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PH to int’l community: Gov’t in full control

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday, May 24, assured the international community that the government is in “full control” of the situation in Mindanao after the declaration of martial law in the whole southern region.

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Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

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BEIJING -- A framework agreement between China and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea marks a potentially significant step toward cooling tensions in the strategic waterway, analysts said Friday, May 19.

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Martial law will be harsh, says Duterte

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President Duterte warned on Wednesday, May 24, that he would deal harshly with terrorists, after declaring martial law in Mindanao following clashes in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, between government forces and Moro extremists who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Iraq and Syria.

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President’s pragmatism shows in Russia visit

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President Duterte’s forging close relations with Russia, which opens the door for improved defense and economic partnership between the two countries, shows he is a pragmatist who would cultivate ties with any country that would help the Philippines, according to political analyst Clarita Carlos.

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Duterte on Putin: We have a lot in common

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, May 24, said he was happy with his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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China sidesteps Duterte claim of war threat over sea row

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China on Monday, May 22, sidestepped claims by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that it had threatened to go to war over the disputed South China Sea.

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A package of deals between PH, Russia

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MOSCOW -- Bilateral agreements between the Philippines and Russia will still be signed despite President Duterte’s abrupt departure to attend to terror attacks in Marawi City, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two countries can deal on trade, energy machinery, transport infrastructure and military, Putin said.

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Duterte urges gov’t officials to wear Filipino-made products

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, May 22, showed off a Filipino-designed watch, which he will be wearing during his official visit to Russia.

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Duterte renames Benham Rise Philippine Rise

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From now on, Benham Rise will be known as Philippine Rise. President Duterte, through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, signed last week an executive order (EO) changing the name of Benham Rise, a resource-rich submerged landmass off the eastern coast of the Philippines, to Philippine Rise.

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Outcry at PH ban on religious ‘distractions’

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Philippine authorities have banned hanging rosaries and religious icons off car dashboards because of safety concerns, prompting an outcry from the Catholic Church which insists they offer divine intervention on the nation’s chaotic roads.

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