Typhoon Vongfong kills four in Philippines

Typhoon Vongfong kills four in Philippines

Four people have been killed and 25 others injured by Typhoon Vongfong as it barreled across the Philippines, local media reported on May 16.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (Photo: Internet)

Philippines notifies US to end Visiting Forces Agreement

The Philippines has officially notified the US about the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the two countries, according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo.

Cargo at the Manila International Container Terminal in 2012 (Photo: Bloomberg)

Philippines benefits from global trade tensions

The Philippines has gained from the trade war between the US and China, according to a review of export data of the country in the first seven months of 2019 by Maybank Kim Eng analysts.

A landfill in Manila (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Philippines tough in garbage dispute with Canada

The Philippines on May 26 confirmed that it has banned all government trips to Canada, highlighting the Southeast Asian country’s diminished interaction with Canada in the face of a garbage issue.