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Trump’s Asia strategy

Trump’s critics claim that he lacks a comprehensive approach to Asia. In reality, his current approach is aligned with moderate ‘America First’ goals. But what did Trump really achieve in Asia? WHILE former President Obama’s Asia pivot was based on multilateral trade agreements, which were mainly geopolitical and predicated on exclusionary politics against China, Trump’s […]

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President to label Reds as terrorists
President Duterte plans to issue a proclamation declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front as terrorists.


President to label Reds as terrorists
President Duterte plans to issue a proclamation declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front as terrorists.


‘My eyes are burning’: Delhi half marathon goes ahead despite smog

pollution india

Tens of thousands of runners Sunday choked through smog for the Delhi half marathon, ignoring dire health warnings from doctors who fought for the controversial race in the heavily polluted capital to be postponed.

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Visa retrogression strikes on Christmas

THE Grinch came instead of Santa Claus, green instead of red, but verdant was cause for pause and holiday anguish. Next month’s US Visa Bulletin – announcing who are nearing the end of their immigrant visa waiting days – stopped visa interviews and left hundreds of thousands hanging until next year. The US State Department […]

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UAAP: Tams foil Ateneo
Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin knew the Eagles would be in for a tough fight against Far Eastern University, but he surely did not expect the match to end without a fight.


Japan examines how to block North Korean agents in crisis

Japan examines how to block North Korean agents in crisis

The government has been examining measures to deal with a large number of North Koreans escaping to Japan in the case of a contingency on the Korean Peninsula, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. To prevent the entry of people who could pose security risks, such as North Korean agents, the main policies include reinforcing patrols by Japan Coast Guard vessels in the Sea of Japan and carefully inspecting the evacuees at ports.

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‘Partnering for Change, Engaging the World’

CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT OF THE 31ST ASEAN SUMMIT 13 NOVEMBER 2017, MANILA, PHILIPPINES First Installment 1. We, the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States, gathered for the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila on 13 November 2017 under the Chairmanship of the Republic of the Philippines with the theme “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World,” which […]

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Mugabe, generals thresh out his exit
Zimbabwean army generals will pile further pressure on President Robert Mugabe to resign Sunday after thousands of overjoyed protesters celebrated the apparent end of his 37-year regime.


Ukraine detains man wanted for 2004 murder of Forbes editor

Paul Klebnikov - 13 May 2004

Ukraine’s intelligence agency said Saturday it has detained a man wanted for the high-profile murder of an American journalist in Russia 13 years ago. Paul Klebnikov, the US-born editor of Forbes magazine’s Russian edition, was gunned down outside his Moscow office in July 2004.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are headed to the Super Bowl. Here’s why

In his conversation with Colin Cowherd, Jason McIntyre reveals why he believes Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers are headed to the Super Bowl from the AFC instead of Tom Brady's New England Patriots.


‘Congress must approve martial law extension’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte needs to seek once again the approval of Congress if he wants to extend martial law in Mindanao, which will end on December 31, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said Sunday. Drilon said the Constitution requires that a request for extension of martial law must be formally sent by the President to […]

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