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Duterte bans Filipinos from working in Kuwait

MANILA: The Philippines on Monday banned its citizens from traveling to work in Kuwait and began the repatriation of more than 10,000 Filipinos already there.The move comes amid widespread anger over the death of Joanna Daniela Demafelis, whose body was ...

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Philippines Says Hague Tribunal Will Investigate Duterte Over Drug War

Advertisement MANILA — The International Criminal Court is opening a preliminary investigation into accusations that President Rodrigo Duterte and other Philippine officials committed crimes against humanity in the course of the government’s deadly crackdown on drugs, the presidential spokesman said ...

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Philippines Shuts Down News Site Critical of Rodrigo Duterte

Advertisement MANILA — The Philippines ordered the closing on Monday of an independent online news site that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, prompting protests from industry groups who called the move an attack on press freedom. The ...

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Manila Journal: Duterte Threatens to Dethrone the Jeepney as King of Filipino Roads

Advertisement Jeepneys, patterned after World War II-era American jeeps and painted in brash designs, are a staple of Manila’s packed, polluted streets.CreditJes Aznar for The New York Times MANILA — In Alvin Ocampo’s 18-year-old jeepney, the dashboard is held together ...

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Philippines’ Duterte offers telecoms role to new ally China

Related Articles MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered China the “privilege” of being his country’s third telecoms operator, his spokesman said on Monday, turning to a historic rival to break a longstanding duopoly that has frustrated consumers for years.The ...

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