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Sunday, May 09, 2021



Global Covid-19 wrap: EU won't order Russia's Sputnik V vaccine; several nations suspend AstraZeneca shot

April 08, 2021 7:33 pm

Australia, Spain, Philippines and South Korea have temporarily halted AstraZeneca shots for those below 60 years of age, a day after the European Medicines Agency said that it had found a possible link between the shot and rare blood clots.

Brutal attack on Filipino woman in New York sparks outrage: 'Everybody is on edge'

March 31, 2021 9:49 am

The sheer brazenness of the attack — combined with the seeming indifference of the bystanders — caused another wave of fear for many Asian Americans already worn down by a steady drumbeat of assaults.

Explained: Why Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef has Philippines scrambling 'Sovereignty Patrols'

March 31, 2021 9:29 am

China's aggressive expansion in the South China Sea has found a new ground, Whitsun Reef, where 220 Chinese vessels are currently moored though the area, which comes under the Philippines' Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ).

Wary Philippines says 200 Chinese vessels at disputed reef

March 21, 2021 1:15 pm

Chinese Embassy officials did not immediately issue any comment. China, the Philippines and four other governments have been locked in a tense territorial standoff over the resource-rich and busy waterway for decades.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes southern Philippines

February 07, 2021 11:20 am

The Southeast Asian country is on the geologically active Pacific Ring of Fire and experiences frequent earthquakes, particularly in the south.

Philippines extends ban on travellers from 30 countries including India

January 17, 2021 8:41 pm

The restrictions also apply to Filipinos wanting to return to their country

Couple comes up with Money Heist-themed pre-wedding photoshoot

November 19, 2020 3:57 pm

Andrew Rolio and Inez Jade Quial dressed up in red jumpsuits and Salvador Dalí masks associated with the characters from the series for the pre-wedding photoshoot.

Philippines' typhoon deaths rise as worst floods in 45 years hit north

November 15, 2020 1:47 pm

Twelve people were still missing and nearly 26,000 houses were damaged by Vamco.

Philippine police say typhoon death toll at 26 as cleanup begins

November 13, 2020 8:59 am

Vamco, the eighth typhoon to hit the Philippines in the past two months, is now heading to Vietnam, where devastating floods and mudslides over the past month have killed at least 160 people.

New storm threatens Philippines days after Super Typhoon Goni

November 05, 2020 10:12 am

Storm Atsani will likely strengthen into a typhoon with peak intensity of 120 kilometers per hour as it passes over the vicinity of Batanes province or Babuyan Islands early Friday, the Philippine weather bureau said.


Super Typhoon 'Mangkhut' strikes northern Philippines

September 17, 2018 7:02 am

A strong typhoon packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) tore across the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday, bringing heavy rain and causing widespread power and communications outages.

Typhoon Koppu leaves 2 dead in Philippines, 16,000 villagers displaced

October 19, 2015 5:35 pm

Typhoon Koppu weakened after blowing ashore with fierce winds in northeastern Philippines on Sunday, leaving at least 2 dead, displacing 16,000 villagers and knocking out power in provinces.

Philippines flood: Typhoon Chan-Hom brings heavy rains to Manila

July 08, 2015 4:13 pm

Typhoon Chan-Hom passing over the northeastern waters of the Philippines heading to northern Taiwan has enhanced the seasonal monsoon, dumping heavy rains over the capital, Manila, and the northern provinces.

29th anniversary of the People Power revolution in Philippines

February 26, 2015 12:54 pm

The protesters were calling for the resignation of Aquino for his alleged role in the botched police operation.

One billion rising- A call to end violence against women

February 13, 2015 3:28 pm

Students and nuns wearing purple ribbons on their wrists, danced raising awareness through the campaign.

Fire gutted more than 200 houses in Philippines

December 10, 2014 3:51 pm

Fire officials said five people were injured and currently investigating its cause.

Typhoon Rammasun leaves at least 27 dead in Philippines

July 17, 2014 11:40 am

The death toll from the first typhoon of the Philippines' rainy season climbed to at least 27, authorities said.


News in Numbers: Skilled migration from India to US

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm


Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

January 21, 2016 3:32 pm

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.