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China gives guns to Philippines to show it's a friend, not a foe

The rifles, worth about $3.3 million, will all go to the Philippine National Police.

Twenty dollar budget for agency probing Duterte's drug war

Philippine lawmakers allocate an annual budget of just 1,000 pesos ($20) to the Commission on Human Rights, a ...

Philippines seeks big cut in drug rehab budget, stoking lawmakers' concern

The lack of rehabilitation centers would cripple the 'declared government policy' to wean substance abusers off drugs.
September 11, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

More blood but no victory as Philippine drug war marks its first year

'There are thousands of people who are being killed, yes. But there are millions who live, see?'
June 25, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

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.
March 21, 2017 | 08:49 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

Philippines' Duterte: UN pull-out threat a 'joke'

"Can't you take a joke," Duterte told reporters when asked if he was serious.
August 24, 2016 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

Thailand's war on drugs causes prison overcrowding

Thailand's war on drugs is putting more and more offenders behind bars, which has created overpopulation within the prison system.
July 17, 2016 | 06:02 pm GMT+7