UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "saddened" on Monday by the mudslide and flooding in and near Freetown, Sierra Leone, where officials say at least 300 people have died and at least 2,000 people left homeless.
Philippine Health Secretary Paulyn Rosell-Ubial said the government will spend at least P 2.7 billion to rebuild health facilities, from the DOH-run Amai Pakpak Medical Center and health centers within Marawi City which has been the site of intense armed conflict since May 23 this year.
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the Armed Forces of the Philippines has began reviewing and recalibrating its existing doctrines for the troops “to adapt and respond” to what he described as evolving type of war.
The G7 summit starts on May 19 in Hiroshima, Japan. Recently, U.S. President Joe Biden announced that there would be investment curbs proposed to the G7 against China.
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Since the European Union lifted import tariffs on agricultural products from Ukraine last summer, more than 23 million tonnes of grains have flooded the bloc. Four cou
Arab foreign ministers will meet at the Arab League in Cairo on Sunday to discuss Syria, a League spokesman said, amid a regional push to normalise ties with Syrian Pre
The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, May 3, while signaling it may pause further increases. The decision lif
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Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
Chinese Premier Li Qiang, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has urged efforts to boost
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will begin serving her prison sentence on May 30 for defrauding investors in the failed blood-testing startup once valued at $9 billio
To facilitate regional economic integration, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made a declaration on advancing regional payment connectivity
Ya Ya, a female giant panda who has been at the Memphis Zoo for 20 years, left the the U.S. state of Tennessee on April 26 local time and will arrive Shanghai, China on
Cuba announced on Tuesday measures that ease restrictions on its citizens living abroad as the country continues to grapple with an unprecedented exodus of migrants to
At least 270 rockets were fired from Gaza towards southern and central Israel on Wednesday. The vast majority of them fell in depopulated zone or were intercepted by th
Chinese Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang on Saturday called for solid efforts to strengthen the country's brand building, as China has rolled out a series of measures on bran
European leaders are intensifying their efforts to hold Russia accountable for war crimes in Ukraine. Leaders are meeting in Iceland this week for the fourth sitting o
A pioneering researcher and the so-called "Godfather of AI" Geoffrey Hinton said he quit Google to speak freely about the technology's dangers, after realizing computer
On Saturday, gathering at the Senda Park in central Hiroshima, Japan, people from the U.S., the Philippines and South Korea joined local demonstrators and held banners
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced in a recent report that global tourism, in terms of tourist arrival numbers, has rebounded to 80 percent
President Joe Biden thanked some of his top donors Friday night as he launches a reelection campaign that is expected to need to raise well over $1 billion to secure hi