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,...
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...

Grenade Blast in Southern Philippines Hurts Three

COTABATO, PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were confirmed injured in a grenade explosion in a small village in Barangay Tomado, Aleosan, North Cotabato,...

China-bound Ship Seeks Philippine Help As Amok Kills Two Chinese Sailors

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Two Chinese sailors were killed Sunday inside a Liberian-registered Chinese cargo ship when one of the vessel's crew members allegedly ran...

Prepare to Sell your Home in Three Simple Steps

Buying a home is one thing, but selling it? That can be a different matter altogether. When you are in the process of buying...
US Marines

US, Philippine Troops Renovate Schools in Casiguran

PHILIPPINES - US Marines and Sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3d MEB) alongside their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts conducted...

Colorado Woman Accused of Cutting Baby From Womb Escapes Murder Charge

Prosecutors in Colorado have decided to junk the murder charge against a 34-year-old Colorado woman who was accused of cutting a baby from an...

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...

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...

Foreign Workers Killed In Singapore Fire Were Bangladeshi

SINGAPORE - Authorities here said the two foreign workers who died in a fire in a private residential unit along 88 Geylang Lorong 6...

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...

American Soldier Among 10 Killed in Kabul Military Base Attack

An US soldier was likely to be among those killed in an attack on an American military base in Kabul, Afghanistan, CNN and Fox...

Execution of Australian Bali Nine Members to Push Through, Indonesian Court Says

INDONESIA - Despite Australia's appeal for clemency for the planned executions of two Australian drug smugglers, who are members of the Bali Nine, an...

Earthquake rocks Bohol, Cebu in the Philippines; Tsunami Unlikely

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 4.7 magnitude earthquake rocked some parts of Bohol and Cebu early morning Monday, disrupting graduation rites in some schools...

Colombia Woman Faces 100 Years Prison Time for Cutting Fetus Off Pregnant’s Womb

She might have escaped being charged with murder but Dynel Lane is still charged in court for felonies that could get her at least...

Philippine Supreme Court Nullifies Tañon Strait Exploration Contract with Japex

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines has ruled as unconstitutional the contract that allowed the exploration, development and exploitation of...
Transport Strike

Philippines Prepares for Monday’s Transport Strike

Transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (PISTON) and other transport coalition said today there is no stopping the nationwide transport...

Philippines to Import Rice As El Niño Damages Rice Fields

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government is set to import rice from neighboring Asian countries to augment the country's buffer stock in preparation for...

140 More Filipinos Return To Philippines From Yemen

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - An additional 140 Filipino workers from Yemen have returned to the Philippines Saturday afternoon as part of the Philippine government's repatriation...