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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Makati City Now Left With Just One Mayor As Peña Steps Down

MAKATI, PHILIPPINES - Makati City Mayor Junjun Binay can now heave a sigh of relief after Vice Mayor Romulo Peña agreed to step down...

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...

Van-Bus Collission Kills Five in Samar, Philippines

EASTERN SAMAR - At least five persons died while seven others were injured after a passenger bus collided with a passenger van Sunday night...

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...

Candies ‘Poison’ 200 Students in the Philippines

SURIGAO, PHILIPPINES - At least 200 students fell ill after eating durian and mangosteen-flavored candies in the province of Surigao del Sur, northern Philippines,...

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...

Fake Salt ‘Poisons’ Family in Southern Philippines

KORONADAL CITY, PHILIPPINES - Even as reports of fake rice continues to grip residents in some towns in Southern Philippines, authorities on Tuesday said...

Philippine DFA To Close For Araw ng Kagitingan Holiday

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that all DFA satellite offices and regional consular offices in the country will...

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...

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...

400 Families Left Homeless in Las Piñas Fire

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - At least 100 houses were destroyed, leaving 400 families homeless, when fire hit a densely-populated area in Longos, Zapote, Las Piñas...

Malaysians Get Free Electric Bus Ride For Two Months in Bandar Sunway

MALAYSIA - Malaysian commuters will get to ride the electric bus at Bandar Sunway for free for two months, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri...

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...

Philippine Government Satisfaction Rating Hits Lowest Level in March

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The latest survey conducted by Social Weather Stations showed that the net satisfaction rating of the administration of Philippine President Benigno...

Meralco Gets Approval to Roll Out Prepaid Electricity Billing

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Electricity consumers in the Philippine capital will soon have control over their power bills as the Manila Electric Co (Meralco) is...