Recent News Headlines : President Rodrigo Duterte

DUTERTE TELLS PHILIPPINES POLICE NOT TO COOPERATE WITH PROBES INTO DRUG WAR


Human rights advocates have said many of the police killings in the drugs war have been executions... READ MORE

2nd March, 2018 21

INTERNATIONAL COURT WILL INVESTIGATE DUTERTE OVER DRUG WAR


He is sick and tired of being accused of the commission of crimes against humanity, Mr. Roque told reporters in Manila... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 4499

PHILIPPINES INKS $233M DEAL WITH CANADA FOR COMBAT UTILITY HELICOPTERS


Last month, during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, the Philippines president indicated that he might purchase the guns from India... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 1053

PHILIPPINE NEWS WEBSITE'S LICENCE REVOKED AFTER DUTERTE THREAT


Rappler, set up in 2012, is among a clutch of Philippine news organisations that have sparred with Duterte over their critical coverage of his brutal drugs war... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 0

PHILIPPINE NEWS WEBSITE'S LICENCE REVOKED AFTER DUTERTE THREAT


Rappler, set up in 2012, is among a clutch of Philippine news organisations that have sparred with Duterte over their critical coverage of his brutal drugs war... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 0

PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT SEEKS TO CLOSE RAPPLER WEBSITE


In a statement on Monday, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines NUJP expressed outrage over the government's decision against Rappler... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 1533

DOZENS FEARED DEAD IN SHOPPING CENTRE FIRE


President Rodrigo Duterte met victims at the scene, about 1,000km southeast of the capital Manila... READ MORE

24th December, 2017 1541

DEATH TOLL REACHES 37 IN SHOPPING MALL DISASTER


Published December 24, 2017 10 24 am A fire rages on at a shopping mall Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, Davao city, southern Philippines... READ MORE

24th December, 2017 11

PHILIPPINES EXTENDS MARTIAL LAW TO 'ERADICATE' ISIL


Congress approves Duterte's request to prolong military rule until end of 2018 in Mindanao region... READ MORE

13th December, 2017 1124

Trending News Headlines : President Rodrigo Duterte

THEY ARE SLAUGHTERING US LIKE ANIMALS


The rain-soaked alley in the Pasay district of Manila was my 17th crime scene, on my 11th day in the Philippines capital... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 274362

DUTERTE JOKES THAT HIS SOLDIERS CAN RAPE WOMEN UNDER MARTIAL LAW IN THE PHILIPPINES


Duterte invited Trump to the Philippines at the end of the call, according to the transcript... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 40032

ASIA'S UGLY DUCKLING OF THE YEAR IS THE PHILIPPINE PESO


Political developments might be the catalyst to drive the dollar-peso higher, said Alan Cayetano, Manila-based head of foreign-exchange trading at the bank... READ MORE

5th March, 2017 24748

PHILIPPINE LEADER DIRECTS AN EXPLETIVE AT OBAMA


Mr. Obama had planned to meet Mr. Duterte in Laos, but the White House said early Tuesday that the meeting had been canceled... READ MORE

6th September, 2016 17658

PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE CALLED FOR A 'SEPARATION' FROM U.S. HIS TRADE MINISTER IS NOW BACKTRACKING.


On Thursday night in Beijing, President Rodrigo Duterte called for a military and economic separation from the United States... READ MORE

21st October, 2016 15083

OBAMA CANCELS MEETING WITH 'COLORFUL' PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT, WHO NOW EXPRESSES REGRET


Sept. 6, 2016 Laotian President Bounnhang Vorachit welcomes President Obama at the Presidential Palace in Vientiane, Laos... READ MORE

7th September, 2016 13564

FORGET DUTERTE. THE PHILIPPINES LOVES THE UNITED STATES.


Filipino enthusiasm for the United States was considerably greater than attitudes in other traditional American allies in Asia, including Japan and South Korea... READ MORE

22nd October, 2016 11504

'BYE BYE AMERICA': DUTERTE THREATENS US TROOPS PACT


Philippines' leader threatens to terminate a deal that allows American troops into country after US scraps aid package... READ MORE

17th December, 2016 10220

PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE TO U.S. OVER AID


President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Saturday to terminate a pact that allows U.S. troops to visit the Philippines, saying bye-bye America... READ MORE

18th December, 2016 10138

WE KILLED FOR DUTERTE, FED BODY TO CROCODILE


1 of 10 Full Screen Autoplay Close Skip Ad x Who is Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte?... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 9482

PHILIPPINES' PRESIDENT DUTERTE: I KILLED WHEN I WAS 16


Referencing human rights criticisms of his policies, Duterte said that he wasn't afraid to go to jail, and apparently used the anecdote to illustrate that... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 9346

'FALSE PROPHET': DUTERTE, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE FIGHT FOR THE SOUL OF THE PHILIPPINES


Relatives and friends of victims of extrajudicial killings leave Manila's Baclaran Church for a vigil Feb. 17, 2017... READ MORE

5th March, 2017 8679

FILIPINO MAYOR SHOT DEAD IN CLASH WITH ANTI-DRUG POLICE


Mayor of Saudi Ampatuan was part of a list identified by President Duterte as being involved in the illegal drug trade... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 7920

BENHAM RISE SEA TERRITORY 'IS OURS'


Rodrigo Duterte orders military to assert ownership of Benham Rise area to Beijing... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 7564

DUTERTE: PHILIPPINES OPEN TO CHINA, RUSSIA 'WAR GAMES'


Relations between the Philippines and China worsened under Duterte's predecessor Benigno Aquino, who tried to challenge Beijing's expansionism in the South China Sea... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 7178

PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE DISCOVERED THIS WEEK THAT HIS ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES


It's only Wednesday, but President Rodrigo Duterte must be ready for the weekend... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 6574

PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE DENIES GIVING DEATH-SQUAD ORDERS


'Accusations of madman' In a separate news report, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte also denied the allegations, calling the witness a madman ... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 4900

RODRIGO DUTERTE ACCUSED OF PAYING POLICE TO KILL


Philippine president ran a 'liquidation squad' as mayor of Davao city targeting drug dealers, alleges former policeman... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 4354

ANALYSIS | TRUMP'S INVITATION TO DUTERTE IS A SIGN OF THE TIMES


In his 10 months in power, Duterte has become one of Asia's most controversial leaders... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 4161

DUTERTE MAKES RAPE 'JOKE' FOR MARTIAL LAW TROOPS


Philippines' president reassures soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under Mindanao island martial law... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 4136

RODRIGO DUTERTE SHRUGS OFF 'BULLSH*T' ICC THREAT


Philippines president blasts calls for his trial at the international criminal court over bloody crackdown on drugs... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 3847

ISLAMIC STATE-LINKED MILITANTS BESIEGE PHILIPPINE CITY


Last month, troops backed by airstrikes killed dozens of Maute militants and captured their jungle camp near Lanao del Sur's Piagapo town... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 3835

DUTERTE ATTACKS CHELSEA CLINTON BY BRINGING UP HER FATHER'S PHILANDERING


Predictably, the remarks exploded onto social networks in the Philippines and the United States... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 3782

"YOU ARE THE LIGHT" - PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE CROONS AT TRUMP'S REQUEST


The United States and its former colony, the Philippines, have been strategic allies since World War Two... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 3750

DUTERTE SAYS HE MAY WIDEN MARTIAL LAW FROM MINDANAO TO INCLUDE ALL OF THE PHILIPPINES


Filipinos stage a demonstration against Duterte's declaration of martial law in Davao, Mindanao Island, in the southern Philippines... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 3319

DUTERTE'S WAR ON DRUGS A 'REIGN OF TERROR', CHURCH SAYS


The Philippines' Catholic Church has blasted President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs for creating a reign of terror ... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 3251

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT CALLS UN HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF AN IDIOT


You there in the United Nations, you do not know diplomacy, Mr. Duterte said... READ MORE

23rd December, 2016 3224

DUTERTE ON 'WAR PATH' AGAINST PHILIPPINE JUSTICE SYSTEM


Sereno is an appointee of Duterte's predecessor and political nemesis, President Benigno Aquino III... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 3095

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT DUTERTE TELLS OBAMA TO 'GO TO HELL'


President Rodrigo Duterte gives a fist-bump gesture during his visit to the Philippine army's Camp Mateo in Rizal province east of Manila on Aug. 25... READ MORE

4th October, 2016 2954

PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT DUTERTE SAYS 'TIME TO SAY GOODBYE' TO AMERICA


Duterte is in China for a four-day trip that is expected to confirm his tilt away from Washington and towards Beijing's sphere of influence... READ MORE

20th October, 2016 2899


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