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...

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...

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...

Lazada Announces 3-Day Grand Christmas Sale

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Lazada Philippines (www.lazada.com.ph), the country’s leading one-stop online shopping and selling destination will culminate its Online Revolution sale in a 3-day...

Jatropha (Tuba-Tuba) Downs 11 Kids in Antipolo

ANTIPOLO CITY, PHILIPPINES - Eleven children, aged six to 12, were hospitalized after eating the fruits of Jatropha, locally known as tuba-tuba in Antipolo...

Landslide Warning Up as Typhoon Noul (Dodong) Lashes Northeast Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Authorities have implemented forced evacuations in some parts of northeast Philippines as Typhoon Noul, locally named Dodong, made landfall in the...

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...

Malaysia Passes Anti-Terror Law Days After Arrest of 17 Suspected Militants

MALAYSIA - It took more than 15 hours for Malaysian lawmakers to decide to pass the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) Bill, which...

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...

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...

Thousands of Families Evacuated as Typhoon Nina (Nock-Ten) Makes Landfall in the Philippines

At least 16,000 families were evacuated in the Legazpi City, Albay on Chrismas Day as powerful Typhoon Nina (international name Nock-Ten) made landfall over...

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...

Bulgarian Hacker of Bill Gates’ ATM Arrested in the Philippines

QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced on Friday the arrest of a Bulgarian national who allegedly hacked several ATMs and...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Reshuffles Cabinet

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is reshuffling his cabinet and other appointed positions as part of continuing leadership renewal, the Prime Minister's...

Bus-Van Collision Kills 3 in Lanao, Philippines

PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were killed while 13 others were injured when a passenger van collided with a passenger bus in Kauswagan,...

Three Minors Drown in Ilocos River on Black Saturday

PHILIPPINES - Three minors died in separate incidents of drowning in the rivers of Sigay and Tagudin Ilocos Sur on Black Saturday, authorities here...

Philippine President Inaugurates Multi-Million Bridge in Isabela

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III today inaugurated the Php772.9-million (USD17.35 million) bridge in Barangay Lullutan, Ilagan City, Isabela province. In a...

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...

Some Philippine Schools Suspend Classes Due to Typhoon Odette #WalangPasok

Here is a list of areas and schools where classes have been suspended for Friday, October 13, due to Tropical Storm Odette (Khanun). Abra -...

Philippine President Aquino Sets Four-Day Japan Visit

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government has confirmed that President Benigno S. Aquino III will embark on a four-day state visit to Japan from...