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Rising number of new mums in Philippines as birth control plans fail

Despite oppositions, President Rodrigo Duterte, has followed in his predecessor's footsteps in trying to get contraceptives to masses.

24 Nov 2017 10:40 AM

Musical version of Ramayana at ASEAN opening to reflect India-Philippines culture link

A musical version of the Ramayana was one of key performances at the ceremony reflecting India's cultural linkages with several member countries.

13 Nov 2017 2:26 PM

Lions, chimps, sharks get added protection under UN convention

Less popular species also received additional protection, including 10 species of vultures.

29 Oct 2017 6:14 PM

Sitharaman to attend South Asian defence ministers' meet in Philippines

Meet likley to review regional security architecture including China's growing assertiveness in South China Sea.

21 Oct 2017 6:29 PM

Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

Under the department order female workers can still wear high heels if they prefer them.

25 Sep 2017 2:54 PM


Mums in Philippines breastfeed babies in public for a cause

Mothers breastfed babies in public to raise awareness about infant deaths and dispel taboos over practice.

05 Aug 2017 6:03 PM

World's 'oldest' hippo dies at Philippine zoo

Bertha the hippopotamus was among the pioneer animals at the Manila zoo

10 Jul 2017 2:01 PM

A ‘whale’ of a time

When you can swim with whale sharks in the Philippines, it’s going to be a fab time of your life!

13 Jun 2017 12:25 AM

Philippines calls on Facebook to shut Islamist fighters' accounts

The military's social media-monitoring team identified 63 accounts under fake names.

11 Jun 2017 8:59 PM

Philippines gets US weapons to fight terror

The weapons, including machine guns capable of firing thousands of rounds a minute, were handed over.

06 Jun 2017 6:09 AM


Russian ships dock as Duterte changes course

The schedule includes activities with the flagship vessel of the Russian Pacific fleet, plus a Russian concert in a park.

21 Apr 2017 1:56 AM

A survivor's tale: Man on boat lived 56 days without food, water

Weak and distressed, he was examined by doctors and held on the boat on the island while arrangements are being made for his return home.

27 Mar 2017 1:11 PM

Duterte threatens to throw corrupt officials out of helicopter

The fiery-tempered former prosecutor said he once hurled a Chinese man suspected of rape and murder out of a helicopter.

29 Dec 2016 2:29 PM

Duterte killings in 1980s were part of police ops: Philippines

Duterte recounted how in 1988, he and local police ambushed and killed three suspected kidnappers.

21 Dec 2016 3:13 PM

China: Weapons in South China Sea not militarisation

China’s defence ministry said on a verified social media account that the construction was mostly for civilian use.

16 Dec 2016 2:26 AM


Philippines' Duterte says he personally killed people

Duterte said he led similar efforts when he was mayor of Davao, the major southern city that he ruled for most of the previous 20 years.

14 Dec 2016 10:41 AM

The terrifying lessons of the Philippines’ vigilante president Duterte

If one world leader exemplifies some of the more alarming trends taking place in politics this decade, it is Filipino President Duterte.

02 Dec 2016 7:47 PM

Indian Sikh couple shot dead in Philippines by bike-borne assailants

Two pistols and live ammunition have been recovered from their possession.

25 Nov 2016 7:54 AM