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...

Indonesian Sufism rejects radical Islam

Certain aspects of an indigenous Sufi culture in Western Indonesia appear to protect it against radical Islamic ideology. Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - The Minangkabau people in...

20 More Ugandan Women Sex Slaves Hiding in Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA - At least 20 more Ugandan women sex slaves are hiding in Kuala Lumpur to avoid being arrested by authorities or being hunted...

OIC Secretary General Expresses Support for Peace Process in Mindanao, Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani of Saudi Arabia expressed hope that the peace process...

Hong Kong’s Unemployment Rate Forecast to Rise 4.1 Percent in 2016

Unemployment rate in Hong Kong is forecast to potential increase to 4.1 percent from 3.5% as the city's economy is expected to continue to...

7 Arizona Kids Saw How Their Father Stabbed Their Mother To Death

Authorities said seven children, aged 3 to 14, in Arizona witnessed how their father stabbed their mother to death insider their house following a...

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...

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...

Philippines Supports UN Disaster Awareness Initiatives

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government said it supports a United Nations (UN) initiative raising awareness on disasters to make vulnerable communities much safer. UN...

Food Poisoning Downs 38 People in Misamis, Philippines

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES - At least 38 people belonging to eight families were rushed to the hospital after they were reportedly poisoned by the...

Visiting Thai Prime Minister Lays Wreath at Rizal Monument in Philippines

The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand on Friday paid his respects to Filipino national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, by laying a...

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...

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,...

Philippine President to Personally Appeal Veloso’s Execution in Indonesia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed to personally appeal the case of Mary Jane Veloso, the 30-year-old Filipina who is in...

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...

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...

Malaysian Plantation Worker Believed To Be Eaten Alive By Crocodile

What started as a fishing trip of four friends turned tragic when one of the men, an oil palm plantation worker, suddenly went missing...

Include Native Language in Education System, Pandikar Amin Urges Policymakers

MALAYSIA - The call of Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin for the inclusion of native languages in the national educational system was hailed by...

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...

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,...