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Philippine government repatriates more than 270 Filipinos from Qatar

Philippine government repatriates more than 270 Filipinos from Qatar

The Philippine embassy in Doha repatriated a total of 278 overseas Filipinos, including an infant, via a chartered Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight recently.

Philippine economy shrinks first time in two decades

Philippine economy shrinks first time in two decades

The Philippine economy contracted for the first time in more than two decades during the first quarter, but officials warned Thursday that the worst was likely yet to come as the nation reels from the coronavirus ...

Philippine president seeks powers over firms, supplies, funds to avert crisis

Philippine president seeks powers over firms, supplies, funds to avert crisis

The Philippine Congress held a special session over the internet on Monday to debate a push by the country's strongman leader to adopt sweeping emergency powers ...

Philippine domestic workers to be hired through QVC

Philippine domestic workers to be hired through QVC

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Thursday that domestic workers from the Philippines will be recruited through the Qatar Visa Centre in Manila from March 15.

Philippine vice president, fired from drug war, vows to stop killings

Philippine vice president, fired from drug war, vows to stop killings

Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo said on Monday she was determined to stop the spate of killings in the government's campaign against illegal drugs ...

Philippine state-owned agency eyes Qatari investments in industrial, tourism sectors

Philippine state-owned agency eyes Qatari investments in industrial, tourism sectors

The state-owned Clark Development Corporation (CDC) is exploring potential opportunities to attract Qatari investments into the Philippines for various sectors, such as logistics, tourism and leisure ...

Philippine energy chief says to draft plan for nuclear programme

Philippine energy chief says to draft plan for nuclear programme

The Philippines will prepare a detailed plan for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on how it could embark on a nuclear power programme, its energy chief said on Wednesday ...

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signalling broad public backing for the maverick leader.

Philippine Supreme Court upholds third extension of martial law

Philippine Supreme Court upholds third extension of martial law

The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of the third extension of martial law in the country's troubled south until the end of this year.

Philippine police urge residents to watch out for floating cocaine

Philippine police urge residents to watch out for floating cocaine

Philippine police on Sunday urged fishermen and residents of coastal communities to be on the lookout for bricks of cocaine being thrown near their shores as a way to smuggle the illegal drug into the country.

Five rebels linked to Philippine cathedral bombing surrender

Five rebels linked to Philippine cathedral bombing surrender

Five rebels who helped carry out the deadly bombing of a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines last month surrendered to the authorities at the weekend ...

Five soldiers, three militants killed in Philippine clash

Five soldiers, three militants killed in Philippine clash

Five soldiers and three suspected members of a militant group blamed for deadly twin bombings at a cathedral in the southern Philippines were killed in a clash on Saturday, the military said.