Tensions high after US air attack kills top Iran general

BAGHDAD—The United States Embassy in Baghdad urged American citizens in Iraq on Friday to “depart immediately” for fear of fallout from a US strike on Baghdad’s international airport that killed top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. Carried out without consulting US lawmakers, the attack that killed Soleimani, head of Iran’s elite Quds Force and architect of […]

It’s a go for Baguio redevelopment

IN THE OFFING The Burnham Park in Baguio City will undergo rehabilitation as the local government bats for a major overhaul of public infrastructure and popular tourist spots. —EV ESPIRITU BAGUIO CITY—Barely six months in office, Mayor Benjamin Magalong bared on Thursday redevelopment projects for Baguio for 2020 that would include a cable car system […]

Mothballed Cotabato airport gets new lease on life

RISING The opening of M’lang airport in Cotabato province is seen to improve the regional economy and increase tourist arrivals. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO KIDAPAWAN CITY—President Duterte has given a new lease on life to plans for the operation of Central Mindanao Airport in M’lang town, Cotabato pro­vince, a key facility for econo­mic development in the region. […]

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