Would Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders make a potentially embarrassing move for their chairman? Combatting illegal drugs would probably be a priority of ASEAN leaders, but touching on human rights violations? Unlikely.
President Rodrigo Duterte put the matter to rest as far as raising maritime disputes in a coming leaders' summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is concerned.
With Labor Day only a few days away, different groups unite to call for President Rodrigo Duterte to put and end to contractualization.
In an ambush interview, President Duterte was asked to comment on the article published Tuesday, entitled "Let the World Condemn Duterte".
The Philippines improves its ranking in Reporters Without Borders' World Press Freedom Index, even as it remains one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists.
One OFW was executed in Kuwait last January, the first in Duterte’s administration.
Majority of Filipinos favor the reimposition of death penalty for heinous crimes related to illegal drugs — as currently being proposed by the House of Representatives.
The New York Times calls Duterte "a man who must be stopped" following Jude Sabio's filing of a document to the International Criminal Court looking into the mass killings in the Philippines.
International law expert Tony La Viña warns that the ICC may let some issues slide, but the allegations against President Rodrigo Duterte might not be one of them.
The President's allies shrug off the allegations as an attempt to shame him ahead of the ASEAN summit, even as a staunch critic warns that the administration is in trouble
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