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 Philippine lawmaker pushes for Duterte impeachment over ''defeatist'' China stance

Philippine lawmaker pushes for Duterte impeachment over ''defeatist'' China stance

Philippines lawmaker filed supplementary charges on Thursday to an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte, accusing him of taking a "defeatist stance" by doing nothing to challenge Beijing's activities in the South China Sea.

Philippines rescues 3 Malaysian kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf

Philippine security forces have rescued three more Malaysian sailors kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf terror group, said Malaysian officials on Monday.

3 kidnapped Malaysians rescued in southern Philippines

The Philippines military says they have rescued three more Malaysian tugboat crewmen held hostage by Muslim militants for eight months in the south of the country.

Philippine drugs war gets complex as Duterte creates new super-agency

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order creating a joint command to mobilise 21 state agencies behind his bloody war on drugs, prioritising "high-value" targets and going after all levels of the illicit trade.

Thousands protest in Manila as President Rodrigo Duterte jails top critic

Thousands protest in Manila as President Rodrigo Duterte jails top critic

Ex-Philippine leader Benigno Aquino joined thousands of people on the streets of Manila today as protests broke out against President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs.

Retired Philippine policeman says worked for ''death squad'' under Duterte

Police carried out killings in the Philippine city of Davao under the instruction of then mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the current president, according to a former policeman who said he was part of a "Davao death squad" tasked with eliminating criminals.

Fire engulfs Philippine slum, thousands homeless

As many as 15,000 people are homeless after a huge fire engulfed an overcrowded slum in Manila

Philippine President ends peace talks with Maoist rebels

Philippine President ends peace talks with Maoist rebels

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has scrapped peace talks with communist insurgents after both the government and the rebels called off unilateral ceasefires aimed at ending a decades-long conflict.

Philippine Maoist rebels say will end five-month ceasefire, accused President of human right abuses

Philippine Maoist rebels said Wednesday they would end a five-month ceasefire, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte`s government of treachery and human rights abuses.

Miss Universe: Have to reciprocate the love, says Sushmita Sen

Miss Universe: Have to reciprocate the love, says Sushmita Sen

Looking at the response, Sushmita Sen said that she has to "reciprocate this love" before sharing her opinion on what are the things she is looking for in a winner.

Undersea earthquake of 7.3 magnitude hits southeast of Philippines: USGS

A major undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Christmas typhoon threatens Philippine capital

 A powerful typhoon threatened to bring heavy rains and winds to the heavily-populated Philippine capital as it dragged its way across the archipelago on Monday, spoiling the Christmas holidays.

Evacuation ordered in Philippines as typhoon approaches

Philippine disaster officials on Saturday ordered people living in coastal villages south of Manila to move to safer places as Typhoon Nock-ten is approaching the country.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte calls UN commissioner an idiot

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte calls UN commissioner an idiot

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte called the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, who this week called for an investigation into the killings the leader admitted to having committed during the 1980's, an idiot.

Philippines' Duterte tells US to prepare to leave the country

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Saturday to prepare for the eventual repeal of a military deal that allows Washington to deploy troops and equipment for exercises in the country.

Philippines detains two for bomb attempt near US embassy

Philippine police have detained two men for an attempted bombing this week near the US embassy that has been blamed on Islamic State sympathisers, an official said on Wednesday.

Manila police safely detonate suspected bomb near US Embassy

Manila police detonated a suspected bomb found on Monday in a trash bin just a few meters (yards) from the US Embassy, snarling morning traffic after authorities closed a portion of a major boulevard where the device was found. 

ISIS-linked militants under siege in Philippine town: Army

Up to 100 Islamist militants from a group behind a deadly bombing in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's home city were on Saturday under siege in a remote mountain town, officials said.

Philippine dictator Marcos to be buried at heroes' cemetery: Police

Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos will be buried on Friday at the heroes` cemetery in Manila, the national police chief said after the Supreme Court cleared the way for his internment 27 years after his death in Hawaii.

Typhoon Haima hits the Philippines, kills 16, displaces thousands

Typhoon Haima hits the Philippines, kills 16, displaces thousands

At least 16 persons were killed in the Philippines due to super typhoon Haima, locally named as Lawin, an official said on Saturday.