Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers World

Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers

The southern city of Lamitan in the Philippines has turned discarded plastic bottles into tulips in a garden of thousands of colourful flowers, capturing tourists’ attention and building awareness about recycling.
Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines World

Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines

The Abu Sayyaf militant group is holding 10 hostages, including a Dutch national, three Indonesians and six Filipinos, said Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the military’s Joint Task Force, on March 27.
Vietnam actively conducts citizen protection abroad Politics

Vietnam actively conducts citizen protection abroad

The Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei is actively coordinating with officials from China’s Taiwan to carry out search and rescue activities and update information on Vietnamese workers trapped in a fire in Taiwan on December 14.
Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber World

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.
Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf World

Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six soldiers of the Philippine army were killed and four others were injured during a clash with gunmen of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Basilan province of the Philippines.