If Duterte's plan proceeds, fishermen of any nationality would only be allowed in the deeper waters just outside Scarborough.
21 Nov 2016 4:32 PM
He said if China and Russia decide to create a new world order, he would be the first to join them.
17 Nov 2016 3:12 PM
The Philippines would ratify a global pact aimed at taming climate change, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday, reversing his opposition to the historic United Nations agreement he had previously
08 Nov 2016 6:30 AM
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that he would seek closer economic ties with China and Russia as the local currency and stock market extended declines following Western criticism o
27 Sep 2016 6:20 AM
Despite foul-mouthed tirades, international outrage and a public spat with Barack Obama, Rodrigo Duterte is the most popular politician in the Philippines.
08 Sep 2016 1:23 AM
A poor Philippine fisherman found what is thought to be the world’s largest pearl, but hid it under his bed for a decade without knowing its worth, local authorities said.
25 Aug 2016 3:21 AM
Relatives of victims of alleged extra-judicial killings at the start of the Senate probe on the rising number of deaths related to President Duterte’s “War on Drugs” (Photo: AP)
23 Aug 2016 5:50 AM
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Sunday to withdraw the Philippines from the United Nations, as he launched another profanity-laced tirade against the organisation for criticising h
22 Aug 2016 5:55 AM
Ten prisoners in the Philippines were killed when a suspected jailbreak and attempt to kidnap the warden went wrong in a Manila suburb, authorities said on Friday.
13 Aug 2016 4:14 AM
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given a commitment that $81 million stolen by cyber criminals from the account of Bangladesh Bank in New York and funnelled through bank accounts in Manila wou
06 Aug 2016 12:21 AM
Two Indians — Carnatic singer T.M.
28 Jul 2016 2:04 AM
Duterte, 71, said he wanted to be referred to simply as 'President' in all official communications in a statement from his office.
21 Jul 2016 1:16 PM
The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plunder charge against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and ordered her immediate release from nearly five years of hospital detention.
20 Jul 2016 2:16 AM
The Philippines has turned down a Chinese proposal to start bilateral talks on their South China Sea dispute, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, because of Beijing’s pre-condition of not discussing
20 Jul 2016 12:10 AM
China vowed to take all necessary measures to protect its sovereignty over the South China Sea and said it had the right to set up an air defense zone, after rejecting an international tribunal’s ruli
14 Jul 2016 7:05 AM
The Philippines is willing to share natural resources with Beijing in contested South China Sea areas even if it wins a legal challenge next week, foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay said Friday.
09 Jul 2016 7:05 AM
Duterte said European ambassadors were also among those who had expressed concern over the death penalty and extrajudicial killings.
27 Jun 2016 12:26 PM
Julian Brown smiles while wearing Google Glass glasses at The Wall Lab in Stanford, California. Like many autistic children, Brown, 10, has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder. (Photo: AP)
26 Jun 2016 11:31 PM
The Philippines’ President-elect Rodrigo Duterte urged the public to join his anti-crime crackdown, offering people huge bounties for killing drug dealers.
06 Jun 2016 6:53 AM
Plans by the Philippines’ controversial President-elect to give late dictator Ferdinand Marcos a hero’s burial triggered outrage on Tuesday, with martial law victims warning it would whitewash the str
25 May 2016 6:29 AM