With Canada on the verge of becoming the world's second nation to legalise recreational marijuana, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that countries should think twice before opening that door.
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Japanese troops stormed a beach in the Philippines Saturday in joint exercises with US and Filipino troops that officials said marked the first time Tokyo's armoured vehicles rolled on foreign soil since World War II.
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Two Venezuelan firefighters risk 20 years of prison for publishing a video in which they jokingly referred to a donkey as President Nicolas Maduro, a human rights organization said on Monday.
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The long arm of the law is bound to catch violators of human rights, according to Senator Francis Pangilinan. Pangilinan has welcomed the court's decision on the conviction of Jovito Palparan Jr. and two others for the kidnapping of two…
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The skeleton of a shattered school, bare walls of homes stripped of their roofs and vast cornfields drowned in muddy floodwaters: this is the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut as seen from the air.
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday (September 13) said the police and military "will have to face the crisis" on whether or not to take part in the supposed destabilization plans against him, but did not hazard a guess about their…
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV tells Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Huwag kayong sumawsaw sa pulitika
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Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano has appealed to the military and police to disregard any illegal order from President Duterte, saying there were not the private armies of the commander-in-chief. "I call on the AFP and PNP to not…
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Senator Sonny Trillanes has sought to increase the combat duty pay of soldiers from the current value they are receiving to 25 percent of their base pay.
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There is nothing to be alarmed about the recent visit of Chinese planes and ships in Davao City.
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There are no orders coming from President Rodrigo Duterte directing the military to stop patrolling the West Philippine Sea.
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Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go clarified Saturday that President Rodrigo Duterte did not order the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to stop patrolling the disputed West Philippine Sea.
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Facebook said Tuesday it will give users the right to appeal decisions if the social network decides to remove photos, videos or written posts deemed to violate community standards.
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It has been being jokingly referred to as "Botmageddon". But a surge in new, anonymous Twitter accounts across swathes of Southeast and East Asia has deepened fears the region is in the throes of US-style mass social media manipulation.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his young, stylish wife the title of First Lady in what analysts say is a major boost to her status ahead of back-to-back summits with South Korea and the United States.
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US President Donald Trump and his allies in Britain and France on Saturday hailed their joint surgical strikes in Syria over the regime's alleged use of chemical weapons, and warned Damascus that another such attack would be met with…
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Saudi Arabia's crown prince held talks with Spain's King Felipe VI on Thursday during an official visit to the country which coincides with negotiations to sell Spanish warships to the oil-rich kingdom.
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Facebook apologised on Friday to Myanmar civil society groups who took issue with Mark Zuckerberg's defence of the platform's record on curbing hate speech roiling the country.