Rappler's latest stories on Duterte
Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario says that while the Visiting Forces Agreement is 'imperfect,' it is 'essential' for the Philippine-US defense alliance
'Here goes that knee-jerk anti-Americanism again, some folks may say. But really, entering these two agreements were two of the most irresponsible foreign policy decisions made by our heads of state,' writes Walden Bello
President Rodrigo Duterte once again highlights the 'friendship' between the Philippines and China in his Chinese New Year message
Rappler fact-checks President Rodrigo Duterte's claims and debunks his assertions against us
'We might as well just be friendly, improve our commerce, and let time heal,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he again shuns the option of asserting the Philippines' rights
'Just wait for my signal,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he continues to rile against the Ayala group and businessman Manny Pangilinan over supposedly 'onerous' water concession agreements
'I’ve always believed that the presidential immunity from suit is meant for the Office, not the man who abuses its powers and destroys its dignity,' says Senator Leila de Lima
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, who recommended the review, says President Rodrigo Duterte wants the contract carefully studied
(UPDATED) Beer will be roughly P35 more expensive once the new tax rates kick in
The interview will instead take place on January 28
Here’s the full context of the PCOO’s infographic touting the Duterte administration's achievements
The Supreme Court unanimously rules that the President is immune from suit
'I learned that the religious organization I was part of had endorsed politicians who went against the very teachings of my faith...I was disappointed with how the church was seemingly being used to win the ‘Christian vote’
Ranking officials of the Duterte government will do well to know a memorable quote in HBO’s Chernobyl: 'Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later that debt is paid'
Not all of the 64 airports, 243 seaports, 2,709 bridges, and 9,845 kms of roads are newly built. It includes projects involving repair, rehabilitation, widening, or expansion of existing infrastructure.
President Rodrigo Duterte gets a new record satisfaction rating of 'excellent,' with 82% of Filipinos saying they are satisfied with his performance as Chief Executive
Golpe de gulat is the Duterte administration's tool in telling the business elite that their time is up, that the future belongs to a new oligarchy
As it argues that self-regulation is one of the fundamentals of a free press, Rappler asks: Can the President pick who's legitimate media and who is not? Can the President restrict access to public events?
'Hindi naman inakalain na puputok so baka magkaroon tayo ng supplemental budget sa Congress, but anyway, everybody is eager to help,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells Batangas residents
(UPDATED) The Ayala group faces more contract reviews by the Duterte administration, leading jittery investors to dump stocks on Monday, January 20
ACT-CIS Representative Eric Yap files the resolution just 3 days after President Rodrigo Duterte said he would check the LRT contract, which involves the Ayalas and business tycoon Manny Pangilinan
Ali Sangki is appointed to the Bangsamoro Transition Authority, making him the 79th member out of the required 80
Duterte makes his first visit to the Sinulog Fiesta happening in Cebu City
(UPDATED) Citing the tactics of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, President Rodrigo Duterte warns he would incarcerate the water concessionaires executives if they bring the issue to court. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo clarified that legal processes will still be followed.
If anyone deserves to be impeached it's Duterte. And in that scenario, however implausible, the thought of Robredo being first in the line of presidential succession is consoling, if vaguely.
ABS-CBN's franchise expires on March 30, 2020. Congress has sat on the franchise renewal bills amid President Duterte's threat to block a new franchise
Leading TV network ABS-CBN has met repeated insults and threats from the President over its franchise renewal
The Philippine government says terms in a 2018 labor agreement with Kuwait must be incorporated in every contract with overseas Filipino workers in the Gulf State
The campaign aims to show the government’s progress in 3 ‘key pillars’: peace and order, infrastructure development, and poverty alleviation
'The people should know.... Putangina, pag hindi, babarilin ko yung bayag mo,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he amps up threats against the Ayalas and businessman Manny Pangilinan
Outgoing Air Force chief Lieutenant General Rozzano Briguez replaces former Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corporation head Pedro Aquino Jr, who was sacked due to 'loss of confidence'
The Inter-Agency Task Force on Zero Hunger will create a 'National Food Policy' that will outline the government's priorities and map efforts to achieve zero hunger
Whatever the case, given the short period remaining in the President’s term, it would do well for him to seriously resume the talks. If, as Duterte says, this is his last card, he better play it.
Workers with at least 4 months of 'satisfactory performance' and whose contracts remain in effect may receive as much as P3,000
Major General Allen Paredes replaces outgoing Philippine Air Force chief Lieutenant General Rozzano Briguez, who will retire on January 17
President Rodrigo Duterte promises a deadline for the gift: no later than January 15
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año will be in charge of implementing the order, but he would need funds to relocate thousands of residents
'The need for international mechanisms to provide accountability is as great as ever,' says Human Rights Watch Deputy Asia Director Phil Robertson
President Rodrigo Duterte does not give a categorical answer to the suggestion and ruminates instead on the warm bodies needed to prevent people from returning to the island volcano
Philippine National Police spokesperson Brigadier General Bernard Banac says there is no procurement plan yet for the speed guns
(UPDATED) Experts say it will not affect the ongoing preliminary examination of the Philippine case
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says President Duterte did not follow through with his request for Congress to hold a special session on the Middle East as tension in the region has so far de-escalted
In his first public appearance since the Taal Volcano started erupting, Duterte says his doctor warned him to be careful of volcanic ashfall in the communities he plans to visit
(UPDATED) In a speech before Marine soldiers, President Rodrigo Duterte hits the Philippine National Police, which has not had a chief since early November
While we are shocked by the likes of this snatcher-general, let's not forget he has a role model in Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) Majority of respondents in the December 2019 survey agree with the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution calling for actions against extrajudicial killings related to President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-illegal drug campaign
I am filled with hope to see that there is a growing momentum for demanding accountability, as more and more allies committed to defending human rights, democracy and the Rule of Law are making themselves heard
President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to block permits for property developer DM Consunji to dig and construct after DMCI Holdings Inc chairman Isidro Consunji spoke out about the President's latest rant against water firms
The Davao City government extends ban on carrying firearms until December 31, 2020
'While we remain a steadfast ally of the Philippines, we also remain resolute in defending human rights and the rule of law,' says US Democratic Senator Edward Markey