Cebu Woman Yields P4.7-Million Illegal Drugs, Gun

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – A buy-bust operation resulted to the arrest of a suspected female drug courier and the seizure of at least P4.7-million (USD105,000)...
Sorsogon Ambush

2 Cops Killed in Sorsogon Ambush

PHILIPPINES - Two police officers were killed and one civilian was injured in an ambush allegedly staged by armed group New People's Army (NPA)...

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...

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...

Pope Francis Likely To Come to Cebu for International Eucharistic Congress in January

CEBU CITY - Pope Francis is likely to come to Cebu for the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) set in January, a reliable source who...

Earthquake rocks Bohol, Cebu in the Philippines; Tsunami Unlikely

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 4.7 magnitude earthquake rocked some parts of Bohol and Cebu early morning Monday, disrupting graduation rites in some schools...

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...

Five Children Among Dead in Texas Home Standoff

HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - A police stand-off in a Harris County home in Texas Saturday night resulted to the death of five children and...