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Irked by dismissal, security guard takes around 30 people hostage at gunpoint in Philippines mall

Irked by dismissal, security guard takes around 30 people hostage at gunpoint in Philippines mall

The police are currently locked in a standoff with the gunman.

Philippine volcano continues to spew lava

Philippine volcano continues to spew lava

Tagatay: A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and...Read More

Lava gushes from Philippine volcano as ash spreads to Manila

Lava gushes from Philippine volcano as ash spreads to Manila

There were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage from Taal volcano's eruption south of the capital that began Sunday.

Philippines: Typhoon kills 2, international airport shut down in Manila

Philippines: Typhoon kills 2, international airport shut down in Manila

Manila: Typhoon Kammuri killed at least two people in the Philippines on Tuesday as it tore roofs of houses and forced the international ...Read More

7 dead and 13 missing as boats capsize in Philippines

7 dead and 13 missing as boats capsize in Philippines

At least seven people died and 13 were missing after two boats capsized in rough seas off the central Philippines on Saturday, rescuers s...Read More

President Rodrigo Duterte threatens ‘war’ against Canada over trash

President Rodrigo Duterte threatens ‘war’ against Canada over trash

Manila: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to “go to war” with Canada if the latter fails to remove tonnes of garbage f...Read More

Journalists body condemns the arrest of Philippine’s Maria Ressa

Journalists body condemns the arrest of Philippine’s Maria Ressa

New York: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the arrest of Maria Ressa, the chief of news portal Rappler, who was a...Read More

Philippines’ richest man Henry Sy dies at 94

Philippines’ richest man Henry Sy dies at 94

Manila: The Philippines’ wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar bus...Read More

Modi dedicates IRRI’s South  Asia Regional  Centre to nation

Modi dedicates IRRI’s South Asia Regional Centre to nation

VARANASI (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated the International Rice Research Institute’s (IRRI) South Asia Regional...Read More

300 million people in Asia-Pacific have no improved access to water

300 million people in Asia-Pacific have no improved access to water

Manila: At least 300 million people in the Asia-Pacific region have no improved access to water, the Asia Development Bank (ADB) said on ...Read More

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Philippine landslides kill 33 miners

Manila : At least 33 miners were confirmed dead and 29 others missing in the mining town of Itogon in the northern Philippine Benguet pro...Read More

Philippines: Authorities evacuate thousands of people, Super Typhoon Mangkhut on its way

Philippines: Authorities evacuate thousands of people, Super Typhoon Mangkhut on its way

Manila: Philippine authorities were evacuating thousands of people from the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools,...Read More

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Philippine mayor on Duterte’s ‘narco-list’ slain by ‘sniper’

 Manila : A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead on Monday by a “sn...Read More

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Furore over ‘disgusting’ kiss by Philippine Prez Duterte

 Manila : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew condemnation on Monday after kissing a Filipino woman onstage during his visit to Sou...Read More

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Philippines removes ‘comfort woman’ statue  

Manila : Philippine authorities have removed a bronze statue in Manila symbolising the World War II sex slaves abused by Japanese soldier...Read More

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ASEAN can’t resolve sea disputes: Minh

Manila: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretary General Le Luong Minh has said that the ASEAN was not the venue to resol...Read More

Modi meets leaders of five countries in Manila

Modi meets leaders of five countries in Manila

Manila, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met leaders of five countries, including Japan and Australia, ahead of the India-Asean Su...Read More

ASEAN Summit: PM Narendra Modi, Malcolm Turnbull hold bilateral meeting

ASEAN Summit: PM Narendra Modi, Malcolm Turnbull hold bilateral meeting

Manila [Philippines]: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on th...Read More

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place

Manila : The task of transforming India is proceeding on an “unprecedented scale”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the powerful ASEAN g...Read More

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Ramayana enthralls ASEAN leaders

Manila : A musical performance based on the epic Ramayana on Monday drew loud applause from several world leaders and delegates at a gran...Read More

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