Duterte had also previously said he suffers from migraines and Buerger's disease, which is characterised by inflammation of blood vessels, usually due to smoking.
Duterte also reiterated his opposition to his daughter Sara Duterte, the current mayor of Davao, running for president in the 2022 elections. She is also favoured to take over from the 74-year-old lea
President Ramnath Kovind and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte 'reaffirmed warm and friendly bilateral relations, and expressed optimism about a stronger future partnership'.
Duterte was trying to park the vehicle after driving around a courtyard when the accident happened.
Earlier this month Duterte set a September 19 deadline for the ex-convicts to return to jail or face the consequences, and put a one million-peso (USD 19,000) price on their heads.
Rodrigo Duterte earlier this month mentioned the trip, where he said he intended to finally discuss the ruling with Xi Jinping.
Clooney, together with Caoilfhionn Gallagher will lead the team of global attorneys that will work in coordination with the Philippine lawyers advising Maria Ressa.
Here are five things to know about relations between the United States and one of its oldest allies in Asia.
When US President Donald Trump and other world leaders meet in the Philippines from Sunday, copying their controversial host's signature fist salute could land them in hot water.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday he was "sure" Donald Trump would not raise human rights concerns when they meet in Manila, after the US President praised his deadly drug war.
Though Duterte denies charges levelled against him by international organisations, his own words from several occasions betray his claims.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he stabbed a person to death as a teenager, in a defiant speech to promote his drug war ahead of a summit of world leaders in Manila.
Duterte said the efforts of poorer countries to rise up the value chain are being undercut by mass migration of skilled workers.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said someone should talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and reassure him that nobody is out to remove him or destroy his country.
An ex-human rights lawyer has been named Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's new spokesman, replacing a former pastor who had been one of the most vocal defenders of his deadly drug war.