A three-month election campaign season kicked off in the Philippines, with the son of former strongman Marcos leading opinion polls.
Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country won’t use its position to seek hegemony over its neighbours days after a flare-up in a maritime dispute with the Philippines.
Duterte took office in 2016 and launched a crackdown on illegal drugs that left more than 6,000 mostly petty suspects dead and alarmed Western governments and human rights groups.
Tensions between Manila and Beijing over the waterway, which China claims almost entirely, flared in March after hundreds of Chinese boats were spotted inside Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone.
Footage shows Police Senior Master Sergeant Jonel Nuezca shooting Sonya Gregorio and her son Frank at point-blank range outside their house in Paniqui after a heated confrontation.
Amid suspicions of voting irregularities, Duterte’s candidates get a clean sweep in midterm elections.
Legal community and human rights activists demand justice after murder of fifth judge under Duterte’s watch.
The president Rodrigo Duterte offers Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh citizenship as a sign of humanitarian assistance.
"Yes" vote is widely expected in a long-awaited referendum on autonomy, which would grant executive, legislature and fiscal powers to the Mindanao region.
Philippine President Rodrigo says that if he is found to have third stage cancer he will not seek treatment.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed during his annual State of the Nation address on Monday to continue his war on drugs.
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