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China's Communist Party inserts Xi into party constitution

BEIJING -- China's ruling Communist Party has amended its constitution to add President Xi Jinping's name and ideology in an extension of his formidable political sway.

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Toll rises in Malaysian landslide; 11 dead mostly foreigners

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Two more bodies buried by a landslide in a construction site in northern Malaysia were recovered Monday, bringing the death toll to 11, mostly foreign workers.

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MassKara wows Duterte

“BILIB gid ko a.”

This was how President Rodrigo Duterte described the MassKara Festival when he attended the highlights of its 38th edition held at the public plaza of Bacolod City Sunday evening, October 22.

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Barangay 18 is MassKara street dance champion

BARANGAY 18 was adjudged champion in the street and arena dance competition and bagged all the four special awards during the 38th MassKara Festival highlights at the Bacolod public plaza Sunday, October 22.

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2 dead as typhoon slams into Japan after election day

TOKYO, Japan -- A powerful typhoon ripped into central Japan early Monday, leaving two dead and more than 10 injured, hours after millions struggled to the polls for a national election.

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'It was going to eat her' - Aussie teen survives shark scare

SYDNEY, Australia -- An Australian teenager has survived a terrifying encounter with a great white shark, with her harrowing screams alerting her father who was certain it was about to "eat her".

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Oui oui: France's presidential pooch leaves palace puddle

PARIS, France -- President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo has been filmed casually peeing on an ornate fireplace at the Elysee Palace as the French leader met with members of his government.

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Obama slams 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail

RICHMOND, United States -- Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Thursday, railing against the "politics of division" after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor since leaving office.

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