With China in focus, Biden makes $150 million commitment to ASEAN leaders

The new financial commitment includes a $40 million investment in infrastructure to help decarbonize the region’s power supply, $60 million in maritime security, and $15 million in health funding to aid in early detection of COVID-19 and other respiratory pandemics WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Joe Biden opened a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders … Read more

‘Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness’ debuts to heroic $185 million

LOS ANGELES, USA – Doctor Strange and his questionably effective book of spells has summoned a blockbuster $185 million at North American movie theaters over the weekend, reaffirming the box office dominance of Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe after a shaker, pandemic-battered year for the franchise. The timeline-bending Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness represents … Read more

‘The Bad Guys’ topples ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ with $24 million debut

Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron, Anthony Ramos, Craig Robinson and Awkwafina lead the voice cast of ‘The Bad Guys’ LOS ANGELES, USA – Universal’s kid-friendly caper The Bad Guys pulled off a heist for the ages, capturing the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office. The animated comedy has collected $24 million from 4,009 North … Read more

Arsenal keen to make a move for 20 million euro rated Turkish forward

Arsenal are keen on making a move for Turkish forward Kerem Akturkoglu, but face competition from north London rivals Tottenham as well as Atletico Madrid and Lyon should they want to complete the signing. That is according to the Turkish media outlet Star.com, who claim that the Galatasaray attacker could be set to leave the … Read more

Chelsea join PSG and Manchester United in chase for 70 million rated striker

By Ben Browning Published: April 11, 2022 11:17 am Last Updated: April 11, 2022 11:23 am Chelsea, Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain are all thought to be leading the way for Benfica star Darwin Nunez ahead of a potential 70 million euro summer move for the Uruguayan. Nunez has shot to stardom this season, … Read more

NBI steps in as PhilHealth admits to bleeding P200 million a year in Northern Mindanao

PhilHealth suspends the accreditation of six hospitals in Northern Mindanao due to alleged fraudulent claims CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Northern Mindanao has started an investigation into suspected fraudulent health insurance claims that cost the Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) at least P200 million annually in the region … Read more

Inside ESPN’s $250 million spree that ended with Schefter, Woj

In a media world that is splintered with new challenges, ESPN still reigns in the middle of it all. While it does not go by the moniker “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” anymore, it continues to use its financial might to be at the top of the pack, be it the best games or the … Read more

Aston Villa ready to rekindle £60 million deal as contract negotiations stall

Aston Villa are reportedly ready to rekindle their interest in a potential club-record move for Leeds United by Kalvin Phillips, as contract negotiations at Elland Road have stalled. Phillips is under contract with Leeds until 2024, meaning that come the summer the Yorkshire side will have to cash in on their asset or extend his … Read more

27 million vaccine doses to expire in July, says Duterte adviser

Health Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje says the government plans to donate some of the expiring vaccines to countries MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s adviser for entrepreneurship said on Saturday, April 2, that around 27 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine will expire in July. “Time is of the essence. This is why I am calling it … Read more