IRAN TO DISBAND MORALITY POLICE AMID ONGOING PROTESTS, SAYS ATTORNEY GENERAL Iran has abolished the morality police, according to an announcement by the attorney general carried on state media, following months of protests set off by the death of a young woman who was being
GOV'T URGED TO POSTPONE SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND TO PROTECT CREDIT RATING Manila - The Philippine government should consider holding off in launching a sovereign wealth fund to protect its credit rating amid the challenging global environment, a business group president said on
FRENCH PRESIDENT MACRON TRUSTS ‘FRIEND’ NARENDRA MODI TO BRING BOTH NATIONS TOGETHER TO BUILD PEACE After India took over the G-20 Presidency, French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday tweeted a photo of himself with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed co
READY TO SPEAK TO PUTIN IF HE IS LOOKING FOR WAY TO END THE WAR': JOE BIDEN US President Joe Biden said Thursday he is open to holding talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the Ukraine invasion, but only if he wants to end the war. Biden was sp
MARCOS: US PROPOSALS FOR EDCA, DEFENSE TREATY ‘UNDER STUDY’ MANILA - The government is reviewing proposals from the United States concerning the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. sai
INDIA DISMISSES CHINA'S CONCERNS ON MILITARY EXERCISE WITH US India on Thursday rejected China’s opposition to an India-US joint military exercise being held near the LAC and said New Delhi does not give a veto to any third country on such matters.
CHRISTIAN POPULATION OF ENGLAND AND WALES DROPS BELOW HALF FOR FIRST TIME IN CENSUS The latest Census data has shown a fall in the number of people who describe themselves as Christian. The proportion of people in England and Wales identifying as Christian has dropped below
INFLATION LIKELY AT 7.4 TO 8.2 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER: BSP MANILA - Inflation in November may settle between 7.4 percent to 8.2 percent range, a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas think tank said.
GOVT, JUDICIARY STANDOFF: GOVT RETURNS 19 OF 21 NAMES THAT COLLEGIUM SENT Setting the stage for a standoff with the judiciary on appointment of judges, the government has returned 19 of the 21 pending recommendations by the Supreme Court Collegium for appointment of High Cou
RISHI SUNAK SAYS UK'S 'GOLDEN ERA' WITH CHINA IS OVER Beijing’s systemic challenge to Britain’s interests and values was growing more acute and the so-called 'golden era' of relations with China was over, Britain Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said. The remarks of th