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Australia Rejects Calls by Climate-Hit Neighbors to Ditch Coal

Australia is pushing back against calls from Pacific Island leaders to ditch its commitment to coal mining to help combat climate change, saying its neighbors need to respect the country’s reliance on the industry. The world’s second-biggest coal exporter is increasingly a flash point in the battle against carbon emissions after Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s […]

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DepEd to change policy on buffer stock of learning materials

The Department of Education is in the process of changing its policy on the buffer stock of learning materials in its central office warehouses. This, after the Commission on Audit reported that the DepEd was able to deliver only 11.8 million out of the 38.5 million textbooks and instructional and learning materials, which were supposed […]

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DAR, TESDA trainings boost farmers’ entrepreneurial skills

Scores of farmer-beneficiaries from Quezon and Batangas are now covered under the skills enhancement scholarship program, which was jointly forged through a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). Director Cleon Lester Chavez of DAR Public Assistance and Media Relations Service said the […]

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Global Ferronickel Holdings nets P105-M in H1

Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc. (FNI) on Tuesday reported its net income reached PHP105.3 million for the first half of 2019 from a measly PHP4 million it recorded in the same period last year. Its revenue also grew by 24.1 percent year-on-year to PHP1.77 billion from PHP1.43 billion in the same period a year ago. “We […]

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Korean-Japanese groups protest in favor of withdrawing economic retaliation

According to the South Korea Newspaper Unification News, protests against Japan’s rulers condemned Japan’s economic retaliation measures on the 8th, hosted by Korean-Japanese groups including the Korean Democratic Republic of Korea. The Korean-Japanese groups and members of Japan’s various groups condemned the victims forced by Japanese aggression to receive the apology and reparation of the […]

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Nearly 50 million people visited Daeseongsan Revolutionary Row Cemetery over the past 40 years

As the anti-Japanese revolutionary fighters are shining in the form of eternal life, with the day of national liberation, people from all over the world, people of the army soldiers, and youth students are constantly looking for it. Nearly 50 million people visited Daeseongsan Revolutionary Row in the last 40 years from the time of […]

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Russia’s biggest system integrators return to revenue growth in 2018 after disappointing 2017

CJSC Croc Incorporated, one of Russia’s biggest system integrators, saw its revenue to Russian Accounting Standards (RAS) rise 34% YoY in 2018, to 26.3 billion rubles, according to SPARK-Interfax. JSC I-Teco boosted its revenue to 19.5 billion rubles (16 billion in 2017). Lanit’s revenue rose 17%, to 12.8 billion. Last year, the companies reported revenue […]

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Capitalization of Russian stock market decreases 0,31% on Tuesday

The capitalization of the Russian stock market, based on average-weighted prices on the Moscow Exchange’s Main Market, decreases 0,31%, or by 138,947 billion from the previous session, to 44,357 trillion rubles ($677,940 billion at the Central Bank’s official exchange rate) on Tuesday. The leaders in market value were Gazprom, with 5,423 trillion rubles, Sberbank, with […]

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Dodon, German president discuss situation in Moldova, its relations with Russia, Transdniestrian settlement

Moldovan President Igor Dodon and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier have discussed by phone the political situation in Moldova, the Moldovan presidential press service told Interfax on Tuesday. According to the press service, the leaders also exchanged views on the new concept of Moldova’s foreign policy and the prospects of the political settlement of the Transdniestrian […]