Tag: Philippines

staffMarch 16, 2018

Philippines tells UN it will quit International Criminal Court

MANILA – The Philippines has given official notice to the United Nations that it will exit the treaty underpinning the ...

staffFebruary 28, 2018

Philippines’ Duterte says he’s tired, old, wants to cede power early

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Wednesday sought to dispel concerns he will cling to power and become a dictator, saying he ...

staffFebruary 21, 2018

Philippines to court: Declare communist groups as terrorists

Justice officials have asked a court to formally designate the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the ...

staffDecember 24, 2017

Many feared dead in Philippines mall fire

At least 37 people are feared to have died in a fire that tore through a shopping mall in the ...

staffDecember 23, 2017

Philippines storm kills more than 180

More than 180 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with ...

staffNovember 4, 2017

Trump embarks on marathon tour of Asia

US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit . It will ...

staffOctober 17, 2017

Philippines city freed from militants

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the city of Marawi “liberated” from militants, even as fighting continues. The army said ...

staffSeptember 21, 2017

Philippines commemorates 1972 martial law

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Security forces are on alert for rallies Thursday, around the country to commemorate the 45th anniversary ...

staffAugust 24, 2017

Australian spy chief criticised for Duterte fist photo

The boss of Australia’s foreign intelligence agency has been criticised for clenching his fist in a photo with Philippines President ...

staffAugust 18, 2017

US Navy to discipline USS Fitzgerald sailors

The US Navy has announced that about a dozen sailors are to be disciplined after seven crew on the USS ...