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...

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

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Indian students in the Philippines seek help to return

Hundreds of distressed Indian students, stuck in the Philippines, are seeking help through video messages as they are unable to fly back home due to the travel restrictions imposed by India to contain...
By PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 09.11.18

Court orders Imelda’s arrest in graft case

A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and ordered her arrest on Friday in a rare conviction among many corruption cases that she's likely to appeal to avoid jail and...
By AP in Manila

World  /  Published 20.09.18

Landslide in Philippines kills 21 when country was dealing with damage wrought by Typhoon Mangkhut

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain on Thursday, killing at least 21 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent cellphone text m...
By AP in Manila


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