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The turnover of the 100 biggest arms manufacturers comes to $420 billion, thanks in large part to the US market, says the report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
A survey by Washington-based Pew Research Center finds that 79% of people across the Asia-Pacific region say they are alarmed by China's growing military strength
'Our stand is that if you have to do anything in our EEZ (exclusive economic zone), you have to notify us and take permission,' an Indian admiral tells reporters when asked about the intrusion
The company is also planning to manufacture 5G equipment outside China and build factories in Europe 'to win more trust,' says Ren Zhengfei
The invention was declared as the regional winner for the Outstanding Utility Model Award at the 2019 DOST Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits
The Philippines and China are also considering fisheries cooperation, maritime search and rescue, and maritime safety initiatives
Scientists launch a campaign called 'Top up the eagle's mobile' to keep the research going with the public's help
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr says this is in line with the government's goal to sustainably develop and protect the country's marine resources
According to a UN report, a key obstacle is unequal access: while some people throw away food they buy too much of, others cannot afford or find the nutrition they need
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, elected as top House leader in July, gets better approval and trust ratings than the Vice President in September
(UPDATED) Viral videos unrelated to the Philippine Rice Research Institute's mandate are being posted on the hacked Facebook page
The Russian foreign ministry says the new US sanctions on several Russians – including a businessman tied to President Vladimir Putin and a disinformation operation accused of conspiring to manipulate the US 2018 midterm election – 'will not go unanswered'
The Consumer Insighting and Storytelling Conference covered approaches from various disciplines that use consumer insighting to address the evolving needs and wants of consumers
After studying and photographing the movements of a corpse over 17 months, Alyson Wilson says she found humans don't exactly rest in peace
The new lab aims to develop a sustainable space program in the country and empower Filipino students to pursue careers in space technology
The lifesize robot named Fedor – short for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research – copies human movements, a key skill that allows it to help carry out tasks remotely
(UPDATED) The life-size robot, named Fedor, was to spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts in the space station
Alcohol really is no excuse for bad behavior: Research reveals you're still the same person after a drink
Researchers attempt to paint a clearer picture of how drinking alcohol, empathy, and moral behavior are related
Named Fedor, for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research with identification number Skybot F850, the robot is the first ever sent up by Russia
After 4 weeks in space, the craft completes its Lunar Orbit Insertion as planned, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr now says he was 'reliably informed' that under international law, countries cannot ban marine surveys
'Exceptions invite bribe$,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says in a tweet as he announces a 'universal ban' on marine scientific surveys
What is the latest happening on the ground with ordinary mortals who are doing science to try to read people's minds?
A Pew Research Center study shows the percentage of people seeing tech firms as having 'a positive impact' tumbled to 50% in a recent survey, down from 71% in 2015.
Moreover, 26% of Filipinos believe China itself must also pay for the injuries suffered by the Filipino crew and damage done to their fishing boat, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey
China's overall trust rating among Filipinos sank by 13 percentage points after the incident between a Filipino boat and a Chinese ship in the waters off Palawan
Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated polls Filipinos on the topics they want President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss or mention in his 4th State of the Nation Address
(UPDATED) Former Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo remained the least appreciated and trusted top Philippine official in her final week as a public official, according to a Pulse Asia survey
President Rodrigo Duterte maintains his first quarter trust and approval ratings and remains the most trusted government official, according to Pulse Asia's June 2019 survey
The Philippines has to be smart about improving its security beyond defense budgets and military acquisitions and allocations
The survey results come as the US and the Taliban engage in talks on bringing to a close the conflict which Washington launched in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States
'We are witnessing just the tip of a plastics iceberg,' it said.
The mission is India's second to the moon, and if successful, it would put the nation in the league of the US, the former Soviet Union, and China
The Department of Health, however, prohibits the use of synthetic acetic acid in vinegar which it deems 'adulterated'
But Filipinos are also the most 'comfortable' with discussing politics both offline and online among 11 emerging economies surveyed
With just days to go before election day, only 3 in 10 registered voters have a complete slate of 12 candidates, according to the final preelection survey of Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated
The Pulse Asia survey also shows 75% of Filipinos believe taxes on cigarettes should be raised
The Ateneo team beats over 6,000 students from 1,100 universities around the world
The level of awareness is highest among voters in Metro Manila and lowest in the Visayas, according to a Pulse Asia survey held in from April 10 to 14
In 1967, Ninoy Aquino was the only opposition to win a seat in the Senate. The latest Pulse Asia survey has only his nephew, Bam Aquino, joining the winning circle.
(UPDATED) The results of the Pulse Asia survey show voters' preference for Senator Cynthia Villar at 51.7%, slightly higher but statistically tied with Senator Grace Poe's 50.5%
Lucille Abad's invention is one of the 5 finalists for projects in the field of non-energy application of nuclear technologies at the recently held World Atomic Energy Expo Awards 2019 in Sochi, Russia
PRESS RELEASE: The Ateneo de Manila University team will compete in the CFA IRC Global Finals in New York City on April 25
Why is there more matter than antimatter?
Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson urges Prime Minister Theresa May to use the EU summit to wring more concessions out of the bloc before risking a third vote
Satellite analysis now indicates increased activity at two key sites – the Samundong missile research facility and the Sohae rocket launch center
If farmers decide to shift to planting high-value rice at the right time and place, Teodoro Mendoza says the country can achieve full rice self-sufficiency
DOH Calabarzon Regional Director Eduardo Janairo says the patient is still under observation to determine the cause of pneumonia
The rise of Duterte’s right-hand man came after the deluge of advertisements showing presidential endorsement – 4 months before the May 2019 elections
One likely result of weakened current in the Atlantic will be warmer air temperatures in the high Arctic, eastern Canada and central America, and cooler temperatures over northwestern Europe