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In Thai Election, New 'War Room' Polices Social Media

BANGKOK - In Thailand's election 'war room,' authorities scroll through thousands of social media posts, looking for violations of laws ...


US Navy Won't Alter Sail-Bys at Sea Despite China Maneuver

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The U.S. Navy won't alter its so-called 'freedom of navigation' sail-bys in the disputed South China Sea ...


Investigative Reports Needed on the Influx of Foreign Workers

President Duterte talks about the the presence of Chinese workers in the country in his speech during a PDP-Laban campaign ...


UNICEF-WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 2, 20 February 2019 - Philippines

UNICEF-WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 2, 20 February 2019 - Philippines ReliefWeb English Situation Report on Philippines about Health, ...


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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Manila

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One T20 World Cup Qualifier spot up for grabs

Dubai [UAE], Mar 20 (ANI): Papua New Guinea (PNG), Philippines and Vanuatu will compete for a spot in the ICC ...

In Thai Election, New 'War Room' Polices Social Media

BANGKOK - In Thailand's election 'war room,' authorities scroll through thousands of social media posts, looking for violations of laws ...

US Navy Won't Alter Sail-Bys at Sea Despite China Maneuver

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The U.S. Navy won't alter its so-called 'freedom of navigation' sail-bys in the disputed South China Sea ...

Investigative Reports Needed on the Influx of Foreign Workers

President Duterte talks about the the presence of Chinese workers in the country in his speech during a PDP-Laban campaign ...

Enhanced internet connectivity for LTO offices in the Philippines - OpenGov Asia

Enhanced internet connectivity for LTO offices in the Philippines OpenGov Asia The Department of TransportationLand Transportation Office (DOTr-LTO) signed a ...

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Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...


Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...


Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...


Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...


Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...


Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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