Tue, 13 Nov 2018

China fumes over U.S. provocations in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following a very public thrashing by the U.S. over disputes between the world's two largest economies - ...

Dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament condemned by U.S., U.K.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was widely criticized on Saturday after deciding to dissolve the ...

DICT, CHED address shortage of cybersecurity-skilled professionals

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 13 (PIA)--The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) sealed a partnership with the Commission on Higher ...

Sing your way to Japan, join the 2019 J-Pop Anime Singing Contest

MANILA, Nov. 13 (PIA) -- J-Pop Anime fans will have the chance to sing their way to Japan, as the ...

Korean peninsula denuclearisation: S Korean minister to visit USA

Seoul [South Korea], Nov 13 (ANI): Cho Myoung-gyon, South Korea's unification minister, will embark on a five-day trip to the ...

DOTr: No fare increase in MRT-3

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 13 (PIA)--The Department of Transportation (DOTr) assured the public that it has no plans to impose a ...

Bangladeshi Official: 'We Will Not Send Any Rohingya Back by Force'

Bangladesh will not repatriate Rohingya to Myanmar unless the U.N.'s refugee agency confirms they are willing to leave voluntarily, a ...

Abu Dhabi Summit: Oil Production Cuts May Be Necessary

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - OPEC and allied oil-producing countries will likely need to cut crude supplies, perhaps by ...

Runoff From Railway Project Pollutes River in Lao Tourist Destination

The Lao-Chinese railway project has released polluted water from construction work into the Xong River in Vientiane province's Vang Vieng ...

Colombia's Ex-rebels Turn Rafting Guides

MIRAVALLE, COLOMBIA - The nine former rebel fighters, who traded their guns, battle fatigues and heavy rucksacks for paddles, helmets ...

Amnesty Int'l Strips Aung San Suu Kyi of Honor Over Rohingya Abuses

UNITED NATIONS - Leading international human rights group Amnesty International said Monday it is stripping Myanmar leader Aung San Suu ...

Police Detain Maoist Labor Activists on Campuses Across China: Group

Authorities in China have detained more than a dozen student labor activists in a fresh crackdown on Marxist and Maoist ...

China Calls for Open World Economy Ahead of ASEAN Talks

SINGAPORE - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing will further open up its economy in the face of ...

China Gives 'Guarantee' on Winter Gas Supplies

Despite all-out efforts to avoid shortages, China will depend on the volatile spot market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) to ...

Twitter Warns Pakistani Rights Activists over Government Criticism

ISLAMABAD - Social network Twitter has warned two Pakistani rights activists against objectionable content, they said on Monday, a move ...

Pence in Japan to Discuss Trade, North Korea Before Summits

TOKYO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Tokyo on Monday to discuss North Korea and other issues with ...

Meth Seizures Up in Myanmar, SE Asia

YANGON, MYANMAR - Drug seizures reported across South-East Asia indicate this year will be another record high for methamphetamine production ...

Macron, Tech Giants Launch 'Paris Call' to Fix Internet Ills

PARIS - France and U.S. technology giants including Microsoft on Monday urged world governments and companies to sign up to ...

Japan is now giving away homes for 'free'

Lake Okutama, Japan. (PHOTO: iStock) YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE {{item.title}} Akiya, is Japanese for 'abandoned homes'. A phenomena fast-becoming a ...

Trudeau: Canada has Heard Turkish Recordings on Khashoggi's Killing

PARIS - Canadian intelligence officers have listened to Turkish recordings of what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Prime Minister ...

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Tech stocks spark Wall Street sell-off

NEW YORK, New York – Share in Apples dropped sharply on Monday, pushing the Nasdaq Composite down as technology stocks ...

Gulf oil producers join forces to explore for gas

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The two largest sovereign oil companies in the Middle East have joined forces to explore opportunities ...

Apple offers repairs for latest devices after issues found

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Days after it confirmed that it had discovered issues affecting some of its iPhone X and 13-inch ...

Euro falls in sympathy with plummeting pound

SYDNEY, Australia – Fears that the UK will not reach a deal with the European Union on Brexit has taken ...

Asian stocks in upward trajectory

SYDNEY, Australia – Stock markets were generally firm across Asia on Monday. The Nikkei 225 gained 19.63 points or 0.09% ...

Google hires former Geisigner CEO as its new health chief

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a sign that the company is planning to unify all of its separate health ventures, Google ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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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