Rodrigo Duterte

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Nobel laureate Maria Ressa vows to fight Philippines order shutting Rappler site
‘Kill’ order to revoke news website’s certificates of incorporation made in final days of Rodrigo Duterte’s rule

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @3:37 AM

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‘The Punisher’: Rodrigo Duterte’s violent reign as Philippines president to end
Analysis: Duterte’s popularity remains undented among people in poorer areas despite attacks on human rights, rule of law and media

Rebecca Ratcliffe

28, Jun, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Philippines election result is a win for dynasty politics
Alliance between Ferdinand Marcos Jr and Sara Duterte reinforces power of influential families

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Manila

26, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Victims of Duterte’s drug war in Philippines exhumed as leases run out on their graves
Bereaved must find funds to cremate loved ones or face having them buried in a common grave

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Lorna Bayani in Manila

23, May, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Philippines election: torture survivors from Marcos era in shock after son’s win
Factcheckers say Ferdinand Marcos Jr was overwhelming beneficiary of a flood of online disinformation before poll

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Manila

10, May, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Philippines faces stark election choice – dictator’s son or human rights lawyer?
Ferdinand Marcos Jr leads polls but analysts point to huge rallies of his opponent and the vice-president, Leni Robredo

Rebecca Ratcliffe

08, May, 2022 @2:07 PM

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Philippines election: Bongbong poised to become president as Marcos history is rewritten
The dictator’s son is the favourite to win presidential race, reviving memories of a painful era for many

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Manila

07, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Philippines election 2022: what you need to know about the vote for president
Ferdinand Marcos Jr, known as Bongbong Marcos, frontrunner in race to replace populist president Rodrigo Duterte

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Manila

05, May, 2022 @3:09 AM

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‘He cared when no one did’: Filipino human rights lawyer Chito Gascón dies of Covid
Gascón, who frequently clashed with Rodrigo Duterte over his ‘war on drugs’, has been hailed as a ‘true hero’ of democracy

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

20, Oct, 2021 @6:01 AM

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‘We have to show courage’: the Philippines mothers taking Duterte and his ‘war on drugs’ to court
Up to 30,000 are believed to have died since the president urged police to start killing drug users – now their families want justice

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

10, Oct, 2021 @11:45 PM

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‘I’m quitting politics’, says Rodrigo Duterte – for a second time
Fears that controversial leader is lining up his daughter as his successor

Rebecca Ratcliffe

03, Oct, 2021 @2:41 AM

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Philippines’ youth call for systemic change at climate protest
Protesters parading an effigy of Rodrigo Duterte in Manila call for policies that prioritise people and planet

Carmela Fonbuena

24, Sep, 2021 @4:09 PM

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