International court temporarily suspends Duterte drug war probe

In this Feb 28, 2021 photo, Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines' president, addresses officials during a vaccine arrival ceremony at Vilamor Airbase in Pasay City, Manila, the Philippines. (PHOTO / BLOOMBERG) The International Criminal Court suspended its investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs following the request of the Philippine government to defer its probe. […]

Philippines’ Sara Duterte files candidacy for vice-president

This photo taken on Nov 9, 2021 shows Sara Duterte (center), mayor and daughter of outgoing Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, walking with city hall employees in Davao city, on the southern island of Mindanao. (MANMAN DEJETO / AFP) MANILA – The daughter of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte filed her candidacy for the vice-presidency, her spokesperson […]

Philippines’ Duterte restores key military pact with US

This handout photo taken on July 29, 2021 and received from the Philippines Presidential Photo Division (PPD) shows Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (center) greeting US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (left) during a courtesy call at Malacanang Palace in Manila. (PHILIPPINES' PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS DIVISION / AFP) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte restored the nation’s Visiting Forces […]

Duterte stresses partnerships

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his final State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, Philippines on July 26, 2021. (JAM STA ROSA / POOL PHOTO VIA AP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday delivered his sixth and final State of the Nation Address by highlighting one of the hallmarks […]

Philippines’ Duterte will not cooperate with ICC probe into killings

This handout photo taken and released on July 27, 2020 by the Philippines' Presidential Photo Division (PPD) shows Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivering his annual State of the Nation Address in congress in Manila. (HANDOUT / PHILIPPINES' PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS DIVISION (PPD) / AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with an investigation into the […]

Duterte wants US to pay to keep military pact with Philippines

This handout photo taken and released on July 27, 2020 by the Philippines' Presidential Photo Division (PPD) shows Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivering his annual State of the Nation Address in congress in Manila. (HANDOUT / PHILIPPINES' PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS DIVISION / AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants the US to pay to keep […]