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WATCH: Sheila Coronel introduces Maria Ressa at the CPJ 2018 awards

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:16 PM

"Maria and her team are a shining example of principled resistance to the erosion of democratic norms."

Regulator unveils plan to monitor cryptocurrency threat

Jul 16, 2018 - 9:17 PM

While the Financial Stability Board believes crypto-assets do not yet pose a material risk to global financial stability, it urges major economies to scrutinize cryptocurrencies due to a lack of solid data on their use

[EDITORIAL] AnimatED: Dapat na bang kalimutan ang 'ASEAN Way'?

Nov 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Makabuluhan pa ba sa 2017 ang 'ASEAN Way', kung katumbas nito ang pagiging parochial, insular, de-kahon, at mentalidad na solohin-ang-problema?

Long-running UN mission to Haiti ends

Oct 06, 2017 - 2:46 PM

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti will be succeeded by the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti, which will continue training Haitian police

END. Nepalese garrison stands at attention during the official closing ceremony of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) in Tabarre Haiti on October 5, 2017. Photo by Pierre Michel Jean/AFP

Probe opens into UN troops' alleged sex abuse in DR Congo

Apr 17, 2016 - 12:58 AM

The United Nations and Tanzania open a joint enquiry into alleged sexual abuse by Tanzanian troops serving in the UN peace mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo

ON GUARD. Blue helmet members of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo MONUSCO sit on the back of a UN pick-up truck on October 23, 2014 in Beni. Photo by Alain Wandimoyi / AFP

Greece says 'close' to deal with creditors

Apr 13, 2016 - 8:44 AM

Greece says it is very close to clinching a deal with its international creditors despite a suspension in a tough round of talks on the country s latest reforms

European Union and Greek flags fly in central Athens on July 4, 2015. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP

Fierce clashes between UN peacekeepers, Uganda rebels in DRCongo

Dec 01, 2015 - 11:07 PM

UN peacekeepers clash with rebels in Uganda

Defiant PM rejects Grexit fears as he rallies 'No' vote

Jul 04, 2015 - 10:29 AM

Greece s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tells the crowd of 25 000 cheering supporters: We are not simply deciding to remain in Europe – we are deciding to live with dignity in Europe

YES OR NO? Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses supporters of a 'NO' voting in the Prime Minister's referendum on bailout terms to be held on July 5, at Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece, July 3, 2015. Photo by Yannis Behrakis/POOL/EPA

Greece seeks new EU loans after IMF debt default

Jul 01, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Cash strapped Greece becomes the first developed country to default on the International Monetary Fund after missing a 1 5 billion euro 1 7 billion payment on Tuesday June 30

GREECE'S DEBT DEFAULT. People withdraw money from an ATM in central Athens, Greece, on June 30, 2015. Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Greek PM calls referendum on bailout for July 5

Jun 27, 2015 - 9:54 AM

Greece rejects its international creditors offer of a 5 month 12 billion euro extension of its bailout program on Friday June 26 arguing it is unacceptable

REFERENDUM. A general view shows a TV screen displaying Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announcing a bailout referendum on the Greek debt deal to take place on July 5, 2015. Greek voters will decide in a referendum whether their government should accept an economic reform package put forth by Greece's creditors. Photo by Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Gov’t seeks turnover of 72% UCPB coco levy stake

Jun 16, 2015 - 9:11 PM

Citing a High Court resolution the Office of the Solicitor General and PCGG say the disputed UCPB shares are rightfully owned by the Republic of the Philippines

Peacekeeping in a volatile environment

Apr 14, 2015 - 10:57 AM

[CIRSS Commentaries] The Philippines in Golan Heights and beyond: Hostile environments make it difficult to guarantee the safety and respect for peacekeepers

PEACEKEEPERS. The UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission in Syria. File photo by UN

Photos show China's 'massive' reclamation in West PH Sea

Jan 22, 2015 - 9:28 AM

The reclaimed Kagitingan Reef is believed to become the site of a runway for China s air assets to be present in a disputed area already dominated by its ships

50% COMPLETE? A runway is believed to be among what China will build at the reclaimed Kagitingan Reef off the coast of Palawan

Microsoft tests new Hyperlapse video technology

Aug 12, 2014 - 5:07 PM

Microsoft s hyperlapse is a new way to stabilize first person timelapse videos reducing shakiness considerably

HYPERLAPSE. Microsoft Research shows off the result of their Hyperlapse technology advancement. Screen shot from YouTube video.

Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

Jun 27, 2014 - 8:29 AM

The proposed fund would serve vetted elements of the Syrian armed opposition to help defend the Syrian people the White House says

UN delegation eyes Mali peacekeeping challenge up close

Feb 02, 2014 - 6:33 PM

A UN Security Council delegation is in the African country to weigh the challenges faced by the undermanned African led peacekeeping mission there

Moody's cuts AAA rating of ESM rescue fund

Dec 01, 2012 - 8:33 AM

Moody s cut the triple A rating of the European Stability Mechanism rescue fund on Friday by one notch and gave it a negative outlook citing its earlier downgrade of key ESM backer France

German top court clears euro rescue fund, fiscal pact

Sep 12, 2012 - 4:30 PM

The eurozone cleared a key hurdle towards resolving its debt crisis Wednesday September 12 as Germany s top court approved a new European firewall for ratification with some minor conditions

Income gap in Asia threatens growth, stability - ADB

Apr 12, 2012 - 7:49 AM

African Latin American and Caribbean countries experienced a decline in inequality but in Developing Asia 82 of population lived in countries that experienced increases in inequality