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Young adults in US responsible for spreading 2/3 of Covid cases

Young adults are driving the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) across the United States, accounting for nearly two-thirds of new cases nationally, according...

Police, protestors clash anew in Myanmar

Police in Myanmar repeatedly used tear gas and rubber bullets Tuesday against crowds protesting last month’s coup, but the demonstrators regrouped after each volley...

First woman to head WTO is Nigerian

The World Trade Organization officially named US-trained Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its seventh director-general on Monday. Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first African and first woman...

Myanmar lawmakers under surveillance by military

Hundreds of members of Myanmar’s parliament remained confined inside their government housing in the country’s capital on Tuesday, a day after the military staged a...

DOH recommends declaration of nationwide public health emergency due to COVID-19 local transmission

The Department of Health (DOH) on  Saturday recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte the declaration of a public health emergency  in light of the confirmation...

US-South Korea relations showing signs of strain

South Korea will "determine its stance" on upcoming joint military exercises with the United States to avoid a "serious problem" with North Korea, Unification...

Navy to decommission 4 older ships

Starting next month, the Philippine Navy (PN) will decommission four ships so the navy can focus its resources in maintaining its more modern assets. PN...

Locsin is wrong: RP should protest Myanmar coup d’etat

Foreign Affairs secretary Teddyboy Locsin should re-read his history. Locsin blames the West for Aung San Suu Kyi's present predicament. He claims that the...

Incoming US commerce secretary wants to bring back lost American jobs

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, the incoming US commerce secretary, has committed to help bring back American jobs lost to other countries. "If confirmed, I...

PH receives 700 units of COVID-19 test kits from Korea

The Department of Health (DOH), through Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), through Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., on...