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Philippine leader Duterte's preferred successor quits presidential race

November 30, 2021 7:21 pm

Analysts have said Duterte wants to ensure an ally succeeds him so he can be insulated from potential legal action at home or by the International Criminal Court, which has launched a probe into the thousands of killings in his "war on drugs".

Explained: How severe is Typhoon Goni, Asia's most powerful tropical storm in 2020?

November 06, 2020 1:00 pm

Over a million people in the typhoon’s projected path have been evacuated, including in the capital, where the international airport is now closed.

Philippines: Artificial white sandy beach could spell eco disaster

October 27, 2020 3:58 pm

An artificial beach strip in Manila Bay has environmentalists up in arms. Scientists warn its dolomite sand could harm people's health and marine wildlife.

US woman arrested at Manila airport with baby hidden in bag

September 05, 2019 7:59 pm

The National Bureau of Investigation says 43-year-old Jennifer Talbot from Ohio was able to pass through the Manila airport immigration counter on Wednesday without declaring the baby but was intercepted at the boarding gate by airline personnel.

Small plane crashes into resort in Philippines

September 01, 2019 4:43 pm

Eric Apolonio of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines says a light plane on a medical evacuation flight from southern Dipolog city to Manila disappeared from radar for unknown reasons.

Worst water crisis in decade hits Philippine capital. Here's why

March 19, 2019 10:17 pm

Infrastructure delays, rising demand and the onset of summer shrinking supply at dams are causing the shortage.

Seven dead as small plane slams into house in Philippines

March 17, 2018 3:06 pm

Plaridel police chief Supt. Julio Lizardo says all five Filipinos on board the six-seat plane were killed and the crash killed two other people on the ground and ignited a fire in a house that was hit by the aircraft.

Slow response of govt to killings of Punjabis in Manila

February 02, 2016 10:43 am

The NRI Commission in the state had repeatedly asked the state and Centre governments to look into the situation with concern.

Opening leg of IPTL shifted to Manila

May 11, 2014 4:57 pm

Founder Bhupathi said we had to divert from Bangkok to Manila to ensure the safety.

Residential rental yields in Asia: Towards stabilisation

November 09, 2013 12:28 am

Does this yield variation in Asian cities clearly reflect the risk-return trade-off?