US Shooting: Gunman Had Hundreds Of Rounds

The gunman in America’s worst school shooting was carrying hundreds of rounds of ammunition during his killing spree, police said. Adam Lanza, 20, opened fire with a high-powered rifle...

Juan Manuel Marquez stops Manny Pacquiao in round six in Las Vegas

Juan Manuel Marquez avenged his two previous defeats to Manny Pacquiao by producing a devastating sixth-round knockout in Las Vegas. Both men touched the canvas early in the fight,...

UK’s Hague confirms ‘evidence’ of Syria chemical arms plans

British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the UK and the US have seen evidence that Syria is preparing to use chemical weapons. Mr Hague told the BBC there was...

PHL team bags bronze, excellence awards in ASEAN Skills Competition

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The Philippine team took home a bronze medal and four medallions of excellence in its re-entry in the recently-concluded ASEAN Skills Competition (ASC) in...

Fruit Fly Research Gives Clue To Infertility

Scientists have identified a gene which could help solve the problem of infertility in humans. The team at the University of Edinburgh conducted a study with fruit flies, during...

ASEAN leaders launch institute for peace, reconciliation

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 18 (PNA/Xinhua) — The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) launched on Sunday the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR), aiming at...

The Philippines: The world’s budget English teacher

The Philippines is fast becoming the world’s low-cost English language teacher – with rapid increases in overseas students coming to learn English or study in English-speaking universities. There might...

Obama Wins Re-election With Romney Defeated in Key States

Barack Obama, the post-partisan candidate of hope who became the first black U.S. president, won re-election today by overcoming four years of economic discontent with a mix of political...

Scope of Sandy’s devastation widens, death toll spirals

(Reuters) – From New York City’s Staten Island to the popular beach towns of the Jersey Shore, rescuers and officials on Friday faced growing evidence of widespread destruction wrought...

Hawaii tsunami warning issued after Canada earthquake

A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake rocked an island off the west coast of Canada. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre originally said there...

More piracy sites faced with blocking as BPI contacts UK ISPs

The UK’s major internet service providers have been asked to block three more file-sharing websites, the BBC can reveal. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI), which acts on behalf of...

UK food banks used by record number, says Trussell Trust

A record number of people received emergency food from UK food banks in the last six months, a charity says. The Trussell Trust said its food bank network had...

Philippines, Muslim rebels agree landmark peace deal

(Reuters) – The Philippine government and Muslim rebels have agreed a peace deal to end a 40-year conflict that has killed more than 120,000 people, President Benigno Aquino said...

Potential cyclone may enter PHL Tuesday or Wednesday

MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — A low pressure area, a potential cyclone, found west of Luzon may enter the Philippines on Tuesday or Wednesday, the state weather bureau said....

Julian Assange: Obama is exploiting Arab Spring for political gain

The Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, has accused president Obama of seeking to exploit the Arab Spring revolutions for political gain, claiming Obama’s vocal support for freedom of expression had...

Endeavour Making Final Stop In California

Space shuttle Endeavour has been returned to California, its final resting place, ahead of one last flight – a piggy-back trip over some of the state’s best-known landmarks. The...

Apple takes wraps off 4G-ready iPhone 5

(Reuters) – Apple Inc took the wraps off its fastest, thinnest iPhone on Wednesday, packing a significant larger screen and 4G capability on the fifth version of the smartphone...

PNoy’s satisfaction ratings up to “very good”

QUEZON CITY, Sept 7 (PIA) — The net public satisfaction rating for President Aquino jumped to a “very good” +67 points, an August poll of the Social Weather Stations...

Philippine Stock Sales May Increase: Southeast Asia

Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (PSE) Chief Executive Officer Hans Sicat said share sales are poised to surpass the bourse’s full-year target as transactions accelerate toward the end of 2012....

China warns Japan over ‘illegal’ trip to islands

China has warned Japan to stop an “illegal” trip to disputed islands in the East China Sea as Japanese politicians prepared to set sail. The Chinese foreign ministry said...