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US president Donald Trump boards Air Force One to return home from the  Philippines: takes a transactional, deal-making approach to policy, whatever the moral or ethical costs.  Photograph: Jonathan Ernst

US president Donald Trump returns to the United States on Tuesday at the end of the second major foreign trip of his presidency. In many ways, the 1(...)

US president Donald Trump waves goodbye as he enters Air Force One after participating in the East Asia Summit in Manila, Philippines. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

US president Donald Trump skipped the plenary session of a summit of East and Southeast Asian leaders in Manila on Tuesday because of scheduling delay(...)

A Rohingya refugee girl with  make up on her face in the Balukhali Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, today. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

Myanmar’s army released a report on Monday denying all allegations of rape and killings of Rohingya Muslims by security forces, having days earlier re(...)

 Vietnam’s prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, US president Donald Trump  and Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte join hands for the family photo during the South East Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Manila on Monday. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump has hailed his “great relationship” with Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte, who stands accused of acting with impunity over a brutal (...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte at an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit gala dinner in Manila. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

For the last week on the road, US president Donald Trump had been measured, disciplined and studiously scripted as he picked his way through the geopo(...)

 Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte gives his signature fist bump with US actor Steven Seagal, in Manila. Photograph: PPD/AFP/Getty Images

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he hoped a shift to targeting big networks in his war on drugs would satisfy “bleeding hearts” (...)

 Marilou Danley: her  boyfriend carried out a shooting rampage at a Las Vegas concert on Sunday night. Photograph: Reuters

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history was questioned by the FBI (...)

Brendan Crowe and his wife Justyna, in Manila.
Welcome to My Place . . . Manila
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  • September 22, 2017, 11:00

Brendan Crowe, from Rush, Co Dublin, moved to the Philippines with his wife Justyna in 2015. “I came over here to work in a tech support company on a(...)

Davao’s vice mayor Paolo Duterte and son of President Rodrigo Duterte takes an oath as he testifies at a Senate hearing on drug smuggling in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photograph: Erik De Castro/Reuters

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s son on Thursday told a Senate inquiry he had no links to a seized shipment of $125 million (€104 million) worth(...)

United Nations Security Council meeting at its headquarters in New York: Away from winding corridors, the real election deals will be struck  in expensive restaurants and in theatres and bars around the world.

While Irish politicians fret anxiously over the timing of the next general election, there’s a small corner of Government that is already cranking int(...)

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