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Philippines eyes withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. hinted on the possible withdrawal of the Philippines from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNCHR). Locsin posted the idea on...

Huawei underestimated impact of U.S. ban, expects a $100 billion dip in revenue

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 07:16 PM | No Comments
Huawei Technologies’ founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said they underestimated the impact of the United States (US) ban. On Monday (June 17), Zhengfei warned that their revenue would dip to...

Malaysia to send back plastic waste from Europe, US sent for ‘recycling’

Posted on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 11:43 AM | No Comments
Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday (May 28), the latest Asian country...

US temporarily eases trade restrictions vs Huawei

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 04:21 PM | No Comments
The United States (U.S.) has temporarily eased trade restrictions on Huawei to minimize disruption for customers. This will last for 90 days. The U.S. Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies...

Trump: US-China trade deal could be reached in weeks

Posted on Friday, 5 April 2019 09:07 PM | No Comments
United States President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China is getting very close and could be reached in about four weeks. Trump spoke at a meeting with Chinese...

US’ assurance of aid is nothing new, expert says

Posted on Monday, 4 March 2019 05:00 PM | No Comments
The United States has always assured the Philippines of aid amid sea dispute with China, according to defense expert and Institute for Policy, Strategy, and Development Studies member, Jose Antonio...

Trump returns to White House after summit collapse clouds future of U.S.-North Korea nuclear diplomacy

Posted on Friday, 1 March 2019 12:45 PM | No Comments
(REUTERS) — U.S. President Donald Trump returned to Washington D.C. Thursday (February 28) from Hanoi, Vietnam after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un collapsed over sanctions, and...

Venezuelan doctors demand government allow aid into country

Posted on Monday, 11 February 2019 10:36 AM | No Comments
A group of Venezuelan doctors demonstrated on the Colombian side of the border on Sunday (February 10) as they demanded President Nicolas Maduro’s government allow humanitarian aid into their country....

Iraq seeks exemption from U.S. sanctions on Iran, PM says

Posted on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 10:41 AM | No Comments
Iraq will send a delegation to the United States seeking an exemption from sanctions against Iran that would allow it to keep importing Iranian gas, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday...

Chicago mayor calls out ‘shortage of values’ as city copes with gun violence

Posted on Tuesday, 7 August 2018 10:32 AM | No Comments
    After a weekend marked by gun violence, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, “there was a shortage of values” as he called on people who knew the shooters to report them....