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Philippines says China still guarding key shoal but Filipino fisherman back

30 October, 2016 | Hits:2192

MANILA – Philippine aerial surveillance showed Chinese coast guard ships were still guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, but they allowed Filipinos to fish “unmolested” for the first time in years, the defense secretary said Sunday. The return of Filipino fishermen to Scarborough Shoal, which China effectively seized in 2012, was “a most welcome development” because it brings back their key source of livelihood, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said. China granted access to the tiny, uninhabited shoal 123 nautical...

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US terror warning for Philippines region popular with Australian tourists

06 November, 2016 | Hits:2084

Bangkok: Terrorist groups are planning kidnappings on central Philippines islands popular with Australian tourists, including parts of the business and tourism hub of Cebu, the United States has warned. The warning - repeated by the Australia government on its smartraveller.gov.au website - comes only days after a report that South-east Asia is facing a growing risk of extremist violence, especially from the southern Philippines, where a handful of militant Islamist groups have sworn allegiance to Islamic State. The US warned foreigners to...

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Australia denies offering visa-free privilege to Filipinos

08 November, 2016 | Hits:2014

MANILA - The Australian Embassy in Manila has denied reports claiming that Filipinos can enter Australia visa-free beginning 2017.In a statement on their official website, the Embassy emphasized that Filipino visitors still need to apply for an Australian visa before being allowed entry."The Embassy is aware of a hoax/scam suggesting that visa-free options for Filipino nationals will be available from January 2017. This is a scam and potential travelers to Australia must have a valid Australian visa," it said.The article...

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Corruption 'alive and well' under Duterte: Poe

14 February, 2017 | Hits:1925

Trishia Billones, ABS-CBN NewsMANILA - The alleged bribery-extortion scandal that recently hit the Bureau of Immigration showed that corruption is "alive and well" under the Duterte administration, Senator Grace Poe said Tuesday. "Corruption is alive and well. Even under this administration, there are still people protecting each other’s friends and interests,” Poe, who lost to President Rodrigo Duterte in the 2016 elections, said in an ANC interview. The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee is investigating allegations that gambling tycoon Jack Lam, through his...

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Tour De Lombok Mandalika 2017 welcomes cyclists from 19 countries

19 April, 2017 | Hits:233

Twenty-one cycling teams from 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand and Spain arrived in Lombok to par...

Fil-Am Domingo definitely coming back to Philippines

15 April, 2017 | Hits:254

I'M COMING HOME. Lo Domingo will fly to the US to visit his family there, but will return to the Philippines to keep pla...

Pinoy contender hammers Mexican foe

06 April, 2017 | Hits:560

By Truth Esguerra, Correspondent LAS VEGAS -- Top Filipino boxing contender Mercito "NoMercy" Gesta defeated Gilberto G...

Fajardo takes home 4th All-Filipino Best Player award

03 March, 2017 | Hits:1127

June Mar Fajardo continues to etch his legend among the league’s greats.The ever-humble Cebuano giant rewrote the ...

College basketball: Filipino superstar Kobe Paras awaits his turn with Creighton

09 February, 2017 | Hits:1648

OMAHA, Neb. -- In his native country, media call Kobe Paras a "hoops sensation" and "wunderkind," and his family is know...

Simone Biles soars to AP Female Athlete of the Year

27 December, 2016 | Hits:1886

By Will Graves (Associated Press) | Updated December 27, 2016 - 10:12am 1 0 googleplus0 0 In this Aug. 7, 2016, file ph...

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3 die in California killing spree; shooter shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’

19 April, 2017 | Hits:251

LOS ANGELES, United States — A 39-year-old man went on a shooting spree in the central California town of Fresno o...

Trump signs ‘Buy American, Hire American’ order

19 April, 2017 | Hits:175

KENOSHA, United States — President Donald Trump moved Tuesday to make good on his emblematic pledge to “Buy ...

Facebook video killing: shooting footage sparks US hunt for suspect

17 April, 2017 | Hits:207

Police in the US are searching for a suspect who they said posted footage on Facebook of himself killing a man. In a sep...

Pence: US era of strategic patience with North Korea over

17 April, 2017 | Hits:257

US Vice-President Mike Pence has said his country's "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over.Mr Pence made t...

U.S. security adviser promises coordinated response in Afghanistan

16 April, 2017 | Hits:198

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser met Afghan officials in Kabul on Sunday and said the new adminis...

United Airlines passenger 'stung by scorpion' on flight

15 April, 2017 | Hits:260

A Canadian man says he was stung by a scorpion while travelling in business class on a United Airlines flight.Richard Be...

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