WASHINGTON
Department of Defense
USA
27 Jan. 2017

President Donald J. Trump signed two executive actions and watched as Vice President Mike Pence ceremonially swore in Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes here today.

Mattis once again swore “to support and defend the Constitution of the United States” just as … Read More

Friday
27 January 2017
Doha, Qatar:

Korean Wang Jeunghun joined Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat in saying that 2017 could be the year the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters crowns its first Asian champion.

Wang, 21, carded a five-under-par 67 at Doha Golf Club to join playing partner Kiradech and seven others in a … Read More

Doha
26 Jan. 2017 (QNA)

Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronized Thursday the graduation ceremony of the 12th class of officer cadets at Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College.

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani along with number of ministers, Defense and … Read More

Moscow
25 Jan. 2017
(QNA)

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud Al-Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Ivan Glasenberg, CEO Glencore PLC and Carlo Messina, Managing Director and CEO of Intesa.

President Putin lauded their contribution towards Rosneft privatization program and investments. Igor Sechin, … Read More

UNTV News
January 25, 2017

The Philippine National Police have placed under restrictive custody an officer from the Anti-Illegal Drugs Group who allegedly abducted a Korean businessman, Ick Joo Jee, (in photo) in Angeles, Pampanga on October.

The Philippine government has sent its apologies to the government and the people of South Korea … Read More

Doha
23 Jan. 2017
(QNA)

‘Qatar’s early planning and detailed preparations to host a safe and secure FIFA World Cup will set a precedent for future mega events’, Tim Morris, Interpol Executive Director for police services said.

Morris is in Qatar to discuss Interpol’s Project ‘Stadia’, to support Qatar in its preparations for … Read More

Rawalpindi
24 Jan. 2017
(APP):

Pakistan Tuesday conducted first successful flight test of Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile (SSM) “Ababeel” with a maximum range of 2200 Km.

Major Gen. Asif Ghafoor, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a tweet message here. The missile is capable of delivering multiple warheads, using Multiple Independent Re-entry … Read More

ANGELES CITY, Pampanga
24 Jan. 2017
(PNA)

The Philippines, as chair of this year’s Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, will push the final draft of the instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers.

Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, in a press briefing after the … Read More

BEIJING, Jan 23 (Reuters)

China has agreed to cooperate with Philippines on 30 projects worth $3.7 billion focusing on poverty reduction, the two countries said after a meeting in Beijing on Monday.

Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng told that it was still in initial stages and the banks still required their paperwork … Read More

Doha
23 January 2017
(QNA)

Minister of Public Health of State of Qatar Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari met here on Monday with the Secretary of Health of Republic of Philippines Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial. Philippines Health Minister is currently visiting the State of Qatar.

Both sides discussed the bilateral relations and reviewed … Read More

Doha
23 January 2017

Leading media personalities discussed outcome of election campaign in recent US elections and the role played by the social media. Panel discussion hosted by Qatar Chapter of American Chamber of Commerce being third and final installment of its regular monthly Distinguished Speaker Series, “Presidential Predictions Forum” offered … Read More

Mumbai
21 Jan 2017
(PNA/PTI)

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen has confirmed that she is on the judging panel of 65th edition of the pageant to be held in Manila, Philippines.

The 41-year-old model-turned-actress was crowned Miss Universe in Manila in 1994 and she said she is excited as well as overwhelmed to return … Read More

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