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Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found

Photo Filipino workers just back from Kuwait filled out paperwork on Monday at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The government said it would help workers who want to return do so. [...]
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Philippines Says Hague Tribunal Will Investigate Duterte Over Drug War

“I am elated and vindicated,” Mr. Sabio said. He said he was “confident we will hurdle this first big step, and hopefully a warrant of arrest will be issued by the I.C.C. against Duterte and his cohorts.” Mr. Duterte, who has [...]
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Tropical Storm in Philippines Kills Scores and Leaves Dozens Missing

2 months ago | 0 comment
Photo Rescuers evacuated residents during heavy flooding in Cagayan de Oro city in the Philippines on Saturday. Credit Reuters MANILA — A tropical [...]
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Philippines Extends Martial Law in South for Another Year

2 months ago | 0 comment
In his request to Congress, Mr. Duterte said that while Islamist militants had been beaten back from Marawi, military intelligence had tracked Islamic State-linked gunmen spreading to other parts of Mindanao, the country’s main southern [...]
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ISIS Threat in Philippines Spreads in Remote Battles

4 months ago | 0 comment
The rebel force has welcomed the Marawi offensive and has helped divert the army’s attention by attacking nearby civilian communities. In June, as heavy fighting was going on in Marawi, BIFF militants briefly held more than 30 students [...]
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Philippines Retreats From Threat to Expel E.U. Envoys

5 months ago | 0 comment
In Mr. Duterte’s angry pronouncement on Thursday, the president said, “You think that we are a bunch of morons here. Because we can have the diplomatic channel cut tomorrow. You leave my country in 24 hours. All. All of you.” Photo [...]
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In City of Ruins, Philippines’ Battle Against ISIS Rages On

6 months ago | 0 comment
The military said last week that it had cleared Marawi’s grand mosque, which the militants had used as a headquarters and where they were initially believed to have taken dozens of hostages. Afterward, Mr. Duterte visited to try to [...]
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In Philippines, Doubts About Police Raid That Killed a Mayor

7 months ago | 0 comment
“It is yet another proof of how Duterte’s policy flouts human rights, due process and the rule of law and further reinforces the cases of crimes against humanity filed against him,” said Mr. Trillanes, who was involved in filing [...]
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Nobody Tell Trump About Philippines Bill Requiring ‘Enthusiastic’ Singing Of National Anthem

8 months ago | 0 comment
‘Please, no tongue. I’m not that kind of banner.’ This one worries us a bit, knowing how much Donald Trump admires Rodrigo Duterte, murderous nationalist president of the Philippines: That country’s House of Representatives passed a [...]
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Dispatch From Manila: Hard Life Among the Dead in the Philippines

8 months ago | 0 comment
MANILA — Manila North Cemetery, opened in 1904, is one of the oldest and largest in the Philippines. Its elaborate mausoleums and endless rows of humble, stacked tombs are home to an estimated one million of the dead — and a few thousand [...]