164 in Taiwan listed as contacts of 6 Filipinos infected with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Sept. 17) said it had identified 164 persons who came into contact with six Philippine nationals who teste...

Six Filipinos test positive for coronavirus after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Sept. 16) announced that six Filipinos have tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from Taiw...

Families of 36 Filipinos missing from Gulf Livestock 1 seek help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The families of 40 men missing from a ship that sank two weeks ago are seeking the public's help to find their loved ones. On Sept. 2, Gulf Livestock 1, a Panamania...

Filipino sentenced to life after 8 die on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino fishery worker was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday (Sept. 8) for his killing spree on the high seas last year that resulted in the death of eight crew me...

Ships, aircraft fight new fire on oil tanker off Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Ships and aircraft from Sri Lanka and India intensified efforts to extinguish a new fire on oil tanker off Sri Lanka's coast on Tuesday, two days after the previous three-day...

Sri Lanka assessing environment damage from oil tanker fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government is sending scientists to determine whether a three-day fire on a giant oil tanker off its coast damaged the marine environment, an official said Monday...

Experts join efforts to salvage burning tanker off Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A team of experts is joining efforts to salvage a large oil tanker that has been burning for the fourth day Sunday off Sri Lanka, the country's navy said. ...

Fire on tanker off Sri Lanka under control, ship towed away

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The fire on a large oil tanker off Sri Lanka's coast has been brought under control but is still not extinguished, the navy said Saturday. Four tug boats, ...

Flotilla from Sri Lanka, India try to douse oil tanker fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A flotilla from Sri Lanka and India was escalating efforts to douse a fire raging on an oil tanker east of Sri Lanka for a second day Friday. The fire start...

Oil tanker in flames off Sri Lanka, spill possible

An oil tanker caught fire near the coast of Sri Lanka on Thursday as it was traveling from Kuwait to the Indian port of Paradip. Sri Lankan authorities said there was no immediate danger to the coast...

Philippine court orders US Marine's early release in killing

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has ordered the early release for good conduct of a U.S. Marine convicted in the 2014 killing of a transgender Filipino which sparked anger in the former ...

Vast Untapped E-Commerce and Technology Employment Potential in the Philippines: Global Recruiters, Michael Page

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Media OutReach - 28 August 2020 - With a young population learning to be entrepreneurs (average of 24.4 years old with high digital penetration) the technology and digital sector...

China holds another round of naval drills in South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The w...

China holds another round of naval drills in South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Philippines protests China actions vs. fishermen, aircraft

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government filed a diplomatic protest after Chinese forces seized fishing equipment set up by Filipinos in a disputed shoal in their latest territorial spat i...