MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine military commander says five soldiers and four Abu Sayyaf militants have died in a firefight in a southern province where government forces have been hunting down rebels behind the kidnappings of several foreigners and Filipinos....
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines is bracing for possible floods and landslides as Tropical Storm Rammasun intensified while moving closer to the eastern seaboard. Landfall is expected Tuesday morning in Catanduanes province. State weather forecaster Rene Paciente said Rammasun was 570 kilometers east of Catanduanes’ Virac township as of noon Monday, packing winds of...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police say that a radio anchorman in western Philippines was killed by gunmen on a motorcycle. The 67-year-old journalist, Nilo Baculo Sr., had filed a petition in 2008 requesting court protection claiming that elected officials threatened his life after he had reported on their involvement in illegal drug deals, his lawyer,...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine government agents have raided an alleged Internet child porn operation based in a school and arrested its president and eight other people. Cybercrime investigation head Ronald Aguto says the suspects used a room at the Mountaintop Christian Academy in Metropolitan Manila to post images and video on the Internet for...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Electricity was restored Wednesday to most of a Philippine province that was entirely cut off for more than 24 hours when the national power grid operator stopped its supply due to $93 million in unpaid bills, officials said. Shops had been closed and hospitals had been running on generators since Tuesday...
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