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Ceasefire in Philippines

The President of Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, recently declared ceasefire with the insurgent forces in the country, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. About the Rebellion The ongoing rebellion/ insurgency, called the CPP-NPA-NDF Rebellion, has been going on for more than half a century. It is one of the longest running rebellion in Asia. It is ..

Philippines warns China to back off the disputed island

Philippines President Duterte has warned China to back off the disputed island in South China sea. The Chinese presence in the South China Sea is increasing and has been warned by adjacent countries. It has also received criticism all over the world. China, Philippines, Brunei, Taiwan, Malaysia and Vietnam have been claiming various islands and ..

President Duterte warns on cancellation of Aid Pact with US

President Duterte has threatened to cancel its aid pact-the Visiting Forces Agreement with US which allows US troops to visit Philippines as US cancelled a major aid package over its concerns on human rights. A US government aid agency Millennium Challenge Corporation has put off a vote on the renewal of development assistance package for ..