Duterte still open to Maoist peace

The Philippine army is one of the most poorly resourced in Asean. Source: Wikimedia   Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could re-impose a ceasefire with Maoist rebels a...

300 die in Duterte drug war

Drug users and dealers are running scared in the Philippines. Source: Wikimedia The Philippines’ new president Rodrigo Duterte's drugs crusade has killed an estimated 300...

Duterte signs FOI order

Rodrigo Duterte is already proving a hands-on head of state. Source: Wikimedia   The new president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has signed a decree ordering...

Duterte signs FOI order

Rodrigo Duterte is already proving a hands-on head of state. Source: Wikimedia   The new president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has signed a decree ordering...

Arroyo cleared of plunder charges

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Source: Wikimedia   Manila's Supreme Court has acquitted former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo of plunder and ordered her immediate release. She has spent...

China blocks Filipino fishing boats

President Rodrigo Duterte’s meeting with Peter Lim. Source: YouTube The Chinese coastguard is apparently preventing fishing boats from the Philippines reaching the contested Scarborough Shoal, Manila...

China blocks Filipino fishing boats

President Rodrigo Duterte’s meeting with Peter Lim. Source: YouTube The Chinese coastguard is apparently preventing fishing boats from the Philippines reaching the contested Scarborough Shoal, Manila...

Pacquiao eyes boxing return

Manny Pacquiao with former vice president Jejomar Binay, who stepped down last month. Source: Wikimedia Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is planning to fight again...

Tribunal rips maritime dispute open

China’s reclamation work was condemned for causing severe environmental harm. Source: YouTube The uneasy stalemate between China and most of the global community over the...

Keep on killing: legal boss

Philippine slum dwellers are particularly vulnerable to the unchecked wave of official killings. Source: Pixabay The Philippine government's top legal adviser has called for the...

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