Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Public satisfaction with President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent war on drugs is slightly up in the second quarter of 2018, while rejection of his campaign against loiterers has boiled over, with most Filipinos insisting it is a violation of their human rights.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Typhoon “Paeng” (international name “Trami”) continued to gain strength on Monday as it headed towards Taiwan, the weather bureau said.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Malacañang on Monday pointed to President Rodrigo Duterte's recent "hectic schedule" as proof that he is healthy.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - As the soil remained saturated in areas hit hard by Typhoon "Ompong" (Mangkhut), the state weather bureau warned of new landslide risks with the new typhoon approaching northern Philippines.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Malacañang is looking into the possibility that government agencies may have been negligent in their duties and failed to prevent the landslides in a mining area in Itogon, Benguet that killed over 60 people.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Eight Chinese nationals were arrested for illegally selling retail goods in Manila, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Monday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The benefits of accelerating the infrastructure program are quite evident: Millions of direct and indirect jobs will be generated, which will support all kinds of allied industries that will, in turn, put more money in the hands of more Filipinos. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Navies of foreign powers outside the region sail to the South China Sea to cause trouble with their freedom of navigation operations, the Chinese envoy to the United Kingdom said.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Likely vitalised by a U.S. official’s recent attacks against the International Criminal Court (ICC), President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday night criticised the global body anew for wanting to investigate his war against illegal drugs.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Filipino human rights activists on Friday rallied in Geneva, Switzerland, to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the martial law declaration by dictator Ferdinand Marcos, a day after the International People’s Tribunal found President Rodrigo Duterte guilty of gross violations of the civil, political, economic and sociocultural rights of the Filipino people.