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But the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines says Melissa Comiso and Nore Torregosa are Lumad teachers and not New People's Army leaders
Senator Leila de Lima says the Philippine vote against the United Nations resolution supporting democratic transition in Myanmar is not in line with Filipino values
Taiwan remains a sore point to this day among party leaders in Beijing, and the emergence of a growing Taiwanese identity is a headache for Beijing's plans
In NUPL's latest update, there have been 47 judges, prosecutors and lawyers killed since President Rodrigo Duterte took power in 2016
There is no such statement from Senator Risa Hontiveros
(3rd UPDATE) The military says the arrest of Antonia Setias Dizon is a 'major blow' to the communist party, but a labor rights group calls it 'illegal' and a form of 'political harassment'
The authors speculate that the greater health risk in shorter individuals is likely linked to higher liver fat content, and a larger number of risk factors for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes
Senator Bato dela Rosa says the Commission on Human Rights will be offering 'something new' by helping end the alleged recruitment by the NPA of minors
A joint center of operations has been established as part of the agreement for a 'safe zone' between the Turkish border and the Syrian areas controlled by the YPG
Slain forest ranger Bienvinido Veguilla Jr is the 18th environmental defender killed in Palawan, according to the Kalikasan People's Network for the Environment
(UPDATED) The justice secretary finds two Supreme Court cases, one from 1967 and one from 2001, to provide President Rodrigo Duterte the legal basis for his order
The Manobo dictionary app not just aims to educate the Lumad but to empower them as well
As part of the US-Turkey deal to create a 'safe zone' in northern Syria, a joint operations center was set up and there will be joint patrols. Turkey hopes the patrols would start 'as soon as possible.'
'The Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese People's Liberation Army on Thursday morning completed the 22nd rotation since it began garrisoning Hong Kong in 1997,' Xinhua news agency says
Mitch Albom's best-selling novel is coming back to life on the small screen!
Left-handed students get a helping hand from a law that requires schools to use classroom desks suitable for both the left-handed and right-handed
'I'm serving [a] notice to everyone that in the coming months – not really bloody – but there will be a little trouble. We have to finish it. This will make us a magnet to criticisms,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The so-called 'safe zone' agreed by Washington and Ankara aims to create a buffer between the Turkish border and Syrian areas controlled by the Kurdish People's Protection Units
'From the outset, it should be very clear to everybody that we would never do that,' says Ambassador Franz Jessen, head of the European Union Delegation to the Philippines
The 4 Catholic bishops in Negros Island have ordered all parishes to toll the church bells at 8 every evening, until the killings stop
Benjaline Hernandez and Melissa Roxas, both civilians, are neither UP students nor New People's Army members. Roxas is also still alive.
The military says soldiers would be 'engaging' students during information campaigns and lectures, not curtailing their academic freedom
(UPDATED) The military tracks down the graves of 3 men – a soldier, a retired cop, and a tribal chieftain – kidnapped by communist rebels in Bukidnon in 2017
In the sprawling mainland city known for its high-tech market, many Shenzhen residents say they do not support the protests in Hong Kong, which has seen 10 weeks of pro-democracy rallies
China's ambassador to London, Liu Xiaoming, says Beijing will not 'sit by and watch', warning that his government had 'enough solutions and enough power to quell the unrest swiftly'
The security forces could be seen moving in formation inside the stadium, and occasionally running, while others rode around outside on motorbikes
Communist rebels attack a Cafgu detachment in Sallapadan town in Abra at dawn
No details are provided on the size or nature of the safe zone, but the deal appears to provide some breathing room after Turkey threatened an imminent attack on the Kurdish People's Protection Units
Murder charges have been filed in 3 of 11 cases currently being handled by Central Visayas' police office
The trip follows statements from President Rodrigo Duterte that he would reward communist guerrillas who surrender to the government
The NPA camp in Barangay Pigsag-an is the first known rebel camp in the city in recent history
Through the National Commission for Culture and the Arts’ School of Living Traditions, a cultural master teaches the skills and techniques of doing a traditional art or craft
Justice Benjamin Caguioa once warned that if the NPA conflict is upheld as basis to declare martial law, the Philippines may be trapped in a perpetual state of miitary rule
China's People's Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong releases a video showing tanks, helicopters, rocket launchers, and heavily armed troops in an 'anti-riot' drill
'I wholeheartedly support the principles and values of the Progress Singapore Party,' says a Facebook post of Lee Hsien Yang, estranged brother of the Singapore Prime Minister in support of the opposition
'There is need to isolate the culture-appropriate education of the Lumads from the so-called red-tagging of the government in order to avoid violating their constitutionally protected rights,'says Senator Leila de Lima
Is the writ of amparo still an effective remedy in the time of President Rodrigo Duterte?
Army Corporal Fermin Lindahay, a Higaonon who was formerly an NPA rebel between 2004 to 2006, is killed in action
Power for People Coalition calls on the President to come up with an executive order that will formalize his directive for the energy department to fast-track 'the development of renewable energy sources'
In a statement on the NDF website, the communist rebels say the ambush is 'a legitimate act of war'
Article 14 of Hong Kong's garrison law says the city's authorities may ask, 'when necessary', the central government for assistance from the garrison 'in the maintenance of public order and in disaster relief'
The plan calls for more cutting-edge technology in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) arsenal, admitting it 'still lags far behind the world's leading militaries.'
Around 5,350 protesters march along Commonwealth Avenue to share their own version of the state of the nation
Media projections show the results putting the Servant of the People party on track to pick up more than half the parliament's 450 seats
The effigy depicts Duterte at the West Philippine Sea clutching a China flag, a gun, and a bag of cash
(UPDATED) Central Visayas police chief Brigadier General Debold Sinas says the victims, who were intelligence officers, were set up by a contact with links to the New People's Army
A network of environmental groups says 3 years of the Duterte presidency has resulted in the selling out of at least P773 billion worth of the Philippines' sovereign mineral, water, wildlife, and marine resources
Human rights lawyers are on a slight disadvantage because the Court of Appeals has already denied their request for a protection order
Police say the soldiers were conducting a community support program in Arakan town when they were attacked by communist rebels