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...

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...

Pope Francis Likely To Come to Cebu for International Eucharistic Congress in January

CEBU CITY - Pope Francis is likely to come to Cebu for the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) set in January, a reliable source who...

Five Children Among Dead in Texas Home Standoff

HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - A police stand-off in a Harris County home in Texas Saturday night resulted to the death of five children and...

Duterte: Philippines Has 3 Million Drug Addicts

DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES - Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, one of the early beats for the 2016 Presidential elections, revealed that the Philippines now...

Philippine Government Closely Monitoring Situation of OFWs in Taiwan

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government is closely monitoring the situation and condition of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Taiwan following the onslaught...

American Soldier Among 10 Killed in Kabul Military Base Attack

An US soldier was likely to be among those killed in an attack on an American military base in Kabul, Afghanistan, CNN and Fox...

No Fake Rice in the Philippines, NFA Assures

MANILA - The National Food Authority (NFA) has assured the public that no incident involving fake rice has been reported in the Philippines so...

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...

Debris Found on Indian Ocean Island Not Part of Missing Malaysia Airline Flight MH370

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - A Malaysian official announced on Sunday that the object recently found on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean...

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...

Smart Opens Online Registration for Clash of Clans Philippine Tournament

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Clash of Clans fans all over the Philippines may now gear up for their ultimate battle as wireless services leader Smart...

Qatar Pardons 12 Filipino Convicts

Twelve Filipinos, 11 men and a woman, who are languishing in the jails of Qatar will soon be going home to the Philippines after...

Cake, Ice Candy Down 400 Elementary Students in the Philippines

LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES - More than 400 students fell ill after allegedly eating sponge cake, locally known as "mamon", and ice candy provided to them...

7 Drug Suspects Killed in Davao City Drug Raid

DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES - Authorities announced today that seven suspected drug pushers were killed during a shootout with police operatives in Davao City past...

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...

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,...