Philippines

Republic in Southeast Asia

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The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both part of Metro Manila. Bounded by the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the southwest, the Philippines shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Japan to the northeast, Vietnam to the west, Palau to the east, and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south.

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The Philippines’ former top diplomat has waded into the row over the sinking of the FB Gimver 1 in the South China Sea, saying that “China is not to be..
11 hours ago • WorldNews

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Demonstrators in Manila on Tuesday burned Chinese flags in protest over what they said was a “weak” response by President Rodrigo Duterte to the sinking of a..
2 days ago • WorldNews
The Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said he authorized the Philippine Embassy to make an appeal to the United Nations and its International..
3 days ago • WorldNews
China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Only a week had passed since Mohammad Ali Acampong finished renovating his house when bombs and bullets struck Marawi City. Pro-Islamic State militants were..
6 days ago • WorldNews
The crew of Frontline's Front Altair comprised 11 Russian, one Georgian and 11 Philippine nationals who are unharmed following an explosion, Frontline said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The Philippines on Wednesday condemned the actions of a suspected Chinese fishing vessel accused of abandoning a Filipino fishing crew after a collision in the..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The Philippines on Wednesday denounced the crew of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with a Philippine vessel and left 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned in the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The agriculture secretary announced measures to resolve the surplus of fruit before it rots
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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