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Netflix series shows 'necessary' Philippine drug war: director

Award-winning director Brillante Mendoza said the film was not a propaganda for the government and stressed he remained an 'advocate' against illegal drugs.

Philippines' top judge vows fight as Duterte, allies seek ouster

Duterte and Sereno first crossed swords in 2016 as Sereno was vocal against Duterte's drug war. 

Duterte under fire as Philippines moves to close news website Rappler

Duterte is set to shut down Rappler, a critical voice of his government. 
January 16, 2018 | 10:27 pm GMT+7

UN warns of 'massive' human rights abuses on Philippines' Mindanao

Duterte has called the island a 'flashpoint for trouble' and for atrocities by Islamist and communist rebels.
December 28, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

37 feared dead in Philippine mall blaze just ahead of Christmas

The fire adds more misery to the mainly Catholic Philippines at Christmas, with a storm killing at least 182 people the past few days.
December 24, 2017 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Philippines a global hotspot for environmental murders

Watchdog says environmental activists are routinely killed in the Southeast Asian countries. 
December 06, 2017 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte says Marawi liberated but battle continues

Duterte said battle against Islamic State continues. 
October 17, 2017 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

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.
October 05, 2017 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Thousands of Filipino protesters warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

Thousands of Filipinos rally in Manila against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they call an ‘emerging dictatorship.’
September 22, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise

Teenagers joining ISIS were lured by promises of money, marriage and paradise after death.
September 21, 2017 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Thousands rally for and against Philippines' Duterte

Both Duterte's critics and supporters took to the street on Thursday. 
September 21, 2017 | 05:44 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte asks head of human rights agency: 'Are you a pedophile?'

Duterte also accused the human rights head of being a spokesman for the opposition party.
September 17, 2017 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Trump-Duterte effigy torched in the Philippines

Angry over American troops' involvement in the war against insurgents in the southern Philippines, activists clash with police and torch an effigy of Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte. 
September 17, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Philippines orders retraining, reassignment of 1,200 police after alleged abuses

The move arrives after public outage over police killing of a 17-year-old boy last month during one of those anti-drug operations. 
September 15, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Philippine president's Senate foes, allies vow to block budget cut for rights body

Duterte's signature campaign has left thousands of mostly urban poor Filipinos dead. 
September 13, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7
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