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  • Philippine Navy’s most modern warship launched in South Korea
    The first missile-firing warship to be built for the Philippine Navy was finally launched on Thursday seven months after its keel was laid. The post Philippine Navy’s most modern warship launched in South Korea appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Palace rejects Canada timeline for trash return
    Malacañang on Thursday rejected Canada’s offer to take back “by the end of June” the tons of trash it illegally shipped The post Palace rejects Canada timeline for trash return appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Trash from Australia not toxic, says BOC
    Nine container vans that arrived in Misamis Oriental province from Australia early this month did not contain toxic The post Trash from Australia not toxic, says BOC appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Australia trash ‘offends’ Philippines
    The Philippines is “offended” over the reported dumping of garbage from Australia, Malacañang said Thursday. The post Australia trash ‘offends’ Philippines appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Approve or reject China technology? It’s a country’s call – US envoy
    US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim on Thursday said that despite warnings from Washington, “it’s up to the individual country’s decisions” to accept or refuse projects powered by China’s technology.  The post Approve or reject China technology? It’s a country’s call – US envoy appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Remains of Filipina who died in Kuwait to arrive in PH
    The remains of the overseas Filipina worker who died in Kuwait is set to arrive on Thursday afternoon, the DFA said. The post Remains of Filipina who died in Kuwait to arrive in PH appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Palace rejects Canada offer to ship back trash by end June
    The Philippines on Thursday rejected the offer of Canada to ship back its trash to Ottawa by the end of nest month. The post Palace rejects Canada offer to ship back trash by end June appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Canadian gov’t vows to repatriate garbage by June
    The tons of garbage illegally dumped in the Philippines will be shipped back to Canada by the end of June, the Canadian government said. The post Canadian gov’t vows to repatriate garbage by June appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Zubiri backs Duterte vs Canada: We are not a trash can
    The Philippines is not a trash can where other nations can just wantonly violate our environmental laws and our sovereignty. The post Zubiri backs Duterte vs Canada: We are not a trash can appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • US Embassy offices closed on May 27
    The United States (U.S.) Embassy to the Philippines has announced that its offices would be closed on May 27 to celebrate Memorial Day. The post US Embassy offices closed on May 27 appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

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  • WNBA’s new season ready to tip off
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    LOS ANGELES, United States --- Filmmaker Christopher Nolan's upcoming international espionage film has a title. Warner Bros. on Wednesday says the action epic is called "Tenet". The ensemble cast includes Robert Pattinson, John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh. Production is currently underway and the studio says filming will span seven countries. Nolan is directing off of his own script and shooting on a mixture of IMAX and 70 millimeter film. "Tenet" is expected to hit theaters on July 17, 2020.RGA/JB RELATED […]
  • After phenomenal PBA debut, expect Terrence Jones to still get better for TNT
    MANILA, Philippines---Terrence Jones already had one hell of a debut in the PBA Commissioner's Cup, but we may have not seen the best of him yet. The former NBA veteran put up 41 points, 14 rebounds, and two blocks in TNT's 102-87 win over NLEX on Wednesday, but he felt there's still room to improve on both ends of the floor. "It's my first game, I'm not perfect, I got a lot of work to do, I got to communicate with my teammates better, and just keep getting better each game," said Jones. "As a team we did a lot defensively, I know coach [Bong Ravena] is going to expect a lot from […]
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  • Motorcycle rider killed in Catbalogan City
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