An airport’s main runway in the Philippines still remains closed after a Chinese airplane skidded off of it Thursday, Aug. 15.
A United States defense official warned the Philippines on Aug. 16 in its plan to purchasing submarine and other military equipment from Russia.
Philippine police raided again on Aug. 16 a bar in Makati suspected of selling illegal drugs and detained three lawyers representing one of the bar owners.
Nine endangered animals were stolen from Avilon Zoo in the Philippines on Aug.14.
A Reuters report on Aug. 16 said Beijing has rejected Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for it to “temper” its conduct in the South China Sea.
Philippine company Dragon Fireworks won the Loto-Québec International Fireworks Competition in Canada on August 8.
The National People’s Army on Aug. 14 confessed to attacking the quarry operated by Monte Rock Corp in San Mateo, Rizal as “punishment” on the company they blamed for the recent massive floodings in Metro Manila and nearby towns.
Philippine senators approved a resolution on Aug. 15 requesting the Metro Manila Council (MMC) to stop the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) program aimed at decongesting EDSA —Manila’s major thoroughfare.
Officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have intercepted 114 underage Filipinas over the last three months, attempting to leave the country for work in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Aug. 14 he considers quitting from his post, adding he’s “exasperated” of his chase against corruption and illegal drugs.