WASHINGTON, United States — Henry Kissinger, the instantly recognizable US diplomat whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. He was 100.
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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Embassy in Israel said on Thursday that Nora Babadilla is in “good health” and has been reunited with her brother at a hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel, two days after her release from captivity by Hamas militants.
PBBM vows to exhaust all remedies to free 17 Filipino seafarers held hostage in the Red Sea – Presidential Communications Office
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. vowed to exhaust all remedies available to send home safely the 17 Filipino seafarers who were held hostage by Houthi rebels in Yemen.
PBBM admin to spearhead jail decongestion summit to address challenges in penal system, prison overcrowding – Presidential Communications Office
The government, in cooperation with the Supreme Court (SC) and various stakeholders, is spearheading a jail decongestion summit in Manila to come up with comprehensive analysis of the country’s penal system and address prison congestion problem in the country.
QUEZON CITY—The 18-day global campaign to end violence against women (VAW) kicked off at the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Central Office in Quezon City on Tuesday, November 28, reaffirming DAR’s commitment to a violence-free, gender-fair society in compliance with Proclamation No. 1172 and Republic Act 10398.
TEL AVIV, Israel — Visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday urged Israel to create safe zones for Palestinian civilians in Gaza before it resumes "major military operations" in the Hamas-ruled territory.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Nearly 200 nations agreed Thursday to launch a fund to support countries hit by global warming, in a "historic" moment at the start of UN climate talks in the oil-rich UAE.
MANILA, Philippines — Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Michelle Dee said that the exit of outgoing Miss Universe Organization (MUO) president Paula Shugart is a huge loss for the organization.