Philippine President Aquino Sets Four-Day Japan Visit

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government has confirmed that President Benigno S. Aquino III will embark on a four-day state visit to Japan from...
Canada

Canada Pledges to Create 1 Million Jobs For People Affected by Pandemic

The Government of Canada has pledged to create a million jobs, with a focus on racialised Canadians, young people, and women who have been...

Philippine President Inaugurates Multi-Million Bridge in Isabela

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III today inaugurated the Php772.9-million (USD17.35 million) bridge in Barangay Lullutan, Ilagan City, Isabela province. In a...

Indonesia Ends Landslide Search Operation As 12 Bodies Recovered

Indonesian authorities have officially terminated its search operation in the landslide hit Sukabumi district in West Java Province on Sunday after the bodies of...

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...
NASA Covid-19

NASA Picks 8 Manufacturers for Covid-19 Ventilator

CALIFORNIA - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has picked eight US manufacturers from a list of 100 applicants to make a...

Jatropha (Tuba-Tuba) Downs 11 Kids in Antipolo

ANTIPOLO CITY, PHILIPPINES - Eleven children, aged six to 12, were hospitalized after eating the fruits of Jatropha, locally known as tuba-tuba in Antipolo...
RedHill Biopharma

RedHill Biopharma Completes Enrollment for COVID-19 U.S. Phase 2 Study with Opaganib

RedHill Biopharma Ltd (Nasdaq: RDHL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Phase 2 study with opaganib (Yeliva®, ABC294640) in patients hospitalized...

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...

Five Mountaineers Killed By Strong River Current in the Philippines

TARLAC, PHILIPPINES - A group of mountaineers who were trying to cross a river in sitio Baag in the village of San Pedro were...
Bahamas

The Islands Of The Bahamas Announces Updated Travel And Entry Protocols

The Islands of The Bahamas today announced streamlined entry protocols that will enable visitors to better and more seamlessly enjoy The Bahamas vacation experience. Effective...

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,...

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...

Bomb Scare Grips Philippine Mall Shoppers

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Shoppers in the Philippine capital of Manila have become cautious about getting into major malls following a text message allegedly sent...

5 Kids Drown in Pangasinan River

PANGASINAN, PHILIPPINES - Five kids were confirmed dead after drowning in a river in Barangay Hacienda, Bungallon, Pangasinan, authorities said. Police investigators said the kids...

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...

To Avoid Power Interruptions in Cebu, Public Urged Not To Fly Kites

CEBU CITY – The Visayan Electric Company (VECO), the power utility firm that serves Metro Cebu, has urged Cebuanos to refrain from flying kites...

ESCAPE Gravityplay, World’s Longest Inner Tube Water Slide, Opens in Malaysia

Sim Leisure Group Ltd, a theme park developer and operator based in Penang, Malaysia, announced that the world’s longest inner tube water slide and...

Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Noah Thomas Found Dead in Septic Tank

A gruesome discovery ended four days of search for a missing 5-year-old Virginia boy, after his body was found inside a septic tank near...

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...