Manila visit - updates

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Hailee Steinfeld to meet Filipino fans on September 6

Sep 03, 2019 - 9:10 PM

The singer and actress returns to the Philippines

HAILEE STEINFELD. The actress and singer is heading to Manila. Screenshot from

LOOK: Donovan Mitchell holds mini-clinic, attends PBA’s Manila Clasico

Jun 18, 2018 - 7:35 PM

The NBA Rookie of the Year candidate makes his Philippine visit worthwhile

Donovan Mitchell recruits Paul George, LeBron to Utah Jazz

Jun 17, 2018 - 4:35 PM

The NBA rookie sensation, who's in Manila for the first time, makes his own recruitment pitch to the superstar free agents

RISING STAR. NBA slamdunk champion Donovan Mitchell may just be part of a potential Utah Jazz "Big 3." Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar talks about 'incredible' Manila visit

May 05, 2018 - 3:32 PM

The Indian beauty queen also talks about her personal advocacy on menstrual hygiene

Miss Universe 2017 candidates visit Camiguin

Dec 09, 2017 - 8:26 PM

Eight of the candidates visit Camiguin as part of Department of Tourism’s 'Bring Home a Friend' program

Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

LOOK: Pink is the new Black for the Miss Universe car

Dec 09, 2017 - 3:02 PM

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere and Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters ride in style

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates tour PH

Dec 08, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The ladies tour Batanes, Bohol, and Camiguin

WATCH: Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere on their PH visit

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Demi-Leigh and Iris talk about the warm welcome they received since arriving in the country

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates go to Jollibee

Dec 08, 2017 - 9:54 AM

The ladies bond with kids from Kanlungan sa Er-ma and are treated to meals and gifts from Jollibee

CHICKEN JOY TOAST. The Miss Universe 2017 candidates with reigning queen Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters do the chicken joy toast. All photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The Miss Universe 2017 candidates model for a cause

Dec 07, 2017 - 10:02 PM

The last three Miss Universe winners, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere, and Pia Wurtzbach lead the fashion show for a cause

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere tour Manila

Dec 06, 2017 - 9:38 PM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach also joins the ladies at a press conference

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Miss Universe 2017 candidates arrive in Manila

Dec 05, 2017 - 5:13 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters arrives in Manila for a 4-day visit

Premier Li tells Philippine media, China welcomes you

Nov 18, 2017 - 8:39 AM

In his visit to Manila, Premier Li Keqiang asks Filipino reporters to make a 'historic contribution' by writing positive things about China-Philippine relations

People's Republic of China State Council Premier Li Keqiang reacts while discussing matters with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the members of his cabinet during the expanded bilateral meeting at the Malacañan Palace on November 15, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Li says PH-China ties as warm as Manila temperature

Nov 15, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte tells Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that he hopes to 'reciprocate' China's generosity one day

LIST: 14 deals signed during Chinese Premier Li's Manila visit

Nov 15, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Li and Duterte also witness the launching of two bridges and a Mindanao drug rehabilitation center covered by a previously signed deal

Top MMA stars set to visit Manila for UFC’s first PH event

May 06, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Demetrious Johnson will set foot on Philippine soil along with Miesha Tate Alistair Overeem and Bryan Caraway to promote UFC Fight Night 66

MANILA VISIT. Top MMA Stars (L to R) Demetrious Johnson, Meisha Tate, Alistair Overeem, and Bryan Caraway will visit the Philippines to Promote UFC Fight Night Manila. Photo from the fighters' Facebook pages

IN PHOTOS: Princess Anne visits Manila

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:09 PM

Princess Anne is in town for her charity and various humanitarian works

President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomes Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, the Princess Royal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the courtesy call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on Tuesday (March 17, 2015). Her visit is in connection with her charity and various humanitarian works. She has been President of Save the Children for more than four decades and an active advocate of children’s rights and protection. This is the second trip of Her Royal Highness to the Philippines. The first was in March 1999. The Princess Royal is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh. Before receiving the title Princess Royal from her mother in June 1987, she was known as Princess Anne. The Princess Royal heads about 320 organizations. Also in photo are His Excellency Asif Anwar Ahmad, Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Philippines, and Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

When the Pope visits, it will be different from 1995

Dec 26, 2014 - 8:45 PM

Philippine Ambassador Marciano Paynor Jr who organized both trips compares the 1995 and 2015 papal visits

Q&A: US Ambassador Philip Goldberg on VFA, Pemberton, Yolanda

Oct 26, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Even before the death of Laude the US has been talking with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of National Defense to clarify – not amend – various aspects of the VFA

PH-US military deal won't offend China – Trillanes

Apr 29, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Trillanes has done back channeling negotiations between the Philippines and China regarding the West Philippine Sea dispute

BACK-CHANNELING: Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the Philippines should be less hostile to China

Kasparov pitstops in Manila for FIDE campaign

Nov 19, 2013 - 10:16 PM

If he becomes FIDE president legendary grandmaster Garry Kasparov wants to introduce the 6 winning moves including making chess part of school curricula

KASPAROV IN MANILA. As part of his Asian Tour, chess legend Garry Kasparov visited the Philippines and campaigned for the FIDE presidency. File Photo from

Obama to visit the Philippines in October

Sep 14, 2013 - 12:58 AM

The American president will be in Manila October 11 12 the last stop of his 4 nation Southeast Asian tour

Clinton: GMA did not seek US help

Nov 16, 2011 - 8:00 AM

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Manila