Weeks after promising a government-wide corruption crackdown, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday, November 23, he has 'no authority' to investigate members of the House of Representatives who allegedly make money by picking contractors for…
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Javier C. Hernández
– Nov 23, 2020, 9:22 PM
TAIPEI, Taiwan — President Trump has made cultivating closer ties with Taiwan a critical part of his efforts to counter China's rising influence. He has significantly increased weapons sales to Taiwan's military, vowed to step up economic…
– Nov 24, 2020, 3:46 AM
MANILA — A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) covers the advance payment that President Rodrigo Duterte authorized last week for potential vaccines against COVID-19, his spokesman said Tuesday. Duterte allowed the advance fee for private vaccine…
Claim: The Philippines was ranked as the most peaceful country in the world. Rating: FALSE The facts: The Global Peace Index for 2020, which measures global peacefulness, gave the Philippines a low rank of 129th out of 163 states and territories.
MANILA, Philippines – Leftist leaders and activists on Tuesday, November 24, challenged security officials to back their claims of red-tagging with 'credible proof' that can stand in court, rather than just rely on mere witness statements.