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The Palace confirms a European nation offered 'technical assistance' on a type of drug treatment the President vehemently opposes
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China is believed to be one of the main manufacturers of synthetic drugs – including opioids such as fentanyl – which have been blamed for public health crises in other countries
Duterte's spokesman now claims the New York Times is part of a plot to oust the President
Ang sagot sa pahayag ng administrasyong Duterte na hindi dapat nakikialam ang mga banyaga sa mga pangyayari sa Pilipinas: may karapatan silang makialam kapag mga Pilipino na rin mismo ang nagrereklamo sa kanila
(UPDATED) 'A more consequential action' other countries could make to protest the war on drugs is to impose tariffs on Philippine goods, a New York Times editorial says
The head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office takes a swipe at The New York Times for writing 'just to throw negativity against the President,' Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Duterte says: 'I'm sorry. You say you're poor; that's not an answer. I have a problem: 4 million addicts. Do you want 4 million more?'
CJ Sereno challenges lawyers to go against the tide, stand firm in the face of pressure, and follow their conscience
Lawyer Jude Sabio says testimonies of self-proclaimed Davao Death Squad members and pronouncements on killing drug personalities will help build a strong case against President Rodrigo Duterte before the ICC
The drug war not only threatens to slow down growth, but also qualifies as one of the most anti-poor policies in recent Philippine history
Rappler talks to Director Camilo Pancratius Cascolan, the PNP's Director for Operations to talk about how the police is handling its return to anti-illegal drugs campaigns
Addressing graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy, President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates a promise he's made to cops: Do your job, and I'll have your back
Carlo Gabuco's project for this grant chronicles President Duterte's war on drugs as seen through the eyes of affected children
This comes after Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo appealed to Vice President Leni Robredo and the media to 'tone down' their reporting of extrajudicial killings
In his Lenten message, Archbishop Socrates Villegas presents 'true stories of conversion' from self-confessed hitmen Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascañas
Vice President Leni Robredo's video was instead screened in one of a hundred side events and exhibits mounted by NGOs, the DFA explains
President Rodrigo Duterte says under his proposal, the Catholic Church, other religious denominations, and various groups can submit nominees for him to choose from
Thailand's ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra also waged a deadly and controversial drug war in 2003. Here's how it's similar to Duterte's.
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President Rodrigo Duterte, not Vice President Leni Robredo, is the highest official mentioned by the EU Parliament in its resolution against extrajudicial killings
Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says Vice President Leni Robredo's criticism of the drug war is affecting the Philippines' standing in the international community
Strong statements against extrajudicial killings in the country are making it difficult for the tourism department to promote the Philippines, says DOT chief Wanda Teo
18 lawmakers who voted no to the RH bill under the 15th Congress voted yes to the death penalty measure under the 17th Congress. How did the Church mobilize against the two controversial measures?
Senators Risa Hontiveros and Paolo Benigno Aquino IV say there is a need to protect victims' families from excessive funeral expenses that benefit corrupt cops
The Philippines is one of the best places to invest in, Andrea Domingo tells potential investors. Ignore the noise, she adds.
'I wanted to tell you that violence is never a way out of desolation; that there is change in hope, not in fear'
There 'was no contradiction' between President Rodrigo Duterte and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says
Singaporean Ambassador Kok Li Peng also sees in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte the 'political will and determination' of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew
The Office of the Vice President shows a copy of its January 30 letter seeking information from the Philippine National Police, which it says went unanswered
The Philippine National Police chief says he has yet to get reports of this alleged scheme
After a decade and hundreds of thousands of deaths, the US opioid addiction crisis is entering a new phase – and towns, cities and states are being overwhelmed
Selling drugs is killing people, Cardinal Tagle says, as he launches another Catholic-run drug rehabilitation program
'VP Robredo will reap the people's wrath and contempt for her treasonous act,' Solicitor General Jose Calida says
This is the first non-Filipino Catholic bishops' conference to speak out against human rights abuses in Duterte-led Philippines
According to the UN's World Health Organization, 3.3 million deaths around the globe every year are the result of harmful alcohol use – almost 6% of all deaths
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European lawmakers also urge Philippine officials to 'immediately halt ongoing proceedings to reinstate the death penalty'
Fentanyl is a potent prescription painkiller which is extremely addictive, leading people to seek out illegal copycat versions
PART 2: Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas leads the charge to whip the votes and bring back the death penalty in the country, a pet bill of President Rodrigo Duterte
LP secretary-general Jose Christopher Belmonte says it is 'heartwarming' that none of the party's lawmakers are willing to take the place of their ousted colleagues
A lawyer says about 100 similar cases are being readied against policemen
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European lawmakers also want the Philippine government 'to drop all politically motivated charges' against President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez considers the approval of the death penalty bill as the biggest achievement of the House so far
A transcript of the hearing held on February 24, 2017 shows RTC Judge Juanita Guerrero saying so
The chief of the Northern Police District dismisses murder and criminal complaints filed against his men in an alleged extrajudicial killing