Emergency Hotlines: LANDLINE (+63) 2 911 – 8688

Posts Tagged ‘UNTV’

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 06:14 PM | No Comments
The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides rose to 55 on Sunday (July 14), with dozens missing and injured, the government said. Ten thousand people have been...

Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:50 PM | No Comments
Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said...

Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:34 PM | No Comments
Nine Swedes were killed on Sunday (July 14) when their plane crashed during a skydiving trip near Umea, a small university city in northern Sweden. The small plane designed to...

Fire, torrential rain batter Greece, leave 7 dead

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 03:18 PM | No Comments
At least five fires have southern Greece alight on Wednesday afternoon due to high temperatures and gale force winds, while at the same time a strong storm hit northern Greece...

Empty taxis, buses and hotel lobbies: Cuba sees tourism dropping due to Trump travel restrictions

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 03:15 PM | No Comments
Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday (July 11), and...

50 years after man landed on the moon, items from the mission to sell at auction

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 03:12 PM | No Comments
It was “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, items from the historic landing will sell...

Boycott of Japanese products in South Korea gains momentum amid diplomatic row

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 12:12 PM | No Comments
Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods have been growing in response to Tokyo’s curbs on the export of high-tech material to Seoul, as a dispute over...

Volkswagen in Puebla rolls out its last iconic Beetle

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 08:35 PM | No Comments
German carmaker Volkswagen’s (VW) plant in the Mexican state of Puebla rolled out its last iconic Beetle on Wednesday (July 10) as it transitions into the production of compact trucks...

UK parliament’s ‘Big Ben’ bell marks 160 years with silence amid restoration work

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 05:04 PM | No Comments
Britain’s parliament marks 160 years on Thursday (July 11) since its “Big Ben” bell first chimed. But the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occasion as the...

Soviet sub that sank off Norway in 1989 still emitting radiation

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 02:22 PM | No Comments
A Soviet nuclear submarine which sank off Norway in 1989 is still emitting radiation, researchers said on Wednesday (July 10) following an expedition that used a remotely controlled vehicle for...