Expressing concern over the recent spate of poaching of elephants in southern India, a global wildlife monitoring network has said organised inter-state poaching gangs were behind the killings of tuskers in the forests of Western Ghats.
Hot celebrity couple Erich Gonzales and Daniel Matsunaga will surely raise the temperature as they grace Cosmopolitan Philippines and Cosmo Men supplement this September 2015. The real life sweethearts have flaunted a fair amount of skin to look drop-dead-gorgeous in their outfits.
Philippine officials say a powerful typhoon has blown out of the northern Philippines, leaving at least 15 people dead and several others missing, including in a gold-mining village where more than 100 rescuers scramble to dig through a mudslide for possible survivors.
Typhoon Goni slightly weakened on Saturday as it lashed the northern Philippines with strong rain and wind that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving at least seven people dead and two others missing, officials said.
Two Philippine coast guard men held hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked militants sprinted through gunfire to freedom as government forces raided the extremists` hideout, killing 15 of them, the army said Thursday.
Japan wants to give planes to the Philippines that Manila could use for patrols in the South China Sea, sources said, a move that would deepen Tokyo`s security ties with the Southeast Asian nation most at odds with Beijing over the disputed waterway.
Southeast Asian diplomats called on China Tuesday to address concerns over its controversial island-building drive during regional security talks, with the Philippines slamming Beijing`s "unilateral and aggressive activities".
The Philippines on Sunday vowed to take further action to aid those displaced by deadly Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, following UN criticism that the government`s response so far had been "inadequate".
Philippine President Benigno Aquino endorsed long-time ally Manuel Roxas on Friday for the country`s 2016 Presidential Election, saying the interior minister was the best person to advance anti-corruption reforms.