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Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

US, Philippines to set up 4 new bases against China

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): The United States and the Philippines have agreed that the former's forces can use four ...

US military to have access to Philippines defence bases to counter China in SCS

Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): To counter China's aggressive territorial posturing in the South China Sea, the Philippines agreed to ...

US, Philippines Move Closer to Face China's Belligerence

Manila, Philippines - The Philippines is moving to strengthen ties with the United States, granting U.S. forces access to an ...

Philippines Grants US Military Access to More Bases

The United States and the Philippines announced an agreement Thursday that will give the U.S. military access to four new ...

China should change its mindset, learn to respect territorial integrity: Report

Beijing [China], February 2 (ANI): Since the occupation of Tibet, China has generally been seen as a military expansionist country ...

China making claims on our territory: Philippines raises concern on Beijing's aggressive behavior in SCS

Hong Kong, February 1 (ANI): Beijing's unending quest to dominate the South China Sea has put irked the Philippines and ...

China's outbound travel numbers renew global economic recovery hopes

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese people's rekindled passion for traveling abroad over the Spring Festival ...

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines's Babag

Manila [Phillipines], February 1 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Babag, a neighbourhood in the ...

US Defense Officials Hopeful for Deal with Manila

ZAMBOANGA, PHILIPPINES - Senior U.S. defense officials are expressing optimism that a high-level visit to the Philippines will pay off, ...

UN Rights Expert Warns Myanmar Military Planning Sham Elections

United Nations - The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar warned Tuesday that two years after its coup, Myanmar's military will ...

Australia India Institute to unveil new defence programme on Feb 7

Canberra [Australia], January 31 (ANI): The Australia India Institute on Tuesday announced a new Australia-India Defence Programme which will be ...

Delegates from ASEAN acquire knowledge about Japanese smart cities

Fukushima [Japan], January 30 (ANI): A high-level meeting of the ASEAN-Japan Smart Cities Network was recently held at Fukushima Prefecture ...

Bajaj Finserv profit grows 42 pc in third quarter

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 30 (ANI): Bajaj Finserv on Monday posted a 42 per cent growth in its profit to ...

US Defense Officials Not Losing Sight of China, North Korea

Aboard a U.S. military plane over the Pacific - Less than a week after helping secure billions of dollars in ...

Magnitude 5 earthquake strikes Southern Philippines

MANILA, 8th January, 2023 (WAM) - A 5-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Oriental in southern Philippines this morning. According to the ...

UAE Space Agency signs MoU with Philippine Space Agency to promote knowledge and science exchange and cooperation

ABU DHABI, 5th December, 2022 (WAM) - The UAE Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ...

DOE to achieve renewable energy goals via reforms

MANILA - The Department of Energy (DOE) is optimistic that the country will be able to achieve its long-term renewable ...

91 DTI-established Negosyo Centers ready to serve MSMEs in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY - At least 91 Negosyo Centers in Bicol are now fully operational and ready to serve all micro, ...

DOJ expects deportation of 4 Japanese fugitives next week

MANILA - The deportation of four Japanese nationals sought by their home country may commence by next week following the ...

New online portal to ease privacy compliance of data systems: NPC

MANILA - The newly launched National Privacy Commission (NPC) Registration System (NPCRS) is seen to ease compliance with the Data ...

Pangasinan town Sigay Festival celebrates sea's bounty

BINMALEY, Pangasinan - The sunset, sea breeze and the sound of waves added to the fun of the street party ...

CAS dismisses PSI appeal against World Aquatics

MANILA-The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal of the Philippine Swimming, Inc. (PSI) for a stay ...

PH reaffirms support for Timor Leste's full ASEAN membership

MANILA - The Philippine government on Friday reaffirmed its support for Timor Leste's full membership to the Association of Southeast ...

Pag-IBIG Fund members save record-high P79.9B in 2022

MANILA - Pag-IBIG Fund members collectively saved nearly PHP80 billion in 2022, setting yet another record for the highest amount ...

Biochar production plant to operate soon in Nueva Ecija

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga -A production plant that turns rice husk into a soil enhancer will operate soon in ...

Petro Gazz faces Creamline in PVL All-Filipino opener

MANILA - The 2023 season of the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) will kick off with the All-Filipino Conference at the ...

UN expert's visit to boost PH forensic investigation capacity

MANILA - Justice Secretary Jesus Remulla on Friday reiterated that the visit of forensics expert Dr. Morris Tidball-Binz to the ...

Smoking hikes risk of coronary heart disease, sudden death

MANILA - Smoking increases a person's risk of having coronary heart disease and sudden death, health experts said Friday."Smoking associated ...

Davao City enterprise collects P177-M in 2022

DAVAO CITY - The Davao City Economic Enterprises (CEE) has generated an income of PHP177.7 million in 2022, an increase ...

Top PH runners urged to join 1st Laoag sand dunes challenge

LAOAG CITY - The city government on Friday invited the country's top runners and enthusiasts to take part in its ...

First in-person 'Walk for Life' since Covid onset slated Feb. 18

MANILA - The faithful are expected to attend the first physical "Walk for Life" in Manila after a two-year hiatus ...

Baguio shuts down all city-managed Covid-19 isolation units

BAGUIO CITY - The local government has decided to stopped the operation of all city-managed coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) isolation ...

Solon bats for comprehensive nutrition program for elderly

MANILA - A lawmaker on Friday emphasized the need for a comprehensive and strengthened nutrition program for senior citizens to ...

2.5K indigent students in Agusan Norte get P10-M aid

BUTUAN CITY - Educational assistance payouts started Friday for 2,500 indigent students from the second legislative district of Agusan del ...

Pentagon tracking suspected Chinese 'spy balloon' over US

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is tracking a suspected Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon over the continental US, an official said Thursday."We ...

Car dealerships must display registration processing time: LTO

MANILA - The Land Transportation Office (LTO) on Friday reminded motor vehicle dealers to display the prescribed processing time for ...

NegOcc grants P8-M financial aid to DepEd farm schools

BACOLOD CITY - The Negros Occidental provincial government has granted a total of PHP8-million financial assistance to rural farm schools ...

Taiwan to evaluate visa-free extension for PH

MANILA -Taiwan is set to reevaluate its visa-free entry privilege for Philippine passport holders as the program expires on July ...

90K individuals added to 4Ps listing in Central Visayas

CEBU CITY - At least 90,242 individuals in Central Visayas will be added as new beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang ...

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US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...

NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

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