President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of congratulations to the President of the Republic of Poland on the anniversary of his country’s independence. UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His HighnessContinue Reading

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Monday assured that victims of the series of earthquakes that hit Tulunan, North Cotabato and other parts of Mindanao last month are continuously getting assistance. “As of 6 p.m. on November 10, the agency has given PHP38.8 million worth of aidContinue Reading

Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday said he is not inclined to recommend another extension of martial law in Mindanao once the third extension ends on December 31. “We are waiting for the recommendation of the Armed Forces at saka yung (and of the) PNP (PhilippineContinue Reading

Three police officers are facing dismissal for allegedly extorting money from bidders of the PHP334 million worth of body cameras being procured by the PNP. Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa identified the three cops as Majors Emerson Sales and Rholly Caraggayan, who are now bothContinue Reading

The Indonesian think tank organization released a report saying that the extremist Islamic State (IS) recruited Indonesian domestic helpers in Asia and turned them into supporters of extreme terrorism. A foreign servant has raised funds for terrorist attacks in Hong Kong and has purchased tickets for the “Sacred Warriors” andContinue Reading

South Korean President Wen Zaiyi held a private dinner party in Qingwatai and the five parties of the ruling and opposition parties last night to discuss the US-North Korea talks, Japan’s restrictions on trade restrictions with Korea, and the electoral reform bill. He also called for cross-party cooperation between theContinue Reading

Qantas today promised to join the British Airways parent company “International Aviation Group” (IAG), to reduce the net carbon to zero by 2050. Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce issued a statement saying that the climate change concerns are “real”. “We did this because it is very important.” From the environmentalContinue Reading