Bizmen urged to explore opportunities in Russia

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/13/2017

PEZA PLAN, BUSINESS EXCHANGES Explore opportunities in industries that can benefit from business exchanges between the Philippines and Russia. Glenn Soco, president of the Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry, made this call as he, together with…

US orders Russia to close San Francisco consulate

AFP 09/01/2017

  The United States on Thursday ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and two other installations in two days, a move Moscow greeted with “regret,” as relations between the nuclear-armed powers took another dive.…

Russia backs PH drug war, vows to help boost its anti-terror capabilities

Inquirer.net 08/08/2017

  Russia has offered to assist the Philippines in boosting the anti-terrorism capabilities of its security forces and support the Duterte administration’s intensive drive against illegal drugs, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Tuesday. Cayetano…

ALA’s Paypa absorbs 6th rd TKO defeat in Russia

Glendale G. Rosal 05/06/2017

JIMMY Paypa faltered in his first fight in Russia after suffering a technical knockout (TKO) loss Friday night against Tajikistan’s Shavkat Rakhimov in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Paypa, of Lanao del Norte and one of the rising boxers of…

Russia subway blast kills 11

04/04/2017

St. Petersburg, Russia — The intelligence agency in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday identified a suspect behind Monday’s deadly bombing on the St. Petersburg subway as a Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen. A bomb blast tore…

Russia and China as allies

Ricky Poca 01/09/2017

The US public’s preoccupation with the alleged interference of Russia in their elections last year flared up with the findings of the intelligence community confirming that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered agents to spread false news reports…

Three boxers from Cebu face uphill battle abroad

Glendale G. Rosal 12/07/2016

Tough assignments await three Cebu-based boxers from Naris Singwangcha Promotions as they take on separate unbeaten Russian opponents. Making the assignments tougher is that the fights slated this month will be held in enemy’s territory. The 28-year-old…

Senate OKs on second reading resolution to ratify AIIB Treaty

11/30/2016

The Senate has adopted on second reading a resolution seeking its concurrence in the ratification of the Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). No senator objected when Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto…

Digong to US on scrapped arms deal: Is that all?

11/02/2016

MANILA — President Duterte has belittled the decision of the US State Department to call off the sale of 26,000 assault rifles to the Philippine National Police, saying the Philippines could just turn to Russia for firearms.…

The Amboy is disgusted

Jobers R. Bersales 11/02/2016

During my student activism, there were three Filipinos we feared — and hated — the most: the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, followed by his Defense secretary Juan Ponce Enrile and then his Integrated National Police chief Fidel V.…

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