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ICC Prosecutor Requests Full Probe Into Philippines Drugs Crackdown

A prosecutor at the International Criminal Court on Monday requested an investigation into the Filipino government's crackdown on drug-related crime.Prosecutor ...


Peso vs Dollar: how the past year has impacted the currency pair

2020 sent the world's stock markets and foreign exchange markets into something of a whirlwind, following the start of the ...


5.7 magnitude quake rocks southern Philippines: USGS

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the southern Philippines Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with local authorities warning of possible ...


Eastern Cape attorney guilty of stealing close to R700k from client

Vuyani Gwebindlala used money deposited into his business' trust account for personal use.Gwebindlala only gave a portion of money to ...


Selling Zongzi becomes way of livelihood in Philippines amid pandemic

For Wilson Lee Flores, a Philippine bakery owner, selling Zongzi with a distinct flavor of the Chinese culture has become ...


Japan, Canada gravely concerned over East China Sea

Cornwall [UK], June 14 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Sunday expressed grave ...


Getting a Covid-19 jab in the Philippines

PHOTO/REPORTThe government's CoVid 19 vaccination program in the Philippines started to roll out last March 1. First in the lineup ...


The black identity and racism

ESSAYIntroductionAll over the world, native Africans and People of African Descent (PAD) or people of dark skin complexion are identified ...


Indonesia records trade balance surplus for 13 consecutive months in May

JAKARTA, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia recorded a trade balance surplus of 2.36 billion U.S. dollars in May, a positive ...


4 dead, 7 injured in Philippine house explosion

MANILA, June 15 (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed and seven others wounded in a house explosion in ...


Philippines logs 5,389 new COVID-19 cases, 118 more deaths

MANILA, June 15 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 5,389 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections on Tuesday, ...


Philippines extends travel ban on India, six other countries until June 30

MANILA, June 14 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines has extended the travel ban for all inbound travelers from India, Pakistan, Sri ...


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Biden says Russia weaker than appears

CARBIS BAY, England: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that Russia might be weaker than appears, noting that Moscow ...

Houses for sale for 16 cents for new residents of Croatian town

LEGRAD, Croatia: Seeking to lure new residents, a town in northern Croatia, in Europe, is selling its abandoned homes for ...

Highest temperatures, extended duration as heat wave strikes U.S. west

WASHINGTON D.C.: A heat wave is expected to strike the American west in the coming weeks, which will offer not ...

Hoover Dam water level down 140 feet during record drought

CLARK COUNTY, Nevada: The reservoir created by the mighty Hoover Dam has fallen to its lowest level ever, as the ...

UK PM Johnson to delay final stage of reopening, reports media

LONDON, England: As a Covid variant has taken hold in Britain, plans to eliminate the remaining Covid restrictions might be ...

In message to Russia, Pentagon to send $250 million in aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a message to Russia, the Biden administration announced on Friday that it was sending a new package ...

Manila

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ADB calls for bold action on climate change

Manila [The Philippines], June 15 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to play a leading role in helping ...

Higgo, Wilco and a flying Finn: golf talking points

South Africans are under the spotlight ahead of the US Open at Torrey Pines, while there's been another breakthrough win ...

ICC Prosecutor Requests Full Probe Into Philippines Drugs Crackdown

A prosecutor at the International Criminal Court on Monday requested an investigation into the Filipino government's crackdown on drug-related crime.Prosecutor ...

5.7 magnitude quake rocks southern Philippines: USGS

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the southern Philippines Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with local authorities warning of possible ...

Eastern Cape attorney guilty of stealing close to R700k from client

Vuyani Gwebindlala used money deposited into his business' trust account for personal use.Gwebindlala only gave a portion of money to ...

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G7 leaders to continue financial incentives for economies

CARBIS BAY, England: The Group of Seven (G7) leaders, including Angela Merkel of Germany who has traditionally opposed heavy borrowing ...


Jump expected in U.S. workers allowed to continue working remotely

WASHINGTON D.C.: New guidelines indicate that U.S. government employees will not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning ...


ASX 200 flirts with new historic high, Tokyo rallies 280 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Sydney and Tokyo racked up solid gains on Tuesday, while the markets in Shanghai ...


American janitors want better protection from pandemic

PORTLAND, Oregon -- Today, Tuesday, is Justice for Janitors Day, and workers are marking it by highlighting their crucial efforts ...


Big increase in demand as 2 million passengers use airports on Friday

WASHINGTON D.C.: The highest number of passengers since the start of the Covid pandemic passed through U.S. airports on Friday.The ...


U.S. tech stocks make gains, industrials falter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week mixed as investors and traders were hesitant to push markets ...


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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 ...