Personal loans in Singapore and what you should know about them?

Personal loans are a type of loan that are repaid in installments. That means a borrower can borrow a fixed amount of money and...

Family of Milk Tea Shop Owner Suspects Sabotage in Poisoning

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The family of the milk tea shop owner who was among the two people killed in an apparent poisoning claimed someone...

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...

New 7.3 Earthquake Hits Nepal; Kathmandu Residents in Panic

NEPAL - Residents in Nepal's capital city of Kathmandu went into panic Tuesday as a strong earthquake, measuring 7.3 in magnitude, struck the Nepal-Tibet...

Malaysia Passes Anti-Terror Law Days After Arrest of 17 Suspected Militants

MALAYSIA - It took more than 15 hours for Malaysian lawmakers to decide to pass the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) Bill, which...

Philippine Thunderstorm, Hail Storm Surprise Metro Manila Residents

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - In the middle of a hot Tuesday afternoon, a sudden downpour caused by a thunderstorm surprised residents in Metro Manila while...

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...

South Korea Accuses North of Firing Missiles Again

South Korean officials accused North Korea of test firing seven short-range missiles into the sea as the South Korea-US military drills is ongoing. A South...

Some Philippine Schools Suspend Classes Due to Typhoon Odette #WalangPasok

Here is a list of areas and schools where classes have been suspended for Friday, October 13, due to Tropical Storm Odette (Khanun). Abra -...
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...

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...

6 Stranded Filipino Nurses Return Home, Thank Saudi Official for Assistance

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Six Filipino nurses who have been stranded in Saudi Arabia for six months after their contracts have expired finally arrived in...

Five Children Among Dead in Texas Home Standoff

HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - A police stand-off in a Harris County home in Texas Saturday night resulted to the death of five children and...

Indonesia Sentences American Couple From Chicago for Mother’s Murder

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - An Indonesian court has sentenced to 10 years and 18 years in prison an American couple, from the state of Chicago,...

Mahathir Wants Sirul Azhar Umar to Reveal Mastermind in Murder of Mongolian Model

MALAYSIA - Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad urged authorities to allow Sirul Azhar Umar to reveal the mastermind in the murder of Mongolian...

Milk Tea Poisoning Isolated Case, Philippine Authorities Said

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine authorities conducting an investigation into the milk tea poisoning that killed two people last week said the case was isolated...

Canada, Philippines Vow to Strengthen Bilateral Ties

CANADA - The Philippines and Canada have pledged to further strengthen their bilateral relations during the state visit of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino...
Marawi Cash for Work

Cash for Work Project: 164 IDPs from Marawi City Receive Assistance

CEBU CITY - After the 10-day work offered by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Central Visayas to the internally displaced persons...

Girl, 10, Among Eight Persons Killed in Lanao Del Sur Ambush

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The number of fatalities in the ambush in Lumbacaya Unayan town in Lanao del Sur rose to eight after a 10-year-old...
J-Pop

Japan Extends J-pop Anime Singing Contest Deadline

In celebration of the Philippines-Japan Friendship Month this July, the Embassy of Japan, in cooperation with The Japan Foundation, Manila is inviting Filipino amateur...