UPDATE: Several injured in powerful blast at Paris bakery – police

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 09:11:41 +0000

PARIS: A powerful explosion destroyed a bakery in central Paris on Saturday morning, injuring several people and blowing out dozens of nearby windows after a suspected gas leak, police and…READ

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Devotees pray for miracle to Black Nazarene as procession weaves through Manila’s streets

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 05:51:50 +0000

THRONGS of devotees of the Black Nazarene flung themselves at the statue as it inched through Manila on Wednesday for the annual procession that is one of the world’s biggest…READ

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Buzz grows on ‘flying cars’ ahead of major tech show

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 04:07:03 +0000

Will flying cars take off at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show? Well, sort of. The prototypes won’t be soaring over the Las Vegas Strip during the technology extravaganza which runs…READ

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Trump says looks forward to new meeting with NKorea’s Kim

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 03:57:36 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he looked forward to another summit with Kim Jong Un, a day after the North Korean leader warned Pyongyang could take a…READ

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UK ‘terrorist’ stabbing suspect held under mental health law

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 03:52:08 +0000

MANCHESTER: A British probe into a stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve which injured three people is being treated as “a terrorist investigation”, the city’s police…READ

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Big Apple joins in ringing in New Year after rough 2018

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:37:04 +0000

NEW YORK: New York City’s crystal ball dropped as rain-soaked throngs in Times Square cheered and smooched in celebration, joining revelers around the world in welcoming the New Year on…READ

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Nietes captures WBO super flyweight title

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 07:37:28 +0000

Donnie “Ahas” Nietes leaned on a career-defining performance to defeat Japanese Kazuto Ioka via split decision and capture the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight title on Monday at the…READ

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Carlos Ghosn re-arrested over fresh allegations

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 04:28:26 +0000

Japanese prosecutors re-arrested former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn over fresh allegations on Friday, apparently dashing his hopes of early release in the latest twist to a rollercoaster saga. The case…READ

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Palace confident federal Charter will be passed

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 09:40:37 +0000

Malacañang has remained confident that the bill revising the 1987 Constitution for a shift to a presidential-bicameral-federal system would be passed within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. Palace spokesman…READ

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Bong acquittal ‘best Christmas gift’

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 04:56:58 +0000

For the family of former senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., his acquittal is the “best Christmas gift.” “Our family is thankful that Senator Bong will finally be free, and this…READ

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