Beyond convenience, the ride-sharing app has offered life-changing opportunities for these Filipinos.
G20 countries manage to avoid a total bust-up with Donald Trump over climate change, leaving the door open for Washington to return to the Paris Agreement
Erdogan: 'After that step taken by America, the position that we adopt is in the direction of not passing it in parliament'
The breakthrough caps 4 years of talks and comes on the eve of a G20 meeting in Germany at which Trump is expected to defend his protectionist stance on trade
The G20 group of major economies gathers in Hamburg amid a storm of geopolitical crises threatening to push climate change down the agenda
Meralco first vice president Ivanna de la Peña says talks for power supply agreements on 7 coal-fired power plants started as early as 2012
Gerard Mosquera tells the Judicial and Bar Council that he would've dissented with the 2016 EDCA ruling. For him, a 'treaty would have to be executed to justify stationing of foreign troops in the country.'
Meeting Xi Jinping in China, Governor Jerry Brown steps up as the global face of progressive climate policy in the US.
'President Trump's disappointing decision to withdraw from the agreement will actually have the opposite effect in terms of execution,' the mayor of Atlanta says
The online platform, which has around two billion monthly users worldwide, is working on the project with a small group of partners and hopes to start putting out episodes of its forthcoming series by the end of the summer
French officials 'have decided to set up a priority research program for the fight against climate change,' says the environment ministry
'Climate change is like a fever' that must be fought, Ban Ki-Moon tells a conference in Madrid, saying he was deeply concerned about the US withdrawal. 'I think President Trump is standing on the wrong side of history.'
Under the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022, PH's agriculture and mining industry cater to foreign economies while its people look for jobs abroad, according to IBON Foundation
Seagrass gardens sustain different marine species, and provide livelihood to residents of coastal villages
The terminations came as the ride-sharing firm looked into 215 claims of discrimination, harassment, unprofessional behavior, bullying, retaliation and 'physical security.'
Big names like Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Levi Strauss and Tiffany are in the group, called 'We Are Still In,' along with more than 100 mayors and governors
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes the commitment after President Donald Trump said the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement
The US has blocked important decisions on climate finance, adaptation, and loss and damage. Without the US at the negotiating table, developing countries might even gain some leverage.
Trump's announcement means America, war-torn Syria and Nicaragua are now the only countries to reject the hard-won climate accord, although for very different reasons
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Trump's top climate advisor Scott Pruitt: 'The world applauded when we joined Paris. And you know why? I think they applauded because they knew it would put this country at a disadvantage.'
The foreign ministry's own video uses the same format – background, font, images and music – as the White House version but adds facts to debunk the White House claims
France's Laurent Fabius says US President Donald Trump will never 'destroy the Paris accord' which 'was the best compromise possible'
The Philippines, one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, affirms its commitment to the 2015 Paris Agreement and urges other countries to 'become even more vigilant'
Macron: 'To all scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens who were disappointed by the decision of the president the United States, I want to say that they will find in France a second homeland'
The reactions from across the business world – including oil producers, the tech sector and finance – stood apart from Trump's portrayal of the decision as a needed corrective to rules that could stymie commerce
In a potentially dramatic shift in diplomatic roles, the European Union now aims to join heavyweight China in trying to galvanize the world into implementing the landmark 2015 agreement
(UPDATED) A recent poll shows a majority of Americans in every state, or 69% of US voters, believe the United States should participate in the agreement
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(UPDATED) With France's Emmanuel Macron taking the lead, they lash Trump's decision as misguided and vow to defend an accord they portrayed as crucial for the planet's future
(UPDATED) 'I cannot, in good conscience, support a deal that punishes the United States,' the American president says
'China will continue to implement promises made in the Paris Agreement, to move towards the 2030 goal step by step steadfastly,' Li says in a Berlin joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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(UPDATED) 'The Paris Agreement will continue with full force of implementation even if the US pulls out,' a senior EU official tells reporters on condition of anonymity
Learn more about the first universal climate treaty, the Paris Agreement, in this primer
(UPDATED) An American pullout from the 196-nation Paris Agreement would deal a major blow to the so-called 'climate diplomacy'
Secretary General Antonio Guterres says it is 'absolutely essential' that the world implements the 2015 Paris climate agreement 'with increased ambition'
(3rd UPDATE) 'I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week,' says US President Donald Trump in a tweet
'We know that the levels that were agreed to by the prior administration would be highly crippling to the US economic growth,' says Trump's economic advisory Gary Cohn
The Unification Ministry gives the green light to a request by the Korean Sharing Movement
Right climate policies can help governments 'generate growth that will significantly reduce the risks of climate change,' an OECD report says
At the 8th Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, both Germany and China say the United States leaving the agreement would not benefit it economically
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will work 'very, very hard' to defend Canada's trade interests
For film director and producer Paul Soriano, it's important for people to experience every detail of his films the way he imagined it
The dismissal of the case against the Arroyo-time chief government corporate counsel adds to the list of cases dismissed by the anti-graft court for probe delays
Re-examining the alternative venture agreements in commercial farms and plantations of Mindanao