Philippine military says halts lawmakers
Philippine StarPhilippine military says halts lawmakers trip to South China Sea islandThe Straits TimesMANILA (Reuters) - The military has blocked a group of lawmakers and security chiefs from visiting one of nine Philippine-held features in the disputed South China Sea due to safety issues, defence officials said on Friday (March 17). But one senior ...Australia reasserts stance vs South China Sea militarizationPhilippine Starall 205 news articles »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 2:06 am
EU condemns 'fabricated' charges against
CoconutsEU condemns 'fabricated' charges against jailed accuser of Philippines presidentThe GuardianThe European parliament has condemned the Philippines for arresting President Rodrigo Duterte's highest-profile critic, a senator who has led the charge against the strongman's bloody drugs war. A resolution delivered by European Union lawmakers said ...European lawmakers urge 'immediate' release of Philippines' Duterte criticCoconutsDe Lima's case gathers int'l attentionCNN PhilippinesDouble Blow for Philippine Government's Abusive PoliciesHuman Rights WatchPhilippine Star -Asian Correspondentall 51 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 10:27 pm
UN experts, EU Parliament urge Philippines
Philippine StarUN experts, EU Parliament urge Philippines to rethink death penaltyPhilippine StarArrested drug suspects are cuffed with plastic tie cables following a raid by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) at an informal settlers' community inside the sprawling compound of a public cemetery Thursday, March 16, 2017 in ...UN experts: Philippines legally-bound to reject death penalty bill | SunStarSun.Starall 6 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 8:46 pm
Can the Philippines' Bloomberry give Macau a
CNBCCan the Philippines' Bloomberry give Macau a run for its money?CNBCThe casino sector in Macau might have been dealt a better hand last quarter, but Asia's top gaming destination could soon face more competition in the region, as the Philippines looks to raise its stake in the sector. "You know, with more properties ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 7:13 pm
The Philippines' bill is taking aim at
Washington PostThe Philippines' bill is taking aim at drugs, not childrenWashington PostIt is one of many proposed measures intended to rid the country of the menace of illegal drugs and improve law and order in the Philippines for the benefit of present and future generations of Filipinos. The Philippine House of Representatives is ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 3:00 pm
Flights between UAE, Philippines to soar by
Dubai: Flights between the UAE and the Philippines will be increased by 25 per cent and extended to other provincial international airports to accommodate the growing demand for seats in this busy route, a senior Philippine aviation official told Gulf News.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:08 am
Thousands protest in Philippines over
MANILA Thousands of people belonging to a powerful local indigenous Christian organisation occupied a busy portion of the main highway in Manila on Friday to protest what they allege to be government's meddling over internal affairs of their church.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:04 am
Thousands protest in Philippines over
Members of Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) or INC also called for the resignation of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, who was investigating an illegal detention case filed by a dismissed church minister against Iglesia's leaders. Waving church flags ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:52 am
Philippines scouts rivals, draws bye in
MANILA, Philippines - In taking an opening-day bye, Gilas Pilipinas gets to size up its rivals today before the Nationals start their Jones Cup campaign versus the home team at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Xinchuang Gymnasium in Taipei. Gilas head coach Tab ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:53 am
Philippines to halt sugar exports amid
MANILA – The Philippines will halt sugar exports amid strong domestic demand for the sweetener. Under Order No. 1, Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) chief Ma. Regina Bautista-Martin said production for the crop year 2015-2016 will be devoted to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:29 pm