Philippines

Manila: The mayor of Ronda, a city in central Philippines, was shot dead on Wednesday morning when several men broke into his office, marking the 16th elected local official to be assassinated under the current administration. Ronda mayor Mariano Blanco III was pronounced dead at 2.25 a.m local time (18.25 GMT on Tuesday) upon arriving at …

Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, at a gala dinner reception hosted by Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte here on Sunday ahead of this year’s India-Asean and East Asia Summits. In a tweet attached with a picture, External Affairs …

Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here on a three-day visit to the Philippines to attend the India-ASEAN and the East Asia summits. The visit heralds “three days of intense diplomatic activity furthering our Act East Policy”, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. This is the first Prime Ministerial visit from India …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for a three-day visit to the Philippines during the course of which he will attend this year’s India-Asean Summit and the East Asia Summit. “Embarking on tour of constructive engagements. PM @narendramodi departs for Philippines to attend the @ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Manila,” External Affairs …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday leave on a three-day visit to the Philippines where he will attend the ASEAN and East Asia Summits and hold a bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte, it was announced on Thursday. This will be Modi’s first official visit to the Philippines. “He will be going there …

The quake, whose epicentre was located at a depth of 6 km, struck 3.3 km northeast of Masarayao in the Leyte province and 12.3 km northeast of Ormoc, according to the US Geological Survey

Manila: An unidentified gunman killed himself after opening fire at the casino of Resorts World Manila in Pasay City around midnight on Thursday. He burned himself in a hotel room. Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa said, “The masked gunman who carried out the attack only tried to steal green chips from the …

Manila: A few masked gunmen launched an attack at the Resorts World Manila in Philippines around early hours of Friday, leaving several guests of the hotel and the casino injured. According to the eyewitnesses, the masked gunmen attacked the hotel and somehow broke into the casino of the hotel. The international media sources claimed that …