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Duterte to Trump’s men: ‘Prove good faith’ on defense assets offer

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday announced that three Cabinet officials of United States President Donald J. Trump wrote him...

Duterte slams US for warning against buying Russian submarines

By Camille A. Aguinaldo President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday, Aug. 17, slammed the United States for warning the Philippines against buying submarines from Russia,...

Further US sanctions would be ‘declaration of economic war’: Medvedev

Moscow, Russia -- Russia warned Friday that if the US followed through with threats to impose further harsh economic sanctions it would be seen as...

From caviar to veal tongue, football fans get true taste of...

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA — Many soccer fans knew little or nothing about Russian cuisine before the World Cup, but have tucked into local gastronomy with relish, trying everything from luxurious caviar to staples like veal tongue.

The stomach prevails: France wins at World Cup on Russian cheese

DUBROVSKOYE, RUSSIA — Russian businessman Oleg Sirota thinks he knows why the French soccer team got off to a winning start at the World Cup: he is supplying their hotel with cheese and yoghurt from his dairy.

Energy department asked to provide clarity on planned oil import

The Energy department should provide clarity on its plan to import oil from Russia and non-members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries...

DOE: First shipment of imported oil from non-OPEC sources to arrive...

The Department of Energy (DoE) targets to receive in June the first shipment of oil from non-members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

The Americans, Soviet spy thriller and Trump era hit, heads for...

WASHINGTON — Tensions between Washington and Moscow are at an all-time high. US intelligence sees Russian spies around every corner, disrupting government, and stealing secrets.

Oil drops after Saudi-Russia output revival plan rattles traders

Oil in New York headed for its longest run of losses since February after Saudi Arabia and Russia proposed raising production later this year. Futures...

DoE gives go-ahead to importing ‘cheaper’ diesel from Russia — Roque

Malacañang said on Tuesday, May 29, that the Department of Energy has given the green light to import “cheaper” diesel fuel from Russia. “May go...

EU, NATO urge Russia to ‘accept responsibility’ for MH17

The EU and NATO urged Russia on Friday to take responsiblity for the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine after international investigators...

Russia sanctions throw global aluminum supply chain into chaos

The U.S. sanctions on United Co. Rusal that have sent aluminum prices surging should be great news for rival producers like Rio Tinto Group. Spoiler...

US, UK blame Russia for global cyberattack

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW — The United States and Britain on Monday accused Russia of launching cyber attacks on computer routers, firewalls and other networking equipment used...

Washington suggests Russia, Syria may tamper with gas attack traces

DAMASCUS/THE HAGUE — The United States accused Russia on Monday of blocking international inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack...

Philippines congratulates Putin on his re-election

Below is the statement issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs on the re-election Russia's Vladimir Putin: The Philippines congratulated President Vladimir Putin for getting...

US eyes heavy tariffs on China, Russia to counter steel, aluminum...

The US Commerce Department said Friday it recommended imposing tariffs on China, Russia and other countries to counter a global glut in steel and...

Delayed Bolshoi Nureyev ballet opens with its director under house arrest

MOSCOW — A controversial ballet based on the life of Russian dance legend Rudolf Nureyev opened at the Bolshoi Theater Saturday, despite an earlier...

More govt’s manipulate media with ‘bots,’ trolls — study

WASHINGTON -- More governments are following the lead of Russia and China by manipulating social media and suppressing dissent online in a grave threat...

Trump’s Russia, Duterte’s China

Siegfried and Roy had a long-running and very successful act at the Mirage Casino in Las Vegas. The act featured two white tigers that...

Duterte tells Putin PHL wants to buy weapons from Russia

Rosemarie A. Zamora President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday, Nov. 10, had a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the...

Duterte receives Russian assault rifles, army trucks

RUSSIA HANDED over army trucks and thousands of assault rifles to Philippine President R. Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday as the two nations celebrated their...

Controversial Moscow housing plan becomes law

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed a controversial law authorizing the demolition of several thousand Soviet-era Moscow apartment blocks and the relocation of...

Trump tells CIA: ‘I am with you 1,000 percent’

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump told the CIA Saturday it had his full support as he paid a visit to mend fences after...

This Bud’s for Russia as King of Beers soars amid US...

BUDWEISER IS ENJOYING an unlikely source of growth in Russia’s declining beer market, even as the all-American brand continues to struggle at home. In a...

The nine lives of Russia’s Hermitage cats

FOR MORE than a century visitors have marveled at the Hermitage Museum’s precious collections, and for just as long dozens of cats have prowled...