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Philippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam


State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Thailand ranks No. 1 in beachfront hotels

This picture taken on February 14, 2013 shows tourists on Patong beach in Phuket, southern Thailand. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI

Experiencing a dramatic surge in tourism, Thailand has surpassed the United States in the number of hotels truly set on its beaches, according to a survey of more than 11,000 hotels in 109 countries released Friday.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Arrest made in death of Fil-Am girl, 6

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A 17-year-old male has been arrested in the death of 6-year-old Jenise Wright, the Kitsap County sheriff announced Saturday, August 9.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pope kicks off Asia missionary boost in South Korea

A banner showing Pope Francis is displayed on the street in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Pope Francis is scheduled to make a five-day trip to South Korea, starting Aug. 13 to participate in a Catholic youth festival and to preside over a beatification ceremony for 124 Korean martyrs.  AP PHOTO/AHN YOUNG-JOON

When Pope Francis was a young Jesuit, he wanted to follow in the great Jesuit tradition and become a missionary in Asia. Health problems kept him home, but he is finally getting his chance, traveling to Asia as the world’s most visible and popular Catholic missionary.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Woman flying to PH caught with cash in girdle


A 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly on an international trip to the Philippines from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with almost $41,000 in cash hidden inside her girdle, bra and carry-on bag, federal authorities said.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »