Philippine Daily Inquirer

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The Philippine Daily Inquirer is one the country’s most credible and influential newspapers with over 500 awards and citations.

Diplomacy

US calls on China to remove missiles from Spratly Islands

For the first time, the United States called on China to remove missiles it deployed on three fortified outposts it built in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.

News

22 overseas workers rescued from Denmark, Philippine government says

Twenty-two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been rescued from dire living conditions by authorities in Denmark, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Politics

Duterte warns police not to join any coup attempt

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday called on policemen not to join any “stupid” coup attempt against his administration.

News

Typhoon Mangkhut leaves behind trail of death and destruction

After killing 64 in the Philippines and pummelling Hong Kong and Macau, the mightiest storm of the year is wreaking havoc in China.

Analysis, Diplomacy

Duterte eyes arms deal with Israel

President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing an arms deal with Israel as he tries to lessen the Philippines’ reliance on US arms.

Politics

Philippines says former president is to blame for culture of impunity

President Rodrigo Duterte’s government has blamed former President Benigno Aquino for creating a culture of impunity as the government battles human rights abuse accusations.

Diplomacy

Philippines has become a ‘willing victim’ to China

An editorial in the Philippines Daily Inquirer outlines the country’s capitulation to China on the South China Sea issue.

Analysis, Opinion

How many deaths will it take?

An editorial in the Daily Inquirer asks hard questions of Duterte’s drug war.

Economics, Opinion

Falling peso, rising economy?

The depreciation of the Peso is not necessarily a cause for concern.

Opinion, Politics

US the only deterrent to China’s aggression

Since President Duterte appears to have adopted an “appeasement” policy toward Beijing, it is only the US that can thwart China’s aggressive actions.