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How Facebook regulates the wild west of political ads

By Barbara Ortutay & Mae Anderson | The Associated Press NEW YORK—With less than three months to go before the midterm elections, Facebook is enforcing...

Analysis: Trump tariff threats unlikely to yield trade deals

By Christoper Rugaber & Paul Wiseman | The Associated Press WASHINGTON—With President Donald Trump intensifying his rift with US trading partners, economists are growing more...

China, Russia and Iran ramp up economic spying on US

By Deb Riechmann | The Associated Press WASHINGTON—A Chinese cyberespionage group called APT10 relentlessly attacks US engineering, telecom and aerospace industries. Russian hackers last year...

The 3 magnitudes of first-rate customer service in a business

An international research done by RedAlkemi, an organization that does web development and Internet marketing, suggests that 60 percent of organizations consider customer service...

Listen, first: Attend to complaints and pitch later

Is there anything more exasperating than telling someone what you want or what your problem is, and then knowing that the person hasn’t been...

Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

By Sally Ho | The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had...

A Thai cave, an extraordinary tale and a captivated world In...

  We have barely a hint of what the past 18 days were like for the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach. But...

PPA sets sights on infra build-up as it marks its 44th...

Marking its 44th anniversary today, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is making a big investment in terms of port infrastructure in its bid to...

Life in Trump Cabinet: perks, pestering, power, putdowns

By Jonathan Lemire, Catherine Lucey & Zeke Miller | The Associated Press WASHINGTON—Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross came in for an Oval Office tongue-lashing after he...

Can one man do it all? Turkey is about to find...

By Zeynep Bilginsoy | The Associated Press ISTANBUL—Days before his victory in last weekend’s elections, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unveiled his plans for a...

Where do kids split from parents go?

By Astrid Galvan | The Associated Press PHOENIX—The Trump administration has not figured out a way to reunite families separated by a new zero-tolerance policy...

US has split up families throughout its history

By Russell Contreras | The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico—Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice...

Manila inches closer to reviving its glory days

IN 2013, Joseph Ejercito Estrada was enjoying his blissful retirement from politics and public service and was content in relaxing tasks of caring for...

Manila’s Renaissance

As Manila celebrates its 446th anniversary, Filipinos are being reminded again why the the historically and commercially rich city has been the capital of...

How big is gig economy?

By Christopher Rugaber | The Associated Press WASHINGTON—Look around, and it seems more Americans are working outside traditional full-time jobs—whether as freelance graphic designers or...

Honoring the dads away from home

THAT TIME of the year has come again, wherein we celebrate the lives of the pillars of our homes—our dads. Our fathers are in...

Wanted: Perfect Father

Several scientific studies on fatherhood reveal that fathers are important for a child’s development. Children with involved fathers are less likely to break the...

Pancho Piano: Enriching Local Art Culture

There’s an acclaimed visual artist who has put the Bicolano culture in the spotlight for 35 years through his art works. Over the course...

Once-drab Warsaw changed by wealth into booming modern city

By Vanessa Gera | The Associated Press WARSAW, Poland—Warsaw, a city of Old World charm that was turned to rubble and ash by Nazi Germany,...

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

By Desmond Butler & Tom LoBianco | The Associated Press WASHINGTON—After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a...