Getting out, tariffs push some US manufacturers to exit China
As fresh US tariffs on Chinese imports kick in, Illinois-based phone accessories manufacturer Ben Buttolph has been urgently moving production to other Asian countries despite the cost, inconvenience and deep uncertainty.
Philippines’ Duterte wants 1,700 freed inmates locked up
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, on Wednesday, said 1,700 convicts, who were freed early for good behaviour, should be sent back to prison after questions were raised over the legality of their release.
Duterte to raise territorial claims in talks with China
President Rodrigo Duterte will bring up territorial issues in his Beijing meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Philippines ambassador said on Thursday, as tensions rise over claims to the South China Sea.
Philippine Boy Eaten by Crocodile in Latest Attack
A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday.
Philippines' Duterte urges lawmakers to restore death penalty
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urged lawmakers on Monday to bring back the death penalty as part of his internationally-condemned crackdown on narcotics in which police have already killed thousands.
Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao
Fans in the Philippines on Sunday roared their approval and rose to their feet imitating the punches of Manny Pacquiao as they declared that their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40...
'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over Philippines anti-harassment law
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose rape jokes have sparked outrage in the past, drew fresh flak Tuesday after signing a law against sexual harassment, with campaigners saying his role as the "misogynist-in-chief" would make implementation challenging.
Duterte blasts 'idiot' critics as UN reviews Philippine drug war
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international censure.
Manila says first Filipino 'suicide bomber' behind last month's attack
Philippine security forces confirmed Wednesday that at least one Filipino "suicide bomber" was behind a deadly attack last month, in a first for the Asian country.