Murder and multiple frustrated murder charges were filed last week against a Sarangani provincial board member for the ambush slaying of Maitum Mayor George McPerson ‘Mac’ Perrett. Charged was Alexander Bryan Reganit of Maitum town. Reganit is a provincial board member and an ally of Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say a Filipino health worker who tested positive for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has arrived home from the United Arab Emirates. It’s the first known case of the deadly virus in Asia. Health Secretary Enrique Ona said Wednesday the Filipino’s blood tested
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police say at least five people including a 2-year-old boy were killed and 15 others were injured when a passenger bus rammed a stalled truck along the highway in eastern Philippines’ Camarines Sur province at the start of the Easter week exodus of vacationers to provinces.
US President Barack Obama is expected to visit Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Malaysia this month as part of his push to increase US diplomatic, economic and security engagement with countries in the Asia-Pacific region. But despite the relative size and strategic importance of the other countries, it is his April 27 trip to Malaysia that arguably gives the president his biggest problems.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture organization is warning banana growers that a fungal disease is spreading through crops from Asia to Africa and the Middle East.
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