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Philippines awards USD 375 million contract for BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles

New Delhi (India), January 14 (ANI): In a major success for the government's plans to increase defence exports, the Philippines ...


Cambodia Postpones First ASEAN Meeting Amid Differences Among Members

Cambodia on Wednesday postponed the first Association of Southeast Asian Nations meeting under its 2022 chairmanship, the government said, amid ...


Chibi saints win hearts as 'visual reminders' of Catholic faith

MANILA - While scrolling through her Facebook newsfeed one day, an image of a tiny Santo Nino de Cebu caught ...


Australia set to deport unvaccinated Djokovic

SYDNEY - The Federal Court of Australia rejected on Sunday the appeal of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, who challenged ...


Cagayan guv, wife test positive for Covid-19

TUGUEGARAO CITY - Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba announced Sunday that he and his wife, Mabel, have contracted Covid-19.Although they have ...


Communication problems reported in Tonga amid volcanic eruption

MELBOURNE, Australia - Communication difficulties were reported in Tonga following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific country, according ...


DFA monitors condition of 800 Filipinos in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga

MANILA - The Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently monitoring the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, ...


House-to-house jabs for seniors, people with comorbidities pushed

MANILA - Malacanang has renewed its call for local government units (LGUs) to consider house-to-house vaccination drives to get more ...


New infections, recoveries hover above 30K; cases now at 287,856

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) logged 37,154 daily coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections and 30,037 new recoveries on ...


Covid-19 case growth rate in NCR down to 2%: OCTA

MANILA- The OCTA Research Group on Sunday said the growth of Covid-19 cases in the National Capital Region (NCR) has ...


2 nabbed, P680-K shabu seized in CDO anti-drug ops

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Police Regional Office - Northern Mindanao (PRO-10) Drug Enforcement Unit seized illegal drugs worth ...


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Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...

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The surprising place where sex change tourism is booming

Thailand was always considered the ?go-to? overseas destination for gender-change surgery, but not anymore. India is going through an "exponential ...

Philippines awards USD 375 million contract for BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles

New Delhi (India), January 14 (ANI): In a major success for the government's plans to increase defence exports, the Philippines ...

Cambodia Postpones First ASEAN Meeting Amid Differences Among Members

Cambodia on Wednesday postponed the first Association of Southeast Asian Nations meeting under its 2022 chairmanship, the government said, amid ...

Chibi saints win hearts as 'visual reminders' of Catholic faith

MANILA - While scrolling through her Facebook newsfeed one day, an image of a tiny Santo Nino de Cebu caught ...

Australia set to deport unvaccinated Djokovic

SYDNEY - The Federal Court of Australia rejected on Sunday the appeal of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, who challenged ...

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British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...


French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...


Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...


Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...


NYC Mandarin Oriental Hotel bought by Indian billionaire Ambani

NEW YORK CITY, New Your: Mukesh Ambani, India's wealthiest person, has gained a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel ...


At $100 billion valuation, Ford races past General Motors

DETROIT, Michigan: The market value of Ford Motor Company has reached over $100 billion for the first time, as more ...


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