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UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote

Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 16th, 2019Related News

UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote

Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 16th, 2019Related News

Fil-Am rep among new members of most diverse US Congress

Filipino American Rep. TJ Cox, a Democrat representing the 21st District of California, was among those recently sworn in to the United States Congress, the most ethnically diverse congress in US history......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 8th, 2019Related News

IBP urges SC to look into killings of lawyers

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines called on the Supreme Court to conduct an independent investigation into the killings of lawyers, the latest of which is of Rep. Rodel Batocabe (Ako Bicol party-list)......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsDec 24th, 2018Related News

Santa Obama delights sick children in hospital

Former US president Barack Obama took on a new high-profile role as Father Christmas on Wednesday for a surprise visit to sick children in Washington......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsDec 21st, 2018Related News

UN General Assembly ratifies migrant pact

The UN General Assembly on Wednesday formally ratified a UN deal on migration by a large majority -- but without the support of the United States and a string of other countries......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsDec 20th, 2018Related News

CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defense

A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against Donald Trump's administration alleging the White House violated correspondent Jim Acosta's constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsNov 14th, 2018Related News

Last orders as Tokyo s Tsukiji market relocates

For decades, Tokyo's Tsukiji market has been the beating heart of a world-class culinary capital, supplying Michelin-starred chefs and drawing tourists who queue for hours to glimpse pre-dawn tuna auctions......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsOct 4th, 2018Related News

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420: state media

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has reached 420, state media said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region and survivors helped to retrieve the remains of those killed......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsSep 30th, 2018Related News

Devastating photos of the aftermath of the Indonesia quake-tsunami

The powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia's central Sulawesi has claimed many victims as rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsSep 29th, 2018Related News

Pompeo: ways to go before NKorea meets denuke vow

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea is far from living up to its pledge to denuclearize and remains in violation of numerous U.N. Security Council resolutions......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsAug 3rd, 2018Related News

Flash flood strikes northern Athens suburb after squall

A flash flood has struck a northern Athens suburb following a squall, with the Greek capital's fire department receiving 140 calls for assistance and to pump water from flooded homes and businesses......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJul 27th, 2018Related News

The shoe that grows

(Impact Journalism Day) A US-based company has created sandals that expand as the feet of the child grow......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News

TIPA: Plastic film you can compost

(Impact Journalism Day) Israel-based company TIPA has created an innovative flexible packaging solution which offers food and beverage brands a viable alternative: compostable packaging made out of plant-based polymers......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News

Student-developed device turns rain into energy

(Impact Journalism Day) Rainergy, developed by a 15-year old student in Azerbaijan, creates sustainable energy out of pouring rain......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News

Raising wild bees at home

(Impact Journalism Day) Switzerland-based start-up Wildbiene + Partner has designed a shoebox-sized “bee home” that enables anyone to help address the dwindling number of these important pollinators......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News

Upcycling leather car seats into must-have bags

(Impact Journalism Day) In South Korea, Continew recycles leather seat covers from car interiors into new products such as bags and small leather goods for stylish, socially conscious shoppers......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News

Transforming plastic waste into paving stones

(Impact Journalism Day) Established by a young student from Morocco, Zelij manufactures pavers made from discarded plastic, cement and mixed sand......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News

Edible spoons to address plastic problem

(Impact Journalism Day) Established in 2011 in Hyderabad, India, Bakeys manufactures edible cutlery as an alternative to disposable plastic/wood cutlery and bamboo chopsticks......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News

‘Invest in people, build a world that works for all’

(Impact Journalism Day) For the 2018 edition of Impact Journalism Day, the UN Secretary-General examines the path towards global achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 15th, 2018Related News