MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a review of all government contracts with companies and other countries to ensure they are fair to Filipinos, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
MANILA The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was re-arrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules. | Video
MANILA Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek lost an appeal on Tuesday against the Philippines' decision to refuse to grant it a license due to its failure to meet local ownership criteria, in a major blow to its Southeast Asia expansion plans.
MANILA, March 5 The appointment of Benjamin
Diokno as Philippine central bank governor could spur a faster
move to easier policy this year, with the former budget minister
largely seen as pro-growth.
MANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea, reaffirming a defense code that Manila's security chiefs have sought to revise.
MANILA, Feb 28 Philippine President Rodrigo
Duterte is expected to choose a successor soon to complete the
six-year term of central bank governor Nestor Espenilla, who
died on Feb. 23 after a battle with cancer.
MANILA Philippine journalists planned to hold a rally on Friday in support of media freedom after the arrest of an award-winning head of a news website sparked condemnation of the government.
MANILA The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail on Thursday, a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel charges that critics say is a government effort to bully journalists. | Video
MANILA, Feb 14 Lawyers for a Philippine news
website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte
sought bail on Thursday after the arrest of its chief executive
on libel charges drew condemnation from free press advocates.
MANILA The award-winning head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte was arrested on Wednesday on libel charges, the latest in a series of legal cases against perceived adversaries of the government.