19 Dec 2016
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.
19 Dec 2016
Philippine Catholic leaders and rights groups on Monday condemned as "barbaric" President Rodrigo Duterte's plan to restore the death penalty and execute "five or six" criminals daily.
18 Dec 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he killed three kidnappers in 1988 when he was Davao City mayor to save a woman hostage.
16 Dec 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte boasted again Friday he had killed criminals, as he vowed no let up in his war on drugs that has already claimed thousands of lives.
14 Dec 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally killed suspected criminals when he was mayor of a southern city to set an example for police.
27 Nov 2016
Troops Sunday fired artillery at positions held by an Islamic militant faction in the southern Philippines as more soldiers deployed against the group, which staged a deadly bombing in President Rodrigo Duterte...
26 Nov 2016
The Philippines' drug problem is "beyond imagination", boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said on Saturday in Tokyo, defending his hard-liner president's controversial anti-drug campaign.
23 Nov 2016
Philippine fishermen on Wednesday criticised President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to ban them from a rich South China Sea fishing ground, part of his efforts to ease tensions over disputed waters controlled by China.
22 Nov 2016
Philippine-US military ties are still "robust" despite threats by President Rodrigo Duterte to sever defence relations between the two allies, Manila's military spokesman said Tuesday.
21 Nov 2016
Children as young as nine could be jailed in the Philippines for certain crimes under a proposed law backed by the president, sparking concern Monday from the United Nations and rights groups.
17 Nov 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to follow in Russia's footsteps Thursday and pull his country out of the International Criminal Court, incensed at foreign criticism of his deadly drug war.
2 Nov 2016
Ex-Philippine leader Fidel Ramos has resigned as special envoy to China after criticising President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against the United States and deadly war on crime.