Abu Sayyaf

Hostaged Malaysian Seafarers Rescued from Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines

Two Malaysian seafarers were rescued from the hands of the Philippine terror group Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Pata, Sulu Thursday morning by the...
China Art

China Punishes Art Industry Violators

China's Ministry of Culture announced that it has punished eight enterprises for violating regulations in the art industry. The violations included trading for forged...
ATM Skimming

3 Romanians Suspected of ATM Skimming Arrested in the Philippines

CEBU CITY – Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) 7 arrested three Romanian nationals suspected of having involvement in the series of...
PDEA

Philippines: 13 Drug Suspects Escape PDEA Detention Cell

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) announced Sunday that 13 drug suspects have escaped from the agency's detention cell in Camp Olivas, San Fernando,...
Transport Strike

Philippines Prepares for Monday’s Transport Strike

Transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (PISTON) and other transport coalition said today there is no stopping the nationwide transport...

4 Suspects in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Fled Malaysia – Police

Malaysian police trailing the whereabouts of the four North Korean suspects in the murder of Kim Jon Nam, the elder half-brother of North Korea's...

6.7 Earthquake Rocks Surigao in Philippines; At Least 6 Dead

PHILIPPINES - At least six people were confirmed dead and more than 100 were injured when a magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocked Surigao City in...

Southern Philippines Massacre Kills 5

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Five people were killed while four others are severely injured when gunmen opened fire at them Thursday night in Barangay...

Bali, Indonesia Landslide Kills 7

INDONESIA - At least seven people died while four others were injured when landslides hit houses in Indonesia's Bali before midnight Thursday, the national...

Activists Empower Yogyakarta Residents to Show Their True Colors and Reject Tobacco Industry Exploitation

Jakarta, Indonesia and New York, USA -- Global public health experts Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village,...
Japan Radar Stations

Japan Turns Over Weather Radar Stations to the Philippines

Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa turned over Appari and Guian Radar Stations to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) for the Japan-funded...

Indonesian Terror Suspect, 14 Others Killed in Philippine Airstrikes

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines - An Indonesian terror suspect was among the 15 suspected terrorists killed in the latest operation launched by the Armed...

2 Kids Die in Philippines Explosion

BASILAN, Philippines - Two children, aged 2 and 5, reportedly died while three others are seriously injured in an explosion that rocked the village...

Thousands of Families Evacuated as Typhoon Nina (Nock-Ten) Makes Landfall in the Philippines

At least 16,000 families were evacuated in the Legazpi City, Albay on Chrismas Day as powerful Typhoon Nina (international name Nock-Ten) made landfall over...
Social Security Syste

Philippine Lawmakers Want Social Security Pension Increase in December

Pensioners in the Philippines are eagerly monitoring the development related to the increase in their Social Security System (SSS) pension after the House of...

Update: Davao City Explosion Kills 10, Injures 60 People

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said the explosion that rocked Davao City Friday night has killed at least 10 persons and...

Explosion Rocks Davao City

An explosion occurred at the Roxas Night Market in Davao City, the hometown of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, just outside the Ateneo de Davao...

Church Leader Tells Mass Goers Not To Play Pokemon Go

PHILIPPINES - Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has urged Catholics to avoid playing the popular game Pokemon Go during masses and instead focus their full...

Chinese National Caught With 4 Kilos of Drugs At Cebu Airport

MACTAN, Cebu, Philippines - A female Chinese national that arrived from Hong Kong was arrested at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Wednesday morning for...

Philippines Wins Arbitration Case Vs. China

“The Tribunal concluded that there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the...