Posts Tagged US

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey over military offensive in Syria

Robie de Guzman   •   October 15, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an order authorizing sanctions against Turkey and raised tariffs on steel imports from the country in response to its military operations in Syria....

US launches P92.3-M literacy program for blind, deaf children in PH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 13, 2019

The United States (US) government has launched a literacy program for the blind and deaf children in the Philippines. Gabay is the program launched by the US through the United...

Walmart to stop selling ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons

Jeck Deocampo   •   September 4, 2019

 Walmart Inc said on Tuesday (September 3) it would discontinue sales of ammunition for handguns and some assault-style rifles in stores across the United States, in response to the recent...

China-US trade dispute burdens heavily on American farmers

UNTV News   •   August 29, 2019

Farmers around the United States said they are deeply concerned over President Donald Trump’s plan to impose additional tariffs on a list of 300 billion dollars’ worth of Chinese imports....

Iran’s Rouhani rules out talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted

Robie de Guzman   •   August 28, 2019

Iran will not talk to the United States until all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday (August 27), a day after President Donald Trump...

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

Robie de Guzman   •   July 15, 2019

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...

Duterte dares Western nations to ‘seize’ Spratly Islands

Robie de Guzman   •   June 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday dared western countries to “assemble” and “seize” the Spratly Islands amid calls for him to defend the Philippine territory against China’s incursion....

Xi, Trump hold phone conversation, agree to meet during G20 summit in Japan

Robie de Guzman   •   June 19, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping held a telephone conversation with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, on Tuesday at the latter’s request. Trump said he looks forward to meeting Xi again during...

Palace says PH can’t invoke US defense treaty in Recto Bank incident

Robie de Guzman   •   June 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines cannot invoke its Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) with the United States (US) in the ramming incident involving Filipino and Chinese fishing vessels near Recto Bank...

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

Robie de Guzman   •   May 16, 2019

San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local...


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