Emirates, the Dubai-based leading airline, will launch flights to Clark International in the Filipino city of Angeles from October 1.
The city will become the airline’s second destination in the south east Asian archipelago
The Philippines is ready to help the US as it aligns its defences against threatened attacks by North Korea, the foreign minister said, hinting at the possibility of opening more Philippine bases to the US military.
U.S. forces ha
Rescue workers searched on Thursday through thick mud, broken homes and fallen trees for survivors, two days after a typhoon swept the southern Philippines killing nearly 400 people and leaving at least as many missing.
Typhoon Bopha, the strongest tropical storm to hit the Philippines this year, slammed into a southern island on Tuesday, destroying homes, cutting power and forcing the cancellation of flights and ferry services, officials said.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino told people on Monday to take storm warnings seriously as authorities evacuated thousands of residents of coastal and mountain regions hours before the biggest typhoon this year was due to hit.
The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed an agreement to promote the development of Islamic finance in common developing member countries.
“The importance of Islamic finance in t
A Philippine court said it has ordered the arrest of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on plunder charges, meaning a likely return to detention after she posted bail in July following about seven months of confinement.
Tens of thousands of people on a central Philippine island returned home on Saturday after a tsunami alert was lifted following a 7.6 magnitude undersea quake, as local authorities began work to repair damages to public infrastructure.
Manila is mulling over a plan to stop sending domestic workers to Bahrain and the Gulf within five years as part of its labour policy shake-up to prevent skilled people from ending up in low-paid jobs such as housemaids.
Deadly torrential rains submerged much of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas on Tuesday, forcing nearly 270,000 people to flee their homes with more flooding expected in the north of the country as a tropical storm passes through the r