Japan to join US-Australia war games amid growing China tensions 26-May-15, 5:23 AM | Matt Siegel, Reuters
Texas gov declares states of emergency, more severe weather expected 26-May-15, 1:04 AM | Ellen Wulfhorst, Reuters
Malaysia finds 139 graves in 'cruel' jungle trafficking camps 25-May-15, 10:47 PM | Praveen Menon, Reuters
Obama heralds first US Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years 26-May-15, 9:37 AM | Reuters
Southeast Asia maritime build-up accelerates, raising risks in disputed seas 26-May-15, 10:04 AM | Siva Govindasamy, Reuters READ MORE
IINIT PA! Global warming looking to heat up in 2015 with El Nino 11:27 am | Philippines News Agency, Sputnik El Nino was declared in 2014, which holds the current record of hottest year reported. Now, experts are saying it's growing as surface sea temperatures warm in the Pacific near Ecuador and Peru.
Militants kill UN soldier in Mali's capital - security sources 11:25 am | Agence France-Presse Militants opened fire on two Bangladeshi United Nations peacekeepers in Mali's capital Bamako on Monday,…
Australian mother abandons children to join IS - media 10:46 am | Agence France-Prese A Sydney mother has abandoned her two children and fled to Syria for a new…
Houthis suffer first serious setback in south Yemen fighting - residents 10:22 am | Mohammed Mukhashaf and Mohammed Ghobari, Reuters Local Sunni Muslim militia ejected Shi'ite Houthi rebels from much of the southern Yemeni city…
Southeast Asia maritime build-up accelerates, raising risks in disputed seas 10:04 am | Siva Govindasamy, Reuters Southeast Asian nations are prioritizing spending on their navies and coastguards amid rising tensions in…
BREAKING NEWS as of 26-May-15, 5:26 AM Filipina maid photographs 'modern slavery' in Hong Kong NOT SO QUICK | Suspension of 'no plate, no travel' doesn't end issue - Cayetano Pacquiao: Exclude Sarangani from Bangsamoro area Brew your own deluxe cool summer drink with TWG’s new Iced Tea collection BAWAL KUNIN | OFWS in Saudi have the right to keep passports - PH embassy Philippine stock index slips below 7,700 OPINION | APEC's epic fail: Philippine underdevelopment IS CHINA INVINCIBLE? Debunking Philippine assumptions on the territorial dispute, Part 2 of 3 Senate to probe P2B in 'fraudulent' PhilHealth claims Philippines' first-quarter imports slump on weak oil prices Tony Meloto speaks: 'This is the first time I've been called a sexist, and it hurts' WIN FREE TRIP TO BRUSSELS | Deadline for EU Peace Journalism contest extended to June 15 Japan to bankroll repair of farm-to-market roads in Bangsamoro areas IINIT PA! Global warming looking to heat up in 2015 with El Nino Militants kill UN soldier in Mali's capital - security sources
Philippine stock index slips below 7,700 Decliners outnumbered advancers, 145 to 25.
OPINION | APEC's epic fail: Philippine underdevelopment APEC is unabashed in pushing for neoliberal policies, which have been the biggest reason for the exclusion and worsening of conditions for so many in…
Philippines' first-quarter imports slump on weak oil prices With drop in imports, Philippines' balance of trade-in-goods swung to a surplus.
Japan to bankroll repair of farm-to-market roads in Bangsamoro areas Oil prices steady but indications rally running out of steam Asian shares slip, dollar stands tall ABS-CBN's Sky Cable venturing into satellite TV service Davao Port PPP project attracts 5 potential bidders Ayala-Metro Pacific tandem pushes back new ticket rollout for LRT2 Oil prices edge up on firm Asian, U.S. demand
Obama heralds first US Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years 9:37 am | Reuters President Barack Obama heralded the first US Memorial Day in 14 years without a major ground war in an annual ceremony of remembrance on Monday for fallen American forces.
Fire at old people's home in China kills 38 9:31 am | Agence France-Presse A fire at a care home in central China left 38 people dead and six injured, officials and reports said Tuesday.
Vietnam, US jointly hold Pacific security experts' meeting 8:11 am | Philippines News Agency | Xinhua Security experts gathered Monday in Vietnam at an annual meeting of the Pacific Area Security Sector Working Group 2015 (PASSWG 2015) to discuss measures to respond to security threat.
After petition by 120,000, Australia allows autistic Filipino boy to stay 7:56 am | Agence France-Presse A Filipino boy with autism whose fight against deportation from Australia prompted tens of thousands to petition the government on his behalf will be allowed to stay, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said Monday.
US warplanes scrambled after bogus jetliner threats 6:24 am | Agence France-Presse US warplanes were scrambled to escort an Air France passenger jet flying from Paris to New York on Monday, following one of several threats against commercial aircraft that proved to be unfounded.
Japan to join US-Australia war games amid growing China tensions 5:23 am | Matt Siegel, Reuters Japan will join a major US-Australian military exercise for the first time in a sign of growing security links between the three countries as tensions fester over China's island building in the South China Sea.
Taliban truck bomber wounds over 70 in south Afghanistan 4:49 am | Mamoon Durrani, Agence France-Presse More than 70 people were wounded Monday when a Taliban truck driver detonated a ton of explosives outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of attacks that have sent civilian casualties surging.
Iraq rebuts US criticism of security forces' lack of will to fight IS 3:46 am | Jean Marc Mojon, Agence France-Presse Iraq on Monday rejected accusations by the US defense chief that its security forces dodged battle in Ramadi and lack the will to fight the Islamic State group.
Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria 2:41 am | Reuters Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to retake the Iraqi city that fell to the Islamists a week ago in a major setback for the government.
Volcano erupts on Galapagos island home to unique pink iguanas 2:25 am | Alexandra Valencia, Reuters A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos islands erupted in the early hours of Monday, the National Park said, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.
VIDEO | Women activists cross DMZ to mixed reception on South Korean side 1:39 am | James Pearson, Reuters A group of international women activists crossed the heavily-fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea on Sunday in what they said was a symbolic act for peace.
Texas gov declares states of emergency, more severe weather expected 1:04 am | Ellen Wulfhorst, Reuters The governor of Texas on Monday declared states of disaster in 24 counties, citing the severe weather and flash flooding that have killed at least two people.