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China’s graft watchdog turns

January 05, 2017
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BEIJING. -- China’s top graft watchdog has begun airing a three-part television series highlighting corruption within its ranks, sending a message that there will be no omissions in Chinese President Xi Jinping’s war on corruption.

Migrants in US, Mexico fret ab

January 05, 2017
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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- In central Mexico’s Mezquital Valley, new pick-up trucks bounce along unpaved roads and U.S.-style houses are springing up alongside cornfields. But people are afraid that remittances from family members abroad, a primary source of funding for such purchases, may soon dry up.

Truck ploughs into crowd at Be

December 21, 2016
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The Philippine embassy in Berlin said there was no Filipino among the casualties in the tragedy. “Nonetheless, we extend our sympathies to the kin of those who were killed, and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured. We also express our solidarity with the German people in the face of this distressing incident,” the embassy said in a statement.

US judge orders unsealing of

December 21, 2016
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NEW YORK.  – A US judge on Monday ordered the unsealing of the application used to obtain a search warrant that allowed the FBI to gain access to emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s private server before the November 8 election.

Sokor court to hold first impe

December 21, 2016
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SEOUL. – South Korea’s Constitutional Court will hold its first hearing in the impeachment case of President Park Geun-hye on Thursday with initial opinions from both sides, an official said on Tuesday.

Conflict over Russia is rocky

December 12, 2016
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WASHINGTON. – President-elect Donald Trump’s rejection this weekend of US intelligence analysts’ conclusion that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help him win the White House is the latest in a string of conflicts between Trump and the intelligence community he will command.

Taiwan says China air force c

December 12, 2016
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TAIPEI.  – Chinese military aircraft on Saturday flew over waterways near Taiwan as part of long-range exercises, Taiwan said, the first such flights since a telephone call between Taiwan’s leader and US President-elect Donald Trump irked China.

South Korea prosecutors charge

December 12, 2016
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SEOUL. – South Korean prosecutors indicted a former senior presidential aide and a former vice culture minister as part of their investigation of a corruption scandal that has led to President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment in parliament, media said on Sunday.

UK govt facing new Brexit cou

December 12, 2016
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LONDON. – Opponents to Britain leaving the European Union will launch a fresh legal action this week, which could further hamper Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans, The Sunday Times reported.

Castro laid to rest next to Cu

December 05, 2016
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SANTIAGO, Cuba. – The family of Fidel Castro began a ceremony on Sunday to inter the revolutionary leader’s ashes in the eastern city of Santiago, state media reported, while 600 miles (1,000 km) away in the capital of Havana a 21-gun salute echoed through the city.

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Climate Change Consciousness Week

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | November 24,2017
‘Sen. Legarda stresses urgency for the Philippines to be climate-smart.’

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I had a dream

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | November 24, 2017
‘If this were not a dream, what would have been the Secretary’s take from it all?’