Source Said No Sign of Cyanide Found in Milk Tea Poisoning Victims’ Throat

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - An unofficial statement released by one of the doctors who checked on the bodies of the two persons who died after...

Philippine President Aquino Lauds Fewer Labor Strikes Under His Term

CEBU, Philippines - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said his administration did well in solving labor disputes in the country, saying saying only 12...

One Dead, Israeli Girl Missing As Thai Ferry Burns, Sinks On Its Way To...

BANGKOK, THAILAND - One passenger died while a 12-year-old was still missing as a tourist boat in Thailand caught fire, causing it to sink...

Two Dead as Super Typhoon Noul (Dodong) Displaces Thousands in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - At least two people were confirmed dead and more than 3,000 people fled their homes in northern Philippines as Super Typhoon...

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...

Zamboanga Fire Kills 3 Persons

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Three people were killed when a fire broke out in Purok Amelita, Barangay Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay early dawn...

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...

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...

Foreigner Involved in Major Credit Card Fraud Entered Sabah Sans Immigration Check

MALAYSIA - The arrest of a Swedish man, who was jailed in Thailand for major credit card fraud, again resurrects the issue on immigration...

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...

Cavite Bettor Wins P17.5-Million Philippine 6/49 Superlotto Jackpot

CAVITE, PHILIPPINES - Somebody's dream to become a multi-millionaire is coming true after a bettor in Cavite hit the Super Lotto 6/49 jackpot on...

Girl, 10, Among Eight Persons Killed in Lanao Del Sur Ambush

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The number of fatalities in the ambush in Lumbacaya Unayan town in Lanao del Sur rose to eight after a 10-year-old...

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Rocks Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, Philippines - A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocked the province of Ilocos Norte Wednesday noon, two days after an earthquake of almost similar...

Smart Opens Online Registration for Clash of Clans Philippine Tournament

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Clash of Clans fans all over the Philippines may now gear up for their ultimate battle as wireless services leader Smart...

Philippine Milk Tea Poisoning Update: Third Victim in Stable Condition

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Authorities said that the third person involved in the milk tea poisoning incident, which killed two persons, in Manila is now...

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...

140 More Filipinos Return To Philippines From Yemen

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - An additional 140 Filipino workers from Yemen have returned to the Philippines Saturday afternoon as part of the Philippine government's repatriation...

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...

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...

Thailand’s Martial Law May Be Lifted Soon But Groups Express Concern

BANGKOK - Thailand's martial law, which was imposed since May 2014 to control violent street protests in the capital, may be lifted soon, but...