Manila

Pacquiao teases Mayweather rematch

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has teased fans about a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather, smiling as he gamely showed off a suit with pictures of himself and Mayweather on the lining.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Bangladesh Bank heist trail goes cold in Manila as probes falter

More than three months have passed since $81 million was stolen in a brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh's central bank and sent to Manila - yet authorities in the Philippines appear no closer...

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

BB heist: Ex-RCBC branch head denies involvement

Former Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) Branch Manager Maia Santos-Deguito denies involvement in the transfer of stolen $81-million funds from the Bangladesh Bank (BB) to RCBC using fictitious...

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

BB hackers ‘possibly Chinese,’ says Philippines senator

Chinese hackers are possibly behind one of the world's biggest cyber heists, the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank, a senator in the Philippines says.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Typhoon Melor: Death toll climbs to 9

Typhoon Melor causes heavy flooding and kills at least 9 people, authorities say.