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The non-binding resolution, which passes by consensus without a vote, welcomes diplomatic efforts to end the crisis on the Korean peninsula
The Committee to Protect Journalists and the UN denounce record number of jailed journalists
At the United Nations, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says that if given a choice, the Philippines will protect law-abiding citizens instead of criminals
'The recent deadlock is because the US relies on coercive measures which are lethal to trust-building,' North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho tells the UN General Assembly
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem says Damascus would continue 'fighting this sacred battle until we purge all Syrian territories' of both terror groups and 'any illegal foreign presence'
Boasting that his team 'has achieved more than any administration in the history of our country,' Trump was met with laughter, highly unusual in the solemn General Assembly
Tuberculosis is the world’s biggest infectious killer. The Philippines is among 8 countries where two-thirds of 2017 TB cases were found, data showed.
The president of the UN General Assembly wields a very unusual looking gavel. It is a Viking gavel that is a gift from Iceland, and there’s a very interesting story behind it.
Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon
Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon
(UPDATED) Senator Leila de Lima says addressing human right violations does not only rest on governments as 'we, the people ourselves, have to act – act with urgency and in solidarity with each other'
Watch the midday newscast with Chay Hofileña
Extrajudicial killings have no place in our society and in our criminal justice system says the country s top diplomat
Court documents show a former president of the United Nations General Assembly John Ashe has been charged with taking 1 3 million in bribes from Chinese businessmen partly to push for a real estate project in Macau
In the past the Philippines had taken in thousands of refugees from different parts of the world See how past laws and policies covered these refugees
The Philippines joins 99 other nations in an overwhelming vote to support Ukraine on the Crimean issue
The UN General Assembly adopts a Western backed resolution declaring Crimea s breakaway referendum illegitimate
The Philippines is studying a draft resolution that rejects the referendum that made Crimea a part of Russia
The Philippines says it remains deeply concerned about developments in Crimea
The US said comments by Iranian President Hassan Rowhani had opened up a possible new diplomatic path