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5.8-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture, No Tsunami Warning Issued

TOKYO– An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8, today struck off Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).The temblor occurred at around 12:24 p.m. local time, at a latitude of 36.8 degrees north and a longitude of 1…

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Jolts Philippines

MANILA– An earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1, jolted Batangas province on the main Philippine island of Luzon today, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.The institute said, the quake, which occurred at 5:50 a.m. lo…

APEC Should Push For Strong Policies To Avert Future Crises: Thai Deputy PM

BANGKOK– Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister, Jurin Laksanavisit, called for enhanced efforts from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies, to respond to future crises and achieve better and more inclusive economic growth …