• Iran-Phillipines 2017-05-09 09:38

    Philippines signs MOU in Iran to study 2 oilfields

    TEHRAN – National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Philippine’s PNOC Exploration Corporation (PNOC EC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Monday based on which PNOC EC was awarded the study of two Iranian oil fields.

  • Duterte 2017-04-28 02:29

    Let the world condemn Duterte

    A Filipino lawyer formally asked the International Criminal Court on Monday to charge President Rodrigo Duterte and 11 officials with mass murder and crimes against humanity over the extrajudicial killings of thousands of people in the Philippines over the past three decades. The I.C.C. should promptly open a preliminary investigation into the killings.

  • Philippine 2017-04-17 03:21

    By Richard Javad Heydarian

    Duterte is under pressure to end the Philippines-China honeymoon

    Since his ascent to presidency, Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly threatened to upend Philippine foreign policy. In stark contrast to his predecessor, Benigno Aquino III, he has as frequently lavished China with praise as he has lambasted America with verve and venom.

  • May- Merkel 2017-04-10 23:40

    By Martin Kettle

    Forget the waffle of ‘global’ Britain – and learn to hug Germany close

    At the end of last week I sat in the spacious and splendidly restored country home of a former prime minister of Prussia, some 50 kilometers from the German-Polish border, and listened to two speeches in English. The first was given by Philip Hammond. The second, a couple of hours later, was given by Boris Johnson. Both professed undying friendship, respect and regard for Germany. Johnson even paraded a hitherto concealed family connection with the city of Stuttgart.

  • women volleyball 2017-04-04 20:05

    Iran learn fate at Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship

    Iran will be playing in Pool D of the 2017 Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship slated on August 9 to 17 in Manila, the Philippines.

  • Travel ban 2017-03-08 02:12

    By Farhana Khera & Johnathan Smith

    Don’t be fooled, Trump’s new Muslim ban is still illegal

    President Trump’s executive order barring immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries experienced nearly universal defeat in the federal courts. On Monday, he issued a revised version of that order, but it still suffers from a fundamental, and fatal, flaw: It constitutes unlawful religious discrimination.

  • PNOC 2017-01-07 08:25

    Philippines eager to buy 4m barrels/month of Iranian oil

    TEHRAN – The Philippines is willing to buy four million barrels per month of Iranian crude oil, IRNA reported on Friday, quoting Pedro A. Aquino, a board member of Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC).

  • Duterte 2016-12-18 19:10

    A lesson dawns in Philippine drug war

    President Duterte’s support of vigilante killings of anyone suspected of drugs has not only brought demands for due process of law but more attention to the best solution: more concern for the healing of addicts.

  • manila 2016-11-04 21:06

    Tehran-Manila ties to expand, diplomat says

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Tanhaei, the Iranian ambassador to the Philippines, said on Thursday that expansion of ties between Tehran and Manila will be expedited.