Rodrigo Duterte

Life taking 'toll on my health': Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte

 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.

published on : 17th November 2019

Rodrigo Duterte discourages boxer Manny Pacquiao from running for Philippines presidency

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

published on : 12th November 2019

India, Philippines commit to continue cooperation in fighting terrorism

President Ramnath Kovind and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte 'reaffirmed warm and friendly bilateral relations, and expressed optimism about a stronger future partnership'.

published on : 20th October 2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suffers injuries after falling from motorcycle

Duterte was trying to park the vehicle after driving around a courtyard when the accident happened.

published on : 17th October 2019

'Dead or alive': Philippines' Duterte warns ex-cons to turn themselves in

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.

published on : 18th September 2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions

Rodrigo Duterte earlier this month mentioned the trip, where he said he intended to finally discuss the ruling with Xi Jinping.

published on : 20th August 2019

Amal Clooney to lead defence team of Duterte critic

Clooney, together with Caoilfhionn Gallagher will lead the team of global attorneys that will work in coordination with the Philippine lawyers advising Maria Ressa.

published on : 9th July 2019

US-Philippines relations: A look back

Here are five things to know about relations between the United States and one of its oldest allies in Asia.

published on : 13th November 2017

Trump warned on Duterte fist salute in Manila

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.

published on : 12th November 2017

Philippine President Duterte sure Trump will not bring up human rights at Manila ASEAN Summit

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.

published on : 12th November 2017

Views on the kill: President Rodrigo Duterte's shocking words on Philippine bodycount

Though Duterte denies charges levelled against him by international organisations, his own words from several occasions betray his claims.

published on : 11th November 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he once stabbed a person to death

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.

published on : 10th November 2017

Philippine President Duterte laments Southeast Asian brain drain due to globalisation

Duterte said the efforts of poorer countries to rise up the value chain are being undercut by mass migration of skilled workers.

published on : 9th November 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visits Japan, says talks needed with Kim Jong Un

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.

published on : 30th October 2017

Philippines' Duterte names ex-rights lawyer as spokesman

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.

published on : 29th October 2017
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