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Abu Sayyaf men abduct 2 in Malaysia–officials


A 29-year-old Chinese national and a Filipino resort worker have been abducted from a resort off Semporna, Malaysian and Philippine officials said Thursday.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Remains of 4 foreigners killed on Mayon await shipment to Germany, Spain

In this photo taken from Legazpi, the capital city of Albay province in the central Philippines, a cloud of ash shoots up to the sky as Mayon volcano erupts about 450 kilometers (285 miles) southeast of Manila Tuesday morning, May 7, 2013. A mountain guide said three foreign climbers and their Filipino guide were killed when the volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, spewed rocks and ash after a 3-year calm. AP FILE PHOTO/Allan Imperial

The remains of the four foreign tourists killed last Tuesday in a steam explosion on Mayon volcano arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Friday.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

British tourist cries rape; cops make arrest


Police have arrested a resort cook for the alleged rape of a British tourist in Boracay recently.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Romanian man found dead at Ifugao waterfall


A Romanian university student has been found dead three days after he went missing while swimming at a popular waterfall in the northern Philippines.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Foreigner who died in Taguig jail not a New Zealander, says immigration exec


Lionel Albert Stride, the inmate who reportedly died of cardiac arrest Sunday in a detention facility in Bicutan, Taguig City was a British citizen, not a New Zealander, an official of the Bureau of Immigration said on Wednesday.

Posted: April 4th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Indian tourist robbed

An Indian tourist fell prey Saturday noon to thieves who stole close to P100,000 worth of electronic gadgets and different foreign currencies from her at a fastfood restaurant in Manila.

Posted: March 3rd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino guide refuses to leave Taw-Tawi until 2 foreign tourists are rescued


Ivan Sarenas, the Filipino bird watcher-guide, who told authorities he escaped when he and his two European companions were kidnapped at sea on Tuesday following their two-week expedition in Tawi-Tawi, has refused to leave the island province.

Posted: February 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Smell of decay leads to body of Arab tourist in Manila hotel room


The smell of decay led to the discovery of the body of a Middle Eastern tourist inside his hotel room in Manila early Thursday.

Posted: February 3rd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace elated by Palawan river’s inclusion among new wonders of nature

The Puerto Princesa Subterrarean River National Park located in Puerto Princesa City. AFP

Malacañang welcomed the inclusion of the Puerto Princesa Underground River among the world’s new seven wonders of nature, expressing optimism that the recognition would trigger a more lively tourism in the Philippines.

Posted: November 12th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

French national goes berserk at NAIA


A French national went berserk at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after his Filipina girlfriend did not show up to meet him Thursday night, airport authorities said.

Posted: October 21st, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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