Philippine agents arrest award-winning journalist critical of president

2019-02-13 16:10

The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's policies was arrested by government agents in a libel case.

Rodrigo strikes as Atletico held by Valencia in La Liga opener

2018-08-21 07:27

Atletico Madrid failed to get their La Liga title bid off to a winning start, as Rodrigo earned Valencia a draw at the Mestalla Stadium.

Duterte berates, threatens to kill corrupt police on live TV

2018-08-08 05:55

The Philippine president has threatened to kill corrupt police in an expletives-laden encounter on live TV.

Duterte tells UN expert 'to go to hell' over criticism

2018-06-03 08:25

The Philippine president has lashed out at another UN human rights expert for making critical remarks about his supposed role in the expulsion of the Supreme Court chief justice

Philippine Catholics protest bill to legalise divorce

2018-02-25 08:19

Around 2 000 Roman Catholic Filipinos protest in Manila against a push to legalise divorce, with church groups also using the "Walk for Life" march to slam Philippnine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drugs war.

'Happy' to kill: Philippine leader's views on drugs deaths

2018-02-10 17:58

Outspoken Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who faces investigation by the International Criminal Court into alleged crimes during his "war on drugs", has said he would be happy to kill three million addicts.

37 feared dead in Philippine mall blaze: Vice mayor

2017-12-24 07:19

Thirty-seven people were believed killed in a fire that engulfed a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao, local authorities say.

Philippines' Duterte says he once stabbed a person to death

2017-11-10 13:24

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he stabbed a person to death as a teenager, in a defiant speech to promote his drug war ahead of a summit of world leaders in Manila.

Philippines: 21 alleged drug offenders killed in single day

2017-08-15 12:39

Philippine police say simultaneous anti-drug operations in a northern province have left 21 drug offenders dead after they allegedly offered armed resistance against arresting officers

Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug war

2017-07-25 11:24

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism and warned that offenders will end up in "jail or hell".


Duterte calls Hitler 'insane' at Israeli Holocaust memorial

2018-09-05 06:12

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who once compared himself to Hitler, paid a solemn visit to Israel's Holocaust memorial, branding the Nazi leader "insane" as he lamented the genocide of 6 million Jews.

Philippines' Duterte slams China over island-building

2018-08-15 12:04

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to "temper" its behaviour in the South China Sea in a rare criticism of the Asian superpower over its programme of island-building in disputed waters.

WATCH: Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte apologises to God

2018-07-12 16:01

President Rodrigo Duterte has made a 'qualified' apology to his 'all-forgiving God' following criticism over his attacks on God and the teachings of Christianity.

WATCH: More than 800 luxury cars crushed to combat smuggling in Philippines

2018-03-15 12:12

Philippine's President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led his country's 'Condemnation and Public Destruction of Contraband Vehicles' campaign - watch as more than 800 luxury cars are crushed.

Philippines vows less violent drug war amid ICC probe

2018-02-15 07:46

Philippine police say they have adopted special measures, including body cameras, to reduce violence in anti-narcotics operations.

Philippines' Duterte vows to get to truth of deadly mall blaze

2017-12-26 16:49

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to get to the truth about a blaze in his home city that killed 37 call centre workers.

Shooting from the hip: Trump and Duterte's fiery quotes

2017-11-13 08:21

Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte are to meet in Manila for their first official talks, an occasion that brings together two of the most outspoken statesmen of recent years.

Uber forced to suspend operations in Philippines

2017-08-16 09:35

Uber was forced to suspend operations in the Philippines, after the ride-sharing giant's efforts to appeal a one-month ban were quashed as it tussles with authorities over driver permits.

Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools

2017-07-26 07:32

Human rights groups have asked the Philippine president to withdraw his threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels.

Trump praises Duterte's 'great job' in Philippine drug war: reports

2017-05-24 15:22

US President Donald Trump has praised his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte over his immensely polarising drug war, which has killed thousands of people, reports say.

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