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New Era of China-Saudi Ties Riles Iran

The pomp and ceremony of the recent visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Saudi Arabia has drawn comparison with the banality and frigid atmosphere surrounding the U.S. President Joe Biden’s trip to the kingdom in July. However, the main…

No day but today: January welcomes the International Zero Waste Month

Zero Waste advocates call for systems change Lifting the fog of the past that is 2020 and the seemingly unprecedented effect of government lockdowns and people staying inside their homes, experts have noticed a slight improvement in our air quality.…

New AI-technology could help early detection of breast cancer

New AI-technology could help early detection of breast cancer  In 2020, breast cancer amounted for 13,3 percent of newly diagnosed cancer cases in the European Union making it the most frequently occurring cancer type in the EU. On average, one in eleven European women…

EcoWaste Coalition Finds Mandatory Toy Labeling Still Wanting as Toys Enjoy Brisk Sales as Christmas Approaches

16 December 2022, Quezon City.  Nine years after it was approved and three years following the stalled issuance of its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), the enforcement of Republic Act 10620, or the Toy and Game Safety Labeling Act, is…

Art Collective and Writers’ Group  to launch Poetry Anthology

Quezon City, National Capitol Region–  Various art organizations together with different writers’ groups from the National Capital Region, Bicol Region, and other parts of the country will be holding a virtual book launching of the collaborative writing project Life After…

EcoWaste Coalition Ramps Up “Iwas Paputoxic” Campaign vs. Firecrackers and Fireworks as New Year Revelry Nears

14 December 2022, Quezon City.  Holding mock oversized firecrackers plastered with “danger” tape, enthusiastic students of Bagong Silang Elementary School (BSES) in Caloocan City vowed to safely celebrate the upcoming New Year to prevent injuries, as well as pollution. In…

EU Cracks a Gentle Whip at Iran

The European Union has returned to the ritual of sanctioning Iran to leverage its foreign and security policies. The highlight of the EU Foreign Affairs Council ministerial meeting in Brussels on Monday was the imposition of sanctions against Iran over…

Don’t ADD TO CART Mercury-Added Products

They say there is no more perfect time to hit “add to cart” than during a holiday sale season. However, as much as Filipinos desire to join the shopping rush, toxic and harmful products remain widely available on these online…

RSS continues to engage new blood: Mohan Bhagwat

Guwahati: The nation should be the priority for everyone. Leaving aside all differences, we have to work tirelessly for the welfare of the nation, thus said the chief of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Sarsanghchalak, Dr. Mohan Bhagwat, while addressing a conclave…

Duterte’s fear of ICC probe shows guilt

Pressenza journalist Perfecto Caparas sought former senator Leila de Lima’s views on the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor’s investigation into the situation in the Philippines involving alleged crimes against humanity committed during former president Rodrigo Duterte’s reign of…

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