China will not allow violations of its territorial waters Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 8:34 PM | Adam Rose, Reuters
Tunisian mediator group wins Nobel Peace Prize for aiding move to democracy Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 8:15 PM | Gwladys Fouche and Tarek Amara, Reuters
Unrest spreads to Gaza as Israeli troops kill six Palestinians Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 7:32 AM | Adel Zaanoun, Agence France-Presse
US to stop training Syrian rebels, will just give them weapons Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 7:52 AM | Phil Stewart and Kate Holton, Reuters
VIDEO | US Navy mulls sailing near disputed South China Sea islands 09-October-15, 12:47 AM | Roberta Rampton and David Brunnstrom, Reuters | With News5 and Reuters video reports READ MORE
Thousands demonstrate in Berlin against EU-US free trade deal 11:15 pm | Agence France-Presse Hundreds of thousands of people rallied Saturday in the German capital against the massive free-trade accord being negotiated by the European Union and the United States.
At least 86 killed in Turkey's deadliest attack 11:04 pm | Fulya Ozerkan, Burak Akinci, Agence France-Presse At least 86 people were killed Saturday in the Turkish capital Ankara when twin blasts…
Nobel laureate chemist Richard Heck, 84, dies in Manila 10:21 pm | Rosemarie Francisco, Reuters American chemist and Nobel laureate Richard Heck died in Manila on Saturday after years of…
At least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rally 6:34 pm | Agence France-Presse At least 30 people were killed Saturday in twin explosions in Turkey's capital Ankara, targeting…
N.Korea leader says forces can 'fight any war' with US 5:24 pm | Agence France-Presse North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Saturday his country could fight in any war provoked…
BREAKING NEWS as of Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 6:16 PM IMF warns of global slowdown, urges US to ratify overdue reform plan Court rejects senatorial aspirant Palparan's bid to get out for 'Bio-boto' Lumad relocation, shelter proposal not meant to uproot them: Dinky Blue skies, water ice found on Pluto - NASA Cities urged to take strong actions in protecting world's remaining 'carbon budget' US condemns 'horrific' Turkey bombings and 'depravity' of attackers NTA approves new floor prices for tobacco Thousands demonstrate in Berlin against EU-US free trade deal At least 86 killed in Turkey's deadliest attack Nobel laureate chemist Richard Heck, 84, dies in Manila DOWN SOUTH | On Trees and Cities Govt to spend P1B to fight HIV epidemic next year At least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rally Bongbong officially declares quest for VP post N.Korea leader says forces can 'fight any war' with US
IMF warns of global slowdown, urges US to ratify overdue reform plan The International Monetary Fund warned against a further global economic slowdown on Friday amid a continued slump in emerging economies, and repeated a call on…
NTA approves new floor prices for tobacco The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) has approved new floor prices for tobacco for the trading years 2016 and 2017 which, it said, would bring additional…
More transparency on controversial TPP urged More transparency concerning the newly achieved controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is being sought by countries, organizations and politicians.
Bloomberry to turn Quezon City property into mixed-use devt Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard -- IMF PAL ground employees union files notice of strike Manufacturing sector recovers from 3-month drop in August Think tank belies claim of better jobs outlook in PHL Global oil prices climb on weak US dollar, Middle East worries Four major gaming studios planning to enter the Philippines
With Russian escalation in Syria, West should give up on toppling Assad - analysts 3:52 pm | Valerie Leroux and Eric Randolph, Agence France-Presse Blind-sided by Russia's sudden escalation in Syria, Western powers must abandon hopes of toppling the regime and instead make do with steering Moscow away from actions that deepen the conflict, analysts say.
UN OKs military action vs human traffickers as new migrant surge hits Greece 2:05 pm | Ljubomir Milasin and Ella Ide, Agence France-Presse Greece was hit by a huge new surge in migrants as the United Nations Friday approved a European seize-and-destroy military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean.
China vows to keep building on reefs in South China Sea as lighthouses are completed 11:27 am | Reuters | Agence France-Presse (UPDATED 7:03 PM) China on Saturday vowed to continue building in disputed reefs of the South China Sea, as state media said construction had finished on two lighthouses on reefs claimed by other countries.
Canadian firm opens facility to pull carbon from air 10:41 am | Deborah Jones, Agence France-Presse Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, has unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.
Japan protests as UNESCO archives Nanjing massacre documents 10:33 am | Harumi Ozawa, Agence France-Presse Japan on Saturday lashed out at UNESCO's decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register, describing it as 'extremely regrettable' and calling for the process to be reformed.
Tai chi can help build strength, relieve pain 9:46 am | Madeline Kennedy, Reuters For people with chronic illnesses ranging from cancer to arthritis, Tai chi exercises may improve walking, build strength and reduce pain, according to a new analysis of past research.
Rohingya trafficking victims endure limbo in Thailand 9:30 am | Alisa Tang, Thomson Reuters Foundation The strapping 23-year-old Rohingya Muslim was matter of fact as he described being forced onto a boat in Myanmar for a tortuous two-month-long journey, beaten and kicked by traffickers as he watched scores die of starvation and thirst along the way.
US, Russia to hold new Syria air safety talks - Pentagon 9:16 am | Agence France-Presse Russia and the United States are set to renew talks to avoid accidents in Syrian air space as the two countries conduct separate bombing campaigns, a US official said Friday.
Obama meets families of Oregon massacre victims as two more die in campus shootings 8:04 am | Agence France-Presse US President Barack Obama met in Oregon Friday with relatives of victims of a deadly rampage at a community college, as shootings on two more school campuses left two people dead and four wounded.
US to stop training Syrian rebels, will just give them weapons 7:52 am | Phil Stewart and Kate Holton, Reuters The United States will largely abandon its failed efforts to train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State, and instead provide arms and equipment directly to rebel leaders and their units on the battlefield, the Obama administration said on Friday.
Unrest spreads to Gaza as Israeli troops kill six Palestinians 7:32 am | Adel Zaanoun, Agence France-Presse A week of violence between Israelis and Palestinians spread to the Gaza Strip Saturday, with Israeli troops killing six in clashes on the border and Islamist movement Hamas calling for more unrest.
VIDEO | NASA spacecraft finds blue skies, water ice on Pluto 2:43 am | Philippine News Agency | PTI | With a News5 video report In a major finding, the first color images of Pluto's atmospheric hazes beamed by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft show that the icy-dwarf planet has blue skies similar to Earth and frozen water on its surface.