Monday, March 1, 2021
 

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Barrichello gains pole; Schumi last

SHANGHAI, China—Ferrari’s Rubens Barrichello gained the first-ever pole position for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday after Ferrari teammate Michael Schumacher spun...

8 killed in US attack in Iraq

FALLUJAH, Iraq—US warplanes, tanks and artillery units bombed the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah on Saturday, killing at least eight people and wounding 15, hospital...

Govt warns Filipinos in Iraq of imminent danger

THE government Saturday urged 4,000 of its citizens working in Iraq to be extra careful to avoid being attacked. President Arroyo told Filipinos to be...

Malaysian woman extends record for living with scorpions

KUALA LUMPUR—A Malaysian woman reached her 36th day in a glass room with 6,069 scorpions on Saturday to complete what she hopes will be...

Iraqi militants seize 2 Egyptians; no word yet on Italian captives

BAGHDAD—Two Egyptian engineers from Egypt’s telecommunications firm Orascom were kidnapped from their offices in the Iraqi capital, the interior ministry said Friday. “Last night ...

African leaders remind rich countries of commitment

UNITED NATIONS—Warning that Africa is unlikely to realize development goals up for review next year, African leaders and United Nations experts on Thursday tried...

Internet becomes terrorism medium

NEW YORK—Insurgents in Iraq have commandeered a modern medium by bringing decapitation videos to the Internet, making an ancient punishment a 24-hour news cycle’s...

RP will cooperate, says Aussie PM

CANBERRA, Australia—Prime Minister John Howard said on Wednesday he was confident Malaysia and the Philippines would allow Australian police to operate in their territories...

Nine NPAs killed in Davao del Norte clash

Fierce fighting erupted between government troops and communist guerrillas in the southern Philippines, killing nine rebels, officials said on Thursday. Soldiers, acting on a tip...

Australians too picky, but want to settle down

SYDNEY, Australia—Australia’s young people want to settle down before they turn 30, but many won’t make that deadline because they are either too choosy...

PGH director receives first Sinovac shot

THE director of the Philippine General Hospital received the first shot of the Coronavac vaccine during the ceremonial vaccination program at the hospital on...

‘The Crown,’ ‘Minari,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ win at bicoastal Golden Globes

NEW YORK: With homebound nominees appearing by remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country, a very...

20 Lung Center personnel  to get Sinovac jab

Around 20 health care workers will be vaccinated in the ceremonial inoculation program at the Lung Center of the Philippines on Monday. LCP Hospital Director Dr....

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii

MILAN: Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries made...

PH Navy to decommission 4 ships

The Philippine Navy will decommission four of its ships on Monday in compliance with the military's modernization program. Navy chief Vice Adm. Giovanni Carlo Bacordo...