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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

Asia Pacific

Philippines: People protest against Duterte's address to nation

Police estimate more than 30,000 protesters marched in Manila to denounce President Duterte's state of the nation speech.

Rodrigo Duterte

'A failure': Marawi verdict on Duterte ahead of annual address

Philippines president to deliver State of the Nation address on Monday, and security in south is likely to be an issue.

'A failure': Marawi verdict on Duterte ahead of annual address

Philippines

Sedition case against Philippine VP 'judicial harassment'

Amnesty says Philippines trying to silence Duterte critics after sedition cases filed against vice president and others.

Sedition case against Philippine VP 'judicial harassment'

Asia Pacific

Philippine authorities contradict own death toll in drugs war

New toll of 5,526 is much lower than the 6,600 police previously said had been killed in Duterte's three-year campaign.

Philippine authorities contradict own death toll in drugs war

Philippines

What is the human cost of Duterte's drug war?

UN to investigate alleged human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings in anti-drug campaign.

What is the human cost of Duterte's drug war?

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte 'seriously considering' ending Iceland ties over UN probe

Spokesman for Philippines president says Iceland-backed resolution 'grotesquely one-sided (and) maliciously partisan'.

Duterte 'seriously considering' ending Iceland ties over UN probe

South China Sea

Duterte finds a friend in China but critics cry treason

Three years after The Hague ruling in favour of Manila, Duterte faces impeachment threat over fishing deal with China.

Duterte finds a friend in China but critics cry treason

Philippines

UN to investigate deadly Philippines drug war

Human rights council approves resolution seeking comprehensive report on situation in the Philippines within a year.

UN approves resolution to probe Duterte's 'war on drugs'

Philippines

Amnesty to UN: Probe Duterte's 'crimes against humanity'

Rights group blasts Philippine police abuses as former top enforcer defends recent deadly raid saying 's*** happens'.

Philippines

Philippines faces call for UN inquiry into war-on-drugs killings

Activists back call for UN action, saying 27,000 people have been killed in Duterte's campaign against narcotics.

Philippines faces call for UN inquiry into war-on-drugs killings

Philippines

Duterte attempting to 'silence political opponents': Report

Southeast Asian parliamentary group calls out Philippine leader's 'unprecedented crackdown' on opposition politicians.

Duterte attempting to 'silence political opponents': Report