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Japan pledges $83-billion spending cuts

  TOKYO - Japan on Thursday pledged huge spending cuts amounting to $83 billion over two years as it works to bring down the industrialized...

New LPA off Davao to bring rain to Visayas, Mindanao

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is keeping watch on a new low pressure area (LPA) off Davao that is expected...

MMDA to iron out kinks in new bus terminal’s set-up

    Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Wednesday shared a impromptu meal with bus drivers and passengers to hear the complaints about at...

FIBA Asia: Philippines trounces Hong Kong to top Group E

Gilas Pilipinas overcame fatigue to repulse Hong Kong, 67-55, and top Group E in the elimination phase in the 27th FIBA-Asia Men's Basketball Championship...

British zookeeper suspended for punching seal

  LONDON - A British zoo said on Wednesday it has suspended one of its animal keepers for allegedly punching a seal. The animal, an American...

British police hold man over Twitter abuse of women

  LONDON - British police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with threats made on Twitter against a woman lawmaker...

Two Koreas agree to fresh talks on closed industrial park

  SEOUL - South and North Korea agreed Wednesday to new talks on their shuttered joint industrial park in Kaesong, after Pyongyang offered what Seoul...

Plane stuck in mud closes Thai airport

  BANGKOK - An airplane that became wedged in mud after skidding off the runway during take-off in southern Thailand has forced the closure of...

FIBA Asia: Qatar beats Chinese-Taipei, boosts Philippines hope to top Group E

Qatar bounced back by tripping Chinese-Taipei, 71-68, Wednesday to muddle up the standings in Group E of the 27th FIBA-Asia Men's Basketball Championship at the SM...

Carly Rae Jepsen: ‘Call Me Maybe Changed My Life’

Carly Rae Jepsen, the artist behind the massive hit single “Call Me Maybe,”admits even she gets tired of the song sometimes. “When that happens,...

Saudi to gradually resume ‘umrah’ pilgrimage from October 4

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round umrah pilgrimage for Muslims from October 4, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, seven months after...

China eyes climate leadership with 2060 carbon neutral goal

UNITED NATIONS: Chinese President Xi Jinping moved to seize the climate agenda from the United States, vowing that the world's largest polluter will go...

House inquiry over ABS-CBN land title deferred

THE House of Representatives' Committee on Justice has postponed the inquiry on the authenticity of the land title of ABS-CBN Corporation. The inquiry "has been...

PH police, military sign joint directive vs insurgency

PHILIPPINE National Police Chief Camilo Cascolan announced on Wednesday that the police and military signed a joint directive to help address the problems of...

Facebook shuts down fake accounts linked to PH police, military

SOCIAL media giant Facebook shut down a network of fake accounts linked to the Philippine police and military for "coordinated inauthentic behavior". Nathaniel Gleicher, head...
 

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