The bid faces an uphill battle because President Duterte's allies hold an overwhelming majority in Congress.
16 Mar 2017 10:19 AM
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
Kin of slain Filipinos file petition in court, ask cops to disclose proof of victims’ drug links.
27 Jan 2017 4:42 AM
Philippines President calls loss of civilian lives in such attacks collateral damage.
16 Jan 2017 6:57 AM
He gave the orders in a bid to stop a wave of kidnappings at sea.
15 Jan 2017 8:57 AM
Strap: Duterte said his cousins had earlier been members of Islamist groups such as Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
04 Jan 2017 10:38 AM
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
Panel says team formed to probe President’s admission of killing three criminals.
23 Dec 2016 2:04 AM
Over 6000 people have fallen victim to extrajudicial killings since President Duterte had taken office in June.
20 Dec 2016 5:41 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ten prisoners in the Philippines were killed when a suspected jailbreak and attempt to kidnap the warden went wrong in a Manila suburb, authorities said on Friday.
13 Aug 2016 4:14 AM
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given a commitment that $81 million stolen by cyber criminals from the account of Bangladesh Bank in New York and funnelled through bank accounts in Manila wou
06 Aug 2016 12:21 AM
Two Indians — Carnatic singer T.M.
28 Jul 2016 2:04 AM