Philippines

Duterte Praises Police After 57 Killed in Drug War Raids

Philippine police killed at least 57 people over two nights in a series of frenzied raids against suspected drug dealers that began Tuesday.<p>Police …

Davao City

Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 60 killed in three days

MANILA (Reuters) - Police killed at least 28 people overnight in a crackdown in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week in an intensification of President Rodrigo Duterte's fierce war on drugs and crime.<p>The killings across Manila …

Manila

Philippine police kill 25 more after Duterte's death call

MANILA: Police in the Philippine capital shot dead 25 drug suspects in another round of anti-drug raids, authorities said Thursday (Aug 17), as they …

Manila

At least 14 suspected druggies, criminals killed in 3 Metro cities

At least 14 people believed to be involved in drugs and other crimes have been killed in police operations in Metro Manila before midnight Friday.The …

Manila

PH eligible for US dev’t grant in 2018

Given the closer ties between Manila and Washington due to the friendship of Presidents Duterte and Donald Trump, the US government’s Millennium …

Rodrigo Duterte

Human rights group slams Philippines president Duterte's threat to kill them

‘If they are obstructing justice, you shoot them,’ Rodrigo Duterte tells police officers of activists opposed to his drugs war<p>Human Rights Watch has denounced a call by Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte for police to shoot rights activists who get in the way of his bloody drug war.<p>Duterte should …

Rodrigo Duterte

Uber's Philippine suspension: What we know

MANILA - Ride-sharing app Uber faces a month-long suspension in the Philippines, in its latest run-in with authorities around the world.<p>Uber, the …

Manila

Philippines Courts China, Japan for $135 Billion Power Push

The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte’s government is …

South China Sea

Semirara ventures into electricity retailing

A unit of Consunji group-led Semirara Mining and Power Corp. is set to enter the retail electricity market, which is seen to offer ample …

South-east Asia

Cops KILL ‘Pistol-packing’ GRADE 11 kid

Kian “Ian” Loyd delos Santos, a Grade 11 student from Our Lady of Mount Carmel school in Caloocan City, could not even sleep alone because he was …

South-east Asia

7 Day Tours from Manila Under P1000

Traveling is arguably one of the most preferred methods in relieving stress; the desire to step out of our busy work schedules and go on a short trip …

Manila

Protect yourself from the visible signs of aging with this luxe skincare range

If it means getting wiser by the day, growing old is fine. But having wrinkles and tired skin aren't. Those days we spent working long hours in the …

Skin Care

Search for owner of lost llama allows netizens to make puns

Police had to handle a lost-and-found situation that was only slightly different from the usual. On Aug. 10, police in Granby, Connecticut, they …

Bette Midler

Shrimp and Noodle Stir-Fry Recipe

IMAGE Michael Angelo Chua<p>There is nothing quicker to prep and cook than a stir-fry on a weeknight! Both shrimp and noodles cook quickly over high …

Recipes

Two arrested over Barcelona attack not the van drivers - police

MADRID - Two men arrested after a van attack in Barcelona which killed at least 13 people on Thursday were connected to the incident but neither was …

Terrorism

Video shows white couple in Stockton yelling bigoted insults at Filipino

STOCKTON, California -- A white same-sex couple was recently caught on camera yelling bigoted remarks at a Filipino man who burped in a supermarket …

South-east Asia

A new timepiece that’s sweet but strong

For Alexander Bennouna, CEO of the Watch Division of Victorinox, the recently launched watch line for ladies---the I.N.O.X. Titanium Sky High Limited …

South-east Asia

Why Being 'Just Friends' With Your Ex Is Not Always a Good Idea

It broke my heart to see a friend crying over a guy she dated. It was a short four months, but she clearly loved him. “We’re friends, but it still …

South-east Asia

Philippine economy surges, defies concerns

The Philippine economy grew by 6.5 percent in the three months to June, likely one of the fastest in Asia, the government said Thursday, defying …

Rodrigo Duterte

13 dead in Barcelona van carnage, ‘terrorists’ killed in another incident

A van driver ploughed into crowds of pedestrians on Barcelona's most popular street in broad daylight on Thursday, killing 13 people in an attack …

Terrorism

Former Scientologist Leah Remini says Tom Cruise hiding different persona behind mask

The actress who renounced Scientology said of Cruise: "There's the person behind the mask who is a completely different person."The post Former …

Hollywood

Kris Aquino confirmed to join 'Crazy Rich Asians' cast

MANILA - Kevin Kwan, author of the book “Crazy Rich Asians,” on Friday laid to rest rumors that Kris Aquino would play a role in the book's Hollywood …

South-east Asia

Spec Check: Wide-body vans - Feature Stories

Anton Andres / Manufacturer Press, AutoIndustriya.com | August 17, 2017 18:09<p>Running the numbers on four wide-body vans from Foton, Hyundai, Nissan …

Trucks

In a Trumpulent America, Filipinos and white supremacy

There's a crises in America, but it's not about the mad man in North Korea. It's about the insensitive, racist bully in the White House---the …

Rodrigo Duterte

Neda chief: Mega Manila Subway project up for Palace OK in September

The country’s first subway system will be up for President Rodrigo Duterte's approval next month ahead of the planned signing of the loan agreement …

Manila

Fiba Asia Cup loss of ‘Gilas kuyas’ spurs SEAG-bound PH team on

Photo by Mark Giongco<p>Baser Amer said he had a hard time sleeping after Gilas Pilipinas bowed out of the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup in a humiliating 118-86 …

FIBA Asia Cup

Do you over-shampoo?

Everyone has different hair types, which means everyone has different needs. One should start by knowing one's hair type and how it is affected by …

Hair

Carbonara with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil Recipe

Drain pasta, reserving ¼ cup pasta water, and immediately toss into egg mixture. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes and basil leaves. Adjust seasoning, add …

Recipes

PH to host SEA Games in 2019 — DFA

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano. AP FILE PHOTO<p>The Philippines will be hosting the 30th Southeast Asian Games in 2019, the Department of …

South China Sea

Pinays Share the Most Outrageous Things Their Bosses Asked Them to Do

IMAGE Ugly Betty/ABC<p>Most of us have our own <i>Devil Wears Prada-</i><p>esquestories to share. Some aren't so bad, but then there are those that are just …

South-east Asia