WATCH | Duterte, in China, announces 'separation' from US as he and Xi pledge friendship Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 6:19 PM | Agence France-Presse
PNP chief angered, saddened by violent dispersal; 9 officers sacked Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 4:57 PM | Thom Andrade and Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon
MEL STA. MARIA | Be careful with China, Mr. President Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 9:16 AM | Atty. Mel Sta. Maria
8 dead, 2 missing from ‘Lawin's’ wrath: NDRRMC Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 1:43 PM | JJ Landingin and Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Philippines News Agency
AIM metro Survey: Socioeconomic instability stokes crime, insecurity Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 6:49 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon
FOCUS | Duterte's China trip can help boost the new Maritime Silk Road in the region 21-October-16 12:56 AM | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
WATCH | Duterte, in China, announces 'separation' from US as he and Xi pledge friendship Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 6:19 PM | Agence France-Presse UPDATE 7:19 PM-President Rodrigo Duterte and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping pledged to enhance trust and deepen cooperation Thursday, Chinese officials said, as Manila's new leader seeks to rebalance his country's diplomacy away from the US.
PNP chief angered, saddened by violent dispersal; 9 officers sacked Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 4:57 PM | Thom Andrade and Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon Philippine National Police Chief, Director General Ronald 'Bato' de la Rosa expresses anger and sadness after watching video footage of the violent dispersal of anti-American protesters in front of the United States Embassy in Manila Wednesday.
Philippines, China sign 13 bilateral agreements Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 9:34 PM | Jelly F. Musico, Philippines News Agency The Philippines and China on Thursday signed 13 bilateral cooperation agreements ranging from areas of production capacity to infrastructure, to agriculture and to maritime cooperation.
BREAKING NEWS as of Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 8:29 AM 2 gunmen slain, 3 soldiers hurt in Maguindanao clashPAL, CebuPac cancel flightsFOCUS | Online sharing a treasure trove for snoopsANALYSIS | US has few good options responding to DuterteIn US, 'walking while trans' can be a death sentenceSaudi-led coalition violated humanitarian law with double air strike in Yemen - UNWATCH | ‘Lawin’ claims 6 lives in BenguetWATCH | Supertyphoon ‘Lawin’ leaves trail of destruction in its wakeFolks along Agno River forced to evacuate after San Roque Dam releases excess waterChina commits more than US$9B for Philippine development, drug rehabJapan apologizes anew to Filipinos over World War II atrocitiesDid it crash or land? Search on for Europe's Mars craftFOCUS | Duterte's China trip can help boost the new Maritime Silk Road in the regionChina lifts travel advisories against PhilippinesWATCH | Duterte, Xi agree to pursue bilateral talks to settle WPS dispute
China commits more than US$9B for Philippine development, drug rehab Chinese President Xi Jin-ping on Thursday committed more than $9 billion in concessionary loan or soft loan to the Philippines for development projects, including drug…
China lifts travel advisories against Philippines China has lifted all travel advisories issued to its citizens traveling to the Philippines, a Chinese foreign official said on Thursday.
Peso ends Thursday better vs US dollar; PSEi sheds anew Mixed data from the US resulted in the sideways close of the Philippine peso Thursday but risk-off sentiment due to the ongoing European Central Bank…
China, Philippines to sign $13.5 billion in deals: Trade Secretary Lopez Saudi Arabia raises $17.5B in first international bond offering: HSBC 'UNLI DATA PLANS' | T-Mobile agrees to US$48M settlement over transparency breach BSP reminds public on end-December '16 deadline to swap old paper bills PSEi, PH peso gain on risk-on sentiments Clark AeroPark campus buildings nearing completion Australian tycoon Packer 'deeply concerned' for Crown Resorts staff held in China
8 dead, 2 missing from ‘Lawin's’ wrath: NDRRMC Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 1:43 PM | JJ Landingin and Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Philippines News Agency (UPDATE) The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday evening that eight persons have been reported killed while two were missing in the wake of supertyphoon “Lawin” (international name: Haima) that exited the country in the evening.
WATCH | Govt teams race to bury rotting bodies; number of cadavers from QC mortuary reaches 200 Wed, Oct 19, 2016, 10:57 PM | Dale de Vera, News5 | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com Teams from the Quezon City Health department, aided by police, the local civil registrar, and barangay officials have thus far recovered 200 cadavers from the funeral home in la Loma district where authorities discovered unclaimed bodies in various stages of decomposition Tuesday.
Vietnam gives thumbs-up to US regional role as pivot stumbles Tue, Oct 18, 2016, 7:44 PM| My Pham, Reuters Vietnam supports US "intervention" in the Asia-Pacific if it helps keep peace and stability, the defense ministry said, in a timely endorsement of a continued US presence amid uncertainty over Washington's faltering "pivot".
WATCH | Lawmakers seek probe of violent rally dispersal in front of US Embassy Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 12:54 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon | Marlene Alcaide, News5 The Makabayan bloc of legislators on asks the House of Representatives to investigate the violent dispersal of national minorities and other protesters to break up Wednesday's rally at the US Embassy.
House panel votes 32-7 approving Con-Ass mode for amending Charter Wed, Oct 19, 2016, 2:57 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE, 3:20 P.M) Voting 32-7, with three abstentions, the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments approved a motion for Congress to constitute itself into a constituent assembly to propose amendments to the 1987 Constitution.
In pivot to China, beware the tender trap and don't junk old friends - solons to Duterte Tue, Oct 18, 2016, 6:14 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com As President Rodrigo Duterte turns to China for military and economic partnership, independent lawmakers said Tuesday the Philippines should not ditch its 'reliable, traditional allies' such as the United States.
China commits more than US$9B for Philippine development, drug rehab Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 1:52 AM| Philippines News Agency Chinese President Xi Jin-ping on Thursday committed more than $9 billion in concessionary loan or soft loan to the Philippines for development projects, including drug rehabilitation programs, as part of mutual efforts to sustain the momentum of enhanced bilateral ties.
Fury at debate as Trump refuses pledge to respect a Clinton win Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 3:27 PM| Agence France-Presse Turning his final presidential debate appearance into an unprecedented assault on US political convention, Donald Trump refused Wednesday to say that he would respect a Hillary Clinton victory in November.
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