Yielding power when his 6-year term ends is a vanishing option for Duterte, not least because he would face prosecution for extra-judicial execution of thousands
President Rodrigo Duterte paints human rights defenders as an obstacle to the change he promised, according to iDEFEND's Ellecer Carlos
Calling himself the 'tribune of the people,' Solicitor General Jose Calida has visited a drug lord in jail and faced the Supreme Court – all to bring down a Duterte critic
(UPDATED) This is the longest period of 'rest' for 72-year-old President Rodrigo Duterte
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Nagiging depensa ng mga biktima ang pagbubulag-bulagan. Nagiging kanlungan nila ang katahimikan
5 trapped civilians are rescued during the 8-hour ceasefire, including a mother and her 16-month-old daughter
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan is shown meeting a number of prominent officials during the celebration of Eid'l Fitr
The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Branch 205 issues another arrest warrant for detained Senator Leila de Lima
Ramadan this year hasn't been easy, particularly for tens of thousands of families displaced due to the Marawi City crisis
'He paraded himself as an ally during the campaign season, promising same-sex marriage in the Philippines,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas. What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
The P2.67-billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project is seen to boost the country's agricultural production, but some tribes fear that it will adversely affect their communities
(UPDATED) The Philippines voices its 'extreme displeasure over the consistent biased prejudgment' made by UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard
Duterte should be made to understand somehow that, if people wonder whether he is sick, or worse, it’s not personal; it’s constitutional
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says 69 government troops, 280 terrorists, and 26 civilians have been killed in Marawi City since clashes erupted on May 23
The Comprehensive Reform and Development Agenda is an attempt to secure the future of the region. Conflict and corruption, however, are getting in the way.
This comes amid President Rodrigo Duterte's criticism of the European Union for criticizing human rights violations and his bloody drug war
A political analyst, economist, and survey expert weigh in on the Duterte administration's successes and failures in its first year during a recent forum
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The Liberal Party's 'rebranding' is a hard and messy work in progress, as Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year in office
The military says the BIFF was driven to make threats against President Rodrigo Duterte out of 'embarrassment,' as its attack on a North Cotabato village failed to inflict substantial damage on government forces
This comes after BBC anchor Stephen Sackur confronted Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on his opposition to President Rodrigo Duterte that is 'out of tune' with public support for the Philippine leader
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In a June 21 phone conversation, the two leaders also discuss the need for more cooperation among Southeast Asian countries against violent extremism
Duterte ingin membahas mengenai tingginya jumlah WNI yang masuk ke Filipina dan ikut berperang bersama kelompok Maute
The administration's aim is not only to build homes for the poor but to build them within urban centers. It's a challenge on which past governments failed.
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the implementing rules and regulations of the executive order need to go through one last round of vetting among stakeholders
Former president Benigno Aquino III also says he is 'concerned' about the ongoing clashes in Marawi City
Henry Sy Sr's conglomerate is expanding its presence in China and Mindanao. His group has also started submitting unsolicited proposals for public infrastructure.
Duterte lets 9 injured soldiers board the presidential plane to transport them from a Cagayan de Oro military hospital to Manila
'Ang hinihintay lang niyan sabihin na namatay na si Duterte. Mag-ambak-ambak 'yan doon sa selda niya,' says the President about detained Senator Leila de Lima
Through a dialogue, 'the President may hear the pain, suffering, and the voices of ordinary Maranaos so that he may take guidance from it' in future decisions, says local government spokesperson Zia Alonto Adiong
'Let us look at the returns of the trips. Even if there is no return, we should understand; we are the ASEAN chair,' says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III in defense of President Rodrigo Duterte's foreign trip expenses
Vice President Leni Robredo makes a side trip to Massachusetts to help clean and fix the apartment of her daughter who will study in Harvard for a year
The Philippine and Indonesian leaders are expected to discuss security issues as their countries and Malaysia strengthen cooperation against terrorism
President Rodrigo Duterte signs an executive order that bans private citizens from staging fireworks displays at their homes
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(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, with 12 months left in office, steps on the gas as Arroyo-time scam cases are being dismissed by the anti-graft court
'Tutulungan ko kayo hanggang relocation. And then, we will rehabilitate ang Marawi. Gaganda iyon ulit,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he visits evacuees staying in Iligan City
In a confidential memo submitted to President Duterte, DILG officials and employees accuse Jesus Hinlo, John Castriciones, and Emily Padilla of corruption
Duterte's proclamation designates June 13 to 16, 2017 as days of mourning for soldiers and police who died in Marawi. But Malacañang releases it on June 20.
The P2.08 billion is the cost of the non-return of 97,365 vote-counting machines to technology provider Smartmatic
Duterte’s experience as mayor is out of proportion to the demands of the presidency. It ill-prepared him for checks and balances central to a democracy.
The nominees are vying to be President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd appointee to the Supreme Court
No post-authoritarian president has publicly mused about the declaration of martial law as much as Rodrigo Duterte
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