Articles about Philippines
10 Sep 2021
Infinix HOT 10i, with MediaTek Helio P65 chipset, goes official
Infinix has launched its latest budget-range HOT-series smartphone, the HOT 10i, in the Philippines. The handset carries a price-tag of PHP 5,990 (around Rs. 8,800) and is available in four color options.
04 Jul 2021
17 dead after military plane crashes in Philippines; 40 rescued
A military plane crash-landed in the Philippines on Sunday, the chief of the armed forces said in a statement.
23 Jun 2021
Take the vaccine or go to jail, says Philippines President
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is clearly disappointed with the slow pace of COVID-19 vaccination there.
21 Jan 2021
Infinix Hot 10 Play, with MediaTek Helio G25 processor, announced
As part of its Hot 10 series, Infinix Mobile has announced a new Hot 10 Play model. It joins the existing Hot 10 and Hot 10 Lite variants.
27 Aug 2020
Warner Bros., DC virtual FanDome unites all comic fans globally
Warner Bros. did the unthinkable, and they have the pandemic to thank for!
03 Feb 2020
Stocks plummet as markets reopen in China amid coronavirus outbreak
Stocks in China plummeted as trading resumed on Monday amid a worsening outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
24 Sep 2019
Samsung Galaxy A20s, with triple rear cameras, goes official
As an upgrade to the Galaxy A20, Samsung has launched the Galaxy A20s.
22 Sep 2019
This Vespa scooter costs more than a family car
Italian automaker Vespa has launched its all new scooter, the Vespa GTS 300 SuperTech, in Philippines.
03 Aug 2019
Here are some unbreakable Olympic records
Olympics is the greatest sporting showcase on this earth.
28 Mar 2019
Huawei launches affordable P30 Lite with triple rear cameras
Days after unveiling its P30 and P30 Pro models in Paris, Huawei has silently introduced the P30 Lite in select markets.
22 Feb 2019
Philippines: Mother forced to hand-feed her videogame-addict son
Videogame addiction among teenagers these days has become a nightmare for many parents.
13 Feb 2019
How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up
On Tuesday, Singapore-based online fashion retail site Zilingo Pte raised $226mn to fund its expansion to Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
27 Jan 2019
Philippines: Two bombs explode outside Roman Catholic cathedral, kills 19
Two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim terrorists are active, killing minimum 19 and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said.
06 Jan 2019
Death toll from Philippines storm, landslides climbs to 126
The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said today, adding landslides caused by torrential rain were the top cause.
29 Dec 2018
6.9 magnitude quake shakes southern Philippines, tsunami threat possible
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao today, said US Geological Survey (USGS), adding that a tsunami threat was possible for parts of the Philippines and neighboring Indonesia.
17 Dec 2018
Philippines' Catriona Gray, of 'lava walk' fame, crowned Miss Universe-2018
It's that time of the year, when several beauties, from all across the world, come together to compete for the Miss World and Miss Universe titles.
15 Nov 2018
PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
01 Nov 2018
Australian nun to leave Philippines after fight with President Duterte
An Australian nun, who battled a government bid to expel her from the Philippines after she angered the country's President Rodrigo Duterte, said yesterday that she will leave rather than face arrest and deportation.
16 Sep 2018
Typhoon aims at south China after killing 28 in Philippines
Typhoon Mangkhut roared toward densely populated Hong Kong and southern China today after ravaging across the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and heavy rains that left at least 28 dead.
15 Sep 2018
Super Typhoon Mangkhut could cause damages worth $120bn in Asia
On Saturday, Super Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines causing floods, triggering landslides, disrupting electricity and travel services.
03 Sep 2018
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for cursing Obama
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has apologized to former US President Barack Obama for calling him a "son of a whore" in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long alliance.
04 Apr 2018
Philippines: President Duterte calls UN Human Rights Chief "empty-headed"
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has launched a foul-mouthed attack on the UN Human Rights Chief, calling him "empty-headed" in a row over international criticism of Philippines leader's deadly drug-war.
17 Mar 2018
Philippines: 9 killed as plane crashes into house after takeoff
A small passenger plane carrying five people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff in the Philippines, killing all those onboard and four people on the ground.
15 Mar 2018
Huawei launches the Nova 2 Lite smartphone in Philippines
Huawei has launched it latest smartphone - the Nova 2 Lite - in the Philippines.
24 Feb 2018
Nirav Modi fraud: Modi and Choski's passports revoked
The passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choski - accused of over Rs. 11,400 crore worth of fraud - have been revoked, according to sources from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
24 Feb 2018
Employer arrested for Filipina maid's death in Kuwait freezer
After a manhunt spanning several weeks, police have arrested the employer of a 29-year-old Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait.
03 Feb 2018
Mobile app used to map condom dispensers in Philippines
Campaigners and activists in the Philippines have set up free condom dispensers in collaboration with restaurants and shops in Manila to promote safe sex and fight a worsening HIV epidemic.
24 Dec 2017
Philippines: Tropical-storm Tembin kills about 180 on Mindanao Island
Ferocious tropical storm Tembin has wreaked havoc across the southern part of the Philippines.
14 Nov 2017
Modi@ASEAN: India wishes to emerge as a global peacekeeper
PM Narendra Modi recently addressed the Indian diaspora in the Philippines on the sidelines fo the ongoing ASEAN summit
13 Nov 2017
Modi in Manila: PM meets nine-year-old Filipino with 'Jaipur foot'
Like any state chief, PM Narendra Modi has a busy schedule, but he specially took out time at one of his ASEAN summit engagements in Manila to meet nine-year-old Carlo Migel Silvano.
13 Nov 2017
Packed day for Modi at ASEAN summit in Manila
PM Narendra Modi attended the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN summit being held at Manila, Philippines.
12 Nov 2017
PM Modi meets Trump upon arriving in the Philippines
Upon arriving in the Philippines as part of a tour which will see him attend the 15th ASEAN-India Summit and the 12th East Asia Summit, PM Narendra Modi met several foreign leaders informally.
21 Oct 2017
OPPO F5 smartphone to be launched in three variants
Chinese device maker OPPO is finally going to unveil its latest selfie-centric OPPO F5 smartphone in the Philippines on 26 October.
13 Oct 2017
Duterte threatens to expel EU envoys over drug war criticism
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to expel ambassadors from all EU countries within 24 hours, accusing the bloc of plotting to have Manila expelled from the UN. He didn't provide any evidence of this.
29 Sep 2017
Rahul likens Modi to Duterte: 'Both thrive on hatred'
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi has hit out at PM Narendra Modi by comparing him to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, saying that they both "thrive on hatred and disrespect institutions."
22 Sep 2017
Philippines: Thousands protest President Duterte's 'dictatorship'
Filipinos seem to be growing increasingly unhappy with President Rodrigo Duterte's tough handed approach towards law and order.
09 Sep 2017
Philippines controversial anti-drug president's son named in $125mn narcotics scandal
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest son Paolo has denied involvement in a $125 million drug smuggling operation.
21 Jul 2017
Beauty queen from Philippines raped, murdered
Kimberly, an aspiring beauty queen from Samal in Davao del Norte was allegedly raped and murdered in Philippines.
29 Jun 2017
Hostages in Philippines forced to fight against Government by militants
Residents of Philippines are facing atrocities as Islamist militant group Maute occupying the Southern Philippines have taken the civilians as hostage and are forcing them to either loot, become sex slaves or fight against the government.
21 Jun 2017
Philippines- Islamist terrorists storm school, hold students hostage
Islamist terrorists stormed a school in Philippines and are holding several students hostage.