FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte blamed the “wrong decisions” and selfishness of his predecessors for the hardships the Filipino people continue to experience until today.
FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the help of the country’s armed forces to get rid of “national threats,” namely, illegal drugs and terrorists.
TOKYO (The Straits Times/ ANN) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed that Washington "remains steadfast in its defence commitments to its allies" on the sidelines of the Group of 20 foreign ministers' meeting in Bonn, Germany.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - An estimated crowd of 10,000 Catholic religious and lay people participated in the “Walk for Life,” the Church’s “show of force” against the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - The Presidential Office refused to comment on a Japanese media report that it had received prior knowledge of U.S. President Donald Trump’s phone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping.