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Manila mayor declares Philippine presidential bid
Manila mayor Francisco Domagoso said on Wednesday (Sep 22) he will run for the Philippine...

22 September, 2021

International court backs probe into 'war on drugs' in the Philippines
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday (Sep 15) approved a formal investigation...

16 September, 2021

Asian economies hardest hit as Delta variant weighs on global growth
Global growth is slowing, the latest economic data for August has shown.The extent of the...

06 September, 2021

Philippines' Duterte says will run for vice president in 2022
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared he will run for vice president next year to continue...

25 August, 2021

Strong quake strikes Philippines, no major damage reported
A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the Philippines on Thursday (Aug 12), the US...

12 August, 2021

New lockdown in Metro Manila seen to cause nearly $3 billion in economic damage per week
The economic outlook for the Philippines ’ capital region has become even more gloomy after...

10 August, 2021

Philippines extends flight ban for 10 countries, including UAE, until August 15
The Philippines has extended restrictions on travellers arriving from 10 countries, including the UAE, until...

31 July, 2021

Inoculate anyone who wants a COVID-19 vaccine shot, says Philippines' President Duterte
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his government on Wednesday (Jul 28) to open the coronavirus...

29 July, 2021

Philippines seeks US help on data recorders for plane crash probe
The Philippines will send black boxes of a Lockheed C-130 aircraft that crashed at the...

07 July, 2021

Filipinos bid farewell to former president Benigno Aquino
Philippine former president Benigno Aquino was laid to rest in a Manila cemetery on Saturday...

27 June, 2021

Benigno Aquino III: former Philippines president dies aged 61
The former Philippine president, Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, who originated from one of the country's...

27 June, 2021

Philippines drops markedly in global competitiveness ranking
The Philippines slipped seven spots to rank 52 out of 64 countries listed in the...

20 June, 2021

Philippines' Duterte won't cooperate with ICC probe: Spokesman
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will "never cooperate" with an International Criminal Court probe in to...

15 June, 2021

Air flow Philippines and Cebu Pacific cancel UAE flights until June 15
Following a decision by the Philippines federal government to extend its ban in travellers from...

02 June, 2021

Philippines to authorise Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in 12-15 year olds
The Philippines allows the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in children aged...

27 May, 2021

20 crew missing after Philippine ship runs aground in typhoon
A search was underway on Tuesday (Apr 20) for 20 crew members missing in the...

21 April, 2021

Philippines lifts 9-year-old ban on new mines to boost revenues
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted a moratorium on new mineral agreements imposed in 2012,...

15 April, 2021

US-Philippines officials discuss worries over China's ships
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday (Apr 10) discussed with his Philippine counterpart China’s recent...

11 April, 2021

Philippines sends fighter aircraft over Chinese vessels in South China Sea
The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels...

28 March, 2021

Philippines faces 'learning crisis' after year-long school shutdown
Andrix Serrano studies alone inside a Manila slum shack he shares with his street-sweeper grandmother....

15 March, 2021

Moderna reaches supply manage Philippines for 13 million COVID-19 vaccine doses
Moderna said on Saturday (Mar 6) it has decided to supply the Philippines government 13...

07 March, 2021

Philippines' Duterte signs indemnity Bill for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday (Feb 26) signed into law a good Bill that...

27 February, 2021

Rumours and fear pet Philippine arrange for COVID-19 vaccine drive
According to 1 rumour circulating in the Philippines, the coronavirus vaccine allows President Rodrigo Duterte...

28 January, 2021

Philippines extends travelling ban until Jan 31 to limit pass on of COVID-19 variant
The Philippines on Fri (Jan 15) extended entry restrictions on travellers from 32 spots to...

16 January, 2021

Philippines seeks 148 million COVID-19 pictures this year for two-thirds of population
The Philippines is negotiating with seven vaccine makers to procure at least 148 million COVID-19...

07 January, 2021