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Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing in HK


A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul has made an emergency landing in Hong Kong after a generator failed.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong in ‘siege atmosphere’ after fresh attack on media workers

Members of the press gather to get news outside the hospital where the former editor of a liberal Hong Kong newspaper was admitted after being stabbed with a meat cleaver in Hong Kong on February 26, 2014. Kevin Lau, former editor of the Ming Pao newspaper, was attacked in broad daylight by two men who escaped on a motorbike in the Chai Wan district where the newspaper's headquarters is located, police said. AFP PHOTO

Fears over press freedom in Hong Kong intensified after two media executives were beaten by masked men, with one newspaper Thursday describing a “siege atmosphere” in the city.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Manila Councilor Bernie Ang: Bureau of Immigration raids hurting talks with Hong Kong

HONG KONG nationals are reportedly crying foul over these pictures showing Chinese and Taiwanese nationals believed to be illegal aliens being rounded up for questioning in Manila. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

A Manila councilor has criticized authorities for what he described as the indiscriminate arrest of suspected illegal aliens in Binondo at a time the city government is trying to appease Hong Kong over the 2010 hostage-taking incident.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Chinese woman cuts off ex-boyfriend’s penis, kills him—report


A Chinese woman chopped off her former boyfriend’s penis with scissors and then killed him with a hammer after he raped her, a Hong Kong court heard, according to a report Tuesday.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong police raid brothels converted from public toilets


Hong Kong police have shut down brothels operating in converted public toilets in a shopping mall, making dozens of arrests in raids on the operation run by triad crime gangs, reports said Friday.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong reports 2nd H7N9 bird flu case

In this file picture taken on April 11, 2013 officials test poultry at the border with mainland China in Hong Kong as part of measures against the spread of the deadly H7N9 bird flu. Hong Kong on December 2, 2013 confirmed its first human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, according to the broadcaster RTHK, in the latest sign of the virus spreading beyond mainland China. AFP PHOTO /FILES/ Philippe Lopez

Hong Kong reported its second human case of H7N9 bird flu just days after the first, raising fears that the virus is spreading beyond mainland China.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

DoH on bird flu: Don’t panic


The Department of Health said it has enough personnel to monitor travellers entering the country to prevent the spread of H7N9 bird flu strain in the Philippines.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Hong Kong to quarantine 17 people over bird flu case

In this April 11, 2013 file photo, a chicken is kept in a cage waiting to be inspected by health workers in Hong Kong.  AP

Hong Kong will quarantine 17 people after the city confirmed its first human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, officials said Tuesday.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong reports 1st case of H7N9 bird flu

In this April 11, 2013 file photo, a chicken is kept in a cage waiting to be inspected by health workers in Hong Kong.  AP

Hong Kong has reported its first case of the H7N9 bird flu strain, in a possible sign the virus is spreading beyond mainland China since it first emerged there earlier this year.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong ferry hits unknown object, 85 hurt


A high-speed ferry heading from Hong Kong to Macau hit an unidentified object off an outlying island in the predawn Friday, leaving 85 people injured, authorities and the ferry company said.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong domestic workers treated as ‘slaves’–Amnesty


Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the “slavery-like” conditions faced by thousands of Indonesian women who work in Hong Kong as domestic staff, accusing authorities of “inexcusable” inaction.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cebuano jr triathletes shine in Hong Kong meet

CEBUANO junior triathletes Aaliyah Ricci Mataragnon and Ralph Eduard So managed decent finishes in the 2013 Lantau ITU Triathlon Asian Cup in Lantau, Hong Kong last weekend. Both clinched podium spots in the tough competition in the 13 to 15 years old category of the race that featured a 375-meter swim, 10-kilometer bike and 2.5k [...]

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

25 dead as typhoon hits China, flight chaos in Hong Kong

A couple is silhouetted against Hong Kong's Victoria Habour Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. The year's most powerful typhoon had Hong Kong in its crosshairs on Sunday after sweeping past the Philippines and Taiwan. It left two dead as it made landfall in southern China Sunday, shutting down one of the world's busiest sea ports in nearby Hong Kong and throwing flight schedules into disarray.  AP PHOTO/VINCENT YU

Typhoon Usagi killed at least 25 people after crashing ashore in southern China, throwing the region’s transport systems into chaos and leaving tens of thousands of airline passengers stranded in Hong Kong on Monday.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

  1. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  2. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  3. Massive infra spending set
  4. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  7. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  8. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  9. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  10. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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  • 9 confirmed dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast
  • Aquino to public: Learn to sacrifice
  • 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria
  • Drug firm Novartis to help Leyte firefighter
  • Sports

  • Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86
  • Man City slips further out of title contention
  • Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  • Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  • PSC sets Blu Girls US training
  • Lifestyle

  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  • Entertainment

  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
  • Business

  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work
  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Technology

  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog
  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
  • Marketplace