Pres. Duterte asks Putin for arms

MOSCOW — President Rodrigo Duterte has requested Russian President Vladimir Putin for a soft loan for weapons which will be used by the Philippine government in its fight against terrorism.…

Up to 300 businessmen to join President Duterte in Russia

MANILA — Some 200 to 300 businessmen based in the Philippines will be joining President Rodrigo Duterte in his visit to Russia this week, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said. Lopez…