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Japanese wakes up poorer due to karaoke ‘friends’


A Japanese tourist lost nearly 200,000 yen (P86,000) in cash and valuables to a group of “friendly” Filipinos who invited him to a karaoke bar in Binondo, Manila, where they laced his drink with a sedative on Saturday.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Busted Chinese yield ‘narco-list’


While the country may be focused on the so-called “Napolist,” the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) believes it has come across a Chinese “narco-list.”

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Manila mission to appease HK

In this file photo taken on August 23, 2010, Philippine policemen take position as they start their attack on a hijacked tourist bus in Manila. AFP FILE PHOTO

Manila Councilor Bernie Ang on Wednesday said he would make arrangements for a trip to Hong Kong for talks with representatives of the slain hostages’ relatives.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aussie trader shot, wounded by robbers in Quezon City


An Australian businessman was shot and wounded by motorcycle-riding robbers who took his bag containing P500,000 worth of cash and jewelry on Timog Avenue, Quezon City on Monday.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Korean trader kills self over money woes

The First Standout Trading Inc. office in Quezon City  PHOTO FROM THE COMPANY’S FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

Faced with the prospect of going bankrupt a fourth time, a Korean businessman killed himself on Monday by stabbing himself and slashing his throat in the toilet of his office in Quezon City.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »