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Fiona hits Newfoundland: Houses collapse, resident rescued after she is swept to sea
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Fiona hits Newfoundland: Houses collapse, resident rescued after she is swept to sea

Neighbours pulled a woman from the waters off southwestern Newfoundland early Saturday after a storm surge caused by post-tropical storm Fiona enveloped her home, causing it and several others to collapse into huge waves driven by hurricane-force winds. RCMP Cpl. Jolene Garland said police were also investigating reports that a second woman had been swept...

Former Philippine President Duterte earns ‘excellent’ rating in final SWS survey
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Former Philippine President Duterte earns ‘excellent’ rating in final SWS survey

MANILA- According to the Social Weather Stations (SWS), 88 percent of adult Filipinos were satisfied, 5 percent were undecided, and 7 percent were dissatisfied with former Philippine President Duterte’s six-year term, based on the results of its June 26 to 29 survey, his final week in Malacañang. The resulting net satisfaction rating was +81 (percentage...

Statement by President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. at the High-Level General Debate of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
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Statement by President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. at the High-Level General Debate of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Event: High-Level General Debate of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Location: UN Headquarters in New York, USA Date: September 20, 2022 Mister President, Excellencies: I am Ferdinand Marcos and I am the President of the Republic of the Philippines. I stand today on behalf of 110 million Filipinos. At this time...

PBBM meets more business owners in New York; thanks World Bank for support
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PBBM meets more business owners in New York; thanks World Bank for support

On Thursday, in New York, USA, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. met more American firm owners to bring more investment opportunities and bolster job creation in the country.  This developed as he also met World Bank Group officials in New York, saying he was grateful for the financial institution’s support and vowed to continue partnering...

PBBM to US investors: ‘Best time to do business in PH is now’
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PBBM to US investors: ‘Best time to do business in PH is now’

The Philippines is a smart investment choice, and now is the best time to do business with the country, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said Thursday. In a speech at the Philippine Economic Briefing in New York City, the President invited strategic investors in the United States to invest in the Philippines, citing the country’s...

Dangerous fungus detected at Montreal-area hospital, health officials say
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Dangerous fungus detected at Montreal-area hospital, health officials say

A dangerous fungus known for its resistance to treatment was detected earlier this month at a hospital in Longueuil, Que., on Montreal’s South Shore, health authorities said Thursday. Since Sept. 8, officials have identified two cases involving patients carrying Candida auris at Hôpital Pierre-Boucher. Neither of them, however, have developed a dangerous yeast infection tied...

Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30
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Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has agreed to let a cabinet order enforcing mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements at the Canadian border expire at the end of this month. The decision was confirmed by two senior government sources, who spoke to The Canadian Press on the condition they not be named because they were not authorized to...