Russia developing strategic ties with nations of the East Asia

Russia looks toward East Asia for new allies and economic expansion

Russian Federation hosted Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos and Singapore for the first time to mark partnership between Moscow and the Asian bloc Editorial... Read more »

Russia leads the ranking for most women business leaders

Russia, Philippines have the highest share of women in senior business roles When it comes to the percentage of senior management roles held by women, the United States, United Kingdom ad Australia are... Read more »
Helicopter carrying foreigners crash-landed in Gilgit, Pakistan on Friday, 8 May 2015.

Foreign diplomats killed in Pakistan helicopter crash

Norway and Philippines Ambassadors among 7 killed in Helicopter crash in Gilgit  ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – A Pakistan military helicopter carrying diplomats to the launch of projects in northern Pakistan crashed on Friday... Read more »

Australia, Philippines sign new air agreement

Australia has agreed to expand the number of seats available to Philippine carriers under a new air services agreement between the two countries. The new arrangements, which were struck during talks between the... Read more »

Eight million tonnes of plastic go into the ocean every year

By Britta Denise Hardesty, CSIRO and Chris Wilcox, CSIRO You might have heard the oceans are full of plastic, but how full exactly? Around 8 million metric tonnes go into the oceans... Read more »

Filipino police commandos killed in clash with Islamic Fighters

By Jim Gomes, Manila, Philippines: More than 30 police commandos were killed in a clash with Muslim insurgents Sunday in the southern Philippines in the biggest single-day combat loss for Filipino forces... Read more »

Super Typhoon Hagupit Hits Philippines as 600,000 Flee

Typhoon Hagupit began to lash the eastern Philippines with ferocious winds and heavy rain Saturday, knocking down trees and causing power outages and forcing half a million people to leave their homes.... Read more »