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...

Boston Marathon Bombing’s Hero Cop Shot In Face, Now in Coma

Officer John Moynihan, the police officer who was hailed as a hero for his role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, is...

Philippine President Duterte Bans Use, Importation of E-cigarettes

MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a total ban of the use and importation of vapes as he ordered the arrest of...

4 Suspects in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Fled Malaysia – Police

Malaysian police trailing the whereabouts of the four North Korean suspects in the murder of Kim Jon Nam, the elder half-brother of North Korea's...

Fake Salt ‘Poisons’ Family in Southern Philippines

KORONADAL CITY, PHILIPPINES - Even as reports of fake rice continues to grip residents in some towns in Southern Philippines, authorities on Tuesday said...

Candies ‘Poison’ 200 Students in the Philippines

SURIGAO, PHILIPPINES - At least 200 students fell ill after eating durian and mangosteen-flavored candies in the province of Surigao del Sur, northern Philippines,...

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...

Philippines: British National Nabbed with 2 Minor Boys in Condo

CEBU CITY, Philippines - A 61-year-old British National was arrested by local authorities for keeping two minor boys - aged 5 and 15 -...
Covid-19

Doctors Call for a National Hi Fi Mask Initiative for Highly Infectious Variant

With record infections and the new threat of a highly infectious COVID variant, doctors are advocating for superior mask protection to lower the number...

Philippine Milk Tea Poisoning Update: Third Victim in Stable Condition

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Authorities said that the third person involved in the milk tea poisoning incident, which killed two persons, in Manila is now...

7 Drug Suspects Killed in Davao City Drug Raid

DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES - Authorities announced today that seven suspected drug pushers were killed during a shootout with police operatives in Davao City past...

FBI Confirms Death of Marwan, One of Southeast Asia’s Top Terrorists

Zulkifli Bin Hir, alias Marwan, one of Southeast Asia's notorious militants, was killed by Philippines troops in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, the US Federal Bureau of...

Philippines: Results of Licensure Exam for Teachers March 2022

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board for Professional Teachers (BPT) announced that 10,039 elementary teachers out of 20,567 examinees (48.81%) and 7,809...
Dinner Deals

How to Find Good Dinner Deals In Singapore

Are you looking for the best eats in Singapore at awesome discounts? Look no further than the Chope Deals Page. That’s where you can...

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...

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...

Malaysia Condemns Kenya Attack, Rejects Extremism In the Name of Islam

MALAYSIA - Malaysian Prime Minister Mohd Najib Tun Razak turned to Twitter to announce that Malaysia condemned the attack by militant group al-Shabag in...

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...

Philippine Congress Urged To Probe Random Balikbayan Box Check Policy

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Despite the decision of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to stop its policy on randomly inspecting balikbayan boxes sent home by...
Philippine GDP

BOC intensifies warehouse monitoring and cargo tracking

As part of the Bureau of Customs' (BOC) commitment to facilitate trade, the Bureau through the Assessment and Operations Coordinating Group's (AOCG) Import Assessment...