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Philippine military says high-ranking...

Philippine military says high-ranking...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Apr 29 2017

The government says it is making inroads in crushing the rebels in a bid to arrest the piracy and prevent...

Young Bangladeshi innovators compete...

Young Bangladeshi innovators compete...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 24 2017

The skill-based competition run by the software giant began on Sunday and will run until April 26.

Philippine troops kill three more militants...

Philippine troops kill three more militants...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Apr 23 2017

Philippine soldiers have killed three more Islamic State-linked militants on a resort island where they...

FBI official: BB heist was...

FBI official: BB heist was...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 29 2017

Last week, officials in Washington, speaking on condition of anonymity, blamed North Korea

Philippine troops rescue ship captain...

Philippine troops rescue ship captain...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Mar 25 2017

The kidnappers took Agacac and his companion Laurencio Tiro captive from a cargo ship off Basilan on...

BB heist probe still dangling

BB heist probe still dangling

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 15 2017

On February 4, 2016, hackers attempted to steal $101 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account

Philippines 'hitman' to file ICC case...

Philippines 'hitman' to file ICC case...

World

Tue, Mar 14 2017

Duterte and the police have denied links to the other killings, many of which rights groups say bear...

Japan plans to send largest warship...

Japan plans to send largest warship...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Mar 13 2017

The 249 metre-long warship, Izumo, is as large as Japan's World War II-era carriers and can operate up...

Pro-IS militants re-emerge as Philippine...

Pro-IS militants re-emerge as Philippine...

World

Tue, Feb 28 2017

Over the past two years the Abu Sayyaf has been involved in kidnapping dozens of people in increasingly...

German hostage beheaded by Philippine...

German hostage beheaded by Philippine...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Feb 27 2017

The Abu Sayyaf, blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine history, had demanded a ransom of $600,000...

Asean unsettled by China's weapon systems,...

Asean unsettled by China's weapon systems,...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Feb 21 2017

Southeast Asian countries see China's installation of weapons systems in the South China Sea as very...

Thousands of Filipino Catholics march...

Thousands of Filipino Catholics march...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Feb 18 2017

Thousands of Roman Catholics marched in the Philippines capital Manila on Saturday in the biggest gathering...

Unicef slams proposed Philippines law...

Unicef slams proposed Philippines law...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Feb 13 2017

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child states that setting the age of criminal responsibility below...

Death of a businessman: How the Philippines...

Death of a businessman: How the Philippines...

World

Mon, Feb 13 2017

When Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte summoned his security chiefs to an urgent meeting one Sunday...

Earthquake in southern Philippines kills...

Earthquake in southern Philippines kills...

World

Sat, Feb 11 2017

Four people died and more than 100 were injured after a powerful earthquake struck the island of Mindanao...

Cambodia promises harsher drug crackdown...

Cambodia promises harsher drug crackdown...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Feb 8 2017

Over the past month, 2,428 people have been arrested in Cambodia for drug-related offences, with 1,243...

Shanty town fire in Philippines leaves...

Shanty town fire in Philippines leaves...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Feb 8 2017

A massive fire swept through a crowded shanty town near the docks in Manila, destroying houses and leaving...

Armed men storm prison in Philippines,...

Armed men storm prison in Philippines,...

World

Wed, Jan 4 2017

Armed men with links to Muslim rebels stormed a prison early on Wednesday in the southern Philippines,...

Tens of thousands flee as Christmas...

Tens of thousands flee as Christmas...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 26 2016

Typhoon Nock-Ten made landfall in the eastern island province of Catanduanes with gusts of 235km an hour,...

Sixteen hurt in Christmas eve blast...

Sixteen hurt in Christmas eve blast...

World

Sun, Dec 25 2016

Sixteen people were wounded in a grenade explosion outside a Catholic church during a Christmas eve mass...

RCBC denies responsibility, blames Bangladesh...

RCBC denies responsibility, blames Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 14 2016

Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) responded on Tuesday to comments by an investigator...