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Explained: What will a Marcos presidency in the Philippines look like?

May 11, 2022 3:21 pm

Ferdinand Marcos Jr has swept an election in the Philippines and will begin a six-year term as president at the end of June. Here's what to expect from a Marcos presidency

After 36 years, a Marcos is again on the path to power

May 10, 2022 2:01 pm

Marcos’ supporters see in him a glimmer of Duterte, whose strongman rule remains largely popular in the Philippines.

Marcos Jr. won Philippine presidency, unofficial count shows

May 10, 2022 11:15 am

Marcos Jr. had more than 30.5 million votes in the unofficial results with more than 96% of the votes tabulated overnight after Monday’s election.

Explained: What's at stake in the Philippines election?

May 09, 2022 3:36 pm

Philippines election: A two-horse race for the presidency has emerged ahead of Monday's election. A look at some of the issues at play

In the Philippines, young people aim to upend an election

May 02, 2022 2:22 pm

As the election in the Philippines nears, tens of thousands of young people who fear another Marcos presidency are rallying around Leni Robredo, the country’s vice president.

Philippine elections: The many colours, and their significance

April 28, 2022 2:26 pm

Colours have a great significance in Philippine elections. Pink is new on the scene, competing against the seasoned red, yellow and blue.

The Philippines toppled one Marcos, now his son may become President

April 14, 2022 1:32 pm

The Marcoses are accused of looting as much as $10 billion from the government before fleeing to Hawaii in 1986, when the peaceful “People Power” protests toppled the Marcos regime. The family returned to the country shortly after the death of the elder Marcos in 1989.

Philippines slams Chinese ship's 'close distance maneuvering' at Scarborough Shoal

March 27, 2022 1:05 pm

China lays claim to most of the waters within a so-called Nine Dash Line in the South China Sea, which is also contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Explained: Raising the age of consent in the Philippines

March 10, 2022 9:46 am

The Philippines has raised its age of sexual consent from 12 years to 16 years. What prompted the move, and why was it needed? What is the age of consent in India and other countries?

Trolley school helps Philippine children keep studies on track

February 26, 2022 11:15 am

Kitted out with a whiteboard, colourful charts, and a stack of books, the tiny, mobile school slides along from village to village three times a week, bringing education to impoverished children near the city of Tagkawayan as the COVID-19 pandemic keeps schools shut in much of the Southeast Asian archipelago

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Typhoon Rai: More than 100 dead, Philippines struggles for supplies

December 19, 2021 8:31 pm

More than 100 people have died in the Philippines, which was hit hard by the powerful typhoon Rai that slammed into the country last week, provincial governor Arthur Yap said on Sunday, as relief operations continued.

Super Typhoon 'Mangkhut' strikes northern Philippines

September 17, 2018 7:02 am

A strong typhoon packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) tore across the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday, bringing heavy rain and causing widespread power and communications outages.

Typhoon Koppu leaves 2 dead in Philippines, 16,000 villagers displaced

October 19, 2015 5:35 pm

Typhoon Koppu weakened after blowing ashore with fierce winds in northeastern Philippines on Sunday, leaving at least 2 dead, displacing 16,000 villagers and knocking out power in provinces.

Philippines flood: Typhoon Chan-Hom brings heavy rains to Manila

July 08, 2015 4:13 pm

Typhoon Chan-Hom passing over the northeastern waters of the Philippines heading to northern Taiwan has enhanced the seasonal monsoon, dumping heavy rains over the capital, Manila, and the northern provinces.

29th anniversary of the People Power revolution in Philippines

February 26, 2015 12:54 pm

The protesters were calling for the resignation of Aquino for his alleged role in the botched police operation.

One billion rising- A call to end violence against women

February 13, 2015 3:28 pm

Students and nuns wearing purple ribbons on their wrists, danced raising awareness through the campaign.

Fire gutted more than 200 houses in Philippines

December 10, 2014 3:51 pm

Fire officials said five people were injured and currently investigating its cause.

Typhoon Rammasun leaves at least 27 dead in Philippines

July 17, 2014 11:40 am

The death toll from the first typhoon of the Philippines' rainy season climbed to at least 27, authorities said.

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News in Numbers: Skilled migration from India to US

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

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Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

January 21, 2016 3:32 pm

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.

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