• Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:28
    Urgent : Philippines to reopen 'cesspool' Boracay after clean up Friday
    Manila - The Philippines reopens its crown jewel resort island Boracay to holidaymakers on Friday, after a sixmonth clean up aimed at repairing the damage inflicted by years of unrestrained mass tourism.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Duterte looks weaker after generals defy orders
    What is the extent of military and police support for Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, almost three years into his controversy-filled presidency?
    opinion
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    The Marcos dynasty’s desperate last stand 
    With President Rodrigo Duterte in power, the Marcos family is ascendant in Philippine politics again.
    opinion
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    What makes Malaysia’s Mahathir a great leader
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s supporters like to compare him to the late Singaporean leader, Lee Kuan Yew.  It’s a flattering comparison, because centuries from now, the Singaporean leader will likely be remembered as one of the titans of the millennium. 
    opinion
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:47
    Duterte blames Trump-imposed tariffs for Philippine inflation
    AMMAN, Jordan - President Rodrigo Duterte blamed the tariffs slapped by US President Donald Trump on certain global products for the rising prices of goods in the Philippines, in a rare jab at the American leader that he described as his close friend.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 15:58
    Duterte blames 'friend' Trump for Philippines economic woes
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines, hurting the image of the populist leader.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
    Rodrigo Duterte, the trickster authoritarian 
    President Rodrigo Duterte is known among his supporters as “The Punisher”. But his punitive approach to governing includes telling jokes that disarm his audiences, often reducing them to laughter, as he names and shames his critics – often foreign and female.
    opinion
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Israeli president lectures Philippine leader on Hitler
    Jerusalem - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gave a brief lecture on Hitler to Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday after the Philippine leader's 2016 remarks comparing himself to the Nazi dictator who carried out the Holocaust.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:22
    Philippines' Duterte apologises for cursing Obama
    Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to former US president Barack Obama for calling him a "son of a whore" in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long alliance.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 16:10
    Duterte to soldiers: Destroy Islamist terrorists; don’t surrender
    President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered soldiers to “destroy and kill” Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups which he said adhered to a “bankrupt ideology.”
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    Duterte right to snarl at China
    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte stated that he would affirm the country’s territorial claims in the South China Sea if China chooses to take control of mineral explorations in the resource-rich waters. He also said that Eduardo Ano, Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge, will carry a knife and stab the Chinese if there’s uranium there. 
    your say
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    Is the tide turning slowly against President Duterte?
    There are increasing incidents of ostensible defiance against the actions and wishes of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and these are coming from people who are his close allies.
    opinion
  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:00
    Duterte slams US for warning PH on buying submarines from Russia
    President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the United States on Friday after it warned the Philippine government from buying submarines coming from Russia.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:04
    Philippines' Duterte slams China over island-building
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to "temper" its behaviour in the South China Sea in a rare criticism of the Asian superpower over its programme of island-building in disputed waters.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
    Philippines must beware those loans from China
    In order to finance its ambitious “Build, build, build” programme, the Rodrigo Duterte administration would need the infusion of massive foreign loans. In the past, the Philippines depended on the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and other Western financial institutions. Now, the main source of loans is China.
    opinion
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