Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte's top police chief resigns amid drug allegations

General Oscar Albayalde allegedly intervened in the prosecution of officers accused of selling seized drugs.

Duterte's top police chief resigns amid drug allegations

101 East

Duterte's New War

In the Philippines, the president's latest war is claiming the lives of farmers, activists and political opponents.

Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine: Duterte's new ailment puts new focus on his health

President Rodrigo Duterte recently revealed that he has a rare disease that causes one of his eyelids to droop.

Philippine: Duterte's new ailment puts new focus on his health

Polio

Red Cross alarm over polio outbreak in Philippines after 19 years

Humanitarian group warns as many as 11 million Filipino children under five face a risk of death or disability.

Red Cross alarm over polio outbreak in Philippines after 19 years

Philippines

Philippines police told to stop manhunt after Duterte reward

Justice secretary says he wants police to stand down in hunt for former convicts as president says he prefers them dead.

Philippines police told to stop manhunt after Duterte reward

AJ IMPACT

Food giant Del Monte accused of complicity in Philippine attacks

Global Witness report accuses food and beverage company of 'inappropriate' ties with a landlord accused of violence.

Food giant Del Monte accused of complicity in Philippine attacks

Asia Pacific

Philippine court case: Opposition denies plot against government

The government has accused more than 30 people of committing acts of sedition - inciting people to rebel against it - and other criminal offenses.

Asia Pacific

Duterte rejects China's call to ban Philippine online gambling

Philippine leader says online gambling a boon to economy but reports show hundreds of millions in uncollected taxes.

Duterte rejects China's call to ban Philippine online gambling

South China Sea

Beijing to Duterte: South China Sea position not up for talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Filipino leader Beijing will not recognise The Hague ruling on disputed territories.

Beijing to Duterte: South China Sea position not up for talks

AJ Impact

China's Xi suggests greater energy cooperation with Philippines

The Chinese president urged both countries to 'set aside disputes' as tensions rise over South China Sea sovereignty.

China's Xi suggests greater energy cooperation with Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte arrives in Beijing as South China Sea tensions grow

Philippine president expected to raise Hague ruling on South China Sea in his meeting with President Xi on Thursday.

AJ Impact

Duterte seen as 'selling out' to China, says deputy

Leni Robredo is both the Philippine vice president and leader of the opposition.

Duterte seen as 'selling out' to China, says deputy

Asia Pacific

Philippines declares national epidemic after 622 dengue deaths

Health department says there were roughly 146,000 cases of mosquito-borne virus from January to July.

Philippines declares national epidemic after 622 dengue deaths

Philippines

Philippines 'deadliest' country for environmental, land activists

Two in every 10 deaths that Global Witness watchdog group recorded last year took place in the Philippines.

Philippines 'deadliest' country for environmental, land activists

Asia Pacific

'Won't be intimidated': Trial opens for Philippine journalist

Maria Ressa's libel trial is being seen as an attack on journalism for reporting critical of President Duterte.

'Won't be intimidated': Trial opens for Philippine journalist