loading

News: Philippines

We have started to collect the most important news related to Philippines in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Philippines – overview

Philippines: news

Philippine stamps commemorate late dictator Marcos

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 0:06
related places: Marcos

In a controversial move, the Philippines issues birthday stamps for late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Philippine conflict: Duterte says Marawi is militant-free

Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 9:24
related places: Marawi

President Duterte visits Marawi a day after two top militants were confirmed dead by the army.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

The Philippines' 'Mega Rehab' Centre for drug addicts

Friday, October 13th 2017, 0:26

Life inside the Philippines facility for addicts caught up in President Duterte's war on drugs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

In fiery attack, Philippines' Duterte accuses EU of plotting

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 15:44
related places: Manila

The Philippine leader says the EU is trying to get Manila expelled from the UN, but gives no evidence.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Duterte pulls police off controversial drugs crackdown

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 6:36

Philippine police say they killed over 3,850 people in the president's controversial war on drugs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Las Vegas killer's girlfriend in US

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 17:11
related countries: United States United States

Marilou Danley flies from the Philippines to Los Angeles, where police want to question her.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia trip

Friday, September 29th 2017, 14:29
related countries: China China, Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Asia

The trip with wife Melania will be to Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 16:59

Thousands protest against the Philippine leader's anti-drug campaign, amid allegations against his son.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Manila district police force removed after teen deaths

Friday, September 15th 2017, 12:16

More than 1,000 officers will be relieved of duty amid investigations over three deaths.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Philippine drug war: Profiting from death?

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 23:52
related places: Manila

A funeral parlour in Manila picks up victims of police drug raids to hold funerals for them.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Duterte drug war: Philippines cuts rights body's budget to $20

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 15:53

Critics say the funding cut is punishment for criticising President Duterte's war on drugs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Philippine President Duterte's son denies drugs role

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 12:50

Paolo Duterte said claims he was involved in smuggling crystal methamphetamine were baseless.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Could new drug halt Philippine HIV rise?

Monday, September 4th 2017, 23:09

One man, 'Rodolfo', on his hopes that PrEP will help slow the spread of HIV in Philippines.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Philippine mourners vent anger at Duterte's anti-drugs campaign

Saturday, August 26th 2017, 14:25
related places: Manila

The funeral of a teenager in Manila hears demands for an end to the president's anti-drugs drive.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nickelodeon scraps plan for underwater Philippines resort

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 13:06

It follows fierce criticism from environmentalists who said the plan would damage marine life.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Philippines drug war: Manila bells ring out against drug killings

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 21:00
related places: Cubao, Manila

Churches in Cubao will ring their bells to protest against the drug war for five minutes every night.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Brutal nightshift

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 0:24

Raffy Lerma is a photo-journalist documenting the nightly killings in the Philippines' government's war on drugs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Philippine drug war sees 'bloodiest night' of deaths

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 5:57

Police killed 32 people, thought to be the highest single-day death toll in the war on drugs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Breastfeeding event attracts 2,000 mothers in Philippines

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 12:13

The mothers all breastfed their babies together to promote the health benefits of breast milk.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bertha, the world's 'oldest' hippo, dies at 65

Monday, July 10th 2017, 13:04

Manila Zoo's longest-living resident was one of the first to move in when it opened in the 1950s.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marawi: Journalist Adam Harvey hit in neck by stray bullet

Thursday, June 15th 2017, 10:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian journalist thought he had just been hit by shrapnel, as he covered Philippines fighting.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marawi siege: US special forces aiding Philippine army

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 9:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marawi

Special units are providing technical support in Marawi, easing recent strained relations.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Air strike on jihadist targets in Marawi, Philippines

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 8:02
related places: Marawi

Fighting continues after militants linked to IS, seized parts of Marawi last month
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Asian nations make plastic oceans promise

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 23:05
related countries: China China, Thailand Thailand

China, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines say they will act to stop plastic polluting the oceans.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Money vanishes from Philippine bank accounts

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 4:44

The Philippines bank apologises after widespread customer reports of unauthorised withdrawals.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marawi siege: Philippine militants 'stockpiled food and weapons'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 4:21
related places: Marawi

Islamist militants in Marawi are hiding in tunnels with stockpiles of supplies, say officials.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marawi conflict: 'We were in hiding for 11 days'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 2:24
related places: Marawi

A mother tells the BBC how she and her family were trapped after militants linked to so-called Islamic State seized the Philippine city of Marawi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Philippines police identify Manila casino killer

Sunday, June 4th 2017, 6:13
related places: Manila

Police say the man who killed at least 36 people was a Philippine national and not a terrorist.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Resorts World Manila: Police release CCTV footage of gunman

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 20:34

Police have not identified the attacker - but say the incident was a robbery, not a terror attack.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 12:10
related places: Manila

Police say the victims suffocated after a gunman set fire to casino tables and other furniture.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Resorts World Manila: Gunman set himself on fire in room

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 2:24

Philippine police say a gunman who fired shots at a casino killed himself in one of the hotel rooms.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Resorts World Manila: Shooting heard at tourist resort

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 0:10

Footage from an apartment behind Resorts World Manila captures the sound of gunfire.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Resorts World Manila: Gunman sparks panic at Philippines hotel

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 23:22
related places: Manila

A suspected armed robber is dead after storming a Philippine casino and causing panic, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.