ICC to investigate Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for crimes against humanity

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved a formal investigation into Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs”, which has left thousands of people dead. Rodrigo Duterte Judges at the Hague-based tribunal said in a statement on Wednesday there was a “reasonable basis” to believe that the crime against humanity of murder had been committed … Continue reading ICC to investigate Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for crimes against humanity

What celebrity dads in Philippines think of fatherhood

Fatherhood, as they say, changes a person. For these celebrity dads, being a father has been one of their most treasured roles.  On top of juggling their busy schedules and being subjected to scrutiny and criticism, here’s how they've tried to be the best dads that they can be:  John Lloyd Cruz https://www.instagram.com/p/CPicKxjDMMY/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_rid=45b2c3ab-1390-4b22-94b0-37d2133067e7 It was … Continue reading What celebrity dads in Philippines think of fatherhood

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Duterte threatens to bury protesters violating lockdown measures

Over 2,300 COVID-19 cases and 96 deaths have been reported across the Philippines since the outbreak began, and the government has put most of the country under “community quarantine” – essentially a lockdown – to slow the spread of the infection. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to crack down on those who violate the … Continue reading Duterte threatens to bury protesters violating lockdown measures

Memorable pictures from 2018

  A resident throws water at his house on fire at a residential neighborhood of an informal settlement, in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines, June 4. REUTERS/Erik De Castro A man gets stuck under debris at a damaged site after an airstrike in the Saqba area, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, January 9. … Continue reading Memorable pictures from 2018

Freelancing: A new trend in the Asian job market

  Lawmakers in the Philippines recently passed the Telecommuniting Act which provides equal pay and benefits for workers who worked in the office or from home, making the option of freelancing even more attractive for the job market. With over one million freelancers — many of which were telecommuters, individual consultants or service providers — … Continue reading Freelancing: A new trend in the Asian job market

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte fears cancer will end his tenure

  Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte said he has undergone tests to determine whether he has been struck by cancer and hinted that the potential illness could see an early end to his tenure in office. Image: Rodrigo Duterte Duterte confirmed that he went to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center on Wednesday (Oct 3) where the … Continue reading Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte fears cancer will end his tenure

Duterte – There’s a plot to assassinate me

  In a sharp criticism against the country’s military which had refused to arrest one of his most vocal critics without a warrant, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte claims he has evidence of a plot to assassinate him. Image: Rodrigo Duterte On Tuesday, Duterte told a state-owned television network that he possessed a recording provided by a … Continue reading Duterte – There’s a plot to assassinate me

Sukhoi Jets deployed by Indonesia against fleeing Militants

Indonesia has deployed Sukhoi fighters at a base in northern Borneo to beef up security in case Islamist militants who overran a town in the Philippines try to flee southwards, an air force colonel told the Antara news agency. The head of the air base in Tarakan, a town in the Indonesian province of North … Continue reading Sukhoi Jets deployed by Indonesia against fleeing Militants

Philippines Independence Day rocked by bomb blasts

In dishonor of Philippines' annual celebration of its Declaration of Independence which was proclaimed on 12 June, 1898, ISIS militants kept Rodrigo Duterte's soldiers fighting to save lives as the country mourns. While their fellow countrymen raised the nation's flag amid tears and sorrow, the Independence Day celebration was marked by a tearful ceremony. The … Continue reading Philippines Independence Day rocked by bomb blasts

Why Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte joked about raping Women

Rodrigo Duterte sure knows how to attract criticisms from supporters and haters alike, but his recent flop comes from a sickening rape joke. Duterte, a lawyer and politician who served seven terms as the mayor of Davao city in the Philippines, declared martial law in the southern part of his country earlier this week. He was … Continue reading Why Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte joked about raping Women