Photos  /  Published 04.07.20

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By AP in

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.19

Solution to excess baggage in the age of costly flights

Sir — A passenger from the Philippines recently wore several layers of clothing to avoid paying excess baggage fee to the airline. Although she admits that this was intensely uncomfortable, it is ea...
By The Telegraph in

Business  /  Published 17.03.20

Philippines closes markets in wake of coronavirus

The Philippine Stock Exchange closed indefinitely on Tuesday while currency and bond trading were suspended, the first shutdown of markets worldwide in response to the coronavirus, with authorities ci...
By Reuters in Singapore

Business  /  Published 17.03.20

Asian markets swing after Wall St collapse

Asian markets fluctuated Tuesday after Wall Street suffered its worst day in more than three decades with coronavirus panic sweeping the planet, though European equities enjoyed an early bounce. Whil...
By PTI/AFP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 04.03.19

Brazen crocodile preys on a Philippine town

On the November day when Cornelio Bonite disappeared, a crocodile was spotted in the water with a human arm clasped in its jaws.“It was like he was showing off,” said Efren Portades, 67, a watchma...
By Aurora Almendral/NYTNS in Balabac (Philippines)

World  /  Published 14.02.19

Manila journalist posts bail after libel arrest

The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration was freed on bail Thursday after her arrest in a libel case.National Bu...
By AP in Manila

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

City German envoy grounded in Manila

The deputy consul general of Germany in Calcutta, Jurgen Thomas Schrod, is stranded in the Philippines with his family.The diplomat tried to board a flight to Calcutta on Tuesday but was refused in th...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

World  /  Published 18.09.18

Hope lies buried in typhoon-hit Philippines

Tens of thousands of small-time miners in recent years have come to the mountain provinces from the lowlands and established communities in high-risk areas like the mountain foothills of Itogon.Mangkh...
By AP in

World  /  Published 02.02.20

First death outside China, in Philippines

The Philippines on Sunday said a 44-year-old Chinese man had died of the new coronavirus, the first fatality outside China, prompting tighter travel restrictions for both Filipinos and foreigners.The ...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 13.05.19

Filipinos voting in midterm elections crucial to Duterte

Filipinos voted on Monday in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies who aim to dominate the Senate and opposition candidates fighting for checks and bal...
By AP in Manila


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