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India Ratings affirms lnduslnd Bank rating; outlook stable

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI): India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has affirmed Induslnd Bank Limited's long-term issuer rating at ...

Asia Album: Wattah-Wattah Festival is back in the Philippines

© Provided by Xinhua SAN JUAN, Philippines, June 25 (Xinhua) -- The annual Wattah-Wattah Festival, called off twice due to ...

World's deepest shipwreck found

The destroyer ?Sammy B? has been found almost 7 kilometers below the ocean surfaceThe US Navy destroyer Samuel B. Roberts ...

ED attaches Rs 78.38-cr assets of Maharashtra-based Jalna Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached Rs 78.38 crore assets of Maharashtra-based Jalna ...

Taiwan Scrambles Jets to Warn Away Chinese Aircraft

taipei, taiwan - Taiwan scrambled jets on Tuesday to warn away Chinese aircraft in its air defense identification zone including ...

What it'll take for the Guptas to face corruption charges in South Africa

Now that Rajesh and Atul Gupta have been arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), there is a great deal ...

Taiwan scrambles jets and missiles over Chinese flight

PLA fighters and bombers were spotted southwest of the islandTaiwanese interceptors took to the air on Tuesday as 29 Chinese ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Philippines on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 12th June, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

UAE President, VP congratulate President-elect of Philippines

ABU DHABI, 1st June, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

US-UAE Business Council president identifies 'tremendous potential' for further growth

By Muhammad Aamir   ABU DHABI, 27th May, 2022 (WAM) -- With US$16.7 billion worth of exports last year, the ...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Philippines, no casualties reported so far

MANILA, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 jolted Batangas province on the main ...

Duterte serenades supporters in #SalamatPRRD concert

MANILA - Outgoing President Rodrigo Roa Duterte did not pass up the chance to serenade his fans and supporters despite ...

G7 summit kicks off in Germany with Ukraine top on agenda

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany - Since the start of Russia's war on Ukraine, the first in-person gathering of the world's seven ...

Velasco vows honest, compassionate public service like VP Duterte

MANILA - Rep. Lord Allan Velasco of Marinduque's lone district will continue his "honest and compassionate public service" as he ...

Gov't officials cite Duterte's hands-on leadership

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte personally attended to the concerns of the nation and listened to the needs of state ...

Duterte's sincerity, passion to serve endeared him to Filipinos

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte's sincerity and passion to serve endeared him to the nation, according to incoming Presidential Communications ...

Huge crowd braves rain to join #SalamatPRRD event

MANILA - Rains did not dampen the spirits of thousands of supporters and fans of President Rodrigo R. Duterte who ...

Indonesia urges Asean to mitigate hurdles of exports to US

JAKARTA - The Indonesian government has called on Asean countries to handle potential hurdles of export to the United States ...

Renewable energy dev't boosts China's pursuit for carbon goals

BEIJING -- China has seen rapid development of renewable energy in 2021, laying a solid foundation for the country's pursuit ...

American 1st swimmer to win 5 straight world titles in same event

ANKARA - American Katie Ledecky became the first swimmer to win five consecutive world titles in the same event Friday ...

Duterte admin puts a premium on health, economy: Palace

MANILA - Malacanang is pleased by the results of a recent survey that classified Filipinos' net personal optimism as "very ...

New CDO mayor vows no tax increase for biz sector

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The incoming administration here said there will be no tax increase for the business sector ...

NegOcc exec renews call for CPP-NPA rebels to surrender

BACOLOD CITY - Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson has renewed his call to Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's ...

Guv says there's more to Negros Occidental than sugar production

BACOLOD CITY - Negros Occidental will create more opportunities and innovations that will steer the province beyond its identity as ...

C. Visayas cops seize P105-M worth of illegal drugs

MANILA - The police seized about PHP105 million worth of illegal drugs in separate buy-bust operations in Central Visayas over ...

Conglomerates investing $20-M for AI center

MANILA - Big companies in the country will invest USD20 million (around PHP1 billion) to establish a shared hub for ...

Indonesian firm to build 2 more landing docks for PH

SURABAYA, E Java - State-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia received an order from the Department of National Defense (DND) of ...

Monkeypox not global health emergency right now: WHO

GENEVA -- The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not ...

PH to host Int'l Conference of Info Commissioners in 2023

PUEBLA CITY, Mexico - The Philippines will host International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC) in 2023.The ICIC Secretariat made the ...

Rain showers seen in many parts of PH due to LPA

MANILA - Large portion of the country will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to a ...

Biden signs US' 1st significant gun control law in decades

NEW YORK - US President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law the country's most significant gun control legislation in ...

San Juan survives Laguna's late push, Zamboanga now up to 5-0

STA. ROSA, Laguna - San Juan's early silencing of Laguna turned out to be enough as the latter made things ...

Blackwater sets franchise record with rout of Terrafirma

MANILA - Blackwater set its best start in the PBA Philippine Cup in style, dealing Terrafirma a 107-70 blowout on ...

PRRD urges next admin to continue improving PH railway systems

MANILA-President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday urged the incoming administration to continue leading the improvement of the country's railway systems."It is ...

July voters' registration to include transfer, reactivation

MANILA - The resumption of the voter's registration period from July 4 to 23 for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan ...

Gov't urged to manage BPOs' shift from PEZA to BOI to allow WFH

MANILA-A lawmaker on Saturday said there should be a "concerted" government effort to manage the transition of business process outsourcing ...

LTFRB-Davao rolls out final tranche of fuel subsidy

DAVAO CITY - The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Davao Region (LTFRB-11) released the last tranche of its ...

12 nabbed in series of anti-drug ops in Zambo Peninsula

ZAMBOANGA CITY - A high-value target (HVT) and 11 other individuals were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in the past ...

Palace to ICC: Let PH gov't address alleged flaws in drug war

MANILA - Malacanang on Saturday asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to allow the Philippine government's efforts to address alleged ...

Marawi rehab to continue even after PRRD's term

MANILA - The Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) has finished its final inspection and will turn over all documents to ...

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Toyota reduces July global production goal by 50,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Amidst semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 parts supply disruptions, Toyota has reduced its July global production target by 50,000 ...

One-third of car sales might be electric by 2028, says analysts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Electric vehicle (EV) sales could reach 33 percent globally by 2028, and 54 percent by ...

G-7 meeting to hear bids to stop biofuel to reduce food prices

BERLIN, Germany: To prevent large increases in food prices, officials from G7 countries, including Germany and the UK, will push ...

Announcement expected this week to ban Juul e-cigarettes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing to order Juul Labs to stop selling its e-cigarettes ...

As US average home price reaches $400,000, sales fall

WASHINGTON D.C.: As average home prices surged to a record high, reaching the $400,000 mark for the first time, and ...

Russian rouble stronger, consumer prices falling

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's consumer price index has fallen by 0.12 percent for the third consecutive week.This drop in the consumer ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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