Nine people were killed overnight in the Philippines, authorities said Saturday, as police and suspected anti-drug gunmen pushed ahead with President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on crime.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on crime is spiraling out of control, a top human rights lawyer and opposition lawmakers said Friday after police confirmed killing more than 100 people.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday offered China conciliatory talks on a long-awaited international tribunal ruling over Beijing's maritime claims, a week before the verdict.
MANILA - Leading "Brexit" campaigner Nigel Farage went viral in Southeast Asia Monday after he was pictured underneath a banner that accidentally spelt out a crude slang word for vagina.
The lead counsel for the Philippines in a high-profile case challenging China's sweeping claims in the disputed South China Sea says the response of other coastal states will be crucial in the aftermath of an upcoming ruling by an international tribunal.
Philippine police have killed 10 people with suspected links to drugs since President Rodrigo Duterte took office, authorities said Saturday, in a brutal start to his controversial war on crime.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday urged communist rebels to start killing drug traffickers, adding another layer to a controversial war on crime in which he has warned thousands will die.
Authoritarian firebrand Rodrigo Duterte warned of a "rough ride" after being sworn in as the Philippines' president on Thursday, promising a relentless war on crime and corruption but also to be a unifying leader.
The bodies of dozens of suspected drug peddlers have turned up in the Philippines in recent weeks, providing an eerie backdrop to the swearing-in on Thursday of Rodrigo Duterte, who has warned of a bloody presidency in his bid to eradicate crime.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration says it will deliver an eagerly awaited ruling on July 12 in a case filed by the Philippines contesting Beijing's sweeping claims to most of the South China Sea.