Philippine rescuers used hand tools on Wednesday in a desperate search for around 20 people buried in a landslideunleashed by Typhoon Yutu, as the powerful...

There will be more college graduates in the Philippines once the country opts for federalism, members of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) said. In the ConCom’s draft Bayanihan Federal Constitution, basic education is a demandable right which all Filipinos are entitled to. Tuition fees, school infrastructures, books, teachers’ salaries, and electricity will...

Senator “JV” Ejercito has filed a bill seeking the creation of a National Commission for the Urban Poor, an agency that will act as the focal facilitator in addressing socialized housing problems. Currently, there exists a Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP), which serves as direct link of the urban poor to the government in policy formulation...

Newly-installed Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero assured that there would be no militarization of the bureau. “Let us correct the impression that there would be a militarization of the BOC. There will be personnel from the AFP that would support the BOC but that does not mean the BOC would be taken over by the military because clearly I’m...

Chairman of the Emirates Society for Human Rights (EHRHR) Mohammed Al-Kaabi and General Secretary of the Arab Organization for Human Rights, Mohammed Al-Kaabi, won the membership of the Executive Board of the Arab Organization for Human Rights. Elections in Cairo. The Board of Trustees of the Arab Organization for Human Rights held its meeting in Cairo under the chairmanship...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that he intends to appoint Norwegian Ambassador to China Geir Pedersen as UN envoy to Syria, replacing outgoing outgoing envoy Stephan de Mistura in late November. Diplomatic sources said that Ambassador Pedersen received the informal approval of the five permanent members of the Council –...

The UAE News Agency (WAM) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the People’s Daily newspaper People’s Daily to enhance media cooperation, especially the exchange of news, reports and other media materials, in line with the growing relations between all countries. United Arab Emirates and People’s Republic of China. The memo was signed on the sidelines...

Around 1,500 people took to the streets of Pittsburgh Tuesday to demonstrate peacefully in song against a visit by US President Donald Trump and to mourn...

Two people were killed and another two injured in a helicopter crash in the northern part of the U.S. state of New York on Tuesday, local media reported. The...

Sri Lanka’s journalists have become caught in the centre of the bitter power struggle between the country’s rival prime ministers, an international...