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Tag Archives: Philippines

Filipinos clean graves, pray, honor dead on All Saints’ Day

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Families bring flowers. Relatives seek out graves of departed soldiers. Tombs across the Philippines get cleaned up. And prayers — prayers …

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The Latest: Poll shows most Filipinos trust US but not China

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to China (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A new poll shows that most Filipinos …

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Filipino ‘drug’ boss captured

DUBAI, UAE, Oct 17, (AP): A man named by Philippines’ president as a major drug kingpin was arrested in the capital of the United Arab …

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Pacquiao backs death penalty for drug traffickers – ‘Not sorry for drug use’

MANILA, Oct 1, (AFP): Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao insisted Friday he owed his fans and countrymen no apology after admitting to having used illegal …

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12 killed in Davao blast

MANILA, Sept 2, (RTRS): An explosion at a packed night market in the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte killed at least 12 people …

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Manila mulls ‘moratorium’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: “The measure to impose a moratorium or a ban, we cannot remove that from the table because if the conditions would …

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Philippines nab ‘fake’ Filipinos – 177 en route to Saudi

MANILA, Philippines, Aug 19, (AP): Immigration authorities at Manila’s airport intercepted 177 Indonesians carrying Philippine passports before they boarded a flight Friday to Saudi Arabia. …

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Filipinos plead bring us home

JAKARTA, Aug 8, (RTRS): Thousands of Filipino workers stranded in Saudi Arabia due to a massive layoff triggered by a slump in oil prices have …

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‘Condemn’ Philippine drug killings: groups

MANILA, Aug 2, (AFP): Over 300 anti-narcotics and human rights groups from around the world Tuesday called for the United Nations to condemn Philippine President …

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Philippines arrests 10 Chinese fishermen in latest spat

MANILA: Two Philippine coast guard vessels intercepted a Chinese fishing boat with 10 crew off northeastern Luzon after a two-hour chase, two local broadcasters said …

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