Armenia ceasefire

by Gwynne Dyer This time, the truce will last. The 2,000 Russian troops flying into Armenia this week and fanning out to police the ceasefire lines in Nagorno-Karabakh are being sent there for five years renewable, and neither Armenia nor

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DBP eyeing LGU credit rating system

State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines is working closely with the Department of Finance, state regulators, and multilateral lending institutions in establishing a local government unit credit rating system that seeks to mainstream bond flotations as a sustainable financing option

Cardinal Advincula to get ‘red hat’

Manila Archbishop-elect Jose Cardinal Advincula, former bishop of the Diocese of San Carlos in Negros Occidental, will receive his “red hat” this month. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines reported that the ceremony is set to be held at

P55M in shabu seized in WV

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN More than P55 million worth of illegal drugs was seized by the police in Western Visayas while 841 suspected drug personalities were arrested in the first four months of 2021. Lt. Col. Joem Malong, spokesperson of

And they call them ‘Games’!

As I write this, the report on TV is announcing that the United States and its European allies are staging war games amid Russian tensions!  Oh dear Lord! All we need now with this COVID pandemic still raging is a

OCTA says Bacolod area of concern

The vaccination rollout at the Ayala Malls Capitol Central for Bacolodnons under the priority list started Saturday, and will continue this week* City PIO photo

Djokovic overcomes three-hour rain break to advance in Rome

World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a “strange” lengthy rain delay to beat American Taylor Fritz 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) to reach the third round of the Italian Open on Tuesday. Title holder Djokovic waited three hours to finish off the