People smugglers made billions on the backs of some 2.5 million desperate migrants in 2016, the UN said in a report Wednesday as the plight of refugees worldwide continues to top the headlines.
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At the age of 92 Malaysia's former strongman leader Mahathir Mohamad is poised to become the world's oldest prime minister after a stunning election victory against scandal-haunted leader Najib Razak.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday said he was taking with a grain of salt President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration that his six-year term would be a “purging regime.”
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Qatar on Wednesday said a Saudi-led boycott, now in its eighth month, amounted to "economic warfare" as Doha plans to seek compensation for those hit by the sanctions.
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Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad was named as the opposition's prime ministerial candidate Sunday as a bruising election battle looms against scandal-plagued premier Najib Razak and his long-ruling coalition.
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President Rodrigo Duterte's vetoing of at least five provisions in the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) is "right and just," Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
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Malacanang may see the 2018 national budget and the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) as a double Christmas gift to the Filipinos, but Sen. Panfilo Lacson sees it as a double slap.