Request for help for a Mathayom 2 girl who was forced by her friends and seniors to bow down to her feet

Bangkok, A Mathayom 2 girl was forced to bow down to her feet by her classmates and seniors, and was slapped and had her head slammed on the floor. Her older sister could not stand it and asked for help.

In the case of two students, who were friends…

NBI raids yield P13-M in counterfeit goods

MANILA: Authorities have urged the public not to buy fake products as raids conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) over the weekend yielded PHP13 million worth of counterfeit luxury items.

In a statement Tuesday, the NBI said two sep…

Arca co-leader in Indonesia Eastern Asia chess; Largo running 3rd

MANILA: Filipino FIDE Master (FM) Christian Gian Karlo Arca conquered International Master (IM) Ganzorig Amartuvshin in the sixth round to keep his title campaign alive in the Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships in Karawaci-Tangerang, I…

5 foreigners eyed in kidnap-slay of 2 Chinese execs

MANILA: Authorities have identified five foreigners and three Filipinos as persons of interest (POIs) in the abduction and killing of two Chinese business executives whose bodies were found in Camarines Sur province.

In a press briefing in Camp Crame…

Crime stats discrepancies prompt relief of Davao cops

MANILA: Discrepancies in crime statistics were among the reasons for the relief of some police station commanders in Davao City, a ranking official said Tuesday.

Police Regional Office-Davao (PRO-11) Director Brig. Gen. Nicolas Torre III visited the …

Czech firm eyes to boost environmental protection cooperation with Vietnam

Mega Group of the Czech Republic is very interested in promoting cooperation with Vietnamese businesses in environmental protection, especially water treatment, said its CEO Lubos Novak. During a working session with representatives of the Vietnamese…

Cebu City task force to reclaim illegally-occupied properties

CEBU: The city government will recover city-owned properties to boost infrastructure development and build housing units for homeless Cebuanos, the acting mayor said on Tuesday.

Acting Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia said Task Force Pabahay (Housing) will…

Tin ore panning show, a sideline job for housewives

Phang Nga, The way of life of villagers in Ban Bang Maruan, Tambon Bang Muang, Amphoe Takua Pa, Phang Nga Province, preserves the occupation of panning for tin in the Bang Pu Te Canal. In the past, it was the main occupation during the booming tin mi…