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Philippine trade minister says Manila keeping economic ties with U.S.

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 21,2016

The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his separation from Washington. In terms of economic, we are not stopping

Image : Japan withholds annual dues to UNESCO

Japan withholds annual dues to UNESCO

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 15,2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has withheld its annual UNESCO dues, saying it wants to make sure the U.N. body properly functions to foster trust among member nations.

Image : Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 28,2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual

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Trump pick could talk his way into war: Chinese media

Beijing (AFP) - Prospective US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson better watch his mouth, angry Chinese media said Friday, warning Donald Trump's nominee that his threats to block China in the South China Sea are fighting words.The comments came after the former ExxonMobil CEO told US senators that he would seek to deny Beijing access to the artificial islands they have been building in the South China Sea.China's actions in the region are comparable to Russia's invasion of Crimea, he said, a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Poor Sleep May Spur College Weight Gain

As the first semester of the school year reaches the halfway mark, countless college freshmen are becoming aware that their clothes are feeling rather snug. While the so-called freshman 15 may be hyperbole, studies confirm that many students do put on five to 10 pounds during that first year away from home. Now new research suggests that an underlying cause for the weight gain may be the students’ widely vacillating patterns of sleep.   A study in the journal Behavioral Sleep Medicine… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Rice exports decline in January

Chairman of the Vietnam Food Association Huynh The Nang said the rice sector will face more difficulties this year. In 2016, China was the biggest rice importer of Vietnam by purchasing 1.74 million tonnes of rice worth US$782.3 million, representing a respective yearly decline of 17.5 and 8.6%. Other major rice importers in ASEAN such as the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia also witnessed strong reduction of 64.1%, 45.5% and 51.8%, respectively. chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Envoy's killing in Turkey exposes Russia tensions

Istanbul (AFP) - The killing of the Russian ambassador to Ankara has exposed deep divisions in policy and hostility to Moscow among some in Turkish society despite a reconciliation deal after a seven-month crisis.Ambassador Andrei Karlov was assassinated on Monday by an off-duty policeman who according to witnesses shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) and said all those responsible for what happened in Syria and Aleppo would be held accountable.Turkey's Islamic government has championed… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Antigua and Barbuda appoints Director of Tourism, USA

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has named a new Director of Tourism, USA, based in New York City. Kim Jack Riley began her tenure on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. “We welcome Kim Jack Riley to her new position at the helm of the US Tourism Authority,” says Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, Asot Michael. “Antigua and Barbuda has seen incredible growth in the US market in 2016, and our objective is to continue this momentum with continued… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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