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Duterte lashes out at EU critics, threatens to 'slap' them

More than 8,000 people have been killed since Duterte took power on June 30 last year.

01 Apr 2017 8:29 PM

Filipino stayed on rain, fish for 2 months before being rescued

While drifting at sea in their tiny boat, Omongos said he and his uncle struggled to catch fish and waited for rain to drink.

30 Mar 2017 8:29 PM

Philippines' Duterte says 'brutal' war on drugs to go on

Rights groups say many of the deaths were assassinations of drugs users with police complicity.

19 Mar 2017 9:15 PM

Philippine lawmaker seeks to impeach Rodrigo Duterte

The bid faces an uphill battle because President Duterte's allies hold an overwhelming majority in Congress.

16 Mar 2017 10:19 AM

Philippine troops kill 15 Islamic State supporters

Philippine forces dropped bombs and fired shells at rebel positions in the mountains of Lanao del Sur in a bid to flush out Hapilon.

29 Jan 2017 3:24 PM


Drug war deaths haunt Rodrigo Duterte

Kin of slain Filipinos file petition in court, ask cops to disclose proof of victims’ drug links.

27 Jan 2017 4:42 AM

Bomb captors and captives, says Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines President calls loss of civilian lives in such attacks collateral damage.

16 Jan 2017 6:57 AM

Duterte orders troops to bomb militants, says hostage deaths 'collateral damage'

He gave the orders in a bid to stop a wave of kidnappings at sea.

15 Jan 2017 8:57 AM

Philippines' President Duterte says his cousins might be with ISIS

Strap: Duterte said his cousins had earlier been members of Islamist groups such as Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

04 Jan 2017 10:38 AM

Philippines' Duterte calls US ambassadors 'spies' over alleged ouster plot

Duterte said though he had no intelligence reports of any plan to undermine his presidency, he believed most ambassadors were with the CIA.

29 Dec 2016 6:34 PM


Rights watchdog eyes slayer Rodrigo Duterte

Panel says team formed to probe President’s admission of killing three criminals.

23 Dec 2016 2:04 AM

Investigate Philippines' Duterte for killings: UN rights chief

Over 6000 people have fallen victim to extrajudicial killings since President Duterte had taken office in June.

20 Dec 2016 5:41 PM

Philippine President Duterte's bodyguards attacked in ambush: military

Military said a bomb hit the soldiers' convoy as it drove to a region where an armed group, which had pledged allegiance to ISIS, operated.

29 Nov 2016 2:59 PM

Philippines to declare fishing ban in China-controlled lagoon

If Duterte's plan proceeds, fishermen of any nationality would only be allowed in the deeper waters just outside Scarborough.

21 Nov 2016 4:32 PM

Philippines' Duterte mulls leaving ICC

He said if China and Russia decide to create a new world order, he would be the first to join them.

17 Nov 2016 3:12 PM


Philippines to ratify climate pact, says Rodrigo Duterte

The Philippines would ratify a global pact aimed at taming climate change, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday, reversing his opposition to the historic United Nations agreement he had previously

08 Nov 2016 6:30 AM

Duterte eyes new friends as currency, stocks sink

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that he would seek closer economic ties with China and Russia as the local currency and stock market extended declines following Western criticism o

27 Sep 2016 6:20 AM

With foot in mouth, Duterte tops Philippines popularity

Despite foul-mouthed tirades, international outrage and a public spat with Barack Obama, Rodrigo Duterte is the most popular politician in the Philippines.

08 Sep 2016 1:23 AM

Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war deaths reach 1,800

Relatives of victims of alleged extra-judicial killings at the start of the Senate probe on the rising number of deaths related to President Duterte’s “War on Drugs” (Photo: AP)

23 Aug 2016 5:50 AM

Will quit ‘stupid’ UN, says Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Sunday to withdraw the Philippines from the United Nations, as he launched another profanity-laced tirade against the organisation for criticising h

22 Aug 2016 5:55 AM