Furore erupts over killing of teen in Philippines drugs war

Furore erupts over killing of teen in Philippines drugs war

The Philippines police came under pressure to explain the killing of a high-school student after the 17-year-old became one of at least 80 people shot dead this week in an escalation of President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs.

Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, 58 killed

Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, 58 killed

At least 26 people died overnight in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week.

Duterte's visit set to boost Qatar-Philippines ties

Duterte's visit set to boost Qatar-Philippines ties

Bilateral relations between Qatar and the Philippines are expected to soar to new heights with the state visit of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Qatar from April 14 to 16.

Duterte keeps 'very good' rating after six months

Duterte keeps 'very good' rating after six months

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has retained a "very good" opinion poll rating after six months in office marked by surging deaths in his war on drugs.

Philippine president says kill threat 'perfect'

Philippine president says kill threat 'perfect'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday defended his threat to kill criminals as "perfect" and vowed no let-up in his war on crime, as the death toll surged past 3,700.

Filipino population in Qatar increases to 222,712

Filipino population in Qatar increases to 222,712

More than 222,000 Filipino expatriates are now working in Qatar, an increase of over 34,000 from last year, according to the Philippine embassy.

Emir pardons 15 Filipinos

Emir pardons 15 Filipinos

Fifteen Filipinos were among a number of prisoners pardoned by HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, according to the Philippine Embassy in Doha.

Philippine vendors cashing in on Duterte election win

Philippine vendors cashing in on Duterte election win

Be it "DU30" car plates or "The Punisher" T-shirts, Filipinos have been snapping up any merchandise they can featuring President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.

Court upholds conviction of Filipinos on espionage charges

Court upholds conviction of Filipinos on espionage charges

Qatar’s apex court has upheld the conviction of three Filipinos on espionage charges, Doha News reported.