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Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel

The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then ...

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel

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Filipino fishing boat sunk by suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea A Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 fishermen sank after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea, ratcheting up tensions in the disputed area....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino fishermen as the...
15:12, 06/13/2019

China denies its vessel intentionally hit Filipino boat China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippines but denies the collision was intentional...
05:24, 06/15/2019

Sinking of Philippine Boat Puts South China Sea Back at Issue The Philippines accuses a Chinese fishing vessel of intentionally ramming the vessel in the disputed waterway, and the government is demanding action from China....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking vessel A total of 85 migrants were rescued from the sinking wooden boat off the coast of Malta. The Mediterranean island has been allowing more migrants on its shores in response to pressure from Italy....
16:48, 05/11/2019

At least 50 dead after sinking of migrant boat off Tunisia, says UN Vessel capsizes 40 miles off coast, with fishing boats rescuing some survivorsAt least 50 people have drowned after a migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast, the United ...
19:24, 05/10/2019

Boat sinking in Hungary leaves seven dead, at least 20 missing Seven passengers died — and at least 20 were missing — when a Hungarian sightseeing boat sank early Thursday on the Danube River in Budapest. The vessel was carrying 32 South Korean passen...
05:36, 05/30/2019

Hungary needs extended search for 21 missing in boat sinking Hungarian authorities have predicted an extended search for the 21 people still missing after a boat with South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the Danube River in Budapest...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Survivors from Honduras fishing boat sinking tell of fears Some of the 58 survivors of the sinking of a Honduran fishing boat that claimed at least 27 lives have returned to port, saying they had feared they also were going to perish when the vessel went down...
03:36, 07/05/2019

The Latest: Hungary IDs 7 Korean victims of boat sinking BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the deadly tour boat collision on the Danube River in Hungary (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Hungarian police say the seven confirmed South Korean victims of the d...
22:36, 06/01/2019

2 more indicted in Missouri duck boat sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. The U.S. attorney’s office says ...
01:12, 06/21/2019

Santa Cruz boat fire: Vessel was on 3-day diving excursion The boat that caught fire off California’s Santa Cruz island was on a three-day diving excursion that promised a stunning look at a rarely visited area. The 75-foot vessel, called Conception, le...
18:36, 09/02/2019

Survivors of Budapest boat sinking recall chaotic moments SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Survivors of a South Korean tour boat sinking in Budapest say they were taking photos or preparing to disembark when they were thrown into waters after another ship rammed th...
10:12, 05/31/2019

Two bodies confirmed as South Koreans in Hungary boat sinking Two bodies retrieved from the Danube River were identified as South Koreans missing in last week's deadly sinking of a sightseeing boat in Hungary, Seoul's foreign ministry said Tuesday....
15:24, 06/04/2019

Philippine official seeks strong protest over boat sinking Philippine defense chief will recommend a strongly worded diplomatic protest after a fishing boat was hit in the South China Sea by a suspected Chinese vessel that abandoned the crew of sinking boat...
05:24, 06/13/2019

Durterte calls for calm over Chinese sinking of fishing boat The Philippine president has called for calm amid an outcry after a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat, which sank and put 22 fishermen in danger in the disputed South China Sea...
16:12, 06/17/2019

Captain of migrant vessel arrested, accused of trying to sink police boat She could face 10 years in prison if convicted of attacking a police boat. The Vessel carrying the migrants was operated by German charity Sea-Watch, which conducts civil search and rescue operations ...
00:48, 06/30/2019

Captain of vessel in Danube boat collision had previous accident: prosecutors The captain of a cruise liner involved in a fatal collision with a pleasure boat on the River Danube in Budapest last week had captained a boat that was in an accident in the Netherlands in April, Hun...
18:24, 06/06/2019

South Korea: Emphasis should be on identifying those responsible for Hungary boat sinking Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday stressed the need to "thoroughly" identify those responsible for last week's boat sinking in Hungary that left 26 South Koreans dead or missing....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Safety issues in Hungary boat sinking strike nerve in SKorea The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly ...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Carnival cruise ship reverses course, rescues man from sinking boat near Cozumel, Mexico Carnival Paradise came to the rescue of a Mexican national whose boat was sinking in nearby waters — reversing course to bring him onboard.        ...
21:24, 05/21/2019

Aerial video captures dive-boat engulfed in flames before sinking off Southern California coast The U.S. Coast Guard released aerial footage Tuesday of the early morning boat fire that left 34 dead after likely being trapped while sleeping below deck anchored off the Southern California coast on...
08:24, 09/04/2019

10-Year-Old Snatched From Boat, Eaten By Crocodile In Philippines A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday....
20:36, 08/14/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodr...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Captain suspected of failing to help in Budapest boat crash that killed 28 The captain of the Viking Sigyn cruise ship involved in a crash on the Danube River that killed 28 people is back in police custody.       ...
01:00, 07/30/2019

Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure ...
13:36, 08/06/2019

Philippines' Duterte to meet China's Xi over South China Sea arbitration win Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will meet Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping soon to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, an aide said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure builds for...
15:12, 08/06/2019

Safety deficiencies suspected in California boat fire after preliminary investigation: report A preliminary investigation into a Southern California dive boat fire that killed 34 people off the coast of Santa Barbara is raising concerns over safety flaws on the vessel, according to a report Th...
15:36, 09/06/2019

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take ...
09:48, 06/15/2019

US Warship Nearly Collided with Russian Vessel Near China: Reports Russia's Pacific Fleet on Friday accused a U.S. warship of nearly causing a collision with a Russian military vessel in the East China Sea due to what it called dangerous manoeuvring, Russian news......
11:48, 06/07/2019

Suspected cocaine smugglers spotted throwing large bags from high-speed boat Suspected cocaine smugglers were seen throwing large bags from a high-speed boat in international waters near the West Coast.        ...
19:24, 07/26/2019

Iran seizes boat with Filipino crew suspected of smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf Iran seized a tugboat and detained its 12 Filipino crew members on suspicion of smuggling diesel fuel in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported Saturday....
16:12, 09/07/2019

Vietnam says Chinese vessel violated its sovereignty in South China Sea Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts of violating its sovereignty and demanded that China remove all of its ships from Vietnamese waters....
17:24, 07/19/2019

Russia slams allegation that suspected CIA mole unmasked Russian election meddling: Ifax Russia's deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday that allegations a suspected CIA mole in the Kremlin handed over information about alleged Russian meddling in U.S. elections were lies and slander, ...
14:00, 09/11/2019

Cruise Ship Loses Control In Venice, Slams Wharf And Tourist Boat A massive cruise ship lost control as it docked in Venice Sunday, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat after suffering an engine failure....
14:12, 06/02/2019

China slams US warship for 'provocative' transit through South China Sea, calling it 'maritime hegemony' China hit back at the U.S. on Wednesday after a Navy warship sailed near disputed islands China has claimed as its own in the South China Sea, calling the action “provocative” and a sign of “maritime ...
03:24, 08/30/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a band of insurgents....
20:48, 05/10/2019

China says a 'bigger step' is possible in offshore oil and gas development with the Philippines Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can "properly" handle their disp...
08:36, 08/30/2019

Tropical storm threatens Philippines, China, Vietnam A tropical storm in the Philippine Sea will unleash flooding rainfall and elevate the risk of mudslides across the northern Philippines into early Wednesday....
19:48, 08/27/2019

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea. Calls have grown louder for Duterte to take a toug...
07:01, 08/28/2019

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China, as his decision not to push Beijing over the inc...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Philippines president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte wants President Trump to park the Navy's Seventh Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
22:24, 07/17/2019

Philippines to allow China-backed telco to build towers on military bases The Philippine military agreed on Wednesday to allow a new cellphone network powered by a Chinese state telecoms giant to install communications equipment on its army bases, despite concerns among som...
14:00, 09/11/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China S...
04:24, 06/22/2019

Philippines mulls tourists for Thitu, bolstering South China Sea claims The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea, part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the wor...
09:24, 07/23/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea, where China is flexing its muscle....
07:24, 05/10/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions o...
09:12, 06/01/2019

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution....
21:36, 05/25/2019

How an AI in China helped nab a suspected murderer – with a face scan We’ve read plenty of stories of how AI can be horrible, but it can also be surprisingly useful. According to a report by the South China Morning Post, a person accused of murder was caught by an AI af...
11:48, 08/23/2019

China says suspected blast caused minor quake near N. Korea BEIJING (AP) — China’s earthquake monitoring agency says a suspected explosion triggered a minor earthquake near it border with North Korea. China Earthquake Networks Center said Monday the magn...
18:00, 06/17/2019

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
20:24, 07/09/2019

Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missing BEIJING (AP) — A boat carrying passengers across a river capsized in southwestern China, killing at least 10 people. Twelve divers were among personnel working at the scene Friday. Eight people were s...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Trump slams China as new U.S. begins new trade talks The United States and China resume trade negotiations Tuesday in Shanghai, for the first talks away from the capital cities of Washington and Beijing....
19:24, 07/30/2019

Former Australian leader slams security agencies over China Australia's prime minister has defended the nation's intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as "nutters" who have damaged bilateral relations with China....
11:12, 05/06/2019

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between...
23:48, 06/11/2019

18 dead, 14 missing after super typhoon slams China At least 18 people have been killed in China after a powerful super typhoon slammed into the country’s Zhejiang province. Another 14 people were missing, Reuters reported. The deaths were caused...
20:12, 08/10/2019

Trump slams China on trade, says won't lose to Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China over its trade practices, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce as tension escalated follo...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Biden slams Trump over escalating trade war with China Joe Biden took aim at President Donald Trump on Monday over the president’s escalating trade war with China, as well as the way he has handled the nation’s debt and deficit....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Chamber of Commerce slams new Trump tariffs on China The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade federation, slammed President Trump's announcement that he would enact tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, arguin...
19:24, 08/02/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the cr...
02:48, 06/12/2019

China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a "repeat offender" when it comes t...
23:48, 08/22/2019

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
17:00, 08/14/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the ...
13:36, 05/16/2019

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and inaccurate" comments made by Beijing regarding the U...
09:12, 07/04/2019

Pep Guardiola slams criticism Manchester City is in China to 'win wallets' – video Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has hit back at the 'false' suggestion that the club had disrespected China on their pre-season tour.As the team left for Hong Kong, an article was published by t...
12:24, 07/23/2019

President Donald Trump slams China as U.S. begins new trade talks The United States and China resumed trade negotiations Tuesday in Shanghai, for the first talks away from the capital cities of Washington and Beijing....
23:00, 07/30/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Joe Biden for downplaying China's economic threat to the US Sen. Bernie Sanders has tried to set himself apart from former Vice President Joe Biden on free trade issues in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary....
16:36, 05/02/2019

US-China Trade War Worsens, Trump Slams "Unfair Trading Relationship" The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening to engulf the global economy....
04:12, 08/24/2019

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
18:48, 07/03/2019

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice l...
06:36, 06/21/2019

Shashi Tharoor Slams Pakistan, China; Terms Kashmir Peace "Artificial" Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Monday sought to put Pakistan and China on the mat over Kashmir issue, but at the same time he termed the peace in Valley as "artificial."...
09:12, 08/13/2019

7 Dead, 21 Missing As Boat Capsizes After Hitting Cruise Boat In Hungary Seven South Korean tourists died and 21 others were missing after a sightseeing boat capsized and sank on the Danube in Budapest, Hungarian and South Korean officials said Thursday....
09:36, 05/30/2019

Rob Lowe on California boat fire: 'An unspeakable horror on a boat I’ve been on many times' Rob Lowe said his "heart breaks" for the people who were tragically killed after a boat carrying scuba divers went up in flames while anchored off a Southern California island Monday....
19:48, 09/03/2019

2 killed after ski boat collides with bass boat in Texas COVE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and several others were injured after two boats collided in Texas. The Chambers County Sheriff’s Office says the collision happened Sund...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Budapest boat crash: Survivors describe how they were powerless to help other passengers after boat capsized 'in an instant' Survivors of the fatal boat crash in Budapest have described how they were powerless to help their fellow passengers after the vessel capsized "in an instant" in the stormy waters....
11:12, 05/31/2019

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to exce...
03:36, 05/04/2019

11 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to exce...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often do...
19:48, 07/01/2019

Rob Lowe pays tribute after California boat fire, says he's been on same boat 'many times' Rob Lowe is paying tribute to the victims of the California boat fire, saying he's been on the same boat "many times" before.        ...
07:12, 09/04/2019

The ship is sinking in the Bottom Ten-nessee After an 0-2 start, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt searched for an analogy and came up with ... the Titanic. It's safe to say things aren't going well in Knoxville....
18:48, 09/11/2019

Indonesia's capital city isn't the only one sinking Indonesia announced Monday that the country would be relocating their capital city, because Jakarta is sinking into the Java Sea. But it's not the only city at risk. Here are others that are sinking a...
15:24, 08/27/2019

FX sinking its teeth into a second season of What We Do In The Shadows FX’s TV adaptation of Taika Watiti’s What We Do In The Shadows has proven itself to be a fresh, hilarious spin on the original film, with Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, and Mark Proksch ...
21:12, 05/07/2019

One dies after Saipem vessel blast in the Caspian Sea One of the 14 people injured after an explosion on a pipe-laying vessel in the Caspian Sea operated by Italian oil service group Saipem has died, a Saipem spokeswoman said on Monday....
23:00, 05/13/2019

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its w...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not be allowed to step foot in Italy. The rescue ship instead thanked "the Italian people who...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Man dies while trying to save girlfriend from sinking kayak A couple’s kayaking trip on the Ohio River turned tragic over the weekend when the woman fell into the water — and her boyfriend drowned while trying to save her, authorities said. Travis Hughes...
10:12, 08/27/2019

Mayawati Continues Attack On PM, Says "Ship Is Sinking" Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address back-to-back rallies in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Punjab days before the final phase of polling is held in these states....
07:48, 05/14/2019

Blame Brexit for Carnival's Sinking Shares Cruise operator Carnival Corp. was the worst performer in the S&P 500 on Thursday as the company’s financial results were hit by Brexit and other political decisions....
00:24, 06/21/2019

‘We’re a divided kingdom now’: UK sinking into Brexit gloom According to a major new poll from BritainThinks, 69% of Britons are feeling pessimistic about the state of national unityIf Britain were a car it would be a Bentley, says Lorraine Beerman. Grand, imp...
10:36, 06/16/2019

Company says it was told duck boats were OK before sinking BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — An entertainment company that owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer is disputing that an independent inspector told it that its vehicles did not comply with a ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Italy seizes German rescue vessel 'Eleonore' The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make the German charity workers pay dearly....
22:36, 09/02/2019

North Korea describes US impounding of vessel as 'robbery' North Korea has reacted sternly to last week's announcement that one of its cargo ships had been seized by the US. The seizure was described as "robbery" and against the spirit of recent top-level sum...
10:24, 05/14/2019

| Dozens of migrants still stuck on vessel in Italy port An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta but Rome has refused to let them disembark until ...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Italy seizes German rescue vessel Eleonore The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make the German charity workers pay dearly....
13:00, 09/03/2019

Navy vessel relocating in Indiana for D-Day 75th anniversary EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A restored World War II naval vessel will move to a more prominent location along the Ohio River in Evansville in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The LST 325 tr...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Iran seizes 'foreign' vessel in Persian Gulf Iran says it has captured an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf and claims it was smuggling fuel to some Arab states. The seizure puts Tehran on a fresh collision course with the West over security in the...
16:24, 08/04/2019

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully unload all supplies and experiments before being p...
18:24, 08/07/2019

US moves to block release of Iranian vessel in Gibraltar Court decision on fate of Grace 1, which was seized by UK Royal Marines, due on ThursdayThe US has applied to seize an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar commandeered by British Royal Marines in the Mediterr...
12:12, 08/15/2019

Indonesia to remove 'burden' from sinking Jakarta with new capital Indonesia is moving its capital from the polluted, overcrowded and sinking city of Jakarta to a sparsely populated region on the island of Borneo, famous for its rainforests and orangutans....
19:48, 08/27/2019

Jakarta’s Giant Seawall Is Useless if the City Keeps Sinking If Indonesia's capital can’t find a way to hydrate its people without overexploiting groundwater, it’ll keep sinking, pulling that new seawall down with it....
19:48, 07/31/2019

Indonesia’s leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall Indonesia’s president says he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall to prevent the low-lying capital of Jakarta from sinking under the sea...
05:48, 07/28/2019

"PM Modi's Government Sinking Ship, Even RSS Has Abandoned It": Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi again and called his government a "sinking ship". She also said the BJP's ideological mentorRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh...
08:12, 05/14/2019

Highlights: Zverev through to quarter-finals after sinking Fognini "Alexander Zverev is through to the last eight of the French Open. After going a set down, Zverev rallied and won in four. He will face Novak Djokovic next."...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government Italy's prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering th...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Investors Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Italy PM Conte says Salvini must explain why he is sinking government Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that the leader of the ruling League party, Matteo Salvini, must explain to Italians why he wants to bring down the coalition government....
04:24, 08/09/2019

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest days, Leitu Frank feels like she can’t breathe any ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Indonesia to move capital from ‘sinking, polluted’ Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s president announced Monday that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province...
00:36, 08/27/2019

Report: Pilot in deadly sinking not properly vetted NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officials say the company that operated a towboat that sank in a deadly 2018 accident near New Orleans failed to adequately check the qualifications of a pilot hired to guide the ve...
00:36, 06/14/2019

Iranian tanker set to leave Gibraltar despite US warrant to seize vessel The United States faced an against-the-clock legal battle to re-seize an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff before the vessel's shipping agent said Saturday he would go ahead with the...
18:48, 08/17/2019

Migrants on Italian coastguard vessel Gregoretti to disembark following EU deal After EU countries agreed to share responsibility for the 131 people on board, Italy's Matteo Salvini said he would allow them to disembark. Italian prosecutors had opened an investigation into condit...
00:12, 08/01/2019

Indian Oil Close To Deal For Panama-Flagged Vessel: Report In December last year, state-owned IOC issued a global tender and offeredshippers a first right of refusal as the nation seeks to boost its shipping industry....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Captain of migrant rescue vessel refuses honor from Paris The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris's highest civilian award, accusing the city of hypocrisy over the treatment of migr...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Iran says seized oil tanker in Gulf was an Iraqi vessel: IRNA Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship, the official IRNA news agency reported....
21:12, 08/04/2019

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merc...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfo...
03:12, 08/20/2019

Iranian ship Bavand sets sail from Brazil, second vessel following soon An Iranian ship called Bavand, which had been at the heart of a geopolitical spat between Brasilia and Tehran, set sail from Brazil on Monday after receiving fuel from state-run Petroleo Brasileiro, t...
00:12, 07/30/2019

Iran tanker release could help free British-flagged vessel The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran's ambassador to the UK has told Sky News....
00:36, 07/31/2019

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
02:36, 07/20/2019

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in the Middle East....
13:48, 06/21/2019

British vessel transits strait where Iran seized tanker A large British-flagged vessel has transited the Strait of Hormuz in the first such passage made by a British ship since Iran seized a U.K.-flagged tanker last week...
11:12, 07/24/2019

Italy blocks own coast guard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coast guard ship carryin...
00:36, 07/27/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Short Sellers Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Settlement reached over San Francisco's notorious sinking luxury tower Deal marks end of legal battle between homeowners, 58-storey structure’s developer and neighboring construction projectA tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxur...
19:00, 08/30/2019

Votto, VanMeter go deep, Reds beat sinking Diamondbacks 4-3 Joey Votto and Josh VanMeter homered, Luis Castillo pitched five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3       ...
11:12, 09/14/2019

2 Indians Rescued From Sinking Iranian Cargo Ship Near Azerbaijan The two Indians on board an Iranian cargo vessel "Shabahang," which sank near the Lankaran port in Baku on Friday, were rescued along with seven of their Iranian crew members, according to the Deputy....
07:12, 07/27/2019

Mortgage rates hold steady despite sinking bond yields Mortgage rates tend to follow the same path as the 10-year Treasury; when yields go down, rates usually follow. Except yields have been plummeting, and mortgage rates haven’t fallen as dramatically....
03:24, 08/30/2019

Indonesia’s Capital Is Sinking, Polluted and Crowded. Its Leader Wants to Build a New One. President Joko Widodo proposed stripping Jakarta of its status as the country’s capital and relocating to the island of Borneo. Construction could begin as early as 2021....
15:00, 08/26/2019

A Deeply Depressing Story About Kirsten Gillibrand's Sinking Ship New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is still running for president, but you’d be forgiven for forgetting that. A Politico story out Friday chronicles her failure to get a foothold in the double-digit fi...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Houston Ship Channel bottleneck eases after vessel collision -officials A bottleneck of inbound traffic on the Houston Ship Channel eased on Tuesday though one-way travel restrictions remained following a weekend collision between a deep-draft ship and a barge, officials ...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, its lawyers said, arguing the cargo ...
15:12, 05/09/2019

North Korea Detains 15 Russian Crew Of Fishing Vessel, Says Embassy North Korea has detained 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
15:48, 07/24/2019

Iran tanker standoff: Tehran releases nine crew of Mt Riah vessel India urges Tehran to release remaining three crew of tanker seized on 13 July amid Middle East tensionsIran has freed nine of 12 Indian crew members of MT Riah, a Panama-flagged tanker it seized this...
15:24, 07/27/2019

After Desperate Migrants Jump Ship, Italy Allows Rescue Vessel to Dock A ship carrying more than 80 migrants stranded at sea for nearly three weeks must be allowed to dock in Italy, a prosecutor ordered on Tuesday, ending a crisis that had grown more dire by the day....
04:12, 08/21/2019

Italy forces 130 migrants to stay on docked coast guard vessel Italy has allowed a coast guard vessel carrying some 130 rescued migrants to dock in Sicily. But it says they must not disembark until other EU nations agree on their redistribution among the bloc's m...
20:12, 07/28/2019

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
12:00, 06/08/2019

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest incident of Tehran interdicting ships in the volati...
16:24, 08/04/2019

TABLE-New Arc7 class Arctic vessel heads for Yamal LNG facility A new ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker of the Arc7 class, the Nikolay Yevgenov, is due to arrive this week in Sabetta, the Arctic Russian port of Novatek's Yamal plant, Refinitiv shippi...
16:36, 05/20/2019

Washington warns Hong Kong to watch for vessel carrying Iranian oil The United States has warned Hong Kong to be on alert for a vessel carrying Iranian petroleum that may seek to stop in the Asia financial hub, and said that any entity providing services to the vessel...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Rights groups try to block Saudi vessel loading French arms Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Scotland’s Oli McBurnie told to make amends for video by sinking Russia • Steve Clarke: ‘Best thing he can do is go out and score’ • Striker expected to start Euro 2020 qualifier at HampdenSteve Clarke has challenged Oli McBurnie to demonstrate his dedication to Scotland ...
03:12, 09/06/2019

Firm behind San Francisco's notorious sinking tower ordered to compensate residents The 58-story structure has sunk and tilted 18 inches toward the north-west since it was built in 2008A tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxury high-rise – the ...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Indonesia’s president calls for construction of giant sea wall around sinking Jakarta President Joko Widodo and his government are up against a tight timetable, including a forecast by experts that at the current rate, one-third of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050....
04:36, 07/28/2019

Ivory Coast town sinking underwater as coastal erosion advances The village of Lahou-Kpanda is sinking. In the past 30 years, residents of the once-thriving historic town 140 km southwest of the Ivorian capital Abidjan have seen their prison, hospital and school b...
21:00, 09/10/2019

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the ...
16:12, 07/12/2019

The Sinking City review – Lovecraftian detective game has cult appeal PlayStation 4 (version tested), Xbox One, PC; Frogwares/Bigben InteractiveDisturbing moral dilemmas and gruesome beasts abound in a deliciously gothic flooded city Video games have enthusiastically mi...
11:48, 07/02/2019

Strong Demand for Bank Bonds Allays Fears From Sinking Shares The relatively strong performance of bank bonds is sending an encouraging signal at a time when financial stocks are under pressure from recession fears....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Indonesia names site of capital city to replace sinking Jakarta Choice of Borneo for £27bn project raises fears of forest destruction and pollutionIndonesia has announced plans to move its capital from the climate-threatened megalopolis of Jakarta to the sparsely ...
19:48, 08/26/2019

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said in a tweet on Friday....
13:00, 07/05/2019

Video shows dramatic jump by Guardsmen onto vessel laden with cocaine: officials The U.S. Coast Guard released dramatic video Thursday of service members jumping onto a moving drug smuggling vessel carrying about 17,000 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $232 mil...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Golden Vessel Used In Scythian Drug-Fueled Rituals Is Expected to Sell for $57K At Auction A remarkable tiny golden vessel is going on auction in London. The item comes from the nomadic Scythian culture, who once dominated the Eurasian Steppe in classical times. It is valued at 45,000 GBP o...
00:48, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Houston Ship Channel bottleneck eases after vessel collision -officials A bottleneck of inbound traffic on the Houston Ship Channel eased on Tuesday though one-way travel restrictions remained following a weekend collision between a deep-draft ship and a barge, officials ...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Tehran Denies Trump's Claim That US Naval Vessel Destroyed Iranian Drone Tehran on Friday denied that the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine....
16:24, 07/19/2019

The Sinking City Review: Incredible atmosphere that grips the darkest parts of your mind The Sinking City is an ambitious game that hopes to marry a down to Earth 1920s detective game with a larger, cosmic horror atmosphere. Crafting a setting that feels truly unique in the game world, pl...
22:36, 06/25/2019

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials t...
03:36, 06/14/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
16:48, 07/18/2019

‘Substantial,’ expensive repairs of sabotaged Canadian Coast Guard vessel could take years: experts In November 2018, CCGS Corporal McLaren was cut from its moorings at a dockyard in Sambro, N.S., where it was meant to be undergoing a month-long refit....
01:00, 08/15/2019

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concerns that Tehran seized an oil tanker from th...
17:00, 07/17/2019

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Se...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Rescue planned for four missing crew found alive on stricken vessel: U.S. Coast Guard Rescue workers on Monday were planning to extract four missing crew members from a South Korean cargo vessel carrying about 4,000 cars to the Middle East that turned on its side off the coast of Georg...
20:48, 09/09/2019

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transit hub, a 140-mile connection on a rickety 19-seat ...
14:12, 06/13/2019

James Cameron congratulates Marvel on 'Avengers: Endgame' sinking his 'Titanic' box office record Continuing a tradition of Hollywood heavies praising the wins of others, James Cameron late Wednesday tweeted his huzzahs to Marvel and producer Kevin Feige on "Avengers: Endgame"’s success after the ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

The Sinking City Preview - Sherlock Holmes meets Lovecraft in a dank, dangerous thriller Frogwares' upcoming detective game promises to fuse all the best bits of the Sherlock Holmes games with an unsettling Lovecraftian setting narrative....
10:12, 05/02/2019

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law.”...
17:24, 07/20/2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby....
07:24, 06/14/2019

The DOJ is reportedly probing Tyson and other major processors over poultry price-fixing claims — and chicken stocks are sinking (TSN) Scott Olson/Getty Images The US Department of Justice reportedly launched a probe Tuesday into claims over whether major chicken producers like Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride, and Sanderson Farms fixed...
03:12, 06/26/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the w...
19:12, 05/17/2019

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and what do you get? A recipe for disaster, you might ...
10:48, 05/21/2019

North Korea detains crew of Russian fishing vessel: Russian embassy North Korea has detained 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
11:24, 07/24/2019

Seven killed after earthquakes hit Philippines Seven people were killed after back-to-back earthquakes struck the northern Philippines Saturday morning, according to CNN Philippines, citing a disaster official....
05:48, 07/27/2019

Eight killed after earthquakes hit Philippines Eight people were killed after back-to-back earthquakes struck the northern Philippines Saturday morning, according to CNN Philippines, citing a disaster official....
17:00, 07/27/2019

Iran to free 7 crew members of seized British tanker under 'humane policy,' 16 members to stay aboard vessel Iran will free seven of the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in July for violating Iranian laws, a foreign ministry official announced Wednesday....
23:36, 09/04/2019

| 'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao Fans in the Philippines roared their approval of Manny Pacquiao as they declared their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his victory over Keith Thurman....
12:48, 07/21/2019

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
17:12, 08/06/2019

Ex-clergyman says US priest in Philippines a known pedophile TALUSTUSAN, Philippines — The American priest’s voice echoed over the phone line, his sharp Midwestern accent softened over the decades by a gentle Filipino lilt. On the other end, recording the call,...
23:12, 09/09/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his contr...
14:36, 05/11/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
18:00, 09/04/2019

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
15:48, 07/11/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was lon...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed superma...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
19:00, 06/25/2019

The Philippines Government Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while now. And his latest victim is a Ferrari 360 Spider...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidentia...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Philippines' Duterte wants 1,700 freed inmates locked up Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday 1,700 convicts who were freed early for good behavior should be sent back to prison after questions were raised over the legality of their releas...
16:48, 09/04/2019

At Least Two Dead After Philippines Ferry Catches Fire A ferry in the southern Philippines caught fire early Wednesday, killing at least two passengers while more than a hundred were rescued, according to the country’s Coast Guard. At least 172 peop...
19:48, 08/28/2019

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
11:36, 08/07/2019

25 Dead After Three Boats Sink Off Philippines Coast The death toll from three boats sinking surged to 25 as rescuers retrieved more bodies from the sea off the central Philippines, officials said Sunday....
10:24, 08/05/2019

25 dead, 55 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines Philippine police say rescuers have plucked more bodies in rough seas where three ferry boats capsized after being buffeted by fierce wind and waves off two central provinces, bringing the death toll ...
09:36, 08/04/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regi...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
03:24, 05/13/2019

Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified A Philippine general says authorities have identified as a Filipino militant one of two suicide attackers who set off bombs that killed five people and the bombers in a southern army camp...
10:48, 07/02/2019

Philippines Supreme Court upholds ban on same-sex marriage The high court dismissed a petition filed by a 33-year-old gay man seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, because he doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws....
00:00, 09/05/2019

Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck a littl...
06:48, 07/27/2019

7 dead, 31 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines The Philippine coast guard says at least seven people died and 31 others were rescued when three ferry boats separately capsized in bad weather between two central island provinces...
18:36, 08/03/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest move in a long-running row stoked by threats from ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south after a bloody siege by jihadists...
11:12, 06/04/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastruc...
15:24, 07/13/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has kille...
01:24, 08/03/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capi...
22:36, 04/28/2019

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Thursday to set up a preliminary U.N. investigation into thousands of killings in the Philippines so-called 'war on drugs'....
14:00, 07/11/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their lan...
03:24, 07/30/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activi...
09:48, 07/18/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
22:48, 07/13/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police, and rights groups think the number ...
14:00, 07/08/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attacks on an army camp in the volatile south by two mi...
10:24, 06/29/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s resurgence in other parts of the globe....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almo...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big wins for his candidates, and resounding public end...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has made good on a threat by President Rodrigo Duterte and put 69 contai...
05:12, 05/31/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War II, the Defense Department announced Friday....
04:12, 05/04/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray dog....
17:36, 05/10/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested ...
09:36, 07/09/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
12:36, 06/07/2019

Eight killed in quake, aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured: agency An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said....
10:00, 07/27/2019

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa’s failure to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shippe...
07:12, 05/16/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
01:24, 06/01/2019

American held in Philippines for trying to smuggle baby out of airport An American woman is facing human trafficking and kidnapping charges in the Philippines, authorities said, after she was caught trying to smuggle a newborn baby out of Manila's main airport on a fligh...
06:24, 09/06/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of ...
16:12, 07/19/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, rocket fire and airstrikes....
07:48, 05/01/2019

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least eight people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside for their safety....
03:00, 07/28/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, has shipped 69 containers of garbage back to Canada...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:24, 05/23/2019

Philippines' Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case ignored Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea, if it sets aside an international arbitral aw...
08:12, 09/11/2019

At least 8 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say at least 8 mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side and pinned some of...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Who let the villains out? Philippines crime-busting president red-faced The early release of hundreds of convicted rapists, murderers and drug criminals has acutely embarrassed Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, with his justice minister saying they were ineligible to...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines' Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their own hands....
22:12, 08/14/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
03:36, 06/01/2019

Quake in Philippines injures 25, damages homes, churches Officials say a moderately strong earthquake struck in the southern Philippines as people slept before dawn, injuring at least 25 villagers and damaging several houses, two churches, a public market a...
14:24, 07/13/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Canada’s shore....
14:24, 05/08/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
17:36, 07/16/2019

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry the...
19:24, 07/15/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Cana...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
09:48, 05/13/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
09:36, 05/11/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philip...
19:12, 07/13/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an A...
12:24, 05/03/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
11:24, 05/31/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
12:12, 05/31/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
21:24, 06/06/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of a...
21:24, 06/29/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
05:48, 07/12/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern is...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
01:12, 07/05/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return...
12:36, 05/31/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
05:24, 07/12/2019

'Supernatural': For Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, end of 15-year run's still sinking in 'Supernatural' stars Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, castmates and producers celebrated the show's upcoming 15th and final season at a panel Sunday.       ...
14:24, 08/05/2019

US woman held in Philippines after airport staff find baby in her bag An American woman is in custody in the Philippines after she allegedly tried to fly out of the country with a baby in her hand luggage, local authorities said....
10:24, 09/04/2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philipp...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. The agency said Health Secretary Francis...
08:24, 08/07/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of mel...
04:48, 07/08/2019

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Fights Extradition From Philippines BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man in Filipino custody is challenging extradition to the U.S. where he’s being charged with complicity to murder. The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-ye...
17:36, 06/25/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for internati...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
11:24, 05/16/2019

Slave to sachets: How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash....
10:12, 09/03/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diploma...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style,...
14:24, 05/14/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists warned that his election to the Senate c...
10:36, 05/17/2019

Police in the Philippines Investigating 8chan and Its Owner Following El Paso Shooting After a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart on Saturday killing 22, and a manifesto posted online believed to be written by the shooter exalted previous mass shootings and referenced the “Hispani...
23:12, 08/08/2019

American charged with human trafficking after trying to carry baby out of Philippines in a bag Jennifer Erin Talbot arrested at Manila airport after hiding six-day-old baby in a sling bagA US woman who attempted to carry a six-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has be...
06:48, 09/06/2019

Ohio woman arrested with baby hidden in bag at Philippines airport Officials say Jennifer Erin Talbot, from Ohio, was intercepted at the boarding gate by airline personnel.        ...
00:24, 09/06/2019

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand Pres...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The ...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Philippines gives thumbs up to Duterte as loyalists dominate mid-term vote Allies of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have dominated a mid-term Senate election according to unofficial results on Tuesday, indicating growing support for the maverick leader and broad public...
06:24, 05/14/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
08:48, 08/19/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human ...
09:24, 07/15/2019

Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asian lawmakers' group this week called a pattern of.....
09:48, 06/28/2019

Philippines to study economic impact of halting online gambling The Philippines' anti-money laundering body is studying the scope of the country's online gambling industry to determine the impact on the economy if it stopped operating, its chairman said on Tuesday...
13:00, 08/27/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over f...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating hi...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped illegally to the Philippi...
17:12, 05/30/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
09:36, 05/23/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
21:24, 05/07/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Philippines culls 7,000 pigs in outbreak of African swine fever Infected pigs found in two towns near capital Manila, as country becomes latest to be hit by diseaseThe Philippines has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit...
14:48, 09/09/2019

An American woman tried to leave the Philippines with a baby in her carry-on, authorities say The child was found in an “oversize belt bag” as the woman tried to leave the country, according to the Philippine Bureau of Immigration. The baby was not presented for declaration to immigration offi...
04:48, 09/05/2019

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
22:36, 07/01/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic d...
02:48, 05/08/2019

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for ...
14:12, 07/15/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
17:24, 06/08/2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for market blast in Philippines The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines that wounded at least seven people early on Saturday....
05:24, 09/08/2019

9 Killed As Air-Ambulance Plane Crashes At Resort Area In Philippines Nine people were killed when an air-ambulance plane crashed at a resort area near the Philippine capital on Sunday, sparking a fierce blaze and sending terrified locals fleeing, authorities said....
09:24, 09/02/2019

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the first outbreak of the virus detected in the world...
17:36, 09/09/2019

Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found The announcement came days after President Rodrigo Duterte responded angrily to reports that a Filipino domestic worker had been found in a freezer in the gulf state....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Eight Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early Saturday while many were still asleep, local officials said....
05:00, 07/27/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
02:12, 07/13/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this y...
02:12, 07/09/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
14:36, 06/07/2019

Philippines' Duterte warns of 'unfriendly' greeting for uninvited warships President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Tuesday foreign ships faced "unfriendly" treatment if they ventured into Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a swipe at China's deployment of war...
15:24, 08/20/2019

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to reduce the ...
14:24, 07/25/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
08:24, 05/08/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

American Volunteer Branded ‘Enemy of State’ and Shot Outside His Home in the Philippines An American human rights volunteer is reportedly in critical condition after he was shot four times in the Philippines. Brandon Lee, 37, was attacked outside his home in Ifugao province in the norther...
18:48, 08/08/2019

8 Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Islands In Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early on Saturday while many were still asleep, local officials said....
07:12, 07/27/2019

Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded to what was largely seen as a referendum on the c...
08:12, 05/15/2019

U.S. Woman Arrested in Philippines Airport After 6-Day-Old Baby Found Hidden Inside Bag (MANILA, Philippines) — An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila’s airport and charged with hu...
00:48, 09/06/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
12:48, 06/22/2019

Philippines' Jollibee buying Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in overseas expansion Jollibee Foods Corp , Philippines' largest food service network operator, is buying U.S. brand Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) for $100 million as part of an expansion outside its home market....
13:36, 07/24/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a ...
05:36, 05/13/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
18:48, 07/05/2019

Baby smuggling at Philippines airport was part of an illegal adoption: authorities An Ohio woman accused of illegally adopting a baby in the Philippines — whom she then tried to smuggle out the country — was paraded in handcuffs Thursday and is facing charges that could ...
19:12, 09/05/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being...
20:36, 05/31/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Philippines' Jollibee buys Coffee Bean for $100 million in overseas push Philippines' Jollibee Foods Corp (JFC) , a major Asian fast-food operator, said on Wednesday it had agreed to acquire U.S. brand Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) for $100 million as part of its rapid exp...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Police Launch 8chan Probe in Philippines, Where Owner, Founder Live Police in the Philippines said they had opened an investigation into 8chan, an online message board whose American owner lives in the country, following allegations that the site’s no-exceptions embra...
16:00, 08/08/2019

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco...
14:12, 05/30/2019

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
07:12, 06/14/2019

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; others in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of people. ...
00:24, 06/29/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite c...
20:24, 06/20/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:12, 05/31/2019

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel trial against the editor of Rappler, a Philippine news...
16:12, 07/23/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abste...
09:36, 07/12/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take dr...
18:48, 07/12/2019

Philippines: US rights volunteer branded 'enemy of state' shot outside home Brandon Lee, dubbed an ‘enemy of the state’ on social media, is in a critical condition after the shooting in northern Ifugao provinceAn American human rights volunteer tagged an “enemy of the state” ...
08:24, 08/08/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
21:36, 06/29/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a thr...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Husband, wife who underwent deradicalization program behind bombing of Philippines cathedral: police An Indonesian husband and wife who had taken part of a government-sponsored deradicalization program are believed to be the masterminds behind a suicide bombing of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the so...
18:48, 07/24/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the formal creation of an autonomous region....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a political comeback after fleeing the country 30 yea...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said...
19:48, 07/08/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump the tons of trash on the North American country's ...
03:36, 04/30/2019

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war front and centre as 61 million vote in Philippines midterms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with many watching to see how candidates in his family fareFilipinos vote on Monday in midterm polls that are being seen as a crucial referendum on...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
19:48, 05/30/2019

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June after a fruitful harvest has left the country with ...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been reported since January alone. ...
20:24, 08/06/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allies leading by a large margin, indicating that domes...
11:24, 05/14/2019

Ohio woman charged after carrying newborn in luggage at Philippines airport as new details emerge An American woman who tried flying out of the Philippines with a 6-day-old baby hidden inside her carry-on bag was intercepted just before boarding a plane and has been charged with human trafficking,...
23:36, 09/05/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in ...
21:12, 06/07/2019

The bizarre life of 8chan owner Jim Watkins, the middle-age veteran who decamped to the Philippines and runs a pig farm YouTube/The Goldwater Over the weekend, 22 people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. A manifesto said to be from the shooting ...
07:36, 08/07/2019

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get wors...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such content should remain online — and protect the firms’...
08:00, 07/25/2019

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or law” and must cease immediately, said a statement...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
20:12, 05/22/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of globa...
02:24, 07/13/2019

Suspected subway menace is out on bail thanks to his mom Alleged subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson was sprung from the Tombs early Saturday morning, records show. Thompson’s mother had been working late into Friday night to raise the necessary funds to ...
18:36, 05/25/2019

Oil Tankers Off Iran Hit by Suspected Torpedoes Two oil tankers were damaged in attacks off the coast of Iran, including one operated by a Japanese company, on a day when Tehran rebuffed attempts by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to ease a milit...
16:24, 06/13/2019

Why we should be worried about the suspected WhatsApp hackers For most people, most of the time, hacks are like natural disasters. They arise, seemingly out of nowhere, then die down, leaving devastation in their wake....
14:12, 05/14/2019

12 Suspected Rohingya Arrested In Mizoram: Report A total of 12 suspected Rohingyas from Bangladesh were arrested in Mizoram for entering the state without valid travel documents, a police officer said today....
09:24, 05/06/2019

What We Know About the Canadian Teenage Fugitives Suspected in Three Murders A Canada-wide search is underway for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, teens suspected of multiple murders in British Columbia, now thought to be in Manitoba....
18:36, 07/25/2019

NJ jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined Officials placed the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate five suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco said Tuesday that the fi...
12:00, 06/12/2019

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area.       ...
23:12, 07/01/2019

U.S. Is Bringing Home Suspected ISIS Fighter The U.S. government has taken custody of an American citizen suspected of fighting for Islamic State and is returning him from Syria to stand trial. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently praised Ita...
05:48, 07/19/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an es...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Texas man suspected of cutting off mom’s head with hacksaw DENTON, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man suspected of cutting off his mother’s head with a hacksaw. Isaac Israel Warriner was being held Friday in Denton County’s ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said....
23:48, 05/17/2019

| Six suspected jihadists killed in Egypt: ministry Six suspected jihadists have been killed in a shootout with police near the Bahariya oasis southwest of the Egyptian capital, the interior ministry says....
20:48, 09/06/2019

Police go to store for suspected shoplifter. Then pay for her groceries. _____ Three New York City police officers were called to a Whole Foods store Thursday after a woman was accused of shoplifting. Instead of arresting her, they paid for the food she had stashed in her ...
21:24, 07/06/2019

Man in custody in connection with suspected serial killings Even with a man in custody in connection with the suspected serial killings of three women in Detroit, the city is taking precautions to prevent more attacks....
19:12, 06/09/2019

3 Suspected Terrorists Arrested With 6 AK-47 Rifles In J&K's Kathua Three people suspected to be terrorists were arrested with six weapons in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a senior police officer said....
10:36, 09/12/2019

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic Pechier was already being investigated for nine d...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
13:36, 04/29/2019

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Dem...
18:24, 06/06/2019

UN says suspected cholera cases in Yemen surge to 460,000 The U.N. says over 460,000 suspected cholera cases have been recorded in war-battered Yemen so far this year — a sharp rise from the 380,000 cases for all of 2018...
01:24, 07/09/2019

K-Pop singer Samuel’s dad’s suspected killer arrested The man suspected of killing K-Pop star Samuel’s father Jose Arredondo was busted in Mexico on Monday night, authorities said. The suspect was only identified as Roberto N. as per local laws, ac...
02:12, 07/31/2019

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Dem...
19:48, 06/06/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and that 10 houses were searched in total....
15:24, 07/30/2019

Former Uber Employee Says 'Safe Rides Fee' Was the Rip-Off You Always Suspected Uber has, across its 10-year history, been the subject of any number of public scandals—from workplace sexual harassment and data privacy to labor strikes and myriad other controversies. But thanks to...
02:12, 08/24/2019

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's northeast....
23:24, 05/25/2019

Two men suspected of releasing CS gas on London tube train Passengers treated for coughing and shortness of breath at Oxford Circus stationPolice are looking for two male suspects after gas was released in a tube train carriage in central London.A number of p...
02:36, 07/21/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about...
02:12, 08/23/2019

Christchurch man arrested over suspected explosive device A 33-year-old man in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has been arrested after a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition was found at a vacant property, police said....
10:48, 04/30/2019

One dead after suspected knife attack near Lyon A 19-year-old man has died and nine people have been left injured after a suspected knife attack in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon, French police have said....
21:48, 08/31/2019

U.S. air strike kills suspected IS coordinator in Somalia A U.S. air strike killed a facilitator for an Islamic State-aligned militia in northern Somalia, a statement from the American military's Africa Command said on Sunday....
01:00, 07/29/2019

Suspected mastermind in Ortiz shooting arrested Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
02:00, 06/29/2019

Suspected spy for UAE held in Turkey committed suicide One of two detainees held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide in prison, a justice ministry official said on Monday....
09:51, 04/29/2019

OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. According to OVPD, the suspects ripped cellphones out o...
05:36, 05/24/2019

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles, the second such launch in the last five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks could be in dan...
13:24, 05/09/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
05:36, 05/17/2019

Delta pilot suspected of drinking arrested CNN – An airline pilot in Minnesota was arrested after reportedly showing up to work drunk. Officials say Gabriel Schroeder was taken off a fully boarded Delta Airlines flight at Minneapolis-Sai...
01:24, 08/01/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
18:00, 05/31/2019