Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash World

Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash

The Philippine military on November 29 said fifteen suspected militants including six women were killed in a gun battle in Manila, five days after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off peace talks between the government and rebels.
Philippines returns five Vietnamese fishermen Society

Philippines returns five Vietnamese fishermen

The Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines and Philippine agencies on November 29 held a ceremony to send five Vietnamese fishermen and one fishing boat from Phu Yen province back to Vietnam.
Philippines ends talks with armed rebels World

Philippines ends talks with armed rebels

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on November 23 signed a proclamation to formally terminate talks with the country's armed groups, ending hope for stopping half-a-century conflict via dialogue.
PM meets Russian, Philippine leaders at ASEAN Summit Politics

PM meets Russian, Philippine leaders at ASEAN Summit

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held separate meetings with Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and related summits in Manila on November 14.
US, Philippine Presidents meet for first time World

US, Philippine Presidents meet for first time

US President Donald Trump met his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte for the first time on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam’s central Da Nang city on November 11.
Philippines declares liberation of Marawi city World

Philippines declares liberation of Marawi city

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on October 17 announced that the government’s armed forces have liberated southern Marawi city after the 148-day clashes against Islamic militants.