Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address UN accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims.
The fourth major Atlantic hurricane of the year, Maria, strengthened into a rare Category 5 storm, as it churned through the eastern Caribbean, bearing down on the tiny island nation of Dominica while on a likely collision course with the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The Philippines remains Asia’s leader in financial inclusion due to policies supportive of wider banking access, the Brookings Institution said in a report, even as the country slipped a rung from its rank a year ago.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP ) will continue its payments and settlement operations on Thursday despite Malacañang's suspension of works in government offices and schools nationwide for that day.
NCPAG, the country's premier training school for public servants has come out in support of the Commission on Human Rights, saying the agency - one of seven constitutional bodies mandated in the 1987 Charter - is needed "now, more than ever."
For one precious day, thousands of teachers from all over the country were able to let go of their lesson plans and a myriad tasks last weekend to relish the joys of being appreciated at the Gabay Guro celebration at the SM MOA Arena.
Intel Corp announced a collaboration with Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving unit, saying it had worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process information in real time.