Lito Banayo: The Philippines and Taiwan are working so well on law enforcement cooperation

Cooperation between law enforcement agencies of the Philippines and Taiwan have reached new heights during the past year with the series of successful operations that have brought high-profile crimina...

Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy deal for southern region

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslims in the southern Philippines are voting in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest. The vote on Mo...

Pacquiao domina y retiene título de peso welter ante Broner

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao demostró el sábado que le queda mucho por pelear pese a haber cumplido ya 40 años. Si su dominante triunfo sobre Adrien Broner propiciará la revancha ...

Pacquiao awaits Broner bout in crossroads fight at age 40

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has been beating the odds since he was a teenager in the Philippines stuffing his pockets with metal at weigh-ins so he wouldn't look like a 98-pound weakling. ...

Taiwan's MOE funds 1st Mandarin course at Philippines Polytechnic University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An organization under Taiwan's Ministry of Eduction (MOE) inaugurated a new, two-month Mandarin course at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) on Wednesday (...

Breakfast with Manny Pacquiao on a rainy day in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Breakfast at Manny Pacquiao's house began with a silent prayer, followed by more silence around the big dining room table as his massive entourage waited for the fighter to take the...

Filipino citizens rate U.S. as a trustworthy country, China as untrustworthy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Citizens of the Philippines have rated the U.S. as a trustworthy country and China as untrustworthy in a recent survey carried out by a local public opinion polling body. ...

Filipino 'Rapdutan' concert for charity to be held in Hsinchu, Taiwan Feb. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A local Filipino group is organizing a rap concert that will feature popular rap artists from the Philippines, as well as tattoo artists over the Lunar New Year holiday in nort...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Indian Sikh devotees pay respects at a temple in Jammu, India, to mark the birthday of spiritual leader Guru Gobind Singh. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Fil...

Clippers beat Hornets 128-109 for 9th straight time at home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers are showing signs of regaining their November form when they won 11 of 14 games. Lou Williams had 27 points and 10 assists, and the Clippers beat the ...

Huge crowd of Filipino Catholics gathers amid terror fears

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A mammoth crowd of mostly barefoot Filipino Catholics has joined a raucous procession of a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ under extra-tight security in Manila du...

Philippines distances itself from China-Taiwan tension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines will not get involved in disputes between China and Taiwan, unless overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are involved, said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador P...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2019. There are 358 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1...

Golden Globes another sign of value of Asian inclusion

The Golden Globe Awards is set to feel like a major evolution from its 2015 broadcast, when comedian Margaret Cho's appearance as a North Korean film journalist who spoke in heavily accented English w...

Filipina Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Catriona Gray of the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 today at IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, making her the fourth Filipina to win the beauty pageant. Out of ...