US President Donald Trump dismissed concerns Wednesday about the Philippines cancelling a major military accord, saying the decision would save money for Americans.
The US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday said the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States will have “significant” implications.
The Philippines notifies the US about the termination of VFA agreement..
Duterte temporarily bans travelers arriving from China, Hong Kong and Macau.
The Philippines reports the first death outside of China from a new coronavirus.
Duterte has admitted that he was getting a “bit tired” of his job.
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr has rejected any offer of “blood money” for the murder of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende in Kuwait, saying the lawyer hired by the Philippine government to prosecute is not authorised to suggest or accept blood money from her killers.
A major explosion of the Philippines’ restive Taal volcano no longer appears imminent, authorities said Sunday as they partially lifted a mass evacuation order but warned residents should remain ready to flee.
Philippine officials citing threats that Taal volcano could still explode at any time.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved a recommendation to declare the Taal Volcano Island a “no man’s land” following its eruption that affected thousands of residents in its vicinity.
Taal Volcano’s restiveness could last for months, or worse, years, a government volcanology expert warned on Monday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is not keen on ordering the repatriation of Filipinos from Kuwait, despite the killing of Filipino domestic worker Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the mandatory evacuation of all Filipinos in Iraq and Iran as tensions between Washington and Tehran continued to escalate, his spokesman announced on Wednesday.
Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo declares the gov’t’s war on drugs a failure.
Cambodia and the Philippines are close to signing a double taxation agreement.
Philippine’s ban on US senators should serve as a warning to foreigners who intrude into the affairs of a sovereign nation.
The number of deaths from a powerful storm that hit the Philippines on Christmas has climbed to 41, authorities said Sunday, with tens of thousands still in evacuation centres.
A typhoon that swept across remote villages in Philippines claims at least 16 lives.
Typhoon Phanfone pummelled the central Philippines on Christmas Day, bringing a wet and miserable holiday season to millions in the mainly Catholic nation.
Typhoon Phanfone smashed into the central Philippines on Tuesday, ruining Christmas plans as thousands were left stranded at ports or told to leave their homes.
A series of explosions rocked Sunday night a southern Philippine city known for Islamic State-linked violence, wounding at least 17 people including soldiers, a military official said.
The masterminds of the Philippines’ worst political massacre were on Thursday found guilty of murder, a decade after the slaughter in which gunmen killed 58 people in the conflict-plagued south of the country.
Rappler journalist Maria Ressa says she would not be silenced.
Rescuers in the southern Philippines used heavy equipment and their bare hands yesterday in hopes of finding several people feared trapped beneath a building toppled by a powerful earthquake that claimed at least three lives.
The 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games closed here on Wednesday evening after 11 competition days.
Duterte to lift martial law in the southern Philippines by year’s end.
Budget carrier Cebu Pacific has stopped its flights to and from Siem Reap.
The Philippines’ north has been hit by some of its worst flooding in decades.
The number of deaths by Typhoon Kammuri’s in the Philippines hits 17.
Typhoon Kammuri killed 13 people and weakened into a severe storm as it headed out of the Philippines on Tuesday.