Philippines' Duterte threatens martial law
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to impose martial rule to prosecute his deadly war on drugs, three decades after the nation shed dictatorship with a famous "People Power" revolt.
8 out of 10 Filipinos worry they could be killed in drug war
Almost eight out of 10 Filipinos are worried that someone in their family can be killed in the Philippine government’s war against illegal drugs, a survey showed on Monday.
Philippine militants 'hungry' for caliphate
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants were hungry to establish a caliphate, as he toughens his stance on the kidnap-for-ransom group accused of a deadly bombing ...
Philippines' Duterte vows to keep 'shoot-to-kill' order
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to maintain his "shoot-to-kill" order against drug dealers while in office and says he "does not care about human rights".
Duterte vows economic growth outside of 'dead' Philippine capital
Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte pledged Thursday to spread economic activity beyond the overpopulated capital of Manila, calling it a "dead" city overrun by shantytowns.
'Hypocritical' Catholic church blasted by Philippine president-elect
The Philippines president-elect blasted the Catholic church Sunday for hypocrisy, saying the bishops who had condemned him during his campaign had been asking favours from the government.
Philippine boxing legend Pacquiao punches way into Senate
Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is virtually assured of a seat in the upper house Senate, according to election results Tuesday which take him a step closer to his dream of the Philippines presidency.
At least 36 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes
A ferry loaded with nearly 200 people capsized off a central Philippine port on Thursday, officials said, killing at least 36 people in the country's latest maritime tragedy.