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3 dead, 2 injured in bar shooting in Wisconsin

Three people died and another two were injured in a shooting at a bar in Kenosha, Wisconsin., with the male suspect at large, officials...

DoF: Equity, fixed-income markets shored up by local investors in Q1

As of the first quarter of this year, the equity and fixed-income markets remained robust, with local retail investors accounting for 74.3 percent of...

UN rights chief alleges Israel, Hamas committed war crimes in Gaza war

The United Nations human rights chief said Thursday that Israel's attacks on Hamas over 11 days in Gaza this month could amount to war crimes. During a Human Rights...

People in ‘famine-like conditions’ increase from start of pandemic

The number of people living in "famine-like conditions" has increased six-fold since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by Oxfam...

Moodys warns climate risks can affect credit ratings

Moody’s Investor Service warned emerging markets (EMs) like the Philippines against the negative impact of physical climate risks to their credit ratings.   In a report...

EU seeks quarantine exemption for vaccinated travelers

The European Commission has proposed member-states to exempt vaccinated travelers from quarantine for the coronavirus disease 2019 when traveling between European Union (EU) nations as...

UN claims it can’t access region in China where Uyghurs are abused

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Office said Friday that it does not have "meaningful" or "other" access to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. UN...

Globe eyes more than 2,000 new cell sites next year

Globe Telecom Inc. (Globe) is planning to expand and improve its mobile network next year by building “at least” 2,000 new cell sites. In a...

Troops deployed in Western Mindanao to prevent entry of new Covid strain

Amid the threats by the new strain of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) has deployed troops to guard the borders...

Samsung up by 46% from increased smartphone, TV sales

Samsung Electronics said Thursday its operating profit for the last quarter jumped 46 percent from a year earlier driven by increased sales of smartphones...
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