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U.K. 'deeply concerned' by Maria Ressa arrest

Feb 15, 2019 - 2:13 PM

'The British government supports a free media,' says British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce

PRESS FREEDOM. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is facing a string of cases under the Duterte administration. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

[OPINION] Why we need to support free media in era of fake news

Feb 08, 2019 - 7:14 PM

As Winston Churchill said, 'A free press is the unsleeping guardian of every other right that free men prize; it is the most dangerous foe of tyranny'

UK envoy 'horrified' by killing of 9 Negros farmers

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:29 AM

British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce says the murder of 9 farm workers in Negros Occidental is 'a tragedy for the victims and their loved ones'

FARMERS' SLAY. British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce condemns the killing of 9 farm workers in Negros Occidental. File photo from Ateneo's Facebook page

Have faith in your own product, outgoing UK envoy tells PH

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

In a Rappler Talk interview British Ambassador Asif Ahmad says he hopes Filipinos will realize what jewel they re sitting on rather than spoiling it

OUTGOING ENVOY. British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad, who is ending his tour of duty in the Philippines, urges Filipinos to 'have faith in their own product.' Screen grab from Rappler Talk

'Understanding of history' can correct anti-Muslim biases – envoy

Jun 10, 2017 - 10:15 PM

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad clarifies that there is no interfaith conflict in the Philippines

VALUE OF DIALOGUE. British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad says Christians and Muslims 'have a lot to learn from each other.' Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

UK names new envoy to PH – and he speaks Tagalog

Jun 01, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Malaking karangalan para sa akin na maging susunod na British ambassador sa Pilipinas says seasoned diplomat Daniel Pruce

NEW AMBASSADOR. Seasoned diplomat Daniel Pruce is set to become the new British ambassador to the Philippines. Photo courtesy of the British embassy

UK envoy: Russia spawned conflicts PH still paying price for

Nov 24, 2016 - 2:17 PM

The Philippines cannot cherrypick the positive attributes of a country and ignore the rest British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad says

'BE OBJECTIVE.' British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad says the Philippines 'cannot cherrypick the positive attributes of a country and ignore the rest.' Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

British envoy hits death penalty: It killed Rizal

Nov 23, 2016 - 5:30 PM

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad also asks What do you do if there s a miscarriage of justice?

DEATH PENALTY? British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad criticizes the death penalty as he cites the possible miscarriage of justice, among other things. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

UK envoy to Philippines hits media killings

Jun 04, 2016 - 8:00 AM

At the same time British Ambassador Asif Ahmad tells Rappler journalists need to be a bit more honest about what they re doing

'NEVER JUSTIFIED.' British Ambassador Asif Ahmad condemns media killings at a time when the issue has drawn more attention in the Philippines. Screen grab from Rappler video

Philippines, UK to sign new defense agreement

Jan 18, 2016 - 7:32 PM

British Ambassador Asif Ahmad says the South China Sea dispute – plus more – prompted the two countries to expand a previous deal