Duterte to ‘friend’ Putin: Spare civilians from Russia-Ukraine war

Outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte called on his “friend” Russian President Vladimir Putin to spare civilians from his military’s attacks in Ukraine.,In his pre-recorded address Monday night, Duterte expressed concern for the death of civilians and atrocities in war-torn Ukraine that made international headlines.,“I would ask Putin to hear me because President Putin is my friend,” […]


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‘End of an era’ as New York removes last of its iconic payphone booths

Marking the end of an era, New York City on Monday removed the last of its storied payphone booths, which have fallen victim to the ubiquity of free Wi-fi and cell phones in recent years.,But Superman fans can take comfort in the fact that Manhattan will keep four of the defunct booths, made famous as […]


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Biden to new Australia PM: you can ‘fall asleep’ now

Wishing a newly elected fellow world leader good luck is one thing, but US President Joe Biden also wants Australia’s Anthony Albanese to have a good night.,Meeting Tuesday at the Quad summit in Tokyo — the loose grouping of Australia, India, Japan and the United States — Biden expressed admiration that Albanese made the long […]


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Japan hosts Quad summit seeking unity on countering China

Leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States met in Tokyo on Tuesday, looking to put China on notice as it expands its military and economic influence in the region.,The summit of the grouping known as the Quad comes a day after US President Joe Biden said Washington would be ready to intervene militarily […]


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AirAsia Phl to launch cargo ops in Zamboanga

AirAsia Philippines is determined to aid in the economic recovery of Zamboanga City with the upcoming launch of its cargo operations and the increase of its flight frequency to the city.,The world’s best low-cost airline will commence its expanded daily cargo operations in Zamboanga City starting in June following the installation of new x-ray machines […]


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Tatum stars as Celtics rout Heat to square series

Jayson Tatum rediscovered his scoring touch with 31 points as the Boston Celtics thrashed the Miami Heat 102-82 to level their NBA Eastern Conference finals series on Monday.,Two days after dropping their opening home game of the best-of-seven finals, Boston came roaring back at the TD Garden with a one-sided game four blowout that squares […]


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Samsung commits $356B in investments with 80,000 new jobs

Samsung Group on Tuesday unveiled a massive $356 billion investment blueprint for the next five years aimed at making it a frontrunner in a wide range of sectors from semiconductors to biologics.,The new figure is an increase of more than a third over its earlier plan announced last year.,The tech giant is South Korea’s largest […]


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Biden says US ‘strategic ambiguity’ policy on Taiwan unchanged

President Joe Biden on Tuesday said Washington’s “strategic ambiguity” policy for Taiwan remains in place, a day after his comment about readiness to defend the island against a Chinese invasion suggested a change.,“No”, Biden told reporters in Tokyo when asked if the policy was now dead. “The policy has not changed at all. I stated […]


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Congress pays tribute to Susan Roces

Both the Senate and House of Representatives on Monday paid tribute to the life and legacy of the Jesus Purificacion Levi Sonora Poe popularly known as Susan Roces, mother of Senator Grace Poe., ,During the resumption of the Senate session, the upper chamber unanimously adopted Senate Resolution 1002, which expresses the Senate’s “profound sympathy and sincere […]


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