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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Nov. 13

MANILA -- Philippine security forces killed six alleged terrorists in a shootout at dawn on Friday in South Cotabato province in southern Philippines, the military said. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesNov 13th, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Nov. 13

MANILA -- Philippine security forces killed six alleged terrorists in a shootout at dawn on Friday in South Cotabato province in southern Philippines, the military said. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 13th, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Nov. 13

MANILA -- Philippine security forces killed six alleged terrorists in a shootout at dawn on Friday in South Cotabato province in southern Philippines, the military said. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 13th, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Sept. 15

NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 4,930,236 and the death toll surged to 80,776, according to the latest data released by the federal health ministry on Tuesday. There are 3,859,39.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Aug. 13

WELLINGTON -- New Zealand reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, including one in managed isolation and quarantine facilities, and 13 cases of community transmission were related to Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 13th, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Aug. 7

SEOUL -- South Korea reported 20 more cases of the COVID-19 as of 0:00 a.m. Friday local time compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 14,519. The daily caseload f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 7th, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Aug. 7

SEOUL -- South Korea reported 20 more cases of the COVID-19 as of 0:00 a.m. Friday local time compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 14,519. The daily caseload f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Aug. 3

NEW DELHI -- India's health ministry announced on Monday that the country's COVID-19 cases have surpassed 1.8 million, reaching 1,803,695. As many as 52,972 fresh cases were added to the tal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2020

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 28

TOKYO -- Wan Gang, representative of the Chinese government and vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, attended the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the appreciation ceremony hosted by the Japanese government and Abe's family in Tokyo on Tuesday. Wan told the Japanese side that after the passing away of former Prime Ministe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 28

TOKYO -- Wan Gang, representative of the Chinese government and vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, attended the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the appreciation ceremony hosted by the Japanese government and Abe's family in Tokyo on Tuesday. Wan told the Japanese side that after the passing away of former Prime Ministe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Aug. 19

MANILA -- Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos is scheduled to visit Indonesia and Singapore next month in his first overseas trips since taking office on June 30, Press Secretary Rose Beatrix Cruz-Angeles said on Friday. In a virtual news conference, Angeles said Marcos will be in Indonesia from Sept. 4 to 6 and in Singapore from Sept. 6 to 7. (Philippines-Marcos-Foreign Trips) - - - -.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Aug. 9

MANILA -- The major Philippine economic indicators showed continued momentum of growth in June, with the total external trade in goods rising by 16.1 percent and the manufacturing production index growing steadily, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday. The total external trade in goods reached up to 19.13 billion U.S. dollars in June, of which 65.3 percent were imported goods, while the rest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 9th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Aug. 8

SINGAPORE -- Singapore reported 3,541 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,763,116. Of the new cases, 348 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 3,193 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health. (Singapore-Coronavirus) - - - - BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN -- Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 24

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's Ministry of Health on Sunday issued preventive measures against monkeypox transmission, a day after Thailand's first monkeypox fugitive was found in capital Phnom Penh. The patient was soon sent to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital for medical treatment. (Cambodia-Monkeypox) - - - - MANILA -- Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has tested positive for COV.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 25th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 19

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia collected 3.26 billion U.S. dollars from all sources of taxes in the first half of 2022, up 22 percent from 2.67 billion dollars over the same period last year, according to a statement on Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country has two institutions responsible for collecting taxes. One is the General Department of Taxation (GDT), which focuses on interior taxes such as income tax, sal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 13

KATHMANDU -- Nepal upholds the one-China policy and will allow no foreign force to use its territory to engage in any activities against China, Nepali government and political leaders said lately. The pledge was reiterated in separate meetings between Liu Jianchao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, and Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Nepali Congress Pre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 11

MANILA -- Foreign direct investment (FDI) net inflows into the Philippines reached 989 million U.S. dollars in April, 48.3 percent higher than the amount recorded in April 2021, the Philippine central bank said on Monday. This positive development brought the FDI net inflows for the first four months of the year to 3.4 billion U.S. dollars, higher than the 3.1 billion U.S. dollars net inflows in January-April 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 10

SEOUL -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday fired what appeared to be artillery shots, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The JCS said in a statement that it detected the trajectories, presumed to be the artillery shots fired from multiple rocket launchers, from about 6:21 p.m. to 6:37 p.m. local time. (South Korea-DPRK Artillery Shots, 1st LD Writethru) - - - -.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 6

MANILA -- Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Wednesday that China is willing to deepen pragmatic cooperation with the Philippines to usher in a new "golden age" in bilateral ties. When meeting with Philippine National Security Adviser Clarita Carlos, Wang said that with joint efforts from the two sides, the China-Phillipines relations have witnessed positive turnaround, im.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 7th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 26

MANILA -- A ferry carrying 165 people caught fire and sank in central Philippines on Sunday, leaving a 53-year-old male passenger dead and one missing, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. The coast guard said the 157 passengers, including 15 children, and eight crew members, were on the boat Mama Mary-Chloe when the fire broke out around 1:00 p.m. local time in the vicinity waters off Tugas Island and Tilmobo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 15

COLOMBO -- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with support from the Chinese government, donated essential medical equipment and supplies worth 800,000 U.S. dollars to Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health on Wednesday. A total of 328,660 packs of supplies were handed over to the Family Health Bureau through the Ministry of Health, which will be used to equip public health staff actively working at the grassroo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022