Philippine Congress starts debate that may extend Duterte term
Philippine lawmakers on Tuesday began formal proceedings on changing the government into a federal system that could allow President Rodrigo Duterte to stay in office for more than a decade.
Philippines president accepts son’s resignation as vice mayor
President Rodrigo Duterte of Philiphines on Friday accepted the resignation of his eldest son as vice mayor of the southern city of Davao following allegations he was involved in drug smuggling.
Philippines' Duterte vows to get to truth of deadly mall blaze
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Tuesday to get to the truth about a blaze in his home city that killed 37 call centre workers.
Controversial Duterte's son resigns from Philippine government post
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest son resigned from his local government post on Monday, citing allegations of links to drug smugglers which he denies and a bitter social media dispute with his own daughter.
Duterte seeks martial law extension for southern Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants and communist rebels.
Philippines' Duterte tells Muslims he will correct 'historical injustice'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to correct "historical injustice" in a speech to Filipino Muslim rebels on Monday as his government seeks to reignite a stalled peace process in the nation's troubled south.
Trump hails 'great relationship' with self-proclaimed killer Duterte
Donald Trump declared Monday he had a "great relationship" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a self-proclaimed killer who is waging a drugs war that rights groups say involves mass murder, as the leaders joked with each other in Manila.
Trump breaks the link as handshake photo op goes awry
Donald Trump was all fingers and thumbs during a carefully choreographed photo op Monday at a summit of world leaders, failing to grasp whose hands he was supposed to be holding and breaking a lineup intended to showcase unity.