8 killed in Philippines quakes July 28, 2019 - Multiple casualties, houses damaged after series of quakes hits Batanes, Philippines. Substantial damage is being reported in Itbayat municipality after two consecutive earthquakes measuring 5.4 and 5.9 struck the region. Amid ongoing large scale rescue operations a 5.7 quake struck. www.rt.com/news/465178-philippines-earthquake-damage-victims
Philippines Duterte end U.S. military collaboration Feb 8, 2020 - We'll see what happens. 😎 Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is terminating the Visiting Forces Agreement, which provides legal immunity to US military drills. The agreement provides legal immunity for US soldiers conducting military exercises in the Philippines.
Enraged by the US decision to cancel the visa of Roland dela Rosa in January, Duterte had given Washington a month to fix its mistake. Washington had canceled delaRosa’s visa over his extrajudicial killings while serving as Duterte's first police chief. www.rt.com/news/480372-duterte-us-military-terminated
ISIS seizes Philippine market May 8, 2021 Civilians flee from a #Philippines town after 200 Muslim terrorists captured a local market. #ISIS BIFF terrorists seized the public market of Datu Paglas, #Mindanao, prompting the deployment of military and police units to the area.