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Wednesday , July 17 2019

Tag Archives: Philippines

Gunmen kill 9 in Philippines

Gunmen killed nine members of a farmers’ group who occupied part of a privately owned sugarcane plantation in a central Philippine province, police said Sunday. …

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14 dead as Philippine passenger van falls off cliff

LA TRINIDAD, Philippines (AP) – At least 14 people, mostly elderly villagers, died when the brakes of an overloaded passenger van failed while traveling on …

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Filipinos’ ‘trust’ in Duterte falls

MANILA, Sept 8, (RTRS): Public trust in Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte dropped to the lowest of his presidency, a survey showed on Saturday, although he …

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Philippine town mayor killed

A Philippine town mayor who was linked by the president to illegal drugs was fatally shot in his office Wednesday in the latest brazen attack …

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Xiamen Air plane skids off Philippine runway, disrupting flights

Thousands of air travellers faced delays on Friday after a Chinese airliner skidded off the runway at the airport in the Philippine capital, disrupting more …

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Philippine troops kill 2 suspected bomb couriers in south

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military says troops have killed two bomb couriers at an army checkpoint before the suspected Muslim militants could detonate …

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Duterte says may deploy warship to save Filipino captives in Libya

MANILA, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he might send the navy’s most modern frigate to waters off Libya in …

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Philippine police vow ‘surgical and chilling’ war on drugs, crime

MANILA, July 30 (Reuters) – Philippine police vowed on Monday to revamp and intensify a fight against crime and drugs, a week after President Rodrigo …

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30,000 to 40,000 Philippine rebels to be disarmed

The leader of the largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines said Tuesday that 30,000 to 40,000 armed fighters would be “decommissioned” if an autonomy …

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59,000 nabbed for loitering in streets of Philippines

Crime prevention campaign: Duterte MANILA, July 24, (RTRS): Each night, police in teams of about a dozen fan out across the most rundown areas of …

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