Latest in Tag: Philippines Highlight
Latest in Tag: Philippines
The Philippines is located in the Far East in the Pacific Ocean. The archipelago consists of 7,000 islands. Each has mountains, plains, and forests, in addition to the world’s largest coasts, with a large number of lakes, rivers, springs, and streams. Filipino Muslims are called Moro. It is the name the Spanish gave to the …
The Philippines generates $25bn annually from call centre exports
At the ASEAN summit, the South China Sea debate has continued to dominate talks. Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte also met with Barack Obama for the first time since describing the US President in vulgar terms.
New research reveals that the Philippines may have the greatest concentration of unique mammal species on earth, as scientists introduce a host of furry new characters from its main island of Luzon.
Egypt can be the Philippines’ gateway to Africa
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague has delivered its verdict on the territorial spat. DW answers some of the questions related to the case to explain what the dispute is about and what is at stake.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague is set to deliver its verdict on Tuesday, July 12. DW answers some of the questions related to the case to explain what the dispute is about and what is at stake.
The government of the Philippines has confirmed that Robert Hall is dead. The Canadian was captured along with several others by a militant Islamist organization almost a year ago.
As presidential candidates in the Philippines kick off their electoral campaigns, DW takes a look at the top contenders, and the issues likely to decide who will lead the Southeast Asian nation over the coming six years.
He directly addressed leaders in Beijing, telling them that maritime territorial disputes needed to be addressed peacefully, not with “intimidation or coercion”
Punishment ranging from fines and jail terms to confiscation of assets and deportation may be imposed, escalating a year-long crackdown on visa irregularities that have been overlooked for decades.
President Benigno Aquino’s top adviser on the peace talks, Teresita Deles, lamented that the arrest came at a “sensitive stage” and just weeks ahead of a likely final peace agreement.
The Pentagon sent Marines and equipment to assist with the relief effort following the typhoon, which may have killed more than 10,000 people in what is feared to be the country’s worst natural disaster.
Del Rosario said there were believed to be 660,000 Filipinos working in Saudi Arabia although it remained unclear how many were illegals.
Obama had hoped to use the trip to make progress in concluding initial talks on a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
By James M. Dorsey With Egypt deeply polarised politically and religiously, kick–starting a political process capable of bridging divides and creating an inclusive democratic process seems a distant prospect. It will ultimately depend on the likely shrinking over time of the military’s popular base and the government’s realisation that it needs the United States and …
Ceasefire and autonomy promised by government could end nearly 40 year old conflict that left hundreds of thousands dead or displaced.