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Philippines' Duterte says he does not have cancer

Philippines' Duterte says he does not have cancer

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he did not have cancer, following a biopsy last week at a private hospital that proved negative for the disease.

Filipinos’ trust in Duterte falls to lowest level - survey

Filipinos’ trust in Duterte falls to lowest level - survey

The result was the popular leader's lowest score in nine surveys taken since he took office in June 2016.

Philippines' Duterte arrives in Jordan for four-day visit

Philippines' Duterte arrives in Jordan for four-day visit

Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Amman after visiting Israel, continuing a tour aimed at renewing ties with the two countries and checking up on Filipinos in the two countries.

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Tourism, labour and defence deals are also on the agenda, cementing relationships between the Asian power and booming Israel.

Philippine anti-graft official sacked for revealing Duterte probe details

Philippine anti-graft official sacked for revealing Duterte probe details

The office of the Philippine president has sacked a deputy ombudsman for revealing information about an inquiry into alleged unexplained wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte ...

Philippines issues new order to expel Australian nun

Philippines issues new order to expel Australian nun

Sister Patricia Fox, 71, has been accused of illegally engaging in political activism as the government cracks down on foreign critics on its soil.

Philippines' Duterte vows to resign if anyone can prove God exists

Philippines' Duterte vows to resign if anyone can prove God exists

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to resign if anyone can prove to him that God exists, barely two weeks after causing public outrage for calling God stupid.

Australian nun who angered Duterte wins stay in deportation

Australian nun who angered Duterte wins stay in deportation

Sister Patricia Fox, 71, was briefly detained in April after Duterte ordered her arrest, accusing her of political activism that violated the rules of her visa.

Manila ready for war if troops harmed in South China Sea

Manila ready for war if troops harmed in South China Sea

President Rodrigo Duterte has taken flak in recent weeks for not confronting Beijing following news that China had installed missile systems on artificial islands in the busy waterway.

Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in February prohibited workers heading to Kuwait following the murder of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in her employer's freezer.

Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'

Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.

Philippines' Duterte to visit Kuwait after worker row

Philippines' Duterte to visit Kuwait after worker row

The Philippine president said on Thursday that Kuwait had agreed to his demands to improve the working conditions for Filipinos, following negotiations between the two countries on an accord.