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Punitive measures eyed vs Myanmar junta, military officials

A day after military junta forces killed at least 38 protesters in Myanmar, a United Nations human rights expert urged both the UN Security...

US to continue supporting PH military modernization

While the future of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) is still uncertain, the United States will continue to support the modernization of the Armed...

China aims for 6% economic growth, technology leadership

China’s top economic official announced a healthy growth target for the nation Friday and its plans to become a more self-reliant technology leader amid...

South Korea to probe death of 2 persons after taking AstraZeneca Covid vaccines

Investigations are underway after two South Korean recipients of the AstraZeneca vaccine died following inoculation against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Both recipients had been in...

33 more killed by security forces in Myanmar protests

At least 33 protesters were killed by Myanmar security forces on Wednesday, the highest number since a Feb. 1 military coup, according to a...

Experience in US shows virtual learning not working for kids

For Morgan Compton, 7, who has attended school remotely for nearly a year, the stress of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic manifests itself...

Biden assures all US adults to get Covid vaccines by May

President Joe Biden said the US expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines for all adults by the end of May...

China eyes resumption of drive to become technology leader

Chinese leaders are shifting focus from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) back to long-term goals of making China a technology leader at this year’s...

Rockets fired at US military base in western Iraq

At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts US-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military...

PNP arrests Nigerian-led scammers in Las Piñas

A Nigerian-led online scam network was busted with the arrest of its three members by the Philippine National Police (PNP) during operations in Las...