MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday fired his chief political rival from the role of "drugs tsar", accusing her of embarrassing the country by trying to draw undue international attention to his war on drugs.
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at his vice president on Tuesday, calling her a "scatterbrain" who was discussing his war on drugs with outsiders and could put the country in danger if given sensitive information.
MANILA The opposition leader put in charge of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs said on Friday it was time to reassess a campaign that was fraught with senseless killings and had failed to curtail a staggering rise in addiction.
MANILA The last time aides of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sent a text message to his vice president, it was to tell her to stay away from his cabinet meetings.
MANILA The vice president of the Philippines on Wednesday accepted President Rodrigo Duterte's offer of a lead role in his brutal war on drugs, even though she expected her political rival's administration would try to thwart her progress.
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named his main political rival as his "drugs tsar" after she criticised the high death toll his anti-narcotics campaign has caused, but her camp dismissed the offer as a gimmick.
MANILA/KUALA LUMPUR Southeast Asian countries fighting Islamic State's influence in the region lauded the killing of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi but said security forces were preparing for a long battle to thwart the jihadist group's ideology.
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should allow the United Nations to investigate his war on drugs, and abandon a deadly campaign that has been failure and a dent on the country's international image, its vice president said on Wednesday.
MANILA Jollibee Foods Corp , the Philippine fast food specialist known for fried 'Chickenjoy' and chopped hotdogs in sweet spaghetti sauce, is doubling down on expansion plans in the United States and China that are likely to include more M&A.
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea, if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing.