Malaysia-bound Illegal Ivory Shipment Seized in Australia

AUSTRALIA - Australian authorities have intercepted a shipment of 110-kilogram of ivory bound for Malaysia, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) said. The...

Raid on ISIS Camp in Southern Philippines Kills 7

Seven alleged members of an ISI-inspired group were killed in a raid on what authorities said was an ISIS training camp in Sitio Sinapingan,...

On Labor Day, Philippine President Opens Modern Hospital in Cebu

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, who is in Cebu for activities related to the Labor Day celebration, led the soft opening...
China Art

China Punishes Art Industry Violators

China's Ministry of Culture announced that it has punished eight enterprises for violating regulations in the art industry. The violations included trading for forged...

Filipino Nurse in Singapore Faces Imprisonment for Facebook Post

SINGAPORE - A Filipino nurse working in Singapore faces three years imprisonment or a fine of SGD5,000, or both, if found guilty of sedition...

Philippines Wins Arbitration Case Vs. China

“The Tribunal concluded that there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indonesia Sentences American Couple From Chicago for Mother’s Murder

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - An Indonesian court has sentenced to 10 years and 18 years in prison an American couple, from the state of Chicago,...

Call Center Agent Shot Dead in Cebu’s IT Park

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES - A 23-year-old call center agent died on the spot after he was shot by a still unidentified gunman inside Cebu's...

Four-Year-Old Malaysian Girl Survives Seven-Floor Apartment Fall

MALAYSIA - In what others considered as a miracle, a four-year-old girl survived a potentially deadly seven-floor fall from an apartment building in Presint...

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...

Philippines Sending Team to Earthquake-Hit Nepal

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government is sending a team from the Philippine embassy in New Delhi to Nepal to address the needs of...
J-Pop

Japan Extends J-pop Anime Singing Contest Deadline

In celebration of the Philippines-Japan Friendship Month this July, the Embassy of Japan, in cooperation with The Japan Foundation, Manila is inviting Filipino amateur...

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...

Breaking News: Budapest, Hungary to Host 52nd International Eucharist Congress in 2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Pope Francis has announced during the closing mass for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in Cebu City that the...

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...

World’s Oldest Person Misao Okawa Dies After She Stopped Eating

The world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, died 10 days after she stopped eating, sources said. She was 117. Okawa, the world's oldest person according to...