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Philippines' lightning-rod president Duterte charts a surprising course

The Conversation UK - ‎21 hours ago‎
In keeping with that sentiment, he announced an immediate unilateral ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines, and the party's political arm, the NDFP, immediately welcomed it.
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Filipino fishermen caught in the middle of China-Philippines territorial dispute

Channel NewsAsia - ‎17 hours ago‎
Following the tribunal ruling, Foreign Affairs secretary Perfecto Yasay asked those involved in the territorial dispute to exercise restraint.
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Shell Philippines To List In $629 Million IPO - ‎10 hours ago‎
At US$629 million, the IPO would outstrip the recent offering of US$523 million Cemex Holdings Philippines Incorporated, which had been the largest IPO in the Philippines in three years. BPI Capital and JP Morgan will handle the floating. Money from ...

Bangladesh says Philippines probe of cyber theft nearly complete

Business Insider - ‎15 hours ago‎
DHAKA (Reuters) - The Bangladesh central bank said on Tuesday its Philippine counterpart had nearly completed an investigation into how $81 million of its money wound up in a Manila bank, and that it hoped for the swift return of the stolen funds ...

Drugs putting Philippines on the brink of suicide

New Straits Times Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Perhaps readers feel that their correspondent is dwelling overly on the Philippines, given that he lives there a good part of the time.
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Supreme Court affirms decision on EDCA's constitutionality

CNN Philippines - ‎21 hours ago‎
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - The Supreme Court affirmed on Tuesday the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the United States. The Court denied an appeal by Bagong Alyansang ...
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Chairmanships for 21 Senate committees

CNN Philippines - ‎16 hours ago‎
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - A day after the opening of the 17th Congress, the Senate approved on Tuesday the chairmanships committees during a plenary session.

UPDATE 1-Philippines will not allow Tampakan mine to operate as open-pit -minister

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lopez is particularly against the use of open pits to extract minerals, earlier describing it as "madness" even to consider the method in the resource-rich Philippines because of the environmental impact. Many mineral producers in the Philippines use ...
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LOOK: President Duterte, Honeylet Avanceña give tour of Bahay Pagbabago

CNN Philippines - ‎21 hours ago‎
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - President Rodrigo Duterte invited a group of journalists he has known since the election campaign to his official home for dinner and some jamming and singing to unwind after his first State of the Nation Address.

Cal Poly Sophomore Kreutz to Represent the Philippines at AFF Championship

KSBY San Luis Obispo News - ‎6 hours ago‎
MANDALAY, Myanmar - Caitlyn Kreutz, a forward beginning her sophomore season at Cal Poly, has been selected to play for the Philippines Women's National Team at the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations Football Federation ...

Asia's 'shoot-to-kill' republic? The rising body count of the Philippines' 'war on drugs'

The Conversation AU - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Phelim Kine does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.
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EconomyPhilippines import growth defies expectations with acceleration

Financial Times - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Imports to the Philippines grew 39.3 per cent year-on-year in May to $6.736bn, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority, ratcheting up from growth of 29.2 per cent in April and beating a consensus forecast from economists that had expected a ...

Sacramento State falls to Philippines, drops to 1-3 on Taiwan trip

Sacramento Bee - ‎10 hours ago‎
Grant Dressler scored a game-high 16 points and Jeff Wu added 13, but the Sacramento State men's basketball team lost to the Philippines 88-69 on Tuesday in the fourth round of the William Jones Cup in New Taipei City, Taiwan. The Hornets are 1-3 in ...
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CWB keeping close eye on tropical disturbance near Philippines

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎4 hours ago‎
Taipei, July 27 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Wednesday it is keeping a close eye on whether a tropical disturbance near the Philippines will develop into the fourth storm of the 2016 Pacific typhoon season. The current atmospheric ...
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Pokemon Go release update: Launch in India, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore imminent

International Business Times, India Edition - ‎16 hours ago‎
Mobile game lovers in some countries have been enjoying the latest sensation Pokemon Go for almost a three weeks now, but most Asian countries, including India, Pakistan, China, Malaysia, and Philippines are yet to get the game. However, its launch in ...
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Philippines senator, boxer Manny Pacquiao battles back in court over Mayweather fight - ‎7 hours ago‎
Photo by inboundpass [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Boxing star and Philippines politican Manny Pacquiao's lawyer cited free-speech grounds Tuesday in a court battle involving alleged extortion and a “fight of the century” with Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte reviewing 'crazy' climate pledges

ABC Online - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The Philippines is reviewing its "crazy" commitment to severely cut greenhouse gas emissions in the Paris climate deal, new President Rodrigo Duterte has warned.

IN PHOTOS: 30 candidates, Gentlemen of the Philippines 2016

Rappler - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
GENTLEMEN OF THE PHILIPPINES. Who among these men will win in the first Gentlemen of the Philippines competition? Photo by Joy Arguil/Gentlemen of the Philippines. MANILA, Philippines - The 30 candidates of Gentlemen of the Philippines 2016 were ...