Zamboanga Fire Kills 3 Persons

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Three people were killed when a fire broke out in Purok Amelita, Barangay Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay early dawn...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Reshuffles Cabinet

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is reshuffling his cabinet and other appointed positions as part of continuing leadership renewal, the Prime Minister's...

18 Garment Workers Killed in Cambodia Road Crash

CAMBODIA - A speeding bus collided with van loaded with garment workers in Svay Rieng Tuesday morning, killing at least 18 garment workers and...

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...

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...

Gov Jerry Brown Inks US$1-Billion Fund to Address California’s Record Breaking Drought

California Governor Jerry Brown signed on Friday and emergency legislation that speeds up the released of over US$1 billion in funding that will be...

Philippine DFA To Close For Araw ng Kagitingan Holiday

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that all DFA satellite offices and regional consular offices in the country will...

Philippines Will Not Give Up Sabah to Malaysia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has denied reports that the Philippine government will surrender its Sabah claims in exchange for a...

Raid on ISIS Camp in Southern Philippines Kills 7

Seven alleged members of an ISI-inspired group were killed in a raid on what authorities said was an ISIS training camp in Sitio Sinapingan,...

Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters Founder Umbra Kato is Dead

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is checking on reports that Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) founder Ustadz Ameril Umbra...

Laude Family Seeks Live Coverage of US Marine Pemberton’s Philippine Murder Trial

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The murder trial involving US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, the prime suspect in the death of transgender Jeffrey...

Liquor Tainted with Mosquito Repellent Kills 9 Indonesians

Nine Indonesians were killed after drinking alcohol mixed with energy drinks and mosquito repellent in Kota Prabumulih on Sumatra Island, Indonesia. What started as a...

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...
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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...

ACT invites the world to participate in helping Lombok’s earthquake victims

JAKARTA - (ACN Newswire) - Two devastating earthquakes struck Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The first quake, which struck on Sunday, July 29 and reported at a...

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...

One Dead, Israeli Girl Missing As Thai Ferry Burns, Sinks On Its Way To...

BANGKOK, THAILAND - One passenger died while a 12-year-old was still missing as a tourist boat in Thailand caught fire, causing it to sink...

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...

Two Missing Korean Divers Found Alive At Sea

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES - Two of the three Korean divers who were reported missing after diving in the rough sea waters of Mactan Island...

Source Said No Sign of Cyanide Found in Milk Tea Poisoning Victims’ Throat

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - An unofficial statement released by one of the doctors who checked on the bodies of the two persons who died after...