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Beijing's diplomatic footprint continues to grow, with new missions popping up in 'Burkina Faso, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, the Gambia, and Sao Tome and Principe – all former diplomatic friends of Taipei'
In China, some children grow up never knowing that the sky gleams a blue hue and is never gray
We cannot lie down in the face of the overwhelming climate crisis because science can pull us up with the mental muscle that can reinvigorate the resistance
Philippines representatives Vince Marcelo wins 3rd runner-up, while Ella Lubag is 1st runner-up
The 2019 Global Terrorism Index notes that while 'the intensity of terrorism has declined... terrorism is still widespread and increasing'
Scientists say global warming could drive a much more dramatic increase in sea levels than current projections suggest
An annual report on online freedom by Freedom House finds evidence of 'advanced social media surveillance programs' in at least 40 of 65 countries analyzed
Tagged as the most important climate-related event of the year, the global summit makes headlines around the world as C40 mayors launch a Global Green New Deal
We’ve all languished through record-breaking heat waves. We’ve all suffered through repentance-inducing floods. We all have skin in this game.
The 2019 Global Impunity Index lists 41 unsolved media killings in the Philippines over the last 10 years
S&P Global Ratings kept the debt grade stable at 'A' but cut the outlook to negative from stable on the potential for "lasting damage" to the company's finances.
The 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index says the retirement system of the Philippines is among the most sustainable, but greatly suffers in terms of integrity and adequacy
This series of articles seeks to provide some clarification on a number of these questions, to provide a guide with which we can formulate a strategy to deal with this big, threatening, yet in many ways, still mysterious neighbor
The US-China trade war alone is estimated to shrink the world economy by 0.8% in 2020, the International Monetary Fund says
The Nokia 7.2 is expected to release on October 19 with a P15,990 price point. Check out the specifications of the device and promotions for early buyers here.
Promises for replenishment money are made at meeting in France of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
As the Philippines positions itself to be the top gambling destination in Asia, the country prepares to host one of the most highly anticipated gaming expos
The Philippines is down 8 spots in the World Economic Forum's 2019 Global Competitiveness Report
If being dramatic means you can influence as many people as possible for a good cause, then what's wrong with that?
I’m not trying to be alarmist or anything, but I think the alarm bells have been ringing for years now, and we just got used to the sound
Philippine banks continue to finance the development of coal-fired power plants, which worsens global warming. If you or your family are one of the millions of clients of these banks, is this how you want your money to grow?
The band are among the artists and actors, including Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Keys who appeared at the Global Citizen Festival
'If we don't take the right steps forward, democracy as we know it is dead,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa at the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference
The 6-month investigation found strong indications that police were outsourcing killings
The United Nations says countries must enable trillions of dollars in public sector investments to help reboot the global economy and counter climate change
Responding to the leaders' lack of action on the climate crisis, voices of the youth are slowly amplified through the global climate strike
The report is a sobering reminder greenhouse gas emissions, mostly from burning fossil fuels, are driving the planet towards a hothouse climate our species might not tolerate
The report 'highlights the urgent need for the development of concrete actions that halt global warming and the worst effects of climate change,' the Science Advisory Group writes
The UN invites some 500 young activists and entrepreneurs to join the first United Nations Youth Climate Summit
Thousands of volunteers conduct cleanups a day after massive climate protests around the globe
'Take no risks and leave the march for the climate. The conditions for a non-violent march are not in place,' co-organizer Greenpeace tells French protesters after violence erupts during the climate march in Paris
'The Arctic is the epicenter of global warming, it is the part of our planet which warms most rapidly, where the warming rates are at least twice the global average,' says mission leader and atmospheric scientist Markus Rex
The global climate strike urges everyone to join the youth in demanding climate justice, and put pressure on politicians and companies to set more effective measures to preserve the environment
(UPDATED) From Sydney to Seoul, Manila to Mumbai, children heed the rallying cry of fellow teen activist Greta Thunberg and shut their textbooks in a collective call to action
By continuing to finance coal, Philippine banks will only muddle the conscience of their many depositors who love the Earth and their fellow Filipinos
The McDelivery Moon Coupons will only be available on September 20, 24, and 29 from 9-11 pm
But students need to get the consent of their parents or guardians to participate
Join us at the UP Diliman Campus College of Science Amphitheater, 2:00 to 6:00 PM, as we aim to set the world record for the biggest number of people to make a human earth formation
Spending $1.8 trillion across 5 key areas over the next decade would not only help buffer the worst impacts of global warming but could generate more than $7 trillion in net benefits, the report from the Global Commission on Adaptation argued.
The 3rd major telecommunications player says the campus is patterned after Google's headquarters and will house its data center
Most of the money is to come from the Emergency Solidarity Fund, usually used to respond to natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes
'We are the first generation of people who have the power to build machines with the capability to make decisions that have in the past only been made by people,' says Microsoft president Brad Smith
The DOH says the Philippines is at high risk for poliovirus transmission. Why so? And how do we prevent the long dormant disease from coming back?
(UPDATED) United States President Donald Trump and his fellow G7 leaders will meet in France as wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest and trade tensions heat up
Due to the complex nature of the online advertising ecosystem, advertisers are not always aware where their ads are displayed
'What we've pointed out on the basis of scientific evidence is that there are certain diets that have a lower carbon footprint,' says Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change co-chair Jim Skea
The 94-member Philippine team raked in medals at the 3rd International Junior Math Olympiad and the 1st Vanda Science Global Finals in Malaysia
Globally, July 2019 is marginally warmer than the previous record-hot month, July 2016