Duterte hurt his hip and suffered scratches in a motorcycle accident, senior aides of the 74-year-old leader said Thursday.
The Philippines’ top policeman, who leads the nation’s deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling a huge haul of seized narcotics.
Malacañang Palace on Monday gave assurances that President Rodrigo Duterte is in good health, even after the Chief Executive admitted that he is suffering from a neuromuscular disease.
Philippine citizens are overwhelmingly satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs, a survey showed, giving a boost to a government outraged by an international push to investigate allegations of systematic murders by police.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration has ordered the suspension of all loan and grant talks with foreign governments that backed a United Nations resolution to review human rights abuses during his signature anti-drug war.
Chinese vessels passing through Philippine waters do not pose a threat to Manila: Xi.
President Rodrigo Duterte is open to the creation of a regional government for the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), his top peace adviser said on Tuesday.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants his military to “wipe out” the Abu Sayyaf “off the face of the earth” as it continued to sow terror in Mindanao despite the deployment one division in the region.
Filipinos headed to the polls on Monday in a vote that is expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s grip on power, opening the way for him to deliver on pledges to restore the death penalty and rewrite the constitution.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warns that his signature anti-narcotics campaign will be even harsher in the future.
There are rifts within the Duterte administration on how Manila should handle its dispute with Beijing over the South China Sea. At the same time, writes Ian Story, China continues to object to US freedom of navigation operations in the maritime area.
The solidity and local rootedness of Filipino political dynasties are formidable obstacles to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s continued survival.
Duterte approves the recommendation to place Mindanao under the martial law.
Around 78% of Filipinos are satisfied with the current campaign against illegal drugs.
Rodrigo Duterte has repeated his call to shut all mines in the country.
Clarita Alia has lost four of her sons to extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. She says many more mothers like her will have to bury their sons as long as Rodrigo Duterte is president.
Since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016, Sino-Philippine relations have seen a turnaround and marked improvement.
Ministry says Thailand and Philippines congratulate the Gov’t on a successful election.
A Philippine court has removed four people from terrorists list.
Manila will readily support the ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ strategy in the context of enhancing its defence ties with the United States as the Duterte administration tries to balance its relations with China, writes Christian Vicedo.
Former Philippine leader Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was sworn in as the country’s first woman house speaker.
Philippine President Duterte vowes to intensify his administration’s war on drugs.
The Philippines is unlikely to become self-sufficient in rice production.
A demand to stop Chinese coast guards from taking the catch of Filipino fishermen.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defends his kiss on the lips of a married Filipino woman in South Korea.
Ever since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016, and implemented a series of policies designed to reduce friction with Beijing in the Spratly Islands in return for Chinese investment, Vietnam has become the frontline state among the Southeast Asian claimants in the South China Sea.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s trust rating is “very good”.
Jessler Magbanua has been sculpting elaborate sand castles for tourist tips on the Philippine resort island of Boracay for years, but now that it is shut for clean-up he will have to switch to mixing cement.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he had set a 60-day timeframe for peace talks with communist guerrillas.
Duterte says lawmakers must “fast-track” the impeachment of the nation’s top judge.