Tag Archives: Philippines

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Abandoned as baby, senator front-runner for Philippine president

MANILA (Reuters) – A woman abandoned as a baby in a church consolidated her position as front-runner to become next Philippine president on Tuesday when a tribunal rejected a petition…

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Indonesia's Widodo to skip APEC summit in Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo will not attend an annual summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum members in the Philippines because of domestic issues, a Philippine foreign…

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U.S. bombers flew near China-built islands in South China Sea: Pentagon

By Yeganeh Torbati & David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. B-52 strategic bombers flew near artificial Chinese-built islands in the South China Sea this week & were contacted by…

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U.S. bombers flew near China-built island in South China Sea: Pentagon

By Yeganeh Torbati & David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. B52 strategic bombers flew near artificial Chinese-built islands in the South China Sea this week & were contacted by…

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Vietnam, Philippines plan to sign pact on strategic alliance

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines & Vietnam plan to sign an accord next week to elevate their relationship to a strategic level, allowing them to deepen economic ties &…

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Philippine court expected to decide U.S. security deal is constitutional: source

By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine Supreme Court is expected to decide that a new U.S.-Philippine security agreement is constitutional & will announce its ruling before President Barack…

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Image of Asia: Preparing for All Saint's Day

In this photo by Bullit Marquez, an informal settler at a public cemetery in the Philippines cleans the epitaph on a tomb before All Saint's Day. Roman Catholics & other…

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Obama to travel to Turkey, the Philippines, Malaysia in November

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will travel to Turkey, the Philippines & Malaysia from Nov. 14 to 22 to attend several summits, the White House said on Monday. On…

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Obama traveling to Turkey, Philippines, Malaysia

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama will travel to Turkey for a G20 summit, followed by stops in the Philippines & Malaysia for meetings with world leaders next month, the…

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Arum says Pacquiao planning last fight – report

Los Angeles (AFP) – Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao plans to end his ring career with a fight on April 9 before moving on to focus on his political career,…

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