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Saudi boss forced maid to drink bleach, says Philippine

6 months, 2 days ago
A Philippine domestic worker has been hospitalised in Saudi Arabia after her employer allegedly forced her to drink household bleach, Manila's foreign ministry said Monday. Domestic worker Agnes Mancilla underwent emergency abdominal…

Small plane crashes outside Philippine capital, killing 10

7 months, 1 day ago
MANILA: Ten people died when a small plane crashed into a house north of the Philippine capital on Saturday, aviation and police officials said. The Piper 23 Apache single-engined aircraft, operated by Lite Air Express, had just taken…

Philippines moves to quit ICC: What does it mean?

7 months, 4 days ago
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Wednesday a move towards quitting the International Criminal Court, which has launched a preliminary examination of his deadly drug war. Here are five questions and answers on…

Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

9 months, 24 days ago
HANOI/MANILA: Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from low-lying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230…

Major Philippine bank sanctioned over fraud

10 months, 20 days ago
MANILA: One of the Philippines' biggest banks has been sanctioned over alleged fraud by one of its executives, the central bank said Tuesday. The penalties were imposed on the Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (MBTC) after one of its…