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Philippines
World  /  Published 04.07.21

Philippines: 29 soldiers die in air crash

A Philippine air force C-130 aircraft carrying combat troops crashed in a southern province while landing Sunday, killing at least 29 army soldiers on board and two civilians on the ground, while at l...
By Jim Gomez in Manila

World  /  Published 16.01.21

Presidency ‘no job for a woman’

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday declared that the presidency was no job for a woman because of their emotional differences to men, and dismissed speculation that his daughter would succe...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 16.12.20

Maria Ressa refuses to budge

Maria Ressa, who heads a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte, refused to enter a plea on Tuesday in a second cyber libel case she faces, saying the charge...
By Reuters in Manila

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.20

RCEP: Will India regret it later?

It was Asia’s big party but India stayed away. It was only a virtual bash but all the big names were there – Japan, China, South Korea and Australia and the like. And what was the occasion...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Photos  /  Published 05.07.20

The world in pictures

By AP

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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

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 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

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)


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