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Duterte at the halfway mark: The Filipino's gamble

Jun 29, 2019 - 6:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte, buoyed by a narrative of action and compassion, has recovered from 3 years worth of controversies. Will this narrative hold up until the end?

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) miting de avance at the jampacked PhilSports Multi-Purpose Arena in Pasig City on May 11, 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Rody Duterte: The man, the mayor, the president

Jun 29, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Can Rodrigo Roa Duterte lead the nation towards promised change?

A picture made available on 12 May 2016 shows Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte speaking to supporters during a rally in Manila, Philippines, May 7, 2016. Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Marcos: I declined Binay's VP offer

Oct 07, 2015 - 1:28 PM

Senator Bongbong Marcos says talks with Vice President Jejomar Binay failed because of a political divide between their two camps

'POLITICAL DIVIDE.' Senator Bongbong Marcos tells a forum on October 7, 2015, that there were private discussions between his and Binay's camps but these did not progress. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

22 things to know about 'Duterte Harry'

Sep 18, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The tough talking mayor can t sleep without an old blanket from his mother and is a closet bookworm

'FEARLESS.' Then Davao City vice-mayor Rodrigo Duterte poses in front of an NPA camp in Compostela Valley. Photo by Karlos Manlupig.