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Mexico's Lopez Obrador talks of new relationship in letter to Trump
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador publishes the letter 'so that all Mexicans know our position on the new relationship we want' with the United States
Lopez Obrador: Mexico's next president is 'stubborn' leftist
Lopez Obrador, 64, is one of the most divisive figures in Mexican politics: his critics hate him as fervently as his fans love him
FACT CHECK: Labor groups not shamed by signed EO on contractualization
While Duterte signed an EO on contractualization on Labor Day, labor groups who rallied at Mendiola say the order backed employers, not Filipino workers
Lorenzana against peace talks: 'I don't know the purpose of this'
'Because we have been talking with them for the past several decades. Nothing is happening,' says a weary Delfin Lorenzana
Duterte says PH to get 5,000 firearms from 'friendly country'
The firearms from the 'friendly country' will come in the face of the 'boycott of America of our needs,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
Lawmakers hit Duterte ban on Rappler's Pia Ranada
This is part of 'a creeping dictatorship,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Duterte slammed for saying condoms 'not pleasurable'
'President Duterte should stop making thoughtless, reckless, and irresponsible statements at the expense of public health,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
Malacañang urges Filipinos to support martial law extension in Mindanao
(UPDATED) 'We ask the public to stand behind the administration and rally behind our defenders to quell the continuing rebellion in Mindanao,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
P18.9-B worth of drugs seized by Duterte's drug war since start – PDEA
Law enforcers conduct a total of 79,492 anti-illegal drugs operations from July 1, 2016 to December 5, 2017
Duterte warns of revolutionary gov't amid 'destabilization'
President Rodrigo Duterte says that this possible revolutionary government will last until the end of his term
Malacañang admits Duterte 'being fed wrong info' on EU
While stressing the need 'for correct reportage,' Malacañang fails to acknowledge its responsibility to relay correct information to President Rodrigo Duterte
Duterte fires 2 Malacañang employees 'for using influence'
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says that 'it is premature to release any names until concerned parties are properly informed'
Duterte says 9,000 cops into drugs amid bloody drug war
This means that 4 in every 100 Filipino policemen use or sell illegal drugs
Duterte links Trillanes 'accounts' to 'destabilization'
President Rodrigo Duterte says an anonymous country is providing him information about Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's supposed bank accounts
Duterte on America: I'd rather be friendly with them now
'Overall, I think the Americans also redeemed themselves a lot,' President Rodrigo Duterte says during the 116th Balangiga Encounter Day in Eastern Samar
Malacañang confident Duterte has 'substantial' evidence vs Trillanes
President Rodrigo Duterte is only out to destroy the accusations of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV not the senator himself says Malacañang
IN PHOTOS: Duterte returns to Marawi
The President visits the city a second time to boost morale of government troops fighting Muslim extremists
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Locals protest Duterte admin's Chico River project
The P2 67 billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project is seen to boost the country s agricultural production but some tribes fear that it will adversely affect their communities
What happens to local government units during martial law?
Local chief executives would have to surrender powers over their units to the national government but to what extent?
Duterte: PH ready to send troops to Bahrain in event of attack
If you want [our] soldiers under your command I m willing to send you one battalion one regiment one division to protect you Just say the word President Rodrigo Duterte recalls telling King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Duterte hits critics who say he 'kills the poor'
President Rodrigo Duterte says: I m sorry You say you re poor; that s not an answer I have a problem: 4 million addicts Do you want 4 million more?
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Despite Duterte foreign policy, Filipinos still trust U.S. the most – poll
The results of a Social Weather Stations survey also shows China and Russia – President Rodrigo Duterte s favored allies – earning the trust of more Filipinos
FULL TEXT: Huwag maging manhid sa mga pagpatay kahit Pasko – Villegas
Mayroon tayong Pasko ngunit patuloy ang pagdanak ng dugo sa ating mga lansangan sabi ni CBCP president at Archbishop Socrates Villegas sa kanyang December 25 pastoral letter
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Pangulo ng Pilipinas, 'chief diplomat' din ayon sa batas
Nakasalalay sa Pangulo maging ang pang araw araw na buhay ng mga overseas Filipino worker OFW sabi ng isang eksperto
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Trabaho ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na magpaka diplomat ayon mismo sa batas ng Pilipinas
Why Duterte needs to act like a diplomat
Based on Philippine laws President Rodrigo Duterte is the country s chief diplomat whether he likes it or not
Duterte admin 'independent' from US, 'bullied' by China?
It s not independent because you move from one strong alliance to another strong alliance a foreign affairs analyst tells Rappler
Duterte wants to rename Malacañang to 'People's Palace'
President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants to make the name change before he steps down in 2022
PH to US: We don't condone unlawful killings
The DFA answers the US embassy s list of concerns under President Rodrigo Duterte but dodges Duterte s remarks against Ambassador Philip Goldberg
US releases rare list of concerns under Duterte
The United States hits President Rodrigo Duterte s gay remarks against Ambassador Philip Goldberg and says it is concerned about extrajudicial killings
SONA 2016: Lawmakers happy Duterte supports their bills
UPDATED Some lawmakers have filed bills on tax reform passport validity and universal health care even before President Rodrigo Duterte mentions them in his SONA
Aquino: Giving up West PH Sea claim 'political suicide'
I don’t think that any Philippine president can afford to give up any portion of territorial sovereignty President Benigno Aquino III tells Time magazine as the incoming Duterte administration eyes bilateral talks with China on the dispute
Aquino off to last ASEAN Summit as president
The President says he is flying to the United States to help to boost the joint strategic partnership between the US and ASEAN
Vatican to Aquino: Ensure peace in Mindanao
The Vatican hopes that parties involved can guarantee stable and lasting peace in the southern Philippines
Palace on Binay: Kailan siya binastos ng Pangulo?
It’s very unbecoming of a public official to speak ill of a President who has treated him very well in the highest possible manner Aquino s spokesman says
In Japan, Aquino to meet Uniqlo CEO
I hope the President can entice the CEO of Uniqlo to do more manufacturing in the Philippines the Philippine envoy to Japan says
Aquino gets highest ratings in Mindanao
This comes as President Benigno Aquino III seeks to end a 4 decade Muslim secessionist movement in the southern Philippines
Aquino to visit Japan amid disputes with China
The Japanese government invites the Philippine president to visit Tokyo as both the Philippines and Japan compete with China over sea and land
Aquino to China president: 'Put yourself in our shoes'
President Benigno Aquino III also says the Philippines and Vietnam are working out the details of a strategic partnership in the face of China s aggression
Aquino fears China fishing ban in disputed sea
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III also hails the G7 for issuing a statement against China s artificial islands in the South China Sea
Aquino aunt slams gov't over ballot stealing charges
Margarita Tingting Cojuangco and 13 others face separate complaints filed by the Commission on Elections law department
'Aquino quit' group: We have no leader, financier
The National Transformation Council denies it is plotting a coup and says it s looking for a David to replace President Benigno Aquino III
Rappler Newscast | September 18, 2014
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Drilon: 'No time' to tackle Aquino's 2nd term
The President s party mate Senate President Franklin Drilon says 3 proposed measures will occupy the calendar of the Senate until the end of 2014
Rappler Newscast | June 24, 2014
Trillanes to Revilla Estrada: Man up stop whining Philippines backs Japan bid to defend allies Egypt under pressure to pardon Al Jazeera journalists
Aquino: 'Natural' to meet senators on Corona
It would ve been irresponsible for him not to counter the pressure that pro Corona groups were allegedly exerting on Revilla Estrada Guingona Recto
'Day of Prayer an Aquino publicity stunt'
He goes on stage with religious leaders 13 years to the day Gloria Arroyo did the same Critics say Aquino has to deal with man made calamities such as the pork barrel