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Sep 03, 2018
Phillipines president Rodrigo Duterte says defence, labour and tourism deals on agenda ahead of State visit to IsraelPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of condoning human rights abuses in his deadly drug crackdown and who has made controversial comments about the Holocaust, received a warm welcome in Israel when he arrived Sunday for an official visit.
Feb 05, 2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signals end of peace talks with CommunistsManila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signalled the end of peace talks with Communist rebels, with the government pulling out of the negotiations days after both parties announced an end to the truce, the media reported on Sunday.
Dec 16, 2016
Philippines' president says he killed criminals to protect country | ReutersMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday killings he maintains he committed while mayor of a southern city, sometimes cruising the streets on a motor bike looking for "encounters to kill", were part of legitimate operations against drug pushers.Speaking to Filipino journalists traveling with him in Singapore, Duterte said he had killed three men during a hostage-taking incident in Davao City where he was mayor for more than 20 years."It was not because I was walking around that I killed," he said. "It was actually an event that was covered by the TV...I said I killed about three of them.
Sep 15, 2016
Witness says Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte ordered killingsA former Filipino militiaman testified before the country's Senate on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a city mayor, ordered him and other members of a liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents in gangland-style assaults that left about 1,000 dead.
Apr 10, 2016
Boxing: Vintage Pacquiao bids farewell to 21-year professional career with win against BradleyArray
Feb 16, 2016
Please forgive me for those I've hurt: Manny Pacquiao sorry for saying gays 'worse than animals'Boxing star and Philippine Senate candidate Manny Pacquiao apologized Tuesday for denouncing people in gay relationships as "worse than animals" but said he stood by his opposition to same-sex marriage.
Apr 27, 2015
Thousands appeal to Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boy for being 'burden' to taxpayersA 10-year-old autistic Filipino boy made an emotional plea Monday for permission to stay in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition.
Jun 20, 2014
Google removes Singapore hate blog listing ways to harass FilipinosGoogle has taken down a blog that listed ways to harass Singapore's Filipino population, drawing praise from Internet users appalled by growing racial tensions in the city-state.
Nov 17, 2013
Expat Filipinos in HK rally for typhoon victims, slam slow responseHONG KONG (Reuters) - As the Philippines faces a mounting humanitarian crisis after typhoon Haiyan, Hong Kong's large expatriate Filipino community on Sunday mounted a major fund-raising and relief drive, while criticising the slow distribution of aid to victims.
Mar 26, 2013
Hong Kong's foreign maids lose legal battle for residencyHONG KONG (Reuters) - In a landmark decision Hong Kong's highest court on Monday ruled against granting residency to two Filipino maids, dashing the hopes of several hundred thousand other domestic helpers from ever gaining permanent residency in the city. Five judges on the Court of Final Appeal ruled unanimously that Evangeline Banao Vallejos and Daniel Domingo would not be allowed to settle permanently in Hong Kong after residing here for over seven years, a period that would ordinarily qualify foreigners to become permanent residents under the constitution.