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Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte announces retirement from politics
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte announces retirement from politics

Oct 2nd 2021, 9:56 AM 14,758 Views 13 Comments

Philippine presidents are limited by the constitution to a single six-year term.

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Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager
# Asia
# Asia

Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager

Dec 30th 2018, 5:11 PM 34,846 Views 48 Comments

Women’s rights political party Gabriela denounced Duterte’s comments as “repulsive”.

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office
# Mariano Blanco
# Mariano Blanco

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office

Sep 5th 2018, 7:39 AM 19,840 Views 28 Comments

Mariano Blanco, mayor of the town of Ronda, is the latest in a spate of local officials to be slain in recent months.

Donald Trump met Rodrigo Duterte in Manila and said he 'really enjoyed being here'
# All Together Now
# All Together Now

Donald Trump met Rodrigo Duterte in Manila and said he 'really enjoyed being here'

Nov 13th 2017, 8:22 AM 12,807 Views 27 Comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been accused of mass murder.

Philippine president Duterte says he'll kill his own son if he is involved in drug trafficking
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Philippine president Duterte says he'll kill his own son if he is involved in drug trafficking

Sep 21st 2017, 11:39 AM 14,459 Views 59 Comments

Protests have erupted in the Philippines over the controversial president’s war on drugs.

Philippine lawmakers vote to slash annual funding for human rights commission to just €16
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Philippine lawmakers vote to slash annual funding for human rights commission to just €16

Sep 13th 2017, 1:13 PM 14,634 Views 83 Comments

“This leads us on a direct path to dictatorship,” Senator Francis Pangilinan said.

The Philippines' President keeps making rape jokes, but is claiming that people "get him"
# Geebag
From The Daily Edge
# Geebag

The Philippines' President keeps making rape jokes, but is claiming that people "get him"

Jul 17th 2017, 4:34 PM 4,853 Views 5 Comments

This is wrong on a number of levels.

Corpses in the slums and police corruption: A year into Duterte's bloody drugs war
# Philippines President
# Philippines President

Corpses in the slums and police corruption: A year into Duterte's bloody drugs war

Jul 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 14,857 Views 8 Comments

“We could not win the war on drugs through killing petty criminals and addicts,” a former Colombian president wrote in a warning to President Duterte.

Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city
# Philippines
# Philippines

Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city

Jun 7th 2017, 9:14 AM 18,375 Views 26 Comments

“When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything, including lives.”

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room
# Botched Robbery
# Botched Robbery

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Jun 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 13,272 Views 23 Comments

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS

Jun 1st 2017, 7:13 AM 9,704 Views 12 Comments

Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered
# Battle Lines
# Battle Lines

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered

May 31st 2017, 2:40 PM 22,807 Views 19 Comments

The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.

IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children
# Under Siege
# Under Siege

IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children

May 29th 2017, 10:06 AM 28,343 Views 42 Comments

There are fears for those trapped in the city of Marawi.

Philippines' president Duterte under fire after 'sickening' rape joke
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines' president Duterte under fire after 'sickening' rape joke

May 27th 2017, 3:08 PM 23,720 Views 35 Comments

Duterte told a military camp that they were allowed to rape women because he would take the blame for it.

"Inhumane and degrading": Photos of naked prisoners being searched for drugs spark outrage
# Philippines
# Philippines

"Inhumane and degrading": Photos of naked prisoners being searched for drugs spark outrage

Mar 2nd 2017, 8:56 AM 29,153 Views 87 Comments

The photos have triggered accusations of further rights abuses in President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on drugs.

Philippine President meets his 'hero' Putin to give out about US "hypocrisy and bullying"
# Best Mates
# Best Mates

Philippine President meets his 'hero' Putin to give out about US "hypocrisy and bullying"

Nov 21st 2016, 7:46 AM 8,561 Views 22 Comments

Since taking office in June, the foul-mouthed Duterte has upended the Philippines’ historical military alliance with the United States.

Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail

Nov 5th 2016, 3:22 PM 18,572 Views 26 Comments

The president of the Philippines has been waging a bloody war on drugs.

Philippine mayor and nine bodyguards killed in police shoot-out
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Philippine mayor and nine bodyguards killed in police shoot-out

Oct 28th 2016, 2:54 PM 17,644 Views 33 Comments

The incident occurred hours after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to intensify his crackdown on crime.

Philippines president who called Pope a "son of a b****" has promised God he won't curse again
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines president who called Pope a "son of a b****" has promised God he won't curse again

Oct 28th 2016, 8:22 AM 13,543 Views 57 Comments

Duterte’s profanities have almost become his trademark.

Duterte's popularity soars in Philippines amid claims of anti-crime 'death squads'
# Hard Man
# Hard Man

Duterte's popularity soars in Philippines amid claims of anti-crime 'death squads'

Oct 6th 2016, 8:42 AM 11,511 Views 44 Comments

The controversial president is enjoying a high popularity rating three months into office.

Philippine president literally gives the finger to the EU as he says "F**k you" to them
# Tirade
# Tirade

Philippine president literally gives the finger to the EU as he says "F**k you" to them

Sep 21st 2016, 10:24 AM 25,191 Views 138 Comments

In a separate speech, Duterte also repeated a vow to shield police or soldiers from prosecution.

Obama cancels meeting after Philippines' president calls him 'son of a whore'
# Sorry About That
# Sorry About That

Obama cancels meeting after Philippines' president calls him 'son of a whore'

Sep 6th 2016, 9:17 AM 29,771 Views 65 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte has since apologised, sort of.

President of Philippines calls Obama a 'son of a whore'
# His Favourite Insult
# His Favourite Insult

President of Philippines calls Obama a 'son of a whore'

Sep 5th 2016, 2:55 PM 25,309 Views 80 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte is not impressed with the US president’s criticism of his war on drugs.

Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes

Aug 26th 2016, 4:37 PM 18,640 Views 42 Comments

“You know who the drug lords are. Would you like to kill them? Go ahead.”

Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke'
# Drug Dealers
# Drug Dealers

Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke'

Aug 24th 2016, 9:56 AM 10,103 Views 22 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte also attempted some light wordplay on genocide while talking to reporters.

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs
# Human Rights Concerns
# Human Rights Concerns

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:54 PM 17,012 Views 49 Comments

Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.

Philippines president causes uproar after referring to US envoy as "gay ambassador"
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines president causes uproar after referring to US envoy as "gay ambassador"

Aug 10th 2016, 8:46 AM 17,969 Views 26 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte made the controversial comments on live television.

Philippine president says journalists "are not exempted from assassination, if you're a son of a b***h"
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine president says journalists "are not exempted from assassination, if you're a son of a b***h"

Jun 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 17,452 Views 55 Comments

“You won’t be killed if you don’t do anything wrong.”

A politician who makes rape jokes and is called "The Trump of the East" is set to become Philippines president
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

A politician who makes rape jokes and is called "The Trump of the East" is set to become Philippines president

May 9th 2016, 3:00 PM 16,144 Views 26 Comments

Duterte himself says he has killed “around three” people.