Despite Usman’s Death, Charges Vs MILF Men in SAF 44 Clash to Continue

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government said members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who were deemed responsible for the death of 44...

Malaysia Busts Pakistan Drug Syndicate; 35 Kilograms of Heroin Seized in Desa Melawati

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities scored big in the fight against illegal drugs as police busted a Pakistani drug syndicate that tried to sneak...

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...

Explosion Rocks Davao City

An explosion occurred at the Roxas Night Market in Davao City, the hometown of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, just outside the Ateneo de Davao...
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World Food Programme Opens Disaster Response Center in Cebu

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) have jointly inaugurated the Visayas Disaster Response Centre...

5 People, Including 4 Kids, Die in Davao Ferry Sinking

DAVAO CITY, Philippines - Four children and a 63-year-old man died when the motorized outrigger boat they were boarding sank in the waters off...

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...
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...

Two Missing Korean Divers Found Alive At Sea

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES - Two of the three Korean divers who were reported missing after diving in the rough sea waters of Mactan Island...

Italy’s Supreme Court Clears Amanda Knox, Raffaele Sollecito of Murder

Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito can now walk free after Italy's supreme court ruled that the two were innocent in...

Philippine Teen Kills 85-Year-Old Grandma, Eats Her Heart

PHILIPPINES - Authorities remain puzzled at how a 19-year-old man killed her 85-year-old grandmother and reportedly ate her heart insider their house in Kabankalan...

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...

20 More Ugandan Women Sex Slaves Hiding in Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA - At least 20 more Ugandan women sex slaves are hiding in Kuala Lumpur to avoid being arrested by authorities or being hunted...

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...

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...

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...

5 Kids Drown in Pangasinan River

PANGASINAN, PHILIPPINES - Five kids were confirmed dead after drowning in a river in Barangay Hacienda, Bungallon, Pangasinan, authorities said. Police investigators said the kids...

Population of Japan Shrinks by 0.17 Percent in 2014

TOKYO, JAPAN - Japan's population shrunk by 0.17 percent, or by 215,000, to 127,083,000 as of 1 October 2014, government data released on Friday...

One of Three Missing Korean Divers in Cebu Found Dead

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – A 45-year-old Korean diver, who was one of the three divers who went missing last Sunday, was found dead near the...

Saudi Executes Filipino Worker for 2009 Murder

Saudi Arabia has executed a Filipino worker who was found guilty for the murder of his Sudanese landlord in 2009, the Philippine Department of...