TV host/news anchor Chiqui Roa-Puno proclaimed as Antipolo’s District 1 representative

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on TV host/news anchor Chiqui Roa-Puno proclaimed as Antipolo’s District 1 representative 

160510164612Antipolo City Prosecutor Mari Elvira Herrera (left) and City Election Officer Joseph Vega (right) proclaim TV host and news anchor Chiqui Roa-Puno as duly-elected Antipolo City District 1 representative on Tuesday (May 10, 2016) at Ynares Center in Antipolo City, Rizal. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus halted

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus halted 

DAMASCUS, Dec. 26 — A plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus' districts, which was scheduled to take place Saturday, has been frozen due to disagreements among the insurgents about their coming destination, pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.

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Iraqi troops kill some 50 terrorists in country's Anbar province

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iraqi troops kill some 50 terrorists in country's Anbar province 

MOSCOW, Dec. 26 — Iraqi Armed Forces killed 54 militants during anti-terrorist offensive near the city of Fallujah in country's Anbar province, a spokesman of the Iraqi military command said Saturday.

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World's first day-night cricket Test declared a "roaring success"

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on World's first day-night cricket Test declared a "roaring success" 

CANBERRA, Nov. 30 — Cricket captains, coaches, curators, fans and a TV broadcaster have queued up to praise the world's first day-night Test in Adelaide as a "roaring success", even though Australia finished off New Zealand inside three of the allocated five days.

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New Bond movie sets box office records in China

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on New Bond movie sets box office records in China 

BEIJING, Nov. 18 — The new Bond movie "Spectre" starring Daniel Craig, surpassed ticket sales of the last installment "Skyfall" Tuesday, taking in more than 376 million yuan (58.9 million U.S. dollars) five days after its opening in the world's second-largest film market.

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Thinking democracy can be exported is a mistake: Spanish FM

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thinking democracy can be exported is a mistake: Spanish FM 

MADRID, Nov. 19 — Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said on a TV interview Wednesday that thinking democracy can be exported as soluble coffee is a mistake.

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'Sherlock' to receive US theatrical release

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Sherlock' to receive US theatrical release 

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 — The Sherlock Christmas special titled "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" will screen in theatres across North America on Jan. 5 and 6, 2016.

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More than 30 homes damaged in military depot fire in Luhansk region

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on More than 30 homes damaged in military depot fire in Luhansk region 

KIEV, Oct. 30 — More than 30 residential buildings have been damaged by fire and dispersion of shell fragments from a burning military ammunition depot in the Svatovo city of Ukraine’s Lugansk region, deputy head of the Luhansk military and civil administration Yuri Klimenko said on Friday.

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Cambodian PM makes TV address after two opposition lawmakers assaulted

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cambodian PM makes TV address after two opposition lawmakers assaulted 

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 28 — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen delivered a rare televised address on Wednesday evening after two opposition lawmakers were badly beaten this week by an unidentified group of people.

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Debts of largest US shale companies reach USD 150 B — Rosneft CEO

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Debts of largest US shale companies reach USD 150 B — Rosneft CEO 

VERONA, Oct. 22 — The debts of the largest US shale companies reached USD 150 billion, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said Thursday.

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