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(3rd UPDATE) Myanmar's civilian leader rejects the 'misleading and incomplete' allegations by The Gambia that Myanmar's 2017 military operation amounted to an attempt to exterminate the Rohingya
This cannot be a quick fix. What is required is a sustained undertaking spanning multiple presidential administrations.
PRESS RELEASE: The deadline for submission is on January 31, 2020
(3rd UPDATE) 'Another genocide is unfolding right before our eyes yet we do nothing to stop it,' says Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou
Decades of skewed priorities in education have come to slap us in the face: we are now officially a country with the worst proficiency in reading for 15-year-olds
The turnover of the 100 biggest arms manufacturers comes to $420 billion, thanks in large part to the US market, says the report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Meanwhile, detained Senator Leila de Lima welcomes the International Criminal Court's report on the status of the complaint against Duterte over his administration's war on drugs
The Manila International Airport Authority orders a review of security camera footage within the vicinity of the restroom
Jerwin Ancajas defends his IBF super flyweight title for the eighth time with a stoppage win over Miguel Gonzalez
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva commends Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for 'impressive progress' on reforms and 'sound economic policies'
Political analysts say Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance before The Hague is 'unprecedented and also very unwise'
Aung San Suu Kyi is set to face the International Court of Justice next week to defend Myanmar against charges it committed genocide against the Muslim minority risks further damaging her already tattered overseas reputation
Police rescue 5 girls aged 5 to 15 from the woman suspect
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the ICC Prosecutor's conclusion that it has no jurisdiction over alleged crimes committed in the West Philippine Sea by China is in line with the Duterte government's stand
Marlon Tapales promises to be careful when he fights Japan's Ryosuke Iwasa, who has a 3-inch height advantage over him
After a postponement a month ago, the Filipino champ finally defends his IBF super flyweight against Chilean Miguel Gonzalez
'Minsan mas nauubos ang panahon ng mga teachers kakagawa ng paperworks at iba pang gawain kaysa sa pagtuturo. The system has to change,' says one netizen
Former Philippine foreign secretary Albert del Rosario and former ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales vow to submit new 'facts and evidence' for their case accusing China of crimes against humanity in the South China Sea
ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is coming closer to determining whether she will seek authority to open an investigation, a phase where the Court can issue arrest orders
ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says China's alleged crimes against humanity in the West Philippine Sea 'do not fall within the territorial or otherwise personal jurisdiction of the Court'
The Philippines ranks last among 79 countries in reading comprehension, and also ends up in the low 70s in mathematics and science
At least we now have baseline data that we can use to compare our country’s PISA performance with other countries. It’s better than groping in the dark.
The Philippines has been transformed into a wilderness soaked in blood
Scheduled flights will be accommodated from 11 pm of December 3 to 1:30 am of December 4
Stranded passengers are advised to stay home and avoid going to the airport
Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) disrupts air travel in December 2019. Check the list of canceled domestic and international flights here.
Judy Ann wins for her role in Brillante Mendoza's 'Mindanao'
The proposal of top Philippine conglomerates to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport gets the green light from the powerful NEDA Board
Poverty has a female face. Women shoulder almost all of the unpaid care work and are hit worst when decent public services are hard to access.
'I'm off to my new path,' says Samantha
Demonstrators on November 25 gather in countries as diverse as Guatemala, Russia, Sudan and Turkey to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Breech Asher Harani is presented with the JCS International Young Creatives Award by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
The new Miss Tourism International winner will be traveling to various countries as the organization's spokesperson
(UPDATED) The documents show the strict protocols governing life in the camps in Xinjiang, where an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are held
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says its inspectors had 'detected natural uranium particles of anthropogenic origin at a location in Iran not declared to the agency'
The agency's top accomplishments were either initiated before Duterte's term or have yet to be finished
The London-based organization argues that the current model of monetizing personal information imperils a gamut of rights including freedom of opinion and expression
The police's Internal Affairs Service, which is mandated to discipline erring cops, currently needs the approval of the Philippine National Police chief to punish them
The pair of Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons complete a tournament sweep as they look to make a splash in the SEA Games
'I’m so grateful to have had the chance to speak about my truth, and the truth of all women who have had limitations placed on them based on their gender,' says Patch
According to experts, the overwhelming majority of unsafe abortions occur in developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Lorenzo Marchesi 'was believed to be engaging children online to lure and groom them for both online and in-person sexual exploitation,' says the International Justice Mission
The International Diabetes Federation says the current number of 463 million sufferers would jump to 578 million by 2030 and to 700 million by 2045
The probe will look at allegations of 'systematic acts of violence,' deportation as a crime against humanity, and persecution on the grounds of ethnicity or religion against the Rohingyas
If the aim is to meet the Paris Agreement targets of limiting global warming, then governments will have to adopt 'rapid and widespread changes across all parts of the energy system,' says the IEA
'Bilang kaibigan ng Pilipinas, gagawin nila ang lahat para tayo ay magtagumpay sa laban na ito,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, whose strategy against illegal drugs is focused on drug demand reduction and rehabilitation
'You were amazing and a great representative of the Philippines,' Kylie says
Meet Thailand's first Miss International titleholder
'Even without the crown, Patch was able to use the Miss International platform to deliver her message,' tweets one netizen
Check out her transformation from pageant newbie to full-fledged beauty queen