Tags Posts tagged with "Rodrigo Duterte"

Tag: Rodrigo Duterte

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The five-month battle against terrorists in the southern Marawi City on Mindanao has ended, Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced today. "After...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila United Nations Rapporteur Agnes Callamard has slammed the P1000 (NZ$26) budget that the House of Representatives voted to...

Al Jazeera's Listening Post programme on the Philippine "war on drugs". ANALYSIS: Presented by Richard Gizbert The most violent week yet in President Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines...

Children as young as five have become the latest victims in what's believed to be the bloodiest week in the Philippines since President Rodrigo...

Summary execution-style killings between 1982 and 1985, known locally as penembakan misterius (mysterious shootings), or Petrus, were infamous as a means of bringing down...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered law enforcers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with what he called a...

BACKGROUNDER: By Jerome P. Villanueva in Manila Uncertainty surrounds the effectiveness of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ban on smoking. In an executive order titled E026, Duterte...

By JV Arcena of InterAksyon in Manila Saying the Philippines needs to wage the long, hard fight against terrorism but cannot do it at the...

By Roy Abrahmn Narra in Manila Drug dealers and users at a private university in the Philippines capital of Manila are confident they will survive...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" has sparked further controversy in New Zealand at a public seminar delivered by...

Philippines Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announcing President Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao. Video: Rappler Pacific Media Centre News Desk The...

An honorary doctorate degree for President Rodrigo Duterte? Not if students at the internationally renowned University of the Philippines can help it. Several students and...

President Rodrigo Duterte still has a chance to salvage national honour by proceeding with his original plan to raise the Philippine flag on Pag-asa...

"Like the anti-Marcos resistance four decades back, the only certainty members of the anti-fascist front can count on is that they’re doing the right...

By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte has warned that he will fire more government personnel in "coming days". "In the coming days, I'm going...

A scuffle erupts after around as Duterte supporters arrive at a rally of thousands of Duterte critics near the People Power Monument. Video: Rappler Critics...

By Lian Buan in Manila After visiting Senator Leila de Lima in jail, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said that he will stop at nothing to...

Senator Leila de Lima has branded President Rodrigo Duterte a "sociopathic serial killer" after he was accused of ordering drug killings. Video: Pinas Trends A...

Senator Leila de Lima says her camp and police agreed the arrest would happen on Friday, but they were dismayed to find out the...

Amnesty International video and release of its Annual Report on the State of the World’s Human Rights.  Toxic fear mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them...

Thousands of Catholics "Walk for Life" in Manila to protest against the drug-related killings under President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. Video: Papua New...

By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta Church officials and human rights activists believe Indonesia could be heading down the same path as the...