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Pinay missing after Taiwan quake

Pinay missing after Taiwan quake: A Filipino woman was reported missing following the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that hit the popular tourist city of Hualien in Taiwan on Wednesday. In an interview on Balitanghali, Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) chief [...]

February 7, 2018 World

At least two killed, buildings collapse in magnitude 6.4 Taiwan quake

 A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the Taiwanese coastal city of Hualien late on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least two, injuring hundreds and trapping people inside several collapsed buildings. Fire officials said up to 16 [...]

February 7, 2018 World

Oil tanker na mayroong 22 crew, nawawala sa Gulf of Guinea

Nawawala ang isang barko na mayroong sakay na 22 Indian crew sa Gulf of Guinea. Huling nakita ang Marine Express tanker noong Biyernes ng madaling araw sa karagatang sakop ng Benin, West Africa. Maliban sa mga crew, sakay din ng [...]

February 5, 2018 World

Girl arrested in LA school middle shooting believed to be 12

A girl believed to be 12 years old opened fire Thursday in a LA middle school classroom, critically wounding one classmate and injuring three others, authorities said. Police arrested the girl and recovered a gun after the shooting that happened [...]

February 2, 2018 World

Employers’ behavior causing maid shortage in Hong Kong

Domestic workers have been an integral part of Hong Kong’s community for a long time but the city has been facing a shortage of household helpers in recent years, and a key factor is employers’ poor treatment of their maids. [...]

January 17, 2018 World

13 children held captive, chained to bed by parents in California

A California couple, David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin have been arrested and thrown in jail for holding their 13 children captive in their Perris home. According to New York Times, the couple's activities were revealed to the police [...]

January 17, 2018 World

Floor at Indonesia’s stock exchange collapses, more than 70 injured

JAKARTA: More than 70 people were injured after a mezzanine floor at the Indonesia Stock Exchange collapsed onto the building's lobby on Monday (Jan 15). Police cordoned off the complex as people fled the building in panic. Many of the [...]

January 16, 2018 World

Louisiana teacher handcuffed, arrested after bringing up brass salary at school board meeting

A Louisiana teacher who spoke out against a superintendent’s new contract was handcuffed and arrested during a school board meeting in an incident caught on video. At the meeting Monday, Deyshia Hargrave brought up the issue of teacher salary and [...]

January 10, 2018 World

Legendary astronaut John Young who walked on the moon dies

John Young, a legendary US astronaut who went into space six times, orbited the moon and then walked on its craggy surface, has died, NASA announced Saturday. He was 87 and died late Friday of complications from pneumonia, the space [...]

January 7, 2018 World

Afghanistan suicide bomb attack: Dozens killed in Kabul

At least 41 people have been killed and more than 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul. A Shia cultural organisation was the target but the Afghan Voice news agency was also hit. So-called Islamic [...]

December 29, 2017 World