LGU Borongan gets Anti-Drug Abuse Performance Award

BORONGAN CITY, March 29 (PIA) -- Borongan City Mayor Jose Ivan Dayan C. Agda received the "National Anti Drug Abuse Council Performance" for his full support to the country’s fight against illegal drugs in a simple ceremony at ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
LTFRB conducts dialogue with stakeholders, coops

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 29 (PIA) — - — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) regional office here continue to reach out to different local government units (LGUs) and transport organizations to lay down ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Maharashtra reports 40,414 new cases in the last 24 hours

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 28 (ANI): Maharashtra reported 40,414 new COVID-19 cases and 108 related deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the health bulletin on Sunday evening. A total of 2,33,2453 people recovered from th ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Bloodbath on Wall Street, Nasdaq drops nearly 500 points

NEW YORK, New York — U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears. Technology stocks took the brunt of the selling with the key Nasdaq Composite falling nearly 500 points. "Rates matt ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Georgian Opposition Sets Up Tents In Front Of Parliament

Georgian opposition and civil rights activists have set up nearly a dozen tents in front of the parliament building in the capital, Tbilisi. Activists spent the night in the tents following street demonstrations in Tbilisi on February ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
US House approves USD 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): The US House of Representatives on Saturday (local time) approved President Joe Biden’s USD 1.9 trillion coronavirus aid package by a majority of votes. The bill’s passage comes days after the COVID- ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Pakistan releases new video of IAF pilot Abhinandan

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): A new heavily edited video of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a Pakistan Air Force warplane two years ago, has surfaced on social media- nearly four months after Pakistan Muslim Le ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Georgian Opposition Set Up Tents In Front Of Parliament

Georgian opposition and civil rights activists have set up nearly a dozen tents in front of the parliament building in the capital, Tbilisi. Activists spent the night in the tents following street demonstrations in Tbilisi on February ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Burmese Doctor Prevented from Treating Wounded Protesters

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — A medical doctor told VOA on Saturday that Myanmar security forces stopped her from treating wounded protesters during a violent crackdown by security forces, even preventing her from caring for a protester who later ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
UN panel’s conclusions on VVIP chopper scam accused biased

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): India on Friday rejected a United Nations panel’s call to release Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper scam, on the grounds that the conclusions drawn by the pan ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Gulf War: 30 years on, the consequences of Desert Storm are still with us

It was a short message to end a short war. On February 26 1991, Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz put his signature to a letter addressed to the United Nations Security Council: A few hours later, at 8am Baghdad time, a ceasefire enter ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Biden signs order to increase manufacturing of supply chain goods

WASHINGTON, DC: In order to reduce the United States’ reliance on the imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors, which could pose a potential national security and economic risk, President Joe B ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021