New England, Real Salt Lake seal MLS playoff berths

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Canadian winger Teal Bunbury’s goal in the 66th minute Sunday launched the New England Revolution into the Major League Soccer playoffs while Real Salt Lake joined the post-season parade by defeating Houston. Bunbury, whose Guyana-born father was a Canadian international, netted the pivotal goal and Argentine teammate Gustavo Bou added […]

Cabinet carries out comprehensive review of economic policy

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The Cabinet on Sunday carried out a comprehensive review of economic policy in financial, monetary, and commercial fields. During a weekly session chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis, the Cabinet discussed efforts for supporting the Syrian Pound and stabilizing the exchange rate, instructing the Central Bank of Syria to continue […]

‘Onyok’ brings rains over north Luzon, to leave PH Monday night

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Some provinces in northern Luzon will experience rainy weather as typhoon Onyok (international name ‘Mitag) slowed down as it continues to move over the Philippine Sea. In its 5 a.m. severe weather bulletin Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said ‘Onyok’ was spotted 180 kilometers northeast […]

Palace insists jeep modernization ‘long overdue’

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Malacañang said it will not ask major transport groups to cancel their planned nationwide transport strike today but insisted that the government’s public utility vehicle modernization program (PUVMP) is “long overdue”. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said despite the protest, the administration will push through with the planned PUVMP as it […]