USAID partners with 3 groups to train, employ 1,000 Filipino youth

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) signed a Php37-million ($740,000) partnership with the Philippine Cable and Telecommunications Association Inc. (PCTA) and canned goods producer Permex train and employ more than 1,000 unemployed and out-of-school youth in the CALABARZON region and Zamboanga City.… Read More USAID partners with 3 groups to train, employ 1,000 Filipino youth

Riots in Washington, D.C. spread to other US states

ANKARA US President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Kansas Statehouse and the Georgia Capitol on Wednesday after breaching the Capitol building. Read: Biden denounces ‘extremist’ Trumpsters in Capitol Protestors were moving inside the first floor of Topeka’s capitol rotunda, FOX4 News reported, citing eyewitnesses. Capitol police took their place in the building and protestors are remaining… Read More Riots in Washington, D.C. spread to other US states

US lawmakers urge Facebook to remove anti-Islam content

By Muslimedia.PH Facebook appears ‘to lack the will necessary to effectively address hate and violence targeting Muslims,’ say lawmakers WASHINGTON A group of 30 lawmakers in the United States urged Facebook on Tuesday to remove anti-Muslim content on the social media platform, saying it is “dangerous” and “deadly.” Led by Democratic congresswoman Debbie Dingell, the… Read More US lawmakers urge Facebook to remove anti-Islam content

U.S. commits P875-M for HIV-AIDS prevention, treatment in PH

By Ali G. Macabalang In observance of World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, the U.S. Embassy in Manila announced the launch of a new President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-funded program starting this month. “Through PEPFAR, the U.S. government has committed more than P875 million ($18.2 million) over two years for U.S.-Philippines bilateral efforts, with… Read More U.S. commits P875-M for HIV-AIDS prevention, treatment in PH

US, PH ink new P10.5B deal on Economic Development

By ALI G. MACABALANG The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Finance (DOF) of the Philippines signed recently a new five-year bilateral assistance agreement worth 10.5-billion pesos or $213 million to boost the country’s economic development and growth, the U.S. embassy announced. This agreement enables USAID and the Philippines to… Read More US, PH ink new P10.5B deal on Economic Development