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Have faith in your own product, outgoing UK envoy tells PH

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

In a Rappler Talk interview British Ambassador Asif Ahmad says he hopes Filipinos will realize what jewel they re sitting on rather than spoiling it

OUTGOING ENVOY. British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad, who is ending his tour of duty in the Philippines, urges Filipinos to 'have faith in their own product.' Screen grab from Rappler Talk

Rappler Talk: UK Ambassador Asif Ahmad on leaving PH in a year of change

Jul 20, 2017 - 4:36 PM

Rappler talks to outgoing UK Ambassador Asif Ahmad about his tenure in the Philippines

'Understanding of history' can correct anti-Muslim biases – envoy

Jun 10, 2017 - 10:15 PM

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad clarifies that there is no interfaith conflict in the Philippines

VALUE OF DIALOGUE. British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad says Christians and Muslims 'have a lot to learn from each other.' Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

UK names new envoy to PH – and he speaks Tagalog

Jun 01, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Malaking karangalan para sa akin na maging susunod na British ambassador sa Pilipinas says seasoned diplomat Daniel Pruce

NEW AMBASSADOR. Seasoned diplomat Daniel Pruce is set to become the new British ambassador to the Philippines. Photo courtesy of the British embassy

Queen Elizabeth honors ex-PH envoy to UK

Apr 11, 2017 - 1:21 PM

Former Philippine ambassador to the UK Jesus Tambunting is recognized as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his work in enhancing Philippine British ties

NEW OBE. Amb. Jesus Tambunting, former Philippine Ambassador to the UK. Photo courtesy BPI-Philam Life website

De Lima arrest, federalism, Kim Jong Nam | Evening wRap

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:58 PM

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UK envoy on Abella tirades: Don't read headlines only

Feb 24, 2017 - 4:21 PM

Dapat nagbasa kayo ano ang nagsabi ako di yun headline ng editor ng diyaryo lang British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad tweets

HIT BY PALACE. British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad reacts to criticism by Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella against his recent statements about the Philippine government. File photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Palace to UK envoy: 'True' sentiments of Filipinos outside gated villages

Feb 22, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Malacañang slams British Ambassador Asif Ahmad for saying that under the Duterte administration change has come in the Philippines but not in a good way

UK envoy: Russia spawned conflicts PH still paying price for

Nov 24, 2016 - 2:17 PM

The Philippines cannot cherrypick the positive attributes of a country and ignore the rest British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad says

'BE OBJECTIVE.' British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad says the Philippines 'cannot cherrypick the positive attributes of a country and ignore the rest.' Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

British envoy hits death penalty: It killed Rizal

Nov 23, 2016 - 5:30 PM

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad also asks What do you do if there s a miscarriage of justice?

DEATH PENALTY? British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad criticizes the death penalty as he cites the possible miscarriage of justice, among other things. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Federalism not the only way to empower local governments – experts

Oct 20, 2016 - 8:00 AM

As the Philippines mulls shifting to federalism global experts gather in a forum in Makati to share the challenges of federalism in their countries

Day 1 of the Global Autonomy, Governance & Federalism forum at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City on October 19, 2016.

US, UK, German envoys visit Duterte in Davao

Jun 13, 2016 - 5:47 PM

3rd UPDATE Courtesy call lang po Duterte aide Christopher Bong Go says when asked about the general agenda of the meetings on June 13

UK envoy to Philippines hits media killings

Jun 04, 2016 - 8:00 AM

At the same time British Ambassador Asif Ahmad tells Rappler journalists need to be a bit more honest about what they re doing

'NEVER JUSTIFIED.' British Ambassador Asif Ahmad condemns media killings at a time when the issue has drawn more attention in the Philippines. Screen grab from Rappler video

UK's Asif Ahmad: PH social media a game changer

Jun 03, 2016 - 1:43 PM

I think people have now realized that you can channel that desire to lodge your protest or your view in a very different way

Philippines, UK to sign new defense agreement

Jan 18, 2016 - 7:32 PM

British Ambassador Asif Ahmad says the South China Sea dispute – plus more – prompted the two countries to expand a previous deal

Costa Coffee brings London-style caffeine culture to PH

Aug 02, 2015 - 2:30 PM

I cannot dislodge the economic power of the US here But through coffee it’s easy says British Ambassador to PH Asif Ahmad on UK s Costa Coffee presence in the country

Photos by Shadz Loresco/Rappler Photos by Shadz Loresco/Rappler

British troops also in PH for earthquake drills

Apr 24, 2015 - 11:44 AM

Exercise Civil Bridge is Great Britain’s continuing commitment to working together on disaster risk management learning and sharing with each other says Ambassador Asif Ahmad

COLLABORATION: The 77 Brigade meets with officials of Catholic Relief Services in Manila. Photo by Cpl Mark Larner RY

UK's 24-hour visa service begins February 23

Feb 12, 2015 - 11:48 AM

The British Embassy in the Philippines also offers a 3 to 5 day priority visa service for Filipinos with last minute holiday deals

UK ATTRACTION. Fireworks explode over London's famous landmark the Big Ben, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2009 in London, Britain, on January 1, 2008. File photo by Daniel Deme/EPA

UK allows Filipinos to get visa in 24 hours

Nov 13, 2014 - 8:19 PM

Filipinos need to shell out an additional amount and meet strict requirements to avail of the UK s 24 hour visa service

UK ATTRACTION. Fireworks explode over London's famous landmark the Big Ben, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2009 in London, Britain, on January 1, 2008. File photo by Daniel Deme/EPA

UK to PH: Relax foreign ownership limit

Jun 17, 2014 - 6:20 PM

UK reiterates its call for the Philippine government to reconsider its position on the 60 40 rule for foreign ownership of companies to encourage investments on renewable energy

COURTESY CALL. British Ambassador Asif Ahmad and UK Trade envoy George Freeman with Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla and House committee on energy chair Representative Reynaldo Umali. Photo from the British Embassy Manila's Facebook account

Angelina Jolie, warzone rape, and the celebrity effect

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Did her presence at the Global Summit Against Sexual Violence in Conflict turn attention toward or away from the issue?

British ambassador opens home for kids' football training

May 08, 2014 - 8:49 PM

Kids from underprivileged communities in Metro Manila will be playing for 11 foreign posts in a tournament called the Ambassador s Cup on May 10

What countries can do to end 'sextortion'

May 03, 2014 - 1:26 PM

Regional meets and cooperation officials say are essential in thwarting crimes that happen in the borderless online world

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'World can follow Bangsamoro example'

Mar 27, 2014 - 10:41 PM

Diplomats hail the historic deal that aims to end almost 4 decades of conflict

British Fashion Month kicks off in Manila

Feb 15, 2014 - 12:17 PM

The British Embassy in Manila launches a roving exhibit and a Twitter contest promoting London fashion

New British ambassador knows his Tagalog, Twitter, and football

Oct 26, 2013 - 10:31 AM

Why the new British ambassador is well suited for the Philippines