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Philippines keen on participating in Qatar infra projects

Philippines keen on participating in Qatar infra projects

The Philippines is keen on participating in more infrastructure projects related to the 2022 FIFA World Cup preparations and Qatar National Vision 2030, among other initiatives, an official of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has said.

Philippines says Malaysian militant leader 'possibly' killed

Philippines says Malaysian militant leader 'possibly' killed

Thirteen rebels among the few dozen Islamic State loyalists holed up in the decimated heart of Marawi City were killed in the operation and Malaysian Mahmud Ahmad was likely among them.

Philippine official praises Qatar's efforts to ensure labour rights

Philippine official praises Qatar's efforts to ensure labour rights

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi met with the visiting Philippine Labour Secretary Silvestre Bello and his accompanying delegation.

Battle for Philippine city to end soon, 1,000 dead: army

Battle for Philippine city to end soon, 1,000 dead: army

The army previously set a target of Sunday to end the fighting in Marawi, which it said has killed more than 1,000 people.

Airport closed in central Philippines after runway accident

Airport closed in central Philippines after runway accident

A Philippine plane carrying more than 180 passengers veered off the runway in Iloilo City in the central Philippines causing the closure of airport operations on Saturday.

Philippines' Duterte warns of 'revolutionary government'

Philippines' Duterte warns of 'revolutionary government'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned he is prepared to establish a ‘revolutionary government’ to fend off alleged efforts to oust him, fuelling fears of a looming dictatorship.

New poll shows Philippine president still hugely popular

New poll shows Philippine president still hugely popular

Eighty percent of 1,200 Filipinos surveyed by pollster Pulse Asia late last month said they trust and approve of President Duterte slightly down from 81% and 82% respectively in its June survey.

Philippines' Duterte hopes drugs war shift will satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

Philippines' Duterte hopes drugs war shift will satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he hoped a shift to target big networks in his war on drugs would satisfy ‘bleeding hearts’ and interfering Western states ...

Philippines' elections chief quits after corruption allegations

Philippines' elections chief quits after corruption allegations

The head of the Philippines' elections commission on Wednesday resigned, three weeks after a congressional committee voted to junk an impeachment complaint against him on corruption allegations.

Russia to donate Kalashnikovs, trucks and munitions to Philippines

Russia to donate Kalashnikovs, trucks and munitions to Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced that Russia would donate defence hardware to support the military's fight against pro-Islamic State militants, who he said could regroup and attack "anywhere and everywhere".

Philippines apologises to China for using Taiwan logo at ceremony

Philippines apologises to China for using Taiwan logo at ceremony

The Philippines apologised to China on Monday for a "grievous but purely unintentional" mistake after it displayed the logo of the defence ministry of Taiwan, not China, at an event last week marking Beijing's donation of 3,000 rifles to Manila.

Philippine president's ratings drop, but popularity intact

Philippine president's ratings drop, but popularity intact

Trust and satisfaction in Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte fell to the lowest of his presidency in the third quarter of this year, a survey showed on Sunday, although sentiment about his leadership remained positive overall.