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‘Tino’ intensifies as it leaves PAR

Added: 17.11.2017 23:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

"Tino" intensified into a tropical storm as it completely leaves the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Sunday morning, the weather bureau said Saturday.


'War crimes' in fight over Philippines' Marawi: Amnesty

Added: 17.11.2017 10:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

State forces and ISIL-linked fighters have committed abuses that 'amount to war crimes', Amnesty International says.


Fact Check: Trump's bizarre plane story

Added: 16.11.2017 23:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with, on President Trump's claim that former President Obama "never got to land" in the Philippines. More at


UN Calls For Myanmar To Give Citizenship To Rohingya, Cease Military Operations

Added: 16.11.2017 13:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

A United Nations General Assembly committee called on Myanmar to end the military operations that have “led to the systematic violation and abuse of human rights” for the Rohingya Muslims in the country's Rakhine state bordering Bangladesh on Thursday, according to Reuters. The move was a revival of a UN resolution that was abandoned last year due to the country's progress on human rights, but the General Assembly's Third Committee, which focuses on human rights, voted 135 in favor, 10 against with 26 abstentions on the drafted text. Those voting "no" included Myanmar's close neighbor, China, as well as Russia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Laos. The move also requested that UN...

China and Philippines agree to settle dispute: War averted for now

Added: 16.11.2017 9:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

CHINA and the Philippines have agreed to avoid force to resolve their differences over the South China Sea, according to a joint statement issued by China at the end of a visit to Manila by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.


'Budgie smugglers' arrested trying to sneak 125 exotic birds out of Indonesia

Added: 16.11.2017 8:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Four alleged smugglers have been arrested after police discovered 125 exotic birds squashed inside pipes on their way to the Philippines.

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The U.S. vs. China: How the Power Games Are Playing Out in Asia

Added: 16.11.2017 7:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

China’s growing ambition and President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ policies have diminished U.S. influence in some Asian countries. This video takes a look at the impact on countries including South Korea, the Philippines and Japan.

Trump's bizarre claim that Obama 'never got to land' in the Philippines

Added: 15.11.2017 3:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

The president has concocted a fantasy that has no basis in reality.

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WATCH: World leaders arrive at gala dinner hosted by Philippine Pres. Duterte

Added: 15.11.2017 1:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Trump is wrapping up a 13-day tour of Asia at the ASEAN summit in Manila, where world leaders wore Philippine formal attire.


Fact Check: Did Obama 'never get to land' in the Philippines, as Trump says?

Added: 15.11.2017 1:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Trump's claim doesn't make much sense — Obama canceled a meeting, not a trip, and by then, he had already traveled to the Philippines twice as president.

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