2 Kids Die in Philippines Explosion

BASILAN, Philippines - Two children, aged 2 and 5, reportedly died while three others are seriously injured in an explosion that rocked the village...

Grenade Blast in Southern Philippines Hurts Three

COTABATO, PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were confirmed injured in a grenade explosion in a small village in Barangay Tomado, Aleosan, North Cotabato,...

Families Living Near Cebu City Dumpsite Evacuated

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES – At least 71 families living close to the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill were immediately evacuated on Thursday after Cebu City Mayor...

Activists Empower Yogyakarta Residents to Show Their True Colors and Reject Tobacco Industry Exploitation

Jakarta, Indonesia and New York, USA -- Global public health experts Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village,...

Food Poisoning Downs 38 People in Misamis, Philippines

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES - At least 38 people belonging to eight families were rushed to the hospital after they were reportedly poisoned by the...

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...

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...

13 Filipinos Remain Missing after Taiwanese Fishing Vessel Sinks in Atlantic Ocean

Thirteen Filipino fishermen remained missing more than a month after the Taiwanese fishing vessel they boarded sank in the South Atlantic Ocean, authorities said...

Philippines to Import Rice As El Niño Damages Rice Fields

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government is set to import rice from neighboring Asian countries to augment the country's buffer stock in preparation for...

Two Foreign Workers Killed in Singapore Fire

SINGAPORE - Two foreign workers died while three others were injured when fire broke out in their rented apartment at 88 Lorong 6 Geylang...

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...

Canada, Philippines Vow to Strengthen Bilateral Ties

CANADA - The Philippines and Canada have pledged to further strengthen their bilateral relations during the state visit of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino...

Two Kids Killed in Cagayan Vehicular Accident

Two kids, aged 5 and 12, were killed when a car rammed into the motorcycle they were riding in in Gonzaga, Cagayan, Philippines. The...

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...

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...

Supreme Court Junks Petition of Dismissed PMA Cadet

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed with finality the petition filed by Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia in relation...

Two Dead as Super Typhoon Noul (Dodong) Displaces Thousands in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - At least two people were confirmed dead and more than 3,000 people fled their homes in northern Philippines as Super Typhoon...

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...

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,...

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...