Phillippines

Philippines` Duterte makes business pitch in Japan

Philippines` Duterte makes business pitch in Japan

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was set Wednesday to persuade Japanese executives his country is "open for business", after upending traditional alliances by insulting the US and making overtures to China.

Oct 26, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Headless body of kidnapped victim found in Philippines

The headless body of a Canadian who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in June has been recovered, a military official said on Saturday.

Jul 02, 2016, 15:37 PM IST

Philippine politicians wanted for murder arrested in Thailand

Two Philippine politicians wanted over the murder of a prominent anti-corruption crusader have been arrested in Thailand after more than three years on the run, the President`s office said Monday.

Sep 21, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

Philippines` Aeta people `beggars` in their own land

 Philippine bush man Edward Serrano struck two rocks together and wrapped the faint spark in wood shavings, building a fire in much the same way Stone Age man must have done two million years ago.

Aug 07, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

Philippines confirms second MERS case

A foreigner who flew to the Philippines from the Middle East has become the second confirmed case of MERS in the country, the health department said Monday, as a deadly outbreak in South Korea spreads alarm across Asia.

Jul 06, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Japan, Philippines lash out at China island building

Japan and the Philippines lashed out Thursday at Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea, where Beijing is building infrastructure some suspect will be used by its military.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Saudi Arabia holds its biggest military exercise

Saudi Arabia, one of the world`s largest arms importers, has held its biggest military exercise over two weeks in three theaters across the country reportedly involving some 100,000 personnel from its army, navy and air force.

May 02, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

Indian national shot dead in the Philippines

An Indian national from Punjab has become the latest casualty in a spate of shootings in Davao City of the Philippines, according to a media report on Saturday.

Aug 10, 2013, 18:28 PM IST

Golan troops need defence against chemical arms: Manila

Prez Benigno Aquino threatened to withdraw Philippine troops from UN peacekeeping force on Golan Heights unless they receive anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons and protection against chemical arms.

Jun 20, 2013, 22:27 PM IST

Philippines asks Japan for help amid China dispute

Philippines sought coast guard patrol ships and communications equipment from Japan to better secure its territory and expressed alarm over their countries` territorial conflicts with China.

Jan 10, 2013, 21:37 PM IST