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Tag Archives: Duterte

Manila set to ‘roll out’ tough no-smoking law – ‘We’ll maintain military alliance’

MANILA, Oct 12, (RTRS): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign a regulation this month banning smoking in public across Southeast Asia’s second-most populous …

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To Obama: ‘Go to hell’ – Duterte could cut US ties

MANILA, Oct 5, (Agencies): Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told US President Barack Obama to “go to hell” and said the United States had …

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Duterte draws Hitler parallels

DAVAO, Philippines, Sept 30, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday likened his deadly crime war to Hitler’s efforts to exterminate Jews, as he declared …

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Philippines’ Duterte to scrap future war games with US

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he was giving notice to the United States, his country’s long-standing ally, that joint exercises of …

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‘Do not interfere in Duterte’s drug war’ – Rights respected: Yasay

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25, (Agencies): Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country’s new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an “unprecedented” …

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Duterte ordered killings: witness – Ex-militiaman testifies before Senate

MANILA, Philippines, Sept 15, (AP): A former Filipino militiaman testified before the country’s Senate on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a …

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‘Duterte lacks understanding of rights’ – Rehab centre drawing a future for drug addicts

MANILA, Sept 14, (Agencies): The United Nations has said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has a “striking lack of understanding” of its human rights institutions in …

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‘No genocide in bloody drug war’

MANILA, Philippines, Aug 29, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that his bloody anti-drug campaign that has left nearly 1,800 people dead does not …

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Drug users aren’t human, says Duterte – Addict risks all in deadly Philippine drug war

MANILA, Aug 28, (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified the large-scale killing of drug users by …

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Filipinos back Duterte despite drug killings – ‘Drugs destroying the country’

MANILA, Philippines, Aug 27, (AP): On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who …

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