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Apr 26, 2018
Kuwait expels Philippines envoy, recalls own diplomat from Manila amid rising tensions over treatment of domestic workersKuwait said on Wednesday it is expelling the Philippine ambassador and recalling its own envoy from Manila as tensions rise over the treatment of domestic workers.
Apr 22, 2018
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte sets 60-day timeframe for peace talks with communist rebelsDuterte said he had set a window for peace talks he is seeking to revive with communist guerrillas, urging the rebels’ exiled leader to hammer out a deal
Apr 20, 2018
China says it had an 'encounter' with Australian warships in South China Sea, asserts Beijing acted 'professionally'Chinese and Australian naval vessels had an "encounter" in the South China Sea this week, and China acted professionally and lawfully, its defence ministry said, rejecting reports China challenged Australian warships.
Apr 11, 2018
US aircraft carrier sails through South China Sea to assert military might in face of Chinese naval exercisesA US aircraft carrier sailed through the South China Sea in the latest display of America's military might after China built a string of islands to assert its claims.
Apr 09, 2018
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte urges lawmakers to fast-track impeachment of top judge Maria Lourdes SerenoPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday lawmakers must "fast-track" the impeachment of the nations top judge, further stacking the odds against her staying in office.
Apr 04, 2018
Philippines drug war: President Rodrigo Duterte calls UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein 'empty-headed'Duterte has launched a foul-mouthed attack on the UN human rights chief, calling him "empty-headed" in a row over international criticism of the drug war
Apr 03, 2018
Fighting fake news: India joins series of nations issuing directives against sowing of disinformation in mediaIndia is not alone in issuing directives to counter the menace of fake news in the media. Countries around the world have drawn legislations against sowing of disinformation in media
Mar 21, 2018
US protectionism: Call centre business model will be under threat if Americans choose to speak to their ownThe wisdom of and rationale for setting up offshore call centers remain and continue to make sense. It is the cost advantage.
Mar 09, 2018
Senior UN official slams Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for mistreating envoys, says he needs 'psychiatric evaluation'The UN human rights chief said that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has launched profanity-laced diatribes against United Nations rapporteurs, needs "psychiatric evaluation"
Mar 05, 2018
As US, Vietnam bolster military ties, USS Carl Vinson's arrival in Danang represents show of strength amid South China Sea tensionsA US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam, as the former foes bolster military ties in the face of Beijing's build-up in the disputed South China Sea