Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday October 19, 2014
S.S.P. Chowrasia fired four-under 67 to score 271 while Gangjee and Randhawa carded 66 and 72 in the final round to end with score of 274 at the Hong Kong Golf Club which saw a new champion in Hend, who beat Philippines' Angelo Que in a playoff after...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 19, 2014
The United States said on Saturday it would cooperate with a Philippine prosecutor's effort to question a murder suspect and four other US Marines over the killing of a transgender Filipino sex worker.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 18, 2014
Two Germans freed after being held for six months in the southern Philippines by a militant group that threatened to behead one of them if ransom was not paid were flown to Manila on Saturday under the care of their embassy, a Philippine military spo...
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 18, 2014
Two Germans kidnapped by Islamic militants in the Philippines are safely back at their Manila embassy, officials said Saturday after a harrowing six-month ordeal in which they endured threats of beheading and seemingly routine cruelty.
World | Reuters | Friday October 17, 2014
Islamist militants in the southern Philippines have said they are willing to extend Friday's deadline to execute one of two German hostages by two hours if they receive word that ransom will be paid.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Philippines on Thursday stepped up army patrols in the jungles of the southern island of Jolo where al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants are holding two Germans captive and are threatening to kill one of them.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
Two Swiss nationals have been shot dead in a southern Philippine resort town, police said on Monday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday October 5, 2014
Boxers from the Philippines, India and Mongolia all claimed they were the victims of scoring that favoured the South Korean boxers for being hosts of the games in Incheon.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday October 3, 2014
Shin Jong-Hun, a highly controversial winner over Mark Anthony Barriga of the Philippines in Thursday's semi-final, dominated Kazakhstan's Birzhan Zhakypov in an energetic display leaving no doubts about the judging.
World | Reuters | Monday September 29, 2014
Two Germans being held by an Islamist group in the southern Philippines appealed to the Philippine and German governments to secure their release through a message on local radio on Monday, days after the militants threatened to kill them.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 29, 2014
Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is engaged in a bitter territorial with its neighbours.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 28, 2014
The difficult process of disarming Philippine Muslim rebels after a decades-long insurgency has started, negotiators said Sunday, with the decommissioning of a first batch of firearms expected before year-end.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday September 26, 2014
Akhil Kumar went down? against Charly Suarez of the Philippines in the quarter-finals of the men's light weight (60kg) division in the Asian Games.
World | Reuters | Friday September 26, 2014
A threat by Philippine militants to kill a German hostage in a show of solidarity with Islamic State is the latest sign that the Middle East group's brand of radicalism is winning recruits in Asia and posing a growing security risk in the region.
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Al-Qaeda linked militants in the southern Philippines have threatened to kill two Germans hostages they have been holding since April unless Germany stops supporting U.S. action against Islamic State militants, the SITE monitoring service said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 23, 2014
The Philippines' biggest mall operator said on Tuesday it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape, following a social media outrage.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Indian men's basketball team lost 76-85 to Philippines in their opening preliminary round Group E encounter.
World | Reuters | Saturday September 20, 2014
Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.
World | Associated Press | Saturday September 20, 2014
A series of earthquakes destroyed 17 houses and damaged 66 others on Saturday in a southern Philippine town, slightly injuring three people, officials said.
World | Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
A tropical storm dumped heavy rain on the Philippine capital on Friday, flooding many parts of the city, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets.