Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act No. 11036 or the Philippine Mental Health Law that would secure, among others, the rights and welfare of persons with mental health needs.

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A Taiwanese boat on Sunday rescued two Filipino fishermen who were stranded for a week off Batanes, a Coast Guard report said on Wednesday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is bent on visiting Kuwait and the trip is likely to push through after his third State of the Nation Address on July 23.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - More than 200 artificial reef domes were damaged when a Vietnamese cargo ship ran aground off Sarangani Bay in southern Philippines on its way to the Makar port here, authorities said Wednesday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The head of the Duterte administration’s economic team on Tuesday assured Japanese businessmen that prospects for the Philippine economy remained rosy despite a high inflation environment at the start of the year.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines' overall balance of payments position for the first five months of 2018 posted a higher deficit of $2.08 billion compared to the $136-million deficit recorded in the comparable period in 2017.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - At the close of trading, the main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) lost 101.5 points or 1.37 percent at a 15-month low 7,312.61, tracking the slump across US and regional markets. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Like disaster response programmes, emergency medicine should become part of our schools and communities.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine Supreme Court’s decision to deny ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s motion for reconsideration — like the original decision removing her from the Court —was not unexpected.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Peace talks should be in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte insisted on Tuesday, even after exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison said talks would be doomed if they would be held in Manila.