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British scientists trial 15-minute Ebola test in Guinea

In this picture taken Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, an MSF Ebola heath worker is sprayed as he leaves the contaminated zone at the Ebola treatment centre in Gueckedou, Guinea. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, from a vehicle traveling from Kankan prefecture in central Guinea to a test site in Gueckedou, in the south.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

British researchers are to conduct trials in Guinea on a 15-minute Ebola test, the Wellcome Trust and UK government said in a joint statement Friday.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Filipino fuel smuggling bid foiled in Sabah

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Malaysian security forces in Sabah have foiled a fuel smuggling bid when they stopped a cargo boat manned by Filipinos in waters off Sandakan’s east coast.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hearse carrying body ‘stolen’ at Australian funeral

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An Australian family Friday spoke of their shock after a man jumped out of bushes and drove off in a hearse carrying the body of a relative just before his funeral.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Asia-Pacific needs to count its citizens – UN

SOCIAL MOBILITY  The government has identified 4,000 to 5,000 families living on the streets of Metro Manila since 2010. EDWIN BACASMAS

A baby girl is born but her birth is not recorded. If she dies soon after, her death is not likely to be recorded either.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PH to secure Pope Francis in custom-built ‘popemobile’

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The Philippines will custom-build a “popemobile” for Pope Francis to travel in during his visit to the fervently Catholic nation in January, organizers said Thursday.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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