Philippine President Turns Over USD68 Million For Public School Classrooms

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III led the turnover of Php3 billion (USD68 million) for the Department of Education's program that...

Espina To Stay as Philippine National Police OIC Until Replacement is Named

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina will remain Officer in Charge of the Philippine National Police...

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...

Food Poisoning Downs 38 People in Misamis, Philippines

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES - At least 38 people belonging to eight families were rushed to the hospital after they were reportedly poisoned by the...

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...

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...

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...

At Least 90 People To Be Charged for Mamasapano Clash

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - A report released by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the National Posecution Service (NPS) revealed that at least 90...

Families Living Near Cebu City Dumpsite Evacuated

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES – At least 71 families living close to the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill were immediately evacuated on Thursday after Cebu City Mayor...

Makati City Now Left With Just One Mayor As Peña Steps Down

MAKATI, PHILIPPINES - Makati City Mayor Junjun Binay can now heave a sigh of relief after Vice Mayor Romulo Peña agreed to step down...

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...

400 Families Left Homeless in Las Piñas Fire

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - At least 100 houses were destroyed, leaving 400 families homeless, when fire hit a densely-populated area in Longos, Zapote, Las Piñas...

Five Kids Drown in Philippine 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...

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...

Supreme Court Junks Petition of Dismissed PMA Cadet

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed with finality the petition filed by Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia in relation...

Janet Napoles Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Napoles has been found guilty of serious illegal detention and was sentenced to life imprisonment...

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...

Milk Tea Poisoning Isolated Case, Philippine Authorities Said

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine authorities conducting an investigation into the milk tea poisoning that killed two people last week said the case was isolated...

Van-Bus Collission Kills Five in Samar, Philippines

EASTERN SAMAR - At least five persons died while seven others were injured after a passenger bus collided with a passenger van Sunday night...

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...