Evacuation Ordered As Mount Bulusan Continues to Spew Ashes

LEGAZPI CITY, PHILIPPINES - Authorities have ordered the evacuation of families living within the permanent danger zone around Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon as the...

Two Philippine Areas Under State of Clamity Due to El Niño

MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES - Two areas in North Cotabato have been placed under state of calamity due to the effects of the El Niño phenomenon,...

Mount Bulusan in the Philippines Spews Ashes; Volcanologists Fear Possible Explosion

LEGAZPI CITY, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) fears a possible magmatic eruption of Mount Bulusan following the phreatic or ash...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...
Russia Laos Nuclear Deal

Russia’s ROSATOM, Laos Energy and Mines Ministry Ink Nuclear Energy Deal

First Deputy CEO for Corporate Development and International Business of ROSATOM Kirill Komarov and Deputy Energy Minister of Laos Sinava Souphanouvong signed a memorandum...

Cebu Woman Yields P4.7-Million Illegal Drugs, Gun

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – A buy-bust operation resulted to the arrest of a suspected female drug courier and the seizure of at least P4.7-million (USD105,000)...