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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Says He 'Cured' Himself Of Being Gay
Duterte tried to demonstrate his heterosexual bona fides by inviting several women onstage to kiss him.
This Grisly 'Dead Whale' Sculpture Is A Tough Lesson About Ocean Plastics
The artist was inspired by real whales that have died from having pounds of plastic in their bellies.
Philippines Customs Officials Seize 757 Tarantulas From Poland
Officials estimated the value of the unusual shipment at $5,900.
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Journalist Maria Ressa, Target Of Rodrigo Duterte, Arrested For Second Time This Year
Philippine officials first arrested Ressa, executive editor of Rappler, in February — among a series of attempts to stifle the site's reporting on Duterte’s war on drugs.
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Whale Ate 88 Pounds Of Plastic Before Washing Up Dead In Philippines
“I was not prepared for the amount of plastic," said Darrell Blatchley, who recovered the animal.
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Trump Has Touted Debunked Story About U.S. General Killing 49 Muslims To End Terrorism
Bullets were "dipped in pig's blood," he claimed, one of his many past comments under new scrutiny following the New Zealand attack.
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Philippine President Used The Word 'Bitch' To Refer To Women At Gender Equality Event
Rodrigo Duterte also referred to the audience of female military and police as "crazy women."
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After Arrest, Pioneering Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Resolves To 'Hold The Line'
Long a target of President Rodrigo Duterte, Ressa was arrested Wednesday in the latest attempt to silence her and her news site, Rappler.
At Least 20 Dead As 2 Bombs Target Roman Catholic Cathedral In Philippines
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press
The blasts blew away the entrance to the cathedral and ripped through the main hall.
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Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Suggests He Sexually Assaulted Maid As A Teen
The controversial president says he told a priest that he snuck into his maid's room and "touched" her while she slept.
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Miss Philippines Catriona Gray Crowned Miss Universe 2018
Gray’s win marks the fourth time a Miss Philippines has won the competition.
U.S. Navy Warplane Crashes Into The Sea Northeast Of The Philippines
This was the second crash involving aircraft belonging to the USS Ronald Reagan in less than a month.
Sewer PIpe In Philippines Is Clogged With Wallets, Not Waste
Officials suspect the owners of the wallets were victims of pickpockets.
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Philippine Court Orders Arrest Of President Rodrigo Duterte's Fiercest Critic
By Jim Gomez, AP
Duterte revoked the senator’s 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges against him.
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At Least 40 Feared Trapped In Philippines Landslide: Police
Philippine police say the death toll from Typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 64.
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Philippines Starts Evacuations Along Coast As Super Typhoon Nears
By Neil Jerome Morales, Reuters
Typhoon Mangkhut, the strongest storm to hit the country so far this year, is forecast to make landfall early on Saturday.
It's A Cultural Moment For Asian Representation – As Long As You're Light Skinned
, Guest Writer
Hollywood is making strides, but let’s not overlook the folks outside the margins — the ones who look like me.
Bride Wades Through Murky Floodwaters To Marry Her Groom
A bride in the Philippines walked down a flooded church aisle determined not to let a monsoon ruin the big day.
Philippines President Duterte Orders Luxury Vehicles Worth $5.5 Million Crushed
Ferraris, Lamborghinis and other pricey vehicles were destroyed as part of Rodrigo Deterte's anti-smuggling push.
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Christian Group Surprises Pride Crowd, Apologizes For Anti-LGBTQ Views
Curtis M. Wong
“I’m sorry I’ve rejected and hurt your family in the name of family values,” one banner read.
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What Anthony Bourdain Meant To Filipinos
, Guest Writer
He understood what food meant to the people who made and ate it, and he was careful to treat the food ― and, by extension, Filipinos ― with respect.
You Must Listen To These Little Boys Perform Beyoncé's 'Listen'
We think Queen Bey would approve.
Rita Moreno Wore Her Same Oscar Dress From 1962
The gown was made in the Philippines with an obi sash.
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America's Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines
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Rodrigo Duterte's regime has killed 13,000 people in its “war on drugs” and imposed martial law on 20 million citizens in the name of a so-called war on terrorism.
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The Philippines' Most Active Volcano Is On The Verge Of Eruption
It's been spewing ash, lava, and pyroclastic material for more than a week.
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Dozens Feared Dead In Massive Shopping Mall Blaze In Philippine City Of Davao
Officials said there was "zero" chance of survival for those trapped inside.
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