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Philippines , Saturday 24 February 2018

News Philippines: Philippines: Suspect in Filipina's freezer death arrested

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/23/philippines-suspect-in-filipinas-freezer-death-arrested.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine foreign secretary says one of two suspects in the gruesome death of a Filipina housemaid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in an apartment in Kuwait has been arrested in Lebanon. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter ...

News Philippines: Suspect in Filipina's death in Kuwait arrested, wife sought

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/philippines-suspect-filipinas-freezer-death-arrested-53302897
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

After attending Demafelis's wake on Thursday in her hometown of Sara in the central Philippines, Duterte told reporters the ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait would continue and could be expanded to other countries. Duterte said Demafelis ...

News Philippines: America's Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-ramiro-duterte-philippines_us_5a8f3c57e4b01e9e56b9cae1
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

That union in the 1980s allowed the Marcos dictatorship to last 14 years, despite Marcos’ notoriety for murdering over 3,000 people as well as jailing 70,000 and torturing 34,000 of his political rivals and other innocent people. Reagan stood by his ...

News Philippines: Thousands protest deadly drug war in the Philippines

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/thousands-protest-deadly-drug-war-in-the-philippines/ar-BBJwolS
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Manila to protest Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, which has left thousands of people dead, and to express their opposition to plans to change the Constitution. Catholic groups held a predawn "walk ...

News Philippines: Philippines summons US envoy over Duterte 'threat' report

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/philippines-summons-us-envoy-over-duterte-threat-report-110545750.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Philippine government summoned the US ambassador over an American intelligence report that listed President Rodrigo Duterte and his deadly war on drugs as a "regional threat", Manila said Friday. US envoy Sung Kim met Duterte's chief aide on Thursday ...

News Philippines: Etheridge and Philippines dreaming of English Premier League

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2018/02/22/etheridge-and-philippines-dreaming-of-english-premier-league/110700162/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Philippines goalkeeper Neil Etheridge has been in touching distance of the English Premier League before, without getting on the pitch. After so much frustration and repeated setbacks, the wait to become the first southeast ...

News Philippines: Philippines Students Gather for Art - and Shot at Guinness Record

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/philippines-students-attempt-record-art-class/4268810.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Nearly 17,000 students in the Philippines gathered in a park in the capital, Manila, on Saturday in a bid to set a record for the world’s biggest art class. Middle school students from about 200 schools listened for about an hour as a teacher taught them ...

News Philippines: Corruption Is Still A Big Problem In The Philippines

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2018/02/21/the-philippines-is-getting-more-corrupt-under-duterte/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s death squads have killed the democratic process in the Philippines, and they haven’t killed the system that reproduces and perpetuates corruption. In fact, the Philippines is getting more corrupt under Duterte, dropping 13 ...

News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte suggests news site Rappler linked to U.S. spies

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media/philippines-duterte-suggests-news-site-rappler-linked-to-u-s-spies-idUSKCN1G61C1?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday stood by his decision to ban domestic news outlet Rappler from his events, accusing it of trying to undermine his government, probably with the backing of the U.S. Central Intelligence ...

News Philippines: Will the Philippines Ever Realize its Submarine Dream?

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/will-the-philippines-ever-realize-its-submarine-dream/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

This week, the Philippines’ new naval chief grabbed headlines when he said that the country should pursue submarines as part of its military modernization not only to add to its limited capabilities, but also to gain the respect of other regional actors.