Friday 20th October, 2017

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Deaths of 2 Philippine Rebel Leaders Raise Prospects for Lifting Martial Law

Manila Metro

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The slaying this week of two key Muslim rebel leaders during a prolonged fight with troops in the Philippines will help ...

Philippines' Duterte Declares Marawi Freed From 'Terrorist Influence'

Manila Metro

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the southern city of Marawi 'liberated from the terrorist influence' after a five-month battle to retake the southern city ...

Philippine Military Pushes to Defeat Last Marawi Fighters

Manila Metro

MARAWI, PHILIPPINES - Gunfire rang out sporadically and explosions thudded as Philippine soldiers fought Tuesday to gain control of the last pocket of Marawi ...

Al-Jaafari: Support provided to Israel by some states made it go far in committing war crimes

Manila Metro

New York, SANA - Syria's permanent representative to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari stressed that the support provided to Israel by the Security Council permanent member ...

Al-Jaafari: Support offered to Israel makes it arrogant to perpetrate war crimes

Manila Metro

New York, SANA-Syria's permanent representative to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari, said on Wednesday that the support offered to Israel by UN permanent member-states makes it ...

5 months of Marawi siege reveals Philippine city in ruins

News & Observer

Smoke rises from the city as explosions continue to reverberate in Marawi, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte declared its liberation in the southern Philippines, ...

Western Union seeks local partners to expand Philippine money transfer network

GMA News

The company is banking on strong remittances from overseas Filipinos. 'Our model ... now is we work with our agents to expand distribution. We ...

Peso slips on foreign selling in Philippine shares

GMA News

The local currency lost 7.5 centavos to close at P51.405:$1 from 51.330 on Tuesday. 'We saw net foreign selling on the PSE. Therefore, they ...

'Unique' Filipino heritage is Winwyn's edge in Reina Hispanoamericana 2017

GMA News

'I';m Asian. I think that';s my edge. We have a really unique heritage; we';re basically also Spanish, since our words are assimilated, our cultures are ...

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Bullying and sexual harassment won't be tolerated on Twitter

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the social media platform will unveil a stronger set of rules against sexual harassment and ...

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