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In veiled message to China, Quad leaders say opposed to provocative actions, militarization of disputed features

Tokyo [Japan], May 25 (ANI): In a veiled message to China, Quad countries on Tuesday said they will champion adherence ...

Biden Ends Asia Trip With Warning Seen as Signal to China

TOKYO - Ending his 6-day trip to Asia, U.S. President Joe Biden used the war in Ukraine to send a ...

Philippines: the challenges ahead for the new president Marcos

The prospects for the Philippines under newly elected president Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos have as much to do with a murky ...

7 people killed after Philippine ferry catches fire at sea

© Provided by Xinhua At least seven people were killed and 127 people were rescued after a ferry caught fire ...

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 ...

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 Richter scale jolts Philippines

Manila [Philippines], May 22 (ANI): An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Batangas province on ...

Philippines installs buoys in disputed South China Sea

Manila [Philippines], May 22 (ANI): The Philippines has installed the buoys and opened some command posts to assert its sovereignty ...

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods rises to 58

MANILA, 13th April, 2022 (WAM) -- The death toll from landslides and floods in the Philippines rose to 58 on ...

Flood mitigation project in Pangasinan town completed

BUGALLON, Pangasinan -The flood mitigation project in Barangay Pantal here has been completed and is expected to protect residential areas ...

LPA spotted; sunny weather, isolated rains to prevail

MANILA - A low pressure area (LPA) was spotted 355 kilometers (kms) east of General Santos City but still sunny ...

55 party-list groups to be proclaimed Thursday afternoon

MANILA - Fifty-five party-list groups are to be proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Thursday afternoon.The Comelec sitting as ...

Duterte receives credentials of 4 envoys

MANILA - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday received the credentials of four new diplomats assigned in the Philippines and ...

BCM on SCS, Duterte admin's legacy: security expert

MANILA - The establishment of the bilateral consultation mechanism (BCM) on the South China Sea (SCS) is among the Duterte ...

Bilateral consultation on SCS among Duterte admin's legacies

MANILA - The establishment of the bilateral consultation mechanism (BCM) on the South China Sea (SCS) is among the Duterte ...

PH to teach space tech to other nations

MANILA - Japanese and British people have taught Filipino engineers about space technology. Now Filipinos will share their learnings to ...

PH stocks gauge recovers, peso still sideways

MANILA - Philippines shares recovered on Wednesday despite global economic slowdown worries and the peso sustained its sideways close against ...

TDF rates up anew following BSP's key rate hike

MANILA - Rates of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' (BSP) term deposit facility (TDF) rose anew on Wednesday and the ...

TDF up anew following BSP's key rates hike

MANILA - Rates of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' (BSP) term deposit facility (TDF) rose anew on Wednesday and the ...

DOF execs cites importance of fiscal consolidation program

MANILA - The Department of Finance (DOF) has prepared a proposed fiscal consolidation program for the incoming administration, citing the ...

Palace congratulates president-elect Marcos, VP-elect Sara

MANILA - Malacanang on Wednesday extended congratulations to president-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and vice president-elect Inday Sara Duterte following ...

NBI nabs six involved in investment scam

MANILA - The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday said operatives of the NBI-Anti-Organized and Transnational Crime Division (NBI-AOTCD) ...

NBI operatives nab 6 alleged investment scammers in QC

MANILA - The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday said operatives of the NBI-Anti-Organized and Transnational Crime Division (NBI-AOTCD) ...

Marcos, Duterte proclaimed winners in PH's fastest vote count

MANILA - The Congress on Wednesday proclaimed former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. as the country's new president and Davao ...

Central Visayas wage board OKs P31 minimum salary hike

MANILA - Private sector workers in Region 7 (Central Visayas) will be getting a PHP31 per day wage hike as ...

RTWPB OKs P31 wake hike for minimum earners in Central Visayas

MANILA - Private sector workers in Region 7 (Central Visayas) will be getting a PHP31 per day wage hike as ...

Grab PH launches safety ambassador boot camp for 150 drivers

MANILA - Grab Philippines has launched a safety ambassador boot camp for at least 150 of its drivers and delivery ...

More honoraria for 14K poll workers out starting Friday

MANILA - The additional honoraria to more than 2,000 electoral boards (EBs) who served at extended hours in the May ...

DOH, Metro Manila-CHD disburse benefits for healthcare workers

MANILA - The Department of Health-Metro Manila Center for Health Development (DOH-MMCHD) continues to assist in the disbursement of benefits ...

Consider continued innovation in TESDA: Lapena to next admin

MANILA -- Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Secretary Isidro Lapena on Wednesday said he hopes the next administration ...

Supply of chipping potato used for fries tightens globally: DA

MANILA- Some fast-food chains in the country have been experiencing a tighter supply of chipping potatoes for several weeks now.John ...

Legal framework needed for gov't to invest in nuclear power plant

MANILA - Department of Energy (DOE) Undersecretary Gerardo Erguiza Jr. said there is a need to amend the Electric Power ...

Comelec to proclaim winning party-list groups Thursday

MANILA - The winning party-list organizations in the last May 9 polls are set to be proclaimed by the Commission ...

DepEd lauds DBM for budget hike

MANILA - The Department of Education (DepEd) is grateful for the move of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) ...

PH unveils year of protected areas, vows protection of natl parks

MANILA - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Tourism (DOT), and the Department of the ...

DOH to carry out '4-door strategy' to prevent monkeypox

MANILA - The Department of Health will implement the four-door strategy to prevent the entry of monkeypox into the country, ...

DBM urged to tap unused funds to support BBM stimulus program

MANILA - A House leader on Wednesday said the Department of Budget and Management can help identify any unused appropriations ...

729 beneficiaries now reaping benefits from 'Balik probinsya'

MANILA - The government's "Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa" (BP2) program has already facilitated the return of 729 individuals in their ...

Thomas Dooley back as Azkals coach

MANILA - The architect of the Philippine Azkals' breakthrough appearance in the AFC Asian Cup is back with the national ...

PDEA destroys P7.9-M illegal drugs in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY - The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Caraga Region (PDEA-13) led the destruction here of confiscated illegal ...

Quezon province bettor bags P100-M lotto jackpot

MANILA - A bettor who bought his ticket in Quezon province has bagged the PHP100-million jackpot prize in Tuesday night's ...

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In bid to lower cost of steel, India imposes 50% tax on ore exports

NEW DEHLI, India: In a move expected to end the country's exports of the raw materials needed to manufacture steel, ...

Federal Reserve minutes spark late buying surge for U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - The release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's monetary meeting earlier this month surprisingly ...

US seeks stronger high tech ties to Taiwan

WASHINGTON D.C.: A leading U.S. official has said that even if Taiwan is excluded from President Joe Biden's Asian economic ...

Finland seeks new suppliers as Russia stops deliveries of natural gas

MOSCOW, Russia: In the latest escalation of an energy payment dispute with Western nations, Russia's Gazprom has halted gas exports ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, Australian All Ordinaries adds 18 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a lukewarm day for stocks across Asia Wednesday with little movement in either direction.In ...

Apple reported to move manufacturing from China

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has told some of its contract manufacturers ...

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