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MASINLOC, Philippines — The fishermen were sailing the azure waters off the Philippine coast when Richard Caneda saw the morning sunlight glinting off a vessel "bigger than the biggest ship in the Philippine navy." Caneda could see a red Chinese...
Tags: China, U.S. Navy, Japan, Petroleum Industry, United Nations
BEIRUT--Syrian rebels released four U.N. peacekeepers Sunday, five days after the Filipino troops were seized in the increasingly volatile buffer zone between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. A rebel group reportedly said the four...
A woman killed over the weekend in a Bay Area limousine fire was going to have a wedding on a hilltop in the Philippines, her family said. Neriza Fojas, 31, had already had a civil wedding ceremony in Las Vegas with her husband, Carlo Moya, but was...
International travelers who want to put on a happier face may find just what they’re looking for at Manila’s Sofitel Philippine Plaza, which has opened Vietura, a health and aesthetic institute that's said to be the first facility of its...
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FrameworkFriday's Pictures in the News begins in India, where the All India Peace and Solidarity Organization members launch sky lanterns during International Women's Day in Hyderabad. The celebration wasn't so peaceful over in the Philippines, where protesters...
BALANGA, Philippines — The school day at Balanga Elementary on the Bataan Peninsula was winding down, and children poured from the classrooms into the stifling afternoon heat. Behind their classrooms, they played around the statutes of grim-...
Tags: U.S. Navy, Japan, Tour Operations Industry, U.S. Army, Malaysia
Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
Tags: Journalism, China, U.S. Army, Authors, University of Paris
PARK CITY, Utah--"Fruitvale," a drama based on the real-life story of a young man shot to death at an Oakland BART station, took home the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night. The movie also won the Audience Award for U.S....
The Philippines is taking a feud with China to an international tribunal, it announced Tuesday, the latest turn in the simmering dispute over a string of rocky outcroppings in the South China Sea. In a claim shared Tuesday with the Chinese ambassador,...
Tags: Conservation, China, Arbitration, United Nations, Malaysia
While rescuers counted up hundreds more dead from a typhoon that battered the southern Philippines, forecasters warned that the storm was regaining strength as it moved northward near the coast of Luzon island. More than 500 people are reported dead and...
The bullet hit 7-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella as she gazed up at the fireworks in a Manila suburb, abruptly turning a New Year's Eve celebration tragic and ultimately ending her life. The little girl died Wednesday afternoon in a Quezon City hospital,...
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