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UAE says cloud seeding not behind rainy weather conditions

Inclement weather conditions persist in the UAE. Schools have been ordered to close and some are facing delays to transport services.   The weather agency in the UAE said that the rainy weather will continue until the end of the week.  The National Emergency Crisis...

DOH: PH polio cases climb to 7

The Department of Health confirmed three more cases of polio, which brings the total number of patients to seven since September. In a statement, the DOH identified the patients as a 2-year-old girl from Maguindanao, a 1-year-old boy from Cotabato City, and a...

LOOK: Some UAE roads closed due to flooding

Due to the heavy downpour, some major roads were closed on Wednesday. According to the Umm Al Quwain (UAQ) Police, all exits leading to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road were closed due to the floods. View this post on Instagram ‫أمطارالنخيل #رأس_الخيمة الآن‬...

LOOK: New helicopter joins Dubai Police fleet

A new AW139 helicopter will be included in the aviation fleet of the Dubai Police General HQ. This was the announcement of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during the Dubai Airshow...

Russia plans to build North Luzon-Manila railway

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Oct. 22, 19 | 4:04 pm

Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev has revealed Russia’s intention to help in the government’s infrastructure system.

“We are a railway superpower. We have a very efficient railway system,” Khovaev said.

The ambassador also expressed their intention to help construct a railway system that will connect Manila to North Luzon provinces.

“The Russia Railways, they are exploring the possibility of building railways to northern part of Luzon from Manila to Ilocos and to Cagayan,” Khovaev explained.

With this proposal the Russian ambassador believes this could help the traffic problem in Luzon.

In his latest state visit to Russia, President Rodrigo Duterte has invited investors to take part in the government’s infrastructure program.

“I invite you to participate in the massive Build, Build, Build infrastructure program, especially in transport and railway construction where Russia has high expertise,” Duterte said.

Russia Railways is a state-owned Russian company that operates more than 85,000 kilometers of railway in the northern country.

The Philippines is also working with China to create a massive railway system in the Southern part of the Philippines.

Aside from Russia, the Philippines is also working with China for a massive railway project, this time in the South.

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LOOK: Some UAE roads closed due to flooding

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