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...

Qatar Pardons 12 Filipino Convicts

Twelve Filipinos, 11 men and a woman, who are languishing in the jails of Qatar will soon be going home to the Philippines after...
Holey Moley

Singapore’s First Minigolf Bar – The All-in-One Mini Golf Course and Cocktail Bar

Holey Moley, the first mini golf club and bar in Singapore is set to open its doors in December 2018. Located at Clark Quay, where...

Indonesian Terror Suspect, 14 Others Killed in Philippine Airstrikes

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines - An Indonesian terror suspect was among the 15 suspected terrorists killed in the latest operation launched by the Armed...
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...

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...

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,...

13 Filipinos Remain Missing after Taiwanese Fishing Vessel Sinks in Atlantic Ocean

Thirteen Filipino fishermen remained missing more than a month after the Taiwanese fishing vessel they boarded sank in the South Atlantic Ocean, authorities said...

Malaysia Busts Pakistan Drug Syndicate; 35 Kilograms of Heroin Seized in Desa Melawati

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities scored big in the fight against illegal drugs as police busted a Pakistani drug syndicate that tried to sneak...
PDEA

Philippines: 13 Drug Suspects Escape PDEA Detention Cell

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) announced Sunday that 13 drug suspects have escaped from the agency's detention cell in Camp Olivas, San Fernando,...

500 People Left Homeless in Semporma Malaysia Fire

MALAYSIA - At least 500 people were rendered homeless after fire destroyed 50 wooden houses at Kampung Bangau-Bangau water settlement in Semporna Saturday morning,...

Goverment Urges 458 Filipinos Still in Yemen to Return to the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Philippines said there are still an estimated 458 Filipinos in Yemen despite the...

Former Philippine Senator Lacson Announces Intention to Run for President

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Former Senator and Philippine National Police Director Panfilo Lacson announced intention to run for president in the coming 2016 Presidential elections. However,...

Philippine Government Announces New Appointments

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government announced new appointments of President Benigno Aquino III to various diplomatic and government posts. The new appointess are: Hon. Amable...

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...

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...

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...

Terror Group Plots Kidnapping of Manny Pacquiao

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has revealed the alleged attempt to kidnap Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao or one of his children by the...

Population of Japan Shrinks by 0.17 Percent in 2014

TOKYO, JAPAN - Japan's population shrunk by 0.17 percent, or by 215,000, to 127,083,000 as of 1 October 2014, government data released on Friday...
USAID

USAID Distributes 3,200 Table Computers to Public Schools

BOHOL, Philippines — On December 1, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) distributed more than 3,200 tablet computers to Philippine Department of...