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The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday said parents should monitor their children's activities during the summer break as some student organizations ... After officially terminating peace talks with the CPP-NPA and National Democratic Front of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte signed a ...
STAND where the warm sea laps the gleaming white sand of the 4km-long beach on the resort island of Boracay and whip out your selfie stick. You can capture an image of yourself against the impossibly beautiful backdrop of an orange sun dropping from a pink sky into a deep blue sea. Or you could, if the ...

MANILA, Philippines — Wang Qishan, a key ally of Chinese President Xi Jinping, made his debut in the political scene as China's new vice president Friday and called for “enhanced” Manila-Beijing ties during a meeting with Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano. Cayetano has been in ...
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Army celebrated its 121st anniversary this week, March 20, as the service received international recognition in London. ... President Rodrigo Duterte checks the Philippine Army Museum where artifacts and photos taken from the Marawi City siege are on exhibit.
At the time, she was a third-year high school student in Iloilo, a central province of the Philippines, and already six months into the pregnancy. ... To take on this issue, UNFPA is working with the Office of the Vice President and three universities – Western Philippines University, Mindanao State University ...
Mr. Duterte won the 2016 election in a landslide on a promise to kill more criminals and eradicate drugs in Philippine society. There is no question that drugs are a blight in the Philippines, and Mr. Duterte remains enormously popular. Among his fans is President Trump, who has praised Mr. Duterte for ...

An ICC spokesman referred most questions to the court's prosecutors, who could not immediately be reached. According to ICC rules, a withdrawal is effective one year after receipt of notification. The Philippines comes under its jurisdiction because it is a member, and pulling out cannot affect jurisdiction ...
GENEVA -- The United Nations' human rights chief suggested Friday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte "needs to submit himself to some sort of ... Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein demanded that the Human Rights Council, which counts the Philippines among its 47 member countries, "must take a strong ...
The UN high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says Rodrigo Duterte should submit himself to psychiatric evaluation after the Philippine president included a UN human rights investigator on a list of alleged communist terrorists. The Philippine government claims the UN's special ...
“Developments at home continue to require the president's presence in the Philippines,” Roque told reporters. Australia was among several countries to raise concern about the Philippine anti-drug war's death toll at a UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva last year. Duterte was elected in 2016 on a ...
More than 100 drug suspects have been killed since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the police to rejoin his “war on drugs”, an official said on Saturday. Duterte was elected in 2016 on a promise to eradicate drugs, and launched an unprecedented campaign in which – rights activists allege ...
MANILA — The chief justice of the Philippines, who has resisted some of President Rodrigo Duterte's policies on the grounds that they flouted human rights concerns and the rule of law, faces an impeachment vote next week over accusations that she had concealed some of her income for years.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he is too old and tired to become a dictator - despite the fears of his opponents - and that he wants to achieve his goal of achieving federalism in the country so that he can finish his term early. There had been concerns that Duterte's move to introduce US-style ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced his intention to leave office early, citing his age and lack of will to continue leading the country. Duterte has attempted to dismiss criticism that his support for a federalist political system, a reform that could give the president more control over the ...
A new report from Axios reveals just how far President Donald Trump is taking his law and order rhetoric. Late Sunday, Axios reported that Trump “loves” the notion of imposing capital punishment on drug dealers—an approach taken by the Philippines, Singapore, and China. Trump reportedly references ...
Or he could do what Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte did last week — and urge his citizens to forgo condoms during intercourse because "they don't feel good." The subject arose during a characteristically bizarre digression in a speech to Filipino workers back just from Kuwait. Hundreds of Filipino ...
“Instead of criticizing condoms as a pleasure inhibitor, Duterte should take meaningful action to protect the health of Filipinos by backing urgently needed policy changes to expand the accessibility and use of condoms in the Philippines,” it concluded. Risa Hontiveros, a senator in the Philippines, also took ...

MANILA, Philippines -- Human rights groups condemned the Philippine president on Tuesday for saying that troops should shoot female communist rebels in the genitals to render them "useless," which they said could encourage sexual violence and war crimes. The left-wing group Karapatan said ...
MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should be taken seriously, but not literally, his spokesman said on Tuesday, after the controversial leader drew criticism for ... President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing Filipino Overseas Workers who were repatriated from Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb.
FILE PHOTO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces the disbandment of police operations aga FILE PHOTO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces the disbandment of police operations against illegal drugs at the Malacanang palace in Manila, Philippines early January 30, 2017.
The Philippines took its closest step yet to legalizing divorce this week, despite opposition from President Rodrigo Duterte and religious groups. The country's lower house of Congress voted Monday to pass a bill allowing couples to dissolve “irreparable marriages” and remarry, with 134 lawmakers voting ...
Dela Torre, sent to Hong Kong by the Philippine Secretary of Labour and Employment Silvestre Bello on a three-year stint, told the Post he was a “bit surprised” by the sudden recall although rumours of his impending departure had been swirling in the city's 217,000-strong Filipino community, of whom ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has placed a boundary on his fast-growing friendship with China by barring further Chinese activity off the Pacific ... These moves mark a reversal of Duterte's earlier nods to Chinese use of seas claimed by the Philippines, said Antonio Contreras, political scientist at De ...


 

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