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  • Visit to Manila

    Visit to Manila

    Vice-President Kamala Harris’ visit to the Philippines may well have restored some equilibrium to the relationship between the two countries, after the stormy Duterte years which saw the former Filipino president apparently tilt towards China after announcing his “independence” from the United States.

    November 25, 2022
  • Hero MotoCorp partners with Terrafirma Motors to debut in Philippines’ market

    Hero MotoCorp partners with Terrafirma Motors to debut in Philippines’ market

    Currently, Hero MotoCorp has a presence in 43 countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and South and Central America. It has eight manufacturing facilities, including six in India, and one each in Colombia and Bangladesh.

    October 26, 2022
  • 4 dead as super typhoon Noru hits Philippines

    4 dead as super typhoon Noru hits Philippines

    At least four people were killed and one other person remained unaccounted for after super typhoon Noru hit the Philippines.

    September 26, 2022
  • 2 killed, dozens injured in strong earthquake rattling northern Philippines

    2 killed, dozens injured in strong earthquake rattling northern Philippines

    The destroyed area will be visited by Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos later on Wednesday, according to his press secretary Rose Beatrix Cruz-Angeles.

    July 27, 2022
  • What people wish to hear

    What people wish to hear

    The private sector groups are urging the new administration to enact measures aimed at enabling inclusive growth for the country.

    July 27, 2022
  • 3 dead, 2 injured in Philippines university shooting

    3 dead, 2 injured in Philippines university shooting

    The Metro Manila Development Authority confirmed that the shooting took place at 2.55 p.m. at the gate of Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City, reports Xinhua news agency.

    July 24, 2022
  • All eyes on the President’s management of food shocks

    All eyes on the President’s management of food shocks

    While the government’s inclination for importation has been blamed for the lackluster performance, there are other major factors at play that have influenced agricultural production.

    July 21, 2022
  • President ‘Bongbong’

    President ‘Bongbong’

    Marcos Jr, who has appointed himself as the agriculture minister, has pledged to improve food sufficiency, infrastructure, waste management and energy supply, and give full support to millions of overseas Filipino workers.

    July 3, 2022
  • World Bank to help tackle malnutrition in Philippines

    World Bank to help tackle malnutrition in Philippines

    Globally, food prices, already on the rise since the second half of 2020, have reached a record high this year, leading to food security problems worldwide.

    June 23, 2022
  • Marcos Jr.

    Marcos Jr.

    Marcos Jr. has defended his father’s legacy and steadfastly refuses to apologize for or acknowledge the atrocities and plunder during the dictatorship.

    May 13, 2022
  • Presidential election campaign in Philippines enters final stretch

    Presidential election campaign in Philippines enters final stretch

    Less than 10 days before the national and local elections in the Philippines, presidential aspirants are campaigning the archipelago, wooing voters with plenty of promises despite the Covid-19 threat.

    May 2, 2022
  • Return of the 3 Gs?

    Return of the 3 Gs?

    Guns, goons and gold. The phrase appears to have originated in the Philippines, most notably during the 1969 national elections and was quickly picked up and popularised by local and foreign media and even show business.

    April 26, 2022
  • Philippines lowers alert level of Taal volcano

    Philippines lowers alert level of Taal volcano

    The last eruption displaced nearly 380,000 villagers and destroyed many farms, houses and roads in the province.

    April 9, 2022
  • Philippines orders easing entry of foreign tourists

    Philippines orders easing entry of foreign tourists

    The measures also include strengthening the healthcare capacity across the country, accelerating and expanding the vaccination programme, further reopening the economy

    March 23, 2022
  • Philippines loosens entry restrictions for all foreign nationals

    Philippines loosens entry restrictions for all foreign nationals

    Department of Tourism data showed that as of March 9, nearly 77,000 foreign travellers arrived in the country.

    March 16, 2022
  • Philippines logs 1,745 new Covid cases, death toll tops 56,000

    Philippines logs 1,745 new Covid cases, death toll tops 56,000

    The Philippines has seen four waves of Covid infection since 2020. The country reported the highest single-day tally on January 15 this year with 39,004 new cases.

    February 24, 2022
  • India, Philippines to strengthen engagement in counter-terrorism, marime security

    India, Philippines to strengthen engagement in counter-terrorism, marime security

    The two countries, which are involved in confrontation with China over territorial and maritime issues, also agreed to coordinate closely at multilateral fora and reaffirmed their strong commitment to a multifaceted partnership that would facilitate the developmental aspirations and shared priorities of the two democracies in the Indo-Pacific region.

    February 15, 2022