Duterte killed suspects in Davao

Rodrigo Duterte's speeches are never dull. Source: Wikimedia The Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, has admitted he has killed criminal suspects to show the police how...

Aquino warns of return to tyranny

Presidents Benigno Aquino and Barack Obama. The US will miss Aquino. Source: Wikimedia Outgoing Philippine President Benigno Aquino has called for people to defend their...

Duterte unveils vast drug clinic

Many of the Philippines' drug problems are rooted in poverty. Source: Wikimedia The Philippines has unveiled plans to open what it called a "mega" drug...

Philippines sets sights on leading IT market

Training the next generation of Philippine IT specialists: MCCID College School Building, San Mateo, Rizal Province. Source: Wikimedia The Philippines says it can become the...

Philippines eyes rosy economic future

Can the Philippines scale new economic heights? Volcano Mayon, Albay Province, Philippines. Source: Pixabay The Philippines is trying to sell itself as a manufacturing hub...

Duterte and junta vow to tackle drugs

Bangkok’s Soi Cowboy. Drug and human trafficking remains a huge issue in Thailand. Thailand’s prime minister and the Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte have agreed...

Philippine approves addict slaughter

  The Philippines’ drug addicts are now in greater peril. Source: Flickr Rodrigo Duterte, the new president of the Philippines, has told people to “go ahead...

UK aristocrat’s daughter killed

Rodrigo Duterte's children, from the left, Sebastian, Veronica, Sara and Paolo escort their father to his inauguration ceremony in June. Source: Wikimedia The daughter of...

Duterte economic policy praised

The World Bank has boosted its 2017 growth projection for the Philippines to 6.7 per cent from 6.6 per cent due to booming exports...

Arroyo cleared of plunder charges

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Source: Wikimedia   Manila's Supreme Court has acquitted former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo of plunder and ordered her immediate release. She has spent...

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