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'Collected evidence seems to suggest that the perpetrators of rapes in the Bentiu area are men who have the opportunity to come and go at ease within [Sudanese People's Liberation Army],' the report says
Almost all able-bodied South Korean men are obliged to fulfill sentry duties, often in remote locations along the heavily militarized border.
What we can do is try to make China's occupation of the South China Sea a direct threat to other great powers
A spokesperson for the British finance ministry tells several media outlets earlier Saturday, February 16: 'No trip was ever announced or confirmed'
About one million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy, with the greasy red meat – invariably boiled for tenderness – believed to increase energy
Seoul edges out its rival Busan as South Korea's chosen city to host the 2032 Summer Olympics
The guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Preble sail near the Beijing-claimed Spratly Islands earlier Monday, February 11, as part of what Washington calls 'freedom of navigation operations'
'For us, the era of peace and prosperity on the peninsula has drawn closer,' says President Moon Jae-in in his first comments since the summit was announced
Trump and Kim are due to meet in Hanoi from February 27 to 28 this year following their landmark first summit in Singapore in June 2018
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly complained about the expense of keeping American forces on the peninsula
What matters is not who the Philippines is engaging in joint exploration with but whether or not the agreement abides by the Constitution, says administration bet Koko Pimentel
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Satellite images from the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative show 'a high of 95' Chinese vessels surrounding Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea
A senior South Korean presidential official says 'South Korea and the US have been working well together, and we have high expectations for the meeting between Pyongyang and Washington'
'We don't want them keeping on building things there.... It will become theirs,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
He met with his South Korean counterpart Lee Do-hoon and discussed 'pending issues including working-level talks with North Korea'
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In contrast, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says 'maybe we should be thankful' for China's new 'maritime rescue center' in the West Philippine Sea
Does Malacañang believe China when it says the 'rescue center' will not be used for other purposes? 'We’ll give them the benefit of the doubt,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo.
China claims it will use its artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea for humanitarian purposes, while experts warn that China aims for militarization
Air quality in South Korea is generally better than in China, its giant neighbor and the world's biggest polluter
After suffering in silence for years, a female junior colleague went public and accused Ahn Tae-geun of groping her
The North-South Commuter Railway project will 'seamlessly' connect Philippine National Railways lines in Clark, Pampanga to Calamba, Laguna
The Senate has only 35 days if it wants to initiate investigations into contracts bagged by relatives of Solicitor General Jose Calida and former presidential assistant Bong Go
'Sending the garbage back to its origin is only just, moral, and lawful,' says EcoWaste Coalition
Moon Jae-in says Kim Jong-un's trip to China this week is a sign a second Trump-Kim summit is 'imminent'
(UPDATED) Police say Salipudin Pasandalan surrendered to deny his involvement in the December 31 bombing
The Philippine men's football team impresses in its tournament debut as other minnows pull off shockers in the 2019 Asian Cup
Despite the loss, the Philippine Azkals surpass expectations by holding the Asian powerhouse to a scoreless first half
'I worked with Jo in the same department at Pyongyang's foreign ministry for so long but never imagined that he would seek asylum,' says Thae Yong-ho
The court order comes after Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal displayed an 'inhumane attitude and indifference' with the Supreme Court ruling last October and failed to comply with the provisions
(UPDATED) January 9 is the target date for the return of the trash shipment to Pyeongtaek City in South Korea, says a Customs official
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the US should stick to its promise and lift the sanctions held against them
'Millions of South African workers will benefit. This is the result of many decades of tireless struggle and is a powerful demonstration of the shared resolve of all social partners to tackle poverty and inequality,' says South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa
The Philippine National Police says bomb experts prevent a second bomb from exploding inside the mall
(UPDATED) Kim Jong Un 'expressed an intention to meet with Moon frequently in 2019' to pursue peace and 'solve the issue of denuclearizing the peninsula together,' says Kim Eui-kyeom, spokesperson for South Korean President Moon Jae-in
Research shows forgiveness helps us feel better and may help us live longer. But forgiving others is only beneficial if the advantages exceed the potential costs.
Japan claims a South Korean warship aimed its weapons targeting system towards their plane – an allegation South Korea denies
The recent data breach is the first large scale hacking of North Korean defectors' personal information, affecting nearly a thousand
Taste Holdings, the local licensee of Starbucks in South Africa, struggles to control operational costs and debt
In 2018, China entered a new 'phase' in its militarization of the South China Sea, including the Spratlys in the West Philippine Sea, says AMTI director Gregory Poling
BMW vehicles bursting into flames made headlines in South Korea earlier this year, with local media reporting more than 40 cases in 2018
Ties between Japan and South Korea remain icy for decades due to the legacy of Japan's brutal 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean peninsula
Fees won’t be collected at the toll gates of the following highways: NAIAx, Skyway, SLEX, and Star Tollway
The boyband's contribution to their country's economy is worth 26 mid-size companies
'This marks the first time since the division that the soldiers of the North and South... are peacefully crossing the military demarcation line,' says Seoul's defense ministry
Former president Benigno Aquino III relied heavily on the United States, while President Duterte swung hard toward China. Is there a middle ground?
That is, if China agrees to the terms in the template petroleum service contract of the Department of Energy, governed by Philippine laws
The country's former top diplomat says the United Nations gives the Philippines a forum where its views can be heard in the face of a much more powerful country
The Ombudsman indictment against the former governor is set aside