But Beijing's finance ministry rejects the assessment, saying Moody's had used an 'inappropriate' method to assess risks
(UPDATED) A classified transcript obtained by Rappler via US-based The Intercept, shows that President Rodrigo Duterte views North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un as the 'madman' of this generation
The object had not been identified and its radar course was being investigated, the military says in a statement
'The context was not threatening each other that we'll go to war,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says
(UPDATED) The trial is the final act in the drama that engulfed Park Geun-Hye, the daughter of a dictator who went on to be elected president herself before she was sacked by the country's top court in March
At the 8th Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, both Germany and China say the United States leaving the agreement would not benefit it economically
A privately held company of the Sy family, owner of China Bank and BDO Unibank, has been buying shares of RCBC, a Yuchengco-led bank
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All official maps and charts of the Philippines will now use the name 'Philippine Rise' to refer to the 13-million-hectare underwater plateau near Aurora
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV asks why the Philippines is rejecting the European Union's supposed interference, but allowing China to make threats
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Taiwan does not receive an invitation to the World Health Assembly in Geneva for the first time in 8 years
This comes after China reportedly threatened the Philippines with war if it 'forces the issue' of the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea
(4th UPDATE) South Korea describes the launch as 'reckless and irresponsible' while the US military stresses 'ironclad commitment' to defend its allies
The decision to name Mika Reyes team captain of the national team wasn’t that hard for national team head coach Francis Vicente and his staff
China lifts a ban on 27 Philippine tropical fruit export companies after President Rodrigo Duterte declared his 'separation' from the United States during a visit to Beijing in October
The losses are comparable to the number of US assets lost in the Soviet Union and Russia because of the betrayals of two infamous spies, Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen
Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario also says China 'has strongly declared that it is might that will trump what is right'
'Related remarks from the US side are inconsistent with fact,' says the Chinese Ministry of Defense
Daniel is set to star in 'Escape From Pretoria,' a film based on Tim Jenkin's account of his escape from the notorious Pretoria Maximum Security Prison
The US aircraft, a WC-135 Constant Phoenix, is conducting a 'routine mission' in international airspace on May 17 when it was intercepted by two Chinese Sukhoi SU-30 fighter aircraft, the Air Force says in a statement
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano also praises China and Japan for helping the Philippines 'without conditions'
(UPDATED) The Philippine President claims he was told by China's Xi Jinping: 'If you force the issue, we will go to war'
The President slams former DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario for criticizing his foreign policy, especially on the South China Sea dispute
The Code of Conduct in the South China Sea should be a non-legally binding 'gentleman's agreement,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says
The two countries are at odds over a group of small uninhabited islands in the East China Sea administered as the Senkakus by Japan but claimed as the Diaoyus by China
Bones retrieved Tuesday from the third floor of the salvaged ship matched X-rays and dental records from Huh Da-Yun, the maritime ministry says in a press statement
Can two long-time allies and another friendly force beat two seemingly allied superpowers?
'We're willing to work with South Korea to preserve the hard-won results, properly handle disputes, put China-South Korea relations back onto a normal track,' says Chinese President Xi Jinping
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Captain Roy Cuesta recounts his ordeal during the 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff that prompted the Philippines to sue China before an arbitral tribunal in The Hague
'The Philippines welcomes the completion of the drafting of the framework of the Code of Conduct,' the DFA says
The tourist faces charges for violating Republic Act 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998
It is part of a raft of legislative measures drafted by China in recent years that grant the government formal authority to crack down on perceived threats to domestic stability, including laws on national security, espionage and cybersecurity
President Moon Jae-In turns emotional at the ceremony to remember the victims of the 1980 massacre in Gwangju
A University of South Wales cybersecurity researcher says that China is particularly vulnerable because majority of the country's computer users rely on pirated software
(UPDATED) Under a controversial law, all female imperial family members lose their royal status upon marriage to a commoner. This law doesn't apply to male royals.
The island where the accident took place was part of the small Natuna archipelago, where there have been repeated clashes between Chinese and Indonesian vessels.
'A dictator once mortgaged our future to imperialist powers and bankrupted this nation. We cannot let another dictator do that again.'
Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa says the possible gift from China comes with no strings attached
'We are living in the reality where there is a high possibility of military clashes' along the disputed sea border off the Koreas' west coast or along the heavily-fortified land frontier that divides them, President Moon Jae-In says
Increases from other areas including Southeast Asia are not enough to offset the steep fall in Chinese visitors
Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the Pacific Command, says the international community should act with a sense of urgency
It's no secret President Rodrigo Duterte dislikes tycoon Roberto Ongpin. But Duterte's friendly approach toward China may be the key Ongpin has long been waiting for to unlock a natural gas windfall in the South China Sea.
The incoming Philippine Foreign Secretary says 'there are ideas that are practical and good but not necessarily legal'
Taiwan's visa-free privilege for Filipinos will begin in September instead of June this year
Leaders who participated in China's Belt and Road Forum lay down 'cooperation principles' for the Belt and Road Initiative
'There is no need to borrow from China. It is cheaper to produce and maintain [defense equipment] locally than to import them,' says Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto
'These inaccurate statements have seriously misled public opinion, caused panic among teachers and students, and affected the normal order of instruction and life,' the China Education and Research Network says, giving no further details