Philippine mayor survives ambush after Duterte threat
A Philippine mayor accused of involvement in narcotics trafficking survived an ambush on Sunday, police said, four months after President Rodrigo Duterte publicly threatened to kill him.
Philippines' top court ousts Duterte-critic chief justice
The Philippines' top court voted on Friday to remove its chief justice, who faced ouster efforts after battling with President Rodrigo Duterte over human rights and his deadly war on drugs.
Duterte sorry for Hong Kong deaths in 2010 hostage crisis
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday formally apologised over the deaths of eight Hong Kong tourists in a 2010 Manila hostage crisis that soured ties with the Chinese territory.
Philippines’ Duterte now targets fake drugs
President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has opened a new front in his war on drugs, targeting fake over-the-counter medicines to try to stem the spread of counterfeit paracetamol, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
Philippines withdrawal from ICC will not stop inquiry into killings
The withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) will not impact an inquiry by prosecutors into killings related to President Rodrigo Duterte’s war against drugs, the court said in a statement on Tuesday.
Philippines' Duterte urges other nations to quit ICC
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday urged other nations to follow his move to quit the International Criminal Court, which is examining his deadly drug war.
Philippines says its exit marks “beginning’’ of the end for ICC
The Philippines said on Thursday its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) could be “the beginning of the end” for the institution, as more countries would follow suit and non-members would be discouraged from joining.
Philippines' Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court
President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he was pulling the Philippines out of the treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court, which is examining his deadly drug war.