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China asks India, US not to disturb peace in South China Sea

Modi is going to meet Trump on June 26. He will hold talks with Trump on a range of bilateral, regional and international issues of common concern.

Jun 23, 2017 18:00 PM

Militants storm into school in Southern Philippines taking several students into hostage

Militants on Wednesday stormed into a school in the southern Philippines and are holding several students hostage. The incident happened on the same island where fight between...

Jun 21, 2017 14:29 PM

Manila casino attack: 34 killed, gunman shot dead; Police suspects robbery attempt, not ‘terrorist attack’

The Manila Police on Friday confirmed that the casino shooting and fire, which triggered fears of a terrorist attack, was most likely robbery gone wrong and added that the lone...

Jun 02, 2017 12:58 PM

Philippines: Gunshots, explosions heard at Manila casino resort; ISIS claims attack

The attack came days after Philippine’s Army attacked Mindanao Island’s Marawi City which is considered a stronghold of Islamic militants.

Jun 02, 2017 00:21 AM

Philippines: Islamic State militants hold dozen Catholic hostages, torch buildings

Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into a southern Philippine city on Thursday as gunfire and explosions rang out after militants linked to the Islamic State group torched...

May 25, 2017 12:07 PM

Philippines:‘Hazardous tsunami waves’ alert issued after 7.2 earthquake hit Sarangani province

Pacific Tsunami Centre said there was a risk of “hazardous waves” that could spread 300km (190m) away from the epicentre as far away as Indonesia.

Apr 29, 2017 14:01 PM

This creepy shipworm lives inside a basketball-bat size tube, its appearance shocks scientists

The researchers further revealed that the newly found shipworm relies of bacteria in its gills that use hydrogen sulphide in the water as an energy source. That energy turns carbon...

Apr 19, 2017 15:05 PM

Philippines: Five dead as armed men attack tourist island

Security forces reported that the armed group is well-armed with heavy-calibre weapons, but now cornered in an isolated section" of Bohol, Philippine military chief of staff...

Apr 11, 2017 14:16 PM

China might build environmental monitoring station on South China Sea shoal

Sansha Communist Party Secretary Xiao Jie told the paper that preparatory work on the stations was among the government’s priorities for 2017, but gave no other details.

Mar 17, 2017 14:35 PM

Indian Women's Ice Hockey team registers first ever international win, beats Philippines by 4-3

The win would boost confidence in women’s ice hockey team as the sport in India is a much-neglected and the team went to the tournament without any financial help forthcoming...

Mar 10, 2017 11:01 AM

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