Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - What is the extent of military and police support for President Duterte, almost three years into his controversy-filled presidency?

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has warned tourists against transacting with unaccredited hotels, which could leave some visitors without proper accommodation.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Former Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque on Monday said his “old” self would be back after parting ways with President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Our political institutions are as modern in conception as they could possibly be. They were, after all, copied from the most advanced democratic system of our time — the United States of America. But, like almost all our borrowed institutions, our political system can only perform to the extent permitted by our society’s basic structure. That structure is highly hierarchical and essentially still segmented into families and tribalistic communities.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday hailed the election of the Philippines to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council.

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A senior United Nations official said she saw the need for more humanitarian aid for the displaced people in Marawi, who were still living in tents a year after government forces took over the city.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) despite rights groups’ complaints that a government widely condemned internationally for a brutal war on drugs doesn’t belong in a group meant to call out abuses.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The number of “narcopoliticians” has been trimmed down to 85 after the arrest and death of 8 others, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Basic food items such as rice, fish, meat, and vegetables have been major drivers of inflation this year with the contribution of rice rising 10 times to 1 percentage point of the inflation rate, the Department of Finance (DOF) said Thursday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A Chinese national wanted for large-scale fraud in China is set to be deported following his arrest in Pasay City, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Thursday.