Thursday, January 28, 2021

US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris pays tribute to women during her 1st post-election address

In her first post-election address to the nation, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris paid tribute to the women, particularly Black women, whose shoulders she stands on as she shatters barriers that have kept mostly white...

Americans elect Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States

Democrat Joe Biden has defeated Republican candidate and incumbent President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. The former US vice president's victory came after more than three days of uncertainty...

Tensions flare outside ballot-counting centers as Americans await 2020 US presidential election results

Several supporters of Republican candidate and incumbent President Donald Trump and Democrat challenger Joe Biden in various US states held protests as everyone braces for the conclusion of the 2020 US presidential election. Trump supporters...

EXPLAINED: How Americans cast their vote during US presidential elections?

With the 2020 US presidential election results still on a knife-edge and the verdict of who between US President Donald Trump and his rival Democrat challenger Joe Biden will lead the superpower nation, we...

The world awaits the results of the 2020 US presidential elections

Votes are still being counted in several crucial battleground states for the 2020 United States presidential election. It is still unclear who between Republican candidate and incumbent President Donald Trump or Democrat challenger Joe...

Jackie Chan a victim of Xi Jinping’s Great Purge?

Two luxury Beijing apartments owned by martial arts movie star Jackie Chan were seized by Chinese authorities and will be put up for auction at around $10 million due to an ownership dispute. Chan, who...

Longest-serving Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns due to health reasons

Shinzo Abe, the longest-serving Japanese prime minister in history, has resigned, citing health reasons. "Even though there is one year to go in my tenure and there are challenges to be met, I have decided...

‘Depart immediately’ West Philippine Sea, Chinese military tells US Navy

The Chinese military told the United States (US) Navy to depart immediately during its patrol in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), despite its conduct of lawful military operations in international airspace. CNN journalist Ivan...

Massive Beirut explosion kills 78, injures almost 4,000

A massive explosion in Lebanon's capital Beirut left 78 people dead and almost 4,000 injured. The impact of blast flattened much of the port, overturned vehicles, and sent a shockwave that shattered windows and...

Heads of state, chiefs to discuss global pressing issues at UN Leaders Summit

Marking the 20th Anniversary of the UN Global Compact Leaders' Summit, UNGC's 20th Anniversary Virtual Leader's Summit brought together leading voices from business, government, the United Nations, civil society, and academia, on June 15-16,...

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Duterte takes preventative move, recalls earlier IATF order

MANILA — Three days after Malacañan announced further easing of age-based stay-at-home restrictions, President Rodrigo Duterte withdrew the government resolution, now allowing persons 15...