MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - For a defence chief who also deals with drug lords, talks of ouster plots, and natural disasters aside from the country’s major internal and external threats, the Abu Sayyaf is a kind of problem that gives him headaches and sleepless nights.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The report of Chinese presence in waters east of the Philippines comes at a time when President Rodrigo Duterte is trying to avoid confronting Beijing with last year’s arbitral tribunal ruling that invalidated China’s claim to nearly the entire South China Sea.
MANILA (Philippine Inquirer/ANN News Desk) - The Philippines saw its highest rate of HIV transmission for the month of January since 1984 – a sign of its growing HIV epidemic amongst youth and men who have sex with men.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte said he does not feel the need to respond to the “rehashed” accusations of a hit man who claimed the Philippine leader ordered killings in Davao City when he was still mayor.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - In an upcoming episode of the American TV series "Madam Secretary" the Philippines’ unconventional new president Datu Andrada is punched in the face by the woman lead.