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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
Japan's foreign minister Taro Kono says 'the decision to end the pact by the South Korean government is a complete misjudgment of the current regional security environment and it is extremely regrettable'
The dispute between the two US allies has raised concerns over the potential implications for their security cooperation in the face of North Korean missile tests, and the possible impact on global supply chains
'If only the greatest power on earth led by the example of subscribing to UNCLOS, it would be a safer world,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
The East Asian nations hold a three-way summit in Beijing this, with China positioning itself as mediator in a growing trade spat between Japan and South Korea
Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen calls the deal 'historic,' saying it is Israel's first such agreement with an east Asian nation
Anticipation for renewed dialogue is on the rise after the US and ally South Korea wrapped up a two-week joint military drill on August 20
'China’s recent escalation of efforts to intimidate others out of developing resources in the South China Sea is disturbing,' says US National Security Advisor John Bolton
(UPDATED) The South Korean military says the projectiles were fired from near the city of Tongchon of Kangwon Province into the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan
President Moon Jae-in says Seoul is willing to work with Tokyo to secure 'fair trade and cooperation' in the region
The military says this is in addition to the passage of 4 Chinese vessels earlier this year, all without permission from the Philippine government
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr now says he was 'reliably informed' that under international law, countries cannot ban marine surveys
South Korea creates a new category for countries that have signed the world's top 4 export control agreements but 'violate international norms.' It places Japan alone in that category.
The group is set to take their 'first official long-term break since their debut'
'Let's put humanity and... the environment at the forefront,' says Deo Onda of the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute