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US: No large-scale exercises with PH next month

Filipino and American soldiers take part in joint maneuvers in the Philippines in this file photo. INQUIRER FILE / MARIANNE BERMUDEZ No large-scale military exercises are scheduled between the Phil.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesOct 11th, 2018

U.S.-South Korea military drills to resume despite thaw with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – The United States and South Korea announced Tuesday, March 20, that their annual joint military drills would go ahead next month, with no significant downsize in scale despite an ongoing diplomatic thaw with North Korea . The large-scale exercises involving tens of thousands of ground troops are a perennial source ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Exercising 3 to 5 times a week brings biggest benefits for mental health, says study

A new large-scale United States study has found that people who exercise report having 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month, compared to people who do not exercise. However, working out too much could actually have the opposite effect. Carried out by a team at Yale University, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Laureate Institute for Brain Research, U.S., along with the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, this is the largest observational study of its kind. It looked at more than 1.2 million people in the U.S. to investigate the influence of exercise type, frequency, duration and intensity on mental health. Participants were asked to complete surveys in 2011, 2013...Keep on reading: Exercising 3 to 5 times a week brings biggest benefits for mental health, says study.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said on Friday (Thursday in Manila), detailing President Donald Trump’s dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, an unconventional call that [...] The post Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

WASHINGTON, United States – Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said Friday, March 9 detailing President Donald Trump's dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

U.S., South Korea discuss military drills amid Olympic worries

SEOUL, South Korea – The US military is reportedly in talks with South Korea on the timing of large-scale annual military exercises that always infuriate nuclear-armed Pyongyang and could coincide with next year's Winter Olympics. The Foal Eagle and Key Resolve drills usually start in late February or early March ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

WATCH | North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm

Two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

North Korea says US threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm

Two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact.” Source link link: North Korea says US threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm

Two American B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact”......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

US, SKorea to stage massive air exercise in show of force

SEOUL: The United States will send stealth fighters to a large-scale air force drill with South Korea next month, the US military said on Friday, in a new show of force aimed at North Korea. The massive five-day annual exercise comes as Washington pushes what President Donald Trump has called a “maximum pressure campaign” against… link: US, SKorea to stage massive air exercise in show of force.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

US, Philippines scale down Balikatan exercises

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine and American troops will hold humanitarian exercises next month instead of traditional war games, the American Embassy in Ma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 24th, 2017

Cimatu orders fast-track of minahang bayan permits

After a month of operation stoppage that caused hardships and uncertainty, small-scale mining, one of the traditional livelihood in the Cordillera, is back on track and here to stay after DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu ordered the immediate processing and opening of People’s Small-Scale Mining Area in Itogon, Benguet......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

MGB lifts suspension of 23 quarry companies

EIGHT large-scale quarry operators and 15 Industrial Sand and Gravel (ISAG) operators in Central Visayas are back to their regular operations after they were given clearance by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 7. Operations were suspended following the landslide in Barangay Tina-an, City of Naga, last Sept 20, which claimed the lives of 78… link: MGB lifts suspension of 23 quarry companies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

DENR suspends operations vs small-scale mining in Itogon

BAGUIO, Philippines – Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered the suspension of operations against small-scale mining in Itogon, Benguet. Cimatu issued the order nearly a month after he stopped small-scale mining in the town following the landslide that killed over 80 people there. (READ: Itogon: When the land of promise buried its people ) “I have stopped ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Reimagining PUVs

The Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program is a large-scale initiative of the Philippine government aimed at transforming the entire public transportation system. Launched by the Department of Transportation (DoTr) in 2017, it “envisions a restructured, modern, well-managed and environmentally sustainable transport sector where drivers and operators have stable, sufficient and dignified livelihoods while commuters get […] The post Reimagining PUVs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Chinese wanted for large-scale fraud arrested

The Bureau of Immigration arrested a Chinese man wanted in his country for allegedly committing large-scale fraud......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

2 ‘fugitives’ in large-scale fraud face deportation

Two alleged fugitives from Korea and China facing large-scale fraud and economic crimes would be deported, Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente said. The two were arrested in separate operations conducted by the bureau’s Fugitive Search Unit (FSU) in Las Piñas City and Manila. Morente said they would be deported for being undesirable and… link: 2 ‘fugitives’ in large-scale fraud face deportation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Strong quake hits Japan’s northern island, no tsunami danger

TOKYO — A strong earthquake on Friday jolted the same area of Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido that was hit by one of the country’s most powerful tremors last month. The quake, which struck at 8:58 a.m., had a preliminary magnitude of 5.3, and measured a ‘weak 5’ on Japan’s quake intensity scale of […] The post Strong quake hits Japan’s northern island, no tsunami danger appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Why Didn’t Duterte Join Other World Leaders at the UN?

September is the month New York commuters dread. Their already packed city becomes even more densely packed with visitors from across the globe. Stretched limousines trailed by black SUVs appear all over Manhattan. September is the month when world leaders and their entourages from countries large and small come a-calling. The United Nations General Assembly is back in session ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Indonesia tsunami toll expected to jump past 800

PALU, Indonesia --- Rescue officials feared the full scale of Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami could climb far past the more than 800 already confirmed dead, as several large coastal towns remained cut off Sunday by damaged roads and downed communication lines. The country's disaster agency said the death toll more than doubled to 832, and nearly all of those were from the hard-hit city of Palu on the island of Sulawesi. The regencies of Donggala, Sigi and Parigi Moutong --- with a combined population of 1.2 million --- had yet to be fully assessed. "The death toll is believed to be still increasing since many bodies were still under the wreckage, while many have not been rea...Keep on reading: Indonesia tsunami toll expected to jump past 800.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Nigerian authorities: Nearly 200 killed in flooding

  LAGOS, Nigeria --- Death toll from large-scale flooding in recent weeks has jumped to nearly 200 people, Nigerian authorities said.   The National Emergency Management Agency said Thursday the toll is up from the 100 reported last week. It also said more than 1,000 other people have been injured, with more than 800,000 affected overall since late August.   The agency further said those numbers are expected to rise.   A national disaster has been declared in four of Nigeria's 36 states after heavy rains.   A similar disaster in 2012 killed 363 people and displaced over 2.1 million. The Nigeria Hydrological Service Agency and Nigeri...Keep on reading: Nigerian authorities: Nearly 200 killed in flooding.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018