Philippines

Giant billboard in the Philippines put on an accidental show: Porn

Giant billboard in the Philippines put on an accidental show: Porn

The mayor of the major financial hub in the Philippines said the billboard will remain closed pending the results of the probe.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
Shoot female rebels in their vaginas: Philippine President Duterte tells soldiers

Shoot female rebels in their vaginas: Philippine President Duterte tells soldiers

 President Rodrigo Duterte had told Philippine soldiers to shoot female rebels in their vaginas, sparking a fresh controversy. 

Feb 12, 2018, 20:09 PM IST

India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit: In Pics

India established a dialogue partnership with ASEAN on January 28, 1992.

Jan 25, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit is meant to mark 25 years of the ASEAN-India dialogue.

Jan 24, 2018, 23:46 PM IST
Looted cash, gold helps Islamic State recruit in Philippines

Looted cash, gold helps Islamic State recruit in Philippines

Islamist insurgents looted cash, gold and jewellery worth tens of millions of dollars when they occupied a southern Philippines town in 2018.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
Philippines says it won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat

Philippines says it won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat

The Philippines said on Sunday that it won't get embroiled in a fresh spat between the US and China involving Beijing's protest of an American warship passing near a Chinese-controlled shoal also claimed by the Philippines.

Jan 21, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
More than 30 bodies found, criminal probe into Philippine mall fire

More than 30 bodies found, criminal probe into Philippine mall fire

The discovery raised to 37 the confirmed death toll from the NCCC shopping mall fire in the city of Davao on Mindanao island.

Dec 25, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Nearly 90 dead in Philippine mudslides, flooding as storm hits: Officials

Nearly 90 dead in Philippine mudslides, flooding as storm hits: Officials

Most of the casualties were reported from the main southern island of Mindanao.

Dec 23, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Three dead, six missing as storm hits southern Philippines

Three dead, six missing as storm hits southern Philippines

The Philippines lies on the Pacific typhoon belt and endures an average of 20 typhoons and storms each year, but Mindanao is rarely hit by these cyclones.

Dec 22, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Ferry with 251 passengers capsizes off Philippines, many missing

Ferry with 251 passengers capsizes off Philippines, many missing

A ferry capsized Thursday in stormy weather off the Philippines on Thursday.

Dec 21, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Philippines tropical storm: Death toll rises to 14

Philippines tropical storm: Death toll rises to 14

Basilio said the storm has damaged several bridges and roads which has left the communities isolated from the mainland Leyte province.

Dec 18, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: Local officials

Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: Local officials

Kai-tak cut power supplies in many areas, forced the cancellation of several flights, stranded more than 15,000 people in various ports in the region.

Dec 17, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
Three dead, 77,000 flee as storm pounds Philippines

Three dead, 77,000 flee as storm pounds Philippines

Kai-Tak, packing gusts of up to 110 kilometres (62 miles) an hour, hit the country's third-largest island Samar in the afternoon and tore through a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan four years ago.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Tropical storm Kai-tak pounds Philippines; 1 killed, thousands forced to flee

Tropical storm Kai-tak pounds Philippines; 1 killed, thousands forced to flee

A boy drowned and tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak pounded the eastern Philippines on Saturday, cutting off power and triggering landslides, officials said.

Dec 16, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
British national, wanted in child abuse case, moves Delhi HC against extradition proceedings

British national, wanted in child abuse case, moves Delhi HC against extradition proceedings

A 73-year-old British national, wanted in a child abuse and trafficking case in the Philippines, has moved the Delhi High Court challenging the proceedings in a trial court to extradite him to that country.

Dec 10, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
US, Philippines to deepen collaboration in counter-terrorism

US, Philippines to deepen collaboration in counter-terrorism

The US and Philippines are set to intensify their collaboration in areas including counter-terrorism, countering transnational drug trafficking and maritime security, according to a statement.

Dec 02, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
14 communist rebels killed in clash with troops: Philippines military

14 communist rebels killed in clash with troops: Philippines military

The rebels' death toll in last night's encounter is said to be the biggest in recent months. 

Nov 29, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Philippines' Duterte ditches peace talks with Maoist rebels as hostilities continued despite negotiations

Philippines' Duterte ditches peace talks with Maoist rebels as hostilities continued despite negotiations

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has terminated the on-again, off-again peace talks with Maoist-led rebels as hostilities have continued despite the negotiations, the president`s spokesman said on Friday.

Nov 24, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

In one swoop, China tries to send message to three of its neighbours, all of whom it has disputes with.

Nov 24, 2017, 08:09 AM IST

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte defends troops on looting in Marawi siege

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday rejected allegations by a rights group that troops engaged in looting during the bloody battle against Islamic State followers in the southern city of Marawi.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:25 PM IST