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PDEA, DOH San Fernando LU-TRC partner to fight vs. illegal drugs

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) - The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Regional Office 1 (PDEA-1) and the Department of Health ...


Philippines logs 2,076 new COVID-19 cases, total 430,000

Manila [Philippines], November 29 (ANI/Xinhua): The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines on Sunday reported 2,076 new confirmed cases ...


TFBM chief: Marawi rehab progress proves gov't detractors wrong

MARAWI CITY, Nov. 29 - Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairperson Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario is awed by the progress ...


Iligan's Botika ng Bayan offers affordable, quality meds

ILIGAN CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) - Iliganons are now assured of affordable, safe, and quality essential medicines with the opening ...


Construction of road networks in MAA remains on track

MARAWI CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The construction of road networks inside the most affected area of the city remains ...


Construction firm hires former rebels as plumbers, pipefitters

CAMP OSITO BAHIAN, Malaybalay City, Nov. 26 - Twenty five former rebels (FRs) who graduated from Technical Education and Skills ...


Farmers, POs get rice trading livelihood kits from DTI

IMPASUGONG, Bukidnon, Nov. 27-Thirty-one people's organizations with 320 members, mostly farmers, from Impasugong and Malaybalay City in Bukidnon recently received ...


Duterte signs new law to boost Las Piaas' health system capacity

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has recently signed a bill into law upgrading Las Pinas ...


DepEd, LGU-Vigan hold webinar on responsible social media use

VIGAN CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) - The Department of Education (DepEd)-Division of Vigan City, in partnership with the city government ...


Defense chief to lead Bonifacio's 157th birth anniversary rites

PARAnAQUE CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is set to lead the 157th ...


TFBM to prioritize mosque repairs

MARAWI CITY, Nov. 29 - Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) will be focusing on the reconstruction and repair of mosques ...


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China to spend $2 billion building entire town based on German beer

CHENGDU, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A German-style beer town with a total investment of 13 billion yuan (about $2 billion ...

Philippines President Duterte delays exit from U.S. military pact

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines, an old American ally in Asia, is changing its view on whether to scrap a ...

Chinese auto-makers rake in profits of $64 billion Jan-Oct

BEIJING, China, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's auto manufacturing sector saw profits rise 6.6 percent year on year to 421.15 ...

5,400 booths subscribed for annual China-Asean Expo

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 26, 2020 shows the view of Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center and the neighboring ...

Canada extends security review of Chinese firm

Ottawa [Canada], November 30 (ANI): Amid the tensions between the two countries, Canada has extended a security review of the ...

Pak's first metro line, China's gift or debt trap

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 30 (ANI): Across the globe, people avoid public transport systems during the COVID-19 pandemic, Pakistan has started ...

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China to spend $2 billion building entire town based on German beer

CHENGDU, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A German-style beer town with a total investment of 13 billion yuan (about $2 billion ...

Chinese auto-makers rake in profits of $64 billion Jan-Oct

BEIJING, China, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's auto manufacturing sector saw profits rise 6.6 percent year on year to 421.15 ...

Indian economy dives 7.5 percent in 3 months to end of September

NEW DELHI, India, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- India's economic growth rate contracted 7.5 percent during the period from July to ...

5,400 booths subscribed for annual China-Asean Expo

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 26, 2020 shows the view of Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center and the neighboring ...

Apple growers in Himachal hail private procurement centres

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], November 30 (ANI): Apple growers in Shimla have said that private apple procurement centres in the ...

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Suicide car bomber kills and wounds scores in Afghanistan

GHAZNI, Afghanistan - At least 31 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday, ...


Philippines President Duterte delays exit from U.S. military pact

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines, an old American ally in Asia, is changing its view on whether to scrap a ...


Trump now formally on the way out, but will never be forgotten

On the eve of his defeat as President of the United States, Donald Trump chose not to utter so much ...


Toll of farmers killed in Nigeria rises to 110

Abuja [Nigeria], November 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The death toll from an attack on farmers in a village in Nigeria's northeastern state ...


Monolith Mystery Deepens as Utah Desert Object Vanishes

No word as to whether Star Trek's Scotty beamed it up, but the mysterious, shiny monolith that was spotted in ...


Iran's lawmakers pass bill to boost nuclear activity

Tehran [Iran], November 30 (ANI/Sputnik): The Iranian parliament has passed a bill, dubbed "The strategic measure for the removal of ...


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