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Queen gives assent for Britain to leave EU

LONDON, United Kingdom – Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more independent but uncertain future at the end of the month. With the head of state's ceremonial approval of the withdrawal legislation, Britain can finally ........»»

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Isla Lipana starts feasibility study on NAPOCOR property

State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. said it expects Isla Lipana & Co. (PwC Philippines) to complete the feasibility report on the development of the 5.195-hectare Diliman property of National Power Corp. in Quezon City by June......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Finance3 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

The State& rsquo;s police powers

Those who are crying foul over President Rodrigo Duterte's orders to review and secure the revision of the MWSS water concessions and various other contracts entered into by government with the private sector by insisting that the same violates the non-impairment of contracts clause under the Constitution are being blind to the inherent powers of the State granted under the same Constitution......»»

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Pangasinan town under state of calamity due to ASF

A state of calamity was declared in this town yesterday due to African swine fever, which has affected hogs in five barangays......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News6 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

‘High’ probability of Taal eruption remains despite weakened state — Phivolcs

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Thursday that there was still a “high” probability of a “hazardous eruption” by Taal volcano despite its weakened state. Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum Jr. told a press briefing that although Taal has been emitting less sulfur dioxide, the “risks will always be there”. Solidum told […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News8 hr. 30 min. ago Related News

Duterte okays probe of Ayala-UP technohub deal

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has given the green light for the review of the lease contract between the Ayala Group and the University of the Philippines (UP), Malacañang said on Thursday, following allegations that the state university may be on the losing end of the deal. Speaking to reporters, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said on Thursday […].....»»

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PSALM to finish study on sale of Quezon City property

State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. expects to complete the feasibility study on the privatization of its Quezon City property by the middle of the year......»»

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Chinese City Stops Outbound Flights, Trains From Wuhan to Fight Virus

Chinese state media say the city of Wuhan is shutting down outbound flights and trains as the country battles the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds and killed 17. The official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday that the city also asked people not to leave Wuhan without specific reasons. The state-owned People’s […].....»»

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Mariano Marcos State U receives 3 QS stars rating

BATAC CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA) - The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has recently rated Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) as a 3-Star academic institution, making MMSU the first and so far the only state.....»»

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Myanmar: Government Rohingya Report Falls Short

(New York) - Myanmar's investigation of its 2017 "clearance operations" contains selective admissions of military wrongdoing but does not begin to address the massive violations by government secur.....»»

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Ex-first daughter charged with fraud

Luanda―Angola’s billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of state-owned oil firm Sonangol......»»

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Nation at a Glance — (01/24/20)

Nation at a Glance — (01/24/20).....»»

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Angola s ex-first daughter Isabel dos Santos charged with fraud

LUANDA, Angola – Angola's billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of state-owned oil firm Sonangol, as Luanda moves to try and bring her home to face trial for looting the country's coffers. Documents leaked this week alleged the daughter of ........»»

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Top U.N. court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The UN's top court told Myanmar on Thursday, January 23, to take urgent steps to prevent the alleged genocide of the Buddhist nation's minority Rohingya Muslims. The order was the first time that Myanmar has faced justice over a 2017 military crackdown that sent around 740,000 Rohingya ........»»

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Myanmar: Government Rohingya Report Falls Short

(New York) - Myanmar's investigation of its 2017 "clearance operations" contains selective admissions of military wrongdoing but does not begin to address the massive violations by government secur.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News22 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

City of Wuhan stops outbound flights, trains to fight virus

BEIJING – A Chinese city of more than 11 million people planned to shut down outbound flights and trains Thursday as the world’s most populous country battled the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and killed 17, state media reported. Everyone in the city of Wuhan was to be restricted […] The post City of Wuhan stops outbound flights, trains to fight virus appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 23rd, 2020Related News

How does the Philippines’ state of democracy compare with its regional peers?

How does the Philippines’ state of democracy compare with its regional peers?.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 22nd, 2020Related News

ALCO secures okay to sell P6-B bonds

The Po family’s listed property developer Arthaland Corp. (ALCO) reported the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted its proposed P6-billion Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) green bonds for shelf registration which means that the float will be held in a still undetermined date. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, ALCO said the […] The post ALCO secures okay to sell P6-B bonds appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2020Related News

Chevron says Batangas land lease above board

Chevron Philippines, which markets the Caltex brand of petroleum products, said Wednesday its lease contract with a subsidiary of Batangas Land Co. Inc., a unit of state-run National Development Company, was done above-board and complied with Philippine laws and regulations......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceJan 22nd, 2020Related News

Learning from SARS

While our nation deals with the possibility of an explosive Taal eruption, another threat looms. The new year came with the emergence of pneumonia-like respiratory disease coming from an alleged new strain of coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2020Related News