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Duterte threatens to pull Philippines out of UN over criticism of his war on drugs

Aug 21, 2016

Duterte threatens to pull Philippines out of UN over criticism of his war on drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Sunday to withdraw the Philippines from the United Nations, as he launched another profanity-laced tirade against the organisation for criticising his war on crime. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Philippines #Pope Francis #Rodrigo Duterte #UN climate change pact #Manila drug trafficking
Philippines frees top communist leaders to join peace talks

Aug 19, 2016

Philippines frees top communist leaders to join peace talks

These releases are being seen as a goodwill measures that will create a positive environment for the progress of the peace talks in Philippines. #NewsTracker #Philippines #Philippines peace talks #New People's Army
Former Philippine Leader meets senior Chinese official to mend ties

Aug 12, 2016

Former Philippine Leader meets senior Chinese official to mend ties

Hong Kong, Former Philippine leader Fidel Ramos said on Friday that he had met with a senior Chinese official during a trip to Hong Kong aimed at improving ties between Manila and Beijing, with both sides working towards formal discussions. #NewsTracker #UN #South China Sea #Philippines #Afghanistan vs Hong Kong #Rodrigo Duterte #Philippine Chinese
South China Sea verdict: Manila's special envoy visits Hong Kong to improve ties

Aug 10, 2016

South China Sea verdict: Manila's special envoy visits Hong Kong to improve ties

China on Wednesday warmed up for talks with the Philippines to resolve differences as Beijing welcomed Manila's special envoy to make joint efforts to improve bilateral relations and restore dialogue amid tensions over the South China Sea tribunal verdict. #China #NewsTracker #Philippines #South China Sea dispute
Chinese checkers: India must act with global community to contain China

Aug 10, 2016

Chinese checkers: India must act with global community to contain China

Can China be allowed to get away by not abiding by the convention that she voluntarily signed and ratified? #China #US #InMyOpinion #South China Sea #Vietnam #Deng Xiaoping #Philippines #Geneva Convention #League of Nations #UNCLOS #Xi Jin
Philippines decides to overhaul overcrowded jails after photojournalist makes condition public

Aug 09, 2016

Philippines decides to overhaul overcrowded jails after photojournalist makes condition public

Philippines said the government would build new jails to address severe congestion made worse by Duterte's drug war, describing conditions as "inhumane". #Red Cross #HumanRights #Philippines #Human Rights Watch #jail #Quezon City #President Rodrigo Duterte
US Navy visits China's Qingdao port to improve Washington-Beijing ties

Aug 09, 2016

US Navy visits China's Qingdao port to improve Washington-Beijing ties

The visit of the US Navy destroyer USS Benfold to China's Qingdao port is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries' militaries. #China #US #NewsTracker #South China Sea #Taiwan #Philippines #Hawaii #Ukraine #US Navy #The hague tribunal
Philippines warns fishermen to steer clear of disputed South China Sea

Aug 03, 2016

Philippines warns fishermen to steer clear of disputed South China Sea

The Philippines told its fishermen on Wednesday to steer clear of a fishing ground in the disputed South China Sea to avoid harassment from Chinese authorities. #China #NewsTracker #USD #South China Sea #Philippines #Rodrigo Duterte #Filipino fishermen
Typhoon Nida: China issues 'Orange Alert', storm expected to make landfall on Tuesday

Jul 31, 2016

Typhoon Nida: China issues 'Orange Alert', storm expected to make landfall on Tuesday

China issued an "orange alert" for Typhoon Nida on Sunday, predicting the storm would hit the southern province of Guangdong on Tuesday, State news agency Xinhua reported #China #NewsTracker #Philippines #Fujian #Hainan #Guangdong #Typhoon Nida
China, Russia to hold joint naval exercises in South China Sea

Jul 28, 2016

China, Russia to hold joint naval exercises in South China Sea

China and Russia will hold joint naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, Beijing's defence ministry said Thursday, after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the area. #China #NewsTracker #Russia #South China Sea #Vladimir Putin #Philippines #Xi Jinping #Hague Tribunal