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On Monday, October 14, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Jeffrey Ordaniel of Tokyo International University to assess President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China
(UPDATED) High Court Judge Willie Seriti agrees with the prosecution that parts of Jacob Zuma's arguments to have the case thrown out are 'scandalous and or vexatious'
US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun holds talks with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts
Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone release a statement on Twitter as China censors their show after an episode made fun of the country
This follows the raising of Alert Level 4 by the Department of Foreign Affairs, which means 'evacuation/mandatory repatriation' of Filipinos
The president of both countries agree to set up 'early warning systems' to prevent attacks on foreign nationals
(UPDATED) The storm hits the southern parts of South Korea, prompting flood warnings and triggering landslides in affected areas
South Africa has the largest number of HIV-positive people in the world, says The Lancet HIV Journal
(UPDATED) Analysts say Pyongyang frequently couples diplomatic overtures with military moves, as a way of maintaining pressure on negotiating partners
Shorlisted are Marites Dañguilan Vitug’s ‘Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case against China’ as Best Book in Journalism and Joselito D. Delos Reyes’s ‘Finding Teo: Tula/Talambuhay’ as Best Book of Nonfiction Prose in Filipino
Nine of the injured are from South Korea, while the nationality of the others is not yet known
'Para malaman nila na they (Chinese) are in Philippine territory,' says Senator Francis Tolentino
Australian legislators from across the political spectrum vote to overturn the laws that date back to 1900 and meant women seeking an abortion in Sydney or elsewhere in the state and their doctors could face up to 10 years in prison
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan walk into the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation carrying a smiley Archie in blue dungarees
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex join campaigners in Cape Town fighting South Africa's stratospheric rates of violence against women on the first stage of a 10-day swing through southern Africa
The Supreme Court nullifies the Commission on Elections' order to suspend the election for representative of South Cotabato's 1st District
To celebrate his birthday, RM donates around 100 million won to the Seoul Samsung School for hearing-impaired students
South Africa, the continent's second largest economy, is a major destination for other African migrants. But they are often targeted by some locals who blame them for a lack of jobs.
The South Cotabato Provincial Police offices says 15 victims died on the spot, while 5 others died in hospitals
(UPDATED) Seoul's agriculture ministry says 3,950 pigs from 3 farms in Paju are to be culled
Senator Leila de Lima hits the 'gall of the President to even think of setting aside our legal victory at The Hague' in favor of the joint exploration deal with China in the West Philippine Sea
Sudan's new prime minister Abdalla Hamdok meets with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on his first official visit since becoming premier, following the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir
'Why are the President and his administration the very ones who undermine our decisive victory before the arbitral tribunal in 2016 with remarks such as this?' asks Vice President Leni Robredo
South Korea accuses Japan of violating World Trade Organization principles
North Korea's state media says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a fresh test of a 'super-large multiple rocket launcher' system
No further details are immediately available but these are the latest to be fired since July. Previous launches have been identified as short-range missiles.
Will we see these railways completed within the lifetime of the current administration?
Cho Kuk is appointed to the role by President Moon Jae-in
Award-winning poet Jim Pascual Agustin read some of his works at Poetry in McGregor, now on its 7th edition
An aide of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says, 'we will work with South Africa to find solutions to their problems which have become our own problem. We will work as brothers'
Cinemalaya 2019's Best Picture winner will be competing at the 24th Busan International Film Festival in October
Big Hit Entertainment is scouting for new members for their upcoming 2021 K-pop girl group – why not give it a shot?
There is no immediate word on casualties in the low-lying islands
The Philippines is set to acquire several new warships from South Korea
Jeong Kab-yoon, a 5-time lawmaker from the Liberty Korea Party, sparks an outcry for scolding Joh Sung-wook, an unmarried academic who is in her mid-50s, for not having children
'Let us trust, but we must also be cautious,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
The E3 countries seek to 'underline their interest in the universal application' of the UNCLOS
South Korea's Supreme Court sends their cases back for new proceedings, saying that errors had been made in the judgments
Alden is the latest Filipino actor to receive the award
The former BIGBANG member was questioned by police for illicit overseas gambling, the latest step after his retirement in March due to prostitution claims
The 'East Sea territory defence training' aims to solidify the South Korean military's resolve to defend the Dokdo islands and its surrounding areas
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the 'newly developed' system was a 'great weapon'
Washington's re-engagement with Southeast Asia comes as a deteriorating trade war with China threatens to engulf the global economy
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the South Korean government plans to donate two of its navy’s old corvettes as the Philippines buys two brand new ones from Hyundai Heavy Industries
International adoption from South Korea began after the Korean War as a way to remove mixed-race children, born to local mothers and American GI fathers, from a country that emphasized ethnic homogeneity
(UPDATED) South Korea says its military is 'tracking the movement in the North in case of additional launches, with firm readiness'
South Korea will 'actively utilize the trilateral information-sharing channel with the United States as the intermediary' in place of the accord with Japan
Scott Morrison's comments come after the US slammed China for its 'escalation' in the waterway, a key global shipping route where Beijing is accused of deploying warships, arming outposts and ramming fishing vessels
It is Britain's first post-Brexit trade deal in Asia and follows similar agreements with nations including Chile, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland