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PM Modi to attend Asean November 14; ‘Quad’ meet on sidelines?

Economic issues including trade and investment are also expected to be discussed in detail.

10 Nov 2017 1:52 AM

Philippines President offers to shoot criminals himself in his deadly war on drugs

Duterte made the comments following his announcement to withdraw police who were accused of rights abuses.

21 Oct 2017 4:51 PM

Philippines' Duterte says son will be killed if drug allegations against him found true

'So I told Paolo: 'My order is to kill you if you are caught. And I will protect the police who kill you, if it is true',' Duterte said.

21 Sep 2017 11:44 AM

US, Australia, Japan slam Chinese island-building in South China Sea

The three countries oppose Beijing for building giant artificial islands that could be used as military bases.

07 Aug 2017 3:21 PM

Philippine mayor linked to drugs, 14 others killed in raids

At least 5 people, including the mayor’s daughter, who serves as vice mayor of Ozamiz, a port city, were arrested during the raids.

30 Jul 2017 8:47 PM


Philippine President Duterte bodyguards wounded in attack by Maoist rebels

The peace process has been fraught with breakdowns and allegations of breaches of unilateral ceasefires by the military and the NPA.

19 Jul 2017 10:52 AM

Duterte seeks to extend martial law amid end of year

Duterte declared military rule over Mindanao on May 23, after rebels from the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups took over parts of Marawi City.

18 Jul 2017 1:20 PM

Philippine: Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen abducted 4 workers in school

About 20 militants barged into a grade school compound in Sulu province's Patikul town shortly after midnight Saturday.

16 Jul 2017 12:13 PM

Duterte says siege may end soon but ISIS threat will persist

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Padilla said 381 militants, 90 soldiers and policemen and 39 civilians have been killed in the fighting.

11 Jul 2017 6:28 PM

Rodrigo Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines

The charter allows Supreme Court to review the factual basis for proclaiming martial law which is limited to an initial period of 60 days.

02 Jul 2017 10:44 AM


Duterte rides high after a ‘rough’ first year

Mr Duterte has been heavily criticised for his unprecedented crackdown on drugs.

01 Jul 2017 4:16 AM

President Duterte pledges to rebuild ISIS-infested Philippines city

The declaration of martial law is the subject of petitions at the Supreme Court questioning the necessity and factual basis for it. 

21 Jun 2017 2:53 PM

Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery

More than 70 people suffered mostly minor injuries in a stampede to escape.

02 Jun 2017 1:06 AM

Philippine President Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

The raid went awry and gunmen swept through the streets, fending off government forces and taking over large parts of the city.

26 May 2017 8:56 PM

Trump provides location of submarines to Duterte

North Korea has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland US.

25 May 2017 7:22 AM


North Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'madman with nuclear weapons': Donald Trump

A White House readout of the April 29 call characterized it as a "very friendly conversation.

24 May 2017 8:20 AM

Beijing skips comment on Duterte’s war threat claim

China’s government on Monday did not directly comment on Duterte’s version of the leaders’ conversation.

23 May 2017 6:56 AM

Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives said there was insufficient substance to proceed.

15 May 2017 3:58 PM

China on mind, Duterte could turn down Donald

Duterte expressed concerns about not being able to fit in a visit to Mr Trump even though no firm date has yet been proposed for it.

02 May 2017 5:22 AM

Despite human rights criticism, White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte

A Trump administration official insisted, however, that the invitation was not a reward to Duterte or an endorsement of his policies.

01 May 2017 9:31 AM