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J-K: Union Minister urges banks for financial inclusion

Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 21 (ANI): Laying emphasis on financial inclusion programmes, the Union Minister of State for ...

MoS Finance lauds performance of financial sector in J-K

Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State (MoS) for Finance Dr Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad lauded ...

Innovation continued despite COVID-19: New UN report

Despite the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19, the new technology sector continued to thrive and prosper last year, the UN's ...

Rugby gains popularity among girls in Kashmir

Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 20 (ANI): Rugby is gaining popularity among girls in Kashmir and is witnessing a ...

Boxing great Pacquiao to run for Philippines presidency

Manila [Philippines], September 19 (ANI): Philippine boxing legend and politician Manny Pacquiao on Sunday announced his plan to run for ...

Philippineslogs 19,271 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines ], September 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 19,271 new infections of COVID-19 on Sunday, ...

Philippines logs 23,134 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines], September 18 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 23,134 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, bringing the ...

Court issues notice to ED on businessman Gautam Thapar plea

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): A Special Court of Delhi on Friday issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) ...

Mom reunites with family in Pangasinan after 15 years

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan - A 54-year-old mother was finally reunited with her family in Barangay Poblacion in this town after begging ...

Covid-19 vaccine inequity ravaging poor countries: Duterte

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said "man-made drought" of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines is ravaging poor countries ...

DavOcc town under MECQ until Oct. 2

DAVAO CITY - The municipality of Malita in Davao Occidental on Wednesday (Sept. 22) was placed under modified enhanced community ...

Duterte says PH willing to aid Afghan, Rohingya refugees

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Wednesday that the Philippines is willing to extend assistance to Afghan and Rohingya refugees.While ...

Rich states have 'moral obligation' to fight climate change: PRRD

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday called on the wealthy countries to fulfill their "moral obligation" to support actions ...

'I will be a healing president': Isko formally declares prexy bid

MANILA - Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso formally announced on Wednesday his bid for the presidency in the 2022 ...

E. Visayas regional trade fair exceeds sales target

TACLOBAN CITY - The first face-to-face Eastern Visayas regional trade fair held this pandemic has surpassed its sales target, benefitting ...

Another NegOcc city mayor contracts Covid-19

BACOLOD CITY - The City Hall building of Talisay City in Negros Occidental will be placed on lockdown on Friday ...

GenSan docs want more testing amid Covid-19 surge

GENERAL SANTOS CITY - The medical community here on Wednesday called for more aggressive testing and contact tracing to detect ...

BARMM solons push for creation, upgrading of health facilities

COTABATO CITY - To provide the people of Tawi-Tawi greater access to health services, a group of lawmakers in the ...

Get swab tests to protect families, co-workers: Ano

MANILA - Persons who exhibit symptoms of the coronavirus or are close contacts of infected individuals should get tested to ...

Duterte renews call to put an end to Kafala system

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday hit the continued existence of the controversial Kafala scheme that monitors and restricts ...

Digital vax certificate available in Davao starting Sept. 30

DAVAO CITY - Fully vaccinated Dabawenyos will be able to secure digital vaccination certificates starting September 30 as part of ...

Displaced workers in Pangasinan benefit from DOLE's TUPAD

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan - Some 3,056 displaced or disadvantaged workers in Pangasinan have benefitted from the Department of Labor and Employment's ...

P94.5-M oxygen plant to boost Sorsogon's Covid-19 fight

SORSOGON CITY - A PHP94.5-million medical oxygen plant will soon rise here to boost the supply in the province and ...

PRRD vows to punish drug operatives 'acting beyond bounds'

MANILA - President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday promised that he would hold accountable anti-drug operatives who will act "beyond ...

Maguindanao town gets P3-M community fish landing center

COTABATO CITY - The town of Ampatuan in Maguindanao has received a PHP3-million community fish landing center (CFLC) from the ...

Case fatality rate lower despite 3-fold increase in cases: DOH

MANILA - The case fatality rate among coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has decreased despite a three-fold rise in cases, ...

PH arbitral win vs. China a 'win-win solution for all': Duterte

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday stressed the importance of the Philippines' historic arbitral victory against China's sweeping maritime ...

UN chief raises alarm: 'The world must wake up!'

WASHINGTON - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres raised the alarm on Tuesday as world leaders convened in New York ...

61% of PNP personnel fully vaxxed vs. Covid-19

MANILA - About 61.82 percent or 137,699 Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel are fully protected with the required two doses ...

64% of PNP personnel fully vaxxed vs. Covid-19

[UPDATED] MANILA - About 63.94 percent or 142,398 Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel are fully protected with the required vaccine ...

2 weather systems continue to bring rains over parts of PH

MANILA - Cloudy skies and rains are expected over the western section of the country due to the Intertropical Convergence ...

MSU prof wounded, 2 attackers killed in ambush try

COTABATO CITY - A faculty member of the Mindanao State University (MSU) escaped death after a botched ambush try but ...

Japanese sisters declared world's oldest living identical twins

ANKARA - Witness to two World Wars, 107-year-old sisters of Japan are the world's oldest identical and oldest ever living ...

NPA rebel slain in Surigao Sur clash

BUTUAN CITY - A New People's Army (NPA) rebel was killed in an encounter with military forces in Tago, Surigao ...

Creation of Bangsamoro Nutrition Council pushed

COTABATO CITY - A group of lawmakers in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has pushed for the ...

Bill institutionalizing UP-DND accord gets final House nod

MANILA - A bill institutionalizing the 1989 University of the Philippines (UP) - Department of National Defense (DND) accord into ...

House approves taxes on digital transactions

MANILA - The House of Representatives on Tuesday night approved on final reading a proposal imposing a 12 percent value-added ...

Yamaha Aerox 155cc Maxi Scooter India Launch Price Rs 1.29 Lakh

Yamaha has upped its game in the last few months by launching a range of new models in India. Recently, ...

De La Salle Lipa: 1st PH institution to get STARS Silver Rating

LIPA CITY, Batangas - De La Salle Lipa (DLSL) received the internationally-renowned STARS Silver Rating for its continuous efforts in ...

National ID registration ongoing in Tagum, Cotabato malls

DAVAO CITY - The Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) registration is ongoing at the CityMall of Tagum City in Davao del ...

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European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

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