World  /  Published 22.12.21

Typhoon-hit areas plead for food

Philippine officials and residents of areas that bore the brunt of Typhoon Rai pleaded for food, water, and shelter on Tuesday as damaged roads, flooding, and severed power and communication lines hit...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 19.12.21

Philippine storm toll 31

The feared death toll from a typhoon that battered the Philippines has risen to 31, officials said on Saturday, nearly triple the previous day’s number as rescue teams reach damaged areas and co...
By Reuters in Manila

News  /  Published 02.12.21

Filipino carpenter stuck in Kolkata hospital

A Filipino national headed to Riyadh to join work as a carpenter who had started vomiting blood on-board a plane that made an emergency landing at Kolkata airport, is admitted to a private hospital in...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

World  /  Published 18.11.21

Scribe unsure about Nobel event

One month since she was named the first Filipino to win the Nobel Peace Prize, journalist Maria Ressa says much still remains uncertain about her life. Will her battle against a libel suit in the Phi...
By AP/PTI in Cambridge, Massachusetts

World  /  Published 16.11.21

Duterte to run for Senate seat

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will compete for a seat in the country’s Senate in elections next year, his top aide said on Monday, ending speculation that he would run for vice-president...
By Reuters in Manila


World  /  Published 14.11.21

Sara Duterte joins race for Philippines’ No 2 job

The daughter of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte filed her candidacy for the vice presidency, the poll body said on Saturday, ending months of speculation about her 2022 election plans.  The Co...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 10.11.21

Duterte daughter pulls out of mayor race

The daughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday removed herself from the running for mayor of Davao City, just days away from a deadline to change candidates for a presidential electio...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 12.10.21

Duterte congratulates Ressa

Journalists were not being muzzled in the country, he said. It was the first time the Duterte administration has publicly reacted to Ressa’s victory since she won the award on Friday. “Th...
By AP/PTI in Manila

World  /  Published 20.09.21

Pacquiao to take a shot at presidency

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he would run for President of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s co...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 05.07.21

Philippines troop plane crash kills 45

A Philippines Air Force troop plane crashed and broke up in flames on a southern island on Sunday, killing at least 45 people after some jumped free, officials said, in the country’s worst milit...
By Reuters in Manila


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