ASEAN fast-tracking Code of Conduct on South China Sea - DFA Sun, Feb 19, 2017, 8:10 PM | Philippines News Agency | With Reuters
McCain: How to get started as a dictator? Suppress free press. Sun, Feb 19, 2017, 5:35 PM | Reuters
US carrier group patrols in tense South China Sea Sun, Feb 19, 2017, 12:11 PM | Reuters
El Niño could return in second half of 2017: WMO Fri, Feb 17, 2017, 1:53 AM | Tom Miles, Reuters
In blow to US, Malaysia to buy navy vessels from China 29-October-16, 08:39 AM | Tom Allard and Joseph Sipalan, Reuters READ MORE
PRESIDENTS DAY NOT | Thousands of anti-Trump protesters cry 'not my president' 9:46 am | Agence France-Presse The Not-My Presidents-Day protests aim to show grassroots opposition to the Republican president remains fervent one month after his January 20 inauguration.
China wields stick with North Korea, but is still pushing for talks 11:42 pm | Ben Blanchard and Philip Wen, Reuters With the suspension of all North Korean coal imports, China has wielded a big stick…
Iraqi forces battle their way toward Mosul airport 11:17 pm | Stephen Kalin and Maher Chmaytelli, Reuters US-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul's…
Airport killing seen on CCTV, probe strains Malaysia-North Korea ties 6:46 pm | Rozanna Latiff and Joseph Sipalan, Reuters Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday his government's investigation of the killing of…
Vietnamese sailor killed, 7 abducted in Philippine pirate attack 4:42 pm | Reuters Gunmen in southern Philippine waters killed one crewman of a Vietnamese vessel and abducted seven…
BREAKING NEWS as of Tue, Feb 21, 2017, 3:29 PM Lacson to probe DDS existence; HRW urges UN to investigate Duterte's war on drugs WATCH | Good coffee at P900 (US$18) per cup – in Brooklyn, that is 'NUMERO UNONG KRIMINAL' | De Lima to Pinoys: Stand up vs Duterte, it's time for another EDSA PRESIDENTS DAY NOT | Thousands of anti-Trump protesters cry 'not my president' Global arms sales reach highest level since end of Cold War: study EU welcomes nomination of members of Bangsamoro Transition Commission DENR Chief Lopez stands by call to shut mines as review begins China wields stick with North Korea, but is still pushing for talks Iraqi forces battle their way toward Mosul airport No hard feelings, says Speaker's wife as congressional spouses move office out of Batasan 'Right to peace' | Move quickly to prevent more bloodshed, experts tell government and MILF From 21 ‘heinous offenses’, House whittles down to 3 the crimes to be covered by death penalty COMELEAK REDUX | NPC probing another large scale data breach at Comelec Oil firms to hike prices of gasoline, kerosene on Tuesday UNPRECEDENTED FEAT | Andanar unites unorganized Senate reporters
Global arms sales reach highest level since end of Cold War: study Global arms trade in the last five years has reached its highest point since the end of the Cold War, with the United States remaining…
DENR Chief Lopez stands by call to shut mines as review begins Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Regina Lopez said on Monday she stands by her decision to shut more than half the country's…
Oil firms to hike prices of gasoline, kerosene on Tuesday Oil companies will increase gasoline prices by P0.25 per liter and kerosene prices by P0.15 per liter effective on Tuesday (Feb. 21).
Jack Ma's Ant Financial invests in Globe Telecom's Mynt Kraft withdraws $143-B offer to merge with Unilever BSP chief conferred Oustanding Achievement Award by HK's FinanceAsia With copper exports halted by new mining rules row, Freeport Indonesia CEO quits LRT Line 2 Extension won't be completed till 2019 URC, Vitasoy Group in joint venture Peso slides to more than 10-year low vs US dollar; PSEi finishes in the red
Trump should help kick 'Russia's ass': senator 12:26 am | Agence France-Presse US President Donald Trump should come clean and back moves to "kick Russia's ass" for its alleged meddling in last year's US election, senior Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday.
Trump refers to non-existent Sweden terror incident 12:01 am | Agence France-Presse US President Donald Trump was speaking to supporters on Saturday when he apparently referred to the Scandinavian country as the site of a terror incident -- the latest example of his administration naming a non-existent attack.
ASEAN fast-tracking Code of Conduct on South China Sea - DFA 8:10 pm | Philippines News Agency | With Reuters The Association of Southeast Asian Nations here is fast-tracking the framework of the Code of Conduct (COC) to address the mounting tensions in the South China Sea.
McCain: How to get started as a dictator? Suppress free press. 5:35 pm | Reuters US Senator John McCain, defending the media against the latest attack by President Donald Trump, warned suppressing that the free press was 'how dictators get started.' He told his interviewer he "hated the press," but added, "the fact is we need you."
US carrier group patrols in tense South China Sea 12:11 pm | Reuters A United States aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the South China Sea amid growing tension with China over control of the disputed waterway and concerns it could become a flashpoint under the new US administration.
With copper exports halted by new mining rules row, Freeport Indonesia CEO quits 9:29 am | Reuters Chappy Hakim, chief executive of miner Freeport-McMoran Inc's Indonesian unit, has resigned, the company said on Saturday, after the parent firm declared force majeure on copper concentrate shipments from its Grasberg mine in Papua.
North Korea female agents are regime's weapon of choice: defector 12:46 am | Park Chan-Kyong, Agence France-Presse North Korean female assassins, armed with good looks and poison tools, are now the weapon of choice for a ruthless regime stalking its opponents, a high-profile defector told AFP on Thursday, after the latest apparent assassination.
Malaysia rejects North Korean demand to hand over Kim Jong-Nam’s body 12:12 am | M. Jegathesan, Agence France-Presse Malaysia Friday rejected Pyongyang's demand that it hand over the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader, saying it would only be released when his family provide DNA samples.
China wraps up naval drills with 3 warships in South China Sea 8:48 pm | Christian Shepherd, Reuters Three Chinese warships on Friday wrapped up a week of scheduled training exercises in the South China Sea, state media said, shortly after China's sole aircraft carrier tested its weapons in the disputed region.
Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested as South Korean corruption probe deepens 7:14 pm | Hyunjoo Jin and Joyce Lee, Reuters Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the technology giant and standard-bearer for Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Imagine a day in America without immigrants: walkout called vs Trump policies 8:20 am | Reuters NEW YORK - Dozens of restaurants, bars and other businesses in cities around the United States shut their doors on Thursday to show support for 'A Day Without Immigrants,' a walkout aimed at protesting President Donald Trump's policies.
El Niño could return in second half of 2017: WMO 1:53 am | Tom Miles, Reuters El Niño weather conditions could return to heat up the planet later this year, although neutral conditions are slightly more likely, the U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in a statement on Thursday.