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An Australian nun who battled a government bid to expel her from the Philippines after she angered President Rodrigo Duterte, said Wednesday she will leave rather than face certain arrest and deportation.
A Philippine judge rejected on Monday an effort by President Rodrigo Duterte to arrest one of his fiercest critics, a decision hailed by opponents as a check on the leader and a victory for the rule of law.
The dollar continued to brush aside other currencies Thursday after further proof of the booming US economy sent Treasury yields surging, but Asian equities sank with more Federal Reserve rate hikes looking certain.
A Philippine opposition senator who is a vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte has been detained in a move which has been condemned as persecution of the government's opponents.
Philippines police have arrested 34 Filipino moviegoers for sitting out when the Philippine national anthem was played in a cinema, an official report on Friday said.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the arrest of a lawmaker fiercely critical of his deadly drug war, the second presidential critic from the Senate to be threatened with detention.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrives Sunday for a visit to Israel and Jordan, pursuing a pivot away from his nation's long-time reliance on American military hardware and backing.
President Rodrigo Duterte unveiled a law on Monday granting greater autonomy to the Philippines' Muslim south, as he expressed hope the measure will at last end decades of bloody separatist conflict.
Millions of boxing fans across the Philippines erupted in cheers and tears of joy on Sunday after national icon Manny Pacquiao beat Argentine Lucas Matthysse in a world title bout.
A Philippine mayor who paraded suspected drug dealers through the streets of his city, but also alleged to have drug ties himself, was shot dead while attending a weekly flag-raising ceremony.
Philippine police arrested on Thursday almost 500 people, including some foreigners, allegedly involved in an online multi-million investment fraud that had victimised people overseas, including in Australia, Russia and South Africa.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday told a United Nations rights expert to "go to hell" over criticism of the Philippine leader for threatening the country's top judge.
The euro extended losses in Asian trade Tuesday as political uncertainty in Italy stoked fresh fears about the eurozone.
Philippines on Monday expressed “serious concerns’’ over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has proposed total budgetary outlay of N670.718 billion for the 2019 financial year as against the approved provision of N 646.649 billion of 2018.
Theophilus Afelokhai has shut down talks he has only just deserved the invitation to the Super Eagles after a fine season with Enyimba in the CAF Confederation Cup.
The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has disclosed that the federal government has not released money for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to complete the unemployment report.
Lagos East Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Sikiru Osinowo, has promised to donate his entire salaries for four years to the party, women and youths within his Senatorials district, should he wins the 2019 general elections.
In a show of solidarity, major U.S. media outlets are backing the CNN’s legal fight against the White House for revoking the ‘hard pass’ of Jim Acosta.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says a total of 3.36 million passengers travelled through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja between January and September.
Cameroonian legend Samuel Eto’o has revealed that he once gave Egyptian star Mohamed Salah a pep talk.
The Movement for Transparent Elections (MTE), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has warned that further delay in release of the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) portends great danger to Nigeria’s democracy.
As the Gabonese people demand for tangible proof that president Ali Bongo has ‘greatly improved’ as claimed by the presidency on Sunday, an opposition party has accused the government of peddling a “lie” over the president’s health.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday moved a total of 121.26 million shares valued at N1.58 billion transacted in 2,678 deals in a bearish trading.