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27 Oct 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked him to explain his anti-American rhetoric during summit talks.
26 Oct 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he wants US troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defence pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary.
26 Oct 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was set Wednesday to persuade Japanese executives his country is "open for business", after upending traditional alliances by insulting the US and making overtures to China.
25 Oct 2016
President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged foreign businesses in the Philippines worried about his deadly drug war to "pack up and leave", as he launched another anti-American tirade before flying to Japan to attract investments.
24 Oct 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiery rhetoric and deadly crime war are becoming a growing concern around the world, the top US envoy for Asia warned on Monday in Manila.
21 Oct 2016
President Rodrigo Duterte's shock "separation" from the United States has thrown Philippine foreign policy into confusion, with the Americans saying they are baffled and some of his top aides contradicting him.
20 Oct 2016
Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte declared his "separation" from longstanding ally the United States in Beijing on Thursday, as he rebalances his country's diplomacy towards China.
20 Oct 2016
Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping pledged to enhance trust and deepen cooperation Thursday, Chinese officials said, as Manila's new leader seeks to rebalance his country's diplomacy away from the US.
19 Oct 2016
China offered fresh praise for visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, lauding "friendly" relations as the combative leader reconfigures his country's diplomatic alliances.
17 Oct 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to hold military exercises with China but not longtime ally the United States, Chinese media quoted him Monday as saying on the eve of a state visit.
16 Oct 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Sunday he will not "barter" away territory and economic rights ahead of a visit to Beijing, where he hopes to mend ties frayed by a row over the South China Sea.
14 Oct 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday defended his threat to kill criminals as "perfect" and vowed no let-up in his war on crime, as the death toll surged past 3,700.


Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, received a heroic welcome as thousands of residents in his home-town of Iperu-Remo in Ikenne Local Council, trooped out to congratulate him over his re-election into office for second term.
Ekiti State doctors, under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP), which is an affiliate of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), has given the state government a one-month ultimatum over alleged pay disparity with their counterparts in tertiary health institutions in the state, otherwise they would proceed on strike.
9 mins ago
Despite budgeting millions of naira for water treatment and distribution plants, many states have either not been properly maintained or expanded to meet the growing population.
11 mins ago
Former Minister of State for Information and Communication, Ibrahim Nakande, has appealed to elected members of the House of Representatives from the North Central to adopt the Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Idris Wase, as consensus candidate for the position of Speaker in the 10th Assembly. According to Nakandze, with the North Central positioned for the Speaker’s…
11 mins ago
The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), has said the changing nature of the security landscape in the country and across the world over the last three decades has necessitated the broadening of the NSA’s mandate to accommodate the needs of emerging security threats.