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Amok shot dead after killing 2 men inside vice mayor’s house in Maguindanao

KIDAPAWAN CITY, (PNA) — Police multipliers shot dead late Sunday afternoon a bodyguard of a Maguindanao politician who earlier shot dead two civilians, police and military authorities here said. Capt….

Pacquiao to launch 3-day relief mission in typhoon-hit areas in Samar, Leyte

By Allen Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) — Boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao will visit Tacloban City and several parts of Eastern Visayas this weekend…

Pacquiao ends losing streak, beats Rios

MANILA, Nov. 24 (PNA)–Filipino ring legend Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao gave his grief-stricken countrymen in the typhoon-devastated areas something to cheer about by dominating Mexican-American Brandon “Bambam” Rios in their welterweight…

EU official urges stepped-up global action to close “emissions gap”

BRUSSELS, (PNA/Xinhua) — The European Union on Tuesday called for concerted global action to cut excessive greenhouse gas emissions, after a UN report warned that the world could fail on…

Cambodian toddler dies of bird flu, bringing cases to 23 so far this year

PHNOM PENH, (PNA/Xinhua) — A two-year-old girl from northwestern Pursat province died late last month from the H5N1 virus, bringing the number of the cases to 23 so far this…

1M Cambodian children get new measles, rubella vaccine

PHNOM PENH, (PNA/Xinhua) — The total number of Cambodian children immunized in the nationwide campaign with measles and rubella vaccines has already reached one million, the Ministry of Health announced…

3-year-old boy infected with H7N9 bird flu

GUANGZHOU, (PNA/Xinhua) — A three-year-old boy was confirmed to have contracted H7N9 bird flu in south China’s Guangdong Province on Tuesday. The child, a native of Sichuan Province living in…

Experts advise vaccination against Hepatitis B

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, (PNA) — If not properly treated, Hepatitis B may lead to liver cancer or hepatocellular carcinoma, the fourth most common cause of cancer among Filipinos…

Cali faces Smolka in toughest Pacific X-treme Combat fly title

MANILA, (PNA)– Davao City’s 22-year old pride, 22-year old Ale Cali gambles with his Pacific X-Treme Combat fly crown versus Louis Smolka come Saturday at the Ynares Sports Arena in…

Amit wins 2013 Yalin Women’s Championship Crown

By Kevin Patrick V. Mariano MANILA, (PNA) — Top Filipina cue artist Rubilen Amit emerged triumphant against Britain’s Kelly Fisher, 10-7, to win her second 10-Ball crown in the finals…

Urgent: Egypt’s Morsi to be moved to Borg Al Arab Prison in Alexandria

CAIRO, (PNA/Xinhua) – Egypt’s Islamist ousted president Mohamed Morsi will be moved to Borg Al Arab Prison in Alexandria, according to the state TV on Monday. Morsi stood trial on…

Medvedev approves list of precious rare animals, birds and fish put on Red Book

MOSCOW, (PNA/Itar-Tass) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the list of precious wild animals, birds and fish, which are put on the Red Book or are protected by…

More villagers evacuated after volcano eruption in Indonesia

JAKARTA, (PNA/Xinhua) — The number of evacuee has increased to 1,681 as the local authority declared a seven-day emergency period after Mount Sinabung in Karo district of North Sumatra erupted…

About 1,000 people leave homes due to eruption of Sinabung volcano in Indonesia

BANGKOK, (PNA/Itar-Tass) — About 1,000 people on the Indonesian island of Sumatra had to leave their homes due to a new eruption of Sinabung Volcano, Indonesian media reported on Monday….

Kapampangans set to feature food and music in 12th Duman Festival

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, (PNA) — With a month’s worth of preparation left, Kapampangans bring both local and foreign tourists a step closer to its upcoming culinary and cultural…