Human Rights

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

Southeast Asian leader skirt the issues of the Rohingya plight and the Philippines' drug campaign in summit meetings.

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

North Korea

Philippines: War with North Korea will 'end humanity'

Military confrontation with the communist nation would lead to a 'nuclear holocaust', President Rodrigo Duterte warns.

Rodrigo Duterte: War with N Korea would 'end humanity'

Opinion

Trump and Duterte: A budding bromance

After insulting the previous US president, Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte is quite happy to welcome his successor.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Donald Trump

'Say it like it is' presidents Duterte, Trump to meet

Philippine leader hosts US President Trump on Sunday in Manila in their much anticipated first face-to-face meeting.

'Say it like it is' presidents Duterte, Trump to meet

Asia Pacific

Overkill? Some locals question Marawi shelling

Residents returning to Marawi's centre find an apocalyptic wasteland after months of shelling by the Philippines army.

Overkill? Some locals question Marawi shelling

Philippines

EU: Human rights worsened with Duterte's drug war

Second half of 2016 marked by 'serious deterioration in respect for right to life, due process and rule of law', EU

EU: Human rights worsened with Duterte's drug war

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte: Drug war shift to satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

President launches into curse-laden tirade at foreign critics of a campaign that has killed thousands of Filipinos.

Duterte: Drug war shift to satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

UpFront

Is Duterte's drug war undermining the rule of law?

Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano sits down with UpFront for a wide-ranging interview.

Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines' top diplomat defends Duterte's drug war

Alan Cayetano says all those killed in drug raids were criminals, despite evidence disproving his claim.

UpFront

Is the Philippines winning its war against ISIL?

We speak to Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano about his country’s efforts to combat ISIL.

UpFront

How the Philippines defends Duterte's drug war

We speak with the foreign minister for a wide-ranging interview, and discuss whether President Trump is fit for office.

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte on 'war path' against Philippine justice system

Analysts say president's action against Supreme Court chief justice and top government prosecutor are a sign of panic.

Duterte on 'war path' against Philippine justice system

Opinion

A day of rage against President Duterte

Support for the Philippines' populist president starts to dwindle as his brutal war on drugs continue to take lives.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Asia Pacific

Gunman opens fire near Duterte's Manila residence

Security unit confirmed one unidentified officer was shot dead in the Malacanang Park shooting incident.

Gunman opens fire near Duterte's Manila residence