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The Dutertes: A family in the national spotlight

Jan 27, 2018 - 12:10 PM

More than a year after Rodrigo Duterte wins the presidency, controversy after controversy hound members of his family, heightening the nation's fascination with them

President-elect Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace, where the inaugural ceremony will take place, together with his children Paulo, Sara, Sebastian and Veronica. Photo by Rey Baniquet/EDP Malacanang

Duterte on Paolo’s resignation: ‘Napuno na siguro’

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:11 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says his son, the vice mayor of Davao City, 'considered it most unfair to him' to be summoned to Congress' drug smuggling probe 'for nothing'

DENIAL. Former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte (left) and Maneses Carpio (right) face the Senate probe into smuggling. Photo by Joseph Vidal

WATCH: Sara Duterte leads launch of Tapang at Malasakit Alliance

Oct 23, 2017 - 10:33 PM

The coalition is composed of politicians and groups who support President Rodrigo Duterte to unite Filipinos and put an end to 'destructive politicking'

Sara Duterte to run for House seat in 2019 elections

Oct 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Amid rumors she may seek to be her father's successor, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio says she is not interested in a national post

FUTURE REPRESENTATIVE? Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte delivers her speech during the launch of the Tapang at Malasakit Alliance for the Philippines. Screenshot by Rappler

Tindig Pilipinas can join pro-gov't coalition – Sara Duterte

Oct 23, 2017 - 3:15 PM

After previously calling Tindig Pilipinas a 'power-hungry group,' Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio now invites them to 'turn this country around and do everything for the Philippines'

'JOIN US.' Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte holds a press conference after the official launch of the Tapang at Malasakit Alliance for the Philippines. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Tapang at Malasakit coalition calls for end to 'destructive politicking'

Oct 23, 2017 - 12:28 PM

(UPDATED) Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio leads the launch of the new group, which is also attended by key allies of the President like Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos

NEW GROUP. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte (3rd from left) leads the launch of the Tapang at Malasakit Alliance of the Philippines in Taguig, October 23, 2017. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Wake up! Kian’s death shows us drug wars can’t be won

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Let s stop pretending that we can ever win this war on drugs or that there s such a thing as a non violent war on drugs

Kian's uncle, Randy points the corner where the boy was shot. The bullet holes is visible with Kian's blood splattered around it. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Duterte: Give me evidence that Paolo Duterte is corrupt

Aug 11, 2017 - 11:32 PM

The President says he ll step down if anyone can show him an affidavit proving his son Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte is involved in smuggling

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers a message during the Southern Philippine Medical Center (SPMC) Children's Cancer Institute (CCI) Thanksgiving and Open House at the SPMC in Davao City on August 10, 2017. Also in the photo are SPMC Chief Dr. Leopoldo Vega and CCI Head Dr. Mae Dolendo. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte to fire gov't officials who connive with his children

Aug 09, 2017 - 9:20 PM

This is how the President responds to allegations that his eldest son Paolo Duterte is being name dropped by personnel at the Bureau of Customs

President Rodrigo Duterte attends the 116th Police Service Anniversary in Camp Crame in Quezon City on August 9, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte to be granddad to triplets

Aug 19, 2016 - 12:14 PM

UPDATED The President s eldest daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio announces she is 7 weeks pregnant with triplets

MOTHER OF TRIPLETS. Sara Duterte votes on May 9, 2016 in Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte's children to join him on Inauguration Day

Jun 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Paolo Sara Baste and Kitty are set to stand around their father as he signs the Palace guest book on June 30 Inauguration Day

PRESIDENTIAL CHILDREN. Paolo, Sara, Baste and Kitty Duterte all played their part in their father's presidential bid

CAMPAIGN NOTES: A one-minute chat with Kitty Duterte

May 06, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Spunky Kitty Duterte says she gives her dad the silent treatment when he doesn t listen to her reminders on the campaign trail

FATHER, DAUGHTER. Rodrigo Duterte and youngest daughter Kitty Duterte greet the crowd during a motorcade around Malabon and Navotas. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

All Duterte children shave heads in support of father's 2016 bid

Oct 28, 2015 - 5:07 PM

We feel the extreme pressure and are now discussing all possibilities including their father s being a substitute candidate says Davao Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte

THEIR FATHER'S CHILDREN. (From left) Former Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio, current Vice Mayor Paolo, and Sebastian shave their their heads October 27 in support of whatever decision their father, Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, would make regarding a possible presidential bid in 2016. Photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler