Rappler's latest stories on Philippines-Canada relations
A cargo vessel loaded with about 69 containers of rubbish docked in a port on the outskirts of Vancouver, says an Agence France-Presse reporter at the scene
The diplomatic row caused by the presence of 69 container vans of garbage from Canada in the Philippines appears to be at an end
(3rd UPDATE) 'Baaaaaaaaa bye, as we say it,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr writes on Twitter as the garbage-loaded MV Bavaria set sail for Canada early Friday morning, May 31
(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr praises President Rodrigo Duterte 'for pushing the right button' and Canada 'for fully cooperating to get it done as he wanted'
Malacañang orders heads of government agencies 'to reduce official interaction with representatives of the Canadian government'
An 'outraged' Philippine President orders that a private shipping company dump the trash within Canada's territorial waters if Canada refuses to accept the garbage
Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Chairperson and Administrator Wilma Eisma says the cargo forwarder that will transport the containers back to Canada is still evaluating the containers
Canada only manages to book a handler that will ship back the garbage on May 19, or 4 days after the May 15 deadline
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines will 'maintain a diminished diplomatic presence' in Canada until its garbage is removed from the Philippines, says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte gives Canada until May 15 to start transporting the illegally-shipped garbage out of the Philippines
Some say, 'shame on us,' others call the Philippine president a ‘boor'
(UPDATED) The Canadian embassy says their country 'is aware of the court decision ordering the importer to ship the material back to Canada'
Restaurant Brands International Incorporated the firm behind Tim Hortons as well as Burger King announces a joint venture with local investors to bring the chain to the country
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says the country being made into a dumpsite derogates our national dignity
The Bureau of Customs discovers 48 more container vans of plastic scraps stranded at the Manila port sent by a company based in Ontario Canada
Environmentalists call President Benigno Aquino III spineless for not pursuing the Canada trash issue with his counterpart Prime Minister Stephen Harper
A primary intention of my visit is to express my nation’s gratitude for Canada’s enduring support President Benigno Aquino III says at a state dinner hosted by the Governor General of Canada
From Chicago President Benigno Aquino III will conduct a state visit to Canada – the first by a Philippine president since 1997
UPDATED President Benigno Aquino III s state visit to Canada is a chance for him to bring up illegally shipped garbage that has been stranded in Manila ports for two years
President Benigno Aquino III s state visit to Canada will be the first by a Philippine president in 18 years
An environment group suspects government agencies are backing down on the issue because of President Aquino s planned state visit to Canada later this year
Fifty container vans of garbage from Canada have been sitting on Manila s ports – costing PH millions in storage fees and posing health risks to citizens – yet Ottawa says it can t demand its citizen to recall them