MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte, during his trip to participate in the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit, held a bilateral meeting with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 24, 2018 at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India. Following the meeting, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Board of Investments of the Republic of the Philippines and Invest India of the Republic of India was exchanged between the two nations. DTI Philippines Secretary Ramon […]
ALBAY, Philippines (AFP) — Lava and ash shoot up from one of the Philippines’ most active volcanoes, Mayon, amid fears of a violent explosion.
(Eagle News) — United States President Donald Trump made a report of his accomplishments during his almost-two week tour in Asia from the White House on Thursday (Manila time), and specifically mentioned the Philippine president, this year’s chair of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Summit in Manila which Trump also attended. But instead of saying it was President Rodrigo Duterte who extended his gratitude to the Americans, Trump said it was “President Duarte […]
(Eagle News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sang a hit Filipino love song at the ASEAN dinner gala in Manila Sunday (November 12), at one point taking the microphone to sing “Ikaw” (You), in a duet with local pop diva Pilita Corrales. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that Trump heard Duterte humming the tune, as singer Pilita Corrales was belting it out during the gala dinner. Duterte stood up and sang the last lines of […]
WATCH: 3 members of the Philippine Marine Corps dance to the nursery rhyme “Baby Shark” in war-torn Marawi
In this video made available by the Hukbong Sandatahan ng Pilipinas in its YouTube account, three members of the Philippine Marine Corps are seen dancing to the nursery hit “Baby Shark” in war-torn Marawi.
By Jerold Tagbo Eagle News Service President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday made a tour of one of two Australian warships that are on a five-day goodwill visit in the country. Duterte boarded the Her Majesty’s Australian Ship Adelaide around 4:45 p.m., and was given the tour by Joint Task Group, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017 Captain Jonathan Earley. Apart from HMAS Adelaide, which has already been used in disaster relief operations, HMAS Darwin is in the country for […]
IDLIB, Syria (Reuters) — A man and a child were pulled from under the rubble in Idlib on Sunday (October 8) following an air strike said to be carried out by the Syrian regime targeting the city of Maarat al Numan, amateur videos posted online purported to show. The Syrian Civil Defence, better known as the White Helmets rescue workers, said on its Twitter account that jets it believed to be from the Syrian military […]
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, October 4, gave his condolences to Mr. Horacio Castillo, Jr. and Mrs. Carminia Castillo, the parents of University of Sto. Tomas (UST) law freshman Horacio Castillo III who died during hazing rites, in a meeting at the Music Room in Malacañan Palace. Castillo III was killed during the rites committed by members of the Aegis Juris Fraternity last September 16, 2017.
MANILA, Philippines (Reuters) — Heavy rains caused flooding in some parts of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, strangling traffic and forcing the closure of financial markets, government offices and schools on Tuesday (September 12) as a storm swept across the main Luzon island. The weather bureau raised storm warning signals over Manila and 19 provinces in Luzon as a tropical cyclone with winds up to 60 kilometres per hour (kph) made landfall before noon […]
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) — An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday (September 7), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least five people, triggering small tsunami waves and damaging some buildings. Eyewitness phone footage showed the moment the earthquake struck in a hotel room in Mexico City. Further footage of Mexico City International Airport’s Terminal 2 showed what appeared to be earthquake damage to the floor. […]
(Eagle News) — Senator Panfilo Lacson delivered an explosive privilege speech at the Senate, baring the systemic and well-ingrained corruption at the Bureau of Customs, saying that even the top officials of the bureau led by former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon are on the take, receiving bribes through a so-called “tara” system. Lacson called the Bureau of Customs as a “haven for crooks, criminals, malefactors” and even deliberately mispronounced “felons” as “faeldons” in his […]
Residents of Guam interviewed by Agence France Presse TV expressed confidence that the US military will be able to protect the island, and intercept any missile that would be launched by North Korea. Francis Abino, Guam resident, said “North Korea does not have a chance to penetrate any missiles into the Mariana Islands, to the Territory of the United States. Due to the fact that the military has major capabilities to intercept anything that’s […]