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China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up

Jun 15 2019

MANILA China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line.

Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election

May 14 2019

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big wins for his candidates, and resounding public endorsement of his controversial rule.

Philippines gives thumbs up to Duterte as loyalists dominate mid-term vote

May 14 2019

MANILA Allies of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have dominated a mid-term Senate election according to unofficial results on Tuesday, indicating growing support for the maverick leader and broad public endorsement of his controversial rule.

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote

May 13 2019

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signaling broad public backing for the maverick leader.

Dry-run for presidency? Duterte daughter revels in Philippine midterms spotlight

May 10 2019

MANILA During Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's first two years in office, his daughter Sara had barely any interest in politics.

Eight killed, dozens feared trapped after earthquake hits Philippines

Apr 22 2019

MANILA At least eight people were killed when a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the Philippines' main island of Luzon on Monday and officials feared dozens could be trapped in the rubble of a collapsed commercial building.

The Philippine journalists taking the rap in Duterte's latest war

Mar 29 2019

MANILA When Filipino journalist Pia Ranada fell into a ditch and injured her leg on election day, May 9, 2016, the presidential candidate she was reporting on drove her to hospital and sat with her as she was treated.

INSIGHT-The Philippine journalists taking the rap in Duterte's latest war

Mar 29 2019

* Battle has sparked global concern over press freedom (Updates with Facebook removing social media network)

INSIGHT-The Philippine journalists taking the rap in Duterte's latest war

Mar 28 2019

* Battle has sparked global concern over press freedom (Updates with arrest of Rappler Chief Maria Ressa on Friday)

The Philippine journalists taking the rap in Duterte's latest war

Mar 28 2019

MANILA When Filipino journalist Pia Ranada fell into a ditch and injured her leg on election day, May 9, 2016, the presidential candidate she was reporting on drove her to hospital and sat with her as she was treated.

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