• Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Should we ditch our distrust of China?
    In the Philippines, fear of China runs deeper than almost anywhere else in Southeast Asia – But Rodrigo duterte is trying to turn the tide 
    opinion
  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
    The people of Asean deserve better from their human rights watchdog
    Human rights are increasingly under attack in Southeast Asia. Atrocities against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar and extrajudicial killings through President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” in the Philippines likely amount to crimes against humanity. In other countries, crackdowns on the press or attacks on human rights defenders are just some of the issues plaguing the region.
    opinion
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:03
     Outrage as Philippines' Duterte says 'cured' himself of being gay
    Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sparked outrage after claiming that he "cured" himself of being gay with the help of beautiful women.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:55
    Time for strategy change in Philippines’ drug war 
    President Rodrigo Duterte has publicly admitted his brutal war on drugs has failed. The Philippine National Police also recently said the drug situation has only “worsened”.
    opinion
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    Duterte pulls off another massacre in the Philippines 
    That’s how political analyst and Inquirer columnist Richard Heydarian described the results of Monday’s midterm polls, and he’s not off the mark.
    opinion
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 13:35
    Philippines votes in polls expected to strengthen Duterte
    Manila - Filipinos headed to the polls on Monday in a vote that is expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's grip on power, opening the way for him to deliver on pledges to restore the death penalty and rewrite the constitution.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 May 2019 13:42
    WATCH: Cockroach crawls on Duterte, briefly stops his speech
    MANILA, Philippines – A cockroach landed and crawled on the polo shirt of President Rodrigo Duterte while he was delivering a speech at a campaign rally in Bohol on Wednesday night.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Duterte’s suicide mission to the Spratly Islands
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addressed China on Friday: “Let us be friends, but do not touch Pag-asa [Thitu] Island and the rest. If you make moves there, that’s a different story. I will tell my soldiers, ‘Prepare for suicide mission.’”
    opinion
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 14:51
    Duterte's son denies getting kickbacks from drug syndicates
    MANILA, Philippines—Presidential son Paolo “Pulong” Duterte denied on Wednesday allegations tagging him as one the “principals” of a syndicate who received millions of kickbacks in the illegal drug trade.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
    Challenge to Duterte has global resonance
    Alarm mounting over Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea will test friendships and alliances
    opinion
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 13:01
    Philippines rearrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa
    Manila - Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, a prominent critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, was rearrested on Friday in what press freedom advocates called retaliation for her news site's dogged coverage of the government.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
    Manila looking for more investments from China
    THE ECONOMIC managers of President Rodrigo Duterte want more Chinese capital to participate in the Philippine economy, especially in key infrastructure projects that the current administration has made the cornerstone of its growth policies.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00
    What Philippines loses by withdrawing from the ICC
    He would be more than happy to stick his neck out, President Rodrigo Duterte said, should the International Criminal Court (ICC) decide to hang him one day.
    opinion
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Why is the Philippines’ Duterte so enamoured of China?
    Pompeo reiterating Washington’s vow to come to our aid if China attacks; the issue of illegal Chinese labour in the Philippines, which Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad has seen fit to warn us about; the matter of Chinese loans (the parties to similar loans elsewhere are either taking a hard second look or no longer want to do business with China).
    opinion
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:30
    Thousands march against Duterte on International Women's Day
    Thousands of women took to the streets of Manila Friday in protest against President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged misogyny as an exhibition marking International Women's Day exhibited the clothes of Philippine rape victims.
    Breaking News
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