Singapore urged all pregnant women showing symptoms of fever or rashes to have themselves tested for the Zika virus Wednesday after the number of cases in the city-state soared to 82. Since Singapore reported its first locally transmitted Zika infection on Saturday, confirmed cases have climbed quickly
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he was ready to discuss any issues with Barack Obama when they meet in Laos next week, but added that the U.S. president must listen to him first before bringing up the question of human rights. Washington has expressed concern about a surge in
The Philippines' top graft-buster, a fearless grandmother who has sued politicians from the president down in her quest to rid her country of corruption, laughs in the face of death threats -- literally. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, 75, chuckled as she recounted to AFP how she was reluctantly
Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police said, following an hours-long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her. Police said the troubled singer, who has had numerous brushes with the law, was being transported to a police station
Confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore rose to 82 on Tuesday, as the United States joined a growing list of countries warning pregnant women or those trying to get pregnant to avoid travel to the city-state. The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has caused explosive outbreaks in the Americas and
The Philippines will send an additional 2,500 troops to a remote southern island this week as the army steps up an offensive against the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf, a presidential spokesman said on Tuesday. About 45 soldiers and Muslim rebels have been killed on Jolo island since Thursday when
The number of drug-related killings in the Philippines since Rodrigo Duterte became president two months ago on a pledge to wipe out the illegal drug trade, has reached around 2,000, according to data released on Tuesday. There has been popular support for his campaign, but the wave of killings unleashed
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Passionate about a band but too shy to share it on Facebook? A new site is hoping to carve out a niche in the crowded social media world by reaching the inner geek of hardcore music fans. Called Fans and accessible at fans.com, the platform lets music lovers trade insights on shows, swap news stories
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The number of Zika cases in Singapore has surged to 82, the government said Tuesday, as the mosquito-fighting effort continued in a bid to curb the spread of the disease. Singapore's Ministry of Health and National Environment Agency confirmed 26 new local infections -- the majority around the eastern
Reports suggest the feud is a publicity stunt for an upcoming wrestling match between Diesel and Dwayne.
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The military troops of the government will continue its mission in Sulu against the bandit group, Abu Sayyaf. According to the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the fifteen soldiers that were killed by ASG in Sulu will serve as their inspiration to fulfill their mission in accordance with the directive
The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem offers a unique preview of an exhibition showcasing 3,000-year old artifacts recovered from Khirbet Geiyafa which archaeologists believe could be the biblical city of Sha’arayim, meaning ‘two gates’, that is mentioned in the story of the battle of David and the Philistine
The Senate Committee on Finance has started looking into the 3.353 trillion proposed national budget for next year. This is alongside the budget deliberations happening also at the House of Representatives. In the hearing earlier, Sen. Panfilo Lacson questions the 80 million per congressman budget
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