9 Aug 2016
President Rodrigo Duterte warned the Philippines' top judge Tuesday to let him pursue a deadly anti-crime campaign that has left hundreds of suspects dead, suggesting otherwise he would impose "martial law".
7 Aug 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has led a bloody war on drug suspects, on Sunday named over 30 politicians, officials and judges whom he linked to narcotics and warned them to surrender.
6 Aug 2016
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".
2 Aug 2016
Over 300 anti-narcotics and human rights groups from around the world Tuesday called for the United Nations to condemn Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs that has already killed hundreds of people.
25 Jul 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Monday announced a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies, saying it is his "dream" to end the rebellion.
14 Jul 2016
The Philippine government on Thursday hailed its war on drugs a "success", as police confirmed killing nearly 200 people in a two-month blitz that has outraged rights groups.
26 Jun 2016
Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he could be open to peace talks with the Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf, which recently beheaded two foreign hostages and kidnapped seven more.
29 May 2016
Philippine police have killed three drug suspects in a shootout, officials said Sunday, the latest such deaths after the election of tough anti-crime firebrand Rodrigo Duterte as president.
28 May 2016
Ferdinand Marcos's son threatened legal action Saturday to reverse his narrow defeat in recent Philippine elections, which analysts said had been the family of the late dictator's best chance to regain the presidency.
26 May 2016
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.
22 May 2016
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.
10 May 2016
Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte will impose a nationwide curfew on children being on the streets late at night and is also considering banning the serving of alcohol after midnight, his spokesman said Tuesday.