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Philippines suspends decision to allow vaccinated tourists entry

The Philippines has temporarily suspended a decision to allow fully vaccinated tourists entry in a bid to prevent a new, heavily mutated coronavirus variant taking off in the country where most of ...

Vendors sell plastic horns ahead of New Year celebrations in Divisoria, Manila in the Philippines, 29 December 2017.

ICC suspends investigation of Philippines 'war on drugs'

The International Criminal Court has suspended its investigation into suspected rights abuses committed under Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" following a request from Manila.

ICC suspends investigation of Philippines 'war on drugs'

Philippines govt defends press freedom after critic wins Nobel Peace Prize

A top aide to Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte said Monday the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to journalist and government critic Maria Ressa was proof that “press freedom is alive” in the ...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa pictures is displayed in the Reporter Without Border (RSF) headquarter in Paris, on 8 October 2021

Philippines' Duterte to prepare defence against ICC probe

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will "prepare for my defence" against an International Criminal Court probe into his deadly drug war, after previously insisting he would not ...

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte (L) and his daughter Sara Duterte

Philippine Nobel winner Ressa calls Facebook 'biased against facts'

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa used her new prominence to criticise Facebook as a threat to democracy, saying the social media giant fails to protect against the spread of hate and ...

Filipino journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa

Philippines' Nobel Prize winner Ressa says 'nothing is possible without facts'

Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa said on Friday that her Nobel Peace Prize win shows that "nothing is possible without facts", as she referred to the links between democracy and freedom of ...

 Maria Ressa, journalist and CEO of the Rappler news website

FM Borhan Uddin made new envoy to the Philippines

The government has decided to appoint FM Borhan Uddin as the next ambassador of Bangladesh to the Republic of the Philippines, said a release of the foreign affairs ministry on Sunday

FM Borhan Uddin made new envoy to the Philippines

Philippine president to retire from politics

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he will not run for vice president in 2022 and will retire from politics, potentially paving the way for his daughter to contest the country's ...

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte speaks to the media after Philippine Senator Christopher "Bong" Go filed his certificate of candidacy to join the vice presidential race in Pasay City, metro Manila on 2 October 2021.

US sends more than 8m Covid vaccines to Bangladesh, Philippines

Hard-hit Bangladesh has already received millions of US vaccine doses, including another 2.5 million sent just last week

In this file illustration photo taken on 17 November 2020 are pictured vials with Covid-19 Vaccine stickers attached and syringes with the logo of US pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German partner BioNTech

Bangladesh advances in freelancing, falls behind in hourly wages

Bangladesh, which is the world’s second-largest source of freelancing after India, falls behind in the hourly wages of freelancers.

Bangladesh advances in freelancing, falls behind in hourly wages
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