Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Duterte hit the Catholic Church anew in his speeches in Isabela City, Basilan as well as in Zamboanga City.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Chinese fishing vessels are driving Filipino fishermen away from a string of sandbars close to Philippine-occupied Pag-asa Island in the South China Sea, according to a Philippine official.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The bombing of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral in Jolo, Sulu, on Jan. 27, 2019, is an act of terror. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - “If I become president, if Allah gives his blessing before I die since I am old, I will leave to you all a Mindanao that is governed in peace,” Rodrigo Duterte promised during his fateful presidential campaign in 2016.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - To the sharp daggers piercing the Church, the bishops’ response is humility and renewal. “When people do not understand our essential doctrines as Roman Catholic Christians, we have also ourselves to blame. It could also mean we have failed in our preaching. Perhaps we have not been effective enough in our catechesis about the faith?”

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - After a day’s silence, an extremist group has come forward to claim responsibility for the horrific twin bombings that ripped through the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, Sulu, last Sunday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte is outraged by the twin blasts that hit the Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, Sulu, on Sunday morning, killing at least 20 people and injuring 111 others.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The presence of Chinese maritime militia on the disputed Spratly Islands as reported by a US think tank is a mere “speculation,” Malacañang said Monday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A Filipino couple drowned while they were on their honeymoon in the Maldives, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Before 1998, Asian leaders would always ask: “What does Washington think?” Today, their first question is: “What does Beijing think?”