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US, Philippine Troops Renovate Schools in Casiguran

PHILIPPINES - US Marines and Sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3d MEB) alongside their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts conducted...

Malaysia Passes Anti-Terror Law Days After Arrest of 17 Suspected Militants

MALAYSIA - It took more than 15 hours for Malaysian lawmakers to decide to pass the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) Bill, which...

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...

Church Leader Tells Mass Goers Not To Play Pokemon Go

PHILIPPINES - Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has urged Catholics to avoid playing the popular game Pokemon Go during masses and instead focus their full...

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...

Philippine President Duterte Bans Use, Importation of E-cigarettes

MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a total ban of the use and importation of vapes as he ordered the arrest of...

Five Kids Drown in Philippine 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...

5,800 Philippine Public Schools to Offer Senior High in 2016

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - After years of rigorous planning and consultations with education stakeholders, the Department of Education (DepEd) has identified and mapped more than...

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...

Economic Losses in Nepal Could Reach $2 Billion

NEPAL - As rescuers scramble against time to rescue those who are still trapped inside collapsed buildings in Nepal, economists said the massive earthquake...

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...

Bureau of Customs Stops Random Check on Balikbayan Boxes

MANILA - Following the directive from President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will no longer conduct random physical inspection on...

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...

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...

Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Noah Thomas Found Dead in Septic Tank

A gruesome discovery ended four days of search for a missing 5-year-old Virginia boy, after his body was found inside a septic tank near...

Source Said No Sign of Cyanide Found in Milk Tea Poisoning Victims’ Throat

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - An unofficial statement released by one of the doctors who checked on the bodies of the two persons who died after...

MH370 Search Area to Be Widened; Search To Take Another Year

MALAYSIA - The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be widened to 120,000 kilometers in the southern Indian Ocean if...

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...

Malaysia Detains 17 Militants, 2 Coming From Syria, Suspected of Plotting Terror Acts in...

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - The Malaysian police detained 17 suspected militants who were allegedly planning terror activities in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian...

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...