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Agence France-Presse . Manila

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    Duterte threatens to end US military pact

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 10:14pm on January 24, 2020

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to end a pact key to annual war games with American troops if the US does not restore the...

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    Philippines bans US senators, mulls visa for Americans

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 10:59pm on December 27, 2019

    The Philippines banned two US senators and threatened to introduce visa restrictions for Americans entering the country, the president’s spokesman said Friday, if Washington pushes...

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    Philippines typhoon toll jumps to 28

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 10:53pm on December 27, 2019

    The death toll from Typhoon Phanfone’s battering of the Philippines on Christmas Day has risen to 28, and will likely climb further, authorities said on...

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    At least 8 people die in Philippines drinking coconut wine

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 03:10pm on December 23, 2019

    Eight people died and hundreds were taken to hospitals in the Philippines after drinking coconut wine believed to contain high levels of methanol, authorities said...

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    Child killed as 6.8 magnitude quake strikes Philippines

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 01:53am on December 16, 2019

    A powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday, killing a child and damaging buildings in an area still recovering from a...

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    Bono: ‘No compromise’ on human rights in the Philippines

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    U2 frontman Bono said Tuesday there must be no compromise on human rights, in a rebuke of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ahead of the Irish...

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    Philippines to end martial law in south

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 11:11pm on December 10, 2019

    President Rodrigo Duterte will lift martial law in the southern Philippines by year’s end, his spokesman said Tuesday, more than two years after it was...

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    Evacuations, airport closure as Typhoon nears Philippines

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 01:07am on December 03, 2019

    Typhoon Kammuri barrelled towards the Philippines on Monday, pushing tens of thousands of people into evacuation centres and prompting authorities to order a temporary closure...

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    Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Kammuri hits Philippines

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 06:20pm on December 02, 2019

    The Philippines was braced for powerful Typhoon Kammuri as the storm churned closer, forcing evacuations and threatening plans for the Southeast Asian Games events near...

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    Philippine soldiers rescue British couple kidnapped by jihadists

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 02:08pm on November 25, 2019

    Philippine soldiers on Monday rescued a British man and his wife from Islamic State-linked jihadists nearly two months after the couple was kidnapped from their...

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