Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he wants U.S. troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defense pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary.1 Comment
America's top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.
President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that Filipinos might soon be able to exercise their fishing rights again in the disputed Scarborough Shoal after his meeting with Chinese authorities.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he would not sever his nation's alliance with the United States, as he clarified his announcement that he planned to "separate."
One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes.
The Philippines' national police chief on Thursday suspended dozens of officers involved in violent clashes with anti-U.S.
A Philippine police van on Wednesday rammed and ran over baton-wielding protesters outside the U.S. embassy in Manila.
Typhoon Sarika lashed the main Philippine island of Luzon on Sunday, flattening homes and toppling trees and power pylons as more than 12,000 people fled to safer ground, officials said.
The Philippine president has acknowledged that he can be impeached if he concedes the country's territorial claims in the South China Sea in upcoming talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders this week in Beijing.
The Philippines faces what could be "the most damaging" storm this year as Typhoon Sarika headed for the archipelago's heavily-populated main island, officials said Saturday.