Death Toll From Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) in Philippines Rises to 65 – Reports

By Sputnik News MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The number of people who have sought treatment in Hong Kong’s hospitals after super-typhoon Mangkhut hit the region has increased to 362 people, local media reported on Monday. According to Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), a public broadcasting service, the typhoon hit the Chinese special administrative region at about 5:00 p.m. […]


Who Are You to Warn us?’ Duterte Rebukes US Advice Not to Buy Russian Subs

By Sputnik News DURING a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in early August, Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano pledged that Manila would not turn down the opportunity to purchase Russian military equipment even in the face of possible US sanctions. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has blamed the United States for trying to hamper the […]

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Filipinos, Vietnamese celebrate RP’s court victory over China in sea dispute

By Abner Galino FILIPINO Americans and their Vietnamese American allies on Thursday held another joint demonstration in front of the People’s Republic of China’s consular office in Los Angeles to protest the alleged territorial incursions of the Asian superpower in the West Philippine Sea. The protest was timed with the second anniversary of the decision […]

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CNMI issues a travel health advisory against the Philippines due to measles outbreak

By Lori Lyn Lirio HEALTH officials from the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands issued a health travel advisory cautioning travelers to and from the Philippines due to a measles outbreak in that Southeast Asian country. Following this development, Public Health’s Immunization Program manager Jeremy Sasamoto urged parents to bring their children to any of the […]