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Singh National Anthem with fervor or face prison time: Philippines ...
Manila [Philippines], June 28 : Philippines House of Representatives has approved a bill requiring Filipinos to sing the country's national anthem, Lupang Hinirang, "with fervor" whenever it is played publicly.

Philippines' Duterte apologises for martial law, pledges to rebuild ...
Manila [Philippines], June 21 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to the people of Marawi for declaring martial law in Mindanao island and vowed to rebuild the city which was destroyed after four weeks of fierce fighting between forces and ISIS affliated militants.

Visakhapatnam: Two Filipino sailors found dead on coal vessel
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , June 9 : At least two sailors from Philippines were found dead on a coal vessel on the way to Visakhapatnam's Gangavaram Port.

Two Filipino sailors found dead in Visakhapatnam's Gangavaram Port
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , June 9 : At least two sailors from Philippines were found dead at Visakhapatnam's Gangavaram Port.

Manila casino death toll rises to 34, gunman commits suicide
Manila [The Philippines], June 2 : The death toll from Friday morning's terror strike at a popular hotel-cum-casino in Philippines capital Manila has gone up to 34, and local police have also confirmed that the lone gunman involved in the attack, has committed suicide.

ISIS attack at resort in Manila, 25 injured
New York [U.S.], June 2 : Dozens of people were injured in an open gunfire at Resorts World Manila in Philippines in the early hours of Friday.

Philippine military mistakenly kills own soldiers
Marawi [Philippines] June 1 : The Philippine military mistakenly killed its own 11 soldiers in the course of targeting Islamist militants, said a military official on Thursday.

Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers
Manila [Philippines], June 1 : The Philippine military airstrikes aimed at militants killed 10 of its soldiers and injured eight others, even as the government is struggling to take the southern Marawi city from the clutches of alleged Islamic State terrorists, the government officials said on ...

Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers
Manila [Philippines], June 1 : The Philippine military airstrikes aimed at militants killed 10 of its soldiers and injured eight others, even as the government is struggling to take the southern Marawi city from the clutches of alleged Islamic State terrorists, the government officials said on ...

Jaideep Mazumdar appointed next Ambassador of India to Philippines
New Delhi , May 26 : Jaideep Mazumdar has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Philippines.

Philippines troops rescue 78 hostages, kills 13 ISIS-linked terrorists
Moscow[Russia], May 25 : :At least 13 ISIS linked terrorists were killed in the Philippines city of Marawi where government forces carried out an operation over 70 hostages held captive by the Islamic State linked Maute Group inside the Amai Pakpak Medica center public hospital.

Philippines may impose nationwide martial law to tackle IS
Manila [The Philippines], May 24 : The Philippines may be put under martial law to tackle the threat of Islamic State, said President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday.

Philippines President declares martial law in Mindanao amid clashes
Manila [Philippines], May 24 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in entire southern region of Mindanao following deadly clashes erupting between government troops and Islamist militants on Tuesday, local media reports said.

Won't enter into a conflict with China, says Philippine President ...
Manila [The Philippines], May 23 : :Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday made it clear that Manila does not have the cruise missile to hit China, and therefore, is focused on developing cooperation with China, ASEAN and Russia.

Duterte says won't allow U.S. to treat Philippines as colony
Moscow [Russia], May 21 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said that he would not allow the United States to treat his country as a colony.

Two killed, six injured in twin blast in Philippines capital
New York [U.S.], May 7 : Two people were killed and six others injured in two explosions on Saturday in Philippines capital Manila.

Trump invites Philippines President Duterte to White House
Washington D.C. [United States], April 30 : United States President Donald Trump has invited his Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte to the White House in a phone call, that also addressed regional security in Southeast Asia and the Philippines' drug war.

7.2 magnitude quake hit off the Coast of Philippines
Moscow [Russia], Apr 29 : A powerful earthquake measuring 7.2 on richter scale occurred on Saturday morning near Mindanao, Philippines.

Seven injured as twin blasts rock southern Philippines
Manila [Philippines], April 18 : Seven people have been injured in the twin blasts at a gas station in Philippines' city of Tacurong on Mindanao Island, local police said on Tuesday.

China, Philippines to hold consultations on South China Sea issue in ...
Beijing [China], Mar. 29 : China and the Philippines will hold the first meeting of a bilateral consultation mechanism on the South China Sea issue in May.

'Can choose friends who are kind to us', Philippines Prez ahead of ...
Manila [Philippines], Mar. 24 : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while looking forward to his second trip to China this May to attend the "One Belt, One Road" Summit said on Friday said that he can 'choose friends who are kind and understanding'.

Militants behead German hostage in Philippines
New York [U.S.], Feb. 27 : Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines beheaded a German hostage after the deadline passed to pay his ransom passed.

Philippines to provide visa on arrival to Chinese tourists
Beijing [China], Feb. 12 : The Philippines will provide a visa-on-arrival facility to the Chinese tourists this year.

Philippines quake: At least six killed, more than 120 injured
London [UK], Feb. 11 : At least six people were killed and more than 120 others were injured as a powerful earthquake rocked Philippines.

Duterte tells Washington not to build military depots in Philippines
Manila [Philippines], Jan. 30 : President Rodrigo Duterte has accused Washington of building depots in the Philippines to store live ammunition, warning that he would abrogate a bilateral treaty if the United States is indeed building permanent structures on Philippine soil.

Miss France is the new Miss Universe
London [UK], Jan. 30 : Beating out women from around the world, Iris Mittenaere, a 23-year-old dental student from France, has been crowned the winner of the 65th Miss Universe competition held this year in the Philippines.

Amnesty report to "expose" Philippines extrajudicial executions in ...
London, Jan 21 : Amnesty International's Crisis Response will launch a new investigative report exposing the "full horror of President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs crime in the Philippines."

Now Duterte admits of pushing official out of a chopper
Manila [Philippines], Dec. 29 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has now threatened to throw officials out of a flying helicopter if they misuse public funds while admitting on live television that he's done it before.

Military cooperation with Philippines seen as mutual trust builder, ...
Beijing, Dec. 13 : Chinese observers have said that co-operation between China and Philippines in the defense and security field, if realized, would further develop the relationship as well as boost mutual trust.

Philippine Senate approves Articles of Agreement of AIIB
Manila [Philippines], Dec. 6 : The Philippine Senate has approved the Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) with a vote count of 20-1, said Senator Loren Legarda on Tuesday.