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Ilocos Norte under state of calamity due to STS Ineng

LAOAG CITY, Aug. 24 (PIA) -- In an emergency session earlier, Ilocos Norte has been placed under state of calamity ...


Vlogger Shooting on Mactan Island

On Sunday, August 18th, 2019 a well-known YouTube vlogger was shot 2 times outside Rockets Grill in Mactan island. The ...


PIA 4A engages government IOs to strengthen linkages

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Aug. 24 (PIA) - The Philippine Information Agency Calabarzon led the first General Meeting and Orientation of ...


Bohol enforces temporary ban on pork imports

TAGBILARAN CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) -- The Provincial Government of Bohol has ordered the temporary ban of pork and pork-related ...


Cebuano News: Dgte athletes nakadawat og 'cash incentives'

DUMAGUETE CITY, Agosto 20 (PIA)-Nakadawat og ganti pahalipay ang mga giila'ng outstanding athletes ug coaches sa dakbayan sa Dumaguete nga ...


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Hezbollah leader slams Israel after alleged drone attack in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has slammed the invasion of Lebanese airspace by two Israeli drones which ...

Deep concerns about human rights in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan - There UN body responsible for overseeing human rights in South Sudan says it is "deeply concerned" ...

7 dead after plane and helicopter collide on Spanish island

MALLORCA, Spain - A mid-air collision between a helicopter and a small plane on a tourist resort island in Spain ...

G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...

African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...

After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Manila

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Piaol assumes MinDA post

DAVAO CITY August 19 (PIA) Former Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol formally assumes as chair of the Mindanao Development Authority, for ...

PIA 4A engages government IOs to strengthen linkages

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Aug. 24 (PIA) - The Philippine Information Agency Calabarzon led the first General Meeting and Orientation of ...

Cebuano News: Dgte athletes nakadawat og 'cash incentives'

DUMAGUETE CITY, Agosto 20 (PIA)-Nakadawat og ganti pahalipay ang mga giila'ng outstanding athletes ug coaches sa dakbayan sa Dumaguete nga ...

Marcos Bridge westbound to close on Monday

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 23 (PIA) -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced the closure of the westbound portion of Marcos ...

EDC ready to help Negros become 100% powered by RE

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Aug 15 (PIA)--Negros may turn into a greener island with the geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation's (EDC) readiness ...

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Currencies react to trade frictions, Asian stocks fall sharply

BEIJING, China - The Chinese currency, the yuan, fell sharply on Monday after Friday's savage reaction to U.S. President Donald ...


Its been a long flight, BA notches up 100 years

LONDON, UK -Sunday marked the 100th birthday of British Airways. "We have had a fabulous year so far marking our ...


Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe discuss trade at G7

BIARRITZ, France - U.S. President Donald Trump says he and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed on the principles ...


Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...


U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...


Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...


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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 ...