UPDATE: British PM May announces resignation in emotional speech

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 09:31:20 +0000

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional address on Friday, ending a dramatic three-year tenure of near-constant crisis over Brexit. “It is and will always…READ

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British PM May announces resignation in emotional speech

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 09:31:20 +0000

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to…READ

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Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 10:54:10 +0000

JAKARTA: Tens of thousands of Indonesian military and police were deployed on the streets of Jakarta Thursday, as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal over…READ

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China’s pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 11:09:18 +0000

BEIJING: Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine…READ

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‘Big Bang Theory’ exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 11:07:47 +0000

LOS ANGELES: “The Big Bang Theory” closed out its run as television’s top-rated comedy with an emotional final episode that saw some big changes for the show’s group of geeky…READ

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Internet star Grumpy Cat dies at age of 7

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 10:40:45 +0000

LOS ANGELES: Internet star “Grumpy Cat” has died at the age of seven, her owners said early Friday. “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy…READ

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On 1st day as Japan’s emperor, Naruhito vows to pursue peace

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 07:48:50 +0000

TOKYO: Emperor Naruhito inherited the sacred sword and jewel that signaled his succession and pledged in his first public address Wednesday to follow his father’s example by devoting himself to…READ

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South Korean women hope for change to abortion laws

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:01:54 +0000

INCHEON, South Korea: More than a quarter of a century after the first of her three abortions—illegal in South Korea—Lim is still haunted by her sense of shame. She was…READ

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Ballot printing finished in April – Comelec

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:22:39 +0000

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is confident that the printing of ballots for the May elections would be finished ahead of schedule. On Wednesday, the Comelec said 60 percent of…READ

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Paris ties Singapore, Hong Kong as world’s priciest cities

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:29:01 +0000

SINGAPORE:  Paris has climbed to the top of the world’s priciest city for expatriates, tied first with Singapore and Hong Kong according to a survey Tuesday that named the capital…READ

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