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Nov 20, 2018
Xi Jinping visits Philippines as China, US wrangle for supremacy; protests held in Manila against closer ties with BeijingManila has said it hopes the two-day stopover of Xi Jinping, the first from a Chinese president in 13 years, will finally net signed deals for investment in major infrastructure projects promised by Beijing when Duterte visited two years ago.
Jun 04, 2018
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte apologises to Kuwait for 'harsh' words over treatment of domestic workersThe spat began when a murdered maid was found in her employer's freezer, prompting Duterte to lash out at the "inhuman" treatment of migrant workers
Apr 30, 2018
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte says Kuwait work ban is 'permanent' as diplomatic standoff intensifiesDuterte said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant 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
Dec 26, 2017
Philippines mall blaze kills 37: President Rodrigo Duterte vows to get 'truth' of deadly firePhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Tuesday to get to the truth about a blaze in his home city that killed 37 call centre workers.
Dec 20, 2017
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte declares Christmas truce with communist guerrillasThe Philippine president has declared a Christmas truce with communist guerrillas and urges them to reciprocate the goodwill gesture after recently scrapping peace talks with the insurgents and declaring them as terrorists.
Nov 14, 2017
Justin Trudeau says he brought up human rights violations in Philippines during talks with Rodrigo DuterteTrudeau said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, who was "receptive" to his comments
Nov 13, 2017
ASEAN to not take relative calm over South China Sea dispute for granted, says draft statementSoutheast Asian nations will not take a relative calm in the dispute over the South China Sea for granted, according to a draft of a statement to be issued during a summit meeting in Manila
Oct 25, 2017
Donald Trump to skip key East Asia Summit one day after he is scheduled to attend ASEAN meet in PhilippinesPresident Donald Trump will skip a key Asia summit at the end of his trip to the region in November.
Aug 06, 2017
Rex Tillerson to press China, ASEAN states to take tougher action on North KoreaRex Tillerson will press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea when he attends regional meetings in Manila starting this week