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Philippine hackers attack Vietnamese websites to avenge Facebook account thefts

Philippine hackers have attacked Vietnamese websites, including a government agency, probably in retaliation to Vietnamese hackers stealing their compatriots’ Facebook accounts.

Vietnam fulfilled legal duty at sea by rescuing Filipino fishermen: spokeswoman

Vietnam says its rescue of 22 Filipino fishermen in the South China Sea was in accordance with international laws.

Vietnam badminton star and wife win titles in Philippines

Nguyen Tien Minh and his wife Vu Thi Trang won the individual titles at the FDG Cup badminton tournament in the Philippines on Sunday.
June 18, 2019 | 09:16 am GMT+7

Vietnam rescues injured Filipino sailor off Da Nang coast

A Filipino sailor has been rescued and treated at a hospital in Vietnam after he was injured Wednesday on a ship off the coast of Da Nang.
June 14, 2019 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing 'slow-motion disaster'

The steady sinking of coastal towns and islets like Pariahan in the northern Philippines has caused Manila Bay's brackish water to pour inland and displace thousands.
May 24, 2019 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Duterte tightens grip on power in Philippine polls

Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte stormed to a landslide victory in midterm polls, final results showed Wednesday, dissolving a last check on his controversial rule.
May 22, 2019 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

Since early March, the Manila metropolitan region has been in the grips of a water shortage, as the El Nino phenomenon has contributed to a 60 percent decline in rainfall.
May 18, 2019 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Philippines votes in polls expected to strengthen Duterte

Filipinos vote Monday in midterm polls that are expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's grip on power.
May 13, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

US, Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in South China Sea

A U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in the waterway claimed by China.
May 09, 2019 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

Man arrested for smuggling guns, bullets into HCMC

The HCMC border guards have detained a man for smuggling two guns and 178 bullets from the Philippines by sea.
April 24, 2019 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Philippine Catholics lash themselves in penance ahead of Easter

Dozens of barefoot penitents in the Philippines whipped themselves and carried large wooden crosses in sweltering heat on Thursday as they participated in a ritual ahead of Easter in Asia's biggest Catholic nation.
April 19, 2019 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte signs $71 bln national budget, after months of delay

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday signed a 3.7 trillion peso ($71.5 billion) budget for this year, its largest ever.
April 16, 2019 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Global taskforce tackles cybersex child trafficking in the Philippines

The tip-off came from the FBI: details of an arrest in the U.S., the accused's social media profiles, and a host of photographs showing Filipina girls engaged in sex acts.
April 15, 2019 | 09:16 am GMT+7

US warship cruises disputed sea in Philippine war games

A U.S. warship laden with hi-tech fighter planes took center stage at key war games in the Philippines Thursday, brandishing military might as fresh tensions bubble in the contentious South China Sea.
April 12, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Fossils of enigmatic extinct human species found on Philippine island

13 fossil bones and teeth excavated in a cave in the Philippines represent an enigmatic previously unknown human species.
April 11, 2019 | 08:32 am GMT+7
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