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11 January, 2019 8:46 AM Philippines won't buy military equipment from US: Duterte

MANILA: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterete has said his country won`t buy any more weapons from the US after it threatened to impose sanctions on nations purchasing Russian military equipment, authorities said on Friday. In an address to soldiers in Bulacan province on Thursday night, Duterte said he would not agree to buy equipment from the US as it had been among 127

29 December, 2018 5:03 AM Massive earthquake strikes southern Philippines island of Mindanao; Tsunami alert issued

Manila: An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. The quake was recorded at 03:39 GMT, 101 kilometres or 62.7 miles to the southeast of the Pundaguitan coastal area, according to United States Geological Survey. However, authorities warned of possible tsunami threat to the coastlines 220

2 August, 2018 6:36 AM Jet Airways Offers 15% Discount on International Flight Tickets. Routes And Other Details

One can avail Jet Airways' discount offer on travel to Auckland, Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai, Melbourne among host of other destinations. Jet Airways is offering 15 per cent off on international flight tickets on select routes. The offer is valid on both, premiere and economy sections, said country's second largest air-carrier on its official website -- jetairways 210

29 July, 2018 12:11 PM Venkaiah Naidu Visits M Karunanidhi In Hospital, DMK Releases Photo

DMK chief M Karunanidhi, a five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, was recovering from a long illness when he contracted the infection and developed a fever. Ailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi was seen for the first time since his hospitalization two days ago in a photograph released by his party today. Mr Karunandhi, who is suffering from urinary tract 78

19 July, 2018 3:00 AM ADB maintains 2018, 2019 GDP growth forecasts for developing Asia

The Asian Development Bank said developing Asia is on track to meet growth expectations for this year and 2019, but warned that rising U.S. protectionist trade measures and countermeasures from China and others pose "a clear downside risk". The Manila-based institution, which released an update of its Asian Development Outlook on Thursday, kept its 2018 and 2019 economic 61

12 July, 2018 1:19 PM Huawei Nova 3i Price, Specifications, Launch Date Spotted in Leaks

Huawei Nova 3i, is expected to launch soon as another variant of the Nova 3. Earlier this week, the Chinese manufacturer launched the Nova 3 in China as the latest model in the Nova-series. But now, the company is said to be also planning to release a Nova 3i model with slightly different specifications. Interestingly, a new leak suggests that the processor 153

6 July, 2018 8:34 AM Bangladesh gets $100-million ADB grant to boost facilities for displaced Rohingya

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a grant of $100 million to Bangladesh, the first half of an assistance package to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from neighbouring Myanmar, the bank said. Bangladesh faces a challenge in managing refugee camps in its southern district of Cox's Bazar, flooded by more than 700,000 people 121

17 March, 2018 10:31 AM 10 dead as small plane crashes into house in Philippines

All five Filipinos on board the six-seat plane were killed, and the crash killed five people on the ground, north of Manila A small passenger plane carrying five people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff north of Manila on Saturday, killing all those on board and five people on the ground, officials said. The Piper-23 Apache plane took off from the airport 67

17 March, 2018 9:31 AM Small plane crashes outside Philippine capital, seven killed

The Piper 23 Apache twin-engined aircraft, operated by Lite Air Express, had just taken off from a small nearby airport. MANILA: A small plane crashed into a house north of the Philippine capital on Saturday, killing at least seven people, officials and media said. The Piper 23 Apache twin-engined aircraft, operated by Lite Air Express, had just taken 70

2 February, 2018 8:30 AM AirAsia CEO says looking at Boeing 787 for AirAsia X fleet growth

Budget airline group AirAsia is looking at buying Boeing 787s to expand the fleet of its long-haul arm AirAsia X, Chief Executive Tony Fernandes said on Friday. "AirAsia X will need more planes. We are now looking at (Airbus) 330 (and) 350s, (Boeing) 787," Fernandes told reporters on the sidelines of a business forum in Manila. The AirAsia group, which 106