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De Lima attends hearing

Senator Leila De Lima on Friday came to the hearing on the case accusing her of refusing to attend a Congressional inquiry on the...

Pres’ Duterte: Xi told me that China will go to war...

Manila Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday that his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, had warned of war if the Philippines started to...

14 detained OFWs in Russia released

Fourteen detained overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Moscow were released, Wednesday, according to the Philippine embassy in Russia. Three more Filipinos remained detained, but Philippine...

Duterte says China’s Xi threatened war if Philippines drills for oil

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday Chinese counterpart China Xi Jinping had warned him there would be war if Manila tried to enforce...

Duterte signs EO on nationwide smoking ban in public places

Manila Philippines  — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the executive order banning smoking in public places nationwide. The Office of the Executive Secretary confirmed this...

DOJ drops drug case vs. ex-PDEA Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino

Manila Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the withdrawal of the drug case filed against a former head of a unit in...

PH to raise issue on rocket launchers in China bilateral talks

Manila Philippines — Philippine officials will bring up the issue of China's supposed installation of rocket launchers on a disputed reef during the opening salvo...

North Korea’s latest missile launch suggests progress toward Intercontinental ballistic missile...

North Korea's successful missile test-launch signals major advances in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, such as mastery of re-entry technology and better engine performance...

More ‘Mocha Girls’ in government? Duterte offers jobs to Uson’s pals

More "Mocha Girls" may soon follow in the footsteps of newly-appointed Communication Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson by joining the Duterte administration. A live video posted...

Duterte’s 2016 net worth up at ₱27.4M

Metro Manila Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte's net worth grows by over ₱3 million in his first six months as chief executive. His latest Statement of...

Philippines says will review U.N. concerns over killings

The Philippines said on Thursday it would review recommendations over killings in its war on drugs, but stopped short of committing to make reforms...

Makati police chief, 5 other officials sacked in connection with extortion

Metro Manila Philippines — Makati police chief S/Supt. Dionisio Bartolome was relieved from his post on Wednesday after four of his men were arrested for...

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