• Mon, 07 May 2018 15:15:45
    Duterte takes a break, goes to Makati mall to window shop
    Special Assistant to the President Secretary Christopher “Bong” Go said the President only wanted to take a breather and wind down from his hectic schedule.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:37:50
    Duterte’s policy: Make China great again
    It is clear now, on hindsight, that regardless of developments in other parts of Asia – such as the election of an avidly pro-China Philippine president – Beijing under Xi Jinping would still have sought to consolidate power for the Communist Party of China and project its growing power in the region.
    opinion
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:39:21
    Philippines' Duterte says Kuwait work ban 'permanent'
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 15:28:32
    Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    By expelling nun, Duterte has shamed and damaged the Philippines 
    The decision to expel Australian missionary Patricia Fox from the Philippines, her mission field of 27 years, is a grave mistake. It is also an outrage, a stain on the Filipino character, and a self-serving manipulation of our legal system.
    opinion
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:19:39
    Philippines to deport Australian nun who angered Duterte
    The Philippines on Wednesday ordered the deportation of an elderly Australian Catholic nun who angered President Rodrigo Duterte, accusing her of engaging in illegal political activities outside of her missionary work.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Philippine joint oil exploration with China: path to peace or pipe dream?
    The Philippines’ exuberant announcement that President Duterte and China’s President Xi Jinping had approved a joint oil exploration venture in the South China Sea could turn out to be a pipe dream and could give the Filipino people false hopes.
    opinion
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Nun and servant of Filipino poor falls victim to Duterte’s dirty politics 
    A 71-year-old Australian Catholic missionary nun who has been working with marginalised Filipinos for more than 27 years is the latest person to fall victim to the Duterte administration’s crackdown on what it perceives as pro-human rights, pro-poor activism.
    opinion
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:54:07
    PH-China likely to sign pact on hiring of more Filipino English teachers – official
    President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to sign an agreement for China to hire more Filipino English teachers, along with several other agreements intended to boost ties between the two neighboring countries, Philippine Ambassador Jose Santiago Sta. Romana has said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Duterte’s cowardly flight from the ICC
    Since its formal establishment in 2002, the International Criminal Court has indicted 34 individuals from eight African countries for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.
    opinion
  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 09:18:16
    Netflix series shows 'necessary' Philippine drug war: director
    The deadly drug war waged by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is to be dramatised in the first Netflix series by award-winning director Brillante Mendoza, who says the internationally-condemned crackdown is "necessary".
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Shoddy legal advice marks pullout from ICC
    Whoever gave President Rodrigo Duterte legal advice that led to his decision “withdrawing [the Philippine] ratification of the Rome Statute effective immediately” did both the country and the president a serious disservice.
    opinion
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Duterte tells world court: I’m beyond accountability
    President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to withdraw the Philippines from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court will not protect him; rather, it has only made him even more vulnerable to a potential criminal case. No amount of hiding behind the flag, or the ostentatious kissing of it, can mask the message his decision sends. He is saying: I do not consider myself accountable.
    opinion
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:45:20
    Philippines moves to quit ICC: What does it mean?
    Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced Wednesday a move towards quitting the International Criminal Court, which has launched a preliminary examination of his deadly drug war.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:24:39
    Philippines' Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court
    President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he was pulling the Philippines out of the treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court, which is examining his deadly drug war.
    Breaking News
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