Philippines pushes for railway extension work World

Philippines pushes for railway extension work

The Philippine Government is intensifying its plan to extend the national railway network from the current 77km to 1,900km in three years, which is the centre of the country’s economic development policy.
Condolences sent to Philippines over terror bombings Society

Condolences sent to Philippines over terror bombings

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong sent his condolences on January 28 to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over the twin terror bomb attack at a cathedral in Jolo Island, Sulu province that occurred the previous day.
Russian warships begin visit to Philippines World

Russian warships begin visit to Philippines

Three Russian Navy warships docked at the South Harbor in Manila, the Philippines on January 6 for a six-day visit to the Southeast Asian country, the Philippine Navy and the Russian Embassy in Manila said.
Filipinos support Duterte’s war on drugs World

Filipinos support Duterte’s war on drugs

Despite worldwide criticism, a majority of the Philippine people remained satisfied with the campaign against illegal drugs initiated by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, according to the second-quarter survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
Philippine President signs Muslim autonomy law World

Philippine President signs Muslim autonomy law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26 signed a Muslim autonomy law to allow minority Muslims in the south to start moving towards self-rule by 2022, a bid to tackle extremism and defuse a half-century of separatist conflict in Mindanao.