Philippines

In UN speech, Duterte defends drug war but tempers tone

In UN speech, Duterte defends drug war but tempers tone

In UN speech, Duterte defends drug war but tempers tone

 

Top militant linked to beheadings surrenders in Philippines

Top militant linked to beheadings surrenders in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — A leading terror suspect who has been linked to…

 

Despite danger, Filipinos made restive volcano their home

Despite danger, Filipinos made restive volcano their home

TALISAY, Philippines — It’s the second-most active volcano in the Philippines, a…

 

Philippines to deliver verdict in bloody political massacre

Philippines to deliver verdict in bloody political massacre

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court will rule Thursday whether members of…

Philippines to deliver verdict in bloody political massacre
The great Canada-Philippines diplomatic garbage dispute of 2019 seems almost over

The great Canada-Philippines diplomatic garbage dispute of 2019 seems almost over

OTTAWA — Canada’s garbage is coming home from the Philippines. A spokesman…

The great Canada-Philippines diplomatic garbage dispute of 2019 seems almost over
Philippines warns diplomatic relations with Canada at risk amid garbage dispute

Philippines warns diplomatic relations with Canada at risk amid garbage dispute

Philippines warns diplomatic relations with Canada at risk amid garbage dispute OTTAWA…

Philippines warns diplomatic relations with Canada at risk amid garbage dispute
Canada working on an end to the rotting-refuse row with the Philippines

Canada working on an end to the rotting-refuse row with the Philippines

OTTAWA — A resolution to the row between Canada and the Philippines…

Canada working on an end to the rotting-refuse row with the Philippines
Philippines president kills controversial helicopter deal with Canada

Philippines president kills controversial helicopter deal with Canada

Philippines president kills controversial helicopter deal with Canada OTTAWA — The president…

Philippines president kills controversial helicopter deal with Canada
Feds order review of controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines

Feds order review of controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is taking a second look at plans…

Feds order review of controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines

Human-rights concerns loom over sale of Canadian helicopters to the Philippines

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is facilitating the sale of 16 helicopters…

Trudeau raises concerns, ‘angers’ Duterte over bloody Filipino drug war

Trudeau raises concerns, ‘angers’ Duterte over bloody Filipino drug war

MANILA, Philippines — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau directly raised human-rights concerns with…

Trudeau raises concerns, ‘angers’ Duterte over bloody Filipino drug war
Filipinos urge Trudeau to take out Canadian trash still festering in Manila

Filipinos urge Trudeau to take out Canadian trash still festering in Manila

MANILA, Philippines — Justin Trudeau’s visit to the Philippines brought him within…

Filipinos urge Trudeau to take out Canadian trash still festering in Manila
Philippine president on human rights: “Don’t go there”

Philippine president on human rights: “Don’t go there”

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America’s top…

  • Aug 7, 2017
Philippine president on human rights: “Don’t go there”
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                A man holds back tears as he lights candles for victims in an attack at the Resorts World Manila complex, Friday, in Manila, Philippines. Police say a gunman stormed a crowded Manila casino and used gasoline to set gambling tables on fire, creating clouds of smoke that swept through the crowds and killed dozens of people.

Philippine police seek casino attacker’s identity

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking…

  • Jun 2, 2017
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                A man holds back tears as he lights candles for victims in an attack at the Resorts World Manila complex, Friday, in Manila, Philippines. Police say a gunman stormed a crowded Manila casino and used gasoline to set gambling tables on fire, creating clouds of smoke that swept through the crowds and killed dozens of people.

Civilians seek food, water as Philippines siege continues

MARAWI, Philippines — There was food and water— welcome commodities amid the…

  • May 31, 2017

Duterte warns of ‘contamination’ by Islamic State group

ILIGAN, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush…

  • May 26, 2017
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Soldiers search vehicles of fleeing residents at a checkpoint following the siege by Muslim militants in the outskirts of Marawi city in southern Philippines, Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte warned Wednesday that he’ll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country’s south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages.

Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines — Islamic State group-linked militants swept through a southern…

  • May 24, 2017
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Soldiers search vehicles of fleeing residents at a checkpoint following the siege by Muslim militants in the outskirts of Marawi city in southern Philippines, Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte warned Wednesday that he’ll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country’s south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages.

Trump said to praise ‘great job’ in Philippine drug fight

Trump said to praise ‘great job’ in drug fight WASHINGTON — President…

  • May 24, 2017