Asia pacific news

Asia pacific news

The ignorance and arrogance of the United Nations

Opinion
Dear Dr. Agnes Callamard, I saw from your Tweet that you were coming over to “investigate” the killings and to “see for yourself” what is happening in my ...
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Canadian PM arrives in China

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Duterte ready to face Obama on Philippine war against drug lords

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he was ready to defend his bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, which has sparked U.S. and international concerns, ...
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China set to join Philippines in war against drugs

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China has sought information from Filipino authorities to help capture suspected Chinese drug traffickers in the Philippines and wants to forge a stronger anti-drug ...
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Asian stocks mostly rise on hopes for higher US rates

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei ...
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Duterte still wants peaceful solution to South

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MANILA, Philippines (with report from AP) — Saying that he wants a peaceful solution to the Philippines’s dispute with China over the South China Sea territories, Philippine President ...
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Philippine president says no genocide in drug war

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defended his bloody anti-drug campaign on Monday, saying the nearly 1,800 deaths in two months didn’t compare with brutality in ...
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New Jakarta airport terminal flooded just days after opening

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The operator of the Indonesian capital’s main airport has apologized to passengers for flooding at its brand new terminal after rains overcame drainage pipes ...
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Duterte to fire thousands of former Aquino appointees linked to corruption

Opinion
If it still isn’t clear to some people, President Rodrigo Duterte once again showed why he is the polar opposite of former President Noynoy Aquino. Where his predecessor ...
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Inquirer twists Duterte’s words… Again

Opinion
The Philippine Daily Inquirer recently came out with a story where it makes the argument that President Rodrigo Duterte holds a “view of what prosecutors and policemen need ...
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