Rodrigo Duterte

Lawmakers vote to close down Philippines’ largest TV network
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Lawmakers vote to close down Philippines’ largest TV network

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, shutting…
Exclusive: ‘Shock and awe’ has failed in Philippines drug war, enforcement chief says
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Exclusive: ‘Shock and awe’ has failed in Philippines drug war, enforcement chief says

MANILA (Reuters) — Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the blood-soaked war on drugs in the Philippines –…
Trial opens for Philippine journalist critical of Duterte
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Trial opens for Philippine journalist critical of Duterte

High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa’s libel trial opened Tuesday in a case that she and press freedom advocates see as…
Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort
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Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Filipino Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region…
Duterte in Israel for first visit by a Philippines president
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Duterte in Israel for first visit by a Philippines president

(AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of condoning human rights abuses in his deadly drug crackdown…
China rebuffs Philippines president’s South China Sea rebuke
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China rebuffs Philippines president’s South China Sea rebuke

BEIJING (Reuters) – China rebuffed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for Beijing to rethink its conduct in the South China…
Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Intl. Criminal Court
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Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Intl. Criminal Court

President Rodrigo Duterte announced Wednesday that the Philippines is withdrawing its ratification of a treaty that created the International Criminal…
Filipino chief justice asks people to fight authoritarianism
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Filipino chief justice asks people to fight authoritarianism

The Philippines’ embattled Supreme Court chief justice has called on Filipinos to stand up against authoritarianism and threats to human…
Rescuers search for Philippine storm survivors as death toll rises to 200
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Rescuers search for Philippine storm survivors as death toll rises to 200

Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about…
65 journalists and media workers killed globally in 2017: RSF
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65 journalists and media workers killed globally in 2017: RSF

Sixty-five journalists and media workers were killed worldwide in 2017, according to annual figures published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF)…
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