News from Manila, Philippines

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MANILA, Philippines – Isang 49-anyos na mangangalakal ng basura ang nama-tay nang makaladkad ng tren habang nagsusunog ng basura sa riles  sa Pandacan, Mayni [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Kapwa nasa kritikal na kondisyon ang isang konsehal na minsan nang dinakip dahil sa kasong murder at ang body guard nito  makaraang tam [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Iginiit kahapon ni Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim, na maghihigpit sila sa pagbibigay ng accre­­di [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Nagpahayag ng kagalakan si Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada sa pagiging consistent ng 10 negosyo sa lungsod at pananatili sa Top 10 Business [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Isang MK2 fragmenta­tion hand grenade ang su­mabog sa tabi ng isang Police Community Precinct makaraang ihagis ng isang motorcycle ride [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

SAN ANTONIO, NUEVA ECIJA—A retired military officer was killed in a gunfight with policemen during a raid at his home on Friday.

Edito Nisnisan, 62, a retired lieutenant colonel of the Philippine Army, allegedly fired at police officers who were serving a search warrant at his residence in Basangan St., San [...]

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 4:54:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

Security officials are still validating reports that 89 foreign terrorists are already in Mindanao, Malacaang said on Saturday.

“Authorities are still validating the report that 89 suspected foreign fighters are in Mindanao. They might have entered the Philippines via the backdoor or in other point of entries in Mindanao,” Presidential Spokesperson [...]

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 3:54:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis made it clear to Beijing that Washington’s position on the So [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017 3:53:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

At the start of Father’s Day weekend last Friday at the SM Mall of Asia, mallgoers were treated to an exciting new activity at the mall’s Atrium. The event space was transformed into “Chevy Central,” an interactive exhibit of some of the latest vehicles offered by Chevrolet, where dads and [...]

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 3:17:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

UNITED NATIONS — Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino urged all nations and the business community on Friday to ramp up financial support for victims of human trafficking, saying the services such funds provide “mean the difference between life and death.”

Sorvino, who has been a U.N. goodwill ambassador for the global fight [...]

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 3:07:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Saudi security forces said Saturday they disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque at Mecca, home to the holiest site in Islam, just as the fasting month of Ramadan concludes.

The Interior Ministry said it launched raids in Jiddah province, as well as two areas in Mecca [...]

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 3:06:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines –  The Australian government has deployed two spy planes in Mindanao to help the Philippine government in its ongoing campaign to liberat [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines –  The Commission on Audit (COA) has noted several irregularities in the procurement deal between the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
LANAO DEL SUR , Philippines  – Scholars will start watching today for the new moon to appear to mark the end of the month-long Islamic fasting season. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
ZAMBOANGA CITY , Philippines  – Government troops continued beating back the Islamic State-inspired Maute militants and uncovered two tunnels described as am [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source