Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A significant majority of Filipinos believe that President Rodrigo Duterte should assert the Philippines’ sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea through the international court ruling it had won exactly two years ago.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday urged Filipinos and concerned nations to unite in opposing military build-ups in the South China Sea.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Senator Grace Poe on Thursday called for an end to what she described as “unsettling” and “terrifying” spate of killings in the country.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) -  Taiwan extended its visa-free treatment for Filipinos for another year, after the two-way flow of tourists reached a “record high” last year.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to God for calling Him “stupid,” a remark that has caused an uproar among members of the Catholic Church and other religious groups.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law  that bans all forms of hazing.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Last March, Social Weather Stations found that only 25 per cent of voting-age Filipinos classified themselves as aware of what a federal system of government was. The same survey found that only 37 per cent said they agree with a federal system—presumably as the new form of government for the Philippines. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Senator Risa Hontiveros expressed grave concern over the welfare and treatment of Filipino overseas workers affected by raids and detention under the Malaysian authorities’ “Ops Mega 3.0” or the crackdown against undocumented migrant workers.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros wants the Senate to conduct a foreign policy audit and review of the government’s diplomatic actions against China’s reported incursions in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo is “incompetent,” President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday, saying she would never be ready to become a President.