Philippines to keep US ties but will not be subservient - DFA chief Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 10:13 PM | Karen Lema, Reuters
Trump gains on Clinton as poll shows 'rigged election' message resonates Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 10:24 AM | Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker, Reuters
DUTERTE'S VOLTE-FACE | Del Rosario calls pivoting away from US a national tragedy Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 7:39 AM | Carla Lim, News5
Erap, claiming US hand in ouster, worries of same threat to Duterte over China shift Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 10:05 AM | InterAksyon.com
WATCH | MPD shows video proving protesters started violence at US Embassy Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 4:23 AM | Jeff Caparas, News5
WATCH | Trump or Clinton? Duterte says his ‘favorite hero is Putin’ 22-October-16 03:40 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
WATCH | 'Separation from US’ not severing ties, it's independent foreign policy: Duterte Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 2:13 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | With reports from AFP and Reuters UPDATE 2 - While standing pat on his statement of “separating” from the United States, President Rodrigo Duterte clarified he was not cutting ties with the superpower in the interest of the Filipinos, especially those living in America.
READ | Despite UN court victory, PH agrees to bilateral talks with China on sea row Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 5:51 PM | Agence France-Presse UPDATED - Beijing and Manila will resume talks on their South China Sea disputes, both sides said Friday, an apparent diplomatic victory for China after an international tribunal dismissed its claims to the waters. FULL TEXT OF JOINT STATEMENT HERE.
As Duterte embraces China, Japan's Abe set to roll out warm welcome Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 3:09 PM | Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo, Reuters Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans private personal meetings with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Tokyo next week, three sources said, seeking to keep him onside with US-led efforts to contain Beijing's South China Sea ambitions.
BREAKING NEWS as of Sun, Oct 23, 2016, 1:45 AM Russia accuses US-led coalition of 'war crimes' in IraqFloods remain a threat to Central LuzonGroups condemn embassy rally dispersal in protest at PNP Caraga HQPhilippines to keep US ties but will not be subservient - DFA chiefCameroon rail accident toll rises to at least 60Duterte's Brunei visit to boost Philippines' Halal industryMore rains in the east as 'amihan' onset loomsTwo minors drown in Lupao, woman and fetus found in CabanatuanChina slams 'provocative' US sail-by in South ChinaUNFPA: Investing in Filipino girls can more than double their potential incomeWATCH | Typhoon Lawin's trail of destruction; farm, infra damage now at P657.8MENOUGH HUMILITATION | Benguet mayors won't present 'surrenderers' to Bato'MAG-GOOGLE LANG, BES' | Gov't officials lament spread of false info; PCUP pushing socmed literacy3 dead, 3 injured as train runs over sleeping teens in ManilaAt least 19 dead in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia
Duterte's Brunei visit to boost Philippines' Halal industry President Rodrigo Duterte's recent visit to Brunei Darussalam will benefit the emerging Halal industry in the country, particularly in Mindanao.
PSEi, PH peso down on positive news from US Better-than-expected sales of previously owned houses in the US in September 2016 along with the same results in manufacturing business outlook survey hurt the Philippine…
Trade Sec. Lopez 'clarifies' Duterte comments, says trade ties with US to stay The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo…
SEC: no further action needed for Liberty Telecom's tender offer Marcventuers Mining ‘in full and active operation’ - Alcantara China commits more than US$9B for Philippine development, drug rehab China lifts travel advisories against Philippines Peso ends Thursday better vs US dollar; PSEi sheds anew China, Philippines to sign $13.5 billion in deals: Trade Secretary Lopez Saudi Arabia raises $17.5B in first international bond offering: HSBC
China slams 'provocative' US sail-by in South China Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 3:28 PM | Agence France-Presse China has slammed the US for sailing a warship near disputed territory in the South China Sea, saying the move was a 'serious illegal act' and 'deliberately provocative.'
No stranger to less-than-friendly leaders: Next US ambassador to PH was special envoy on N. Korea Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 3:27 PM | InterAksyon.com Incoming US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim faces a huge challenge given President Duterte's hostile rhetoric toward America, but has experience in engaging less-than-friendly leaders, as US special envoy on North Korea policy. He could also provide a reboot of sorts to bilateral ties.
WATCH | Typhoon Lawin's trail of destruction; farm, infra damage now at P657.8M Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 2:23 PM| News5 | With a report from Philippines News Agency (UPDATED) Super typhoon LAWIN (international name Haima, Chinese for sea horse) will be remembered for foisting Tropical Storm Warning Signal Number 5 for the first time ever in Philippine weather forecasting history.
WATCH, THE MEIRING MYSTERY | Duterte admits anger at US fueled by 'rescue' of bomber Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 12:24 AM| InterAksyon.com President Duterte admitted Friday that his resentment against the US partly sprang for its never bothering to explain and apologize for spiriting out of the country a shadowy American who figured in a Davao City explosion when he was still mayor, leaving the investigation in a black hole.
Lanao del Norte’s Kauswagan town bags international peace prize in Colombia Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 12:45 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com The municipality of Kauswagan in Lanao del Norte bagged the first United Cities and Local Governments City of Bogota Peace Prize in Colombia for its 'From Arms to Farms' program, which fought poverty, and fostered peace between its Muslim and Christian populations.
US wants to keep 'very good relationship' with PH: Goldberg Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 8:54 PM| Sammy Martin, Philippines News Agency In spite of President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncement that he wants to separate from the US both in military and economic aspects, the US wants to continue its friendship with the Philippines and is “committed to this relationship.”
WATCH | Duterte says South China Sea may be topic of talks with Japan PM Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 2:43 AM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com UPDATED W/ VIDEO - President Rodrigo Duterte said he might discuss the issue of South China Sea with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he visits Japan next week.
WATCH | Duterte vows to probe embassy rally violence, sets ban on cops' guns near demos Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 2:14 AM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to the bottom of the violent dispersal of protesters at the US Embassy early this week, and said he would prohibit the carrying of firearms by authorities near demonstrations.
VIDEO | Let Love In: Celebrating diversity and a strong community at 2016 Metro Manila Pride March This year's Metro Manila Pride gathered over 5,000 supporters of the LGBTQPIA+ community.
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