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...
World Food Programme

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...

To Avoid Power Interruptions in Cebu, Public Urged Not To Fly Kites

CEBU CITY – The Visayan Electric Company (VECO), the power utility firm that serves Metro Cebu, has urged Cebuanos to refrain from flying kites...

Georgia Shooting Kills 5; 8 Killed in Ohio

Five people were confirmed dead in two connected shootings on Friday night (Saturday morning in Asia) in Appling, Georgia, while eight members of a...
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...

Wenn Deramas, Box-Office Filipino Director, Dies of Cardiac Arrest

The Filipino showbiz industry woke up to a sad news that box-office Filipino director Wenn Deramas died due to cardiac arrest on Monday. He...

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...

Breaking News: Budapest, Hungary to Host 52nd International Eucharist Congress in 2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Pope Francis has announced during the closing mass for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in Cebu City that the...

Prepare to Sell your Home in Three Simple Steps

Buying a home is one thing, but selling it? That can be a different matter altogether. When you are in the process of buying...

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...

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...

Raid on ISIS Camp in Southern Philippines Kills 7

Seven alleged members of an ISI-inspired group were killed in a raid on what authorities said was an ISIS training camp in Sitio Sinapingan,...

Davao City Mayor Duterte Files COC for President

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has made official his pronouncement to run for president in the 2016 elections as he filed his certificate of...

Hong Kong’s Unemployment Rate Forecast to Rise 4.1 Percent in 2016

Unemployment rate in Hong Kong is forecast to potential increase to 4.1 percent from 3.5% as the city's economy is expected to continue to...

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...

Signal No 3 Up in Four Areas as Typhoon Lando (Koppu) Nears Land Fall...

PHILIPPINES - The Philippine provinces of Aurora, Quirino, Isabela and Polillo Island have been placed under storm warning signal number at typhoon Lando (international...

Five Mountaineers Killed By Strong River Current in the Philippines

TARLAC, PHILIPPINES - A group of mountaineers who were trying to cross a river in sitio Baag in the village of San Pedro were...

APEC Delegates in Cebu Well-Secured

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES – A local police official here said the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Cebu have so far been peaceful and...

Visiting Thai Prime Minister Lays Wreath at Rizal Monument in Philippines

The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand on Friday paid his respects to Filipino national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, by laying a...

Philippine Congress Urged To Probe Random Balikbayan Box Check Policy

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Despite the decision of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to stop its policy on randomly inspecting balikbayan boxes sent home by...