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...

Philippine NBI Implements Online Clearance Application

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has officially launched its online registration, appointment and e-Payment system that seeks to ease the...

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...

Yearlong FBI Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest of Fresno Deputy Police Chief Keith Foster

A yearlong investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has led to the fall...

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...

Mahathir Wants Sirul Azhar Umar to Reveal Mastermind in Murder of Mongolian Model

MALAYSIA - Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad urged authorities to allow Sirul Azhar Umar to reveal the mastermind in the murder of Mongolian...

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...

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...

Liquor Tainted with Mosquito Repellent Kills 9 Indonesians

Nine Indonesians were killed after drinking alcohol mixed with energy drinks and mosquito repellent in Kota Prabumulih on Sumatra Island, Indonesia. What started as a...

6 Stranded Filipino Nurses Return Home, Thank Saudi Official for Assistance

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Six Filipino nurses who have been stranded in Saudi Arabia for six months after their contracts have expired finally arrived in...

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...

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...

FBI Confirms Death of Marwan, One of Southeast Asia’s Top Terrorists

Zulkifli Bin Hir, alias Marwan, one of Southeast Asia's notorious militants, was killed by Philippines troops in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, the US Federal Bureau of...

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...

Bus Falls Off Cliff in China; 35 Dead

BEIJING - At least 35 people were killed when the bus they boarded fell into a deep cliff in Shaanxi province, China, authorities said...

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...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Reshuffles Cabinet

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is reshuffling his cabinet and other appointed positions as part of continuing leadership renewal, the Prime Minister's...

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...

Meralco Announces Electricity Rate Increase in April

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine power utility firm Manila Electric Co (Meralco) announced that electricity rates in April went up by Php0.25 per kilowatthour (kWh)...

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...