Today: June 14, 2024
Today: June 14, 2024

A growing Filipino diaspora means plenty of celebration worldwide for Philippine Independence Day

Share This
Philippines Independence Day
June 11, 2024
TERRY TANG - AP

In the Philippines — where Spanish and later U.S. colonial rule persisted for nearly four centuries — June 12 is the real Independence Day. That date in 1898 was the pivotal moment when the island nation first made a bold move for autonomy.

Read More

Popular

Business|Economy|News

Demise of dollar's FX reserve omnipotence greatly exaggerated: McGeever

After two decades of the dollar's share of global foreign exchange reserves gradually eroding to less than 60%, economic, financial and geopolitical stars

Demise of dollar's FX reserve omnipotence greatly exaggerated: McGeever
Environment|News|Political

Can Mexico's Sheinbaum, a climate scientist, shake Lopez Obrador's oil legacy?

Mexico's President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum, an accomplished climate scientist, could struggle to fulfill her environmental pledges after she sailed to

Can Mexico's Sheinbaum, a climate scientist, shake Lopez Obrador's oil legacy?
Environment|News|Science

US Southwest sizzles under heat dome in an ominous prelude to summer

A massive high-pressure system known as a heat dome that has stalled over the U.S.

US Southwest sizzles under heat dome in an ominous prelude to summer
Business|Economy|News

Japan finance minister says forex intervention should be done in restrained manner

Japan's Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki said on Friday that foreign exchange intervention should be done in a restrained manner, after data suggested Tokyo tapped a vast pool of

Japan finance minister says forex intervention should be done in restrained manner
Business|Economy|News|World

Amid war, Putin looks east from Russia's window to Europe

Cut off from the West, Russia is pitching its $2 trillion economy to giants like China and Saudi Arabia and longer-term

Amid war, Putin looks east from Russia's window to Europe

Related

Arts|News

Vatican arrests ex-employee over sale of missing Bernini manuscript

Vatican arrests ex-employee over sale of missing Bernini manuscript
Economy|News

German central bank warns on inflation and cuts 2024 growth outlook

German central bank warns on inflation and cuts 2024 growth outlook
Business|Economy|News

"Eye-popping" May US payrolls jump may set back Fed ease

"Eye-popping" May US payrolls jump may set back Fed ease
News|Political|World

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa hails Russia's Putin as 'my dear friend' and ally

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa hails Russia's Putin as 'my dear friend' and ally