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Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever

Added: 17.07.2019 18:10 | 8 views | 0 comments

Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. 

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Duterte slams critics as he ‘invokes’ Philippine-US defence pact over South China Sea dispute

Added: 17.07.2019 17:27 | 13 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday lashed out at his detractors, accusing them of pushing him to war with Beijing over disputes in the South China Sea, as he invoked a defence treaty with the United States.“Now, I'm calling America, I am invoking the Philippine-US pact. I would like America to gather all their 7th Fleet in front of China,” Duterte said in a television interview.He added that he would go on board with his critics, including Supreme Court Senior Associate… ......

'You must be stupid': Duterte says he won't be tried by international court

Added: 17.07.2019 9:39 | 9 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no let up in a crackdown that he said he was winning and would see through "to the very end".


South China Sea: Philippines can force Beijing to follow international law, US warns

Added: 17.07.2019 0:00 | 19 views | 0 comments

THE Philippines is in a position to ensure the South China Sea’s Code of Conduct is consistent with international law, a US State Department official has said.


Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe

Added: 15.07.2019 7:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion.


Philippine drug war critics hope U.N. probe can dent Duterte's deadly campaign

Added: 14.07.2019 1:56 | 10 views | 0 comments

When Jocelyn Marquez found her missing son, he was in a Manila morgue, his body riddled with bullet wounds.


Cocaine bricks keep washing up in the Philippines

Added: 13.07.2019 12:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Officials say the drugs may have been lost during handovers at sea or dumped en route to Australia.

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Horror earthquake strikes Philippines - thousands affected on Mindanao island

Added: 12.07.2019 23:10 | 31 views | 0 comments

A EARTHQUAKE has of magnitude 5.8 has struck The Philippines according to seismologists.


Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city

Added: 12.07.2019 22:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures. ......

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Duterte Lashes Out At Iceland After UNHRC Resolution, Accusing Icelanders Of 'Eating Ice'

Added: 12.07.2019 19:41 | 14 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland, which was the nation behind a United Nations resolution to investigate his deadly war on drugs, said it was entirely made of ice and was unable to understand the problems in the Philippines on Friday, according to The Rappler. “What is the problem of Iceland? - Ice only. That is your problem. You have too much ice and there is no clear day and night there,” he said at a speech made to honor the 28th anniversary of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology.“So you can understand why there is no crime, no policeman either, and they just go about eating ice," Duterte claimed. “They don’t understand the social, economic, political...

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