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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Journalist who criticised Philippine president convicted of libel

If court also upholds Justice Department’s decision, journalists and media firms can be sued up to 12 years for publishing a story

15 Jun 2020 11:09 AM

Duterte 'jokes', says will claim responsibility for rapes committed by army

Duterte is known for his informal, no-nonsense style and his speeches are often loaded with threats and jokes about taboo subjects.

27 May 2017 3:52 PM

Gunmen in Philippines take 14 people on hostages, including priest

Islamist militants have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled.

24 May 2017 3:47 PM