Rappler's latest stories on Philippines President Duterte
Duterte the patron knows what a patron expects – debt of gratitude, acquiescence despite being wronged, and the unconditional acceptance that the patron will make up for mistakes, one way or the other
The Communist Party of the Philippines also argues that Duterte's counterinsurgency program Oplan Kapayapaan 'is doomed to fail'
(UPDATED) 'Itong mga babae, prim and proper man 'yan, isang tingin lang sa nanay niyan wala na, tunaw na 'yan,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
'I do not interfere in the work of the Cabinet members,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, adding that he does 'not just revoke recommendations'
President Rodrigo Duterte says he prefers economic aid from China to be spent on healthcare in the Sulu capital and Basilan instead of funding infrastructure projects
Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa says the Department of Justice panel should have alerted the police if there was weak evidence against alleged drug lords Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa
(UPDATED) Between the time DOJ prosecutor Aristotle Reyes is appointed Lucena City regional trial court judge and finally takes his oath, he has dismissed drug charges against Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Lim, and the customs officials in the shabu smuggling case
The oath is one of the final steps toward claiming financial help from the government in their return to 'mainstream society'
Led by actress Vivian Velez, a crowd reads a declaration enumerating 7 reforms that supposedly can only be achieved if President Duterte exercises revolutionary powers
The actress comments on Duterte singing to US President Trump at the ASEAN Summit gala dinner
'All the victims of human rights violation are invited to come and air their gripe or grievances,' says the Philippine president
Just bravado or the truth? President Rodrigo Duterte claims he killed someone as a teenager.
PDEA chief Aaron Aquino says they can only succeed if they can add 1,000 operatives a month. He also needs a P3.5-billion budget.
A democracy, says Duterte's spokesman, is based on a citizenry that can discuss issues 'in a rational, informed, and peaceable manner'
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The AFP says President Rodrigo Duterte was just communicating a tough stance when he threatened to bomb indigenous peoples schools flouting government regulations
The EU Parliament and the Commission on Human Rights are both critical of the killings in President Rodrigo Duterte s war on drugs
We will continue to work with our Filipino partners to find a resolution the US embassy in Manila says
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Vice President Leni Robredo reiterates her stance after President Rodrigo Duterte lashes out against his critics and promises an unrelenting drug war
Legislators wonder why President Rodrigo Duterte who won the 2016 elections on the promise of change left out key pledges in his second State of the Nation Address
His silence is a great disappointment for workers as we were expecting him to announce the release of an executive order prohibiting all forms of contractualization says labor coalition Nagkaisa
Rappler compiles the following highlights of President Rodrigo Duterte s second State of the Nation Address
Read the wide range of policy issues that President Rodrigo Duterte covers in both his prepared speech and his off script comments
President Rodrigo Duterte cites the victories in his administration s infrastructure initiatives during its first year in office
The President tells Senator Angara to watch out in the elections after noticing the legislator did not clap on his request for the passage of the tax reform bill
President Rodrigo Duterte puts some people and institutions on the spot in his SONA 2017
The entertainment figure and daughter of former president Cory Aquino lists down the points she agrees with in President Rodrigo Duterte s address
President Rodrigo Duterte says the money will fund rebuilding efforts in war torn Marawi and also in Ormoc City which was struck by a strong earthquake
TRO is the bane of efficiency President Rodrigo Duterte says in his State of the Nation Address where Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was a guest
Analysts say the SONA was a missed opportunity for the President to lay out policy statements and his administration s development plans
UPDATED Magrespetuhan tayo Huwag nyo ako i ambush President Rodrigo Duterte says as he faces protesters outside the Batasan after his State of the Nation Address
In his second State of the Nation Address President Rodrigo Duterte warns all mining operations and contractors to refrain from the unbridled and irresponsible destruction of our watersheds forests and aquatic resources
Asked if she will be attending the tobacco funds probe the next day Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says I have no idea Pine pray over ko pa
They are ours They belong to the Philippines President Duterte tells the US in his SONA 2017 with the American ambassador in the audience
Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug says politicians should organize in the grassroots if they want political reform
Despite criticism over the drug war President Rodrigo Duterte continues to enjoy majority approval and trust among Filipinos one year into his term
Stop ‘because the alternative is either jail or hell ’ President Rodrigo Duterte tells those involved in illegal drugs in his second State of the Nation Address
The stock price of Dennis Uy s Phoenix Petroleum increased about 92 from July last year while Ongpin associated Philweb s stock price fell 46 3
UPDATED See what Heart Evangelista Jinkee Pacquiao and other officials and their partners wore to the SONA 2017
It will be a conflict of interest for many legislators who are connected to business interests in mining and gambling
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez admits that the previous House session was marked with unprecedented challenges
UPDATED Speaker Alvarez presents this year s House agenda
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3rd UPDATE Lawmakers vote 261 18 to approve President Rodrigo Duterte s request to extend martial law in Mindanao
These 3 bills still await President Rodrigo Duterte s signature
Watch the special session of both branches of Congress live
UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte practices for his second State of the Nation Address 4 days before the big day
Around 20 000 workers are also pending for regularization the labor department says