Category Archives: Philippines

A Rare Survivor of a Philippine Drug Raid Takes the Police to Court – The New York Times

MANILA — The drug raid ended like so many others in the Philippines, with all the suspects shot by the police.But one of them, Efren Morillo, a 28-year-old fruit and vegetable vendor, did not die.As the only known survivor of … Continue reading

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Rodrigo Duterte- in Japan- Calls for U.S. Troops to Exit Philippines in 2 Years – The New York Times

“TOKYO — President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, on a trip to Japan, said Wednesday that he wanted all foreign troops out of his country within “maybe two years” and that he was willing to revoke base-hosting agreements with the … Continue reading

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Our Boat Was Intercepted by China – The New York Times

China has been blocking fishermen from a reef near the Philippines for four years, in another flash point in the dispute over the South China Sea. Source: Our Boat Was Intercepted by China – The New York Times The take … Continue reading

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Father and Son Killed in Police Custody Cast Shadow on Philippine Drug War – The New York Times

“MANILA — Even amid the slaughter of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, the killings of Renato and Jaypee Bertes stand out. The Bertes men, father and son, shared a tiny, concrete room with six other people in a metropolitan … Continue reading

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