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Tag Archives: Philippines

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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Duterte set for poll win – Poe concedes

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: Filipinos in Kuwait joined the rest of the over 1.3 million Filipino Overseas Voters and 54.4 million registered voters in the …

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Is Philippines facing IS threat? – Abu Sayyaf, 2 other groups strike new alliance under IS flag: experts

MANILA, Philippines, April 28, (AP): Months before Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded retired Canadian mining executive John Ridsdel in the tropical jungles of the southern Philippines, …

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Aquino vows to ‘neutralise’ kidnappers – Police check if headless body is that of Canadian

MANILA, April 27, (Agencies): Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed Wednesday to launch a military assault aimed at “neutralising” Islamic militants who beheaded a Canadian hostage …

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Philippine Airlines ‘presses’ on flight rights

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: Philippine Airlines (PAL) intends to take proper measures to obtain Kuwaiti authorization in order to exercise its Dubai- Kuwait fifth freedom …

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Pinoys can cast votes via OAV

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: It’s all systems go for the upcoming 2016 Philippine national elections for some 1.3 million Overseas Filipino voters who will cast …

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Philippines handy black hole for ‘heist’ hackers

MANILA, March 21, (RTRS): In February 2013, the Philippines was up against a deadline to amend its Anti-Money Laundering Act and get itself off the …

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