No post-authoritarian president has publicly mused about the declaration of martial law as much as Rodrigo Duterte
Duterte has nationalized this local 'way of doing politics,' with its associated coercive features, vulgar argot, and a more personalized patronage system
After a long day of official events, President Rodrigo Duterte meets Marco Digong Carpio, nicknamed Stonefish
When he is with Davao-based journalists he's known for a long time, the President turns into the mayor they are all so familiar with
'Digong is a consummate story-teller whose personal experience, not abstract book learning or moral codes, constitute the substance of his tales and the source of his erstwhile wisdom'
'I hope to God for the sake of our country that all of the things you've promised are lies'
We write this as a warning. The streets will run red if Rodrigo Duterte keeps his promise. Take him at his word, and know you could be next.
Analysts say Rodrigo Duterte's profanity-laced campaign resonates in a chaotic, high-crime society with limited opportunities for a vast underclass working for a tiny elite
(UPDATED) A corporation, largely owned by a family from Capiz, is behind political ads that appear to attack Mar Roxas' rivals
Sunday's presidential debate in Cebu was like 'watching the Fantastic Four' on stage, says Palace spokesman Manolo Quezon
Vice President Jejomar Binay vows he'll push for the FOI bill, but Senator Grace Poe doubts this
If we are to elect Duterte to the presidency, we must first ask ourselves: how different is present-day Philippines from Davao City of the 1980s?
The LP standard-bearer insists debates are important so voters see how candidates think
The words 'graduate' and 'alumnus' are synonymous, says a Wharton official, adding that an 'undergraduate' degree means he finished college there
The LP's vice presidential bet responds to yet another question about presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte
The LP standard-bearer calms down and says it's time to talk about issues
The LP standard-bearer hits 2016 rival Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte
But LP spokesman Representative Edgar Erice downplays reports that party members are jumping ship to support Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte
The founding chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front was an odd combination of the pragmatic and the naive, the militant and the moderate, the careful organizer and the failed supplicant
The Liberal Party standard-bearer says, his camp doesn’t have ‘any kind of coordination, conversation, or any kind of relation with’ journalist Philip Lustre, whom he only knows ‘as a journalist’
Speaking before thousands of supporters in Davao City, the tough-talking Rodrigo Duterte, asks for 'time' to convince his family to let him run for president in 2016
Latest word is that Duterte's choices have narrowed down to Alan Peter Cayetano and another NP senator, Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr
Not known to many, Mar Roxas and Digong Duterte have been friends from many years back