Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The naval and Coast Guard vessels of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) have consistently drawn attention in the heavily disputed South China Sea, especially with the completion of military bases on artificial islands that China has built on Philippine-claimed reefs in the Spratly archipelago.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - So often has President Duterte commanded others to kill that it has become the most ordinary thing to hear in his public speeches. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Politics is married to an assortment of vested interests in the Philippines. It is married to business, religion, show biz, and even to shady ventures like gambling and illegal drugs.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Rodrigo Duterte and his family are an amusing lot. Never before in the history of our country have we had a president who is exceptional in comical amusement. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The concern of the Duterte administration regarding moves in Congress to scrap the additional tax on fuel is understandable. More so if those leading the campaign are seeking reelection in the midterm polls in May 2019.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said not filing a diplomatic protest against China’s alleged aggression in the West Philippine Sea would be tantamount to giving up the country's rights over the disputed waters.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Use your common sense. That was the advice of Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Tuesday to the public to determine whether President Rodrigo Duterte is joking or not.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The World Bank Group announced Tuesday that it would invest $200 billion in support of countries taking ambitious climate action from 2021 to 2025.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Who says agriculture and tourism don’t mix? My family, down to the grandchildren, just spent a refreshing weekend in a farm resort barely 20 minutes from our home in Los Baños in the quiet neighboring town of Pila. It was for us yet another gratifying experience that proves that agriculture and tourism can indeed go together — and in many beneficial ways.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - In “Orientalism,” arguably one of the greatest works of the 20th century, the late Edward Said warned about the embedded prejudices that poison not only mass media’s coverage, but also the academic canons.