Philippines Report
Leny Rubredo

A chat with the VP – Leni Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo shares a light moment with students during the turnover ceremony of classroom buildings in Marawi City on Friday. The classrooms were constructed for Harat Medina Central Elementary School, Mapandi Elementary School, and Bae Inomba Blo Bacarat [...]

June 28, 2019 News
Chinese Workers

106 umano’y illegal Chinese workers sa Laguna nasa kustodiya ng BI

Aabot sa 106 Chinese nationals na hinihinalang ilegal na nagtatrabaho sa pagawaan ng electronic products sa Laguna ang nilagay sa kustodiya ng Bureau of Immigration nitong Huwebes. Sinuyod ng mga tauhan ng Biñan police at mga ahente ng Immigration Bureau [...]

June 28, 2019 Headlines
Duterte

‘Subukan niyo’: Duterte threatens to jail those planning to file impeachment case

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he will send his critics to jail should they file an impeachment case against him. “I-impeach ako? Kulungin ko silang lahat. Subukan niyo. Try to take it, do it, and I will do it,” [...]

June 28, 2019 News, Trending News

Xi warns of ‘trouble’ if Filipinos start exploring West PH Sea for oil, says Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said Chinese President Xi Jinping once warned him against oil exploration in the West Philippine Sea. “Sabi ko, I'm going there to dig oil. Sabi ni Xi Jinping, in whisper, tanungin mo sila, alam mo [...]

June 28, 2019 Headlines
Monsoon Rains Philippines

More monsoon rains ahead as Angat Dam nears all-time low

Monsoon rains will dampen large swaths of the country on Thursday as the Angat Dam, which supplies water to Metro Manila, slid closer to its lowest ever level, the state weather bureau said Thursday.  The light to moderate monsoon rains [...]

June 27, 2019 News
China Fishing Boat Issue

China fishing in Philippine waters needs consent of the people – Morales

 Allowing Chinese fishermen to fish in the country's exclusive economic zone would need the consent of the people, former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said on Thursday. “The exclusive economic zone of the Philippines gives rights of the Philippines to have [...]

June 27, 2019 Trending News
Robredo on 2022

Robredo on 2022 presidential bid: Anything is possible

Vice President Leni Robredo hinted at the possibility of seeking for the presidency in the 2022 national elections, saying that anything is possible. The vice president, however, clarified that she is not yet preparing for the next presidential race. Related [...]

June 26, 2019 Politics
Pacquiao vs Thurman

Pacquiao’s next challenge: Thurman’s best hits

Undefeated Keith Thurman is next on the hit list of Manny Pacquiao. Fighting for the undisputed WBA welterweight title, Thurman and Pacquiao will lock horns on July 20 (July 21 Manila time). Despite the fight being weeks away, the amount [...]

June 26, 2019 Sport
Panglinan

Senators question presence of Chinese ‘friends’ in Philippine EEZ

MANILA, Philippines —A few members of the 24-seat Senate have expressed dissent against the pronouncements of President Rodrigo Duterte that China can continue fishing inside the Philippines' exclusive economic zone since the two countries are “friends”. Sens. Francis Pangilinan and [...]

June 26, 2019 Politics
de-lima-trillanes

Southeast Asian lawmakers highlight ‘systematic’ harassment of opposition in report

There are deliberate efforts to harass and muzzle opposition lawmakers in the Philippines through trumped-up criminal charges, threats and intimidation, a report of the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights stressed. The 40-page report released Tuesday pointed out that those lawmakers [...]

June 25, 2019 Politics

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