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Philippines logs 517 new COVID-19 cases, death toll tops 49,000

Manila [Philippines], December 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 517 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, pushing the ...

Women's Asia Cup 2022: Maharashtra govt meets Local Organizing Committee to review preparations

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): With under 50 days to go for the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022, ...

Facial recognition technology at 4 airports to be introduced by March next year: Centre

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) has not yet been introduced at any of the airports ...

China's predatory actions in South East Asia backfire

Beijing [China] December 2, (ANI): China's intimidating attitude, particularly over the South China Sea issue, is backfiring as countries in ...

Riz Ahmed, Lulu Wang collaborate to produce comedy series 'Son of Good Fortune'

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): British actor Riz Ahmed's Left-Handed Films and Lulu Wang's Local Time have partnered up to ...

Safer and More Convenient: Nearly 2 in 10 in APAC embrace digital payments during the pandemic

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI/Bloomingdale): Is cash still king in Asia Pacific (APAC)? Kaspersky's recent study showed it still ...

Inclusion of Kabataan, Gabriela in '22 polls saddens NTF-ELCAC

MANILA - The national government's anti-insurgency task force is saddened over the inclusion of party-list groups Gabriela and Kabataan in ...

We are witnessing a retreat from democracy: Pope Francis

ATHENS, Greece - Pope Francis told journalists and officials on Saturday that the world is seeing a scaling back of ...

Gov't to ensure vax donations have long expiry dates

MANILA - To prevent wastage, the government is taking steps to accept only Covid-19 vaccine donations that are far from ...

DOH-Bicol commends LGUs with high vaccination rates

LEGAZPI CITY - The Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol has commended the local government units (LGUs) with the highest ...

Palace urges LGUs to accept walk-ins in 'Bakunahan 2'

MANILA - The second round of the national vaccination against Covid-19 can accommodate more if walk-ins will be allowed in ...

Youth vloggers push regenerative practices to protect environment

DUMAGUETE CITY - Young Negrenses are calling on the public to promote and engage in regenerative practices for the protection ...

Baguio, NCR record coldest temperatures this year: PAGASA

MANILA - The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recorded on Sunday the coldest temperatures so far in ...

97.8% of PH Covid-19 cases recover; active cases down to 13.8K

MANILA - The country's total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has reached 2,771,536 after 1,047 new recoveries ...

PNP mourns death of senior officer who drowned in Surigao Sur

MANILA - A senior police official drowned after being slammed by waves and swept by strong current in Surigao del ...

Catanduanes eases protocols for fully vaxxed travelers

LEGAZPI CITY - The provincial government of Catanduanes has now allowed fully vaccinated travelers to enter the island province and ...

Terrafirma earns last q'finals seat in Leg 4 of PBA 3x3

MANILA - Terrafirma rallied back to hack out a 23-20 win against San Miguel in overtime, and book the last ...

PNP beefs up security in NCR as F2F classes start Dec. 6

MANILA - Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos has ordered all unit commanders in the National Capital Region ...

Kin of 2 slain rebels slam NPA 'recruitment by deception'

ILOILO CITY - Two Ilonggo families have blamed the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) for the death ...

Death toll from Mt. Semeru's eruption reaches 13

JAKARTA - The death toll from the eruption of Mount Semeru in Lumajang District, East Java, rose to 13 as ...

PNP echoes DOH's virtual holiday parties call amid Omicron risk

MANILA - The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday echoed the Department of Health's (DOH) advice to the public to ...

Dev't funds await 160 conflict-free NorMin villages

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - An official of the 4th Infantry Division (4ID) of the Philippine Army said on Saturday ...

119K PDLs in BJMP facilities get Covid-19 jabs

MANILA - More than 119,000 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) in jail facilities managed by the Bureau of Jail Management ...

Global trade forecast for 2022 very uncertain: UN

MANILA - Global trade growth remains strong this year amid the pandemic but outlook for 2022 is still "very uncertain" ...

Global trade forecast for 2022 very uncertain: UNCTAD

MANILA - Global trade growth remains strong this year amid the pandemic but outlook for 2022 is still "very uncertain" ...

Ortigas Center businesses put up 'Twin Xmas Trees'

MANILA - As people face uncertainties brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, being united sends an important message that despite ...

Go hails medical technologists' role in fight vs. Covid-19

MANILA - Senator Christopher "Bong" Go has recognized the critical role that medical technologists play in helping the country effectively ...

2 women yield P1-M shabu in Naga City drug sting

LEGAZPI CITY - Police operatives collared two illegal drug peddlers and seized from them over PHP1 million worth of suspected ...

PhilSys-SarGen registration for 15 year olds and above ongoing

DAVAO CITY - The Fixed Registration Center-Sarangani General Santos (FRC SarGen) is now accepting registrants aged 15 and above for ...

PhilSys-SarGen registration for 15 year-olds and above ongoing

DAVAO CITY - The Fixed Registration Center-Sarangani General Santos (FRC SarGen) is now accepting registrants aged 15 and above for ...

2 NPA rebels nabbed in Davao Oriental: Eastmincom

DAVAO CITY - Two members of the New People's Army (NPA) were arrested in Sitio Banhawan, Barangay Marayag, Lupon, Davao ...

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Davao Occidental

MANILA - Aftershocks are expected after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Davao Occidental on Sunday although damage is unlikely, the ...

Army unearths NPA arms cache in Sultan Kudarat

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat - Military forces rendered another big blow to the weakening strength of communist New People's Army (NPA) ...

DENR orders shutdown of Pangasinan sanitary landfill anew

MANILA - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has reissued a closure order against a sanitary landfill facility ...

Pangasinan bettor becomes newest lotto millionaire

MANILA - A lone bettor from Pangasinan became an instant millionaire after winning the PHP5.9 million jackpot of the Lotto ...

PNP sees 'narrowing gap' between vaxxed, unvaxxed personnel

MANILA - The campaign against vaccine hesitancy of the Philippine National Police (PNP) continues to gain success after the number ...

Curry, Warriors snap Suns' historic 18-game win streak

ANKARA - The Golden State Warriors snapped the Phoenix Suns' historic 18-game winning streak with a 118-96 win on Friday ...

'Amihan' brings cloudy skies, rain showers over Luzon, Visayas

MANILA - Cloudy skies with rain showers will prevail over parts of Luzon and Visayas due to northeast monsoon or ...

LA passport renewal center opens for Filipinos

MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) opened a Philippine passport renewal center in Los Angeles, the first in ...

PRC honors first responders on Int'l Volunteer Day

MANILA - The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) takes pride in its volunteers who are always first, ready, and willing to ...

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Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

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