Philippines

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Published 12/02/2018

Filipino workers who were repatriated from Kuwait take part in a dialogue with a Department of Labour official at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, [more…]

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Published 05/02/2018

A man, whose wife was arrested during an anti-drug operation and has a bout of tuberculosis, coughs outside a window while his daughter plays with [more…]

Philippine senator seeks legislative probe of Duterte’s bank transacti

Philippine senator seeks legislative probe of Duterte’s bank transacti

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) [more…]

Boeing may express interest in Canada fighter jet bid: executive

Boeing may express interest in Canada fighter jet bid: executive

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is seen on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane in Long Beach, California March 14, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File PhotoSINGAPORE (Reuters) - [more…]

Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

Published 02/02/2018

Dr. Rolando Enrique Domingo (R), Undersecretary of the Department of Health (DOH), with Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, Director of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), answer questions [more…]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Published 26/01/2018

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in [more…]

Philippine news site head meets investigators over ‘suspicious’ compla

Philippine news site head meets investigators over ‘suspicious’ compla

Published 22/01/2018

The head of a Philippine news site ordered closed for ownership violations met state investigators on Monday to answer what she called a "suspicious" complaint about a five-year-old story, as domestic fears grow of an impending crackdown on media. [more…]

Philippines economy seen ending 2017 on high note as fourth-quarter gr

Philippines economy seen ending 2017 on high note as fourth-quarter gr

Published 22/01/2018

Buildings are seen as vehicles pass through the financial district of Makati city, metro Manila, Philippines November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo RanocoMANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ [more…]

Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

Published 25/12/2017

People attempt to rescue flood victims in Lanao Del Norte, Philippines, in this December 22, 2017 photo obtained from social media. Courtesy Aclimah Cabugatan Disumala [more…]