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US Vice President Mike Pence says, in 'Saudi Arabia, blogger Raif Badawi is still in prison for the alleged crime of criticizing Islam through electronic means'
Jokowi says he initiated a meeting with his two-time presidential challenger on an MRT train because he knew Subianto had never used the new system
'You're excluding me. You're excluding people that look like me. You're excluding people of color,' Team USA star Megan Rapinoe tells President Donald Trump
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with Oman's state minister for foreign affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah to discuss bilateral relations and regional security
This is the first time since the Vice President took office that her net worth increased
Fisherfolk group Pamalakaya says they will file an impeachment case against President Rodrigo Duterte over the verbal deal for 'violating the Constitution, committing treason, and betraying public trust'
US president Donald Trump says he wants to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan, but will leave a strong intelligence presence there to counter what he terms the 'Harvard of terrorists'
Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen plans to transit through the US when she visits 4 Caribbean diplomatic allies
US president Donald Trump says: 'They know what they're doing. They know what they're playing with and I think they're playing with fire'
The Commission on Audit attributes the higher spending on salaries and perks to the implementation of the 4th tranche of the Salary Standardization Law
'Like all of you, I continue to dream of a Philippines, and a world, where all of us, regardless of differences, can act with respect, walk free from fear, and stand with pride and dignity,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Duterte the patron knows what a patron expects – debt of gratitude, acquiescence despite being wronged, and the unconditional acceptance that the patron will make up for mistakes, one way or the other
The German Chancellor says she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat and dismissed concerns about her health
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo dispels criticism that the Duterte administration is a slave to China
President Rodrigo Duterte doesn't want to take steps based on the wrong information, says Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi
(UPDATED) The Office of the Vice President's lack of a 'clear-cut procedure' in choosing local beneficiaries 'defeats the purpose' of its Angat Buhay program, says the Commission on Audit
Presidential son Paolo Duterte says his grandson will be named after the President
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says the results of the 2019 party-list elections show that 'the party-list terrain has dramatically changed'
The Commission on Audit's sterling opinion of the 2018 financial report of the Office of the Vice President is an improvement from previous years when the state auditors flagged some of its expenses
In a flurry of tweets, the US president takes the conservative network to task for interviewing Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana
(UPDATED) 'I served as the Director General of the FDA for two years and 10 months with complete honesty, diligence, dedication, and loyalty,' says former Food and Drug Director General Nela Charade Puno
Speaking for nearly two hours late into the evening in Putin's forested dacha in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Pompeo becomes the highest-ranking American to meet the Russian leader in 10 months
Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party unveils a bill offering same-sex couples 'permanent unions' as well as limited adoption rights, despite stiff opposition from conservatives
At a time when alleged narco politicians named by the President are being killed with impunity, officials on a kill list in Cebu are gunned down one after another
'You did not order the bombing of any school,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones as she introduces President Rodrigo Duterte at Palarong Pambansa 2019
"If he looks young and vibrant compared to me I should probably go home," Biden says of the president.
The Washington Post quotes unidentified sources as saying that a US official was made to sign a pledge to pay $2 million in medical costs before being allowed to fly Warmbier back home from Pyongyang in 2017
'I think they are inspiring so many people to also have courage, and to stand out and speak out against corruption, against all the injustices that we are experiencing in our times,' says Sister Mary John Mananzan
Mexico's Executive Secretariat of the Public Security National System says the 8,493 murders recorded from January to March represents a 9.6% rise on the same period in 2018
The final report from the probe makes clear that more than a dozen other cases, most of them secret, remain in the pipeline
Putin, who has long expressed his readiness to meet with Kim, is gearing up to play a bigger role in nuclear negotiations with Moscow's Cold War-era ally, with which it shares a short border
'Donald Trump has spent his entire presidency engaged in a nonstop campaign of obstruction, intimidation, and abuse of power,' says Democratic party chairman Tom Perez. 'No one is above the law.'
'I had the right to end the whole Witch Hunt if I wanted. I could have fired everyone, including Mueller, if I wanted. I chose not to,' Trump tweeted from Air Force One.
Trump's efforts to remove Mueller began after press reports indicated that the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election had widened to include whether the president had committed obstruction of justice
Rivlin appears to have little choice but to pick incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after his party won the most seats in the April 9 vote leaving it best placed to form a coalition government
'Now is the best time' to address the Hague ruling won by Manila against Beijing over the West Philippine Sea, says foreign secretary Albert del Rosario
"Today at 3:30 am," says the National Migration Institute, "a group of approximately 350 people broke violently across the Mexican border from Guatemala."
"Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change our very dangerous immigration laws, we are indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities," tweets President Trump
'The threats against Julian Assange for political reasons, persecution on the part of the United States, are more current than ever,' says Assange lawyer Baltasar Garzon
(UPDATED) The President also says he will negotiate for a lower fine for violations of the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Law
US senator Marsha Blackburn says of the bipartisan resolution: '...while we value our relationship with the Philippines, the US Congress expects to see real change to the current practices of the Duterte government'
Hours before foreign ministers from the 29-member Western alliance opens talks in Washington, US Vice President Mike Pence delivers a stinging rebuke
Joshua Munzon powers Pasig Grindhouse to the inaugural crown of the Chooks-to-Go 3x3 basketball tournament
The Pasig Grindhouse Kings earn the right to represent the Philippines in the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters in Doha
Around 43,000 candidates are vying for nearly 18,000 local positions across the country
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tears open a 500-year-old wound when he said he had sent letters to the king of Spain and the pope urging them to apologize for the conquest of the Americas
French President Emmanuel Macron, Germany's Angela Merkel, and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker meet with the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Paris
The BBC's coverage is branded 'insulting' by the Egypt's State Information Service, accusing the broadcaster of inciting 'violence' and being a 'propaganda tool' for the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood
(3rd UPDATE) European Union president Donald Tusk says the UK accepts EU's extension scenarios
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison condemns 'reckless' and 'highly offensive' comments made by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey in the wake of the Christchurch massacre