Timor Leste President Jose Ramos Horta conferred Ordem de Timor, the highest honor award, to a Mindanao-based peacebuilder on Wednesday, June 22, for “his contribution to the struggle for national independence.”
Singapore is hosting on May 31 to June 3 the Asia Tech x Singapore (ATxSG) since reopening its border due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Philippine hero Hidilyn Diaz won a second straight weightlifting gold at the SEA Games on Friday, calling it a first step towards the defence of her Olympic crown at Paris 2024.
North Korea on Sunday reported 15 additional deaths from “fever”, days after officially confirming its first-ever COVID-19 cases and ordering nationwide lockdowns.
A global environmental health network and its members in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have criticized Australia’s continuing exportation of plastic waste that has been rebranded as refuse-derived fuel (RDF).