The drug war is Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's signature initiative and is heavily supported by many in the country. However, the nightly slaying of suspects by police and masked gunmen has provoked international condemnation.
The US Geological Survey puts the magnitude of Tuesday’s quake at 6.4. At least 11 people were killed when a 6.1 magnitude hit the north of the country on Monday.
President Rodrigo Duterte may have avoided accounting of extra-judicial killings in the International Criminal Court, but he hasn’t quite escaped the consequences of his increasingly authoritarian rule.
The president Rodrigo Duterte offers Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh citizenship as a sign of humanitarian assistance.
The attacks takes place just days after a deadly bombing at a Catholic cathedral and a vote backing self-rule in the Muslim-majority region.
Philippine President Rodrigo says that if he is found to have third stage cancer he will not seek treatment.
Tens of thousands of people fled their homes in high-risk areas ahead of the category 5 storm's arrival due to major flooding and landslide risks.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a deal on expanding autonomy for the Muslim minority in a bid to end nearly half a century of unrest in the south. The new law will go into effect if it is passed, as expected, by a regional referendum.
Antonio Cando Halili, who gained prominence for introducing a "walk of shame" parade of drug dealers through his city of Tanauan, was shot dead during a weekly flag-raising ceremony, police say.
President Rodrigo Duterte's comments have offended many in the predominantly Catholic and deeply religious Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly and unapologetically joked about rape and defended womanising. Last week, he sparked outrage after coaxing a married Filipina to kiss him on the lips onstage in Seoul.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on the Kuwait work ban means there will be no more recruitment especially for domestic helpers.
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