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Immigration visa row in Vietnam
Immigration visa row in Vietnam
An immigration officer at the South African embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam, has been threatened with insubordination for refusing to overturn her...
Sigh. I’m still protesting
Sigh. I’m still protesting
I have been holding this sign since the 1980s, when I became a feminist activist, while studying in the United States for my PhD in political...
Duterte tightens grip on power in Philippine polls
Duterte tightens grip on power in Philippine polls
Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte stormed to a landslide victory in midterm polls, final results showed on Wednesday, dissolving a last check on...
Philippines arrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa
Philippines arrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose news site has repeatedly clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested at her Manila office on...
20 dead in Philippine church bombing, ISIS claims responsibility
20 dead in Philippine church bombing, ISIS claims responsibility
At least 20 people have died in twin bomb attacks on a Roman Catholic cathedral on the island of Jolo in the Southern Philippines.
Philippines' Duterte under fire for saying he 'touched' maid
Philippines' Duterte under fire for saying he 'touched' maid
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew outrage Sunday after saying he "touched" his maid when he was a teenager, with women's rights groups...
Duterte: 'Kill those useless bishops'
Duterte: 'Kill those useless bishops'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said his country's Catholic bishops are "useless fools" and should be "killed", the latest attack by the...
Rappler CEO vows to report on Duterte drug war amid arrest threat
Rappler CEO vows to report on Duterte drug war amid arrest threat
A journalist, who leads a news website that has questioned Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, has vowed to continue reporting...
Frantic dig for Philippine victims of typhoon landslide
Frantic dig for Philippine victims of typhoon landslide
Philippine rescuers used shovels and bare hands to claw through mounds of rocky soil on Monday in a desperate search for dozens feared buried under...
Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos
Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos
Hong Kong began a massive clean-up on Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods, in a trail of...
Philippines probe spate of brazen politician murders
Philippines probe spate of brazen politician murders
Philippine authorities were on Sunday investigating the brazen killing of a vice mayor near Manila, the third deadly attack by gunmen against local...
Philippine mayor on Duterte's 'narco-list' shot by sniper
Philippine mayor on Duterte's 'narco-list' shot by sniper
A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte's list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead Monday by a "sniper" in a broad...