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Flores wins IBO belt over Peñalosa via split technical decision

by Joone Clooney Carlo Caesar Peñalosa failed in his attempt to take the vacant International Boxing Organization flyweight title when he lost to Mexico's Maximino...

People-to-people exchanges fortify Asean-China ties

by Kris Crismundo BEIJING -- The 10 member-states of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China shall continue people-to-people exchanges to strengthen relations for...

13 Pinoy students bagged awards in China Math Competition

All  the 13 Filipino student delegates that competed from the Philippines brought honor to the country by winning awards from the Hua Lou Geng...

Hong Kong cancels all flights as protesters disrupt airport

HONG KONG -- All flights in and out of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region were canceled on Monday due to a protest held...

Consecutive mass shootings hit U.S. over weekend

WASHINGTON -- Two mass shootings took place hours apart this weekend in the United States, leaving at least 29 people dead and over 50 injured. On...

PUP, now a recognized IELTS registration center of the British Council

The British Council of Manila and The Polytechnic University of the Philippines officially signed the Memorandum of Understanding in a ceremony on Wednesday, July...

Asean FMs welcome ‘major progress’ on COC negotiations

by Lily Ramos BANGKOK -- The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on Wednesday (July 31) welcomed the efforts and progress made...

Children bear brunt of human trafficking: UN chief

ANKARA, Turkey -- Children are one of the most affected victims of human trafficking, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on July 30. "Human trafficking is...

Forrest fires in Central Portugal

By Christian Jireh Enriquez   Planes and helicopters joined nearly 2,000 firefighters to fight multiple wildfires spreading to the mountains of Central Portugal on Sunday. Two of...

Dances with Manangs

by Mariel Toni Jimenez   l  Positively Filipino My mother looked forward to Sunday because it was a day that she and her friends went to...

PRRD to only face PH court

By Azer Parrocha   MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte has no intention to face the international tribunal stressing that he would only answer to the Philippine courts. Duterte...

Malaysian gets banned on Instagram for posting ‘Toy Story 4’ IG story

By Dannah Jireh Paloyo   The release of Toy Story 4 has got everyone—toddlers, teenagers, and adults altogether—all pumped up. Sounds just about right since it...

KFC in Russia launches original bucket hats

By Dannah Jireh Paloyo   KFC is one of the leading fast-food chains in the country, known for their original recipe chicken that’s finger lickin’ good. Now,...

EU invests 35 million euros in AI-based cancer research

  BRUSSELS -- The European Commission launched a 35-million euro (39.2 million U.S. dollars) call for proposals here on Tuesday to support the development of artificial...

PH gets Sokor’s highest medal for bravery

by Ben Cal SEOUL, South Korea -- The Philippines is second among 21 Allied Forces to receive two “Taegeuk Medals” (Medal for Valor), South Korea’s highest...