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...
Benjarong

Thai Bar and Resto Benjarong Holds Soft Opening in Davao

Benjarong, the multi-awarded and globally-recognised Thai bar and restaurant that originated from Bangkok, will have its soft opening in Davao City on November 1,...

Philippines Raises Penalties on Certain Crimes

The Philippine Government released on 31 August Republic Act (R.A.) No. 10951 amending RA No. 3815 otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code (RPC). The...
JFAP Construction International School

Japan-backed International School To Rise in Mactan, Cebu

Mactan, Philippines - An international school is set to open in this tiny island south of the capital Manila through a joint venture with...
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...
Holey Moley

Singapore’s First Minigolf Bar – The All-in-One Mini Golf Course and Cocktail Bar

Holey Moley, the first mini golf club and bar in Singapore is set to open its doors in December 2018. Located at Clark Quay, where...
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,...

Philippine Coast Guard Conducts Inaugural Course at US-Funded Training Facility in Bulacan

In recognition of the extensive U S partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), US Ambassador Sung Kim visited the Balagtas Training Center to...
Marawi Cash for Work

Cash for Work Project: 164 IDPs from Marawi City Receive Assistance

CEBU CITY - After the 10-day work offered by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Central Visayas to the internally displaced persons...
ADB

Philippines Gets $400m Loan from ADB to Empower Youth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $400-million policy-based loan to the Philippines to reduce the number of out-of-school and unemployed youth, according...

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...
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...
ATM Skimming

3 Romanians Suspected of ATM Skimming Arrested in the Philippines

CEBU CITY – Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) 7 arrested three Romanian nationals suspected of having involvement in the series of...

Malaysia’s Jemilah Mahmood Wins ASEAN Prize 2019

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) awarded the ASEAN Prize 2019 to Dr. Jemilah Mahmood, an ardent community and humanitarian leader from Malaysia,...
Martial Law Duterte

Duterte Unlikely To Place Entire Philippines Under Martial Law – Defense Secretary

It is very unlikely for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to place the entire country under Martial Law despite the threat of a nationwide mass...

Typhoon Ursula Maintains Strength, Heads to Southern Masbate-Northeastern Panay

Typhoon Ursula maintains its strength as it heads towards Southern Masbate - Northeastern Panay in the Philippines on Christmas Eve, according to the weather...

2 Kids Die in Philippines Explosion

BASILAN, Philippines - Two children, aged 2 and 5, reportedly died while three others are seriously injured in an explosion that rocked the village...
Bariatric Surgery

How to Choose a Bariatric Surgeon

If you’ve ever watched the popular TV show called “My 600 Pound Life”, then you know that bariatric surgery is often the only hope...
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...

Philippines: Two Mindanao Quakes Kill 21, Hurt 432: NDRRMC

The two earthquakes that rattled Mindanao last week resulted in the death of 21 people and injury of 432 others, according to the latest...