World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 27, 2015
The mother of an autistic Filipino boy says she faces deportation because he would be a burden to the Australian taxpayer presented a petition Monday signed by tens of thousands of people begging authorities to let him stay.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
The Philippines accused the Chinese coastguard today of robbing Filipino fishermen at gunpoint during a series of confrontations at a disputed shoal in the hotly contested South China Sea
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans to expand Japan's non-combat role in armed conflicts beyond "areas around Japan" could see Tokyo becoming dragged into action in the South China Sea in support of US forces, government and ruling party sources say.
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
In the doubles match, World No.1 Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare helped the home team win the tie and promote India into Asia/Oceania Group I.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 16, 2015
Two Vietnamese fighter jets crashed into each other during a training exercise over the contested South China Sea on Thursday, state media have reported, without confirming the fate of the two pilots.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 14, 2015
China's efforts to stake its claim to most of the South China Sea should spark fear around the world, Philippine President Benigno Aquino told AFP today.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 13, 2015
Now also known as the "selfie capital of the world", the Philippines has an art museum that, instead of keeping you away from art pieces, encourages you take selfies with them and share your pictures with the world.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 10, 2015
China's plans for islands it is creating in the South China Sea show for the first time the scale of civilian architecture it will extend across the disputed waterway, entrenching its reach in the maritime heart of Southeast Asia, experts say.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 10, 2015
US President Barack Obama said Washington is concerned China is using its "sheer size and muscle" to push around smaller nations in the South China Sea, just hours after Beijing gave a detailed defence of its creation of artificial islands in the con...
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday April 9, 2015
Weeks before Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit's China, the two countries will discuss whether officers from either side could train at military training academies in each other's country.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 8, 2015
About 11,500 US and Philippine troops will take part in annual military exercises this month near disputed waters in the South China Sea, the Philippine military said today, while denying the drills were a show of force to China.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 4, 2015
Around 24,000 people from the Philippines were being evacuated today with Typhoon Maysak a day away from potentially striking the country's northeast coast, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 3, 2015
Authorities in the northern Philippines province of Aurora prepared to evacuate thousands of residents on Friday, and told tourists to head home or bunker down, before a typhoon hits northeastern coastal areas some time over the Easter weekend.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 2, 2015
Residents in storm wrecked areas of Micronesia appealed for help today as a cleanup began on the worst affected islands after Super Typhoon Maysak swept through the region on its way towards the Philippines.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 1, 2015
The main Micronesian state of Chuuk declared a "disaster emergency" as Super Typhoon Maysak continued to cut a destructive path across the central Pacific on Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 28, 2015
The Philippines dismissed concerns by China over its plan to repair military facilities in South China Sea, a foreign ministry spokesman said today, insisting Manila has sovereign rights over territories in the disputed areas.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 27, 2015
Indonesia is preparing to move a Filipina death row inmate for execution after she lost her appeal in the Supreme Court earlier this week, the attorney general's spokesman said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 26, 2015
The Philippines accused China today of seeking to take control of nearly the entire South China Sea with an expansionist agenda dominated by "massive reclamation" works.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 23, 2015
Indonesian President Joko Widodo says one of China's main claims to the majority of the South China Sea has no legal basis in international law, but Jakarta wants to remain an "honest broker" in one of Asia's most sensitive territorial dispute.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 16, 2015
Aid agencies today described conditions in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu as among the most challenging they have ever faced, as the Pacific nation's president blamed climate change for worsening the devastation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 4, 2015
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the Japanese Navy's biggest warship at the bottom of the sea in the Philippines, 70 years after US forces sank it.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 3, 2015
More than 10,000 families were displaced after a fire that raged for 12 hours and destroyed over 5,000 houses in Metro Manila, capital of the Philippines, authorities said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 28, 2015
A military assault on Islamic militants in the southern Philippines entered its fifth day today, with the toll rising to 24 guerrillas and two soldiers dead, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 27, 2015
French President Francois Hollande met survivors of one of the world's strongest typhoons in a remote Philippine coastal town today, seeking to sound a global alarm on climate change ahead of a crucial UN summit.