• Sat, 08 Apr 2017 22:11
    Panic, damage as three strong quakes hit Philippines
    MANILA - A trio of strong earthquakes damaged buildings and caused panicked tourists to flee a popular dive resort near the Philippine capital on Saturday, officials and eyewitnesses said.
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  • Sun, 11 Dec 2016 01:00
    Human rights under attack in the Philippines
    Yesterday was International Human Rights Day, an event that the Philippines observed along with many other countries.
  • Sat, 17 Sep 2016 01:00
    US vs China - who’s more important to Philippines?
    Although trade ties with the Us are deeper considering nature of the linkages, it’s in the best interests of a small country to be impartial in dealing with big powers
  • Mon, 12 Sep 2016 01:00
    New politics of discourse - more humility and respect
    The way Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte responded to US questioning of his government’s handling of the anti-narcotics campaign showed that future relations between the world’s most powerful country and its closest Southeast Asian ally are shifting f
  • Sat, 03 Sep 2016 09:38
    At least 10 dead in blast at Duterte's hometown
    DAVAO CITY - At least 10 people were dead and dozens more were wounded in a blast that rocked the hometown of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
  • Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:00
    On UN meddling, Duterte has a point
    The extra-judicial killing of drug dealers in the Philippines might disturb outsiders, but that’s what the people voted for
  • Tue, 23 Aug 2016 01:00
    On the trail of the missing Marcos billions
    Details of ‘the biggest theft in history’ are still emerging, but the wheels of justice grind slowly
  • Thu, 14 Jul 2016 01:00
    SC Sea verdict means little if it’s not respected, enforced
    The UN tribunal’s ruling clarifies issues relating to the claims, but the next steps for China, the Philippines, Asean, and the US, need to be carefully calibrated
  • Wed, 11 May 2016 01:00
    The church’s role in Duterte’s election
    While Filipino politicians may rant and rail against the church for interfering in such issues as reproductive health, come election time, they all make a beeline for the head of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) sect, or to emergent church movements such as th
  • Sat, 19 Mar 2016 01:00
    An inconvenient truth for Aquino’s efforts to save the Philippines
    Al Gore was scheduled to speak in Manila this week, but most local media were caught unawares when the environmental activist and former US vice president turned up in Tacloban, Leyte, last Saturday. The visit swung the spotlight back to a province that b
  • Wed, 09 Mar 2016 01:00
    Just married after 40 years of togetherness
    We were still jet-lagged from our 21-hour flight from tropical Manila to near-freezing New York, and it was now the morning we were to get married.
  • Tue, 12 Jan 2016 01:00
    As China brags, Asean remains silent
    Vietnam and the Philippines fume as Beijing appears ready to take full charge of disputed islands in the South China Sea
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