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Envoys of four nations present credentials
New Delhi, Aug 28 : Envoys of four countries -- Armenia, Cambodia, Venezuela and the Philippines -- presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.
Envoys of four nations present credentials to President Mukherjee
New Delhi, Aug.28 : Envoys of Armenia, Cambodia, Venezuela and Philippines presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today.
Philippines' GDP growth rises to 5.6 percent
Manila, Aug 27 : The Philippines' gross domestic product (GDP)grew 5.6 percent in the second quarter of this year, up from five percent in the first quarter, presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said on Thursday.
10 dead in Philippines typhoon
Manila, Aug 23 : At least 10 people were killed and seven injured after typhoon Goni hit the Philippines, the state disaster management agency said on Sunday.
Indian held with drugs in the Philiippines
Manila, Aug 18 : An Indian has been arrested for possession of illegal drugs in an operation set-up by undercover group in the Philippines, a media report said on Tuesday.
Nucleus Software to host an exclusive dialogue on 'Shaping the Future ...
New Delhi, Aug 10 : Nucleus Software, the leading provider of lending and transaction banking solutions to the global financial services industry, on Monday announced that it will be hosting an exclusive dialogue on 'Shaping the Future of Finance' for the banking and finance industry in Manila, the ...
Over 62,000 affected in Philippines flood
Manila, Aug 9 : More than 62,000 people have been affected in the Philippines due to flooding and heavy rainfall since last week, authorities said.
'China hasn't stopped construction on 17 South China Sea features'
New Delhi, Aug 6 : With China claiming it has "stopped" reclamation work on islets and rock features in the South China Sea, a top Philippines judicial official on Thursday said Beijing has merely stopped reclamation work on the 17 features but continues to build structures on the islets, ...
Hundreds stranded as Philippines airport closed briefly
Manila, Aug 5 : Hundreds of passengers were stranded at an airport in Philippine's Tacloban city when it was temporarily closed on Wednesday, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said.
This lamp runs on glass of water and salt
Manila, July 30 : A Philippines-based company has developed a lamp that can run for eight hours at a stretch on a glass of water and two tablespoons of salt.
Three soldiers killed in Philippines ambush
Manila, July 28 : Three soldiers were killed and 13 injured in an ambush by New People's Army (NPA) rebels in Kalinga province of the Philippines.
Three killed in Philippine clash
Philippines, July 27 : A soldier and two members of the leftist New People's Army were killed and six others injured in a firefight in a Philippine province, the military said.
Nestle India MD to be replaced
New Delhi, July 24 : Amidst the controversy involving its Maggi noodles, Nestle India on Friday announced that its managing director Etienne Benet would be replaced by Suresh Narayanan, presently the chairman and CEO of Nestle Philippines.
Chris Brown 'literally pleads' Philippines to let him leave
Washington DC, July 24 : After being held back in Philippines, Chris Brown is now pleading the government to let him go with help of videos posted on his Instagram account.
Pacquiao to promote Philippines's bid for FIBA World Cup
Manila, July 23 : Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said that he would promote the Philippines' bid to host the 2019 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup.
Philippines to muster 10 million signatures for Pope's climate ...
London, July 22 : After Pope Francis stressed on the need to tackle climate change, Philippines, Asia's largest Catholic country, has moved to muster support for battling the problem, promising to gather 10 million signatures for a petition that will be handed over to world leaders at a Paris ...
Philippines wants India at 'head table' to tackle China's maritime ...
New Delhi, July 18 : Worried at China fast usurping contested islets in the South China Sea, the Philippines has urged India to "be at the head table" in regional forums to ensure that Beijing adheres to international maritime laws.
Nine killed in Philippines coal mine collapse
Manila, July 17 : At least nine people were killed on Friday in a coal mine collapse in Philippines' Antique province, officials said.
GMR bids for five airports in Philippines
Hyderabad, July 13 : GMR-Megawide is among six groups who are bidding to develop, operate and maintain five airports in Philippines under public private partnership projects worth USD 2.4 billion.
Philippines Police file murder charges against owner, crew of Kim ...
London, July 4 : Philippines Police have filed murder charges against the crew and owner of the ferry that overturned in rough waters outside Ormoc port, killing at least 56 people.
Philippines ferry capsize toll rises to 59
Manila, July 4 : The toll in the ferry capsize in central Philippines' Leyte province has risen to 59, officials said on Saturday.
Philippines ferry capsize toll rises to 39
Manila, July 3 : The death toll in the ferry accident in the Philippines touched 39 on Friday as rescue teams got to work early in the morning and found three more bodies, GMA News channel reported.
At least 33 dead after ferry overturns in Philippines
Dhaka, July 2 : At least 33 people have died after a ferry with 173 people overturned in central Philippines in rough waters.
36 dead, 19 missing in Philippines boat capsize
Manila, July 2 : At least 36 people died and 19 others were reported missing when a passenger banca -- a type of outrigger boat -- capsized in the waters off Ormoc city in central Philippines' Leyte province on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.
CG's technology to fortify electricity networks in Philippines
Mumbai, June 29 (ANI-Businesswire India): Avantha Group Company, Crompton Greaves (CG), has bagged two important orders, one for 8 bays of 138 kV, 60 Hz, (Air-Insulated) AIS Switchyard in the Philippines for MINERGY Coal Corporation and the other for 30 MVA, 132 kV mobile substations for Wellington ...
Facebook launches Lite app for Android users in India, Philippines
Washington, June 29 : Facebook has launched its Lite app for Android users in India and the Philippines.
China aggressively building islands on reefs claimed by Philippines
London, June 27 : China is reportedly proceeding with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs, which are claimed by the Philippines, despite Beijing promising to end some work soon.
Japan sends plane to Philippines to survey Chinese advances
Tokyo, June 24 : Japan sent its first military plane to the Philippines to take part, from Wednesday onwards, in joint drills aimed at monitoring Chinese advances in the South China Sea, where Beijing is constructing artificial islands, ignoring regional and global protests.
China: Work on disputed islands for improved weather forecasts
Beijing, June 22 : China has claimed that it built artificial islands on reefs in the Spratly Islands -- which are also claimed by Vietnam and the Philippines -- to improve weather forecasting.
Philippines leader quits after sleaze stink
Manila, June 22 : Philippines Vice President Jejomar Binay has resigned from his post after corruption charges were hurled against him, an official said on Monday.