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Jul 03, 2018
Philippines mayor shot dead outside govt office; 12th official to be killed since the start of country's anti-drug campaignNueva Ecija Mayor became the 12th elected local official murdered since President Rodrigo Duterte unleashed a deadly anti-narcotics campaign.
Jul 02, 2018
Mayor of Philippines' Tanauan City shot dead at event; investigations underway to find links to country's anti-drug campaignThe gunshot felled Mayor Antonio Halili as he and more than 100 employees and newly elected village leaders sang the national anthem in a parking lot.
Jun 26, 2018
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte faces growing outrage after calling God 'stupid' in Catholic nationPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte faced growing outrage on Tuesday in his largely Catholic nation after calling God "stupid", the latest furore he has sparked with an unfiltered broadside.
Jun 01, 2018
Indian, American and Japanese navies to participate in Malabar naval exercise beginning next weekThe Malabar naval exercise involving Indian, American and Japanese navies will begin next week off the coast of Guam in the Philippine Sea.
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.
Feb 13, 2018
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte orders soldiers to shoot women rebels in vagina, draws ire of human rights groupsHuman Rights Watch said Duterte's remark, uttered last week before supposedly surrendered communist rebels, is the latest of Duterte's "series of misogynist, derogatory and demeaning statement
Feb 12, 2018
Philippines bans citizens from going to Kuwait for work after concerns over reports of abuse and exploitationThe Philippines on Monday expanded a ban on its citizens working in Kuwait after President Rodrigo Duterte angrily lashed out at the Gulf state over reports of Filipino workers suffering abuse and exploitation
Jan 26, 2018
Human rights activists are 'just a noisy bunch': Rodrigo Duterte tells Aung San Suu Kyi amid Rohingya crisisPhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, heavily criticised abroad for failing to stand up for largely stateless Rohingya Muslims, that she shouldn't bother about rights activists as they are "just a noisy bunch".
Dec 13, 2017
Philippine Congress approves Rodrigo Duterte's bid to extend martial law for one year to tackle Islamic StatePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte won martial law powers across the southern third of the country for one more year on Wednesday to combat Islamic militants
Nov 17, 2017
Bomb plot at Manila shopping mall was foiled ahead of ASEAN summit: Philippine PoliceAn Islamist plot to bomb a Manila shopping mall as Donald Trump and other world leaders arrived in the city for a summit has been foiled, Philippine police said