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Phivolcs puts Taal Volcano under Alert Level 1

Taal Volcano remains under Alert Level 1 amid the high number of volcanic activity-triggered earthquakes that have been occurring since March this year.

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Congress leaders to meet Sharad Pawar in Mumbai to discuss govt formation

The talks over government formation started after Shiv Sena approached Pawar.Shiv Sena is keen to form government with the help of NCP and Congress

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India vs Bangladesh: IPL lesson can help Rishabh Pant regain touch - Pravin Amre

Out of nine wins Delhi Capitals got last IPL, Pant was Man-of-the-Match in three, including in the Eliminator against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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China's digital currency not seeking 'full control' of individuals' details: central bank official

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China's proposed digitized domestic currency is not a bid to gain full control of information belonging to

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‘Stay calm while in traffic, or risk having high blood pressure or heart attack,’ Duque warns public

The Department of Health (DOH) reminded the public to always stay calm while on the road as they are expected to brace for heavy traffic with the holiday season fast approaching.

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After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set to dominate Sri Lanka again

By Sanjeev Miglani and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - One brother is considered a shoo-in for the job of Sri

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Anti-terror law amendments should not be used as basis not to extend martial law in Mindanao

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said the government should not dangle amendments to the Human Security Act (HSA) as the reasons why martial law in Mindanao should no longer be extended when it expires on December 31.

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Hong Kong protests: city on edge after day of violence

Hong Kong is preparing for another day of turmoil Tuesday after a man was shot by a police officer and another set alight following a confrontation with protesters in one of the most dramatic days in over five months of protests.

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Duterte to keep hands off House leadership issues

President Duterte is not keen on interfering with the leadership issue in the House of Representatives amid reports the term-sharing deal can be derailed.

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Vietcombank, FWD Group sign 15-year bancassurance partnership

HANOI (Reuters) - Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam and insurer FWD Group said on Tuesday they

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Increased monitoring of Gurugram govt schools under Saksham technology project

Out of the 20 schools covered under the ambit of the project, 17 are in Gurugram and three in Rewari. In half of these schools, English is taught through smart classes, while in the remaining 10 schools, students have been given tablets for use. The...

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KEM Hospital mishap: 2-month-old infant’s arm amputated

The two-month-old, being treated at Mumbai’s KEM Hospital for a severe heart condition, suffered 22% burns to the right side of his face and body on Wednesday, after the nodes of an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine caught fire owing to a short-circuit...

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Low wind speed, dip in temperature pushes Delhi’s air to ‘severe’ category

The change in the wind direction from easterly to northwesterly also played a part in pushing Delhi’s air quality across the danger mark. The northwesterly wind carrying crop stubble burning residue from the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana...

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Ex-La Union lawmaker acquitted of PDAF-related graft and malversation charges

Former La Union 2nd District Rep. Thomas De Lara Dumpit has been acquitted by the Sandiganbayan First Division of his priority development assistance fund (PDAF)-related graft and malversation charges after his demurrer to evidence was granted.

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Hyundai Development-led group picked for South Korea's Asiana stake

SEOUL (Reuters) - A consortium led by South Korean construction firm Hyundai Development Co <294870.KS> has been picked as the

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China orders ByteDance's Toutiao to fix search, saying national hero smeared

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's internet regulator ordered ByteDance news app Jinri Toutiao to clean up its search engine, saying the

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The search for a missing 5-year-old Florida girl expands to Alabama

Efforts are focused on the area around the towns of Demopolis and Linden in western Alabama.

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Pimentel wants prohibition on promotion of retiring military officials relaxed

Senator Aqullino Pimentel III sought Tuesday a reduction in the prohibition on the promotion of key military officers from less than one year to less than nine months before their mandatory retirement at the age of 56.

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House leaders say Robredo should focus on policy-making at ICAD

Instead of joining drug raids, Vice President Leni Robredo should focus on creating a policy that would "police" enforcers, especially those who are in cahoots with drug syndicates.

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NBA roundup: Harden leads Rockets past Pelicans

James Harden scored 39 points and Russell Westbrook added 26 as the visiting Houston Rockets won their fourth consecutive game,

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77 million Europeans will suffer sight loss by 2050, scientific study warns

The leading cause of sight loss could affect 77 million Europeans by 2050, researchers have said. A new study predicts

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Judge shuts out public from Mick Mulvaney court hearing on House impeachment subpoena

The public couldn't listen to a public court hearing Monday night over acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's House impeachment subpoena, a federal judge in Washington said.

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Mancini says won't call up Balotelli just to make a statement

(Reuters) - Italy coach Roberto Mancini has said he will only call up Mario Balotelli if he deserves it for

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Gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University dies after a fall during training

Melanie Coleman, a 20-year-old gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University, died Sunday after sustaining an injury while training last Friday.

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