News from Manila, Philippines

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MANILA, Philippines –  Isang barker na umano’y sangkot sa droga ang pinagbabaril hanggang sa mapatay ng dalawang hindi pa nakikilalang salarin habang nagtata [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines –  Isang 30-anyos na buntis na itinuturing na big time supplier ng iligal na droga ang nadakip matapos makuha sa kanyang posesyon ang nas [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines –  Tinatayang aabot sa P.1 milyong halaga ng ari-arian ang naabo nang masunog ang siyam na commercial establishment sanhi umano ng napaba [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines –  Dinukot ng tatlong armadong lalaki, na nag­pakilalang mga pulis, ang pangulo ng isang kompanya na kapapanalo pa lamang sa sabong ng P4 [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines –  Isang tricycle driver ang nasawi habang tatlo ang nasugatan nang pagbabarilin ng riding in tandem habang nasa paradahan ng tricycle sa [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

New European research, published this week in the International Journal of Cancer, has added to the growing body of evidence that coffee can have a protective effect against prostate cancer.

Carried out by the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention – I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed, Italy, in collaboration with the Italian National Institute of [...]

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 8:02:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

Vice President Leni Robredoon Fridayurged international leaders and businessmen to include the poor in their efforts to bolster the economic progress of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) countries.

This as the Vice President noted that while the Asean is now moving towards becoming a big economic bloc, most [...]

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:55:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

President Rodrigo Duterteon Fridaywelcomed Indonesian President Joko Widodo at Malacaang as the latter started his state visit in the Philippines.

Widodo was received with a red-carpet welcome from Duterte and Cabinet officials at the Kalayaan grounds at 3:50 p.m.

After the welcome ceremony, Duterte and Widodo will hold a restricted [...]

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:52:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

“The Lion King” director Jon Favreau has found “Hakuna Matata” (solution) with his choices to voice Timon and Pumbaa.

ComediansSeth Rogen andBilly Eichnerare currently in talks to voice the amiable meerkat-warthog duo in the Disney movie reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Rogen and Eichner could join Donald Glover, who will voice [...]

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:50:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

Maria Sharapova hit back at Eugenie Bouchard’s “cheater” claims on Thursday, telling the Canadian that she is “way above” getting into a slanging match over her controversial comeback.

Bouchard, long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes, had attacked Sharapova over her return from a drugs ban and [...]

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:43:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines — Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha touched down on Manila soil Friday afternoon. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:29:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:12:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines — The foreign ministers of member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have expressed concern over the escalation [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:09:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines — Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Manila on Friday afternoon to attend the Association of South East Asian Nations sum [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 7:08:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines — A month after meeting President Rodrigo Duterte for the first time, Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Manila for th [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 6:55:00 AM, Continue reading at the source