US slaps $5 bn fine on Facebook, tightens privacy oversight

US regulators on Wednesday slapped Facebook with a record $5 billion fine for data protection violations in a wide-ranging settlement that calls for revamping privacy controls and oversight at the social network. The Federal Trade Commission said the penalty was the largest ever imposed on any company for violating consumers’ privacy and one of the […]


Argentina great Maradona undergoes successful knee surgery

Former Argentina World Cup winning captain Diego Maradona underwent a successful knee operation at a clinic in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, his lawyer revealed. The former coach of the Argentine national team quit his job at Mexican second division outfit Dorados last month for health reasons after just nine months in charge. His lawyer, Matias […]


Warner hits fifty as bowlers star in Australia squad match

David Warner made a timely fifty as Australia’s bowlers continued to hold sway in an intra-squad Ashes warm-up match at Southampton on Wednesday. A fixture scheduled for four days will barely make it into the third, with this match Australia’s only red-ball warm-up game ahead of a five-Test series with England starting at Edgbaston on […]


PH, US to discuss MDT in September: envoy

The Philippines and the United States are expected to hold the regular Mutual Defense Board (MDB) meeting this September, with the proposals to update the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) among its agenda, Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez bared. “We have what we call the Mutual Defense Board. Mutual Defense Board has been in place for maybe […]


PH Navy eyes French-made Scorpene submarine: Lorenzana

The Philippine Navy (PN) is eyeing the Scorpene diesel-electric submarine, made by French defense contractor Naval Group (formerly DCNS), as one of the possible submersible platforms for its submarine arm. “Yes, the Scorpene is one of the platforms being evaluated by the PN,” Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) Wednesday. In […]


UAE newspapers: Mohammed bin Zayed in Indonesia after China carrying Zayed’s dream in his mind and heart

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has established a road map for the next 100 years. His visit to Indonesia is the same. . Under the title Partnerships for a Prosperous Future, the UAE’s approach to building relationships with emerging […]


US Sales Taiwan F-16V Rep.: Congress is expected to receive notification soon

The United States Federal House Foreign Affairs Committee Republican Chief Member McCall, who voted for the “diplomatician” today, said that Congress is expected to receive official approval from the executive authorities for the sale of F-16V fighters to Taiwan. Notice that he will support him by then. The U.S. administration officially notified the U.S. Congress […]


Strongly claim that Brazil is the world’s leading environmental protection president

Brazilian President Posonalo and his government officials often stress that “Brazil is the most environmentally friendly country in the world” when talking about environmental issues, but its arguments have been attacked by experts. Although official data show that deforestation has increased in the Amazon since 2012 and has intensified this year, Jair Bolsonaro has questioned […]


Memorial to the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Revolutionary History Museum

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Revolutionary History Museum in Korea. During the past 40 years since its founding on July 25, Juche 68 (1979), the Uri Revolutionary Retreat Hall has defended the achievements of the great leader, Kim Jong Il, and shined it with the revolutionary traditions of the […]


The main culprit of the plot, illegal martyrs

25 The following is the full text of the personal pseudonym “Bulletin of the Predator, Illegal Mongolian Rangers” in some “Democratic Chosun”. According to the report, the South Korean police authorities officially launched an investigation into members of the ruling and opposition parties in the “parliament” held in April for the passage of major reform […]