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Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao announces run for Philippines president

The fighter-turned-senator began taking jabs at President Duterte this summer.
  • Sep 19, 2021

International Criminal Court authorizes investigation into bloody Philippine drug war led by Duterte

The investigation opens a potential path for accountability in the Philippines, though any prosecution of extrajudicial killings is likely to take years.
  • Sep 16, 2021

Your call was important to Glen Palaje. It may have cost him his life.

Call-center workers in the Philippines helped American customers during the pandemic, sometimes at risk to their own health and safety.
  • Sep 9, 2021

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte dreams of holding power for years to come

The strongman says he wants to continue his “crusade,” which may include running for vice president.
  • Aug 26, 2021

Philippine military transport crashes, killing dozens

President Rodrigo Duterte’s office said it was “deeply saddened” by the event and was “praying for the safe recovery of the passengers.”
  • Jul 4, 2021

Benigno Aquino III, Philippine president who fought corruption and Chinese territorial claims, dies at 61

“Noynoy” Aquino was credited with stabilizing the Philippine economy while also confronting Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China Sea.
  • Jun 24, 2021

Philippines’ Duterte threatens to arrest anyone refusing to get vaccinated

While vaccinations remain voluntary in the country, his spokesman said that could change.
  • Jun 22, 2021

ICC prosecutor seeks green light to investigate Philippine drug-war killings

The court's prosecutor said there is a "reasonable basis to believe that the crime against humanity of murder has been committed."
  • Jun 14, 2021