An Irish man who has not been able to see his Filipino wife and child in nine months because of delays in obtaining a visa for them in Ireland is pleading with the authorities here to speed up their case amid concerns for their safety.
Cork outsourcing company Voxpro has given a boost to students in the county, saying it is eyeing the talent pool from the likes of CIT and UCC as it expands following a €150m takeover by Canadian firm Telus International.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial rule in the country's south for 60 days to deal with with an attack by Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group who laid siege to a southern city.
The flight crew of a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane mistakenly pressed a hijack warning button twice as it approached Manila's airport, causing airport officials to mobilise security forces and isolate the jet after it landed, Philippine officials said.
Dozens of Philippine government and police officials turned themselves in yesterday, a day after president Rodrigo Duterte linked them to the drugs trade, stepping up a war on narcotics that has killed hundreds since he took office in June.
Millions of Filipinos lined up in blazing heat to elect a new president in a race whose front-runner is a brash mayor known for his sex jokes, pledges to kill criminals and a promise to end corruption within six months.
A foul-mouthed, crime-busting mayor many compare to Donald Trump is the man to beat in the Philippines presidential election as voters weary of poverty, corruption and uprisings in the hinterlands look for a radical change at the top.
Bangladesh’s central bank governor resigned yesterday over the theft of $81m (€73m) from the bank’s US account, as details emerged in the Philippines that $30m of the money was delivered in cash to a casino junket operator in Manila.