Police in China's southern Guangdong province have detained several people, including two senior staff of a BP Plc joint venture, in connection with an investigation into suspected illicit fuel trading, three people said. The detentions come after Guangdong, China's largest fuel consuming province, launched in February an investigation into suspected illicit trading between 2018 and 2020 of light cycle oil (LCO), a refinery by-product widely used to blend into diesel, said one of the sources.
THE Cebu City Government is most likely to buy as its third vaccine of choice Covaxin, which the country's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Monday, April
Four drugmakers, including Johnson & Johnson, went on trial Monday over claims they helped fuel the deadly opioid epidemic in the United States through deceptive marketing that downplayed the risks of addiction.
AMATEUR star Kobe Paras has left the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons and is in the United States to look for better basketball opportunities.The son of PBA legend Benjie Paras still
China's internet companies have blocked users from sharing a lengthy article written by former Premier Wen Jiabao in tribute to his late mother, in an unexplained act of censorship against a senior member of the ruling Communist Party. The obituary-style article written by Wen about his mother, who died recently, appeared in a small weekly newspaper called the Macau Herald on Friday and was posted on a public account on Chinese chat app WeChat on Saturday, but was swiftly restricted. The heartfelt tribute includes details of Wen's mother's struggle during periods of upheaval in China, including the second Sino-Japanese War and the political purges of the Cultural Revolution.
Sources claimed that the actress has not renewed her contract with the Kapuso network
Thousands of Indians on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp have been in a frantic hunt for hospital beds, oxygen cylinders, and medicines.
US President Joe Biden's administration accuses China of genocide but reached a joint pledge to cooperate on climate. The White House is also working to arrange a summit with Russia, despite imposing harsh new sanctions.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expected to deliver his verdict on the European Super League on Tuesday after the widely condemned breakaway competition triggered threats of legal action and punitive measures.
Two bear cubs were spotted relaxing near a large snow pile in Wyoming’s Grand Tetons National Park on April 13.This footage, shot by Cindy Shaffer and compiled by Storyful, shows one cub sprawled on the icy mound while the other sniffs about and enjoys a scratch. The cubs’ mother can be seen close by.“This is grizzly bear tag number 610 and her three-year-old twins,” Shaffer told Storyful.Storyful could not independently verify the bears’ identities, but grizzly bear #610 does frequent the park, according to the National Park Service, and is an offspring of the famous grizzly bear #399. Credit: Cindy Shaffer via Storyful
Brazilian Gabriel Medina soared and spun his way to victory at the Rip Curl Narrabeen Classic in Sydney on Tuesday, unleashing an unmatched display of aerial surfing to send a message to his Olympic rivals three months out from the sport's Games debut. Young Floridian sensation Caroline Marks scored the third victory in her short World Championship Tour (WCT) career in the women's division, getting the best of fellow Olympic representative, Brazil's Tatiana Weston-Webb, in Tuesday's final. Two-time world champ Medina, looking supremely relaxed and confident with his new wife and new coach in his corner, overcame Californian Connor Coffin to streak to the top of WCT rankings.
Protesters marched in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 19, as the jury retired to deliberate in the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin, who was charged over the death of George Floyd.Video shared on Instagram by lavishmack shows a large crowd walking behind a banner, chanting “say his name” and “George Floyd.”Chauvin is charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty to all three charges. Credit: lavishmack via Storyful
Civil rights activists, including the Reverend Al Sharpton, pray with the family members of George Floyd during the closing statements of the Derek Chauvin trial. Former police officer Chauvin is being charged with the murder and manslaughter of Floyd, which sparked global protests against racial injustice and police brutality.
Around the graveyard, white body bags or coffins made out of cheap wood are carried around by people in blue or yellow protective suits and lowered into graves
Protesters marched in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 19, as the jury retired to deliberate in the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin, who was charged over the death of George Floyd.These videos uploaded by Brendan Gutenschwager show the crowds chanting and marching through streets in Minneapolis. Civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson also addresses the crowd.Chauvin has pled not guilty to all three of his charges: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful
San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau broke ice hockey legend Gordie Howe's record for the most appearances in NHL history on Monday, playing his 1,768th game in a 3-2 defeat to the Vegas Golden Knights.
SpaceX is preparing to carry four astronauts to a crowded International Space Station on Thursday, in the second routine mission since the United States resumed crewed space flight, and the first with a European.
When Haitian strongman Francois Duvalier died, his subjects had no choice on their next president -- his 19-year-old son took over. The vote to approve him as successor was officially 2,391,916 to zero.
Familiar names returning to the top of leaderboards, and a travelling American winning a return ticket home dominate AFP Sport's golf talking points this week:
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