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  • Impeachment case against Philippine chief justice to proceed

    Impeachment case against Philippine chief justice to proceed

    A Philippine congressional committee today allowed an impeachment complaint against the chief justice to proceed a day after President Rodrigo Duterte said he wanted her and an anti-graft agency official impeached. The House justice committee, dominated by Duterte's allies, voted......

    October 5, 2017
  • Armed men storm Philippine village, take hostages

    Armed men storm Philippine village, take hostages

    Islamic State-inspired gunmen briefly seized a village in southern Philippines early on Wednesday and took hostages as human shields while fleeing, police said. Government troops have been sent to repel dozens of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) gunmen who occupied......

    June 21, 2017
  • Super glitch strikes Philippine bank again

    Super glitch strikes Philippine bank again

    A major Philippine bank shut down online access and its cash machines for a second day on Thursday because of a glitch that drained some accounts but added money into others, creating at least one instant "billionaire". Bank of the......

    June 8, 2017
  • 11 Philippine soldiers killed, 7 injured in 'friendly fire'

    11 Philippine soldiers killed, 7 injured in 'friendly fire'

    Eleven Philippine soldiers were killed and seven others injured in a "friendly fire" incident in the city of Marawi, defence officials said on Thursday. Brigadier General Restituto Padilla told the media here that the soldiers were killed and wounded in......

    June 1, 2017
  • 89 IS gunmen killed during Philippine urban battle: Military

    89 IS gunmen killed during Philippine urban battle: Military

    Philippine security forces have killed 89 Islamist militants during more than a week of fighting in a southern city but the gunmen are still offering strong resistance and holding hostages, the military said on Wednesday. Fighter helicopters fired rockets repeatedly on......

    May 31, 2017
  • Duterte threatens to impose martial law countrywide

    Duterte threatens to impose martial law countrywide

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that the martial law imposed in the southern island of Mindanao, might also be extended to the rest of the country if the terror threat escalates Duterte announced the measure on Tuesday night after militants......

    May 24, 2017
  • Philippine's Duterte wins Time magazine poll

    Philippine's Duterte wins Time magazine poll

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won the 2017 TIME 100 poll after consistently leading the survey, the magazine said. The poll had asked readers who should be included on this year's TIME 100 - an annual list of the world's most......

    April 17, 2017