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Philippines scales up diplomatic protests against Beijing over South China Sea

Manila [Philippines], October 24 (ANI): Scaling up its number of protests against Beijing's actions in the South China Sea (SCS), ...


Qatar to host ICC qualifying event for first time as part of road to Australia 2022

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Qualification for the ICC men's T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia is set to continue ...


Suit seeking implementation of ban on plastics filed before SC

MANILA - A petition seeking to compel government action to ban non-biodegradable and recycle plastics was filed before the Supreme ...


2016 SCS ruling 'singles out no one': Duterte

MANILA - The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration's (PCA) 2016 ruling on the highly-contested South China Sea (SCS) "singles out ...


CA declares Mandaluyong's riding in tandem ban unconstitutional

MANILA - The Court of Appeals (CA) has declared unconstitutional a series of local legislation passed by Mandaluyong City, collectively ...


Biden declares novel initiatives to broaden US-Asean partnership

JAKARTA - US President Joe Biden expressed intent to offer up to USD102 million in new-fangled initiatives to expand the ...


Stand with Myanmar in peacefully resolving coup, PRRD tells Asean

MANILA - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte urged fellow Asean leaders to stand with Myanmar after its military took control of ...


NEDA chief sees sustained GDP expansion in Q3

MANILA - The domestic economy is expected to remain in expansion mode even with the movement restrictions in the third ...


TNT zaps Magnolia for 3-1 Finals lead

MANILA - TNT moved to within a win from reclaiming the PBA Philippine Cup championship after walloping Magnolia, 106-89, in ...


Duterte renews call for peace in the Korean Peninsula

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed his call to fellow Asean leaders to hold continued talks to bring peace ...


4 more pandemic-hit families avail of Balik Probinsya program

MANILA - Four more families affected by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic earned the opportunities to have a fresh ...


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Russia, China hold naval patrol off Japan

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia and China have conducted their first-ever joint patrol in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, the ...

AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw appointed Five Eyes chair

CANBERRA, ACT, Australia - Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw is to head up the Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group ...

Quantas returning to skies following lockdowns

SYDNEY, Australia: Qantas Airlines has announced the resumption of international flights from Sydney.This follows Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's decision ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

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After being grounded during Covid, Airbus A380 to fly again

SINGAPORE: After mothballing the enormous Airbus A380 during the tourism lockdown of 2020, some airlines have announced that they will ...

Blue Origin space station plans call for use in research and tourism

SEATTLE, Washington: Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is planning on launching a commercial-purpose space station, dubbed "Orbital Reef," to be used ...

Asian stock markets get boring, traders take day off

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia faced headwinds on Wednesday, however damage was kept to a minimum.In Australia, the ...

California encouraged to restore and expand natural carbon sinks

SAN DIEGO, California -- Ninety percent of California's wetlands are gone, and the movement to restore them has taken on ...

Two deaths reported after using air freshener sold at Walmart

WASHINGTON D.C.: Walmart has pulled from its shelf an air freshener linked to two deaths.The first patient to get sick ...

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As Covid returns, Austria warns of lockdown for unvaccinated

VIENNA, Austria: Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said unvaccinated people in the country could face new lockdown restrictions, as COVID-19 cases ...


Germany reports 15,145 new infections in one day, highest since May

BERLIN, Germany: On Saturday, Germany recorded the highest number of new coronavirus cases since mid-May, rising from 95 to 100 ...


South African elephant kills poacher, chases off hunters

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: An elephant has trampled a suspected poacher to death in South Africa's Kruger National Park, ...


As Covid infections, deaths rise, Moscow closing schools, businesses

MOSCOW, Russia: As Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began in 2020, beginning ...


4,000 pound sunfish is largest ever seen by experts

Autonomous Ceuta, Spain: A 4,000 pound sunfish was released after being caught in a fishing net off of autonomous Ceuta, ...


Russia, China hold naval patrol off Japan

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia and China have conducted their first-ever joint patrol in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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