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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police back to drug war

December 5, 2017 11:33 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police back to drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses a press conference after the closing ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila, on November 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told human rights groups criticizing his deadly anti-drug war to “go to hell” […]

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US President Donald Trump, Rodrigo Duterte meet in Manila amid anti-US protests

November 12, 2017 2:44 am
US President Donald Trump, Rodrigo Duterte meet in Manila amid anti-US protests

US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte during a special gala celebration dinner for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Manila on November 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has met with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte in Manila, as […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may put police back in charge of drug war

October 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may put police back in charge of drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (photo by AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he may put police back in charge of his trademark campaign on narcotics trade and distribution. Duterte’s remarks came late Friday after his declaration earlier this month to remove police forces from his anti-drug battle following repeated allegations […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will shoot criminals

12:46 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will shoot criminals

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte / AFP PHOTO / hilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to shoot criminals himself, while warning he may bring police back to the frontlines of his deadly war on drugs. Duterte made the comments late Friday following his announcement on October 11 to withdraw the police […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warns of ‘revolutionary government’

October 14, 2017 8:00 am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warns of ‘revolutionary government’

Duterte said he would resort to a revolutionary government, as opposed to martial law that would require congressional approval, if communists and other opponents tried to destabilise his rule Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned he is prepared to establish a “revolutionary government” to fend off alleged efforts to oust […]

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Philippines won’t let Daesh Takfiri terrorists flee in exchange for hostages: President Rodrigo Duterte

September 9, 2017 10:30 pm
Philippines won’t let Daesh Takfiri terrorists flee in exchange for hostages: President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte attends a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Ministers in Manila on September 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says the country will not allow Daesh Takfiri terrorists to escape the country’s southern city of Marawi in return for […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte allows police to kill ‘idiots’ resisting arrest

August 28, 2017 12:33 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte allows police to kill ‘idiots’ resisting arrest

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks a sniper rifle during a ceremony at Clark Air Base, near Angeles City, Philippines, on June 28, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given the green light to the police to kill what he called the “idiots” who resist arrest, just two […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asks congress for more troops

August 6, 2017 10:30 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asks congress for more troops

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he delivers his state of the nation address at Congress in Manila on July 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked lawmakers to approve the recruiting of 20,000 more soldiers to tackle increased security threats following a bloody urban siege […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to bomb ‘empty’ tribal schools

July 28, 2017 8:22 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to bomb ‘empty’ tribal schools

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (photo by AFP) In an attempt to clarify a recent threat to bomb tribal schools on a Philippine southern island, President Rodrigo Duterte said the airstrikes would only be carried out when the schools are unoccupied. Responding to a question in a news conference on Thursday, […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urges US to return church bells

July 25, 2017 1:46 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urges US to return church bells

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he delivers his state of the nation address at Congress in Manila on July 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has demanded the United States return church bells seized by American forces in a bloody campaign more than a century ago, […]

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