Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that life is taking its "toll on my health", as speculation swirls over the 74-year-old's prolonged absences from the public eye.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named his main political rival as his "drugs tsar" after she criticised the high death toll his anti-narcotics campaign has caused
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should allow the United Nations to investigate his war on drugs, and abandon a deadly campaign that has been failure
President Rodrigo Duterte, who attended the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito in Japan on Tuesday, is coming back to the Philippines ahead of schedule due to back pain
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown against illegal drugs is a "large-scale murdering enteprise" that should be investigated by the United Nations, Amnesty International said Monday.
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who has repeatedly clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested in her Manila office on Wednesday in what rights advocates called an act of "persecution".
A leftist activist was shot dead on Wednesday while sleeping inside a passenger bus in the Philippines, police said. The bus was on a stopover in a terminal in the town of Aritao in Nueva Vizcaya province, 180 kilometres north of Manila, when two gunmen boarded it and shot Randy Malayao, 49.
In a rare move, the largest group of Catholic bishops in the Philippines has sought forgiveness for its lengthy silence over "disturbing issues", such as the president's bloody war on drugs and his attacks on the church and its doctrines.
Rodrigo Duterte said he was also taking retiring members of the military and police on the trip as a reward for their service.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he has signed a law which grants expanded autonomy for the mainly Catholic nation's Muslim south, a key step to ending one of Asia's longest and deadliest conflicts.