Sunday, January 20, 2019

Obama slur no bar to Duterte’s popularity – Record approval ratings while slums drenched...

MANILA: Despite foul-mouthed tirades, international outrage and a public spat with Barack Obama, Rodrigo Duterte is the most popular politician in the Philippines. As the...

Indonesian official wants Philippine-style drug war

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s anti-drugs chief has supported implementing a bloody crackdown on traffickers like the war on crime in the Philippines that has left almost...

Philippines’ Duterte vows to eat militants – Crime war claiming 44 lives a day:...

VIENTIANE: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to personally tear apart and eat Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants, in a bloodthirsty vow of revenge for...

Duterte spews vulgar tirade against Obama

DAVAO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte crudely insulted Barack Obama yesterday as he vowed not to be lectured by the US leader on human rights...

Bodies pile up in Philippines amid drug war – Rich, poor are all targets...

MANILA: his casket, placed there in keeping with a local tradition to symbolically peck at the conscience of his killers. Cellphone video footage circulating...

Anti-China politicians emerge victorious in Hong Kong vote – Fears grow as Beijing tightens...

HONG KONG: A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing became lawmakers for the first time yesterday in the...

Philippines confirms first case of Zika virus this year

MANILA: The Philippines confirmed yesterday its first case of the Zika virus this year and said it was “highly likely” it had been locally...

Philippines seeks 3 over deadly blast

DAVAO: Philippines police yesterday were searching for three people wanted for questioning over the bombing of a night market in President Rodrigo Duterte's hometown...

Malaysia expects more Zika cases as virus spreads in Southeast Asia – First case...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is bracing for more Zika cases, officials said yesterday, after detecting the first locally infected patient, which could further stretch a...

Duterte declares ‘state of lawlessness’ after attack

DAVAO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a nationwide “state of lawlessness” yesterday after suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists detonated a bomb that killed 14 people...

Where’s Zika going next? Maybe India or Philippines – The spread of Zika a...

LONDON: Scientists trying to predict the future path of Zika say that 2.6 billion people living in parts of Asia and Africa could be...

Duterte warns returning workers: Don’t do drugs

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, heavily criticized for a brutal anti-narcotics drive in which hundreds have been killed, yesterday welcomed home more than 100...

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