Turtle Photobombs Swimmers At Apo Island In
Huffington Post UKTurtle Photobombs Swimmers At Apo Island In The PhilippinesHuffington Post UKRaising his scaly head above the waves, this majestic sea turtle ignored the giggling line of swimmers to his left to cast a haughty side glance at the camera. The sinister photobomb occurred during a snap by Diovani de Jesus as he and some friends ...and more »
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 8:25 am
Philippine climate envoy steps down to lead
Times GazettePhilippine climate envoy steps down to lead 'pilgrimage'ReutersMANILA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Philippines' climate change commissioner, Naderev "Yeb" Saño, who grabbed the limelight at U.N. climate talks with emotional pleas for action, stepped down on Wednesday to lead a "pilgrimage" to parts of the ...Philippine climate activist starts global trekgulfnews.comYeb Saño, climate commissioner of the Philippines resigns on Earth Day to join ...Times Gazetteall 412 news articles »
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 7:09 am
Philippines in catastrophe bond discussions
Philippines in catastrophe bond discussions with World Bank (again)Artemis.bm (blog)Catastrophe bonds for the Philippines have been a topic of discussion since 2010 or 2011, when its government first approached the World Bank about the potential to issue a MultiCat type cat bond structure to provide a source of rapid disaster response ...
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 3:49 am
China defends vessels' actions against
ReutersChina defends vessels' actions against Philippines in South China SeaReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday defended the actions of its vessels in the disputed South China Sea after the Philippines accused China's coast guard of using water cannon on Philippine fishing boats and urged Manila to increase its "education ...Palace: Why is China insecure of Philippines?Philippine StarUS, Philippines Open Joint Military ExercisesVOA Learning EnglishChina Criticizes U.S., Philippine Drills in South China SeaBloombergWall Street Journal -Huffington Postall 531 news articles »
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 3:40 am
Philippines wants 90 Muslim rebels charged
Channel News AsiaPhilippines wants 90 Muslim rebels charged for bloody ambushChannel News AsiaMANILA: The Philippine Justice Department on Wednesday (Apr 22) recommended murder charges against 90 Muslim rebels, even though such a move could jeopardise a peace process championed by President Benigno Aquino. The department said the ...and more »
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 2:50 am
Philippines looks to broaden range of rice
The Philippines' state grains procurement agency said on Tuesday that it would look to import rice from a broader range of countries including Pakistan, India and Myanmar, as it tries to diversify its supplies of the staple food. One of the world's biggest rice importers, the Philippines usually buys from key producers Vietnam and Thailand. Renan Dalisay, administrator at the National Food ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:57 am
Philippines' domestic air travel starts
Domestic aviation is on an uptrend as airlines such as Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines (PAL) lead the way in terms of fleet expansion
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:15 pm
Philippines: China's island reclamation
Brooks Hays MANILA, April 13 (UPI) -- Philippines officials say China's island-building work is causing irreparable damage to vulnerable coral reefs and the marine life they support.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:03 pm
Philippines says Chinese reclamation damaged
China has wrought widespread environmental damage in the South China Sea with its construction of artificial islands on disputed reefs, the Philippines said Monday. The construction works have destroyed 300 acres of coral reefs, resulting in an estimated $100 million in annual economic losses to coastal states, Philippine foreign affairs spokesman Charles Jose said. "China’s massive reclamation ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:11 pm
AirAsia Philippines eyes initial public
MANILA, Philippines – AirAsia Philippines and Indonesia are set to go public, the airline's founder, Tony Fernandes, announced via his Twitter account . Pending board approval, the initial public offering is eyed since business in both Philippines and Indonesia is good. "Great support from both governments," Fernandes tweeted. Shares ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:25 am
Philippines, China trade accusations over
ET SPECIAL:Love visual aspect of news? Enjoy this exclusive slideshows treat! MANILA: The Philippines accused China of aggressive maneuvers against its reconnaissance plane and fishermen in disputed seas where Beijing has stepped up construction of ...
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 2:47 pm
Philippines, China trade accusations over
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines accused China of aggressive maneuvers against its reconnaissance plane and fishermen in disputed seas where Beijing has stepped up construction of artificial islands, but China reiterated its claim on the strategic ...
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 2:08 pm
How Philippines became Spotify's 2nd fastest
From left, Riza Azcuna-Siongco, Globe Telecom Content Director; Sunita Kaur, Spotify Managing Director for Asia; Daniel James Horan, Globe Telecom Senior Advisor for Consumer Business, and Chee Meng Tan, Spotify Director of Label Relations for Asia Pacific.
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 12:33 pm
Philippines plans to resume talks with China
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines plans to resume its talks with China to settle their dispute over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) once an arbitral tribunal rules on their historic case, likely by 2016. "We really have to go back to ...
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 9:01 am
Philippines robbery accusation irks China
BEIJING: China on Friday dismissed an accusation by Philippines that the Chinese coast guard robbed Filipino fishermen at gunpoint during a confrontation in the disputed South China Sea, calling the claim “inconsistent with the fact.” The rebuttal came ...
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 8:39 am
2 top terror suspects survive Philippine
Two al-Qaida-linked Abu Sayyaf commanders, including one on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists, survived a Philippine military offensive that killed eight militants and led to the seizure of their jungle lair and bomb materials in the southern P
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:55 am
Boat filled with protected species hits
A Chinese boat that ran into a coral reef in the southwestern Philippines held evidence of even more environmental destruction inside: more than 10,000 kilograms (22,000 pounds) of meat from a protected species, the pangolin or scaly anteater.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:01 am
Terror suspect eyed in killing of Filipino
A Southeast Asian militant is suspected of leading an ambush that killed an army intelligence officer in the southern Philippines, Philippine military officials said Wednesday, highlighting the danger still posed by foreign militants who have been on the
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 4:29 am
Philippines charges crew of ship that rammed
Philippine authorities filed a poaching case and were preparing more charges against 12 detained Chinese fishermen who were aboard a vessel that ran aground in a protected coral reef.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 12:21 am
Filipino Catholics aim to show their power
Filipino Catholic groups launched a campaign Monday to try to muster millions of votes for senatorial candidates who opposed a controversial contraceptives law passed last year and prove that the church remains a force to be reckoned with in Asia's la
Posted on 7 April 2013 | 11:58 pm