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QC's clearing ops sustainable beyond 60 days-Belmonte

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA)--Mayor Joy Belmonte on Friday, 16 August 2019, assured that the city-wide clearing of obstructions and ...


POEA blacklists foreign recruiters, suspends erring agencies

POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia. (FILE PHOTO)QUEZON CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA)--Twenty-one foreign recruitment agencies and direct employers were blacklisted and 19 ...


10 QC barangays under strict monitoring, intensified anti-dengue

#SabayaQUEZON CITY, AUG. 20 (PIA)--Mayor Joy Belmonte has ordered the strict monitoring and intensified anti-dengue campaign in the city, particularly ...


Emulate Quezon's ideals, grandson asks Filipinos

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA)--President Manuel L. Quezon's grandson called on Filipinos to emulate the ideals his grandfather lived by ...


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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Can environmental populism save the planet?

Populism and environmentalism are words seldom seen in the same sentence. One is associated predominantly with nationalists and charismatic leaders ...

Aussie skipper Paine plays down Archer fear, backs Warner

Sydney - Australia captain Tim Paine says the tourists will not be intimidated by England fast bowler Jofra Archer and ...

Horan urges Wallabies to relax 'Giteau Law'

Cape Town - Former Australia centre Tim Horan believes the Wallabies should relax the 'Giteau Law' in Rugby World Cup ...

Australia rule out bouncer battle despite Smith blow

Leeds - Australia coach Justin Langer has told his side to avoid being drawn into a bouncer battle after Steve ...

China Hopes US Will Come Back to the Table at Chile Climate Talks

SANTIAGO - China hopes to welcome the United States "back to the negotiating table" to discuss global efforts to limit ...

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Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...


Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...


Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...


Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...


Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...


Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...


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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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