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Duterte wants US troops out of the Philippines in 2 years
Tokyo, Oct 26 : The Philippines President on Wednesday expressed his desire to put an end to US military presence in the country in the next two years.
Philippines' Prez to US: 'Do not make us your dogs'
New York [USA], Oct. 25 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte reignited his war of words with the United States on Tuesday.
Philippines President expresses dislike over foreign troop presence ...
Manila [Philippines], Oct. 25 : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday expressed his dislike over the presence of foreign troops in his country, saying the constitution dictates that The Philippines pursue an independent foreign policy.
Duterte reiterates he will end military pact wiith US
Manila, Oct 25 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday reiterated his decision to end the military agreement signed with the US in 2014.
Red Cross Society of China offers aid to typhoon-hit Philippines
Beijing [China], Oct.24 : A humanitarian aid of 100,000 U.S. dollars will be offered by the Red Cross Society of China to the Philippines following the havoc caused by Typhoon Haima, a spokesperson said Monday.
Nokia, Globe Telecom ink agreement to strengthen data infrastructure
Beijing [China], Oct. 24: Nokia and Globe Telecom, a leading telecom operator in the Philippines, have signed two Memoranda of Confirmation frame agreements - one for wireless technologies and the other for Internet Protocol( IP), Optical and Software-defined networking (SDN) technologies - under ...
Philippines senator calls for international criminal investigation ...
London [UK], Oct. 24 (ANI): A Philippines' Senate member has called for an international criminal investigation against President Rodrigo Duterte in an effort to stop a vicious war on drugs that has killed more than 3,800 people since June.
16 killed in Philippines due to typhoon Haima
Manila, Oct 22 : At least 16 persons were killed in the Philippines due to super typhoon Haima, locally named as Lawin, an official said on Saturday.
Trump says 'the world hates Obama'
London [UK], Oct. 22 (ANI): Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has claimed that President Barack Obama and the United States are despised around the world, which is driving countries such as the Philippines into the arms of its adversaries.
Philippines' Duterte says not really severing ties with US
Davao City, Oct 22 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified his comments that seemed to call for a split from the United States, saying he was advocating a "separation of foreign policy" rather than "a severance of ties".
Philippine military says South Korean ship hijacked
Manila, Oct 21 : Armed men from the Abu Sayyaf militant group have hijacked a South Korean vessel off the island of Tawi-Tawi in the Philippines, a military spokesman said on Friday.
Hong Kong shuts down as typhoon Haima nears
Hong Kong, Oct 21 : Hong Kong was shut down on Friday due to the arrival of typhoon Haima, the most powerful tropical storm of the season that has already caused several deaths in the Philippines with winds up to 145 km.
Improved ties between China-Philippines not a threat: U.S.
Washington [USA], Oct. 21 (ANI): The United States has said that it is happy with improving bilateral relations between China and the Philippines, whose relations soured over the South China Sea dispute, adding that in no way this development is a threat.
U.S. to seek explanation from Philippines President over 'separation' ...
Washington [US], Oct. 21 (ANI): The United States has said that it will seek an explanation from Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte over the latter's comments on 'separation' from Washington.
Xi, Duterte agree on full improvement of ties
Beijing, Oct 20 : Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte here on Thursday resolved to achieve full improvement and greater progress in bilateral ties, media reported.
U.S. unhappy with China-Philippine reconciliation, says Chinese media
Beijing [China], Oct. 20 (ANI): Chinese media said Thursday that the United States is unhappy with the growing reconciliation between China and The Philippines due to its urge to dominate the regional order.
Philippines police van rams protestors at anti-US rally
Manila, Oct 19 : A police van rammed into protestors at an anti-US rally in Manila on Wednesday morning amid clashes between the two sides, a media report said.
Philippines President Duterte now to enforce smoking ban
Manila, Oct 16 : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said a nationwide smoking ban will be implemented.
Philippines reports two new Zika cases
Manila, Oct 14 : The Philippines health authorities on Friday reported two new cases of Zika virus, bringing the total to 17 so far.
Philippines president to visit China
Beijing, Oct 12 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will pay a state visit to China from October 18 to 21 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang said on Wednesday.
Philippines invites UN rapporteur to probe drug-related killings
Manila, Oct 12 : The Philippines has sent an invitation to United Nations rapporteur Agnes Callamard to probe the increasing number of drug-related killings in the country, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.
Duterte maintains high trust rating amid drug crackdown
Manila, Oct 12 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte continues to enjoy high popularity ratings amid his lethal war on drugs, according to a new survey in which 83 per cent of respondents said they have "much trust" in the leader.
Sri Lanka and Philippines ink Visa Waiver Agreement
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Oct.11 : In a major boost to ties between both nations, Sri Lanka and Philippines have signed a Visa Waiver Agreement for Diplomatic and Official Passport Holders, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said.
Philippines receives C-130 plane from US
Manila, Oct 10 : The Philippines has received a C-130 plane from the US which will primarily be used for transporting relief goods during calamities, a media report said on Monday.
Philippines official calls for friendly economic ties with China ...
Hong Kong, Oct. 8 : A senior Filipino official has said that Philippines and China should cooperate in various fields such as economy, trade, energy and infrastructure despite the South China Sea dispute.
Philippines president threatens to 'break up' with US
Manila, Oct 4 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday that he would "eventually" cut ties with the United States.
Protest in Manila over US-Philippines war games
Manila, Oct 4 : Supporters of a Philippine militant group on Tuesday protested in front of the US embassy here to denounce what could be the last joint military exercise between the two countries under the term of the current Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
US, Philippine marines launch what could be their last joint drills
Manila, Oct 4 : US and Philippine marines on Tuesday kicked off what could be their last joint military exercises in the Philippines' main Luzon island and Palawan.
Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines
Manila, Oct 2 : The Abu Sayyaf terrorist group has freed three more Indonesian hostages in southern Philippine province of Sulu, a senior government official said on Sunday.
Philippines President compares himself to Hitler
Manila, Oct 1 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has compared himself to Adolf Hitler, saying he wants to kill millions of drug addicts, just as the Nazi leader killed Jews during the Holocaust.