Rappler's latest stories on Duterte presidency
The crucial signs and their contextualized explanations tell us that the current government has been extensively using fascist politics and tactics which is, ironically, possible to do under democratic rule
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says that President Rodrigo Duterte only intends to 'initiate an intellectual discussion' for the 'faithful's enlightenment and spiritual awakening'
The President's net satisfaction rating was up in Metro Manila, Visayas, and the balance of Luzon, but it went down by a few points in Mindanao
Watch live on Rappler as the Senate and the House of Representatives convene in a joint session to decide on President Duterte's request to extend martial law
'I'm putting on notice everybody,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech at a festival in Puerto Princesa City
'I'll give you about towards the end of the year. You have to upgrade your source of energy kasi 'pag hindi, hanap ako ng may pera talaga. 'Yung China nangangati kamay niyan,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech in Puerto Princesa City
In the 3rd Quarter 2018 Social Weather Stations survey, majority of Filipinos say that the President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks on God and rape are vulgar
Asked if he's targetting Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, President Rodrigo Duterte cites the golden rule: 'Do not do unto others what you do not want others to do unto you'
Rodrigo Duterte's presidency gets a score of 5 out of 10 for his 'increasingly authoritarian' ways
The proposed dialogue will only be fruitful if it convinces President Rodrigo Duterte to stop killings and respect human rights, says Legazpi Bishop Joel Baylon
Papal Nuncio Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Pope Francis' envoy to the Philippines, 'also welcomes further meetings' with the President, says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
'President Duterte has crossed the line!' says Bishop Daniel Balais, national chairman of the Christian group Intercessors for the Philippines
'Paano siya magiging Pangulo para sa lahat ng Pilipino kung wala siyang paggalang sa mga mananampalatayang Katoliko?' says Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
The World Council of Churches urges government 'to end the culture of impunity' as around 23,000 people, including Father Richmond Nilo and two other Catholic priests, get killed in the Philippines
The marsh in central Mindanao is believed to have oil reserves
"'Pag hindi naman tayo nagka-aregluhan, eh ako nasa gitna, mahirapan ako, sino'ng barilin ko?' asks President Rodrigo Duterte
The figures listed in a graphic posted by the Facebook page "Oras Na, Roxas Na" make it appear they cover Aquino's entire 6-year term and Duterte's first two years. The amounts are from the 2016 and 2017 national budgets only.
Meanwhile, an alliance of workers and residents urges the government to consider the negative impact of the temporary closure on people who have lived and worked in the island
At least 4 agreements are expected to be signed between the Philippines and South Korea during the official visit of President Rodrigo Duterte from June 3 to 5
'Hindi ba sobra na? Hindi pa ba tayo maninindigan? Kung hindi ngayon, kailan pa?' says Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to visit Marawi City soon to mark the crisis' first anniversary, says the Palace
Vietnam 'demands that China stop these activities' and 'cease militarization' of the South China Sea, even as Manila won't publicly condemn Beijing
'As we had previously said, we are opposed to war – as we should be. But if threatened by the use of force, we should be ready to inflict, at the very least, a bloody nose on any attacker who is out to harm us.'
(UPDATED) Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino is accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of being involved in deals with one of his sisters
Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza fetches the two policewomen in Jolo and accompanies them to Davao City to meet the President
President Rodrigo Duterte says he hopes Muslims will 'continue to do good deeds for the poor and the marginalized members of society' as Ramadan begins
'Gagawin niya ba tayong probinsiya ng China? ....Eh di sana pala pumunta rin ako kay Xi Jinping,' says ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, as she also mocks President Rodrigo Duterte's China ties
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque is asked about discrimination after President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ruling out the appointment of a woman as the next Ombudsman
Asked about Ombudsman applicant Silvestre Bello III, President Rodrigo Duterte says, 'I will assign him as labor attaché in Kuwait'
President Rodrigo Duterte reads the names of at least 13 suspended government employees, from a prosecutor to a former mayor
President Rodrigo Duterte says China's Xi Jinping is proposing a 'bigger share' for the Philippines in a joint development of the West Philippine Sea
In a petition filed before the Supreme Court, 6 senators argue that the withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court needs Senate concurrence
The President's son Sebastian Duterte and his closest aide Bong Go ride jet skis around the undisputed Casiguran Bay instead
'We will not allow you to be taken out from your office,' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recalls Chinese President Xi Jinping telling him
'The passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law has a direct correlation to peace. It has a positive and direct correlation,' says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
(3RD UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte advises Justice Assistant Secretary Moslemen Macarambon Sr and Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa to resign 'or face termination for corruption'
(UPDATED) 'Pang-diplomat talaga, which I can never be one, ever,' says President Rodrigo Duterte of the late Edgardo Angara, his former special envoy to the EU
President Rodrigo Duterte says he wanted 'to erase the suspicion' from his candidate-friends on whether he voted for them in the barangay elections
(3rd UPDATE) The voting period ends at 3 pm with President Rodrigo Duterte failing to show up at his polling precinct in Davao City
As long as the conditions required by President Rodrigo Duterte is met, he is open to lifting the ban
President Rodrigo Duterte's latest net worth increases by about P1 million compared to his previous Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth
BIMP-EAGA includes Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia, and the travel tax exemption aims to 'accelerate economic development in Mindanao and Palawan'
The Boracay Inter-agency Task Force is ordered to formulate 'an action plan towards the sustainable tourism development of Boracay'
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte also appoints Tony Lambino as assistant secretary of the Department of Finance
'We see this as part of the Ombudsman's constitutional mandate to ensure public accountability,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
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This comes 4 months after President Rodrigo Duterte named then Rear Admiral Elson Hermogino as commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard
'Tang ina itong Time magazine na 'to, nilagay ako doon sa mga despot,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, who was featured in Time's 'Rise of the Strongman' issue