Bangsamoro, Business, News

Duterte wants Marawi conflict to end before his second SONA

12 Jul , 2017  

Wanting to be at the Batasan Complex for his second State of the Nation Address free of the Marawi conflict baggage, President Duterte expressed his wishful command to end it sooner between 10 to 15 days. During his personal appearance gracing the 10th anniversary listing of the Phoenix Petroleum at the Philippine Stock Exchange in […]

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Bangsamoro, Crime

Abu Sayyaf beheads 2 kidnapped Vietnamese sailors in Basilan

5 Jul , 2017  

Zamboanga City, July 5 — The decapitated remains of two of the remaining five abducted Vienamese sailors stunned residents of a Basilan town early this morning. The bodies were found about 5:40 in the morning first by a resident of a barangay of Sumisip town. The horrifying discovery was disclosed by Col. Juvymax Uy, the […]

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Tech News, Travel, World

Laptop ban reduce passenger demand on US-bound flights from ME

5 Jun , 2017  

The prevailing ban on laptops for passengers traveling specific routes from Middle Eastern countries to the United States has a negative impact on airlines in the region. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirmed Sunday that passenger demand for flights by Middle East airlines to the United States fell in April in year-on-year terms by […]

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News, Video, World

Turkish political leaders, UN security council, condemns Saturday’s terror attack in Istanbul

12 Dec , 2016  

ANKARA, Dec 12 — Political leaders of Turkey issued a joint statement at the parliament on Sunday, condemning Saturday’s terror attack near a football stadium in Istanbul, state-run Anadolu Agency reported. In parliament, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), the main opposition Republican’s People Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), said in […]

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News, Video, World

UN Security Council condemns deadly terrorist attack of Cairo Coptic Orthodox cathedral

12 Dec , 2016  

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 12 — The UN Security Council on Sunday “condemned in the strongest terms” a terrorist attack in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, which killed at least 25 people, stressing that “those responsible for these killings should be held accountable.” The 15-nation UN body, in a press statement issued here, said that “the […]

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News, World

Dozens killed, injured in terrorist attack at Instanbul Ataturk airport

29 Jun , 2016  

ISTANBUL, June 29 — At least 36 people were killed and 147 others injured in two explosions that hit the Ataturk Airport, the largest in Istanbul on Tuesday evening and involved three suicide bombers, forcing the suspension of all flights. “We’re evaluating the possibility of three suicide bombers,” Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin told the press […]

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News, World

Terrorist attack on Brussels’ metro train kill dozens, injures over a hundred

22 Mar , 2016  

At least 34 people dead and 186 more injured on suspected multiple terror attack in Brussels’ Maelbeek metro train station near the European Union offices with the metro, tram and bus services operations shut down. BRUSSELS, March 22 — All metro, tram and bus services have been shut down following explosions in the Brussels airport […]

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News, World

Report of gunfire, hostage situation of suspected Islamic militants in Burkina Faso

16 Jan , 2016  

Alarming hostage situation is unfolding just now as shootout with Islamist militants at hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital. Reports that an ongoing hostage situation is happening at a hotel in the city center of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, after at least three armed turbaned men began shooting at a hotel frequently used by […]

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News, World

Security level increase as search is on for Paris attackers in Geneva

11 Dec , 2015  

GENEVA, Dec. 11 — Geneva increased its level of security alert on Thursday as law enforcement personnel actively tracked down individuals thought to be linked to the investigation of the Paris terrorist attacks in November. Heightened security measures have been implemented in potential target areas including Geneva airport and international organizations such as the United […]

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News, World

Regional powers criticize PRC over South China Sea conduct

23 Nov , 2015  

China on Sunday found itself on the receiving end of criticism from many Asia-Pacific leaders over its recent aggressive actions to enforce territorial claims to the South China Sea. While leaders from the region, who gathered for an annual regional summit in Kuala Lumpur, spoke with one voice against terrorism, there remained wide differences between […]

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News, World

UN body adopts resolution against IS terrorist attacks

21 Nov , 2015  

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on Friday, calling on all countries to coordinate efforts to prevent further terrorist attacks by the Islamic State (IS) and similar groups. The unanimously-adopted resolution calls upon member states that have the capacity to do so to “take all necessary measures” to “redouble and coordinate their efforts to […]

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News, Video, World

French warplanes carry massive airstrikes over IS de facto capital

16 Nov , 2015  

French warplanes carried out over 30 airstrikes against positions of the Islamic State (IS) de facto capital of al-Raqqa in northern Syria late Sunday, a monitor group reported. The strikes targeted the city of al-Raqqa and its surroundings, amid a state of alert among IS militants in the city, according to the Syrian Observatory for […]

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Bangsamoro, Crime, Mindanao, News

Two incidents of grenade bombings in Cotabato injures 8 persons

15 Nov , 2015  

[flexiblemap title=”Kabacan, North Cotabato” address=”Kabakan, North Cotabato, Philippines” region=”South East Asia” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”250px” zoom=”8″] Two incidents of grenade bombings over the weekend in Cotabato City and North Cotabato province by still unknown suspects injures 8 persons. Police authorities have launched a manhunt against four men who carried out bombing attacks in Cotabato City and […]

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Manila, News

After Paris attacks will security measures for APEC leaders’ summit enough?

15 Nov , 2015  

After Paris attacks will security measures for APEC leaders’ summit be enough? QUEZON CITY, Nov. 15 – Will the Islamic State terror attacks in Paris on Friday have a resounding effect on the upcoming Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on November 18 to 19 in Manila in terms of security preparation? During the weekly Kapihan […]

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News, World

Paris Attack ‘Act of War,’ says French President Hollande

15 Nov , 2015  

PARIS, Nov. 15 (PNA/Xinhua) — French President Francois Hollande announced a national mourning for three days after attacks claimed by the Islamic State (IS) radical cell that struck the French capital, causing 129 dead and 352 injured among whom at least 99 are in very critical situations, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins announced Saturday evening. “The […]

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News, World

France thanks PH for expression of sympathy, world leaders condemn Paris terrorist attacks

15 Nov , 2015  

France has expressed gratitude to the Philippines for its expression of sympathy following last Friday’s deadly attacks that left more than 100 people killed in Paris. “We are deeply touched by the heartfelt expressions of support in the Philippines extended by President Benigno S. Aquino III, the national and local authorities, the people of the […]

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Buzz News, News, Video, World

Man plays John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ on Paris street after terrorist attack

15 Nov , 2015  

Man plays John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ on Paris street after terrorist attack A man pulled his piano with a bike up to rue Richard Lenoir ten meters from the Bataclan, the theater last night was the scene of the bloodiest terrorist attacks in Paris. Then he began to play the notes of ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon. […]

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News, World

Turkey heightens G-20 leaders summit venue

15 Nov , 2015  

[flexiblemap title=”Anatalya-Turkey” address=”Anatalya, Turkey” region=”Middle East Asia” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”250px” zoom=”8″] Ahead of the G20 summit, Turkish police detained 20 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants in Antalya province as part of the crack down on extremist group. Twin bombings in Ankara on Oct. 10 that killed 102 people, the worst terrorist attack in the nation’s […]

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News, Video, World

Islamic State claims responsibility as 150 killed in attacks across Paris

15 Nov , 2015  

Islamic State claims responsibility of Paris attacks that took place Friday night in an online press release Saturday. “Eight brothers carrying explosive belts and assault rifles targeted the places previously carefully selected,” it said. “They triggered their belts amid these disbelievers after having used up their ammunitions,” continued the statement. IS also threats that France […]

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News, World

Report: US intelligence suggest Islamic State bomb cause Russian plane crash

5 Nov , 2015  

Report: US intelligence suggest Islamic State bomb cause Russian plane crash U.S. cable news network CNN reported Wednesday that latest U.S. intelligence suggests the crash of a Russian passenger plane in Egypt was most likely caused by a bomb planted by the terror group Islamic State (IS) or its affiliate. A U.S. official quoted by […]

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Bangsamoro, Mindanao, News

Mindanao on ‘Red Alert’ Wednesday due power deficiency, bomb threats

5 Nov , 2015  

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) have placed the entire island of Mindanao on “red alert” on Wednesday as it announced a power deficiency of 40 megawatts and alleged escalation of bombing threats on transmission lines. “With the return of the generating facilities of STEAG Power in Misamis Oriental and Mt. Apo in […]

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News, World

Russian Jetliner crashes in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula

31 Oct , 2015  

Russian Jetliner crashes in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula Plane took off from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, Egypt for Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg  224 People on-board The bodies of at least 100 people recovered at the crash site of Russian Airbus A321 in Egypt, news wire reports said. Fatalities include 63 men, 138 women and 17 […]

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Crime, World

Terrorists attack Parisian newspaper HQ of Charlie Hebdo

8 Jan , 2015  

PARIS, Jan. 8 — Terrorists attack Parisian newspaper headquarters of Charlie Hebdo a “French satirical weekly paper featuring cartoons, reports, polemics, and jokes. Irreverent and stridently non-conformist in tone, the publication is strongly antireligious and left-wing, publishing articles on the extreme right, Catholicism, Islam, Judaism, politics, culture.” The office of Paris Prosecutor of the Republic […]

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