Rodrigo Duterte

Reyes vies for chief justice post

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>Supreme Court Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr on Thursday was interviewed for his application to be the next chief …

ABS-CBN

House to resume budget hearings after meeting with Duterte

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>Congressional leaders meet with President Rodrigo Duterte to break the impasse over the proposed 2019 national budget. <b>-</b> …

ABS-CBN

Hundreds die in Bangladesh's anti-drug crackdown | Reuters.com

Bangladesh is the newest frontline in state-backed drug crackdowns in Asia, with of more than 200 people shot dead by police in Bangladesh since May, drawing parallels with the violent anti-drug campaign of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, as Reuters' Clare Baldwin investigates.<p>▲ Hide …

Asia

PDP-Laban faction open to talks to settle row

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>A PDP-Laban faction warned of a possible split in the ruling political party if the party leadership continues to …

ABS-CBN

LOOK: New PNP chopper knocks over tent, LED screen at Camp Crame

MANILA, Philippines — A low-flying helicopter newly acquired by the police has accidentally blown away a tent and toppled an LED screen during the …

Asia

Philippines President Duterte threatens to 'kill' cops under investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kill dozens of Philippines National Police (PNP) officers who are under investigation for crimes in an expletive-laden rant targeting criminality in the force.<p>After hauling 102 officers to the Malacañang -- the Philippines Presidential …

Asia

Rodrigo Duterte threatens to kill corrupt police officers

The Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has threatened to kill corrupt police officers, including those accused of involvement in illegal drugs and other crimes, in an expletives-laden encounter on live TV.<p>More than 100 policemen, many of them facing administrative and criminal complaints …

World News

Protesters claim rice tariffication will kill local rice industry

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>Rice tariffication is one of the "vigorous measures" House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will push to help President …

ABS-CBN

Ombudsman Martires sworn into office

MANILA -- Ombudsman Samuel Martires was sworn into office on Monday, starting his 7-year term as the country's chief anti-graft investigator.<p>Martires …

ABS-CBN

Duterte honors soldiers wounded in Basilan explosion

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday visited the soldiers who were injured in the bombing incident in Lamitan City, Basilan last July 31.The post …

General Hospital

Smuggled money belongs to founder of megachurch

The hundreds of thousands of dollars a Hawaii representative of a Philippine-based megachurch is accused of trying to smuggle to the Philippines …

Hawaii

World Bank: Bangsamoro Law can spur development in Mindanao

MANILA -- Peace in Mindanao will help unlock the region's growth potential, the World Bank said Friday, after the enactment of a law that will grant …

Asia

Supercars worth £4,000,000 are crushed in clamp down on smuggling

This video is painful to watch if you love supercars.<p>It shows the Philippine government crushing Porsches, Lamborghinis and Mustangs that were …

Supercars

Duterte meets US actor Stephen Baldwin

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night met American actor Stephen Baldwin, lead star in the upcoming film "Kaibigan."<p>Baldwin, a …

Asia

Businessman denies Duterte's accusations he's a rice hoarder

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>One of the biggest rice traders in the country said President Rodrigo Duterte warned him to stop rice smuggling. But …

Hoarding

See $5.5M worth of luxury vehicles get crushed

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte oversaw the destruction of 68 smuggled luxury vehicles as part of his anti-smuggling and corruption campaign.

Justice

Rodrigo Duterte's 68-Car Smashup Includes Lamborghinis, Porsches

Rodrigo Duterte was on hand for a 68-car smashup of luxury automobiles Monday that the Philippines president claimed were illegally smuggled to the …

Conservative View

China rejects Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for rethink and ‘will respond to foreign ships’ in disputed South China Sea

China has rebuffed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for Beijing to rethink its conduct in the South China Sea, saying China has the right …

China

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Destroys 68 Supercars Worth Rs 40 Crore [Video]

To counter illegal activities undertaken by smugglers, Duterte has destroyed luxury vehicles worth more than 7 million dollars, including the current …

India News

Rodrigo Duterte oversees crushing of luxury cars smuggled into Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has overseen a public ceremony to destroy more than 60 luxury vehicles smuggled into the country.<p>Wearing a hard …

Asia

Duterte crushes £4m worth of luxury cars in Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte destroyed more than 60 smuggled cars and motorbikes as part of an anti-corruption campaign.

Luxury Lifestyle

Duterte says daughter Sara won't seek national post

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said his daughter, Sara Duterte-Carpio, won’t seek a national post.<p>“Okay ako, wala akong problema. Ang …

Asia

Metro cops have high morale after surveys, president’s SONA

The morale of the uniformed men and women of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) are high after recent surveys and the president's …

Quezon

Duterte confers award on 7 soldiers hurt in Sulu clashes

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday conferred the Order of Lapu-Lapu on seven soldiers who were wounded in separate clashes with rebels in …

Asia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approves autonomy law for troubled Muslim region

MANILA (REUTERS) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday (July 26) approved a long-awaited law to allow minority Muslims in the south to …

Separatism

Duterte’s SONA sells out PH sovereignty

Nothing but a play on words and motherhood statements -- this is how President Rodrigo Duterte's third state of the nation address is viewed by the …

Lackadaisical

Tinio hits 'forced' re-installment of Arroyo to House leadership

MANILA, Philippines— ACT Teachers' party-list Rep. Antonio Tino hit the "forced" election of former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria …

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Like the MILF, MNLF, communists must deal with gov’t ‘in good faith’ — Gatchalian

Reds must deal with the Philippine government in “good faith“ peace talks and take inspiration from the example set by the Moro Islamic Liberation …

Communist Party

MILF to hold Bangsamoro Law consultations

MANILA - The Moro Islamic Liberation Front said Friday it would hold public consultations on the Bangsamoro Organic Law over the weekend.<p>Tens of …

Asia

Duterte appoints SC Justice Martires as new Ombudsman

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday appointed Supreme Court Justice Samuel Martires as the new Ombudsman, replacing Conchita Carpio-Morales, who …

Maria Lourdes Sereno