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76 Expensive Luxury Cars And Bike Destroyed By Philippines President, Know Why?
In the Philippines, 76 expensive luxury cars and bikes worth Rs 37.70 crore have been destroyed. This action was done after the order of President Rodrigo Duterte. The bulldozers at the luxury cars and bikes introduced the president in front of his eyes. President Duterte has taken this step under s..
Trump Invites Philippines’ Duterte To White House
Washington: US President Donald Trump has invited his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, an official statement announced. "President Trump enjoyed the conversation and said that he is looking forward to visiting the Philippines in November," the statement said on Saturday,..
Philippine’s Duterte Wins Time Magazine Poll
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won the 2017 TIME 100 poll after consistently leading the survey, the magazine said. The poll had asked readers who should be included on this year's TIME 100 - an annual list of the world's most influential people, a report published in the magazine said. ..
Philippine Slum Fire Leaves Thousands Homeless
A fire broke out in the shantytown of Bacoor, killing one and displacing around 1,000 families, media reports said. The fire broke out at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, with coastal winds and heat fanning the flames, Efe news reported. Around 600 houses were quickly engulfed because of the basic buil..
Philippine Communist Guerrillas End Truce
Philippine Communist guerillas' New People's Army (NPA) on Wednesday unilaterally terminated a ceasefire with the government following several armed clashes between the two sides. The party's armed wing said the truce was off as President Rodrigo Duterte's government had not set free political pr..
Philippines’ President Duterte Vows to Stop Fighting US
Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to stop picking a fight with the United States, saying Donald Trump has been elected as president. In a speech before the Filipino community in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, Duterte said, "I said I don't want to pick fight because Trump is there..
Philippine Militant Group Frees Norwegian Hostage
A Norwegian man held captive for almost a year by a militant Islamist group in the Philippines has been freed Saturday, according to authorities. Abu Sayyaf released Kjartan Sekkingstad on Saturday evening, Western Mindanao Command spokesman Major Filemon Tan. said. Sekkingstad's release was a..
Philippine Coast Guard Joins Coastal Cleanup
Thousands of Philippine Coast Guard personnel on Saturday cleaned up the country's littered shores as part of International Coastal Cleanup Day. Coast Guard officials said some 5,000 staff and auxiliary members participated in the nationwide cleanup efforts, with around 300 gathering on the capit..
This President Calls Obama ‘Son Of B****’
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned President Barack Obama not to question him about extrajudicial killings, or "son of a b**** I will swear at you" when they meet in Laos during a regional summit. Duterte said Monday before flying to Laos that he is a leader of a sovereign country an..
Philippine Police Confirm 1,779 Deaths In Drug Wars
At least 1,779 persons have been killed in the Philippine's war on illicit drugs since July 1 this year, authorities said on Monday. A total of 712 were killed in ongoing police operations while 1,067 died in "vigilante-type" killings, Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying. The police's "..