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Thursday , September 19 2019

Tag Archives: Duterte

Duterte fires prison chief

The Philippine president has fired the government’s top prison official amid a public outcry over the release of hundreds of prisoners, including convicted rapists and …

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Philippine Police push sedition charges – Duterte foes cry foul

MANILA, July 20, (Agencies): Opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed shock and outrage on Friday at police moves to charge dozens of them with …

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7,800 police punished in Philippines for ‘deadly’ drug raids

Human rights advocates display placards during a news conference following United Nations Human Rights Council’s resolution in Geneva, Friday, July 12, 2019 in suburban Quezon …

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‘No let up in drug war’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed …

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Catcalling, Wolf-whistling, telling sexual jokes in Philippines can get you in trouble

The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual …

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Impeach me, I’ll jail you, warns Duterte

MANILA, June 28, (RTRS): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top …

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Duterte allies dominate race

Left-wing group leaders raise their clenched fists during proclamation ceremonies for new representatives in metropolitan Manila, Philippines Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The Philippine president’s allies …

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Duterte allies winning big in polls

Vote seen as gauge of public support New Manila mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso, center, speaks to the crowd after he is proclaimed by the City …

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Duterte orders to review all gov’t contracts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a review of all contracts entered into by the government with companies and other countries to ensure none puts the …

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46 officials in Philippines under drug probe

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday publicly named 46 government officials, including three congressmen, he said are involved in illegal drugs, and added that criminal …

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