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Topic: Philippines

Covid-19 pandemic: Philippines health system ‘under siege’, hospital blast kills 82 in Iraq

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

‘Blatant falsehoods’: Philippines hits out at China over its remarks on vessels in Whitsun Reef

Manila and Beijing have been engaged in a verbal tussle since last month, when more than 200 Chinese fishing vessels were sighted near Whitsun Reef.

Covid-19 pandemic: A lesson from Chile, Philippine President’s tears & a PM resigns

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Covid-19 pandemic — Putin takes shot ‘off-camera’, German businesses fear lockdown bankruptcy

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Vaccine woes in Philippines, pandemic takes ‘wind out of Dutch politics’ & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

India considers long-term economic ties with the Philippines, to boost Indo-Pacific initiative

In an effort to reduce China’s influence in ASEAN’s third-largest economy, the Modi government is planning to make rapid inroads in the Philippines.

China to donate 500,000 Covid vaccine doses to Philippines as ties improve

China's foreign minister made the pledge while on a week-long Southeast Asia trip that includes stops in Indonesia and Myanmar, at a time of lingering tensions in the South China Sea.

Duterte says presidency not for women, tells daughter not to run in next Philippine election

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has a history of making vulgar and sexist comments, said he doesn’t intend to extend his six-year term.

BrahMos’ ‘first import destination’ Philippines hints deal may be delayed, cites Covid hit

Roman Babushkin, the Deputy Chief of Mission at Russian Embassy in India, had said this month that BrahMos Aerospace was looking at exporting the missiles to other countries.

Philippines to store Covid vaccines in military camps

The government is also in talks with private companies for use of their cold storage facilities, said Carlito Galvez, chief implementer of policies to stem Covid outbreak.

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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