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China is unwilling to compromise over its extensive claims to the South China Sea. Source: Wikimedia Hanoi has accused Beijing of endangering civilian flights over the...

Manila axes child dengue jabs

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Malaysian woman released by Abu Sayyaf

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Presidential hopeful in trouble for rape joke

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Duterte sworn in at low-key ceremony

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Australia offers Duterte military help 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been offered Australian help to train the Philippine military in its fight against Islamist extremists, according to Canberra's foreign...

Drug death toll nears 2,000

UN drugs boss Agnes Callamard has managed to offend to offend Rodrigo Duterte, adding her name to an increasingly long list. Source: Flickr Approaching 2,000...

Duterte ready to attack communists 

New People's Army has been fighting for almost 50 years. Source: YouTube Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is abandoning peace talks with communist insurgents...

Manila talks down China tensions 

The Philippines and China have played down a warning by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that Beijing would go to war if the Philippines drilled...

Duterte-Obama meeting in doubt

Barack Obama experienced an amicable relationship with the previous president, Benigno Aquino. Source: Wikimedia The Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has called his US counterpart and...

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