 22 (ANI): The Philippines has installed the buoys and opened some command posts to assert its sovereignty ...


CBI registers FIR against Amrapali developers, searches premises

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered a case against the director ...


Yvette Jain is embodiment of power and is Women Leaders to look Up to in 2022

New Delhi [India] May 20 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz Celebrated the Success of Women leading by example with Glitz, Glamour and ...


Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods rises to 58

MANILA, 13th April, 2022 (WAM) -- The death toll from landslides and floods in the Philippines rose to 58 on ...


Comelec to resume voter registration for village, SK polls

MANILA - Voter registration is set to resume next month or July, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said.Commissioner ...


Service provider asked to explain poll items found in vacant lot

MANILA - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Monday it has directed its service provider, F2 Logistics, to explain ...


PRRD to public, private sectors: Invest in safer infra

MANILA - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday enjoined members of the public and private sector to invest in "safer" ...


Balisacan accepts chief economist post in next admin

MANILA - Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) chairperson Arsenio Balisacan confirmed on Monday that he has accepted the position as socioeconomic ...


Online sellers urged to ready platform for senior, PWD discounts

MANILA - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has urged e-commerce platforms to prepare their systems in accepting price ...


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American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

South Korea president pledges aid to North in treating Covid outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea: As North Korea grapples with a severe COVID-19 outbreak, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has said that ...

Conflicts over language stretch far beyond Russia and Ukraine

One key element of the war between Russia and Ukraine is Russian President Vladimir Putin's claim that the two countries ...

When is a species really extinct?

As the saying goes: "extinction is forever." The list of extinct animals, like Steller's sea cow, the Tasmanian wolf and ...

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Indian private space launch company Skyroot sees first launch in 2023

NEW DELHI, India: Skyroot, India's first privately held company to design, build and test a solid rocket propulsion system, successfully ...

Greenback under pressure in Asia, stocks close mostly higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly moderately higher at the close Monday, while the U.S. dollar was ...

Chinese voice criticism of $1,373 Gucci umbrella that cannot get wet

BEIJING, China: Chinese consumers have been vocal in their criticism of a $1,373 Gucci umbrella which should be kept out ...

Mercedes to install lighter batteries with 20-40% power boost

STUTTGART, Germany: Beginning in 2025, Mercedes-Benz will incorporate a new, highly energy-dense battery in its G-Class electric vehicles, potentially solving ...

Recession feared by as UK faces highest inflation in 40 years

LONDON, England: UK prices are rising at their fastest rate in 40 years, as higher energy bills are changing spending ...

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Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...


American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...


To help US businesses, 35,000 foreign workers to be taken in

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the inability of businesses to hire enough workers, the U.S. has announced that it will grant ...


US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...


Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...


After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...


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