29 COCs canvassed Tuesday

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on 29 COCs canvassed Tuesday 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — The National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) initially canvassed a total of 29 Certificate of Canvass (COC) from cities and municipalities in the country and posts overseas absentee voting (OAV) at the start of the official counting of the votes on Tuesday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.

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IS claims suicide blast near Aden presidential palace

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on IS claims suicide blast near Aden presidential palace 

ADEN, Yemen, Jan. 29 — The Yemen-based affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack against the Presidential Palace in the southern port city of Aden on Thursday, in which nine soldiers were killed and several others injured.

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Azkals to learn from loss to UZBEKISTAN, vows to bounce back

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Azkals to learn from loss to UZBEKISTAN, vows to bounce back 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — Azkals on Wednesday vowed to bounce back in the 2018 World Cup qualifying game afterlosing Tuesday night to UZbekistan.

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Bahrain’s Royal Charity builds vocational training center in Tacloban

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bahrain’s Royal Charity builds vocational training center in Tacloban 

TACLOBAN CITY, Aug. 31 –- The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) broke the ground on Sunday for its new training center in this city, funded by the Royal Charity Organization (RCO) of Bahrain.

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Gulf nations welcome Iran nuclear deal

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gulf nations welcome Iran nuclear deal 

DOHA, Aug. 4 — The Gulf countries on Monday night welcomed the nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers, but expressed concerns that the deal would allow greater regional interference by the Islamic republic.

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Azkals go to higher level in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Azkals go to higher level in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 

MANILA, Aug. 2 — Philippine Azkals coach Thomas Dooley believes he has formed a squad that will take the country to greater heights against some of Asia’s finest teams in the World Cup Qualifiers.

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China to advance free trade talks with Arabs, Israel

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on China to advance free trade talks with Arabs, Israel 

BEIJING, March 5 — china vows to advance talks on free trade zones with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Israel, said the Chinese government work report distributed Thursday morning to the press.

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3 policemen injured in attack in Bahrain's capital

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3 policemen injured in attack in Bahrain's capital 

MANAMA, Feb. 8 — Three policemen were injured on Saturday while conducting duties in Bahrain's capital Manama after they were attacked by an armed group.

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HRW calls on Europe to ask Bahrain to stop prosecution of local activist

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on HRW calls on Europe to ask Bahrain to stop prosecution of local activist 

MOSCOW, Jan. 16 — European countries should make a public statement calling on Bahraini authorities to drop charges against a local human rights activist jailed for a Twitter post, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

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Fastest goal in Asian Cup gives UAE 2nd straight win

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Fastest goal in Asian Cup gives UAE 2nd straight win 

CANBERRA, Jan. 15 — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) defeated Bahrain 2-1 in the Asian Cup here Thursday, grabbing their second victory out of two games at the AFC Asian Cup group C and also booked a place in quarterfinals.

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