Manila Music Trio to perform in Cairo Opera House on Oct. 20

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 02:18 GMT

CAIRO - 20 October 2019: The Manila Music Trio will be hosted by the Egyptian Opera House, headed by Magdy Saber in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Cairo, at 8 pm on Oct. 20 on the small theater. The program includes a collection of local

Dodging traffic, and death, on Manila's railway carts

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 09:33 GMT

As soon as the train rumbles past, the men heave their home-made pushcarts back onto the tracks and passengers hop aboard.

Xi visits Philippines to cosy up to historical US ally

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit Tuesday to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone".

Philippines to rein in visitors to Boracay island, strained by tourism

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 - 11:50 GMT

The Philippines will limit the number of visitors setting foot on its most treasured island resort each day when it reopens to tourists on October 26 after a six-month rehabilitation effort, an environment official said on Wednesday.

Erupting volcano sparks Philippine tourism boom

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 12:04 GMT

With chili-flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a local business boom.

Japan's Abe offers $1 billion in rural aid to Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 12:45 GMT

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday pledge up to 117 billion yen ($1.03 billion) of development aid to Myanmar.

Trump hails Asian tour, but ends it abruptly

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 11:13 GMT

Donald Trump hailed a "tremendously successful" five-nation tour of Asia.

Trump says has 'great relationship' with Duterte; brief mention of rights

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 08:41 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a “great relationship” with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte.

Egypt Today’s evening international news

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 05:34 GMT

Egypt Today briefs top political news of the past 24 hours and some issues related to accidents.

Trump arrives in Philippines for Asian leaders' summit

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 12:26 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in the Philippine capital Manila on Sunday to attend an annual gathering of leaders from East and Southeast Asian countries.

Australia to discuss North Korea, Islamist terrorism at Manila talks

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 10:31 GMT

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday .

Philippines orders retraining of 1,200 police after alleged abuses

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 12:20 GMT

Philippines orders retraining, reassignment of the entire 1,200-member police force of 1,200 police after alleged abuses, including the killing of two teenagers.

At least four dead as storm hits Philippines

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 01:16 GMT

At least four people died and six were missing after a major storm caused flooding in and around Manila on Tuesday.

At least 80 dead after escalation in Philippines war on drugs

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 08:00 GMT

Police killed at least 13 people in Manila on the third night of an escalation in President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs and crime.

Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 58 killed

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 11:52 GMT

At least 26 people died overnight in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila.

US tells North Korea to end missile tests for talks

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 10:08 GMT

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday ruled out a quick return to dialogue with North Korea

North Korea turns down South Korean offer of talks

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 10:02 GMT

North Korea rejected offers of talks from the South during a rare exchange between the two rivals' foreign ministers

US, allies slam Chinese island-building

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 09:45 GMT

The United States, Australia and Japan on Monday denounced Beijing's island-building and militarisation of the South China Sea

S. Korea, US hold bilateral meeting in Manila

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 - 10:28 GMT

Top diplomats of South Korea and the United States held talks in Manila on Sunday to discuss concerted efforts

South China Sea, North Korea tensions at security forum

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 09:56 GMT

Vietnam urged other Southeast Asian nations to take a stronger stand against Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea.