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Pilipino Star
Duterte: Joint gas exploration deal in disputed sea may be forged with ChinaMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and China may conduct a joint exploration
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and China may conduct a joint exploration in disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), President Rodrigo Duterte said, as he stressed that Manila cannot wage a war against militarily superior... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines to host Asean Senior Amateur GolfMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is hosting the 34th Asean Senior Amateur
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is hosting the 34th Asean Senior Amateur Golf Championships for the seventh time on Oct. 18-20 at Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club in General Trias, Cavite. Over 300 delegates from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia,... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsMaurice SachoIlustre ruled the boys' 200-meter butterfly event on Wednesday aft
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
Maurice SachoIlustre ruled the boys' 200-meter butterfly event on Wednesday afternoon to give the Philippines its 13th gold medal in the ongoing ASEAN School Games in Singapore. The Grade 12 student from De La Salle-Zobel clocked two minutes and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US: Philippines among 5 countries with most terror incidentsMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is among the five countries with the most
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is among the five countries with the most number of terror attacks last year, a US State Department report said. In its “Country Reports on Terrorism 2016” released Wednesday, the State Department said more than... Read more
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Rappler
PDP-Laban 'very open' to learn ideology, policy from China's Communist PartyPOLICY TRAINING. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says the PDP-Laban is '
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
POLICY TRAINING. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says the PDP-Laban is 'very open' to undergo training and information exchange with China's Communist Party. Photo from Pimentel's official Facebook account MANILA, Philippines – The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
As peso slumps, BOP widens to 7-month high in JuneMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines posted its widest deficit in balance of p
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines posted its widest deficit in balance of payments (BOP) in June, explaining why the peso sank to record-levels last month, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Wednesday. BOP swung to a deficit of... Read more
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Rappler
Steven Adams will play for NZ national team 'when time is right'STEVEN ADAMS IN MANILA. The Thunder center is in Manila to promote NBA Philippi
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
STEVEN ADAMS IN MANILA. The Thunder center is in Manila to promote NBA Philippines 3X. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines might just see its own June Mar Fajardo go toe-to-toe with NBA center Steven Adams when the... Read more
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BC Local News
Philippine rebels: Peace pact ‘best antidote’ for extremismMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group said Monday a
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group said Monday a peace accord it's trying to implement with the government is "the best antidote" for violent extremism exemplified by a bloody siege of southern Marawi city by Islamic... Read more
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FOX News
Philippine rebels: Peace pact 'best antidote' for extremismMANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group said Monday a
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group said Monday a peace accord it's trying to implement with the government is "the best antidote" for violent extremism exemplified by a bloody siege of southern Marawi city by Islamic... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines eyes free trade agreement with USMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is looking to take its bilateral relation
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is looking to take its bilateral relations with the US a notch higher as it eyes to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the world’s largest economy. Trade Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo, who co-chaired... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Phl eyes free trade agreement with USMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is looking to take its bilateral relation
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is looking to take its bilateral relations with the US a notch higher as it eyes to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the world’s largest economy. Trade Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo, who co-chaired... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DBM: No debt trap from aggressive infra spendingMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will not fall into a debt trap as a resul
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will not fall into a debt trap as a result of the Duterte administration’s ambitious public spending program, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said yesterday. “Concerns that the Duterte... Read more
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Rappler
LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Canada - Jones Cup 2017MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines begins its defense of the Jones Cup crown
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines begins its defense of the Jones Cup crown as it kicks off the 2017 campaign as Gilas Pilipinas faces Canada on Saturday, July 15 in Taipei, Taiwan. The Philippines won the title last year when Mighty Sports... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Carpio: Philippines can extend continental shelf claim in LuzonMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines can file an extended continental shelf cl
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines can file an extended continental shelf claim beyond the 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea off the coast of Luzon to enforce the ruling of a United Nations-backed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Think tank urges Philippines to challenge China's moves vs int'l orderMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines should continue its business engagement w
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines should continue its business engagement with China but should also contest their stunts against international law, a Tokyo-based think tank said on Wednesday. Koichi Ai, the Japan Institute of International... Read more
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Pilipino Star
China: Philippines came back to right track a year after Hague rulingMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and China and the Philippines have come b
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and China and the Philippines have come back to the "right track" of resolving the South China Sea dispute a year after the arbitration award, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. The United... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines can learn from Vietnam's foreign policy, says GolezMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines should adopt Vietnam’s strategic acts on
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines should adopt Vietnam’s strategic acts on “diplomacy, security and defense” over the South China Sea dispute, said former national security adviser Roilo Golez on Wednesday. The former national security adviser... Read more
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Rappler
PH hails ties with China on year 1 of Hague rulingWARMER TIES. President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Chinese President Xi J
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
WARMER TIES. President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Philippine leader's visit to China in May 2017. Photo from Presidential Photo MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines hailed its improved ties with China... Read more
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Rappler
Legarda shares 9 ways to reduce disaster risks, impact on livesDISASTER RISK REDUCTION. Senator Loren Legarda shares at least 9 ways Filipinos
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION. Senator Loren Legarda shares at least 9 ways Filipinos can help mitigate the impact of disasters on their lives. MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is one of the countries frequently struck by typhoons, earthquakes, and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte to continue Air Force modernizationPresident Rodrigo Duterte addresses troops during the 70th anniversary celebrat
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
President Rodrigo Duterte addresses troops during the 70th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Air Force at Clark Freeport Zone Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines’ top court on Tuesday... Read more
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CTV News
Philippines' top court upholds martial law declarationMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' top court on Tuesday upheld President Ro
CTV News / Posted 21 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' top court on Tuesday upheld President Rodrigo Duterte's martial law declaration in the southern third of the country, dismissing petitions to nullify it. Supreme Court spokesman Theodore Te said 11 of 15... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ASEAN can use Philippine drug war as a guide, solon saysMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines can serve as a model for neighboring Sout
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines can serve as a model for neighboring Southeast Asian nations in fighting illegal narcotics, according to a congressman, despite accusations of human rights violations in the key government campaign. Surigao Del... Read more
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Rappler
PH drug war can be a 'model' for other ASEAN countries – BarbersDistrict Representative Robert Ace Barbers holds a press conference on July 3,
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
District Representative Robert Ace Barbers holds a press conference on July 3, 2017. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' bloody war against drugs can serve as a model for other member-countries of the Association of... Read more
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FOX News
Philippines: Top militant believed hiding in war-torn cityMANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' defense chief said Monday that the milit
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' defense chief said Monday that the militant leader of the group that laid siege to a southern city is suspected to be hiding in a mosque there, days after he was reported to have fled the bombed-out... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Piñol urges countries to invest more in agriMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is calling on other countries to provide
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is calling on other countries to provide greater support and invest more in the agriculture sector to ensure global food security amid the increasing population and threats of climate change. As he assumes the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SEAG-bound volleybelles hone up in Asian SeniorsMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will use the 19th Asian Seniors Women’s V
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will use the 19th Asian Seniors Women’s Volleyball Championship from Aug. 9-17 in Muntinlupa and Alonte gym in Laguna as its final buildup for the Southeast Asian Games competitions which fire off right after the... Read more
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Rappler
PH's Maureen Wroblewitz wins 'Asia's Next Top Model' season 5Screengrab from Instagram/@mauwrob MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' bet
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
Screengrab from Instagram/@mauwrob MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' bet Maureen Wroblewitz won Asia's Next Top Model season 5 in the Wednesday, June 28 episode. Maureen won aginst Malaysia's Shikin Gomez and Vietnam's Minh Tu Nguyen in the... Read more
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Rappler
PH stands strong against Israel in FIBA U18 World Cup openerFIRST WIN. The Philippines is hoping to grab another victory against Netherland
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
FIRST WIN. The Philippines is hoping to grab another victory against Netherlands in the FIBA 3x3 tourney. Photo from FIBA.com MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines escaped Israel in a 19-17 outing behind Ariel John Edu’s clutch baskets at the 2017... Read more
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Rappler
PH meets U.S. standards vs trafficking for 2nd straight yearU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosts the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Rep
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosts the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on June 27, 2017. State Department photo/ Public Domain MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines,... Read more
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Rappler
PH set to compete in FIBA U18 World Cup 2017PH TEAM. Team Philippines is aiming for a better standing at the FIBA Under 18
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
PH TEAM. Team Philippines is aiming for a better standing at the FIBA Under 18 World Cup 2017. Photo from FIBA.com MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is ready to showcase its young talent on the global stage when it competes in the FIBA Under-18... Read more
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Philboxing
497 Athletes Carry Country's Colors in 29th SEA Games in KLCounting the 163 coaches and 17 support staff made up of secretariat and medica
Philboxing / Posted 28 days ago
Counting the 163 coaches and 17 support staff made up of secretariat and medical groups, etc. the delegation, to be confirmed by the Philippine Olympic Committee in a meeting this Friday, totals 730. The POC will then submit the entries by name to... Read more
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Rappler
Embattled DILG usec says he only wanted to review procurementBACOLOD CITY, Philippines – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DI
Rappler / Posted 28 days ago
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Jesus Hinlo Jr dismissed corruption allegations against him as "black propaganda." In a press statement he read on Tuesday, June 27, Hinlo denied the... Read more
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Reuters
Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligencePhilippines says no deal with Islamists who seized Marawi MANILA/MARAWI CITY,
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
Philippines says no deal with Islamists who seized Marawi MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines The Philippines ruled out negotiations on Tuesday with Islamist militants holding hostages and occupying a southern town, after reports that a rebel leader... Read more
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Reuters
Appeals court: Dutch partially liable for some 300 victims of Srebrenica massacrePhilippines says no deal with Islamists who seized Marawi MANILA/MARAWI CITY,
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
Philippines says no deal with Islamists who seized Marawi MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines The Philippines ruled out negotiations on Tuesday with Islamist militants holding hostages and occupying a southern town, after reports that a rebel leader... Read more
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Reuters
Car bomb kills Ukrainian serviceman in KievPhilippines says no deal with Islamists who seized Marawi MANILA/MARAWI CITY,
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
Philippines says no deal with Islamists who seized Marawi MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines The Philippines ruled out negotiations on Tuesday with Islamist militants holding hostages and occupying a southern town, after reports that a rebel leader... Read more
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Reuters
Philippines says no deal with Islamists who seized MarawiMANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines The Philippines ruled out negotiations on Tuesd
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines The Philippines ruled out negotiations on Tuesday with Islamist militants holding hostages and occupying a southern town, after reports that a rebel leader wanted to trade a Catholic priest for his parents being held... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines says no deal with Islamists who seized MarawiMANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines: The Philippines ruled out negotiations on Tues
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines: The Philippines ruled out negotiations on Tuesday with Islamist militants holding hostages and occupying a southern town, after reports that a rebel leader wanted to trade a Catholic priest for his parents being held... Read more
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The Star
Militant Mahmud Ahmad has escaped Marawiescaped from Marawi, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.
The Star / Posted 30 days ago
escaped from Marawi, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar. “We cannot confirm this but authorities there report that Isnilon Hapilon managed to escape and we believe Mahmud is with him,” said Khalid. Hapilon, a veteran... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines backs Callamard term extensionMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines was among the countries that supported th
Pilipino Star / Posted a month ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines was among the countries that supported the move to extend the term of Agnes Callamard for another three years as the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions. The move to extend Callamard’s... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines complains to UN agency about CallamardUN RAPPORTEUR. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur on summary or arbit
Rappler / Posted a month ago
UN RAPPORTEUR. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur on summary or arbitrary executions, refuses conditions set by the Philippine government for a probe into President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler MANILA,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia agree to stop ISIS from setting up basesMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia would work togeth
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia would work together to prevent the Islamic State from setting up bases in the region, Malacañang said on Friday, amid fears that Mindanao is becoming a hub of extremists in Southeast... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Middle East crisis beneficial to Philippines — PEZAMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines stands to benefit from an ongoing diploma
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines stands to benefit from an ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East as more trade and investments are seen going toward the country, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) director general Charito Plaza... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody, Widodo reaffirm commitment vs terrorMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Indonesia vowed to work closely to co
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Indonesia vowed to work closely to combat terrorism in Southeast Asia as the Duterte administration continues to grapple with members of the Islamic State-inspired Maute terrorist group in Marawi City. The... Read more
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Rappler
ASEAN countries eye fight vs terror in social mediaMarsudi (L) and Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman (R) in Manila on June 22
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
Marsudi (L) and Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman (R) in Manila on June 22, 2017. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia agreed to study a plan to "contain" the spread of terrorism through... Read more
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FOX News
Philippines, neighbors to jointly fight militants amid siegeMANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia agreed Thursday t
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia agreed Thursday to closely cooperate to halt the flow of militants, weapons, funds and extremist propaganda across their borders, as they expressed alarm over recent attacks in the region... Read more
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