| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
DELANO, Calif. — By 4:30 a.m. the line was out the door at the tiny Fil Bake Shop. Farmworkers were picking up pandesal — Filipino sweet bread — for another day in the fields.
Lourdes Talactac chirped "good morning" and asked customers...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:14 PM
MANILA — A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck in the central Philippines on Tuesday morning, killing at least four people and collapsing and damaging several buildings, radio reports and officials said.
[Updated at 10:10 p.m. on Oct. 14: Civil...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
With the poor, suffering Philippines so prominently in the headlines, Boni B. Alvarez's world premiere play, “Dallas Non-Stop,” offers a glimpse into the vibrant Filipino culture as uplifting as it is timely.
Set in Manila, “Dallas&...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Disaster relief workers pushing through mounds of debris in the worst-hit areas of the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan have recovered hundreds more bodies in recent days, boosting the death toll well beyond 5,000, authorities reported Friday.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:02 PM
In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:35 PM
CEBU, Philippines — The death toll from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol reached 110 Wednesday, with only three people pulled alive from rubble.
The three were rescued in Cebu province, about 350...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s bank accounts in the Philippines have been frozen, stopping him from fulfilling his promise to help typhoon victims in his homeland, according to his promoter.
Pacquiao was locked in training camp more than 400 miles away from the...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:18 PM
"Metro Manila," a thriller about a poor farmer who moves his family from the rice fields of the northern Philippines to Manila in hopes of a better life, was the big winner Sunday evening in London at the Moët British Independent Film Awards, earning...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Philippine Muslim rebels who have laid siege to the port city of Zamboanga for six days agreed to a cease-fire Friday to allow negotiations with the government but continued to hold more than 100 hostages, local media reported early Saturday.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Philippine government troops claimed more than a week ago to be mopping up a failed attempt by Muslim rebels to seize the port city of Zamboanga, but news media report continuing clashes and mounting casualties.
The fighting, in its 17th day when dawn...
| Mar 24, 2008
| 9:45 AM
The 2008 Cathay Pacific Airways All Asia Pass is out, offering a chance to visit Hong Kong and up to four additional destinations over 21 days for one price.
The pass offers passengers roundtrip economy class travel from San Francisco, Los Angeles or New...