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...

PH To Appeal to Indonesia To Commute Death Penalty of Filipina Convict

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Philippines said it will continue to appeal to Indonesia to commute the death...

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,...
USAID

USAID Distributes 3,200 Table Computers to Public Schools

BOHOL, Philippines — On December 1, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) distributed more than 3,200 tablet computers to Philippine Department of...
SM Prime

SM Prime Opens New Mall in Zamboanga City

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property developers in Southeast Asia, will open on Friday, November 27th, its first...

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...

Philippines: December 2020 Physician Licensure Exam Results Released by PRC

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 64 out of 96 passed the Physician Licensure Examination (For Completion) given by the Board of Medicine...

Malaysians Get Free Electric Bus Ride For Two Months in Bandar Sunway

MALAYSIA - Malaysian commuters will get to ride the electric bus at Bandar Sunway for free for two months, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri...

Is it Difficult for a Foreigner to Purchase Property in Thailand?

Overall, property laws and homeownership in Thailand has its peculiar specifics but is not so different from purchasing real estate in countries like the...

Initial Economic Impact of Nepal Earthquake Could Reach USD5 Billion

NEPAL – Nepal's devastating earthquake is expected to result to economic losses of as high as USD5 billion, more than double previous estimates of...

Philippine Coast Guard Rescues 31 from Boat that Capsized in Dapitan

ZAMBOANGA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) successfully rescued the 28 passengers and three crew of a small vessel that capsized in Barangay...

Indonesia’s Pindad Partners with Paramount Group on Armoured Vehicle Systems

Indonesia’s state-owned defence company PT Pindad has partnered with Paramount Group, the global aerospace and technology company, for the local development, industrialisation, and joint...

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...

Bomb Scare Grips Philippine Mall Shoppers

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Shoppers in the Philippine capital of Manila have become cautious about getting into major malls following a text message allegedly sent...

Philippine DFA To Close For Araw ng Kagitingan Holiday

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that all DFA satellite offices and regional consular offices in the country will...

Guide to Hire the Right Photo Booth in Singapore

Hiring a photobooth in Singapore can be challenging if not done properly. You will need to know the right steps of hiring the photo...

Principal Asset Brings Global Giving Chain Initiative to ASEAN

KUALA LUMPUR – Principal Asset Management Berhad Group announced that it is bringing the global Giving Chain initiative, a community-based Covid-19 relief efforts, to...

OIC Secretary General Expresses Support for Peace Process in Mindanao, Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani of Saudi Arabia expressed hope that the peace process...