Duterte urges other nations to quit ICC

Inquirer.net 03/18/2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday urged other nations to follow his move to quit a treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court which is examining his deadly drug war. Duterte lashed out at the war crimes tribunal…

Azkals fall in FIFA World Rankings

Ray Charlie Diaz 12/22/2017

  THE ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) released the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) world rankings last Thursday with a disappointing result for the Philippine Azkals, dropping to second from being top-ranked last month among Southeast Asian…

UN envoy arrives in North Korea

AFP 12/05/2017

A senior United Nations official arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit aimed at defusing soaring tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. Jeffrey Feltman’s visit – the first by a UN diplomat of his…

ASEAN UPDATE: Bayan holds rally to oppose partnerships with “imperialist nations”

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/05/2017

  CEBU CITY–At least 30 members of a militant group staged a protest rally infront of one the venues of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit meetings in Cebu City past 10 a.m. on Wednesday.…

Floods and traffic

Doris C. Bongcac, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/03/2017

Heavy rains poured and major thoroughfares were flooded as delegates of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit meetings arrived in Cebu on Monday for a week-long gathering. But the knee-deep floods which covered several streets…

Duterte supporters slam Robredo for ‘wild accusations’ in drug war

Inquirer.net 04/02/2017

PALIT-BISE RALLY Manila — Supporters of President Duterte flocked to the Rizal Park in Manila, on Sunday, to denounce Vice President Leni Robredo for her allegedly inaccurate remarks, “wild accusations,” and “unfounded claims” against the Duterte administration’s…

The nation’s dilemma

Radel Paredes 02/25/2017

The arrest of Senator Leila de Lima timed exactly during the rather lukewarm commemoration of the 1986 Edsa Revolution last February 24 made some us wonder whether we are just about to repeat that moment of history,…

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