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But if the opposition comes across as mainly defending liberal democracy, this is not going to make a dent in Duterte’s popularity
Chinese President Xi Jinping writes: "As a Philippine proverb goes, 'Seize today, or you will lose tomorrow.' China will work with the Philippines to seize the opportunity and go along with the trend of our time.'
Vice President Leni Robredo 'was not among those specifically named to be part of the conspiracy,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
(2nd UPDATE) But President Rodrigo Duterte rejects Vice President Leni Robredo as his successor, saying, 'I do not think she can improve on anything here'
The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform encourages both government and the National Democratic Front to 'open the doors to dialogue'
'What matters is that here and now, we take a stand against presidential misogyny, act consistently against a government that condones abuse, and unite on the truth that we will not, cannot stand for violence – not just against women, but against all Filipinos,' says Enough, a movement launched on Facebook
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'We will not allow you to be taken out from your office,' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recalls Chinese President Xi Jinping telling him
Out of 20 issues included in the Social Weather Stations survey, Filipinos are least satisfied with government efforts to fight inflation
President Rodrigo Duterte claims he never sent anyone critical of his administration to jail
'Kaya ikaw, Ms Fatou, huwag kang pumunta dito kasi I will bar you,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, addressing International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda
'China and the Philippines will bloom and you and I are in the middle of the flower,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells a China Central Television reporter during a press conference
'Pati kaming taga-Aklan talaga hindi makauwi, walang flight pa-Kalibo dahil sa closure na 'yan! Ano lalangoy kami?' tweets one irate netizen
The President, clad in 'pambahay,' bonds with 6 of his grandchildren at his home in Davao City
The meeting takes place amid President Duterte's warning that he will expand his OFW deployment ban in Kuwait to other Middle Eastern countries
Rappler looks into all the instances when Malacañang restricted the access of reporters covering the Palace beat and compares them with President Duterte's recent order
Commission on Population chief Juan Antonio Perez III says condoms are 'the preferred method' to prevent sexually transmitted diseases
Representatives of the church and the academe mull solutions to the growing culture of hate and disinformation in the Philippines
After PAL provides planes for OFWs, President Rodrigo Duterte tells tycoon Lucio Tan: 'I am going to shut up forever. Okay na sa akin, tapos na.'
President Rodrigo Duterte had previously said that becoming a dictator would dishonor his late mother, a prominent activist against the Marcos regime
'I'd like to have the virgins here, not in heaven,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, during a business forum in India
Commissioner Prospero de Vera III is the most senior official in the Commission on Higher Education
The firebrand Philippine leader touches down in New Delhi to attend an ASEAN summit and hold a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
What ethical norms must govern changing the Constitution?
Archbishop Socrates Villegas also slams proposals to extend the terms of government leaders as the Philippines shifts to a federal form of government
(UPDATED) Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio says her brother will go 'back to private life and spend time with his children'
President Rodrigo Duterte says officials who travel every month should quit. 'I do not need you in the executive department.'
The President and Vice President share one thing in common: they both love spending time with children!
After the UN human rights chief condemns Duterte's threat to slap Agnes Callamard, Malacañang says the President should not be judged for his 'colorful language'
The Chinese leader also supposedly assures President Rodrigo Duterte that Beijing respects other countries' rights to free passage in the disputed South China Sea
'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.
Addressing the APEC CEO Summit in Vietnam, the Philippine leader says America was the 'first victim of globalization' and urges regional blocs to help countries reap the benefits of free trade
A democracy, says Duterte's spokesman, is based on a citizenry that can discuss issues 'in a rational, informed, and peaceable manner'
They ask President Duterte's spokesperson to resign after he said he'd explain to supporters how valuable critical journalism had been to the government and even to Duterte's electoral victory in 2016
Incoming Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says his marching orders from President Rodrigo Duterte is to 'never lie'
The Philippine President brings along top commanders who served in Marawi 'for a respite'
President Rodrigo Duterte says the best way to honor the dead is to change society for the good of the next generation
If the 18 letters of intent are followed through with legally-binding deals, they will bring in P310 billion worth of investments to the Philippines
The President also tours Russian anti-submarine ship Admiral Pantaleev, his 3rd visit to a Russian warship
The Philippine President's trip comes days before the APEC and ASEAN summits in November
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'
Under Duterte’s leadership, there is clearly no revolution. It’s actually more of the same, only worse. What Duterte ushered in was a rightist counter-revolution.
Vice President Leni Robredo says constitutional offices like the Ombudsman were created to stop from happening again abuses under the Marcos regime
Opinion polls do not reflect the processes of change that come from the everyday exchanges and discussions that are happening in a nation which is in political ferment
The Office of the President asks 4 commissioners and a director to respond to allegations of serious dishonesty and grave misconduct
If we allow him he will continue to deploy all the power and the resources commanded by the presidency to escalate his brutal war on the poor to establish a dictatorial regime and to take us to a modern dark age We have a moral duty to stop this from happening
Either batutain kayo o pag lumaban kayo ipagbabaril ko kayo the President tells Kadamay