Vice President and ex-human rights lawyer Leni Robredo says saving even one innocent life is worth the political risk.
11 October 2019 GMT+3
In the Philippines, the president's latest war is claiming the lives of farmers, activists and political opponents.
7 October 2019 GMT+3
President Rodrigo Duterte recently revealed that he has a rare disease that causes one of his eyelids to droop.
2 October 2019 GMT+3
Humanitarian group warns as many as 11 million Filipino children under five face a risk of death or disability.
20 September 2019 GMT+3
Justice secretary says he wants police to stand down in hunt for former convicts as president says he prefers them dead.
18 September 2019 GMT+3
Global Witness report accuses food and beverage company of 'inappropriate' ties with a landlord accused of violence.
15 November 2019 GMT+3
The government has accused more than 30 people of committing acts of sedition - inciting people to rebel against it - and other criminal offenses.
5 September 2019 GMT+3
Philippine leader says online gambling a boon to economy but reports show hundreds of millions in uncollected taxes.
South China Sea
30 August 2019 GMT+3
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Filipino leader Beijing will not recognise The Hague ruling on disputed territories.
30 August 2019 GMT+3
The Chinese president urged both countries to 'set aside disputes' as tensions rise over South China Sea sovereignty.
29 August 2019 GMT+3
Philippine president expected to raise Hague ruling on South China Sea in his meeting with President Xi on Thursday.
13 August 2019 GMT+3
Leni Robredo is both the Philippine vice president and leader of the opposition.
7 August 2019 GMT+3
Health department says there were roughly 146,000 cases of mosquito-borne virus from January to July.
30 July 2019 GMT+3
Two in every 10 deaths that Global Witness watchdog group recorded last year took place in the Philippines.
23 July 2019 GMT+3
Maria Ressa's libel trial is being seen as an attack on journalism for reporting critical of President Duterte.
Police estimate more than 30,000 protesters marched in Manila to denounce President Duterte's state of the nation speech.
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