REUTERSKYIV – Kyiv and Moscow traded blame on Monday for the weekend shelling of Ukraine‘s Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex amid international alarm that their battle for control of the plant could trigger catastrophe.Calling any attack on a nuclear plant “suicidal”, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres demanded U.N. nuclear inspectors be given access to Zaporizhzhia, the largest complex of its kind in Europe.Russia‘s invading forces seized the southern Ukrainian region containing Zaporizhzhia in March, when the site was struck without damage to its ...

YASSINE KHALFALLI-UNSPLASHWASHINGTON – The US government on Monday approved the first Boeing Dreamliner for delivery since 2021, clearing the way for American Airlines to take possession, people briefed on the matter told Reuters.American Airlines said it expects to receive its first Boeing 787 delivery of the year as early as Wednesday and that the plane will enter commercial service in the coming weeks. The plane is its first 787 delivery since April 2021.Earlier on Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said ...

The factory output steadily grew in June, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Tuesday.The preliminary results of the Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries by the PSA showed that the manufacturing output, as measured by the volume of production index, grew by 2.4% year-on-year in June.This was higher than the revised 0.9% in May and significantly lower than 448.8% ...

The country’s merchandise trade deficit hit another record in June despite slowdowns in annual growth of imports and exports, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Tuesday.Preliminary data from the statistics agency showed imports grew by 26% annually to $12.487 billion in June. This was slower than the revised 30.2% in May and 42.4% in June 2021.The year-on-year increase of ...

Olivia Newton-John in Grease (1978). Singer Olivia Newton-John, who soared to the top of the world’s pop music charts in the 1970s and 1980s with such tunes as “I Honestly Love You” and “Physical” and starred in the hit movie musical Grease, died on Monday at age 73 at her home in Southern California.The death of the British-born, Australian-raised performer ...

DMITRY-BERDNYK/UNSPLASHMANILA – The Philippine economy expanded slower than expected in the second quarter, data showed on Tuesday, losing its momentum as red-hot inflation curbed consumer spending.The Southeast Asian country’s gross domestic product rose 7.4% in the June quarter from a year earlier, slower than the downwardly revised 8.2% growth in the previous quarter and the 8.6% growth forecast in a ...

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YCH Group, Asia’s leading supply chain and logistics provider has been in the business, serving world-class customers for more than sixty years. Supply Chain City© (SCC), YCH’s flagship facility in Singapore, was officially launched on Sept. 22, 2017 by Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong. Serving as Asia’s nexus for supply chain excellence, SCC is strategically located in the ...

Pag-IBIG Fund posted earnings of P20.48 billion in the first half of 2022, an impressive 27% increase compared to the same period last year, its top officials reported last Aug. 8.From January to June, Pag-IBIG Fund’s gross income reached P32.19 billion, while net income amounted to P20.48 billion. Compared to the same period last year, gross income grew 19% and ...

FRESH FISH are displayed at the Marikina public market, April 13. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ WALTER BOLLOZOSAGRICULTURAL production continued to contract for a second straight quarter, mainly due to lower crops and fisheries output, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Monday.PSA data showed the value of production in agriculture and fisheries at constant 2018 prices declined 0.6% in the April ...