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Philippines billionaire Razon plans massive solar panel facility

Philippines billionaire Razon plans massive solar panel facility

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Project will supply 850 megawatts – as much as some nuclear power plants – to Manila Electric, which distributes electricity in the capital...
Video: ‘It makes my blood boil’: torture victims denounce Marcos family before Philippines election

Video: ‘It makes my blood boil’: torture victims denounce Marcos family before Philippines election

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Video: ‘It makes my blood boil’: torture victims denounce Marcos family before Philippines election
Philippine election: US or China? What Marcos and Robredo want for Manila’s foreign policy

Philippine election: US or China? What Marcos and Robredo want for Manila’s foreign policy

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Bongbong Marcos has indicated he’s keen to adopt the Duterte administration’s stance of appeasement towards the South China Sea dispute, while Robredo has...
What will shape Philippines’ foreign policy post Duterte, and should China be concerned?

What will shape Philippines’ foreign policy post Duterte, and should China be concerned?

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Strategic calculus and domestic political considerations, rather than populist antics, are most likely to shape the next president’s foreign policy. Both front runners...
Bali opens up for travellers; Malaysia scraps curbs for Thailand and Cambodia arrivals

Bali opens up for travellers; Malaysia scraps curbs for Thailand and Cambodia arrivals

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Indonesia will allow quarantine-free entry for foreigners travelling to Bali from March 7, bringing the plan forward by a week, officials said on...
South China Sea: EU offers encrypted tool to fight maritime security threats in Indo-Pacific

South China Sea: EU offers encrypted tool to fight maritime security threats in Indo-Pacific

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The European Union is seeking to ramp up its maritime security influence in the Indo-Pacific by offering access to a web-based platform that...
Coronavirus: Philippines’ Duterte in quarantine following exposure to Covid

Coronavirus: Philippines’ Duterte in quarantine following exposure to Covid

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is under quarantine after being exposed to a household staff member who tested positive for Covid-19, his spokesman said...
Philippine presidential hopeful Manny Pacquiao says he was ‘naive’ to have taken drugs in his teens

Philippine presidential hopeful Manny Pacquiao says he was ‘naive’ to have taken drugs in...

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Philippine presidential hopeful Manny Pacquiao says he was “naive” and ignorant of the law when he took crystal methamphetamine in his youth, but...
Coronavirus: Philippines cases hit 11-month low; New Zealand’s Auckland to reopen

Coronavirus: Philippines cases hit 11-month low; New Zealand’s Auckland to reopen

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The Philippines reported an 11-month daily low in Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, even as authorities scrapped the mandatory use of face shields.The Department...
South China Sea: Philippines, China hold ‘friendly and candid’ talks on maritime disputes

South China Sea: Philippines, China hold ‘friendly and candid’ talks on maritime disputes

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Manila and Beijing held “friendly and candid” talks on the South China Sea, the Philippines’ foreign ministry said on Saturday.The presence of hundreds...
South China Sea: Beijing accuses Philippines of ‘hype’ over Chinese fleet at Whitsun Reef

South China Sea: Beijing accuses Philippines of ‘hype’ over Chinese fleet at Whitsun Reef

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China has asked Manila to “stop hyping up” the fleet of Chinese vessels moored around Whitsun Reef in the disputed South China Sea....
Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader, rescue hostages | Armed Groups News

Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader, rescue hostages | Armed Groups News

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Four Indonesians had been held by group notorious for kidnapping for ransom for more than a year.Philippine troops have killed a leader of the...
‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military and police forces to “finish off” and “kill” all communist rebels in the country, prompting fears...
‘BFF prices’ but no corruption: Manila defends Philippines’ deal with China’s Sinovac for CoronaVac vaccine

‘BFF prices’ but no corruption: Manila defends Philippines’ deal with China’s Sinovac for CoronaVac...

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Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biontech will sell its Covid-19 vaccine to the Philippines at “Best Friends Forever prices”, Philippine officials have claimed as...
Indonesia arms maritime force amid growing China encroachment

Indonesia arms maritime force amid growing China encroachment

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Indonesia’s civilian maritime force ended 2020 by arming its vessels with machine guns amid continuing incursions by Chinese and Vietnamese fishing boats near...
1 Nigerian killed, 7 other alleged scammers arrested in Philippines

1 Nigerian killed, 7 other alleged scammers arrested in Philippines

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A Nigerian national was killed while seven others were arrested following an operation launched on...
2 Nigerians in Philippines arrested with N125million worth of drugs lailasnews

2 Nigerians in Philippines arrested with N125million worth of drugs

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2 Nigerians in Philippines have been arrested by the Police, in separate police operations, with about N125 million worth of methamphetamine.Operatives arrested a Nigerian...
Nigerian fraudster arrested in Philippines for threatening to leak lady’s nude photos

Nigerian fraudster arrested in Philippines for threatening to leak lady’s nude photos

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A Nigerian fraudster identified as Innocent Uchenna Nkwoka, has been apprehended in Philippines for threatening...