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Issues raised over US troops’ return to PH

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File photo by Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau).

Even before a final deal is concluded on a new agreement that will allow increased US military access to the country, the issues of constitutionality, Senate concurrence and Philippine control over areas of American presence have begun to be articulated inside and outside Congress.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US ship equipped to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons

A barge is anchored alongside the MV Cape Ray in Portsmouth, Va., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. The ship houses two of the systems that are capable of neutralizing lethal chemical weapons such as nerve gas with water and bleaching compounds. AP

With special machinery installed in the hold of this American cargo ship, the MV Cape Ray is poised to embark on an unprecedented mission to destroy Syria’s lethal chemical agents at sea.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

American found dead

An American was found dead inside his rented apartment Thursday noon in barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City Homicide investigators identified the victim as 53-year-old William Westman Buchman, a native of California, USA and temporarily staying at Apartment 2 in Redemptorist Plaza.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

China accuses Japan of ‘dangerous provocation’ at sea

A Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy Harbin Z-9 and a US SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter from the Easy Riders of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light  (HSL) 37 retrieve a rescue swimmer September 9, 2013 from the water during a search and rescue exercise off the coast of Hawaii. AFP FILE PHOTO/ HO / US NAVY /  MC3 Brennan D. Knaresboro

Beijing’s military accused Tokyo of a “highly dangerous provocation” by interfering in Chinese live-fire drills in the Pacific last week, warning that Japanese lives could be at stake, state media reported Friday.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US commitment to Asia strong despite Washington crisis—Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry.  AP FILE PHOTO

The United States’ commitment to Asia is as strong as ever, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday after President Barack Obama cancelled his trip to the region due to the crisis in Washington.

Posted: October 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iranians nabbed for minor’s rape

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Two Iranians who were accused of rape by a 16-year-old girl found themselves in deeper trouble after they allegedly used aliases when authorities booked them following their arrest in Toledo City on Thursday.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Japanese nabbed for fraud charges

A JAPANESE National who is wanted for fraud charges in his country was arrested in his rented apartment in barangay Casili, Consolacion town, northern Cebu.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Korean charged for assaulting cop


A police official filed a string of charges against a Korean dive shop owner who allegedly assaulted him after he tried to pacify the foreigner who was allegedly beating up a fellow Korean in barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City.

Posted: June 8th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Korean manager apologizes for Yellow Submarine hitting corals in Lapu-Lapu city


An apology for damaging corals in the sea off Mactan finally came two weeks after a Korean-owned tourist submarine was grounded and its losses reached P8 million based on its estimates.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

S. Korea says ready for more North missile tests

In this April 15, 2012, file photo, a North Korean vehicle carrying a missile passes by during a mass military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the late North Korean founder Kim Il Sung.  AP FILE PHOTO

South Korea on Monday predicted further missile tests by North Korea which fired four short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan at the weekend, drawing criticism from Seoul and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China asks NKorea to release fishing boat, crew


China says it is urging North Korea to release a Chinese fishing boat whose owner publicized the plight of its 16 crew in an online account saying they were seized by gun-wielding North Koreans earlier this month and held for ransom.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China halts imports of New Zealand meat


Hundreds of tons of frozen mutton, lamb and beef from New Zealand have been stranded on Chinese docks after China halted imports from the country due to a certification dispute.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Armed gangsters hunt down Filipinos in Taipei

Taiwanese gangsters armed with baseball bats and wooden clubs are on the prowl in Taipei to hunt down and physically assault Filipino workers.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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