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37 feared dead in Philippine mall blaze just ahead of Christmas

The fire adds more misery to the mainly Catholic Philippines at Christmas, with a storm killing at least 182 people the past few days.

Philippines hunts for possible new Islamic State 'emir' in South East Asia

Baco, an expert bomb-maker, is widely believed to be the new leader of pro-ISIS groups in SEA. 

Philippines' Duterte says Marawi liberated but battle continues

Duterte said battle against Islamic State continues. 
October 17, 2017 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

China gives guns to Philippines to show it's a friend, not a foe

The rifles, worth about $3.3 million, will all go to the Philippine National Police.
October 05, 2017 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Thousands of Filipino protesters warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

Thousands of Filipinos rally in Manila against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they call an ‘emerging dictatorship.’
September 22, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise

Teenagers joining ISIS were lured by promises of money, marriage and paradise after death.
September 21, 2017 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Thousands rally for and against Philippines' Duterte

Both Duterte's critics and supporters took to the street on Thursday. 
September 21, 2017 | 05:44 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte asks head of human rights agency: 'Are you a pedophile?'

Duterte also accused the human rights head of being a spokesman for the opposition party.
September 17, 2017 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Trump-Duterte effigy torched in the Philippines

Angry over American troops' involvement in the war against insurgents in the southern Philippines, activists clash with police and torch an effigy of Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte. 
September 17, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Philippine president's Senate foes, allies vow to block budget cut for rights body

Duterte's signature campaign has left thousands of mostly urban poor Filipinos dead. 
September 13, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

Philippine police kill 32 in drugs war's bloodiest day

32 people have been killed in police operations in a province to the north of Manila, in what is the bloodiest day yet in Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs.
August 17, 2017 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

More blood but no victory as Philippine drug war marks its first year

'There are thousands of people who are being killed, yes. But there are millions who live, see?'
June 25, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

U.S. diplomatic strategy on South China Sea appears to flounder

Beijing might take bolder action after it hosts G20 meeting in September. 
July 28, 2016 | 09:34 am GMT+7

China warns U.S. on sovereignty ahead of 'South China Sea' ruling

China's foreign minister said that regardless of the tribunal's ruling, China would "firmly safeguard its own territorial sovereignty.
July 07, 2016 | 09:28 am GMT+7

China offers Philippines talks if "South China Sea" court ignored

China is ready to start negotiations with the Philippines on South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea)-related issues if Manila ignores an arbitration ruling expected next week on their long-running territorial dispute, the official China Daily reported on Monday.
July 04, 2016 | 11:44 am GMT+7
 
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