‘F*** you,’ Duterte tells European Union

  President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday lashed out at the European Union (EU) and the United States for criticizing the extra-judicial killings and human rights abuses linked to administration’s war on illegal drugs. Speaking in front of local government officials in Lanang, Davao City, Duterte vented his ire at the …

Ally bares likely reason why Duterte mad at US

A close aide of President Rodrigo Duterte believes the long-time Davao chief executive is still “hurt” over how the United States spirited away the American-British suspect of an explosion that rocked his city in 2002. Michael Meiring was charged with possession of explosives after an explosive tore through his room …

Duterte: American troops must leave Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said the US Special Forces must leave Mindanao, saying their presence would only worsen the situation in the strife-torn region. “The US Special Forces, they have to go. They have to (leave) Mindanao. There are many (Americans) there,” the President said in a speech at …

Duterte new ASEAN chair

Vientiane, Laos (CNN Philippines) – President Rodrigo Duterte accepted Thursday night the country’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2017. In a speech during the closing ceremony of the ASEAN Summit, Duterte said he will “highlight ASEAN as a model of regionalism and a global player …

Cayetano: Extrajudicial killings used to discredit Duterte admin

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday questioned the Senate justice committee’s intention in holding an inquiry on the rising number of extrajudicial killings and summary executions of alleged drug dealers. The senator claimed that critics of President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-drugs campaign are wrongfully branding drug-related casualties as …