Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Friday it has no longer monitored any terrorist at the main battle area in Marawi City.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Abuses and violations of international humanitarian law were not only committed by the ISIS-linked Maute terrorist group but also by government security forces during the five-month siege in Marawi City, the Amnesty International reported.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN)  - The Philippines' “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program will not only be felt in the country but also across neighboring Asean countries as they enhance their construction sector, UK-based Oxford Economics said.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN)  - Turning a new page in Chinese-Philippine relations, President Duterte welcomed Prime Minister Li Keqiang to Malacañang on Wednesday, the first official visit by a Chinese premier to the Philippines in 10 years.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Human rights protection has remained a sore point between the Philippines and the European Union (EU) in the recently concluded 31st Asean summit in Manila.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The recently concluded 31st Asean Summit in the Philippines has proven that President Rodrigo Duterte was a recognised leader in the international community.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – The Philippine peso gained 14 centavos to close at a seven-week high of 50.9:$1 on Thursday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – “Of course we have seen pictures, but actually seeing it is different. I was even asking, if this is what I feel as a non-resident, what more those people who really live here?” an overwhelmed Vice President Leni Robredo said after she visited Ground Zero of the battle of Marawi City.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesperson Harry Roque said that he is sure that Duterte will appreciate US President Donald Trump’s commitment to the war against drugs. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to issue a memorandum circular ordering concerned government agencies and requesting Congress to fast-track removal of foreign investment restrictions that require legislation.