Gold Processing Plant Owner, 2 others, Killed in Masbate Massacre

PHILIPPINES - A gold processing plant owner, his son and their family driver were killed in what police described as a massacre on Eastern...

Milk Tea Poisoning Kills 2 in Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Two peopled died while one remains in critical condition after drinking what authorities believed was contaminated milk tea in Sampaloc, Manila. Authorities...

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...

Families Living Near Cebu City Dumpsite Evacuated

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES – At least 71 families living close to the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill were immediately evacuated on Thursday after Cebu City Mayor...

Philippine President Aquino Opens New Hospital in Cebu

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, who is in Cebu for activities related to the Labor Day celebration, led the soft opening...

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...

California Man, Teenage Son Arrested for Murder in the Philippines

CEBU, PHILIPPINES - A 52-year-old American from California and his 17-year-old son were arrested in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu for their alleged involvement in a...

Bulgarian Hacker of Bill Gates’ ATM Arrested in the Philippines

QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced on Friday the arrest of a Bulgarian national who allegedly hacked several ATMs and...

Grenade Blast in Southern Philippines Hurts Three

COTABATO, PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were confirmed injured in a grenade explosion in a small village in Barangay Tomado, Aleosan, North Cotabato,...

Six-Year-Old Malaysian Girl Plunges to Death in Kuala Lumpur Mall

What started as a child's play turned tragic when a six-year-old died after falling from the second floor of a mall in Kuala Lumpur,...

One of Three Missing Korean Divers in Cebu Found Dead

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – A 45-year-old Korean diver, who was one of the three divers who went missing last Sunday, was found dead near the...

EU Lifts Warning Against Philippines on Illegal Fishing

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – The Philippines has been removed from the list of countries that the European Union (EU) has threatened with a trade ban...

Filipino Nurse in Singapore Faces Imprisonment for Facebook Post

SINGAPORE - A Filipino nurse working in Singapore faces three years imprisonment or a fine of SGD5,000, or both, if found guilty of sedition...

Call Center Agent Shot Dead in Cebu’s IT Park

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES - A 23-year-old call center agent died on the spot after he was shot by a still unidentified gunman inside Cebu's...

Bus-Van Collision Kills 3 in Lanao, Philippines

PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were killed while 13 others were injured when a passenger van collided with a passenger bus in Kauswagan,...

5,800 Philippine Public Schools to Offer Senior High in 2016

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - After years of rigorous planning and consultations with education stakeholders, the Department of Education (DepEd) has identified and mapped more than...

Two Dead as Super Typhoon Noul (Dodong) Displaces Thousands in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - At least two people were confirmed dead and more than 3,000 people fled their homes in northern Philippines as Super Typhoon...

Philippine Supreme Court Nullifies Tañon Strait Exploration Contract with Japex

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines has ruled as unconstitutional the contract that allowed the exploration, development and exploitation of...

Smart Opens Online Registration for Clash of Clans Philippine Tournament

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Clash of Clans fans all over the Philippines may now gear up for their ultimate battle as wireless services leader Smart...

Jatropha (Tuba-Tuba) Downs 11 Kids in Antipolo

ANTIPOLO CITY, PHILIPPINES - Eleven children, aged six to 12, were hospitalized after eating the fruits of Jatropha, locally known as tuba-tuba in Antipolo...