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Duterte, Robredo top May elections

RODRIGO Duterte is officially called president-elect of the Republic of the Philippines as the national canvassing of the certificate of votes ended Friday night by the joint congressional canvassing committee.

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Palace expects VP-elect Robredo to fight for rule of law

THE Filipinos expect Vice President-elect Leni Robredo to stand for the rule of law and fight threats to democracy, a Palace official said Saturday.

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WHO rejects Rio Olympics postponement call

BERLIN (Updated)— The World Health Organization says there is "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the Zika outbreak.

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Postpone Rio Olympics, health experts urge WHO

LONDON -- Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak.

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China "strongly dissatisfied" with G7 statement on South China Sea

BEIJING -- China on Friday said it was strongly dissatisfied with a statement by G7 members, in which they expressed concern over the South China Sea.

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