Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments

Asia & Pacific 05/16/19, 00:25

The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa's failure to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago.Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted ...

Unofficial tally shows Duterte allies winning big in polls

World 05/13/19, 23:15

An unofficial vote count of the Philippine midterm elections shows President Rodrigo Duterte's allies with an overwhelming lead in the race for the Senate, which the opposition regards as one of the last bulwarks against a brash populist leader accused ...

Philippine quake knocks over building, at least 3 dead

Asia & Pacific 04/22/19, 11:35

A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz ...

Filipinos start evacuating from Libyan capital; 1 wounded

Africa 04/18/19, 05:24

Philippine diplomats have started evacuating a small group of Filipinos from the Libyan capital after it was hit by a barrage of rocket fire that wounded one Filipino, officials said Thursday.Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Emmanuel Fernandez said in Manila ...

Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found

Science 04/11/19, 03:52

Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines say they plan more diggings and better protection of the popular limestone cave complex where the ...

Creepy cargo: Philippines seizes 757 tarantulas from Poland

Amazing 04/03/19, 03:39

Philippine customs officials were astonished when they opened nicely gift-wrapped boxes of cookies and oatmeal flown in all the way from Poland and found a hair-raising contraband: hundreds of live tarantulas.Bureau of Customs personnel seized the 757 tarantulas at a ...

Over 1,500 turtles found inside luggage in Philippines

Enviroment 03/05/19, 07:22

Philippine authorities said Monday that they found more than 1,500 live turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport.The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino International ...

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