Philippines

Philippines mourns passing of ‘Asia’s sprint queen’

Track superstar Lydia De Vega succumbs to breast cancer.

Marcos govt says Philippines is terminating Russian helicopter deal

The move to cancel the $244 million purchase of 16 heavy-lift helicopters appears is tied to potential U.S. sanctions.

Taiwan says China planning invasion, but US reports it’s not imminent

China is conducting more military drills in the South China, Yellow and Bohai seas through next month.

Philippine economy posts strong growth in second quarter

Official notes that improved risk management against COVID-19 allowed social, economic activities to resume.

In Philippines’ tuna capital, fishermen are reeling from high fuel prices

The fishing industry in General Santos City is seeking help from the central government to cope with a spike in prices at the pump and inflation.

Philippine economy posts strong growth in second quarter

Official notes that improved risk management against COVID-19 allowed social, economic activities to resume.

Fuel price pain hits tuna industry in the Philippines