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...
Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit

US Embassy Hosts Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit in the Philippines

MANILA, The Philippines - The US Embassy in the Philippines convened 250 youth leaders representing all 10 ASEAN member states for a 5-day advanced...

Two Kids Killed in Cagayan Vehicular Accident

Two kids, aged 5 and 12, were killed when a car rammed into the motorcycle they were riding in in Gonzaga, Cagayan, Philippines. The...

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...

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...

Singapore Files Sedition Charges Against Filipino Nurse

SINGAPORE - Singapore authorities filed sedition charges against a Filipino nurse working in Singapore for his Facebook post that called Singaporean's "loosers". Ello Ed Mundsel...
Russia Laos Nuclear Deal

Russia’s ROSATOM, Laos Energy and Mines Ministry Ink Nuclear Energy Deal

First Deputy CEO for Corporate Development and International Business of ROSATOM Kirill Komarov and Deputy Energy Minister of Laos Sinava Souphanouvong signed a memorandum...

Chinese National Caught With 4 Kilos of Drugs At Cebu Airport

MACTAN, Cebu, Philippines - A female Chinese national that arrived from Hong Kong was arrested at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Wednesday morning for...

Activists Empower Yogyakarta Residents to Show Their True Colors and Reject Tobacco Industry Exploitation

Jakarta, Indonesia and New York, USA -- Global public health experts Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village,...

Philippine Bar Exam Results List of Passers November 2015

‪#‎BAR2015‬ COMPLETE LIST OF PASSERS: 1. ABAD, Leslie Glenne C 2. ABAD, Rachel Ann Katrina P 3. ABEL, Jhoanna Marie M 4. ABELARDO, Mark Joseph B 5. ABELLA, Sonny...

Malaysia-bound Illegal Ivory Shipment Seized in Australia

AUSTRALIA - Australian authorities have intercepted a shipment of 110-kilogram of ivory bound for Malaysia, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) said. The...

Milk Tea Stores Caught Selling Expired Ingredients in Davao, Philippines

DAVAO, PHILIPPINES - At least two milk tea sores in Davao City were caught allegedly selling expired milk tea ingredients just a few weeks...

Milk Tea Poisoning Isolated Case, Philippine Authorities Said

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine authorities conducting an investigation into the milk tea poisoning that killed two people last week said the case was isolated...

Philippine Bureau of Customs Chief John Sevilla Resigns

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Commissioner John Sevilla, the head of the Bureau of Customs in the Philippines, has tendered his resignation on Thursday, citing vague reasons...
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...

Update: Davao City Explosion Kills 10, Injures 60 People

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said the explosion that rocked Davao City Friday night has killed at least 10 persons and...

Family of Students Killed in South Korea’s Sewol Ferry Disaster to Get US$380,000 each

South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said the South Korean government has decided to compensate the families of of the 250 students and...

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...

Singapore Launches New Police Operations Command Center

SINGAPORE - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has officially launched the country's new Police Operations Command Center (POCC), which will serve as the...

100 Miners Killed in Myanmar’s Jade Mine Landslide

MYANMAR - At least 100 miners died while about 200 others were still missing following a landslide near a jade mine in the Katchin...