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US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines

U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south aft...

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines

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How literature can fight right-wing extremism DW spoke to Ralf Nestmeyer, Vice President of the PEN center for writers in Germany, about looming dangers to freedom of expression. He discusses the state of German media and extremist slogans such a...
14:24, 05/14/2019

France, New Zealand to launch a call to end online extremism PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with tech leaders in Paris on Wednesday. French P...
22:24, 05/13/2019

India Joins Global Fight In Action Against Online Extremism In a bid to join the global fight against violent extremist content, India joined an initiative that calls for action to eliminate such content online....
22:00, 05/15/2019

YouTube’s anti-extremism crackdown targets journalist who documents extremism Enlarge / News2Share's YouTube page. (credit: News2Share) YouTube on Wednesday announced an expanded crackdown on hate speech, but the company said it would make sure not to ban or demonetize videos...
19:36, 06/06/2019

Husband, wife who underwent deradicalization program behind bombing of Philippines cathedral: police An Indonesian husband and wife who had taken part of a government-sponsored deradicalization program are believed to be the masterminds behind a suicide bombing of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the so...
18:48, 07/24/2019

Police Launch 8chan Probe in Philippines, Where Owner, Founder Live Police in the Philippines said they had opened an investigation into 8chan, an online message board whose American owner lives in the country, following allegations that the site’s no-exceptions embra...
16:00, 08/08/2019

MIT and U.S. Air Force launch AI accelerator program The U.S. Air Force plans to invest $15 million a year to support the development of advanced artificial intelligence from the MIT's five colleges.Read More...
02:48, 05/21/2019

AZGFD to launch life jacket exchange program The Arizona Game and Fish Department is keeping people safe on the water through its Life Jacket Exchange program. On May 18, Arizonans can trade in their old or worn out life jackets in exchange for ...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Homeland Security to launch pilot program of DNA testing at border Migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with children will be asked to submit to a voluntary DNA test in order to prove they are related....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
01:24, 07/20/2019

Samsung's launch promotions make its Upgrade Program a foolish choice Samsung's Upgrade Program appears to be a good option when you purchase a new Samsung phone, but with all of its launch promotions and significant depreciation after a year it's not the option you sho...
09:24, 09/03/2019

Hepatitis C program launches in West Virginia to fight virus MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An initiative to combat the rise of hepatitis C infections has launched in West Virginia. News outlets report a five-year program called HepConnect launched Wednesday at West ...
20:36, 06/06/2019

Monks launch legal fight to protect water purity of Trappist beer Belgian brothers fear Lhoist lime quarrying will threaten production of brewAs keepers of one of only 14 abbeys in the world producing Trappist beer, the monks of Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy, in Rochefor...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Even the FBI Says Social Platforms Need to Get Better at Policing Extremism Today, the FBI Assistant Director Michael McGarrity testified to the House Committee on Homeland Security that the bureau is currently investigating 850 cases of domestic terrorism, many of which are ...
02:48, 05/09/2019

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting stereotypes by making people work together. Deradica...
20:12, 04/28/2019

US Says Not Signing 'Christchurch Call' Against Online Extremism The United States will not join an international bid to stamp out violent extremism online, the White House said Wednesday, while stressing that Washington backs the initiative's aims....
07:24, 05/16/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who might even be pro-life,” responding to the recent pass...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Facebook to crack down on extremism by training AI with police videos Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
08:48, 09/18/2019

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The ...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Russia jails Jehovah's Witnesses for alleged extremism A Russian court has sentenced six Jehovah's Witnesses to jail for belonging to an "extremist organization" in the western city of Satatov. Since 2017 the movement founded in the USA has been outlawed ...
00:24, 09/21/2019

Extremism expert: 'I was shocked by Tönnies' racist statement' The head of Schalke's supervisory board, has come under fire for recent comments regarding Africa. DW spoke with fan culture and extremism researcher Robert Claus about what consequences Clemens Tönni...
03:36, 08/07/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, politica...
05:24, 05/21/2019

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities....
09:00, 08/18/2019

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The organization sees a growing threat of militant extre...
19:12, 08/19/2019

Shootings Spur Debate on Extremism and Guns, With Trump on Defense Mr. Trump’s usual methods of deflection sputtered as he faced new criticism and scrutiny for the plain echoes of his own rhetoric in the El Paso shooter’s anti-immigrant manifesto....
02:00, 08/06/2019

West African leaders meet to counter extremism in the region The heads of state from 15 countries in the West African economic bloc known as ECOWAS are meeting in Burkina Faso to discuss the fight against Islamic extremism and the impact of the Group of Five Sa...
16:00, 09/14/2019

How to counter far-right extremism? Germany shows the way | Cynthia Miller-Idriss Teachers are better able to identify radicalisation than most, yet in the UK they are too often ignoredDozens of heads of state, policymakers and leaders of technology companies gathered in Paris this...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role the...
03:24, 05/16/2019

Facebook to train AI with police body-cam footage to combat extremism Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
18:12, 09/18/2019

Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
12:24, 09/19/2019

Online extremism is taking a mental toll on researchers studying it Social media platforms do an indispensable job of connecting us with our families, friends and like-minded people. But of late, they have also become conduits for bad actors to hijack users’ attention...
10:12, 05/03/2019

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has sacked one of the most prominent ...
03:48, 06/14/2019

German state fights Islamist extremism with YouTube satire The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is betting on wit and humor as an antidote to Islamist extremism. Extremists use YouTube to target young people, but NRW wants to fight fire with fire....
14:12, 08/25/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect f...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a ...
05:12, 05/23/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
12:24, 05/02/2019

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
12:00, 08/10/2019

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
23:48, 05/21/2019

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demandi...
17:36, 07/10/2019

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly na...
00:36, 07/10/2019

Sen. Hawley: Restrictive abortion bills are response to 'extremism' of Democrats' policies U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley said many states are adopting more restrictive abortion policies in response to the “extremism” of pro-choice pushes in states like New York and Virginia....
15:24, 05/16/2019

Swinson’s remain extremism has given Labour a golden opportunity | Polly Toynbee Against the Liberal Democrats’ revoke and Boris Johnson’s no deal, Jeremy Corbyn’s referendum plan is the best Brexit policyBrexit is the disrupter that breaks things and shape-shifts as it scythes th...
01:24, 09/17/2019

Skepticism greets a White House meeting devoted to violent online extremism The White House has invited tech giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter to a discussion Friday about the rise of violent online extremism, one of the Trump administration’s first major engageme...
08:00, 08/09/2019

White House to host meeting with tech companies on violent extremism online The White House will discuss violent extremism online with representatives from a number of Internet and technology companies on Friday, according to a White House spokesman....
19:12, 08/07/2019

Stop spread of hatred, Javid appeals as he warns of worst-ever extremism threat Britain is facing its worst-ever threat from extremism, Sajid Javid warned today as he called for a new nationwide effort to counter the spread of hardline and intolerant views....
13:12, 07/19/2019

White House won’t sign international agreement against online extremism over First Amendment concerns The White House announced Wednesday that free speech concerns would keep the administration from signing onto an international agreement to counteract online extremism....
03:12, 05/16/2019

White House invites tech companies to discuss violent online extremism The White House plans to host a meeting with tech companies to discuss the rise of violent online extremism. According to The Washington Post, this is the Trump administration's first major engag...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Horrid Conditions in Syria Camp Where ISIS Families Fled Risk Fostering Extremism The “intolerable” conditions at the Al Hol camp in Syria, set up to house families fleeing Islamic State strongholds, are fueling radicalization, according to a United Nations report....
00:48, 09/12/2019

White House to host discussion on violent online extremism – but Trump isn't expected to attend The White House will host technology companies on Friday for a discussion about the rise of violent online extremism days after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, left 22 people dead....
19:12, 08/07/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a M...
16:48, 05/15/2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact c...
20:48, 05/15/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was writ...
23:12, 05/15/2019

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
11:48, 06/23/2019

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play ...
03:36, 05/04/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would d...
06:24, 08/13/2019

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual confession, a visit from police and gunfire....
03:00, 09/13/2019

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
00:12, 06/02/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight ...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in...
05:36, 08/09/2019

Counter-terror chief Neil Basu: Better social mobility would do more to stop extremism than 'policing and state security' combined Improved social mobility in the UK could do more to stop extremism than "policing and state security" combined, Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism chief has said....
16:00, 08/07/2019

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and what do you get? A recipe for disaster, you might ...
10:48, 05/21/2019

Seven killed after earthquakes hit Philippines Seven people were killed after back-to-back earthquakes struck the northern Philippines Saturday morning, according to CNN Philippines, citing a disaster official....
05:48, 07/27/2019

Eight killed after earthquakes hit Philippines Eight people were killed after back-to-back earthquakes struck the northern Philippines Saturday morning, according to CNN Philippines, citing a disaster official....
17:00, 07/27/2019

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
17:12, 08/06/2019

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
15:48, 07/11/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
18:00, 09/04/2019

Philippines confirms second case of polio The Philippines health department on Friday confirmed it had detected a second case of the polio virus this week, as the virus re-emerges in the country 19 years after it was declared polio free....
13:24, 09/20/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
19:00, 06/25/2019

| 'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao Fans in the Philippines roared their approval of Manny Pacquiao as they declared their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his victory over Keith Thurman....
12:48, 07/21/2019

Ex-clergyman says US priest in Philippines a known pedophile TALUSTUSAN, Philippines — The American priest’s voice echoed over the phone line, his sharp Midwestern accent softened over the decades by a gentle Filipino lilt. On the other end, recording the call,...
23:12, 09/09/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was lon...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his contr...
14:36, 05/11/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed superma...
18:48, 04/28/2019

The Philippines taps samurai market The Republic of the Philippines returned to the samurai bond market in August, becoming the latest sovereign issuer to tap a yen investor base desperate for yield....
15:12, 09/23/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regi...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
11:36, 08/07/2019

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Thursday to set up a preliminary U.N. investigation into thousands of killings in the Philippines so-called 'war on drugs'....
14:00, 07/11/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest move in a long-running row stoked by threats from ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
03:24, 05/13/2019

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years Authorities have confirmed at least one case of polio in a 3-year-old girl in southern Lanao del Sur province and detected the polio virus in sewage in Manila and in waterways in the southern Davao re...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastruc...
15:24, 07/13/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidentia...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capi...
22:36, 04/28/2019

25 Dead After Three Boats Sink Off Philippines Coast The death toll from three boats sinking surged to 25 as rescuers retrieved more bodies from the sea off the central Philippines, officials said Sunday....
10:24, 08/05/2019

At Least Two Dead After Philippines Ferry Catches Fire A ferry in the southern Philippines caught fire early Wednesday, killing at least two passengers while more than a hundred were rescued, according to the country’s Coast Guard. At least 172 peop...
19:48, 08/28/2019

Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck a littl...
06:48, 07/27/2019

25 dead, 55 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines Philippine police say rescuers have plucked more bodies in rough seas where three ferry boats capsized after being buffeted by fierce wind and waves off two central provinces, bringing the death toll ...
09:36, 08/04/2019

7 dead, 31 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines The Philippine coast guard says at least seven people died and 31 others were rescued when three ferry boats separately capsized in bad weather between two central island provinces...
18:36, 08/03/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has kille...
01:24, 08/03/2019

Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified A Philippine general says authorities have identified as a Filipino militant one of two suicide attackers who set off bombs that killed five people and the bombers in a southern army camp...
10:48, 07/02/2019

Philippines' Duterte wants 1,700 freed inmates locked up Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday 1,700 convicts who were freed early for good behavior should be sent back to prison after questions were raised over the legality of their releas...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their lan...
03:24, 07/30/2019

The Philippines Government Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while now. And his latest victim is a Ferrari 360 Spider...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Philippines Supreme Court upholds ban on same-sex marriage The high court dismissed a petition filed by a 33-year-old gay man seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, because he doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws....
00:00, 09/05/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/02/2019

10-Year-Old Snatched From Boat, Eaten By Crocodile In Philippines A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday....
20:36, 08/14/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
21:24, 06/06/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
08:00, 07/10/2019

At least 8 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say at least 8 mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side and pinned some of...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an A...
12:24, 05/03/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Canada’s shore....
14:24, 05/08/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested ...
09:36, 07/09/2019

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino fishermen as the...
15:12, 06/13/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
03:36, 06/01/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
17:36, 07/16/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of ...
16:12, 07/19/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
01:24, 06/01/2019

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa’s failure to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shippe...
07:12, 05/16/2019

American held in Philippines for trying to smuggle baby out of airport An American woman is facing human trafficking and kidnapping charges in the Philippines, authorities said, after she was caught trying to smuggle a newborn baby out of Manila's main airport on a fligh...
06:24, 09/06/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
12:36, 06/07/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activi...
09:48, 07/18/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
09:36, 05/11/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a band of insurgents....
20:48, 05/10/2019

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almo...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern is...
12:48, 05/31/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return...
12:36, 05/31/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
12:12, 05/31/2019

Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big wins for his candidates, and resounding public end...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodr...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines' Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their own hands....
22:12, 08/14/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
01:12, 07/05/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, has shipped 69 containers of garbage back to Canada...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Who let the villains out? Philippines crime-busting president red-faced The early release of hundreds of convicted rapists, murderers and drug criminals has acutely embarrassed Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, with his justice minister saying they were ineligible to...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police, and rights groups think the number ...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray dog....
17:36, 05/10/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
11:24, 05/31/2019

China says a 'bigger step' is possible in offshore oil and gas development with the Philippines Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can "properly" handle their disp...
08:36, 08/30/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War II, the Defense Department announced Friday....
04:12, 05/04/2019

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attacks on an army camp in the volatile south by two mi...
10:24, 06/29/2019

Philippines' Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case ignored Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea, if it sets aside an international arbitral aw...
08:12, 09/11/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of a...
21:24, 06/29/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
09:48, 05/13/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has made good on a threat by President Rodrigo Duterte and put 69 contai...
05:12, 05/31/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
05:48, 07/12/2019

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least eight people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside for their safety....
03:00, 07/28/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
22:48, 07/13/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Cana...
22:00, 05/23/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
05:24, 07/12/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, rocket fire and airstrikes....
07:48, 05/01/2019

Eight killed in quake, aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured: agency An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said....
10:00, 07/27/2019

Quake in Philippines injures 25, damages homes, churches Officials say a moderately strong earthquake struck in the southern Philippines as people slept before dawn, injuring at least 25 villagers and damaging several houses, two churches, a public market a...
14:24, 07/13/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philip...
19:12, 07/13/2019

Tropical storm threatens Philippines, China, Vietnam A tropical storm in the Philippine Sea will unleash flooding rainfall and elevate the risk of mudslides across the northern Philippines into early Wednesday....
19:48, 08/27/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s resurgence in other parts of the globe....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:24, 05/23/2019

Philippines Confirms Second Polio Case After Announcing Outbreak (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine health officials on Friday confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country’s first outbreak in nearly two decade...
02:24, 09/21/2019

Labs confirm 1st new case of polio in Philippines in 26 years Nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared polio eradicated in the Philippines, the malady has returned in a new outbreak, officials said Thursday....
03:27, 09/20/2019

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry the...
19:24, 07/15/2019

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the first outbreak of the virus detected in the world...
17:36, 09/09/2019

Philippines' Duterte warns of 'unfriendly' greeting for uninvited warships President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Tuesday foreign ships faced "unfriendly" treatment if they ventured into Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a swipe at China's deployment of war...
15:24, 08/20/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
08:48, 08/19/2019

Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found The announcement came days after President Rodrigo Duterte responded angrily to reports that a Filipino domestic worker had been found in a freezer in the gulf state....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China, as his decision not to push Beijing over the inc...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped illegally to the Philippi...
17:12, 05/30/2019

The Philippines central bank: Is Duterte’s outsider a governor for the people? When the Philippines needed a new central bank governor earlier this year, no one expected the president to pick an outsider for the job. During his first months in office, Benjamin Diokno has promise...
14:36, 09/18/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style,...
14:24, 05/14/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over f...
18:36, 05/22/2019

US woman held in Philippines after airport staff find baby in her bag An American woman is in custody in the Philippines after she allegedly tried to fly out of the country with a baby in her hand luggage, local authorities said....
10:24, 09/04/2019

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. The agency said Health Secretary Francis...
08:24, 08/07/2019

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Fights Extradition From Philippines BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man in Filipino custody is challenging extradition to the U.S. where he’s being charged with complicity to murder. The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-ye...
17:36, 06/25/2019

An American woman tried to leave the Philippines with a baby in her carry-on, authorities say The child was found in an “oversize belt bag” as the woman tried to leave the country, according to the Philippine Bureau of Immigration. The baby was not presented for declaration to immigration offi...
04:48, 09/05/2019

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for ...
14:12, 07/15/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diploma...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philipp...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating hi...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Police in the Philippines Investigating 8chan and Its Owner Following El Paso Shooting After a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart on Saturday killing 22, and a manifesto posted online believed to be written by the shooter exalted previous mass shootings and referenced the “Hispani...
23:12, 08/08/2019

Philippines president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte wants President Trump to park the Navy's Seventh Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
22:24, 07/17/2019

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The ...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Philippines to study economic impact of halting online gambling The Philippines' anti-money laundering body is studying the scope of the country's online gambling industry to determine the impact on the economy if it stopped operating, its chairman said on Tuesday...
13:00, 08/27/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
11:24, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for internati...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic d...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino crew...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces in 2 children The Philippines recorded its second case of polio on Friday, as it prepared to vaccinate millions of children against a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago....
13:24, 09/20/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
17:24, 06/08/2019

Ohio woman arrested with baby hidden in bag at Philippines airport Officials say Jennifer Erin Talbot, from Ohio, was intercepted at the boarding gate by airline personnel.        ...
00:24, 09/06/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of mel...
04:48, 07/08/2019

Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case....
12:48, 09/19/2019

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand Pres...
05:48, 05/31/2019

American charged with human trafficking after trying to carry baby out of Philippines in a bag Jennifer Erin Talbot arrested at Manila airport after hiding six-day-old baby in a sling bagA US woman who attempted to carry a six-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has be...
06:48, 09/06/2019

Eight Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early Saturday while many were still asleep, local officials said....
05:00, 07/27/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this y...
02:12, 07/09/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists warned that his election to the Senate c...
10:36, 05/17/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
14:36, 06/07/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
09:36, 05/23/2019

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea. Calls have grown louder for Duterte to take a toug...
07:01, 08/28/2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for market blast in Philippines The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines that wounded at least seven people early on Saturday....
05:24, 09/08/2019

Slave to sachets: How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash....
10:12, 09/03/2019

Philippines gives thumbs up to Duterte as loyalists dominate mid-term vote Allies of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have dominated a mid-term Senate election according to unofficial results on Tuesday, indicating growing support for the maverick leader and broad public...
06:24, 05/14/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human ...
09:24, 07/15/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
22:36, 07/01/2019

Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asian lawmakers' group this week called a pattern of.....
09:48, 06/28/2019

Philippines culls 7,000 pigs in outbreak of African swine fever Infected pigs found in two towns near capital Manila, as country becomes latest to be hit by diseaseThe Philippines has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit...
14:48, 09/09/2019

9 Killed As Air-Ambulance Plane Crashes At Resort Area In Philippines Nine people were killed when an air-ambulance plane crashed at a resort area near the Philippine capital on Sunday, sparking a fierce blaze and sending terrified locals fleeing, authorities said....
09:24, 09/02/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
21:24, 05/07/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
02:12, 07/13/2019

Philippines' Jollibee buying Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in overseas expansion Jollibee Foods Corp , Philippines' largest food service network operator, is buying U.S. brand Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) for $100 million as part of an expansion outside its home market....
13:36, 07/24/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China S...
04:24, 06/22/2019

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco...
14:12, 05/30/2019

Philippines' Jollibee buys Coffee Bean for $100 million in overseas push Philippines' Jollibee Foods Corp (JFC) , a major Asian fast-food operator, said on Wednesday it had agreed to acquire U.S. brand Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) for $100 million as part of its rapid exp...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
08:24, 05/08/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
12:48, 06/22/2019

Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded to what was largely seen as a referendum on the c...
08:12, 05/15/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to reduce the ...
14:24, 07/25/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abste...
09:36, 07/12/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
20:00, 07/17/2019

8 Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Islands In Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early on Saturday while many were still asleep, local officials said....
07:12, 07/27/2019

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; others in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of people. ...
00:24, 06/29/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take dr...
18:48, 07/12/2019

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
07:12, 06/14/2019

American Volunteer Branded ‘Enemy of State’ and Shot Outside His Home in the Philippines An American human rights volunteer is reportedly in critical condition after he was shot four times in the Philippines. Brandon Lee, 37, was attacked outside his home in Ifugao province in the norther...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea, where China is flexing its muscle....
07:24, 05/10/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite c...
20:24, 06/20/2019

Philippines: US rights volunteer branded 'enemy of state' shot outside home Brandon Lee, dubbed an ‘enemy of the state’ on social media, is in a critical condition after the shooting in northern Ifugao provinceAn American human rights volunteer tagged an “enemy of the state” ...
08:24, 08/08/2019

U.S. Woman Arrested in Philippines Airport After 6-Day-Old Baby Found Hidden Inside Bag (MANILA, Philippines) — An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila’s airport and charged with hu...
00:48, 09/06/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being...
20:36, 05/31/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a ...
05:36, 05/13/2019

Baby smuggling at Philippines airport was part of an illegal adoption: authorities An Ohio woman accused of illegally adopting a baby in the Philippines — whom she then tried to smuggle out the country — was paraded in handcuffs Thursday and is facing charges that could ...
19:12, 09/05/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
18:48, 07/05/2019

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel trial against the editor of Rappler, a Philippine news...
16:12, 07/23/2019

Preferably dead: Philippines' Duterte seeks freed inmates' capture Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed an offer of big bounties for hundreds of convicted murderers and rapists set free in a corrections bureau blunder, and said he would be happier if they...
09:36, 09/18/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
21:36, 06/29/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a thr...
12:00, 07/05/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:12, 05/31/2019

Philippines mulls tourists for Thitu, bolstering South China Sea claims The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea, part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the wor...
09:24, 07/23/2019

Philippines to allow China-backed telco to build towers on military bases The Philippine military agreed on Wednesday to allow a new cellphone network powered by a Chinese state telecoms giant to install communications equipment on its army bases, despite concerns among som...
14:00, 09/11/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war front and centre as 61 million vote in Philippines midterms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with many watching to see how candidates in his family fareFilipinos vote on Monday in midterm polls that are being seen as a crucial referendum on...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
19:48, 05/30/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the formal creation of an autonomous region....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a political comeback after fleeing the country 30 yea...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June after a fruitful harvest has left the country with ...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been reported since January alone. ...
20:24, 08/06/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump the tons of trash on the North American country's ...
03:36, 04/30/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said...
19:48, 07/08/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Ohio woman charged after carrying newborn in luggage at Philippines airport as new details emerge An American woman who tried flying out of the Philippines with a 6-day-old baby hidden inside her carry-on bag was intercepted just before boarding a plane and has been charged with human trafficking,...
23:36, 09/05/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in ...
21:12, 06/07/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions o...
09:12, 06/01/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allies leading by a large margin, indicating that domes...
11:24, 05/14/2019

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get wors...
12:48, 08/07/2019

The bizarre life of 8chan owner Jim Watkins, the middle-age veteran who decamped to the Philippines and runs a pig farm YouTube/The Goldwater Over the weekend, 22 people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. A manifesto said to be from the shooting ...
07:36, 08/07/2019

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such content should remain online — and protect the firms’...
08:00, 07/25/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of globa...
02:24, 07/13/2019

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
20:12, 05/22/2019

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or law” and must cease immediately, said a statement...
17:00, 05/01/2019

UFC 239: Fight-by-fight results Before Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes defend their championships at UFC 239, several undercard bouts have key implications. Here's how they're going down....
05:12, 07/07/2019

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surfa...
23:12, 07/18/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

UA Mobile Health Program expands TUCSON – The University of Arizona is expanding its mobile health program. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, Youth on Their Own and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma teamed up with the prog...
04:12, 05/15/2019

Change Your Loyalty Program Passwords Now If you can’t remember the last time you changed the passwords on your loyalty program accounts, it’s time to make some password updates—or risk being hacked....
17:24, 05/15/2019

Mexico wants to re-invent US Merida aid program MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he doesn’t want aid under the United States’ so-called Merida Initiative — at least in its present form. The aid progr...
22:12, 05/07/2019

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco In a widely-expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted for Russian military hardware over its US equivalent....
04:36, 07/18/2019

Iran says its missile program is not negotiable Iran on Tuesday said its ballistic missile program was not up for negotiation after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a White House cabinet meeting that Iran had signaled it was prepared to neg...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRIS...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Cowboys DL in diversion program for bar arrest The Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford was entered into a diversion program on Thursday to settle a charge from an incident in March at a bar in Panama City Beach, Florida....
22:12, 07/18/2019

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
18:24, 07/12/2019

An invaluable German-US exchange program Each year, 350 German students spend time in the US as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program. For many, the program can be a life-changing experience....
18:24, 05/04/2019

Nintendo says there is no Switch exchange program You might not want to buy a first-generation Switch with the assumption Nintendo will replace it with a new model. A Nintendo spokesperson has flatly denied that swaps are available, telling The Verg...
09:24, 08/18/2019

UA Foundation to celebrate AZ Assurance program TUCSON – The University of Arizona Foundation will be celebrating one of its scholarship programs and a distinguished member on Tuesday. While Arizona Assurance will receive two gifts, Edie Auslander,...
17:00, 05/14/2019

The Fed is looking at a new program that could be another version of 'quantitative easing' Federal Reserve officials are considering a new program that would decrease the balance sheet level while providing liquidity during difficult times....
21:24, 04/29/2019

Planned Parenthood to Expand Telemedicine Program Planned Parenthood will expand a telemedicine program to connect patients with birth-control and other services via smartphone as the organization seeks to counter Republican efforts to weaken its hea...
14:48, 09/05/2019

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The United States confirmed it has removed Turkey from NATO's F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system last week....
12:12, 07/18/2019

Behavior modification program can improve incontinence (Reuters Health) – Women with urinary or bowel incontinence who participate in behavior modification programs may experience less severe symptoms and a better quality of life than their counterparts w...
19:36, 09/12/2019

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region....
11:12, 06/10/2019

Boeing Drops Out of Giant Pentagon Program Boeing said it wouldn’t bid on a program to replace the nation’s land-based nuclear missiles, a potential opportunity valued at more than $60 billion....
17:12, 07/25/2019

City of Tucson changing recycling program TUCSON — Poor recycling practices and risings costs are pushing the City of Tucson to change its recycling program. “Most of the recycling bins were either half full or a third full,”...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put man on the Moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the ti...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Cochise County to amend recycling program COCHISE COUNTY – With a decline in demand for recycled goods, Cochise County will be doing away with their free recycling programs starting Sept. 12. County officials say this move should help s...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Architects of post-9/11 CIA interrogation program to testify WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the Guantanamo B...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Wash...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Fig launches new open-ended crowdfunding program Instead of using the 30-day campaign model, Open Access follows a milestone-based system. It also allows developers to get money from backers immediately.Read More...
03:12, 05/09/2019

Bombardier sells CRJ jet program to Mitsubishi for $550M MONTREAL (AP) — Canadian aerospace company Bombardier has announced the sale of its regional jet program to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for $550 million. The company is seeking to e...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of Block 4 upgrades, integration of nuclear weapons a...
23:12, 08/05/2019

Nvidia expands colocation program around the globe As part of its efforts to build up its data center business, Nvidia is adding partners in Europe, Asia and North America to the DGX-Ready Data Center program....
17:48, 07/11/2019

There’s no official Switch exchange program, says Nintendo A Nintendo spokesperson rebuffs reports that there’s an existing exchange program for new Nintendo Switch owners to swap their newly-purchased units in for the improved model that dropped early...
02:12, 08/19/2019

NCAA launches investigation of Arizona program In federal court, prosecutors played a phone call in which former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson tells sports manager Christian Dawkins that head coach Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayto...
22:12, 05/04/2019

This training program shows you how to trade cryptocurrency like a pro You can learn all about the fascinating world of cryptos and how to make some serious money in it with the training in the Complete Bitcoin and Crypto Trading Program. A lifetime membership to the pro...
17:24, 05/09/2019

Bush, Clinton celebrate those in their leadership program DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton attended a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year. The graduation ceremony for...
06:24, 06/28/2019

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
19:36, 06/07/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached e...
09:24, 05/24/2019

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...
23:24, 07/11/2019

New Switch Discount Program Is Unnecessarily Complicated Rather than simply discount its digital games like every other video game platform, Nintendo is running a new Switch promotion where players can purchase special vouchers that can then be traded in fo...
20:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
18:48, 06/08/2019

$100M buyback program has taken 10,000 guns in New Zealand A New Zealand firearm buyback program -- announced after shooting attacks killed 51 people at two mosques last spring -- has removed more than 10,000 guns in one month, officials said....
04:00, 08/13/2019

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet code.Read More...
18:36, 08/27/2019

How the Apollo Program Changed Our Understanding of What the Moon Even Is As the ancient planet Theia struck its glancing blow into Tellus, the planet that would become Earth, part of its mantle sloughed off into that of the planet it had struck, but some drove on past, pus...
00:12, 07/18/2019

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
00:24, 07/02/2019

Target launching loyalty program nationwide NBC NEWS-Target is launching a new loyalty program. “Target Circle” , target’s new loyalty program is set to roll out across the country on October 6th. The program offers new perks...
02:24, 09/10/2019

Walmart's car seat recycling program starts Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle -- a global waste management company that works with consumer product companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and p...
02:12, 09/17/2019

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials de...
00:36, 05/22/2019

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known ...
03:48, 06/27/2019

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?        ...
20:36, 06/17/2019

France announces space defense program The French Defense Minister's plan for a space weapons program includes military protection of its satellites, according to an announcement that France will spend another $780 million on space capabil...
10:36, 07/27/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure ...
13:36, 08/06/2019

Philippines' Duterte to meet China's Xi over South China Sea arbitration win Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will meet Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping soon to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, an aide said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure builds for...
15:12, 08/06/2019

Boeing 737 program manager is retiring as Max jet remains grounded Lindblad's retirement comes as Boeing copes with the fallout of two crashes that killed 346 people. Its 737 Max jet has has been grounded since mid-March....
23:12, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid...
02:48, 06/12/2019

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up hig...
21:12, 06/28/2019

City expands program to get homeless off subways and into shelters The city is expanding a program to get unruly homeless people off the subway and into shelters from Manhattan to all five boroughs, officials announced Thursday. The program, which launched July 1, al...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Nonprofit Expanding Resiliency Program To Rural Kentucky JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Update: TUSD moves closer to approving sex-ed program TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School Board Sex Education curriculum is moving closer to final approval, after Thursday’s press conference. The new curriculum through the Tucson Unified School Dis...
04:28, 07/26/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of course, came after the U.S. put Huawei on the Commer...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Earn Up to $1 Million from Apple's Expanded Bug Bounty Program Apple’s products have a reputation for being pretty secure, but they’re not perfect. Now, if you’re a great security researcher or white-hat hacker—and you want to go after other Apple devices and ser...
05:36, 08/10/2019

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also s...
06:00, 06/29/2019

HII cuts first steel for Columbia-class submarine program Huntington Ingalls Industries cut the first steel plate of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia, marking the start of advance construction for the new clas...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies Co. could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
02:00, 05/24/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making more loans to the lower-income and first-time hom...
20:24, 05/09/2019

De Blasio admits wife’s $1B ThriveNYC program is ailing Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday admitted his wife’s $1 billion mental health plan is ailing — even as he discounted his own office’s report that found the agency lacking. “I think...
05:36, 09/19/2019

Program lends hand to low-income animal owners A nationwide program is providing aid to pet owners in low-income neighborhoods to reduce the number of animals sent to shelters; Pets for Life provides free or low-cost animal medical services, suppl...
18:12, 09/18/2019

Kerbal Space Program 2 will take flight in 2020—here’s the first trailer The game's logo from its trailer. [credit: Private Division ] During the Gamescom opening...
05:12, 08/20/2019

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devices....
12:36, 06/12/2019

Target set to roll out its revamped loyalty program nationwide Target said Monday it will be taking its recently revamped loyalty program, called Target Circle, nationwide beginning Oct. 6. It offers birthday rewards and other personalized coupons....
13:12, 09/09/2019

Calgary program that combats radicalization evolves to help others ‘crying out for help’ ReDirect was set up to deal with people leaving for overseas to fight for ISIS. It now helps those with violent ideologies, socially awkward youth or new Canadians struggling to fit in....
21:36, 09/22/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Inside ‘the program’ churning out U.S. stars like Jack Hughes BUFFALO — The players just refer to it as “the program,” which makes it sound ominous. But to everyone else it is known as the U.S. Developmental Program, and it has produced its best crop of young ho...
06:12, 06/03/2019

‘Kerbal Space Program’ gets an interstellar flight sequel It's been four years since Kerbal Space Program (KSP) -- the spacecraft building and flight simulation game -- officially launched. While Elon Musk once called the title "awesome" and joked that ...
04:24, 08/20/2019

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
01:12, 06/21/2019

New program aims to house 150 homeless in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Administration has committed $1.5 million annually for the next two years to approach homelessness in the community, the county announced Thursday. According to Pima County, the 2...
20:24, 05/02/2019

Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program delivers its first app Last fall, Magic Leap launched its Independent Creator Program (ICP), which was meant to give developers the funding and support they need to launch apps and games on the company's augmented real...
20:00, 07/25/2019

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end ...
16:24, 05/31/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut ...
09:12, 05/24/2019

New Amazon donation program gives unsold products to the needy Following reports that Amazon often destroys unsold and unwanted products stored in its warehouses, the company is launching a donations program that will help distribute goods to people in need, acco...
01:00, 08/15/2019

This IBM certificate program shows you how to create AI-powered chatbots You can reap the benefits of being a go-to chatbot creator with the training found in the IBM Certificate Program: Building Chatbots Powered By AI instruction. With this limited time TNW Deals offer, ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Sanctions Allege Corruption in Venezuela Food Program The Trump administration imposed sanctions on a Colombian businessman and associates including three stepsons of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, accusing them of running a global network that use...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Brazilian housing subsidies program receives $266 mln -spokesman Brazil's Regional Development Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida, presidential spokesman Otávio do Rêgo Barros said o...
00:24, 07/16/2019

Making A Difference: Program Feeds Madison Co. Kids MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Madison County Food Service will be offering kids breakfast, lunch, and dinner over the next few months. “There’s a lot of needy kids in Madison County....
03:24, 06/14/2019

YouTube touts first new original program under free strategy Alphabet Inc's YouTube unveiled on Thursday nine new original programs that will be available for free this year as the streaming service shrinks an effort to attract subscribers with content exclusiv...
03:24, 05/03/2019

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, accordi...
21:48, 06/19/2019

First hikers of DMZ trail program witness pain of division The first South Korean civilian hikers to set foot in the long-forbidden Demilitarized Zone under a government-organized trail program said they experienced mixed emotions....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Tucson Police expands ‘Safe Place’ program TUCSON – LGBTQ activist, Sam Cloud is a native Tucsonan. “Fear is something that our community experiences on a daily basis,” Cloud said. Cloud is the president of Tucson Pride. She ...
04:36, 08/23/2019

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but ...
14:24, 06/12/2019

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole borde...
07:24, 06/10/2019

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions....
16:36, 08/21/2019

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant a...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests...
23:24, 06/07/2019

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Northrop engine teams with Raytheon hypersonic program Raytheon Co said on Tuesday it has teamed up with Northrop Grumman Corp to develop and produce engines for hypersonic weapons that can travel 4,000 miles per hour....
11:12, 06/18/2019

Teachers sue Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program A New York City Public School teacher has joined public employees from across the country in a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her gross mismanagement of a loan forgiveness program...
05:24, 07/12/2019

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Trump reportedly considering ending US refugee program – live NYT reports top official has proposed ‘zeroing out’ the program, while another option is to cut admissions by half or moreSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.37pm BST Democratic pr...
22:00, 09/06/2019

UA College of Medicine to offer new EMS bachelor’s degree program TUCSON – The University of Arizona will be offering a new bachelor’s degree program in emergency medical services starting this fall. The Bachelor of Science major and minor in EMS was approved by the...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Google expands its Advanced Protection Program to Chrome Google is expanding its Advanced Protection Program to its Chrome browser, protecting accounts that are more susceptible to being compromised from malware.Read More...
20:24, 08/06/2019

Montana removes kids from adolescent treatment program The state removed 27 children from a private adolescent treatment program in northwestern Montana on Tuesday, citing escalating reports of physical and psychological abuse....
15:36, 07/25/2019

Here’s where Iran’s nuclear program stands as the deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Insider Program is go for takeoff Microsoft Flight Simulator has a new development roadmap now that the publisher has opened up the game's Insiders Program, which you can sign up for now.Read More...
20:48, 08/16/2019

Learn Water Safety for Little (or No) Money With This YMCA Program Heading to the pool or paddle boating around the lake can sound like a fun way to spend a summer afternoon. However, if you’re someone that doesn’t know how to swim then particpating in any water acti...
04:24, 05/19/2019

StubHub's ticket loyalty program offers VIP access Do you spend a fortune on StubHub tickets? To the point where you could buy a decent used car instead? StubHub is ready to spoil you. The ticket exchange has launched a Beyond loyalty program that ...
14:36, 06/25/2019

Mozilla relaunches Firefox Test Pilot Program with new VPN Mozilla is bringing back its Firefox Test Pilot program to allow users to try out new features and services and its first new project is the Firefox Private Network VPN service.The program, which firs...
09:00, 09/11/2019

Man busted for weapons month after diversion program for same charge A man who was placed in a diversion program instead of prison after pleading guilty to a weapons charge in Brooklyn last month is already headed back to the slammer — after he was busted on the ...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Program under fire for saying kids need to ‘consent’ to grandma kisses No means no — even for Grandma. An Australian program is trying to educate young children on sexual consent by explaining they have the right to even tell Granny to hold back on her kisses. But ...
02:12, 07/29/2019

$1 Million donated to Pima County’s JTED program TUCSON – Hundreds of students graduated from the Pima JTED Program Friday, May 17. Joining them on stage was Ross Potoff with a major donation. Potoff and Potoff Private Philanthropy donated $1,...
14:48, 05/18/2019

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth f...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Enrollment open for free summer STEM program TUCSON – Put the pencils and textbooks away – school is out for summer! But while classes have officially ended for the school year, that does not mean the learning has to stop too. To hel...
21:12, 05/29/2019

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Why Your Children's Television Program Sucks: The Garfield Show A look at the awful children’s programming you’re forced to endure before you can finally kick the kids out of the TV room to watch sports for eight hours. Image by Jim Cooke....
00:24, 06/18/2019

The Latest: SKoreans were on package Europe tour program BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 4:25 a.m. A tour agency says the South Koreans whose boat c...
05:12, 05/30/2019

UN launches new program to disrupt terrorist fighter travels The U.N. Office of Counter-Terrorism is launching a new program to help countries detect and disrupt travel by foreigners who have fought for extremist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida....
01:36, 05/08/2019

White House says Turkey's involvement in F-35 program 'impossible' The White House said on Wednesday that Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system renders its continued involvement in the F-35 joint strike fighter program impossible....
22:48, 07/17/2019

Program to Relieve Student Debt Proves Unforgiving More than a decade after Congress set up a way to erase student debt for people who hold public-service jobs, the system is in disarray. Around 73,000 people have applied for debt forgiveness as of Ma...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still i...
10:12, 07/04/2019

Apple details its new trade-in program and Watch Studio Apple today wrapped up its September event today with a few words about its new retail initiatives, including a trade-in program that should help users transition to the new iPhone 11. Apple revealed ...
20:00, 09/11/2019

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to cr...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
21:36, 06/18/2019

Program on legal, judicial systems offered in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — People who want to know more about Kentucky legal and judicial systems can attend a session this week in Louisville. The Kentucky Judicial Branch and the Jefferson County Racial...
13:00, 05/14/2019

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
00:24, 06/22/2019

UnitedHealthcare aims to cut maternity care costs with new program UnitedHealthcare Group said on Thursday it had launched a new program to cut maternity costs under which partner hospitals would be paid a fixed rate for care during and after pregnancy, rather than f...
07:48, 05/09/2019

SaskPower shuts off net metering program due to overwhelming demand A solar energy expert says there could be 500 jobs at risk following an announcement by SaskPower that they will no longer offer a net-metering rebate due to overwhelming demand....
02:12, 09/20/2019

Nearly 90K kids dropped from Missouri Medicaid program: data COLUMBIA, Mo. — Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri’s Medicaid health care program in the past year, prompting a state Democratic leader to ca...
13:36, 07/23/2019

Sources: NFL shelves full-time officiating program The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold as part of ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, multiple sources said Thursday....
02:48, 07/12/2019

Boeing drops out of nuclear missile development program Boeing has dropped out of a program to develop a new nuclear missile for the Air Force over concerns with the bidding process, leaving Northrop Grumman as the sole bidder for the Ground Based Strategi...
00:12, 07/26/2019