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Tag Archives: Philippines

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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Heist exposes Philippine dirty money secrets – FBI to assist Bangladesh with probe

DHAKA, March 20, (Agencies): The FBI has agreed to help Bangladesh investigate an audacious $81 million theft from the nation’s foreign reserves, authorities said Sunday, …

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No domestic worker hire ‘ban’ for expats: Philippine Embassy

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Philippine Embassy denied reports that came out on local Arabic dailies on Sunday that the embassy has banned expatriates from …

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IS-inspired militants on offensive – Philippine frontrunner vow to claim Sabah angers Malaysia

MANILA, March 3, (AFP): Militants fighting in the name of the Islamic State group are escalating attacks in the southern Philippines, analysts said, deepening fears …

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Philippines probes Pacquiao for poll violations

MANILA, Feb 22, (Agencies): The Philippines’ election commission said Monday it would consider a complaint accusing boxing champion Manny Pacquiao of violating election regulations by …

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Philippines, Muslim rebels ‘fortify’ truce

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 12, (AP): Philippine government and Muslim rebels have extended the stay of international cease-fire monitors at their first meeting since their peace …

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