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Philippine authorities say they have conveyed to Kuwait their "strong surprise and great displeasure" over the Gulf country's decision to expel their envoy within a ... In the videos, which an official with the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs posted online, a man and woman hurry into the black SUV ...
MANILA, Philippines — A coalition of international non-governmental organizations fighting torture condemned the alleged ill-treatment of a Moro human rights activist by the United States authorities. The Geneva-based Observation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders called on the US ...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Philippines on Wednesday cancelled an Australian nun's missionary visa for engaging in political activity and gave her 30 days to leave ... Fox had taken part in rallies demanding the release of political prisoners and urging Philippine authorities to respect human rights.
The Philippines banned workers entirely from Kuwait after the discovery of Joanna Demafelis' body in a freezer in February. In late March, Lebanese officials said 40-year-old Lebanese national Nader Essam Assaf confessed to killing the woman along with his Syrian wife, who remains at large. Authorities ...
Fox said Monday that she was detained taken from her house and detained for 24 hours last week by the Philippine immigration officials. ... to HRW, which says "Duterte has publicly condemned the official Commission on Human Rights, even threatening to abolish the constitutionally mandated body.
Marilou Ampuan, president of the Universal Islamic Center Foundation (UICF) and chairperson of the halal committee of the Tourism Congress of the Philippines, said during the Kapehan sa Dabaw forum in Davao that the Philippines is a member of the International Halal Accreditation Forum, ...

An official from the the Party of European Socialists (PES) was detained and expelled from the Philippines on Sunday, the party said. PES Deputy Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck was stopped by border police on his way to a political congress in Cebu, hosted by a sister party of the PES, the party said ...
Italian Giacomo Filibeck was detained by border police upon his arrival at Cebu airport Sunday and deported for engaging in “illegal political activities”, his party said. Filibeck, the deputy secretary general of the Party of European Socialists, flew to the Philippines at the invitation of opposition party Akbayan ...
In the first place, the escalating series of announcements – first a three-page “Statement of the President of the Republic of the Philippines” (from which the passage above is quoted), followed by varying explanations by Palace officials, then a 15-page “Statement of the President of the Republic of the ...
BSP Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. told members of the Money Market Association of the Philippines (MART) last Friday that monetary authorities would stay alert to any signs of second-round effects and inflation becoming broader based. “We stand firm in our intent to take immediate and appropriate ...
After nearly a year of waiting, thousands of displaced residents of Marawi will soon be allowed to visit what's left of their homes in the “main battle area” of the southern Philippine city and retrieve abandoned belongings, officials said Friday. About 11,163 people have been identified as residents of the war ...
Philippine police said Thursday they had shot dead 13 drug suspects, just days after President Rodrigo Duterte moved to take the country out of the International Criminal Court over its inquiry into his deadly drug war. The suspects were killed Wednesday in the northern province of Bulacan, an official ...
What makes this particularly exciting is that Philippine government officials have been involved in these negotiations. It's apparent they're ... Philippine authorities realize that these costly personal and societal disasters are less likely to happen when blood sugar levels are better controlled. And that patients ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made the decision to leave the court after it was announced last month that the ICC had launched a preliminary inquiry into a crackdown on drugs during which Philippine security forces are alleged to have committed actions tantamount to crimes against humanity.
Officials say Norwegian and U.S. authorities have helped the Philippines capture Ico who allegedly exploited children into joining sex shows with him then ... tangible results," Norwegian police official Sidsel Isachsen said at a news conference in Manila where Ico, a Filipino, was presented in handcuffs.
The Philippine foreign minister hit back Saturday at the United Nations' human rights chief for issuing “irresponsible and disrespectful” comments about President Rodrigo Duterte, warning that such remarks could set a dangerous precedent. Duterte's attacks against U.N. human rights activists suggest he ...
A senior United Nations official on Tuesday joined mounting calls for the Philippine government to remove the names of a Filipino special rapporteur and ... “It is deeply concerning that authorities have routinely responded to the expressions of environmental and human rights defenders by criminalizing and ...

But come December 5th last year, Philippine police rolled out Operation Double Barrels Reloaded, the sequel to their first bloody campaign, Operation Double Barrel, which claimed 3,900 lives according to official reports from police. So far, Philippines authorities working on Reloaded say they have ...
A Sanofi Pasteur official said Monday that the French drugmaker couldn't comply with the Philippines' request for a refund of dengue vaccines injected on hundreds ... On Friday, Philippine health officials said the deaths of three of 14 children injected with a Sanofi Pasteur dengue vaccine may have "causal ...
President Rodrigo Duterte's office said on Monday that Filipino officials "know about the work" of China in seven disputed reefs, and the country relies "on the principle of good faith" that Beijing "will not reclaim new artificial islands". A news report published on Monday said China "is almost finished" ...
Parents in the Philippines are refusing to immunise their children against polio, chicken pox and tetanus amid a nationwide scare over a dengue vaccine, which has killed 14 children. Authorities warned over the weekend of a big drop in immunisation rates against preventable diseases, sparking concerns ...
FARMINGTON • Immigration officials are forcing a Catholic priest here to return to his native Philippines next week because his work visa expired and he doesn't have a green card, church officials say. Rev. Abe Arganiosa, associate pastor at St. Joseph Catholic Church, was told he has to leave the country ...
“The glaring disparity between the Philippine government's official death toll and those of credible independent observers underscores the urgent need for a UN-led independent investigation into killings ... The question for Philippine officials is whether they want to be assisting the prosecutor or facing one.
LEGAZPI, Philippines (AFP) – The threat of catastrophic mudflows is building on the slopes of an erupting Philippine volcano where nearly 90,000 residents have been moved out of harm's way, authorities said yesterday. Mount Mayon has spewed millions of tonnes of ash, rocks, lava and debris in less ...
As Mayon grew more restive this month, authorities expanded the danger zone to cover more communities and forced thousands more to swarm into dozens of emergency school shelters. Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara told the president and other officials that his provincial disaster funds were running low.
And as with so many nowadays, Philippine authorities are still figuring out how to come to grips with the new industry. Some cryptocurrency exchanges are licensed as remittance companies, but no ICO has yet been approved. The new regulations will cover cyber-security, the feasibility of the projects and ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday punished an anti-graft prosecutor suspected of leaking his bank records after an opposition politician had accused Duterte of corruption. When he was still a presidential candidate Duterte was accused of unlawfully failing to disclose 211 million pesos ...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manila's top diplomat accused Human Rights Watch on Friday of deceiving the international community by making it appear that ... “Human Rights Watch joins a growing list of institutions and people, including United Nations officials, targeted for harassment and intimidation for ...
Authorities on Monday raised the alert level to four on a scale of five, which means an explosive eruption is possible within hours or days. A danger zone around Mayon was expanded to 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the crater, which means thousands of villagers will have to leave their homes, officials said.
Dangerous flows of lava down the crater of the Philippines' most active volcano have followed ash clouds and rock falls, prompting authorities to ... Emergency response officials in Albay, the coconut-growing area where the volcano is located, 210 miles southeast of Manila, said 9,000 residents had been ...
Fewer Killings in Philippine Drug War Make U.S. 'Cautiously Optimistic': Official. Jan. 31, 2018, at ... MANILA (Reuters) - The U.S. government is "cautiously optimistic" on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs after it saw a decline in "extrajudicial killings," a U.S. senior narcotics official said.
"We welcome more Philippine press to come to China to cover today's events," declared Li to a room full of Chinese and Filipino reporters, ...
Philippines seeks Pakistan's help after Russia-based human trafficker identified ... labour work in Russia was thwarted by Filipino officials in Hong Kong. ... He went on to add that he would like to see Pakistani authorities, the ...
Meanwhile, a senior anti-terror official declined to confirm the presence of ... He said local government laws are not adequate to help authorities ...
(Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen) ... Donald J. Trump arrives at the Cultural Center of the Philippines for the 31st ASEAN Summit, ...
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is one of 10 countries that did not support a United Nations resolution calling on Myanmar authorities to ...
'War crimes' in fight over Philippines' Marawi: Amnesty ... issued nearly four weeks after Philippine authorities declared total victory over the ...
Two North American leaders took trips to the Philippines this week and met with President Rodrigo Duterte with completely opposite results.
MANILA, Philippines — The Republic of the Philippines and the People's Republic of China issued a joint statement following the official visit of ...
The official added that some cases of trafficking from the city to Russia ... “Even if I want to go back home to the Philippines or to Hong Kong, ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during an opening session of the 31th ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines, Monday Nov.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 16, 2017, with the headline 'Chinese Premier in ...
The Filipino defense chief said the Middle Eastern officials had given names of these fighters to Filipino officials, and that they are very anxious ...
Philippine authorities were stunned to discover that Hapilon was backed by ... Since the official end of the battle on Oct. 23, troops have already pulled out ... and the Joint Regional Command Center in Malaysia, officials said.
Speaking to CNN Philippines on Friday, Tugade said it was the first time ... of resigned Customs officials linked to shabu smuggling controversy, ...
... summit he killed someone aged 16 and threatens to slap UN official ... Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he stabbed a person to ...
University of Hawaiʻi Maui College officials visited universities in the Philippines in October to create new opportunities for students seeking ...
Philippine government militiamen gunned down an Italian Catholic missionary ... of two army commanders in the country's south, a justice official said Friday. ... overturns an earlier finding by authorities that blamed two civilians for the ... as he walked to his car in a church compound in Arakan, officials said.
The resolutions were based on the officials being tagged as “narcopoliticians” by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). “The list ...
MANILA, Philippines – Apple has posted the release date of their sought after, hype-heavy iPhone X in the Philippines: December 1, 2017.


 

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