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Rich and poor vaccine divide worsening – WHO

GENEVA: The Covid-19 vaccine divide between rich and poor nations is worsening by the day, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned, insisting the failure...

Finance chief to House: Focus on doable bills

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd supported the lifting of economic restrictions in the 1987 Constitution but asked the House of Representatives to focus on...

India farmers protest turns violent

NEW DELHI: Thousands of farmers in tractor convoys burst through police barricades Tuesday to take their protest against agriculture reform to the heart of...

Australians defy Covid, mark Invasion Day

ADELAIDE: Thousands of Australians defied coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) rules on Tuesday to protest the country’s national day, held on the anniversary of British...

Battle for pasture lands heats up

Bl’aan: Titling in lease holders’ favor ‘fraudulent’ GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Holders of forest land grazing lease agreements (FLGLAs) and indigenous Bl’aan in General Santos City...

8 injured in violent Beirut protests

BEIRUT: Five protesters and three members of the Internal Security Forces were injured in Tripoli, the largest city in northern Lebanon, when protests triggered...

‘No basis to confirm  massive dropouts’ 

THE Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday said it could not confirm reports that many students have dropped out because of the difficulties of...

Nepalis celebrate ‘savage mountain’ quest

KATHMANDU: Nepali mountaineers have for decades toiled in the shadows as foreign climbers win accolades for conquering the world’s most treacherous peaks, but now...

Jhoseph Lopez named SC justice

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Court of Appeals Justice Jhoseph Lopez as associate justice of the Supreme Court. Lopez will fill the post vacated by...

Guangzhou airport world’s busiest in ‘20

GUANGZHOU: Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was the world’s busiest airport with 43.768 million passengers in 2020, the airport said on Monday, the first time...

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Metro Manila mayors ‘ready’ for Feb quarantine amid Covid variant threat

METRO Manila mayors are "ready" for possible quarantine restrictions that the government may impose in February as the new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) variant...

House-approved bill boosts people participation in LGUs — lawmaker

THE “People Empowerment Act,” which was recently approved by the House of Representatives, will provide a mechanism for citizens to participate in policy and...

PH records 1,173 new Covid-19 cases

THE country recorded 1,173 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Tuesday, according to the Department of Health (DoH), raising the total...

House grants President power to suspend PhilHealth premium rate hike

THE House of Representatives approved on second reading the bill granting the country's President the power to suspend the scheduled increase in the premium...

Police to submit ‘all available evidence’on Dacera case to prosecution — NCRPO chief

POLICE investigators will submit "all available evidence" regarding the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera as the preliminary investigation on her case resumes on...

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