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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 ...

Albay farmers to finally receive lands after 15 years

LEGAZPI CITY - After 15 years, some 76 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) waiting to own their farmlands in Pioduran, Albay ...

144 violators nabbed, 512 weapons seized in 1st week of gun ban

MANILA - The weeklong checkpoints related to the 2022 national elections have netted 144 gun ban violators so far.A total ...

Solon says survivorship benefits law 'a well-deserved grant'

MANILA - Senator Sherwin Gatchalian lauded the signing into law of the bill granting survivorship benefits to the legitimate spouse ...

DND gives nod to purchase of 32 more Black Hawk choppers

MANILA - It's a go for the government procurement of 32 additional S-70i Black Hawk combat utility helicopters after the ...

DOLE, PGH link up to help establish OFW Hospital operations

MANILA - The expertise of the government's top medical institution, Philippine General Hospital (PGH), will add quality to the service ...

'Idle' PAF helicopters now on limited ops for relief efforts

MANILA - The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has put on limited operations its decommissioned UH-1H "Huey" combat utility helicopters to ...

Ano returns to work after 3rd bout with Covid-19

MANILA - Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Ano is back on duty beginning Monday, seven ...

Albay bettor wins P65-M lotto jackpot prize

MANILA - Following two millionaires on Friday, a lone bettor bagged the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) lottery jackpot prize, ...

Comelec checkpoints in MM net 33 violators, 20 firearms

MANILA - A total of 33 persons were arrested and 20 firearms and 56 other deadly weapons were seized in ...

Comelec checkpoints in NCR net 33 violators, 20 firearms

MANILA - A total of 33 persons were arrested and 20 firearms and 56 other deadly weapons were seized in ...

17 CIDG men facing murder raps 'deserve' all legal remedies: PNP

MANILA - Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos said all 17 operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection ...

Vico Sotto in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19

MANILA - Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto contracted coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and is now undergoing isolation.In his social media post ...

IATF OKs 'retroactive' testing, quarantine rules for travelers

MANILA - Malacanang on Saturday night said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has ...

Cloudy skies, rains expected in parts of PH due to 'amihan'

MANILA - Cloudy skies with rain showers and thunderstorms will prevail over parts of the country due to shearline and ...

NorMin guvs call on public to take preemptive steps vs Covid-19

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Provincial governors in the Northern Mindanao region have called on their constituents to remain vigilant ...

GenSan sees hike in number of IPs in vax drive

COTABATO CITY - Members of an indigenous peoples (IP) community in remote Barangay San Jose in General Santos City are ...

GenSan sees hike in number of vaxxed IPs

COTABATO CITY - Members of an indigenous peoples (IP) community in remote Barangay San Jose in General Santos City are ...

Mastermind in NoCot bus blast, 3 cohorts killed in Army ops

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao - State forces killed during a manhunt operation Friday the alleged mastermind in the bus bombing in ...

Zambo City on Alert Level 3, imposes RT-PCR, antigen tests

ZAMBOANGA CITY - The local Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) will impose the negative Reverse Transmission-Polymerase Chain ...

Cops foil bombing in Lamitan City

ZAMBOANGA CITY - State security forces foiled a bomb attack against an aspirant for town mayor as they prevented an ...

12-day academic break imposed in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela - As cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases soared anew in Isabela, the schools' division ...

Bataan residents urged to avail of free Covid shots

BALANGA CITY, Bataan -The provincial government here on Saturday encouraged all unvaccinated residents to avail of free vaccination as it ...

NCR case growth rate decreases: OCTA data

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

Gov't programs assist biz startups, MSME digitalization

MANILA - The government is offering various programs to help micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) transform their businesses digitally ...

DOH tallies 39K new Covid-19 cases, 23.6K recoveries

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) logged another record-high 39,004 daily coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections on Saturday but ...

Gordon appeals for donation to help 'Odette'-hit Surigao

MANILA - Chairman and CEO Senator Richard Gordon appeals to the public to continue donating to the Philippine Red Cross ...

CBCP supports health breaks in schools

MANILA - The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines - Episcopal Commission on Catechesis and Catholic Education (CBCP-ECCCE) has expressed ...

Omicron cases may double in February: DOH

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) is seeing a community transmission of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the National ...

Alert level escalation depends on hospital utilization rate

MANILA - The shift to Alert Level 4 status in the National Capital Region (NCR) and neighboring areas is possible ...

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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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