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President Rodrigo Duterte has visited China every year of his presidency, while he refuses to visit the United States
Chinese President Xi Jinping says China will give another 50 scholarships for Filipinos, and donate 10,000 tons of rice for typhoon-stricken communities
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Chinese President Xi Jinping says there is wisdom in the saying, 'All creatures may grow together without harming each other'
President Duterte says the Philippines is ready for a 'new chapter of openness' but emphasizes that the relationship with China must be in the spirit of 'respect for sovereign equality'
Faeldon will inherit the problem of alleged continuing drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison and the persistent illness of the national penitentiary which is over-congestion
'China stands ready to work with the Philippines for even greater progress in our relations,' says Chinese President Xi Jinping as he arrives in Manila for a state visit
Ties between the Philippines and China stretch back centuries – but power and money can complicate (not necessarily destroy) even the closest of friendships
Chinese President Xi Jinping writes: "As a Philippine proverb goes, 'Seize today, or you will lose tomorrow.' China will work with the Philippines to seize the opportunity and go along with the trend of our time.'
Rappler lists over 100 agreements and pledges that have been made between Manila and Beijing since President Rodrigo Duterte took office
As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Manila, Rappler takes a look at how Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's 'pivot' to China has materialized
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea says the posts were vacated so that new Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista could select his own team
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Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Francis Pangilinan also seek a Senate probe into the deals that will be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping
Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says it 'is a most welcome development' that President Rodrigo Duterte upheld freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea
The meeting with Fidel Agcaoili and Luis Jalandoni could happen in November, says Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza
(UPDATED) 'Narito, hindi naman umuwi kagabi. He wants to attend the meeting,' says Philippine Ambassador to Papua New Guinea Bienvenido Tejano
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano reacts to President Rodrigo Duterte's statement likening the Magdalo party to ISIS
Eduardo Año speaks to Rappler for his first sit-down interview ever since he was sworn in as DILG secretary
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Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez will attend the November 18 events in the President's place.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is visiting the Philippines, shares many things in common with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
Himself sensitive when foreign leaders comment on Philippine domestic affairs, President Rodrigo Duterte dishes advise to PNG officials
But there are African and Asian judges, including a Filipino, in the International Criminal Court
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cuts short his trip to Papua New Guinea by a day. Cabinet members will represent him in a day's worth of APEC events.
President Rodrigo Duterte lashes out against criticism that he was 'lazy' for skipping events at the recent ASEAN Summit in Singapore
'They destroyed everything, parang ISIS ang buwang,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about the mutineers who are now members of the Magdalo party
Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio makes these remarks after President Rodrigo Duterte said China 'is already in possession' of the South China Sea
In the weeks leading to a framework agreement on joint exploration with China, President Rodrigo Duterte emphasizes the Philippines' need for oil
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III believes PDP-Laban senatorial candidates have no disadvantages in the 2019 elections
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President Rodrigo Duterte only got involved in the selection of the 5 PDP-Laban senatorial candidates for 2019, says Senator Aquilino Pimentel III
(UPDATED) The 73-year-old Philippine leader says his power naps were 'not good enough' but would get him through the last ASEAN events
President Duterte will not visit the US 'until the Bells of Balangiga are returned,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr recalls telling US Ambassador Nikki Haley
(UPDATED) In the embedded interview video, the Virginia State Senator did not mention this term
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will also not attend the gala dinner in order to 'rest,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
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Before attending the ASEAN-China Summit, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shares his views on the much-awaited Code of Conduct in the South China Sea
(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr shows up in place of President Duterte at the ASEAN-Australia Informal Breakfast Summit, ASEAN-Korea Summit, working lunch, and RCEP Summit
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says since there is no final verdict yet on Isidro Lapeña's guilt or innocence, he has a 'right to be presumed innocent.'
Southeast Asian leaders are expected to discuss the code of conduct for the South China Sea, a few weeks before Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila
The coming entry of China Telecom into our communication infrastructure serves the interest of a covetous neighbor that has wronged us so many times
President Rodrigo Duterte says self-exiled communist leaders Fidel Agcaoili and Luis Jalandoni requested a meeting with him in the Philippines
'I'm putting on notice everybody,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech at a festival in Puerto Princesa City
'I'll give you about towards the end of the year. You have to upgrade your source of energy kasi 'pag hindi, hanap ako ng may pera talaga. 'Yung China nangangati kamay niyan,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech in Puerto Princesa City
(UPDATED) (UPDATED) Asked if she supports the speakership bid of Alan Peter Cayetano, the Davao City Mayor says, 'Whoever President Duterte wants, we will support them'
'Napaka-small time ko naman. Why would I assassinate him?' says President Rodrigo Duterte days after human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos was killed
Members of the judiciary are not spared from the culture of impunity