MANILA, Aug 8 China took aim at the Philippines
on Thursday for undermining its crackdown on cross-border
gambling, saying many of its citizens lured to work in online
gaming firms were being cheated, extorted and exposed to "modern
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will meet Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping soon to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, an aide said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure builds for the firebrand leader to stand up to Beijing.
(This July 31 story corrects position of academic, removing reference to Queensland University of Technology, paragraph 6)
MANILA Philippines' Jollibee Foods Corp is training its sights on Indonesia, with newly acquired U.S. chain Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf its entry point in the economically expanding and densely populated Southeast Asian neighbor, its top officials said.
MANILA When Jocelyn Marquez found her missing son, he was in a Manila morgue, his body riddled with bullet wounds.
RODRIGUEZ, Philippines One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a metre long. On the dirt floor beneath it lies a pair of tiny pink slippers.
MANILA A bomb attack that killed eight people at a military base in the southern Philippines was likely a suicide bombing, the army said on Saturday, another blow to government efforts to rein in militants inspired by Islamic State.
MANILA China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line.
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big wins for his candidates, and resounding public endorsement of his controversial rule.
MANILA Allies of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have dominated a mid-term Senate election according to unofficial results on Tuesday, indicating growing support for the maverick leader and broad public endorsement of his controversial rule.