Protesters stay out on Hong Kong streets, defying Beijing 30-Sep-14, 5:58 AM | James Pomfret and Charlie Zhu, Reuters
At least 36 feared dead on Japanese volcano, search called off 29-Sep-14, 10:26 PM | Elaine Lies, Reuters
Obama admits US underestimated IS, as air strikes intensify 29-Sep-14, 1:09 PM | Agence France-Presse
'Canadian Psycho' admits killing Chinese student, but mental health at issue 30-Sep-14, 12:29 AM | Jacques Lemieux, Agence France-Presse
Islamic State drags Obama back into Mideast quagmire 26-September-14, 05:29 AM | Samia Nakhoul, Reuters READ MORE
Olympic US swimming champion Phelps arrested for drunken driving 2:05 am | Steve Ginsburg, Reuters Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested for drunken driving early on Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland Transportation Authority Police said.
Britain carries out first air strikes against IS in Iraq 1:36 am | Agence France-Presse British fighter jets on Tuesday bombed an artillery post and an armed truck used by…
US lawmakers scold Secret Service chief over White House breach 1:15 am | David Lawder, Reuters US lawmakers scolded the head of the US Secret Service on Tuesday over a security…
Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance 11:29 pm | Donny Kwok and Yimou Lee, Reuters Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday,…
Afghan, U.S. officials sign long-awaited security deal 8:28 pm | Reuters Under the terms of agreement, 12,000 foreign military personnel are expected to stay after 2014,…
BREAKING NEWS as of 01-Oct-14, 3:53 AM Thousands of children orphaned, rejected as Ebola wrecks families Olympic US swimming champion Phelps arrested for drunken driving Britain carries out first air strikes against IS in Iraq US lawmakers scold Secret Service chief over White House breach VIDEO | Pinoy fisherman survives 9 days at sea, is rescued by Taiwanese vessel MEL STA.MARIA | Gilas fans' disappointment is not hatred; but Coach Chot should be retained Government mulls use of taxpayers' money to revive auto industry Money supply growth stays below 20 pct for a second month in Aug Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance Third-quarter economic performance crucial to meeting full-year growth goal, says NEDA chief Senate quizzes Purisima on building of 'White House' before donation, purchase of cheap Land Cruiser Britons involved in viral video of brutal arrest released Afghan, U.S. officials sign long-awaited security deal Britain proposes anti-extremism curbs on civil liberties Filipino couple in animal torture videos jailed for life
Government mulls use of taxpayers' money to revive auto industry The government may allot $600 million of the national budget for the program.
Money supply growth stays below 20 pct for a second month in Aug Bank lending to the private sector fueled the monetary expansion.
Third-quarter economic performance crucial to meeting full-year growth goal, says NEDA chief The Philippine economy needs to grow by 6.9 percent in the second half to meet the lower-end of the full-year target of 6.5-7.5 percent.
Bangko Sentral says it's managing forex volatility, as US dollar hits P45 Signing of LRT1 Cavite Extension contract slated for Oct 2 Megaworld adds a fifth tower in Iloilo business park on brisk demand Globe ties up with CloudFone, Intel for free tablet data plan Japan's Okura Hotels setting up shop at Resorts World operator's Manila Bay project ICTSI to expand Manila International Container Terminal, build new Laguna depot Jan-Aug investment pledges decline
Britain proposes anti-extremism curbs on civil liberties 8:01 pm | Agence France-Presse While not all extremism leads to violence and not all extremists are violent, the damage caused by extremism to society is reason enough to act, says Interior Minister Theresa May.
GREY AND GRACE | 2-B older persons in world by 2050, and UN's Ban seeks end to bias, neglect 6:33 pm | PNA/IRNA The number of older persons is expected to more than double, globally, from 841 million people in 2013 to more than 2 billion in 2050, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday (Sept. 30) in his message on the International Day of Older Persons.
Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to new messaging app 4:19 pm | Agence France-Presse A social messaging app that allows users to contact each other even if a mobile phone network is overloaded or switched off has become a hit among tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters.
BAWAL SA ASIAD | 16 suspected militants, including 5 Pinoys, on South Korean travel blacklist 1:40 pm | Agence France-Presse Sixteen people from four Asian countries were barred from traveling to South Korea for the Asian Games over suspected links with Islamic militant groups, police said Tuesday.
#MISSINGMIGRANTS | What are the most dangerous destinations for irregular migrants? IOM lists 2 12:12 pm | InterAksyon.com What are the most dangerous destinations and routes for irregular migrants? The International Organization on Migration released "Fatal Journeys: Tracking Lives Lost During Migration" and tallied 40,000 victims since 2000.
Hong Kong leader demands protests end 'immediately' 12:08 pm | Agence France-Presse Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying Tuesday called on protest leaders to 'immediately' withdraw their followers from the streets in his first public comments since demonstrators were tear gassed by police.
As IS nears border, Turkey mulls joining coalition 11:53 am | Agence France-Presse Islamic State fighters have closed to within a few kilometers of a key Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey, as Ankara mulls joining the US-led anti-jihadist coalition.
Do you read the terms and conditions? Britons sign away first-born children for free wifi 11:45 am | Agence France-Presse Several Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public Internet, published on Monday.
White House fence-jumper ran through much of main floor 11:13 am | David Lawder, Reuters The man who breached security at the White House this month raced through several rooms on the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, a Republican congressman said on Monday.
Deadly rebel attacks threaten Ukraine truce 11:03 am | Maria Antonova, Agence France-Presse Ukraine's truce and troops withdrawal deal lay in tatters Tuesday after the deadliest wave of attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in more than a month left nine soldiers and four civilians dead.
All 109 onboard South Korea ferry saved as vessel runs aground near site of April tragedy 10:46 am | Agence France-Presse South Korea's coastguard rescued all 109 passengers and crew from a ferry that ran aground Tuesday, not far from the site of April's Sewol ferry tragedy that claimed more than 300 lives.
Obesity risk rises if antibiotics given before age two - study 10:38 am | Kerry Sheridan, Agence France-Prresse Kids who get treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics before age two face a higher risk of childhood obesity, said a US study on Monday.