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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 »

Comet will be visible until the 24th–Pagasa

In this Sunday, March 10, 2013, photo taken with a 600-millimeter telephoto lens, comet Pan-STARRS appears between the clouds low in the western sky as seen from Harrells, North Carolina. Stargazers have until March 24 to catch a glimpse of the comet by taking in the Manila Bay sunset, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said on Monday, March 11, 2013.  AP PHOTO/THE FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER, JOHNNY HORNE

Stargazers have until March 24 to catch a glimpse of the Comet Pan-STARRS or C/2011 L4 by taking in the Manila Bay sunset, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Monday.

Posted: March 12th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Kuwaiti envoy’s guard stopped for gun


The Makati City police stood firm in its implementation of the nationwide gun ban, charging a bodyguard of an ambassador to Manila with violation of the election prohibition.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

3 Chinese in trouble for selling fake sandals


Three Chinese nationals were facing charges after the Northern Police District caught them selling counterfeit sandals at a warehouse in Valenzuela City.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Iranians vs Iranian: 3 nabbed

pasig city

Robbery charges were filed Thursday against three Iranian brothers after they reportedly held up a fellow Iranian of more than P200,000 in Pasig City.

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Italian loses laptop, cell phones, P51k in Makati restaurant


An Italian national lost her laptop, cell phones, camera and P51,000 in cash in a Makati City restaurant on Monday night.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Elderly Australian national found dead in Manila condo unit


An Australian national who had been suffering from heart ailment was found dead Saturday night in his condominium unit in Manila, police said.

Posted: October 21st, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Taiwanese trader killed in robbery try–police report

Macabagdal st., Caloocan City

A Taiwanese businessman was found dead, with his neck slit open, Monday morning, as suspected thieves tried to steal valuables from the warehouse where he operated his business in Caloocan City.

Posted: October 1st, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »



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