Monthly Archives: September 2014

Grace Poe tops poll on vice presidential bets

MANILA – Sen. Grace Poe leads the list of probable vice presidential bets for the 2016 elections, according to the latest survey by Pulse Asia. Among the 11 individuals included in Pulse

Vilma, Pacquiao may win in 2016 Senate race – Pulse Asia

MANILA – Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos and Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao are among the personalities who have a “statistical chance of winning” in the 2016 senatorial race, Pulse Asia revealed on Monday.

US-led air strikes hit IS strongholds in Syria

BEIRUT—Fresh US-led strikes hit Islamic State group targets in Syria overnight, both in its Raqa province stronghold and in Aleppo province further west, a monitoring group said on Monday. In Aleppo province,

MH370 search enters new phase

SYDNEY—The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 enters a new underwater phase this week almost seven months after the jet went missing, with two specialist ships to join the hunt. MH370 disappeared

Asean joins war on ISIS

MANILA — The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Sunday issued their first joint statement against the Islamic State and supported United Nations Security Council resolutions demanding that

‘Umbrella Revolution’ spreads in Hong Kong

HONG KONG—Protesters armed with little more than parasols and determination have brought central Hong Kong to a standstill with their demands for full democracy, in a movement that has been dubbed the