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Current affairs, Politics

Duterte to deport any ICC official investigating his rights record

Many have called on the International Criminal Court to investigate Duterte’s deadly drug war.

Politics

Duterte names 46 politicians on narcolist

Many are contesting in mid-term elections later this year.

Culture and society

Universal Healthcare now a law in the Philippines

Quality health care services may soon be available to all Filipinos.

Culture and society, Current affairs, Headline-1

Rappler’s Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Ressa is once again behind bars after Duterte’s government’s arrested the Rappler CEO.

Culture and society

‘Freedom Trail’ set up to commemorate Bataan Death March

Between 5,000 to 18,000 prisoners of war died during the forced march.

Politics

Duterte: I have evil plan for my enemies

The president said that his enemies will not be the only ones to utilize the power of evil.

Politics

Rights groups hail first conviction in Duterte’s drug war

They say, however, they fear a possible presidential pardon.

Diplomacy

Philippine and China free to sign MOU

Defenders of Philippines sovereignty in the South China Sea say that a recent MOU with China was ‘safe’.

Diplomacy

Pacts signed between Philippines and China

Xi calls talks with Duterte ‘fruitful’during his state visit to Philippines.

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.