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Philippines president likely to return police to drugs war soon

MANILA – 23 November 2017: There is a “strong likelihood” Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will lift a suspension on police…
Politics

U.N. rebukes Burundi, Philippines president Duterte for threats

GENEVA – 21 November 2017: The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday condemned attacks and threats made against its…
Middle East news

Russian PM arrives in Philippines for ASEAN summit

CAIRO – 12 November 2017: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived Sunday in the Philippine capital of Manila; to attend…
Middle East news

Trump arrives in Philippines for Asian leaders’ summit

MANILA – 12 November 2017: U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in the Philippine capital Manila on Sunday to attend an…
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Philippines spotlights anti-graft measures in bid to woo U.S. aid

MANILA – 3 November 2017: The Philippines on Friday defended its graft-fighting efforts in a bid to convince the United…
Politics

Trump has ‘warm rapport’ with Philippines’ Duterte

WASHINGTON- 1 November 2017: U.S. President Donald Trump has developed a friendly relationship with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a senior…
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Philippines, Russia sign two military deals

MANILA – 25 October 2017: Thousands of assault rifles and helmets were among the military gear Russia donated to the…
Travel

Philippines launches ‘Bring Home A Friend’ campaign in the Middle East

CAIRO – 24 October 2017: On Saturday and in an innovative step to promote tourism to the Philippines in the…
Middle East news

IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines: govt

MANILA – 16 October 2017: The head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, who figures on the US…
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Gov’t work, classes in all levels suspended in Philippines

MANILA – 16 October 2017: The presidential palace of Philippines on Sunday announced the suspension of government work and classes…
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Philippines to extradite NY plotter to US: minister

MANILA – 8 October 2017: A Filipino suspect in a thwarted jihadist plot targeting New York's subway and Times Square…
Travel

Taiwan to allow visa-free entry for visitors from Philippines

TAIPE – 28 September 2017: Taiwan will allow visa-free entry for visitors from the Philippines in hopes that the Southeast…
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At least four dead as storm hits Philippines

MANILA – 12 September 2017: At least four people died and six were missing after a major storm caused flooding…
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