Philippines

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Published 21/05/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry [more…]

Flashes of past paradise as Philippines’ Boracay empties for makeover

Flashes of past paradise as Philippines’ Boracay empties for makeover

Published 27/04/2018

BORACAY, Philippines (Reuters) - Volunteers combed near-empty beaches and workers boarded up shops on the island of Boracay on Thursday, as the Philippines’ top tourist [more…]

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Published 16/04/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines government criticized on Monday Facebook’s (FB.O) choice of two independent online news platforms to help fight the spread of fake [more…]

Philippines’ watchdog probes Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data…

Philippines’ watchdog probes Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data…

Published 13/04/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ privacy watchdog said on Friday it has started investigating Facebook Inc (FB.O) over a data breach involving British firm Cambridge [more…]

Philippines, Malaysia put Uber-Grab deal under anti-competition…

Philippines, Malaysia put Uber-Grab deal under anti-competition…

Published 02/04/2018

MANILA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Philippines and Malaysia said on Monday they will look into whether Uber Technologies’ [UBER.UL] move to sell its Southeast Asian business [more…]

Philippines competition watchdog says examining Uber-Grab deal

Philippines competition watchdog says examining Uber-Grab deal

Published 02/04/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Philippines competition watchdog said on Monday it is looking at whether the deal by Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] to sell its Southeast [more…]

No more pain for Philippine devotee nailed to cross for 32nd time

No more pain for Philippine devotee nailed to cross for 32nd time

Published 30/03/2018

CUTUD, Philippines (Reuters) - A Philippine man who has been nailed to a cross every Easter for the past 32 years in a Good Friday [more…]

Philippine senate probes frigate deal- Duterte aide denies meddling

Philippine senate probes frigate deal- Duterte aide denies meddling

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (R) speaks with China's President Xi Jinping over the phone while with Christopher 'Bong' Go, Special Assistant to [more…]