Tag: Rodrigo Duterte

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staffSeptember 21, 2017

Philippines commemorates 1972 martial law

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Security forces are on alert for rallies Thursday, around the country to commemorate the 45th anniversary ...

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staffAugust 24, 2017

Australian spy chief criticised for Duterte fist photo

The boss of Australia’s foreign intelligence agency has been criticised for clenching his fist in a photo with Philippines President ...

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staffJuly 22, 2017

Martial law extended in the Philippines

Legislators in the Philippines have voted overwhelmingly to extend martial law to deal with an Islamist insurgency in the restive ...

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staffJuly 4, 2017

Philippines Supreme Court upholds Duterte’s martial law

The Philippines Supreme Court has overwhelmingly upheld the enforcement of martial law in the southern region of Mindanao, which President Rodrigo Duterte said was ...

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staffMay 28, 2017

Philippines: 19 dead as troops fight ISIL-linked groups

Fighters locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city on Mindanao island have killed 19 civilians, the military ...

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staffMay 1, 2017

Trump invites controversial Duterte to White House

In another departure from the Obama administration, President Donald Trump invited outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House ...

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staffMarch 19, 2017

Duterte: International Criminal Court ‘cannot stop me’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would not be intimidated by the prospect of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ...

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staffMarch 16, 2017

Impeachment papers: Philippine President Duterte ‘unfit’

A Philippine legislator filed an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, citing murder, crimes against humanity and corruption. ...

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staffMarch 15, 2017

Philippine VP blasts Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’

The Philippine vice president has raised an alarm about the country’s bloody crackdown on illegal drug use, saying it can’t ...

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staffMarch 9, 2017

Philippine defense minister suspicious of Chinese ship activities

The Philippine defense minister Thursday said he was “disturbed” by what he believes are survey missions by Chinese ships deep ...