Runaway Philippine truck kills eight children

World Jul 19, 2019

Runaway Philippine truck kills eight children

A truck carrying more than two dozen villagers, mostly ecstatic grade schoolers on their way to a school festival, lost control Friday on a downhill road and flipped on its side, leaving eight students and an adult companion dead in the central Philippines, police ...

Business Nov 8, 2018

Japan loans Philippines ¥38 billion for Manila railway repairs

Japan and the Philippines signed an agreement Wednesday for up to ¥38 billion ($336 million) in assistance from Tokyo to rehabilitate a mass transit railway in Manila that has fallen into a state of disrepair. Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin and Japanese Ambassador Koji Haneda ...