A man, bottom right, shields himself with an inverted umbrella as thousands of Filipinos throng to Manila's North Cemetery, under a slight downpour, to pay tribute to their departed loved ones in observance of All Saints Day in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 1.
China's Foreign Ministry on Monday confirmed a decision to allow Philippine fishermen access to a disputed shoal following a visit to Beijing by the Philippine president.
Chinese vessels have left the contested Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, a Philippine official said Saturday, less than a week after President Rodrigo Duterte visited Beijing pledging closer ties.1 Comment
Two months ago, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte publicly read out the names of a town mayor and more than 150 other officials he accused of involvement in drug trafficking.
The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a "son of a bitch" and told Barack Obama to "go to hell," says he has promised to God he won't spew expletives again.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte left Japan on Thursday without meeting Emperor Akihito as their scheduled meeting had to be canceled because of the death of the emperor's uncle.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he wants U.S. troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defense pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary.1 Comment
America's top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.
President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that Filipinos might soon be able to exercise their fishing rights again in the disputed Scarborough Shoal after his meeting with Chinese authorities.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he would not sever his nation's alliance with the United States, as he clarified his announcement that he planned to "separate."