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...

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...

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...

MH370 Search Area to Be Widened; Search To Take Another Year

MALAYSIA - The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be widened to 120,000 kilometers in the southern Indian Ocean if...

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...

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...
Zamboanga City

Diarrhea Outbreak Kills 14 in the Philippines

PHILIPPINES - At least 14 people, mostly children, have died due to diarrhea in Zamboanga City, southern Philippines, and the number of casualties continue...
Social Security Syste

Philippine Lawmakers Want Social Security Pension Increase in December

Pensioners in the Philippines are eagerly monitoring the development related to the increase in their Social Security System (SSS) pension after the House of...

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...

Philippine Coast Guard Rescues 31 from Boat that Capsized in Dapitan

ZAMBOANGA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) successfully rescued the 28 passengers and three crew of a small vessel that capsized in Barangay...

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...
Bariatric Surgery

How to Choose a Bariatric Surgeon

If you’ve ever watched the popular TV show called “My 600 Pound Life”, then you know that bariatric surgery is often the only hope...
Sorsogon Ambush

2 Cops Killed in Sorsogon Ambush

PHILIPPINES - Two police officers were killed and one civilian was injured in an ambush allegedly staged by armed group New People's Army (NPA)...

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...
Martial Law Duterte

Duterte Unlikely To Place Entire Philippines Under Martial Law – Defense Secretary

It is very unlikely for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to place the entire country under Martial Law despite the threat of a nationwide mass...
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...

Three Provinces Under Signal 3 As Powerful Typhoon Nears Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Three provinces in northern Philippines have been placed under storm signal No. 3 as typhoon "Dodong" (international name "Noul") moves closer...

Is it Difficult for a Foreigner to Purchase Property in Thailand?

Overall, property laws and homeownership in Thailand has its peculiar specifics but is not so different from purchasing real estate in countries like the...

Breaking News: Budapest, Hungary to Host 52nd International Eucharist Congress in 2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Pope Francis has announced during the closing mass for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in Cebu City that the...
ATM Skimming

3 Romanians Suspected of ATM Skimming Arrested in the Philippines

CEBU CITY – Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) 7 arrested three Romanian nationals suspected of having involvement in the series of...