Sunday, 1st October 2023


25 Sep
The Philippines has accused China of installing a ‘floating barrier’ to stop fishing boats from entering a disputed area in the South China Sea. The Philippines’ coast guard said the 300m (1,000ft) obstacle was preventing fishermen from working in a lagoon in the Scarborough Shoal. China claims more than 90 per cent of the South…
27 Aug
More than a thousand people fled their homes as floods unleashed by Super Typhoon Saola swept through mainly rural villages in the northern Philippines, rescue officials said Sunday.
21 Jul
The Philippines will no longer deal with the International Criminal Court, President Ferdinand Marcos said Friday, after The Hague-based tribunal rejected Manila's appeal to stop a probe into a deadly drug war.
15 Jun
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the Philippines on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
31 May
Philippine lawmakers approved the creation of an $8.9 billion sovereign wealth fund on Wednesday to boost growth and cut poverty, but critics insisted it was a "scam" and should be scrapped. President Ferdinand Marcos Jr had called for a swift passage of the bill, filed by his son and cousin late last year, to enable…
6 May
Philippine authorities have rescued over a thousand people from several Asian nations who were trafficked into the country, held captive and forced to run online scams, an official said Saturday.
30 Apr
Rescuers were searching for four people Sunday after a boat carrying more than a dozen scuba divers sank at a World Heritage-listed marine sanctuary in the Philippines, authorities said.
5 Mar
Three people have been arrested over the murder of a Philippine provincial governor and eight others, authorities said Sunday, adding another suspect was killed in a shoot-out.
21 Feb
Philippine rescue teams began climbing an active volcano Tuesday in a "very risky operation" to reach the wreckage of a small plane that crashed at the weekend, officials said.
16 Feb
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rocked the central Philippines on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, though there were no reports of casualties or significant damage.
14 Feb
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos summoned Beijing's ambassador Tuesday to express "serious concern" after a Chinese security vessel was accused of using a military-grade laser light against a Philippine patrol boat in the disputed South China Sea. The confrontation marks an escalation in the diplomatic row, after the Philippine foreign ministry earlier filed a protest to…
29 Jan
Asia is located in both the northern and eastern hemispheres. It is the largest and most populous continent on earth. Some of the countries that make up Asia include China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia. The shared culture in Asia includes a strong emphasis on family and community, respect for…


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