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More cut jobs in US as unemployment claims rise to 744,000

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more...

China calls out US destroyer ship that passed thru Taiwan Strait

China on Thursday protested the passage of a U.S. destroyer through the Taiwan Strait in the latest move as both nations increase their naval...

15 arrested at NAIA for fake Covid test papers

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Debold Sinas on Wednesday warned anew the public against the use of fake coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) test...

Navy medic killed after shooting 2 US sailors

A Navy medic shot and wounded two U.S. sailors at a military facility Tuesday, then fled to a nearby Army base where security forces...

Jollibee to open 8 more stories in Europe

Homegrown restaurant brand Jollibee is further expanding its reach to local European customers by aiming for 50 stores in that continent in the next...

Myanmar citizens raise funds online for protestors

With security forces in Myanmar having shot dead at least 570 protesters and bystanders in the past two months, many of the country’s residents...

Centers for Disease Control gets low rating from Americans

While Americans may be divided on many issues, they seem to be in agreement on this: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could be...

IMF sees better global economic growth in 2021

The rollout of vaccines for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and vast sums of government aid will accelerate global economic growth to a record high this...

PH files new diplomatic protest vs China over vessels at reef

The Philippines filed on Monday a second diplomatic protest before Beijing over the continued presence of Chinese ships at Julian Felipe Reef in the West...

Trump’s case to block his critics from Twitter shot down by US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a case over former President Donald Trump’s efforts to block critics from his personal Twitter account. The court said...