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Sep 02, 2014

Manila Airport Bomb Plotters Had Chinese Targets

The Philippines government said a previously unknown group that allegedly attempted to smuggle an improvised bomb into Manila's international airport also planned to attack other targets in the capital, including the Chinese Embassy... #Philippines #Manila

Aug 31, 2014

All Filipino Peacekeepers Escape Golan Standoff

(MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels. Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang said Sunday in the Philippine capital, ... #Philippines #Manila #Golan Heights #Syria

Sep 13, 2014

How UN troops defied orders, opened fire and escaped Syrian rebels

UNITED NATIONS/MANILA - Early on Aug. 28, al Qaeda-linked militants fighting government forces in Syria crossed a ceasefire line in the Golan Heights on Israel's border and seized 45 Fijians serving in a United Nations peacekeeping force. The leader ... #Syria #United Nations #Philippines #Manila #Al-Qaeda #Golan Heights

Sep 09, 2014

Cebu Pacific launches first flight to Australia

MANILA, Philippines Cebu Pacific launched its first non-stop flight to Sydney, Australia early Tuesday to become the only low-cost carrier operating the route. Flights depart Manila at 12:15 a.m. and arrive in Sydney at 10:05 a.m. The return flight d... #Australia #Philippines #Manila #Sydney

Sep 02, 2014

Manila's international airport on high alert after authorities thwart an anti-China group's plot to set off homemade bombs capable of creating a huge fireball

Four incendiary devices were found inside the suspects’ van at a car park at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, where armed guards are stationed at entrances and K9 units are on patrol... #China #Manila

Aug 29, 2014

Because, why not? Pacquiao recruiting World Peace to play in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion’s newest venture — professional basketball. Pacquiao has become..... #National Basketball Association #Philippines #Manny Pacquiao

Aug 25, 2014

Sleeping traveller attacked and repeatedly punched in the face by fellow passenger on flight to Australia

Police in Australia have charged a 36-year-old man after a passenger was attacked as he attempted to sleep on a plane that was en route to Sydney from Manila... #Australia #Manila #Sydney

Aug 31, 2014

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

(AP) -- Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold captive 45 Fijian t... #Manila #Al-Qaeda #Golan Heights #United Nations

Sep 03, 2014

Sport picture of the day: It never rains but it pours

It's a tough job being a ball boy - if you're not having to worry about the boots of Eden Hazard or the wagging finger of Jose Mourinho then it's mother nature who's testing your mettle, as these lads in Manila found out Continue reading..... #Manila #José Mourinho #Eden Hazard

Sep 02, 2014

Anti-China group nabbed for planned Manila attacks

(AP) -- Philippine authorities said Tuesday that they arrested three men linked to a group that was planning to set off firebombs at Manila's international airport and a major mall in the city to protest the government's alleged "soft" stance in its ... #China #Beijing #Philippines #Manila #The Hague #U.S. Department of Justice #South China Sea