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By Jim Gomez, Associated Press
The leading broadcast network in the Philippines is off the air under a government order. ABS-CBN is one of the country's oldest and most influential networks.
Locsin signed the notice on the order of Duterte, who has often criticized U.S. security policies while praising those of China and Russia despite the Philippine military's close historic ties with its American counterpart.
A total of 2,367 police officers have been fired, 4,100 suspended while the rest were reprimanded, demoted, had their salaries forfeited or deprived of certain privileges.
The midterm elections are a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies and opposition candidates fighting for checks and balances of the leader.
By Jessica Yarvin, Erica R. Hendry
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Associated Press
Trump teased a "major statement" on trade and the trip later this week at the White House, where he is expected to promote congressional Republicans’ plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code.
By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
His lengthy Asia trip down to its final days, President Donald Trump opted Monday to publicly prioritize strategic interests over human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen by his Philippine host.
By Larisa Epatko
President Donald Trump leaves Friday for a 12-day, five-nation Asia tour seeking better trade deals and regional cooperation to curb North Korea’s nuclear program.
By Erica R. Hendry, Jenny Marder, Larisa Epatko, Teresa Carey
Deaths from stun guns. India outlaws "instant" divorce. Killing of teenage boy by police sparks protests in Philippines. Here are 5 important stories you might have missed in last week's news.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns over North Korea's nuclear program and angrily dismissed media questions about human rights abuses by his government.
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