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Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte calls European critics 'crazies'

Duterte fired his broadside after the European Parliament issued a resolution condemning 'the high number of extrajudicial killings' in his drug war.

Philippines aims for 'golden age of infrastructure'

'The city [Manila] is really suffering now from lack of mobility, not only in terms of mobility, it’s really the ...

Philippine police 'reload', rejoin drug war

Filipino authorities resumes the war on drug with a more sophisticated campaign than the last which has been ceased for over a month due to corruption within police force.
March 06, 2017 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested at Senate - AFP

'I am innocent,' said arrested senator.
February 24, 2017 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Blood and benefits: Duterte imposes his formula on the Philippines

The president has brought the iron-fist approach he used to rule Davao to the capital Manila.
December 28, 2016 | 10:08 pm GMT+7

UN human rights chief urges murder inquiry into Duterte's killing claim

President Rodrigo Duterte claims he killed three people as mayor of Davao City and has commanded thousands of killings in his war on drugs.
December 21, 2016 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Philippines won't 'deviate from' arbitration ruling on China: minister

'If you want, let's just develop the oil there, we can share.'
December 19, 2016 | 09:51 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte warns US of 'tit-for-tat' response

'Bye bye America,' said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
December 17, 2016 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte says he personally killed people

'Just to show to the guys (police) that if I can do it why can't you.'
December 14, 2016 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

China considers granting Philippines access to disputed shoal - adviser

'A wholesale bilateral fishing industry deal is still being discussed, an agreement has not yet been reached.' 
November 27, 2016 | 06:46 pm GMT+7

Philippine leader sets 17 Vietnamese fishermen free

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday personally saw off 17 Vietnamese fishermen.
November 02, 2016 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

Philippines to release 17 Vietnamese fishermen this week

The fishermen were arrested for illegal fishing, but a prosecutor believes they were only trying to avoid a storm.
October 31, 2016 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte hits out at US, heads to Japan

Philippines' leader has softened his remarks about a 'separation' from the United States.
October 26, 2016 | 10:08 am GMT+7

US Navy to continue S.China Sea patrols despite Duterte: analysts

The latest U.S. announcemnt comes on the heels of more 'troubling rhetoric' from the new president of the Philippines.
October 23, 2016 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

For now, US tries to ignore Philippine president's broadsides

"Sometimes you have to hold your nose about the individuals and deal with the countries."
October 04, 2016 | 08:12 am GMT+7