LOS ANGELES, United States — California police were hunting a gunman Thursday after a shooting broke out at a high school north of Los Angeles, with “multiple victims” confirmed. “This is an active shooter situation,” the local sheriff’s department tweeted, as police and ambulances swarmed the area around Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, 40…
Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), the Congolese unit of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI), was recently cited as the best investment project in the infrastructure sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. MGT was awarded with the Prix de Reconnaissance aux Investisseurs (Investor Recognition Award) by DR Congo’s Agence Nationale Pour La Promotion des Investissements (National Agency for Investment Promotion) last…
Ayala-led Manila Water Company (MWC) has secured a five-year P5 billion revolving term loan facility with BDO Unibank Inc. to bankroll additional projects. In a regulatory filing to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), the water concessionaire said the agreement was signed Wednesday, 13 November. According to Jeric Sevilla, MWC head of corporate communications, the general-purpose…
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order authorizing the grant of P2,000 monthly financial support to every member of the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit  (CAFGU) Active Auxiliary Service (CAA). Under Executive Order (EO) No. 94 signed by President Duterte on 8 November 2019, the CAFGU units must meet the conditions prescribed in Section…
MANILA — The cemetery is supposed to be a resting place for the dead. Balanga City, Bataan resident Lilia Angeles best shows this through the mausoleum of her departed son, Jayson, at the Eternal Shrine Memorial Park. To the outside observer, Jayson’s mausoleum looks ordinary. But inside, his tomb is designed to look like a…
As the globalization paradigm sank in at about the time we crossed the millennium threshold, compelled by circumstance and the ever expanding World Wide Web, such seminal works from the apostles of Adam Smith like Milton Friedman, Nouriel Roubini to Nobel Prize laureate Joseph Stiglitz started populating the best-seller gondolas and shelves of bookstores. Their…
Officials from a California school district were left red-faced after students who dialed a suicide prevention hotline listed on their ID badges instead stumbled on a sex line.
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A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines, crushing a man under falling debris and sparking searches of seriously damaged buildings that had already been rattled by two previous deadly tremors.
Iraq's leaders were in tense talks over the ouster of the country's embattled premier, as a rights commission said the latest week of anti-government demonstrations has left 100 dead.