Manila denies foreign crackdown

A Philippine presidential spokesman has denied that there is a crackdown on foreigners, saying that the ban on their political participation is in the...

Filipinos avoid jabs amid dengue crisis 

Parents in the Philippines are refusing to give their children polio, chicken pox and tetanus jabs amid a health scare over a dengue vaccine,...

Manila stocks shame region 

The Philippine stock exchange has climbed more than 1 per cent to a record high, led by industry and real estate, while its controversial...

Philippine approves addict slaughter

  The Philippines’ drug addicts are now in greater peril. Source: Flickr Rodrigo Duterte, the new president of the Philippines, has told people to “go ahead...

US U-turns on seized bells

The Philippines has welcomed the announcement by the US Department of Defence to return the colonial-era Balangiga bells, seized after a 1901 massacre by...

Filipino farm squatters ‘massacred’

Nine Filipino members of a sugar workers association, including two teenagers, were killed in a gun attack in the Philippines’ Negros Occidental at the...

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