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Bomb scare hits Bohol hospital

(UPDATED) -- A bomb scare sent patients and medical personnel scampering outside a hospital in Tagbilaran City, Tuesday afternoon, September 19.

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Man refuses breakup, takes lover as hostage

A MAN was arrested after holding his girlfriend hostage in Consolacion, Cebu, Monday night, September 18.

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Defending Myanmar, Suu Kyi says most Rohingya villages calm

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar -- After a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparked allegations of ethnic cleansing, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday her country does not fear international scrutiny.

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Smokers with HIV far more likely to die of lung cancer

PEOPLE who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and who smoke are far more likely to die from lung cancer than HIV, researchers said Monday.

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Study: Biggest, smallest creatures at top risk of extinction

ANIMALS on both the large and small side of the spectrum face the most risk of extinction -- but for very different reasons, each with vast consequences for the planet, researchers said Monday.

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Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

YANGON, Myanmar -- For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map.

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Cambodia selects Angelina Jolie film as Oscar submission

NEW YORK -- Angelina Jolie's "First They Killed My Father" has been named Cambodia's foreign-language submission to the Academy Awards.

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Faeldon, 11 BOC execs face drug complaints before DOJ

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has filed criminal complaints against former Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Nicanor Faeldon and 11 other agency officials over their supposed involvement in the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of illega

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