Filipinos

All the president's women: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte fiercest critics and a surly political heir

All the president's women: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte fiercest critics and a surly political heir

Then Jocellyn ran through a list of Duterte`s female critics that included his vice president, a prominent senator who is now in jail and the head of the Philippines Supreme Court.

Sep 14, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Death of nine Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia invasion

The assault, Malaysia`s most serious security crisis in years, led to a siege between the militants and the country`s armed forces who were sent to root them out. 

Jun 08, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Thousands of jobless Asians stranded in Saudi Arabia

Thousands of jobless Indians, Filipinos and Pakistanis are stranded and destitute in Saudi Arabia after the plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs.

Aug 03, 2016, 01:58 AM IST

Life terms for 9 Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia incursion

A Malaysian court sentenced nine Filipinos to life in prison over an armed incursion in 2013 that left scores dead and paralysed a remote corner of Borneo for weeks, a defence lawyer said.

Jul 26, 2016, 12:56 PM IST

More Filipinos pushed into poverty by Haiyan, high rice prices

Super typhoon Haiyan and surging rice prices pushed the number of Filipinos living in poverty to 25.8 percent in the first half of last year despite strong economic growth, official data released Friday showed.

Mar 06, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

Philippine workers `would rather take chances in Libya`

More than 11,000 Filipinos in Libya have ignored appeals to evacuate, with many apparently choosing to take their chances in the war-torn country rather than risk unemployment at home, a foreign department spokesman said Monday.

Aug 04, 2014, 15:29 PM IST

Google removes Singapore hate blog against Filipinos

Google has taken down a blog that listed ways to harass Singapore`s Filipino population, drawing praise from Internet users appalled by growing racial tensions in the city-state.

Jun 21, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

Google removes Singapore hate blog against Filipinos

Google has taken down a blog that listed ways to harass Singapore`s Filipino population, drawing praise from Internet users appalled by growing racial tensions in the city-state.

Jun 20, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

Filipinos saw China blocking fishermen from shoal

Chinese coast guard vessels repeatedly blocked or chased Filipino and Vietnamese fishermen from a disputed shoal where they previously had only tried to block military supply runs, a Philippine marine officer said today.

Apr 22, 2014, 23:51 PM IST

Filipinos celebrate as Pacquiao regains crown

Filipinos jumped from their seats, raised their arms and burst into cheers as the country`s boxing hero Manny Pacquiao regained his WBO welterweight title against American Timothy Bradley Jr in Las Vegas late on Saturday.

Apr 13, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Navy ship to try to fetch Filipinos in Malaysia

Philippines is sending navy ship to waters off eastern Malaysia to bring back 180 Filipinos who were locked in standoff with Malaysian authorities after travelling to area to claim the territory.

Feb 24, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

Firecrackers, gunfire injure nearly 500 Filipinos

A Philippine official says at least 476 people have been injured by powerful firecrackers and gunfire.

Jan 01, 2012, 11:57 AM IST

Filipinos nailed to crosses in bizarre rites

The bizarre annual rite has been rejected by Catholic church leaders.

Apr 22, 2011, 16:00 PM IST

Filipinos fear God`s wrath in natural disasters

A survey shows 21% Filipinos attribute the natural disasters to God`s wrath.

Aug 16, 2010, 14:37 PM IST

Somali pirates seize ship with 21 Filipinos aboard

Four suspected Somali pirates
carrying AK-47s and a rocket-propelled grenade seized a bulk
carrier with 21 crew on board on Wednesday, the fourth ship pirates
have seized in less than a week, officials said.

Apr 21, 2010, 20:55 PM IST

More Filipinos leave homes as volcano spills lava

Security forces in army trucks Friday sent about 3,000 residents outside the danger zone surrounding the smoldering Mayon volcano, which looked set for a major eruption after days of shooting ash plumes and spilling lava.

Dec 18, 2009, 09:37 AM IST