Showing posts with label Philippines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Philippines. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

7.3-magnitude earthquake rattles N. Philippines - China.org.cn

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 rattled Abra province in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

US, China congratulate Marcos Jr on Philippine presidential win | Al Jazeera

The United States and China have welcomed Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s presidential win in the Philippines, after the son of the country’s former dictator declared victory and pledged to be a leader “for all Filipinos”.

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Duterte wants unvaccinated jailed as COVID rate hits record high | Al Jazeera

The Philippines has reported at least 21,819 new COVID-19 infections, raising the country’s positivity rate to another all-time high of 40 percent out of 70,049 tests conducted, as President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the arrest of unvaccinated people who will violate stay-at-home orders aimed at curbing “galloping” cases driven by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Monday, December 20, 2021

Death toll climbs to 208 after Typhoon Rai hits Philippines - newspaper - TASS

At least 208 people have been killed in the devastation caused by Typhoon Rai, the Manila Bulletin newspaper reported on Monday referring to the data of the country’s police.

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Typhoon Rai death toll climbs as affected Filipinos ask for help | Al Jazeera

Typhoon Rai death toll climbs

The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has risen to 75, official tallies showed on Sunday, as the government struggles to deliver emergency food aid to the most devastated areas of the country.

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Chinese coast guard blocks two Philippine supply boats in disputed sea | Business Standard News

 Chinese coast guard ships blocked and used water cannons on two Philippine supply boats heading to a disputed shoal occupied by Filipino marines in the South China Sea, provoking an angry protest to China and a warning from the Philippine government that its vessels are covered under a mutual defence treaty with the United States, Manila's top diplomat said Thursday.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Philippine President Duterte announces retirement in surprise move - FRANCE24

 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday he was retiring from politics, a surprise move that fuelled speculation he was clearing the way for his daughter to run to succeed him.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

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Friday, May 14, 2021

‘Our Friendship Will End Here’: Philippine President Defies Beijing, Says He Won’t Withdraw Vessels from Disputed Waters - FARS

 (FNA)- The president of the Philippines vowed not to withdrawal his country’s ships from waters contested by China as a long-running dispute between the two nations over sovereignty of South China Sea territory heats up.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Manila tells fishermen to ignore Beijing’s ban amid incursions | Al Jazeera

Manila tells fishermen to ignore Beijing’s ban amid incursions

The Philippines has rejected an annual summer fishing ban imposed by China in the disputed South China Sea and encouraged its boats to keep fishing in the country’s territorial waters, as Manila reported on Wednesday the latest incursions of Chinese vessels on its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Monday, April 12, 2021

Philippines, US to start annual joint military drills - China.org.cn

The Philippines and the United States will start their annual joint military exercise dubbed "Balikatan" on Monday, the Philippine military chief said on Sunday.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Philippines warns China of ‘unwanted hostilities’ in sea dispute | Al Jazeera

The presence of Chinese vessels at a disputed reef off the Philippines could ignite “unwanted hostilities”, a top aide to President Rodrigo Duterte has warned, intensifying a diplomatic spat over the ships that Manila described as “maritime militia”.

Friday, March 26, 2021

Philippines, Vietnam press China over South China Sea activities | Al Jazeera

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed “concern” to China’s ambassador about Chinese vessels massing in the disputed South China Sea, his spokesman said, as Vietnam urged Beijing to respect its maritime sovereignty.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Philippines says 220 Chinese vessels spotted at disputed reef | Al Jazeera

Philippines says 220 Chinese vessels spotted at disputed reef

The Philippines has expressed concern after spotting hundreds of Chinese military vessels at a reef claimed by both countries in the South China Sea, but did not immediately lodge a protest.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Philippines typhoon death toll rises as clean up begins | Al Jazeera

Police in the Philippines said the death toll from Typhoon Vamco has risen to 26, with dozens still missing or injured after the storm deluged Manila and its surrounding provinces, triggering some of the capital’s worst floods in years.

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Goni, typhon meurtrier, frappe les Philippines - FRANCE24

 Au moins dix personnes sont décédées, dimanche, aux Philippines, archipel balayé par le typhon Goni. Les autorités font état de conditions "catastrophiques" dans certaines régions. Près de 400 000 habitants ont été évacués.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

China Warns US against Provocations Following B-52 Flyby

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China is accusing the United States of militarizing the South China Sea after two American B-52 bombers flew close to a disputed Chinese-held shoal in a show of force.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Philippines warns China of ‘red lines’ in S. China Sea feud – Foreign Secretary

Philippines warns China of ‘red lines’ in S. China Sea feud
The Philippines' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Monday that China had been notified of “red lines,” or actions Manila would find unacceptable, in the South China Sea, AP reported.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Philippines Expresses Concern Over Chinese Bombers Landing in South China Sea

Philippines Expresses Concern Over Chinese Bombers Landing in South China Sea
Despite Manila having stated that it can't verify the presence of the Chinese bombers, it has taken note of the reports and expressed "serious concerns anew on its impact to efforts to maintain peace and stability in the region," according to the Philippines' presidential spokesman Harry Roque.

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