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Miss Universe Credits Filipino-Texas Family for Her Crown

New York - R'Bonney Gabriel is the first Filipina American to wear the Miss Universe crown in the pageant's seven-decade ...

Indonesia to Drive Talks Over Disputed South China Sea

jakarta, Indonesia - Indonesia plans to intensify talks with China and other Southeast Asian countries to finalize a code of ...

China's human trafficking syndicates lure away hundreds from Southeast Asian countries: Report

Beijing [China], February 3 (ANI):In southeast Asian region, Chinese human trafficking syndicates operate in nexus with local authorities in countries ...

US, Philippines to set up 4 new bases against China

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): The United States and the Philippines have agreed that the former's forces can use four ...

US military to have access to Philippines defence bases to counter China in SCS

Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): To counter China's aggressive territorial posturing in the South China Sea, the Philippines agreed to ...

US, Philippines Move Closer to Face China's Belligerence

Manila, Philippines - The Philippines is moving to strengthen ties with the United States, granting U.S. forces access to an ...

UAE signs international cooperation agreements during WEF

  DAVOS, 18th January 2023, (WAM) -- During the second day of Davos, the UAE Government signed a number of ...

Magnitude 5 earthquake strikes Southern Philippines

MANILA, 8th January, 2023 (WAM) - A 5-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Oriental in southern Philippines this morning. According to the ...

Indian Prime Minister praises Dubai martial arts club for promoting ancient tradition

  By Krishnan Nayar New Delhi, 26th December 2022 (WAM) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has singled out for ...

AFP to send rescue teams to quake-hit Trkiye

MANILA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday said it would deploy 33 military personnel to help ...

BIR dared to raise public confidence in tax system

MANILA - President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Tuesday challenged the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) officials and employees to ...

Palarong Pambansa to resume after 3-year halt: DepEd

MANILA - The Department of Education (DepEd) said Tuesday the Palarong Pambansa would resume this year after an almost three-year ...

Caraga tourist arrivals spike with 706K visitors in 2022

BUTUAN CITY - At least 706,677 tourist arrivals were recorded in the Caraga Region in 2022, almost double from the ...

Bill seeking to raise tax on luxury goods 'reasonable': PBBM

MANILA - It is "reasonable" to impose higher taxes on luxury or nonessential goods, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said ...

N. Ecija police sees leveled up service with modern ops center

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija - The Nueva Ecija Police Provincial Office (NEPPO) has established a modern, highly equipped command center ...

Lucena's 'tinapa' top seller in DTI's 'Kalakal' store

LUCENA CITY - This city's One Town, One Product (OTOP), the gourmet "tinapa" or smoked fish is the top-selling product ...

Iloilo City eyes decent housing for fire victims

ILOILO CITY - The families displaced by the Jan. 28 fire that razed the villages of West Habog-Habog and San ...

Ex-CA justice completes body to check cops' possible drug links

MANILA - Interior Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. on Tuesday revealed that retired Court of Appeals Justice Melchor Sadang would complete ...

Oil tanker carrying unmarked fuel intercepted in Batangas

MANILA - The Bureau of Customs (BOC) intercepted on Tuesday unmarked fuel found to have a deficient fuel marker level ...

DILG, India ink pact to fund LGUs' quick impact projects

MANILA - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Indian government on Tuesday signed a memorandum ...

Drop in fuel, agri product prices to ease inflation: PBBM

MANILA - President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Tuesday expressed optimism that the drop in the prices of fuel and ...

PH to send healthcare workers, basic goods to Turkey, Syria

MANILA - The Philippines will be sending over healthcare workers and engineers and donating basic goods to victims of a ...

PH to send healthcare workers, basic goods to Trkiye, Syria

MANILA - The Philippines will be sending over healthcare workers and engineers and donating basic goods to victims of a ...

Controversial BI Ports Operations Division deactivated

MANILA - The Ports Operations Division (POD) of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has been deactivated as part of efforts ...

Phivolcs: Another magnitude 7.8 quake possible in PH

MANILA-As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake recently hit Turkiye and Syria, the head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ...

Diokno eyes inflation to decelerate starting Q1

MANILA - The country's inflation rate surged further to a fresh 14-year high of 8.7 percent in January, exceeding expectations ...

Soccsksargen's most wanted falls

COTABATO CITY - Policemen have arrested the Soccsksargen Region's most wanted person, a communist rebel, during a law enforcement operation ...

New EDCA sites to be known once groundwork completed: DND

MANILA - The locations of the four additional facilities under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and ...

Unseeded Madis reaches 3rd round of Caniza Open

MANILA - Unseeded Tennielle Bedua Madis of North Cotabato province eliminated No. 2 Alexei Xira Santos of Palawan, 6-3, 6-3, ...

Solon wants 'blue economy' on gov't's top priority

MANILA-Representative Jose Francisco Benitez (Negros Occidental, 3rd District) on Tuesday called on the government to prioritize programs that will promote ...

Senate, gov't agencies allay fears of agri sector on RCEP

MANILA-Concerns of various agriculture groups on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) were answered on Tuesday by representatives coming from ...

Marcos' Japan trip seen to generate P150-B investment pledges

MANILA - President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.'s working trip to Japan is seen to generate PHP150 billion in investment pledges ...

Remulla, UN expert meet for forensics upgrade program

MANILA - An initial group of 35 medical examiners will receive training to upgrade their skills in forensic pathology under ...

'Smarter House' to make more pro-people legislation: Romualdez

MANILA -House Speaker Martin Romualdez on Tuesday expressed high expectations that the House of Representatives will soon work on "evidence-based, ...

Cebu Army reservists upgrade skills, combat capabilities

CEBU CITY - Army reservists in Cebu province will undergo monthly skills training to upgrade their capabilities in both humanitarian ...

Ilocano fashion designer hailed for ingenuity

LAOAG CITY - A Laoag-based designer continued making waves in the fashion industry after bagging an award in the recently ...

DOH studies data collection, management of 'long Covid' cases

MANILA-- The Department of Health (DOH) is studying how it can manage cases and collect data about patients who experience ...

La Trinidad to import 'virus-free' strawberry seedlings

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - The municipal government of La Trinidad, Benguet is planning to import "clean" and "virus-free" strawberry seedlings ...

All provinces except Palawan malaria-free: DOH

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday reported that all provinces in the country have achieved malaria-free status ...

GM Laylo captures National Open chess title

MANILA - Grandmaster Darwin Laylo of Mandaluyong City ruled the Philippine National Chess Championships at the Malolos City Hall on ...

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Blaming cost of manufacturing, Nestle to raise prices for second year

VEVEY, Switzerland: In an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung this week, Nestle's Chief Executive Mark Schneider said the world's largest ...

Fed fails to cool economy as US sees 517,000 jobs created in January

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite the efforts of the Federal Reserve Bank to cool the job market to help curb record-high inflation, ...

Nasdaq Composite loses one percent as Treasury yields bit

NEW YORK, New York - A sharp rise in U.S. Treasury yields kept buyers at bay on Wall Street on ...

102,000 job firings in US high tech in December, according to report

WASHINGTON D.C.: A report released this week detailed how, in January, layoffs in the US reached a more than two-year ...

Settlement reached in long-running Airbus, Qatar Air legal dispute

PARIS, France: Following an 18 month controversy that exposed the workings of the global jet market, Airbus and Qatar Airways ...

At US urging, Japan to stop exporting chip technology to China

TOKYO, Japan: Japan is preparing to revise legislation to allow it to restrict the export of advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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