US House passes $95-billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives on Saturday with broad bipartisan support passed a $95-billion legislative package providing security assistance to Ukraine, Israel...

China hosts foreign naval officials amid South China Sea tensions

QINGDAO, China — The Chinese Navy on Sunday kicked off a biennial meeting of top foreign naval officials in the port city of Qingdao,...

Political heat prods Japan, South Korea to team up on weak currencies

WASHINGTON — The success of Japan and South Korea at inserting language voicing concern over their currencies in a joint statement with the US...

Tesla cuts prices nearly $2,000 in China

BEIJING — Tesla has cut prices by nearly $2,000 across its models in China, after price cuts in the United States, as it grapples...

IMF, World Bank steering committee stresses accountability as reforms advance

WASHINGTON — The steering committee for both International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank on Saturday emphasized the need for broader accountability as...

Fed’s rate-cut foot-dragging grates on global peers at IMF meetings

WASHINGTON - Finance chiefs from economies large and small are scrambling to keep pace with the Federal Reserve's rapid resetting of rate-cut expectations as...

Winning OFW families grateful to OWWA for MOFYA, cite BDO for fostering culture of...

The winners of the Model OFW Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA) — who won the annual search for the best practices on nurturing...

Airlines scramble to change routes after Israeli attack on Iran

Airlines quickly changed flight paths over Iran, diverted to alternate airports or returned planes to their departure points on Friday in response to airspace...

World Bank sets goal of expanding healthcare to 1.5 billion people by 2030

WASHINGTON - The World Bank Group on Thursday unveiled a new goal to help countries deliver affordable healthcare to 1.5 billion people by 2030...

Philippines posts $1.2 billion balance of payment surplus in March

Manila - The Philippines' overall balance of payments (BOP) position was a surplus of $1.2 billion in March, compared with a surplus of $1.3...

S&P cuts Israel’s credit rating on heightened geopolitical risk

Ratings agency S&P Global on Thursday cut Israel's long-term ratings to A-plus from AA-minus after the confrontation with Iran heightened last weekend and amidst...

Empowering women to stand up against HPV and Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It is a preventable cancer and...