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Duterte approves autonomy law for troubled...

Duterte approves autonomy law for troubled...

World

Fri, Jul 27 2018

An estimated five million Muslims live in the region, which has the predominantly Catholic nation's...

Philippine mayor on Duterte's ‘narco-list’...

Philippine mayor on Duterte's ‘narco-list’...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jul 2 2018

The government has said that more than 4,200 suspects have been killed as part of the war on drugs that...

The war on drugs is a tool for class...

The war on drugs is a tool for class...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Killing narcos has never improved drug abuse problems anywhere in the world

Philippines' Duterte tells UN expert...

Philippines' Duterte tells UN expert...

World

Sun, Jun 3 2018

Duterte has lashed out in the past at critics of the deadly drug war he launched soon after coming to...

Philippines' Duterte cites genocide...

Philippines' Duterte cites genocide...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Apr 5 2018

Duterte did not refer by name to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, only saying: That woman, she is my...

Philippines informs UN of ICC withdrawal,...

Philippines informs UN of ICC withdrawal,...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 16 2018

The Philippines government says the decision to withdraw is a 'principled stand against those who politicize...

Duterte to withdraw Philippines from...

Duterte to withdraw Philippines from...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Mar 14 2018

According to ICC rules, a withdrawal is effective one year after receipt of notification. The Philippines...

Philippines slams UN rights chief for...

Philippines slams UN rights chief for...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Mar 10 2018

The Philippines welcomed a UN investigation into Duterte's signature war on drugs but objected to Callamard...

Duterte tells Suu Kyi to ignore 'noisy'...

Duterte tells Suu Kyi to ignore 'noisy'...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 27 2018

Human rights groups have also strongly criticised Duterte's anti-narcotics campaign during which more...

Duterte to Suu Kyi: Rights activists...

Duterte to Suu Kyi: Rights activists...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 26 2018

Suu Kyi is facing international criticism for failing to address the plight of the Rohingya

Duterte bans Philippines nationals from...

Duterte bans Philippines nationals from...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Jan 20 2018

It was not immediately clear how long the ban, which does not affect workers already in Kuwait, would...

Journalists protest Philippine move...

Journalists protest Philippine move...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 19 2018

About 200 journalists and activists, most of them wearing black, gathered in northern Manila at dusk...

US, Philippines ties back on track as...

US, Philippines ties back on track as...

World

Wed, Nov 15 2017

Their meeting on Monday during a summit of Asian leaders in Manila was arguably the most anticipated...

Duterte sings at Asean gala dinner upon...

Duterte sings at Asean gala dinner upon...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Nov 13 2017

Filipino president performs surprise turn at a summit dinner in Manila, explaining it was ordered by...

'Dump Trump' protest erupts ahead of...

'Dump Trump' protest erupts ahead of...

World

Sun, Nov 12 2017

In Hanoi earlier on Sunday, Trump said he was prepared to mediate between claimants to the South China...

Philippines declares battle with IS...

Philippines declares battle with IS...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 23 2017

Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the security forces had nipped the budding infrastructure of...

Vietnam challenges China at security...

Vietnam challenges China at security...

World

Sat, Aug 5 2017

Vietnam lobbied for Asean to express serious concern over "construction" in the sea, a reference to China's...

Philippines to extend martial law in...

Philippines to extend martial law in...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Jul 22 2017

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte hopes to take back parts of Marawi besieged by IS-aligned militants...

Philippines' Duterte threatens to end...

Philippines' Duterte threatens to end...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jul 19 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to end peace talks with communist rebels on Wednesday,...

Philippines' Duterte seeks martial law...

Philippines' Duterte seeks martial law...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jul 18 2017

Close to the imposed military rule of 60 days, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte hopes to extend martial...

Philippines offers Muslim self-rule...

Philippines offers Muslim self-rule...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jul 17 2017

Muslims since the 1970s had waged a decades-old insurgency that claimed more than 100,000 lives in the...