Showing posts with label Philippines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Philippines. Show all posts

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Political tensions rise between Malaysia, Philippines over territorial rift

state of Sabah
Verbal exchanges between the Malaysian foreign minister and the Philippine foreign affairs secretary have led to an escalation of political tension between the two countries amid their dispute over the sovereignty of the state of Sabah, which currently is a part of Malaysia claimed by the Philippines.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Tempête dans le sud des Philippines: au moins 133 morts, des disparus

La tempête tropicale qui s'est abattue vendredi sur le sud des Philippines, touchant notamment l'île de Mindanao, a fait au moins 133 morts et des dizaines de disparus, selon un nouveau bilan de l'agence DPA annoncé samedi par les autorités.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

US President Donald Trump arrives in Manila for ASEAN summit

ASEAN summit
The president of the United States arrived in Manila on Sunday to take part in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, which is expected to discuss among other issues the North Korean nuclear program and fighting the Islamic State terror organization.

Friday, June 2, 2017

At Least 30 Bodies Found at Site of Gun Attack in Philippines

At least 30 bodies were recovered from a shooting scene at the Resorts World Manila leisure complex in the Philippine capital of Manila, a local radio cited sources from the Bureau of Fire Protection as saying Friday.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Gunmen take priest, churchgoers hostage in Philippines, vow to kill captives

Terrormilitants stormed a cathedral in the Philippines, taking a priest and several parishioners hostage and are vowing to kill the captives “if government forces unleashed against them are not recalled,” according to the Roman Catholic Church.

Duterte declares martial law in Philippines amid terror clashes

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines on Tuesday declared a partial state of martial law in the Pacific island nation after two soldiers and a police officer were killed in clashes with terror insurgents.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Philippines sends troops, supplies to disputed island

The Philippines says it has started transporting troops and supplies to a disputed island in the South China Sea in preparation for construction work that includes reinforcing and lengthening an airstrip and building a dock.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Duterte orders troops to occupy South China Sea reefs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered troops to occupy and fortify all Philippine-held islands in the disputed South China Sea to assert its claims amid what he says is a race to control territory.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

China Says Has No Dispute with Philippines over Benham Rise

China and the Philippines do not and will not have a dispute over Benham Rise, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, referring to a vast area the United Nations has declared to be part of the Philippines' continental shelf.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

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