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G20 leaders commit to strong post-Covid-19 era

RIYADH, Nov. 23 -- The Group of 20 Leaders' Summit held under the term presidency of Saudi Arabia ended Sunday with a commitment for a "strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive post-Covid-19 era". ... Read More


Indonesia to deploy navy force near South China Sea

Manila, Nov. 23 -- The Indonesian Navy will move the headquarters of its combat squad to Natuna islands bordering the South China Sea, said an official on Monday. Speaking at a news conference, Chief... Read More


Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback after 15 years

Manila, Nov. 19 -- Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will fight in an exhibition match later this month. Tyson will meet Roy Jones in an eight-round exhibition match at 9 p.m. local time on Nov.... Read More


Oil prices drop with crude inventory build in US

Manila, Nov. 19 -- Oil prices dropped on Wednesday with an estimated rise in US crude stocks and after a fruitless OPEC meeting that failed to meet investor concerns over a global supply glut amid wea... Read More


No time for complacency despite vaccine: UN health body

Manila, Nov. 17 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said it was "cautiously optimistic" about encouraging news on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine. However, it added it wa... Read More


IOC chief expects fans at Tokyo Olympics

Manila, Nov. 17 -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and the head of the International Olympic Committee met in Tokyo to talk about the preparations for the next year's Olympics amid the novel co... Read More


Lakers agree in principle to acquire Dennis Schroder

Manila, Nov. 16 -- The Los Angeles Lakers aim to acquire German guard Dennis Schroder from the Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA insider Shams Charania said on Sunday. "The Lakers are engaged in active talk... Read More


Asia-Pacific nations sign world's biggest trade deal

Manila, Nov. 15 -- acific region on Sunday signed the world's largest free trade agreement. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) was signed on the sidelines of the annual ... Read More


Asean eyes code of conduct for disputed South China Sea

Manila, Nov. 12 -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on Thursday expressed its hope for an "effective and substantive" code of conduct for all activities in the South China Sea. Addr... Read More


'Richest countries already bought 80% of Pfizer vaccine'

Manila, Nov. 12 -- More than 80 percent of the US drugmaker Pfizer's coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine has already been sold to the richest governments across the world, according to an anal... Read More